Tag Archive: nintendo

Is Motion Control Still the Future of Video Games?

While Nintendo kicked off the motion control revolution four years ago and quickly dominated the field, Microsoft and Sony are betting there’s a lot of life — and money — left in the category. Last… Continue reading

Can PlayStation Move Survive?

A year or so before the Wii controller was unveiled, I had the chance to sit down with Satoru Iwata, president and CEO of Nintendo. As I expect every other reporter did that… Continue reading

Consumer electronics: The App effect

The advent of the app era has certainly changed how people view their phones, but its real impact has been less on telecommunications – and more on the electronics industry.  A new study… Continue reading

Can Nintendo get its mojo back?

Four years ago, Nintendo could do no wrong in the video game world. The Wii was beginning a triumphant run at retail, and the handheld DS unit had been flying off of store shelves… Continue reading

Opinion: PlayStation Move – Between A Rock And A Hard Place?

[As Sony’s PlayStation Move launches this weekend, Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris gathers his thoughts about the debut of the PS3’s motion control device, and the intuitiveness and needle-threading it requires to satisfy all… Continue reading

For Video Game Makers, Bad News Could Mean Changes

Video game publishers aren’t fooling themselves. They know August is going to be the latest in a string of awful months for the industry. Sales numbers will be released roughly two hours after… Continue reading

Apple Declares War on Nintendo, Sony Over Video Games

Apple might have shined its spotlight Wednesday on Apple TV and the new iPods, but at the same time, it had a clear message for the video game industry: We’re coming for you—and it’s… Continue reading

Apple revamps Apple TV, iPod and a whole lot more

Apple certainly wasn’t lacking for news at its press event today. We’ve got a story up on the front page of Variety, focusing on Apple TV, right now – and an analysis piece will… Continue reading

Nintendo cuts DS prices

With a new handheld gaming system on the way, Nintendo is giving its current device one last hurrah at retail. The company announced plans Monday to shave $20 off the price of the… Continue reading

Nintendo cuts prices – but why?

Nintendo has announced plans to shave $20 off the price of two versions of its best selling video game system – the Nintendo DS. Effective Sept. 12, the DSi will drop from $170… Continue reading