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Analysis of Nintendo’s Wii U Conference in NYC

After two disastrous E3 showings, Nintendo had a lot to prove with Thursday’s Wii U conference in New York City.  What will the price be?  When is it coming out?  What are the system’s online capabilities (if any)?  Most importantly, what games are coming out for the system?  Thankfully, Nintendo delivered definitive answers to most […]

July Video Game Sales Were Not Good

Surprising no one, the NPD Group revealed that July retail video game sales weren’t good.  What is surprising, however, is just how bad they were; total sales came in at a puny $548.4 million, a 20 percent drop from the previous July.  It gets worse, though, when you consider that July 2011 sales were the […]

Industry Not Doing Well Overall, but Digital Revenues are a Bright Spot

The video game industry has had a rough year so far.  Everyone knows that.  What you might not be aware of, however, is that the digital sector of this great industry (which includes things such as full downloadable games, DLC, subscription fees, and mobile/social games) is actually doing better than the retail, disc-based games market.  […]

You Might Want to Think Twice About Buying Madden NFL 13 on Wii U

Madden NFL 13 releases for Xbox 360 and PS3 on August 28.  A Wii U version of the game will follow sometime later.  However, football-loving gamers might not want to wait past August; in an interview with ESPN Playbook, producer Yuri Bialoskursky said that the Wii U version of Madden NFL 13 won’t be as […]

EA Giving Up NCAA College Football Exclusivity Starting in 2014

Football fans, rejoice; EA is giving up its stranglehold on the football video games market!  Well, its stranglehold on the college football games market, anyway.  A class-action lawsuit filed back in 2008 that claimed EA is violating anti-trust laws because of its football game exclusivity deals has not gone the way EA had hoped.  EA […]

June 2012 Game Sales Slide 29%

June 2012 was another bad month for video game sales according to the NPD, with overall revenues plunging 29% compared to June 2011.  The best-selling game of the month was LEGO Batman 2:  DC Super Heroes, which managed to sell a respectable 450,000 copies across all platforms.  May releases like Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon:  Future […]

Shigeru Miyamoto Says He Wants New Star Fox, Metroid Games on Wii U

Legendary Nintendo developer Shigeru Miyamoto hopes to see new Metroid and Star Fox games come to the Wii U.  In an interview with IGN, Miyamoto-san stated that he sees a lot of interesting potential for the Metroid series because of the Wii U GamePad:  “”I feel like the possibilities of the GamePad for Metroid could […]

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