Tag: Wii U

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…

Disappointing Wii U launch and next-gen uncertainties has Activision cautious for remainder of 2013

While Activision has announced “better than expected” earnings for the start of the year, the publisher has raised concerns over the back half of the year. In the official investors’ press release, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick acknowledged the publisher’s performance, citing StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm and World of Warcraft as strong contributors to the better than expected result. Kotick did however raise…

Gaming News Wrap [9 May 2013]

Good morning all you wonderful, wonderful people.  Yes, we’re trying to better you up.  Happy brains are tasty brains. A report by LazyGamer – citing “numerous industry sources” – suggests that the South African branch of EA will be shut down.  While this may be directly related to EA’s decision internationally to cut its workforce by 10% to “to ‘reduce operating…

Gaming News Wrap [6 May 2013]

Good morning.  Did you have a good weekend?  Did you have a good Free Comic Book Day this weekend?  We did, and you can see what happened at the Reader’s Den in Cavendish in Cape Town in pictures right here. When there’s next-gen rumours, you know where you will find it.  Right here -> “Insiders” are claiming that Microsoft’s next…

Gaming News Wrap [3 Apr 2013]

Waking up wishing you didn’t have to go to work this morning is perfectly acceptable.  But imagine if we followed through with that frame of mind.  There wouldn’t be this feature every morning to keep you going for the rest of the day.  Our pleasure. According to unnamed Kotaku sources, the next Xbox controller is nearly identical to the current…

Morning News Wrap (18 Mar 2013)

How do you welcome in Monday after being privileged to have been a small part of witnessing a South African team make it to Los Angeles for the CoD Championship in early April.  By congratulating the  team of course.  Our congratulations to XtaZ on their win, and we wish them good luck for the big showdown in Los Angeles.  Our congratulations too…