Tag: Nintendo

Nintendo’s Miyamoto admits HD development for Wii U was “underestimated”

In a Q&A with investors, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto admitted that Nintendo struggled in adapting to HD development for the Wii U as it requires twice as man manpower to do so. “When it comes to the scale of software development, Wii U with HD graphics requires about twice the human resources than before,” Miyamoto explained. Miyamoto says Nintendo may have…

Gaming News Wrap [4 July 2013]

Good morning. It’s the news you can use in bite-sized chunks. Like a zombie buffet. Day 3 of the Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale. Grab The Witcher 2, Forza Horizon, Crysis 3 and more for up to 75% off. There’s more, and you can check the good Major to see them all. Michael Pachter reckons former Xbox One boss Don Mattrick…

Gaming News Wrap [2 July 2013]

Good morning from infection central. Let’s kick things off with sales shall we? SA online retailer Kalahari.com has a sale on Blizzard titles at up to 60% off. The Ultimate Game Sale starts today on Xbox Live Marketplace. The games on sale today are Assassin’s Creed 3 ($14.99), Max Payne 3 ($9.99), Far Cry 3 ($19.99) and Borderlands 2 ($9.99).…

E3 2013 | Nintendo Videos

Yes. We don’t really know what we’re doing covering Nintendo’s stuff either, but we’re trying to spread our wings a little. And because of Bayonetta 2. Nintendo’s E3 presentation Wii U eShop trailer Bayonetta 2 The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD Pikmin 3 X – not the final name Mario Kart 8 New Super Luigi U Super Mario 3D World…

Gaming News Wrap [7 June 2013]

Good morning, and thank you good people for helping us stay sane this week… MVC sources reckon that Microsoft and Sky in the UK will reveal a new partnership at E3, which may see the Xbox One sold at a significantly reduced price when bundled with a Sky subscription. DStv in South Africa… you there? Hello?! Some new details about the Xbox…

Gaming News Wrap [5 June 2013]

Good morning. Grab your coffee and enjoy this wrap. It’s packed full of news and videos. A supposed leaked list of titles which will be announced at E3 by Microsoft has hit the internet. While – if the list proves to be true and accurate – there is plenty to be excited about, it’s pretty unlikely that this reflects the…

Wii U dev kits “just collected dust” at Just Cause 2 studio

The latest developer to voice their concerns over the Wii U’s small installed base is Avalanche Studio’s founder. Christofer Sundberg commented to Pressfire [as cited by Escapist] that the studio did receive development kits, but that the kits “just collected dust,” at the studio. “It’s a bit sad, because we wanted to do something. I think it is a cool platform, but right…