E3 News: Nintendo Bringing Game Demos To Local Best Buy Stores

Nintendo decided to do something different at this year’s E3 Expo. Instead of putting on a huge presentation at the show, they instead made a presentation video showing all the new titles scheduled for their Wii U and Nintendo 3DS platform. The are going a step further, trying to bring E3 to everyone who can’t make the main show. They teamed up with Best Buy to get local stores around the United States to deliver Wii U presentations of the latest games. Games being shown at Best Buy include Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Walker, … Continue reading E3 News: Nintendo Bringing Game Demos To Local Best Buy Stores

Nintendo Breaks into the Online Network Race

By Tyler Lee At a recent earnings briefing, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata announced Nintendo’s plans for their own online network to compete with Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. Known as the Nintendo Network, it will be compatible with the Wii U and the 3DS. From the discussion, it appears that the Nintendo Network, like Xbox Live and PSN, will offer communication between users as well as the ability to purchase digital content. The community system featured in Mario Kart 7 was used as a sort of model for the Nintendo Network. Unlike the WiFi system used by Nintendo now, … Continue reading Nintendo Breaks into the Online Network Race

Telltale Inks Publishing Deals With Nintendo, Sony

Telltale Games, the leading independent digital publisher and developer of episodic interactive entertainment, today announced it has signed an agreement to publish video games for the Wii home console from Nintendo. The company also announced that its best-selling game, Back to the Future: The Game, which has achieved more than one million downloaded episodes on PC, will be the first title under this agreement to be published in North America at retail this October for $19.99. "Securing a publishing agreement with Nintendo of America ensures that we can make our popular content available on every major console platform. This signing … Continue reading Telltale Inks Publishing Deals With Nintendo, Sony

Gamescom: The Last Story Wii RPG Finally Coming to Europe

Nintendo has confirmed a European release for The Last Story and Pandora’s Tower. These two games are highly sought after by RPG fans and will finally be coming to the Wii in Europe in 2012. Whispered in the same reverential tones as Xenoblade Chronicles, The Last Story comes from the creator of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi and Pandora’s Tower offers more JRPG goodness. Both games have been at the centre of a campaign, as US gamers called for the titles to be released in their region. Unfortunately, Nintendo hasn’t announced a US release, but European gamers will get to sample … Continue reading Gamescom: The Last Story Wii RPG Finally Coming to Europe

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