Tag: Nintendo

Rumoured Wii U Release Date Was a “Misunderstanding” Says PDP

The earlier rumours of the Wii U release date being leaked by PDP during the recent GameStop conference, have now been denied. PDP’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, William Otte has now told Kotaku [via CVG] that the November 18 release date “was all a misunderstanding.” PDP community manager Candace Hinton added: “At this time we can’t confirm Nintendo’s dates and…

Patcher: “I Don’t Think Nintendo Fans Are So Stupid They Would Buy a Piece of Cardboard”

Gaming analyst, Michael Pachter has previously made it well known that he is skeptical about Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U. Patcher famously stated at the recent Develop Conference  that the Wii U is a “solution in search of a problem,” and that he does not believe it is going to work. More recently, the outspoken analyst was quoted saying Nintendo could sell…

Fifa 13 Confirms Wii U Boxart

The Assassin’s Creed III boxart for the Wii U popped up on Amazon earlier in the week making it the first Wii U boxart to be revealed. While the boxart looked legit, it remained unofficial as Ubisoft were not confirming the boxart. We can now confirm the boxart for the Wii U as EA Sports has officially unveiled the Fifa 13…

2K Games’ Head Believes Consoles Should Always be Relevant

With the coming of cloud gaming and Smart TV’s with internet connections, some in the industry have suggested that consoles could be phased out all together in future. Speaking with GamesIndustryBiz 2K Games head, Christoph Hartmann suggested that he is not totally convinced we will see the console become obsolete, and believes we should always have a need for the platform.…