Morning television is the freight train of fitness trends. These breakfast shows introduce families to lightweight takes on current events and fashions. The first morning show aired in 1952, and its audience was primarily stay-at-home mothers. While much has changed, US morning shows such as Today and Sunrise still sell traditionalism, including the latest health… Continue reading
This morning, having sold over 100 million units worldwide, Nintendo ceased production on the console that secretly won this generation. Wii shouldn’t have worked. Its name, its controller, its outdated innards, a launch line-up without Mario. It was, of course, a sensation for the very same reasons. For a few golden years following its launch in… Continue reading
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Activision to publish Rovio trio on Nintendo home consoles for the first time.
While many Channels are being closed, the Wii Shop remains open.
Nintendo has confirmed that it sold 3.06 million Wii Us globally between launch and the end of December 2012, with 11.69 million software titles sold for the new console. In its financial results Nintendo cut its Wii U sales forecast from 5.5 million to four million unit sales by the end of March, with software sales targets also sliding down from 24 million units to 16 million.
Microsoft’s home console is less than 200,000 total UK unit sales behind Nintendo’s current-gen leader and catching up fast, says a report on CVG.
China is considering lifting its 12-year ban on game consoles according to a report in Chinese newspaper China Daily. The report cites an anonymous source from the Ministry of Culture who says that the department is looking at the moratorium.
How To Make A Game continues with a look at 3DS (and soon Wii U) download store eShop. Is Nintendo's marketplace a good fit for your first videogame?-
What has Nintendo given videogames? Well, it’s created mascots and traditions, and even come up with a handful of genres. It’s pushed physics and character, too, along with analogue controls and rotating sprites. Yet a big part of what Nintendo always brings with it is an understanding that videogames shouldn’t just build environments. To be great, they need to create actual places.