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Inspired by Pokémon GO, Sony to “Aggressively” Enter Mobile Gaming

Seems like someone has been keen on picking up stuff from Nintendo and Niantec’s recent tactics. After the blaring success of Pokémon GO, Sony Chief Executive Kaz Hirai has said that Sony will will be aggressively entering the mobile market. In an interview with the Financial Times, Hiraz said, “Mobile gaming is something we are aggressively getting into. It’s quite a shift from being just a console-based business to being on mobile phones as well.” Stating his reasons as well, he says, “Pokémon Go is a real game-changer. I’m very interested in the fact that it has the potential to really change the way people move, literally.” FowardWorks will be taking point on Sony’s smartphone game development, and additionally, the Financial Times has reported that ...

Pokémon GO Plus Delayed

In a recent Twitter post, Nintendo announced that there will a delay in the launch of Pokémon Go Plus – an accessory that allows people to play Pokémon GO without having to constantly look at their phones’ screens, making it much more convenient and safer in public. Originally, Pokémon GO Plus was supposed to launch by the end of July. But no explanation has been provided by the company regarding the delay. The #PokemonGO Plus accessory will arrive in Sept. instead of the originally expected end of July. Thanks for your patience, Trainers! — Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) July 27, 2016 Pokémon GO Plus can connect to your phone via Bluetooth, allowing you to walk around and catch Pokémon without having to look at your phone’s screen repeatedly. When a Pokémon pops up...

Nintendo NX: A Portable Console That You Can Plug Into Your TV

According to a report by Eurogamer, the upcoming Nintendo NX will be a portable console with detachable controllers. It will have an inbuilt screen with controllers on both the sides, which can be attached or removed as you need. Here are the details: The inbuilt display lets you use the NX as a handheld console, along with detachable controllers. It can be docked to display the output on your TV for a home console experience, and will run cartridge based games. It is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra mobile processor, with the present development kits using the Tegra X1 chip found in the NVIDIA Shield Android devices. This means the console will be much less powerful than the current generation consoles available in the market, lying somewhere between the Wii U and the Xbox One. To put it in sho...

Nintendo’s Pokémon GO High Over?

After Nintendo stated last week that the financial impact of Pokémon GO will be limited, the company’s shares have plunged by about 17%, dissipating about USD 6.3 billion in market value. As per exchange movement rules in Japan, the greatest amount by which a company can fall is 18 %. While everyone immediately thinks of Nintendo when Pokémon is concerned, the company only has a 13% stake in Pokémon GO. It will be The Pokemon Company and developer Niantic who will reap most of the profits from the game’s storming success.  In a press release, Nintendo announced that they will not make any revisions to the annual forecast based on the game as it will have a limited financial impact. However, they have already taken into account the Pokémon GO Plus, which is indeed being develope...

Nintendo’s NES To Make A Comeback As A Mini Version

In a completely surprise Twitter post on July 14th, Nintendo, announced that the Classic NES, which was first released in the 1980s, will be returning to stores this year. We kid you not. The classic console will come with 30 bundled games and will be available for purchase starting November 11th, 2016. It costs about $60 and can be plugged directly into your TV using an HDMI cable. The NES will come packaged with one controller. Additional controllers can be bought for $10. Classic Controller and Classic Controller Pro controllers can also be used to play. Moreover, the NES Classic Controller, can be used to play Virtual Console NES games on Wii U or Wii by connecting it to a Wii Remote. “We wanted to give fans of all ages the opportunity to revisit Nintendo’s original system ...

Guide To Pokémon GO: GO OUTSIDE, FOR GOD’S SAKE

Last week has gotten Pokémon fans all riled up, thanks to Nintendo bringing their most loved franchise to the smartphone. Yes, the little Pocket Monsters you’ve been a fan of since you were a kid can now be literally carried around in your smartphone as you roam around the world, aiming to catch ’em all. What a great time to be alive! Unfortunately, the game isn’t out for all countries yet. But for those who have the game and wondering about how to go about it, here’s everything you need to know to get you started on your journey to be the very best (like no one ever waaaaassss), to catch them is my real test, to train them is my cauuussseeee. Sorry. Got a little carried away there. Getting started First things first. When you run the game for the first time, you...

NX Wasn’t Revealed At E3 Due To Fear Of Imitators

In a recent tweet, Shigeru Miyamoto, Creative Fellow at Nintendo said that they would’ve revealed information about the upcoming Nintendo NX at this year’s E3, but they were worried that imitators might copy it. Since the very beginning, Nintendo has had a reputation of being innovative when it comes to both hardware and software. They introduced the original analog thumbstick and the rumblepak, gave us motion gaming and 3D gaming that does not require 3D glasses. And if the rumors are to be believed, the NX will be nothing short of a game changer. Miyamoto may have a point. When Nintendo released the N-64 with an analog thumbstick and rumble pak, it was soon followed by  Playstation and Sega Dreamcast controllers that came with thumbsticks on their controllers with rumble pak....

“CDPR: NX Will Be Fantastic” – And Here’s Why

In a recent TV interview with Rocket Beans TV, CD Projekt Red’s Communications Manager  Fabian Mario Döehla said that the Nintendo NX is going to be fantastic and they look forward to it. Here is a translation of the small discussion about the next addition to the Nintendo family of consoles (originally in German): Host: What do you know about NX? Fabian: It will be fantastic. As developer [CD Projekt] you get access to the hardware and everybody [at CD Projekt] is looking forward. We know things. Host: Are you lying now? Fabian: No, no. Host: Sometimes I cannot tell if you are telling the truth or not. Fabian: No, no! It was like this in the past as the Wii prototypes came in, back then called “Revolution”. It was so funny that in Japan they were all very excited at the developer st...

Nintendo NX Confirmed To Launch By 2017 Globally

And it has been confirmed, the new Nintendo console. Allegedly called the “NX” has been confirmed to launch by March 2017 globally and all this is confirmed by non-other than Nintendo itself. The NX has been in news for quite some time now, with reports coming in stating it being faster than the PlayStation 4 itself, but amidst all the rumors, news, Nintendo itself decided to confirm the status of the console by first posting their latest financial report, among many other details, it also confirmed the NX release time frame. “For our dedicated video game platform business, Nintendo is currently developing a gaming platform codenamed ‘NX’ with a brand-new concept,” the company stated Nintendo Further adds that they want to extend their Amiibo line-up further down th...

New Nintendo Console Faster Than PlayStation 4?

News for the alleged next gen consoles such as “PlayStation 4.5” and “Xbox 1.5” are already in the minds of many and now we see some new news in regards to Nintendo’s new next gen console allegedly called “NX”. The latest details comes from Neogaf user and was backed by Emily Rogers, a long time Nintendo blogger who has often been cited as well informed insider. Her social media account was recently reactivated after a brief break, although her posts are protected. All these new details hint towards the Nintendo NX, stating it will me much more powerful than the PS4. The latest news suggests that the performance improvement seems to be vast, from the CPU, to GPU and RAM. While there is still no information on the clock speeds, memory and other things, what we do know is that the CPU is up ...

Could We Be Playing Nintendo NX Games On the Playstation 4?

There have been various rumors going around as to what Nintendo’s upcoming console Nintendo NX will be, and what it will be capable of delivering. Now, in a flurry of fresh new rumors, it’s being said that the mystery console may now be compatible with PCs, smartphones, and even competing consoles such as the Playstation 4. We do realise how improbable that sounds, but lets get on with the story first. It started when Wall Street Journal reporter Takashi Mochizuki drew attention to an analyst’s report claiming Nintendo even plans to allow the NX to work with the Sony PS4, in some capacity. Very interesting report by @gibbogame: Nintendo’s NX may work with smartphones, PCs and even rival consoles such as PlayStation4. — Takashi Mochizuki (@mochi_wsj) January 20, 2016 The u...

All The Highlights From IGX

If you’re an avid gamer, and you missed IGX, then you missed out on what was one of the most enjoyable gaming events in India. IGX, or Indian Games Expo, was held for the first time in Mumbai, on the 14th and 15th of November. Players could try out all the latest games including Call Of Duty: Black Ops III, Witcher 3, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and many more. However, it wasn’t just games. You could meet game developers like Apar Games and Vanishing Point Studios, who showed off their upcoming games. Gamers looking to get the latest games and buy some cool gaming merchandise could go to GamesTheShop, Psychostore, Sunder Electronics, and many other stores present there. We also got to check out VR equipment made by Absentia VR, a Bangalore-based startup showed off its Tes...


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