Nintendo, as per their norm, is choosing to keep quiet about their next gaming device, codenamed Nintendo NX. The company has stated that we will not hear anything about the system until 2016 and they do not want competitors to “take their ideas” on the system. Here is what Nintendo had to say regarding the system:
“We can’t talk about the NX. If we do, competitors may take our ideas and customers won’t be surprised.”
“This would not be beneficial for the company or its shareholders. The NX is new hardware, and will start from 0. However, the 3DS and Wii U have install bases. Immediately cutting off software for previous hardware upon the release of a new machine is inefficient.
“We will continue making 3DS and Wii software while preparing for the NX. We are prioritizing satisfying customers who purchased the Wii U.”
Whether this is PR jargon or Nintendo really has something special regarding their next system, we will not know until next year. All I know is that they better have something that will blow the general public away.
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The Xbox Games With Gold for July titles have been revealed and they are pretty good if you ask us. I don’t care if these games are a bit on the older side, it’s nice to see some great classic games appear on this promotion (I’m looking at you Gears of War 3). Although I still own this, maybe a lot of gamers have traded the title in and want to revisit the series one more time. Also, the XBOX One seems to have a decent offering as well treating gamers to Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag.
If you are reading this great news; the PS Plus version for Driveclub has FINALLY arrived on PS4. The PS Plus version of the popular racing title has been in development limbo but has finally released on the Playstation store. Driveclub PlayStation Plus Edition includes:
• Every DRIVECLUB™ feature: from online multiplayer matches and challenges, to offline solo racing, Tour events, customisation, replays, Photo Mode and more.
• The option to create your own races with full control over the time of day and the weather.
• Access to all 13 tracks in India, one of six locations in DRIVECLUB™.
• 15 cars for your garage.
• A full set of 27 PlayStation® trophies, including the precious Platinum.
Give it a download and let us know what you think.
Here is the Star Fox trailer in full 60FPS. The trailer comes from earlier this month when Nintendo showcased the game at E3 2015. Players will gain a new perspective on the historic franchise as the Wii U gamepad serves as the cockpit of the vehicles.
Here is the intro for the adorable Yoshi’s Woolly World for Wii U. The game has charm to spare and will be welcomed with open arms when it’s released later this year (at least for me in the States). I almost didn’t want to watch because I want to be surprised but I couldn’t resist. If you watch the intro, let me know what you think.
Here are the latest Japanese hardware sales for last week. Nintendo has to be pleased with its performance as of late as the 3DS and Wii U sit on top of the charts for the 3rd week in a row. Splatoon has been a hit worldwide and has helped the struggling system for the past couple of weeks in Japan.
Check out the rest of the numbers below:
3DS – 24.064
Wii U – 14.616
PS4 – 13.850
PS Vita – 12.288
PS3 – 2.819
Xbone – 201
Here is a preview of what players will be getting if they preorder Street Fighter V for PS4. Gamers who decide to plop down a preorder for the popular fighting game will receive this sweet PS4 theme. The theme features Street Fighter staple character Ryu and looks pretty nifty.
This just in, Nintendo has announced that its all new IP, Splatoon, has sold over 1 million copies worldwide. This is a combination of digital and physical sales for the title. Nintendo has to be thrilled with this number as it is a brand new franchise for them and the game has only been out for a month. Here is what Reggie Fils-Aime had to say regarding the title:
“Ever since Splatoon launched on May 29 in the United States, we’ve seen thousands of people go online to have fun in this colorful, chaotic competition,” said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. “This milestone puts us in a nice position as we prepare to launch 11 more exclusive Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games before the end of the year, plus amiibo, digital offerings and games from our third-party partners.”
Impressive numbers Nintendo. Let’s see how this one does over the summer.