Tag: Wii U

Ubisoft executive believes price drop will help Wii U “find its public”

Nintendo’s Wii U has not been a success story at the retailer as worldwide sales have been less than flattering despite the interest that the console has generated. Ubisoft’s executive director for EMEA territories Alain Corre, believes that the Wii U could still find traction should it receive a drop in price. Speaking with Edge [via MCV], Corre confirmed that he would…

Nintendo handheld and console divisions merge to ‘share tech’ and to work on further ‘integrating the 3DS and Wii U’

Nintendo has told GamesIndustryBiz that its console and handheld hardware divisions are merging in a brand-new Kyoto facility. Nintendo is making the move in an effort for the two divisions to work more closely together and share technology more efficiently, as well as for the two divisions to work on further integrating the Nintendo 3DS with the Wii GIBiz note that Nintendo’s…

Analyst Claims Playstation 4 Will Launch in October and Xbox 720 in November

MCV are reporting on Baird Equity Research analyst, Colin Sebastian claiming that he believes that the Playstation 4 will launch this October and will be followed by an Xbox 720 in November. Sebastian claims that he has however heard word of “early production issues with Sony’s PS4” that could delay Sony’s plans. MCV note that it was also insinuated last year…

Morning News Wrap (8 Jan 2013)

Wake up sleepy head.  Shake those cobwebs from your head and fill it with braaaaaaiiiiiiiinnnnnssssss – of course – and this little round up of mildly entertaining news from the world of gaming. Everyone’s favourite episodic zombie game (… only one maybe), The Walking Dead by TellTale Games has sold a whopping 8.5 million episodes across its five episodes.  That’s…

Nintendo Not Interested in Emulating Xbox Live and Playstation Network

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata says Nintendo does not want to emulate the Xbox Live and PlayStation Network online services . Iwata told IGN [as cited by Eurogamer] that Nintendo is seeking to innovate along its own path. “We have not thought that offering the same features that already exist within other online communities would be the best proposal for very experienced…