Nintendo owns up, says Xbox 360 and PS3 footage used at E3 presentation
Everyone knows that Nintendo does not intend to compete with the PS3 and Xbox 360 on the graphical front right from the very beginning, which was why the Japanese gaming company decided to settle for an alternative yet creative method of in-game controls instead of pursuing graphical perfection. Well, it makes perfect sense if the next version of Nintendo’s home console would have better graphics, so some folks have speculated […]
These are the Wii U's geeky tech specs
The Wii U might have been announced at Nintendo’s E3 press conference this morning and the Wii U touchscreen controller might have been the focus of everybody’s attention, but do you want to know a little more about what’s powering the Wii U console itself? Sure you do. Follow the link over to get the low-down on the Wii U’s tech specs.
Wii U Controller Preview
Shocking nobody who’s paid any attention to all the rumors over the last couple of weeks, Nintendo unveiled the Wii U and its controller at its E3 press conference this morning. Boasting a 6.2-inch screen, dual analog circle pads, a mic, two pairs of rear triggers, a stylus and more, the controller wowed Nintendo fans near and far, gamers casual to hardcore and even many Sony and Microsoft diehards.Just like […]
Nintendo celebrates 25 years of Zelda with new games and gold Wii Remote
Kicking off Nintendo’s E3 press conference, Nintendo had an orchestra play memorable Legend of Zelda tunes while Shigeru Miyamoto reenacted Link’s motion. A trailer demoing 25 years worth of Zelda played to to a thunderous crowd. But what is Nintendo doing to celebrate the festivities?It’s releasing a bunch of games, a new gold Wii Remote and two special edition musical soundtracks. Hit the link to find out the full details.
Full list of Nintendo 3DS games announced at E3
As many of you already know, the 3DS is having a hard time moving units after its initial launch. Whether that is because of headaches from the 3D, the expensive $250 price tag or lack of must-have games, Nintendo big E3 plan for the 3DS was to kill the drought of games. Although some impressive games were demoed, they still felt like very typical Nintendo-esque games – meaning games that […]
Nintendo's next console is called the Wii U
Rumored for years, hyped for months, the “Wii U” is exactly what everybody expected: a high-definition Wii. It’s name, however was not (so much for that Beam/Stream/Nintendo name). Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime says the Wii U is unique, utopian and it’s “tailor made for ‘you’.”While Nintendo didn’t unveil the actual hardware unit (you could see a glimpse of it in demo video showing off the controller), the console […]
Full list of PS Vita games revealed
Sony just blew the lid off of everything PS Vita, including info on pricing and release time. Over 80 developers are working on PS Vita games. Here are all the major games you’ll be playing on your shiny new quad-core gaming beast with a 5-inch OLED screen: Bioshock NGP (tentative name) Dust 514 LittleBigPlanet (tentative name) ModNation Racers Ruin (tentative name) Super Street Fighter x Tekken Uncharted: Golden Abyss WipEOut […]
PS Vita will cost $250/$300 and comes out this holiday season
The PS Vita (vee-tah!) was announced in January, and although we knew most of the devices specs, Sony didn’t announce any pricing or release dates. Today at Sony’s E3 press conference, Sony let loose all of that info. According to Sony Bend, they’ve been working on PS Vita hardware for over two years!There were reports that the PS Vita would suffer a delay due to the earthquake in Japan, but […]
Full list of new Kinect-enabled games for Xbox 360
Microsoft’s E3 Xbox 360 press conference was a huge showcase for Kinect – the motion control camera sensor that launched last Novemeber. Aside from including full support for Xbox Live services via voice control, what gamers care about most are the games. What new games does Kinect support? Here’s the full list: Dance Central 2 Kinect: Disneyland Adventures Fable: The Journey Forza 4 Kinect Sports: Season Two Kinect Star Wars […]
Halo 4 and Halo remake accidentally leaked out early
E3’s official show floor doesn’t open until tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean E3 hasn’t technically started! First up is Microsoft’s Xbox 360 press conference, where it’s widely expected several major Kinect titles will be announced. Kinect not your style? Well, it looks like Microsoft accidentally leaked out Halo 4 and Halo: Combat Evolved for a brief moment on it’s “preview” web site. The references are long gone, but it’s a […]
Microsoft announces 55 million Xbox 360 lifetime sales
Microsoft’s preparing for its E3 press conference next week where it’s widely expected the company will be showing off some heavy hitters for Kinect, but that doesn’t mean it can’t get the show going with some pre-show fireworks. Major Nelson dropped some informative news today on his site today charting the Xbox 360’s continued growth. The results are pretty impressive.
Tons of NGP/PS Vita screens leak out ahead of E3
E3 is coming up fast next week and we’re all craving for news on Sony’s NGP/ PS Vita. We want to know whether specs have been cut, how much the portable handheld is going to be and when we can get one ourselves. Unfortunately, details on all those have not been made official by Sony.What we do have are a heaping load of brand spanking new screenshots for a few […]
Project Orapa from Microsoft headed for E3 announcement?
The E3 Expo that will begin on June 7th might just see Microsoft make an announcement for Project Orapa. To clue in the clueless, Orapa is actually the working name for a combination of Xbox Live and Microsoft’s Mediaroom IPTV. It would open the door for Microsoft to turn the regular TV in your living room into a service which is capable of delivering content to Xbox customers first, followed […]
Rumor: Devil May Cry Compilation and Syphon Filter 4 at E3
E3 is next week and publishers are looking to make this year one to remember. Although the biggest news will no doubt be Nintendo’s new Wii successor, the PS3 and Xbox 360 are looking to round out their offerings with heavy hitting software. The PlayStation 3, despite its recent run-in with hackers who stole credit card info and took down the PlayStation Network looks to getting some big-name help.Rumor has […]
Nintendo will unveil Wii HD at E3
After years of rumors, Game Informer says it’s been able to confirm with multiple sources that Nintendo will unveil the successor to the Wii at E3 this year. This comes off news that the Wii will receive a $50 price cut next month. As far as information on the console goes, all GI knows is that it will have high-definition graphics, but are unsure whether or not it will exceed […]