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Ubisoft dumbing down Watchdogs for PC, Crytek losing money, game devs claiming next gen consoles will match the graphical look of the PC on Ultra: all of these are interesting signs to a troubling possibility. Is the gaming industry moving away from the PC and focusing on the close environment of the console? From some of the information and the items we listed above it would seem so. Is this a trend of the future? Or is this simply what the industry does whenever they see new consoles hit the market?

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Thursday, 24 October 2013 19:35

The end of Nintendo WIi

Seven years after the launch, and more than 100 million sold devices worldwide, Nintendo has announced that it will soon stop production of the original Nintendo Wii console.

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Thursday, 29 August 2013 18:13

Cheaper Nintendo consoles on the way


Nintendo has introduced a cheaper version of their 3DS handheld gaming console that does not have support for 3D display , which is why it lost the "3" in the name, and is not the clamshell model.

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Saturday, 03 August 2013 22:07

Nintendo doing good despite Wii U


Nintendo has released their quarterly business results which show that in the three months that ended in late June they only sold 160,000 pieces of their game console Wii U.

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Saturday, 06 July 2013 19:53

Club Nintendo hacked


Nintendo has announced that their Club Nintendo service where players can collect points for the hardware and the games they buy, and then to win a variety of prizes and gifts, got hacked or that unknown hackers broke into the database of members, and retrieve their data.

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Thursday, 13 June 2013 22:48

Grim days for Nintendo


Like Nintendo's struggle was not enough, now Ubisoft's Yves Guillemot said in an interview with Kotaku that Nintendo has to work on the sale of their new console if they want Ubisoft to continue issuing Wii U exclusives. 

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Friday, 26 April 2013 19:58

Wii U receives a speed-up


Nintendo's Wii U, the successor to famous Wii issued last year, was very interesting for some customers at the first sight while others were not so much impressed, but on one thing they all agreed, console's performances were not as expected. Aware of this, Nintendo recently decided to push out the first major software upgrade for their new console and dealt with that aspect.

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Monday, 26 November 2012 18:53

Wii U is not slow, Oles was misunderstood


After last week one of the main developers for 4A Games Oles Shishkovtsov "shocked" the public by saying that the Wii U has a "desperate, slow processor", the media filled many columns with his reckless words. Obviously Nintendo did not like that, appears to have sent a letter of protest to THQ or threatened them in some way because the spokesman of the mentioned publishing house, and also of 4A Games Huw Beynon immediately responded in a much more passive tone.

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Tuesday, 20 November 2012 22:07

Nintendo Wii U sold out in the US


Wal-Mart and Target have revealed that interest in the Nintendo Wii U is surely big. The new console is already sold out in the United States. Some of the most famous and definitely the largest supermarket chains in the United States have stated that the Nintendo Wii U is already sold out. Specifically, Wal-Mart and Target are unanimous that the Nintendo Wii is sold out and that they were more than pleasantly surprised by the interest for the new console.

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Thursday, 18 October 2012 20:05

Nintendo Wii U manufacturer, Foxconn, in trouble


After Foxconn had troubles with some of their workers allegedly striking in the iPhone manufacturing factory; they have even bigger problems with the Wii U line. This time problems are not workers striking, having workers under the age of 16. This is against Chinese labor laws and of course against common sense. They said “Our investigation has shown that the interns in question, who ranged in age from 14 to 16, had worked in that campus for approximately three weeks.”

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