Sections

Miyamoto asks consumers to be patient with Wii U

Saturday, 6 April 2013 21:47 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Shigeru Miyamoto wants consumers to be patient with Wii U, stating that the slow adoption rate has more to do with the console being “different” than there being a lack of titles.

Speaking with CNN, Miyamoto said it will just take the market time to understand the value Wii U and its second screen option has to offer, plus, game releases for the console will pick up over the summer.

“There was a period when we first released the Nintendo DS that people would say there’s no way people can look at two screens at once,” he said. “I almost feel like, as people get more familiar with Wii U and these touchscreen interfaces, that there is going to come a point where they feel like ‘I can’t do everything I want to do if I don’t have a second screen’.

“The other thing I think about is how do we begin getting people to understand that and convey the usefulness of Wii U to them. For me as a game developer, obviously I look at Wii U from the perspective of what games I can bring to Wii U.”

Nintendo has said repeatedly that more titles are heading to Wii U and the eShop this summer, and later this year.

The slate includes New Super Mario Bros. U DLC featuring New Super Luigi U, Mario Golf: World Tour, Pikmin 3, Rayman Legends, The Wonderful 101, Wii Fit U, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Game & Wario, Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, Young Justice: Legacy, Marvel Pinball, and of course, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD.

Latest

  • Sony leaks: Uncharted movie similar to National Treasure but more “intense” and not as “silly”

    Sony Pictures wants the Uncharted film to be similar in tone to the National Treasure franchise, but not as soft or silly, and with deeper romantic storyline than the Nicolas Cage films. The information on the upcoming film was pulled from emails and database files derived from the Sony Pictures hack last year by North […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront isn’t just a “big-budget Battlefield mod,” says DICE

    DICE boss Patrick Bach has promised Star Wars: Battlefront isn’t just a “big-budget Battlefield mod,” as the game carries the Battlefront title for a reason. Speaking with Eurogamer during Day 2 of the Star Wars Celebration yesterday, Bach said the team stayed true to the “core ethos” of the Battlefront series by adhering to what […]

  • New Steam policy restricts accounts to protect users from phishing scams and spam

    Valve has implemented a new policy on Steam which limits user accounts which have spent less than $5 through the store. The new policy is to protect users from phishing scams and spam. If the users hasn’t spent anything on the store, they at least have to have $5 sitting in their Steam Wallet. This […]

  • Latest Flash Sale on the US PlayStation Store discounts action games and movies

    Sony is hosting another Flash Sale on the North American store with plenty of action games, and some films, to help get your weekend started. The list is super long, so here’s a few highlights: Army of TWO The Devil’s Cartel Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Bayonetta Beyond Good & Evil HD Castlevania: Harmony of Despair […]

  • A new expansion for Postal 2 called Paradise Lost was released today

    It appears Postal 2 has a new add-on available. No, it’s not for the 2003 version, but the Complete Edition which was greenlit on Steam 10 years later. Called Paradise Lost, the add-on stars the Dude and contains a new single-player story campaign and new areas featuring free-roam gameplay. The original voice actor for the […]

  • GTA 5 patch 1.01 is now available for PC, fixes launcher and framerate issues

    Rockstar has released patch 1.01 for the PC version of GTA 5 and along with a fix to the character’s facial features changing when transferring to PC, the launcher will no longer drain your CPU and crash. Here are the full patch notes: Fixed an issue where the GTAV Launcher would use an abnormally high […]

  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 will arrive on the PS Store for PS4 in May

    Ultra Street Fighter 4 will be released on PlayStation 4 in May, Capcom has announced. All characters, levels and previous DLC will be included in the PS4 version, including a fix to input lag found in the PS3 version’s controls. The fighting game will be released digitally on the PS Store May 26 for $24.99 […]

  • Upcoming Dark Souls 2 patch to fix weapon degradation glitch

    Weapon degradation wan’t an intentional feature in Dark Souls 2, and now that it has carried over into Scholar of the First Sin, the glitch will be patched out in an upcoming update. The glitch also affected the framerate of Dark Souls 2 on PC, and on all platforms with Scholar of the First Sin. […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront is now available for pre-order on Origin, Amazon, others

    Star Wars: Battlefront is now available for pre-order through EA’s Origin service as well as Amazon and GameStop. Star Wars: Battlefront pre-orders, as previously reported, will include early access to the free Battle of Jakku DLC. The planet is included in the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and finds the New Republic coming […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront – watch the lovely reveal trailer here

    The first trailer for Star Wars: Battlefront was released today after much anticipation. Watch the lovely game reveal below, all captured on PlayStation 4. The trailer was revealed during an EA panel today at the Star Wars Celebration, and featured Lucasfilm concept artist Doug Chiang, the game’s senior producer Sigurlina Ingvarsdottir, and other members of […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront has 40-player battles, play as Darth Vader and Boba Fett

    Star Wars: Battlefront will take place during the original film trilogy’s timeline, according to a report from the Associated Press. It appears the information was posted ahead of time, (via Kotaku) as the report is written in past tense. According to the report, players will take part in “frenzied shoot-outs between up to 40 players” […]

  • Microsoft confirms departure of Xbox Europe VP Phil Harrison

    Microsoft has confirmed the departure of Phil Harrison, its corporate VP of Xbox in Europe. According to a statement, Harrison left to pursue interests outside of the company, Xbox boss Phil Spencer told GI.biz. “Following a successful tenure as Corporate Vice President in Xbox in Europe, Phil Harrison has chosen to pursue business interests outside […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Rent-a-Server option coming to both last and current-gen consoles

    Battlefield Hardline players will be able to take part in the Rent-a-Server program, similar to the one in Battlefield 4, when the first patch for the shooter is released. Rental servers will come to both last and current-gen consoles, and CPU issues will be addressed in the patch as well, which PC players will be […]

  • Chip’s Challenge and unreleased sequel Chip’s Challenge 2 arrive on Steam next month

    Chip’s Challenge, the 1989 top-down tile-based puzzler created by Chuck Sommerville, is heading to Steam along with the unreleased sequel Chip’s Challenge 2. After the release of the first game, Sommerville spent two years developing the sequel, only to find the trademark had been sold. The trademark’s new owners wanted him to fund the publishing, […]

  • Pillars of Eternity patch betas hitting Steam, update 1.05 to drop in May

    Patch 1.04 for Pillars of Eternity dropped yesterday, and according to Obsidian Entertainment, players can expect the next round of fixes to arrive in May. According to a post on the Kickstarter page, patch 1.04 contained quite a bit of fixes, and going forward, the team plans to continue squishing bugs, adding additional polish and […]

  • Goat Simulator comes to Xbox platforms

    Goat Simulator continues its plan to dominate all platforms under the sun by releasing on Xbox consoles. Goat Simulator has been released on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. The store page for the Xbox One version is now live, but the 360 one is lagging behind. Don’t know what this game is or what it’s […]

  • Alienation: first co-op footage revealed

    We have our first look at gameplay footage from Housemarque’s Alienation. Housemarque has finally given us a look at their upcoming shooter project, Alienation. The twin-stick shooter will feature co-op and the new video shows it in action. It’s a short one but still manages to demo several environments. The game was shown off at […]

  • ReShade SweetFX supports GTA 5, user-made presets begin popping up

    GTA 5 modders started making presets for ReShade SweetFX as soon as they realised the tool supports it. To the modding community’s delightful surprise, shader-altering tool ReShade SweetFX was discovered to support GTA 5. What this means is that anyone can download the tool, mess around with the post-processing options, and inject them into GTA […]

  • Project Cars goes gold, full track list revealed

    Project Cars has finally gone gold. Project Cars developer Slightly Mad has announced that the racer has reached gold master milestone. “We know the wait for the game to be released was worth it, as we’re confident the quality and realism level we have achieved will provide our fans with the game they are all […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes has a stupid subtitle in the West

    The Western release of Dragon Quest Heroes has been given the most absurd subtitle. Square Enix announced a while back that Dragon Quest Heroes will come to North America and Europe this year. Unlike in Japan, it will launch only on PlayStation 4. Earlier today, the Japanese publisher revealed what the game’s logo will look […]

  • Minecraft vulnerability allows users to crash servers remotely [UPDATE]

    A security flaw discovered in Minecraft’s code that could give perpetrators the ability to crash servers remotely has been fixed via a patch by Mojang. Update: Mojang has released an update to Minecraft patch 1.8, listed as version 1.8.4, and it is available now. It fixes reported security issues, in addition to some other minor […]

  • Official Bloodborne merchandise now available, including a limited edition statue

    The PlayStation gear store has added a new section dedicated to Bloodborne merchandise. The first set of items is as good as you’d expect. If you’re a fan of Bloodborne and want to make sure everyone around you knows it, you’ll be happy to know that Sony has added a few pieces of Bloodborne-branded gear […]

  • Destiny Xur update: should you buy The Last Word?

    Xur is selling one of Destiny’s top hand cannons today: The Last Word. Is it worth grinding the coins for? The answer is a resounding YES. The Last Word is one of Destiny’s best Exotics, and one of the best Hand Cannons in the game. Our Destiny expert Alex notes that it’s one of the […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for April 17, 18 – The Last Word edition

    What did our good buddy Xur bring for us this week? Xur: Agent of the Nine, Destiny’s weekend vendor is back with more Exotic offers. Xur is your guy if you’re after Exotic weapons or armour, provided you have the Strange Coins for them. Head over to the lounge in the Tower Hangar, you’ll find […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt discounted for Gold members, pre-load now live

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt files are now live on the Xbox Store. Xbox One owners with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt pre-orders can start downloading the full game to be ready for launch. The file size was confirmed earlier to be just over 25GB. Those who have yet to pre-order can do so at […]

  • GTA 5 files accessed by modders, reveal horses, zombies, more

    Modders have managed to pry GTA 5′s file lock open and expose many of its interesting innards. GTA community modders have gained access to several of GTA 5′s archives on PC. These files were previously believed to be inaccessible. Popular modding tool OpenIV, which was used in editing files in GTA 4 (hence the name), […]

  • Bethesda’s E3 invite features Dishonored, Doom, Wolfenstein… but no Fallout

    Bethesda is going first at E3 this year with a showcase of games on Sunday night. What clues can we see in the press invite? Skyrim publisher Bethesda has sent out confirmation of its E3 showcase, taking place Sunday June 14. The invite includes a number of Bethesda game characters including Wolfenstein’s BJ Blazcowicz, a […]

  • Here’s Crytek’s VR demo, because dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs! This is precisely what virtual reality is for. VR demos are all over the place and CryEngine developer Crytek has produced one of its own, showing off how the engine is flexible enough t- Look, let me level with you: I don’t care. I only care about dinosaurs. Hush now and watch the dinosaurs. […]

  • StreetPass update adds birthday collecting, VIP Miis and more

    StreetPass collecters should take advantage of an optional update. It’s International StreetPass Week, so now’s the time to break out the 3DS and go hunting. Don’t leave your home network without first checking out a new optional update, though. Kotaku reports the update prompt is available from the leftmost icon in your StreetPass Mii Plaza. […]

  • Massive Uplay sale offers cheap games in time for the weekend

    PC gamers can grab a sweet saving or two in Uplay’s Spring Sale. Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Dragon Age: Inquisition and Alien: Isolation are all on sale as part of Uplay’s Spring Sale, among many other titles. The sale offers discounts of up to 85% off digital […]

46 Comments

  1. Lengendaryboss

    Hmmm…. The games coming to Wii U are impressive for a certain audience of course.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Djoenz

    Wait what? Young Justice????? Oh Im curious.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. DrDamn

    Mario Golf? Ooooh interested. Never even knew that was coming.

    Oh and the way you get people to understand and the way you convey the usefulness of the WiiU is by releasing some games which show it. Very little on the WiiU does this so far.

    Edit: Hmmm, Mario Golf appears to be a 3DS game. Is this also coming to WiiU Steph?

    #3 2 years ago
  4. SplatteredHouse

    For the first time for a Nintendo console, I find I’m utterly disinterested. More than that, I think the concept and system are horrible.

    They’ve shown me, they’ve demonstrated with Wii that their range and frequency of releases for Europe are inferior and anaemic. Their release strategy, cross-region, archaic and terrible. Yet, they’ve restricted me only to those games in Wii U! (At least with 3DS – ugh…well, the open-region for DS titles was a big part of my reason behind moving up from the DS)

    I won’t be making the same mistake as last time, left relying on the equivalent of a mod disc to make my console enjoyable to return to play and not just serve as a dust gatherer – until they decided to write it out of use in the firmware. In summary, then scoresheet reads…Wii [passable, with a few highlights - Sonic and the Secret Rings, Trauma Center, Zack & Wiki, US No More Heroes amongst them] Wii U [just no!]

    #4 2 years ago
  5. theevilaires

    No tired of giving you time to re-re-re-re-release the same old shit. Wind Waker HD should have been a fucking launch title. You want us to be patient? You better go tell your devs to be hasty. fuck waiting we’ve been waiting since 2006 for you to get serious about gaming you jack ass.

    Long Live PlayStation!

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Erthazus

    ^ Where is my 1000$ TEA!

    #6 2 years ago
  7. zinc

    I can be patient. I’ve got all the time in the world.

    Nintendo? Not so much. Till about May I reckon.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Fin

    @5
    Wind Waker HD? Fuck that, it should’ve been a new IP or a brand new iteration of franchise.

    Fuck Nintendo’s remakes.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. jevonski

    remember when we waited for duke nukem forever to come out ^^ turned out really well in the end didn’t it.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. The_Red

    Is it just me or is Nintendo in a semi-begging loop?

    Iwata: Please understand.
    Miyamoto: Please be patient.
    Iwata: Please understand…
    Ad infinitum.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. Telepathic.Geometry

    I don’t know if it’s just me, but even as a long time Ninty fan, it comes across as really unseemly for a company to be asking customers to wait, especially when you have zero credit. Ninty generally have terrible 3rd party support, they’re way behind technologically, and their games system lacks many of the features that we expect. This is not school, this is business Ninty, satisfy your customers or fuck off. Don’t be looking for charity when you give none.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. Gekidami

    The main issue is that the Wii U has already at this point lost pretty much all third party support (or it never had it to start with, whatever). So between the meagre first party releases, you get nothing. Again, just like with the Wii, it’ll be the “Mario Box”, only this time people didnt buy into the gimmick, there is no mass market Wii Sports attention grabber, so sales will spike at the release of a first party game then quickly drop again.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. monkeygourmet

    They literally can’t show too much now as they will be buried come the next PS4 / 720 reveal.

    It’s shitty, and they def mistimed the release of the Wii U.

    The problem is, the should be showing us shit loads of stuff now, then shit loads of NEW stuff when 720 / Ps4 are released…

    #13 2 years ago
  14. The_Red

    @13
    Good point. They have to keep everything for two major events: E3 and release of PS4/720. No matter how much Sony or MS have to show, Nintendo is the only one with a console already out.

    This may even end up helping Wii U more than it is perceived to be possible:

    - Sony could tease the next God of War or Uncharted for PS4 and MS would show some Forza and Halo buried under an avalanche of media stuff. Nintendo can show an actual live demo of next 3D Zelda or Metroid (Personal fave).

    - When PS4 and 720 come out, they probably won’t have the next God of War or Gears or Halo at launch. Nintendo can release a major Super Smash Bros or something the moment those machines come out.

    Combining that with a well timed price cut could actually change everything. I just hope this doesn’t result in lesser known exclusives like W101 and Bayonetta 2 bombing or not getting enough attention.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. polygem

    mg +1
    there is no doubt it will get tons of great games that will be worth the wait. they just have to hold back for now to counter all that ps4nextbox hype a little. it needs a pricecut too though / so i can repurchase one then :)
    you cannot say ninty are lazy with their releases in general atm though. there are many great games for the 3ds. top quality ones.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. Bomba Luigi

    I Love you Miyamoto, but there really is a lack of Titels in the Moment. Its a better right now because of Lego City and Monster Hunter, two Titels that takes a lot of Time, but there still is a lack of Games.

    But I am Patiente, and I’m sure Nintendo will bringe a lot of Great Games to the WiiU. So I will have my Fun, but I’m not sure if that helps for the Sales.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. vOL

    Why is Nintendo keep asking us to be patient? Development-wise it’s kinda easy to produce a Mario-brand-name-game compared to other triple A games out there.

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Diingo

    A price cut is the only thing that’s gonna save the Wii U. Nintendo has to market it as a low budget console for simple gamers. The days of exclusives are wearing thin amongst the industry, and to be honest i’m tired of exclusives.

    For once lets have a Zelda game on the PS4. Please.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. SplatteredHouse

    “you cannot say ninty are lazy with their releases in general atm though. there are many great games for the 3ds. top quality ones.”

    Don’t be introducing strawmen. You can make such a comment about their releases, on an article about the Wii U. It’s nothing to do with 3DS in here. Nintendo allowed software to run wild on Wii. They failed to properly curate that system. Their own console got away from them! So, it’s not straightforward to point to Wii as a strong positive on that front, and then in piles a Nintendo that thinks it’s fine to consider things dandy, from the Wii…But, unfortunately, that isn’t the case.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. dreamcastnews

    I’d sooner wait for decent software than have to endure the constant patching system used for the other two.

    Honestly, what happened to the day of shipping a product ‘complete’? I know Nintendo aren’t 100% exempt from this ruling but they are better than your average.

    #20 2 years ago
  21. polygem

    what i am trying to say: they are probably holding back wiiu game announcments to counter ps4 nextbox when they arrive. they support the 3ds a lot though as a substitute. sure that is not perfect but at least it is something you should keep in mind and it is legit that i say it in this thread. it is not off topic or anything. it belongs here. sure it is not cool if you just bought a wiiu and want to play great games on it NOW….but maybe the patience will be worth it. all i am saying. i for one even traded my wiiu in already, i still believe it is an awesome system and mindblowing and unique games that will wow gamers, the industry and critics will come . i think we will see some truly innovative games pretty soon. we should then look at miyamotos words and judge them.

    #21 2 years ago
  22. dreamcastnews

    Lego City is an example of a fine exclusive :D

    #22 2 years ago
  23. monkeygourmet

    @20

    Steady on there! :)

    The Wii U still needs a lot of work, don’t you even remember the huge first day patch and hard drive space fiasco?

    @The Red

    I think, ultimatly this is there plan. The Wii u is basically in hibernation mode at the moment. It’s a bit of a shitty move for customers, but I think even Nintendo knows, these last few years have been great for PS3/360.

    Games like Tomb Raider, Bioshock, GOW, Gears, Last of Us, Halo 4 etc… Dev’s have really gotten the hang of the older consoles.

    If Nintendo had released a lot of there good stuff at the start of the year, they may be in trouble for the second half of 2013.

    As much as people are excited, there’s a huge chance the launches of PS4 and 720 will bring problems, poor ports, lacklustre games etc… As is the same on any launch. It takes about a year for a console to pick up speed.

    If Nintendo can bring out a steady stream of games and a price drop, they can very well turn things around. I think when people see things like Metroid absolutly shit all over Killzone when it comes to playability and art design, they will have to re-evalute what the think ‘next gen gaming’ actually is.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. dreamcastnews

    @23 yeah, as I said they aren’t exempt from it, but their software generally launches without needing a patch a week.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. DrDamn

    @24
    And both NSMBWU and Nintendoland had day one patches too.

    @Polygem
    WiiU needs to sell now though. It’s all well and good saving announcements for E3 but they’ve effectively wasted a years headstart if all they have is announcements by E3. They needed a decent launch line up which exploited the WiiU features, a consistent release schedule from then until next PS4/NextBox along with promises of more to come at E3 ready for release this year.

    They haven’t really done any of those things, and if new 3D Mario + something else big isn’t there for this year then they will be in serious trouble with the WiiU in my opinion.

    #25 2 years ago
  26. Digital Bamboo

    I have no problem being patient, but the industry isn’t going to wait.

    If Nintendo recognizes that software is trickling out at the moment, and the adoption rate is slow, why not offer some more incentives for people to keep playing in the meantime?

    They have a huge back catalogue to tap into, they shouldn’t be stingy in sharing it (or expect people to pay the prices they were charging on Wii’s Virtual Console).

    A free SNES or N64 hit every couple of weeks until things pick up couldn’t hurt, and would be a sign of good faith to their customers.

    If it entices more people to pick up the U, or hold onto theirs, then it will pay off down the road (when they want to play the latest versions of those games, or new ones).

    Nostalgia is a powerful motivator; Nintendo knows this well, they just need to act on it.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. Yoshi

    Nintendo are stupid. They could have had a full next gen console, which means lots of 3rd party support AND have all the Nintendo exclusives. They don’t seem to understand that they don’t need to be the side players that are trying wacky ideas. I mean, they could have had a next gen console plus extra wacky ideas which weren’t required but would add something extra.

    Seriously, if they did that, I’d actually be tempted to buy it.

    #27 2 years ago
  28. ps3fanboy

    nobody is waiting for you nintendo… you better release what you have and come with a hefty price cut right now. because we all know its game over for nintendo when the ps4/x720 arrive.

    #28 2 years ago
  29. dreamcastnews

    @28 maybe you should change your VG ID to PS3Pachter since you know all about the industry? On second thoughts, maybe just delete your account, Cretin.

    #29 2 years ago
  30. The_Red

    @23
    Oh, sweet Metroid. If they release a Metroid and cut the price when PS4/720 come out… I am NOT a Nintendo fan and have been seriously annoyed by them since Wii but this could change it.

    Bayonetta 2 is already my most anticipated next-gen game so combining that with a new non-TeamNinja Metroid and price cut should result in an instant purchase.

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Djoenz

    Price cut and a new Zelda would make me want to buy a WiiU.
    Im also wondering about this Young Justice: Legacy. I love the show.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. Fin

    Fuckin’ hell the amount of speculation in this thread is unreal.

    Smash Bros is still about 18 months away (Q4 2014 I’d say). There hasn’t even been any rumours of a new Metroid game, and even if it exists (unlikely), it’s not going to be out for Q4 this year.

    They’ve already said there’s going to be a new 3D Mario at E3, so it might be out for Q4. Not sure about Wind Waker HD neither.

    Stormy times ahead for Nintendo.

    #32 2 years ago
  33. Richenbaum

    There isn’t going to be any price cut. They already said they can’t lower the price any more because they’re already selling it at a loss to get the price as low as it is in the first place, but they expected everyone to immediately run out and buy them all because of the near-Christmas release, despite there not being any major games for it. Not surprising that that didn’t work out.

    #33 2 years ago
  34. CyberMarco

    ^ I don’t think Nintendo sells Wii U at a loss, never did with Wii and DS.

    *Edit

    Thanks for the info Phoenix.

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Phoenixblight

    @34

    They do. THis is the first time in a while that Nintendo sell a console at a loss.

    http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/10/24/nintendo-will-sell-wii-u-at-a-loss

    #35 2 years ago
  36. monkeygourmet

    @All RE price speculation

    Come on guys, work it out…

    Phoenix, that story was 6 months ago, by the time the PS4/720 is released, the Wii U will easily be cutting a profit. It almost was at launch, so that is not a problem for them.

    The amount of profit Sony & MS can make with higher specs, controllers & camera’s in each box remains to be seen…

    They will be losing for at least a year and a bit.

    Nintendo will be cutting a nice profit along side their big name title releases… Just about perfect if you ask me, even more so if they cut the price.

    The 3DS is starting to print money (again, a huge mark up over the Vita), and Pokemon X & Y and Monster Hunter 4 are almost ready.

    Yeah, to be honest, Nintendo are going to kill it this fall.

    #36 2 years ago
  37. Lengendaryboss

    @35 Didn’t Nintendo say if you buy a game with Wii U it becomes profitable or something like that.

    #37 2 years ago
  38. Phoenixblight

    @36

    “Phoenix, that story was 6 months ago, by the time the PS4/720 is released, the Wii U will easily be cutting a profit. It almost was at launch, so that is not a problem for them.”

    Not really Nintendo has a goal and I would assume that goal is where the system starts to break even or make a profit well the system has yet to hit that goal. So unless Nintendo plan on releasing a new 1st party game between now and December. THey are dipping in the red and will continue to do so.

    Also an updated version since you are claiming a difference in 6 months.
    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/388630/nintendo-slashes-wii-u-sales-outlook-forecasts-annual-operating-loss/

    @37

    Right but if they make the price even lower would mean that they need more games to be sold in order to make it back.

    #38 2 years ago
  39. monkeygourmet

    @38

    Okay, but lets get down to brass tacks…

    By the time the PS4 or 720 make profit, the Wii U and 3DS will be sailing high regarding profit to manufacture costs….

    It won’t even be in the same ball park… By the time Sony makes profit on PS4, the Wii U will cost Nintendo about $50 to produce on mass.

    The 3DS will be in an even crazier price bracket and then the new Nintendo handheld or tablet will be inbound.

    Nintendo will have released a new handheld before the PS4 has even hit its stride…

    We haven’t even talked about the Pokemon Skylanders game…

    #39 2 years ago
  40. Phoenixblight

    @39

    Why do you keep bringing the 3ds in the mix where did I bring it up?

    Who knows how much of a loss the next Xbox or Ps4 will be going at they both have hardware that is already out and released versus last gen with developing a completely new hardware. For all we know they will be in the same place as the Wii U where it just needs one game to be profitable I honestly don’t see why not the tech behind those two consoles are very easy to attain with the hardware out right now. Wii U is operating at a loss because of the tablet which the other consoles don’t have that if anything they will be operating with tech they are already using; kinect,vita,move, MS surface. This puts both SOny and MS ahead in my book from a business perspective. Both SOny and MS won’t be operating at such a huge loss as they were last gen thats for sure.

    #40 2 years ago
  41. monkeygourmet

    @40

    3DS as its a huuuuuge revenue for a very cheap to manufacture product. I would cut the Vita in too, but it’s not there yet.

    All I’m saying is lets presume Nintendo are almost making profit now on Wii U… Def by the end of the year if you want to play devils advocate.

    The PS4 / 720 is almost certainly going to launch for a slight loss. Remember, the Wii U may have a touch pad, but people keep reminding you how shitty and low tech it is. The main R&D would have been through the beam function.

    The PS4 currently has 8gb GDDR5, next gen Eye toy, PS4 DS with touch pad, plus the huge new infrastructure to cope with all the saved videos and game clips…

    Lets just assume they make a loss for 1 year… That’s quite fair I think…

    By that time the Wii U will be pocket change, that’s just a fact… Weather or not Nintendo drops the price, old tech is cheap as shit… Look at the Wii.

    However, this time the Wii U is HD and the gap is smaller.

    Lets have another chat when we see:

    Mario 3D Wii U VS. Knack
    Metroid U VS. Killzone

    And we can really see where the next gen trumps the Wii U…

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Phoenixblight

    @41

    Uh Ok this is going nowhere. You are bringing things into the argument that have nothing to do with what I am talking about. As far as we know Nintendo have only two games possibly releasing this year a new Mario and Windwaker HD. Not sure where you are getting the idea that Metroid is being made or will release this year. The fact that next Xbox and Ps4 will be selling at prices that match the Wii U will only put the system further on the back burner especially since the games releasing for next gen already will trump the release titles for the Wii U in just number alone.

    #42 2 years ago
  43. monkeygourmet

    @42

    Okay, but we all know the Wii U tech is last generation compared to 720 / PS4.

    It is obviously cheaper to manufacture, the fact it very nearly cut profit on launch proves that.

    We can also fairly assume, Nintendo knows it can’t keep this premium cost up to on consumers when the new machines launch. (Would be business suicide). Unofficial price cuts are already happening as we speak.

    Metriod is a given, same as Uncharted is a oven on PS4.

    #43 2 years ago
  44. Phoenixblight

    “Metriod is a given, same as Uncharted is a oven on PS4.”

    WHere is the proof of Metroid releasing this year. THat is what I wondering. THe guys at Retro just started development back in the summer so if they can hammer a Metroid in 18 months, I doubt they will get it out by this year.

    ALso we will see they will be have a quarter end this month so we will see what they will be doing so far every quarter they have increased the loss for the year and lessened the goal for Wii U which doesn’t sound like a company that has a lof buns coming out of the oven soon.

    #44 2 years ago
  45. monkeygourmet

    @44

    I think you are right regarding this year until I see any other info.

    All Nintendo projects must be on hold for the next gen battle. We all knew they are in production, it’s just a case of product placement.

    #45 2 years ago
  46. zinc

    @monkey, Why do you presume the 3DS making a profit, in anyway benefits the WiiU?

    If anything its more likely to encourage Ninty to drop home consoles & focus on handheld.

    #46 2 years ago

Comments are now closed on this article.

  • Bloodborne and Dark Souls messaging – in real life

    Soapstone is a cool little app that mimics the messaging system found in Bloodborne, Dark Souls and Demon’s Souls. Bloodborne and Dark Souls fans will surely agree that the asynchronous multiplayer side of things, with players leaving anonymous tips, encouragement and jokes for each other, is one of the cooler aspects of the From Software […]

  • Mass Effect fans, get a load of this My Talking Elcor plushie

    I have been waiting to write about this all day because oh my god. Mass Effect attracted a devoted fanbase and Bioware has found tons of clever ways to satisfy that fanbase’s desire for clothes, collectibles, books, comics and toys related to the future world of Commander Shepard and company. The company has been so […]

  • Homeworld Remastered Collection headed to retail

    Homeworld fans can purchase a neat little package of gloriously remastered nostalgia soon. The Homeworld Remastered Collection has been available online since the end of February, but is now on its way to retail thanks to a deal between new rights holder Gearbox and Ubisoft. The PC exclusive will launch in physical form from May […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt download size lower than predicted

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a hefty install footprint, but it’s not as bad as we expected. The Witcher 3 was expected to be a 50GB download after a note to this effect was added to the PlayStation Store. It looks like that might have been a placeholder figure, as DualShockers noted today that […]

  • Bloodborne, beaten with a Guitar Hero controller

    Come on now, you didn’t expect anything less from the Souls community, did you? Bloodborne has been vanquished with a Guitar Hero controller, just a few weeks after its release. Kotaku reports Bearzly took nine hours to finish the game, which is probably less than many players using a Dual Shock. You can watch a […]

  • Vendors? New social space? Your House of Wolves questions will be answered

    Destiny players learned more about House of Wolves in this week’s Bungie update than you might realise at first glance. Resident Destiny expert Arekkz cast his eagle eye over this week’s Bungie Weekly Update, which announced next week’s Reef tour livestream. I personally am most excited to learn about gear upgrade paths, but Arekkz points […]

  • GTA 5 playable with Virtuix Omni VR treadmill

    You’ve seen GTA 5 with Oculus Rift, Now see GTA 5 with the Virtuix Omni. GTA 5 PC has unlocked a number of exciting possibilities. Modders and hackers are still working on making the game’s files accessible to third-party creation tools, but several cool things have been produced even with this barrier still in place. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: play as Rain and other locked characters on PC

    Mortal Kombat X players comfortable with tinkering with the game’s files can unlock unplayable characters. Mortal Kombat X includes a number of familiar fighters available only as opponents, not playable characters. if you’re super keen to try out Rain, Baraka and co, you can – with a bit of fiddling. Redditor XVermillion figured out that […]

  • Madden 16 release date set for August, of course

    Madden NFL 16 has a deeply unsurprising release date. Madden’s release date always falls at the end of US summer, and Madden 16 is no exception. EA Sports has announced that the NFL sim will release on PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on August 26. We have absolutely no further information at […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront won’t have Battlelog support

    Star Wars Battlefront is not just Battlefield in a Hallowe’en costume, so don’t expect the same suite of features. Star Wars Battlefront is the subject of intense anticipation and curiosity, so it’s not surprising a bunch of rumours have turned up. One of these rumours suggests that Battlefront will have its own version of Battlelog, […]

  • Battlefield Hardline beats Bloodborne to top March NPD chart

    PS4 had a good month but it was EA’s multi-platform Battlefield Hardline that was the best-selling game. March 2015 NPD at a glance Total spend down 6% YoY. Hardware and software both down. Console hardware blamed for significant hardware dip. Accessories up. Battlefield Hardline tops software chart. PS4 outsells other consoles. Wii U, 3DS and […]

  • Destiny: House of Wolves gear upgrade paths will be revealed next week

    Destiny developer Bungie will reveal new equipment upgrade paths during a livestream next week. Destiny: House of Wolves will release on May 19, the developer announced last week, promising a full schedule of reveals over the next few weeks. It also gave a broad outline of some of the things it will be discussing in […]

  • Don’t forget: the Elder Scrolls Online Welcome Back Weekend kicks off tomorrow

    Just a quick heads up to remind you that The Elder Scrolls Online Welcome Back Weekend kicks off tomorrow, April 17 at 10am EDT. The free weekend is an incentive to bring back beta players which tried the game, but decided not to pursue a purchase. You can play the MMO until 10am EDT on […]

  • Tale of Tales announces May release for Kickstarter success Sunset

    Those attending Kill Screen’s Two5six Festival next month will be able to play Tale of Tales upcoming title Sunset before it’s released. Along with the news provided to us by BeefJack, Tale of Tales have also released new set of lovely screenshots which we have posted below. Sunset will be released on Linux, Mac and […]

  • Take 50% off select racing titles through the Codemasters online store

    Codemasters has launched an online store and is celebrating by giving you 50% off the titles listed. Here’s what’s on sale: F1 2013 Classic Edition F1 2014 – F1 RACE STARS BUNDLE F1 2013 GRID 2 GRID 2 Reloaded GRID Autosport DIRT 3 Complete Edition DIRT Showdown Toybox Turbos F1 RACE STARS Hit up the […]

  • Spy_Watch coming to Apple Watch from Surgeon Simulator devs

    Surgeon Simulator developers Bossa Studios have announced its working on an Apple Watch game called Spy_Watch. Spy_Watch, according to the developer, has players heading up a spy agency which isn’t faring too well. Players will need to train a spy and then send him out on various missions to “reclaim the agency’s former glory.” Real-time […]

  • Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power hits Steam Early Access next week

    Frozenbyte has announced Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will launch on Steam Early Access next week. The early access title will run you $19.99/€19.99/£14.99 and you can purchase it come April 21. If the short video above isn’t enough to tempt you, a video showing nine minutes of gameplay was released last week.

  • Journey, Flower, flOw trilogy to be released this summer on PS4 in 1080p at 60fps

    A remastered version of the Journey Collector’s Edition is coming to PlayStation 4 from ThatGameCompany. According to Gamespot, the trilogy will contain PS3 titles flOw, Flower and Journey on one disc, and it will run in 1080p at 60fps. A standalone version of Journey will arrive close to the trilogy’s release on PS4 through the […]

  • Here’s a few screenshots of PS4-exclusive Alienation from Housemarque

    Screenshots for Alienation, Housemarque’s four-player co-op PlayStation 4 exclusive, have been released and you can have a look at them in the gallery we’ve posted. Announced at gamescom 2014, the game features three main character classes, weapon customization, and various team set-ups. The game has players shooting at things with twin-stick gameplay with a top […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront website notes November 17 release, teaser video and first image hit

    The first Star Wars: Battlefront image has been posted, and apparently it appeared on the official website at some point this morning. The game will also be released on November 17, according to the official website’s source code. The release date is noted in the code located in the image below. Props to Gematsu for […]

  • Mortal Kombat X is the fastest selling entry in the series to date

    Mortal Kombat X has sold faster than any other game in the series to date, making it the “biggest launch” in Mortal Kombat history, according to creator Ed Boon. Speaking in a series of tweets, Boon said both the mobile and console versions have “literally millions of players getting online” resulting in the servers being […]

  • Shadow of the Beast reboot resurfaces with some new screenshots

    The Shadow of the Beast reboot, which was announced in 2013, has show its face once more with early screenshots. Screenshots of the Amiga classic remake show off the Karamoon’s desert and the main character, Aarbron. According Matt Birch, CEO and founder of Heavy Spectrum, the team is currently hard at work on the “core […]

  • Halo: Spartan Strike arrives on Windows 8, iOS and Steam today

    Halo: Spartan Strike is now available on Windows 8, Steam, iOS devices and Windows 8 phones. The mobile top-down shooter will run you $5.99. Halo: Spartan Strike tells a new story in the Halo universe set during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. Those playing on Windows 8 devices can compete […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video shows highlights from the Episdoe Duscae demo

    Square Enix has released a Final Fantasy 15 video which shows highlights from the Episode Duscae demo included with launch editions of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. FFT0 has shipped over one million copies worldwide, and a player feedback survey is available for the Duscae demo until May 19. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is available on PlayStation […]

  • Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since release – SuperData

    PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since it was released on March 24, according to SuperData’s latest report. The figure produced by SuperData is worldwide and comes on the heels of the one million units sold announcement earlier this week. “After the release of the beautiful but terribly short game The […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Mega May returns, Super Smash Bros. update, Mii Fighter costumes

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a Super Smash Bros. update and the StreetPass Mii Plaza games Battleground Z and Ultimate Angler. The update is rather detailed, and a bit larger than normal, and you may wish to pay special attention to the activities listed. Here’s the full update: StreetPass […]

  • Here’s your first look at Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida in Super Time Force Ultra

    Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida is a playable character in Super Time Force Ultra, and today, Capy Games has provided a couple images of the man himself in the game. Yoshida was announced as a playable character in the game during Sony’s PlayStation Experience event back in December 2014. The PS4 and Vita version will […]

  • The wait is almost over – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has gone gold

    CD Projekt RED has announced the news we’ve all been waiting to hear: The Witcher 3 has gone gold. This means Geralt’s latest, and possibly last, adventure has been sent to the factory to be pressed into lovely gaming discs. “We worked so damn hard over the past three years to bring you this game,” […]

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is a “couple weeks out from beta,” new trailer

    Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is just a “couple of weeks out from beta,” according to development studio The Chinese Room, and a release date will be announced “shortly.” To give you an idea of how development has been coming along since it was announced at gamescom 2013, the team has released a new trailer […]

  • GTA 5 on PC looks incredible, but I can’t recommend it to console players

    As much as Matt Martin loves GTA 5, he can’t recommend upgrading from console to PC just for a slick editing suite and even prettier graphics. “This is the third time in as many years that I’ve bought GTA 5.” I have a Grand Theft Auto 5 obsession, as I’m sure you know if you’ve […]

  • The Forest engine updated to Unity 5, major graphical and gameplay improvements made

    The Forest’s latest patch added substantial improvements to the game. The Forest version 0.16 is now live on Steam with plenty of new additions. The game has been ported over to Unity engine version 5. The plant and skin shaders have been replaced or rewritten. Many other visual tweaks have been made, such as model […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront banner leaks from Star Wars Convention

    EA has been setting up the Battlefront booth at Star Wars Celebration, and one leaked picture shows what could be the game’s main art. Someone on Reddit posted a picture of the game banner at EA’s booth. Here it is: Lots of things happening here. There’s a Star Destroyer in the distance, TIE Fighters and […]

  • Get GTA 5 working with Oculus Rift using this tool

    There’s a way you can play GTA 5 in VR if you own an Oculus Rift Dev Kit and have a bit of cash to spare. VorpX, the go-to program for adding VR support to games has received an update recently to support GTA 5. This is far from perfect, as it only translates the […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 15 team revealed

    This week’s Team of the Week is now available for anyone to challenge in FIFA Ultimate Team. The team members get selected each week based on their performance during the weekend matches. You can fire up FIFA Ultimate Team on any platform and challenge this squad. You’ll also find some Team of the Week items […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will let you stealth all encounters, including bosses

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will bring back one of the original game’s major features. Deus Ex: Human Revolution is considered by many to be a great game and worthy of bearing the franchise name. One of its grating issues though was its boss fights. You only had one way to fight them: be confrontational. The […]

  • Project Cars PC specs and supported wheels announced

    The release date of Project Cars is inching ever closer and more details have been revealed to answer all your burning questions. Project Cars developer Slightly Mad Studios has revealed the full list of supported steering wheels on all platforms, as well as the minimum and recommended PC specs. Minimum specs CPU – 2.66 GHz […]

  • GTA 5 gets custom FOV mod on PC

    Those not satisfied with GTA 5′s built-in field of view slider can use a new mod to push the number even further. The PC versions of GTA 5 – just like its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts – lets you switch between third and first-person view in shooting and driving. The game has an FOV […]

  • Win! GTA 5 on PC!

    Want to win a Steam key for Grand Theft Auto 5 on PC? Just enter here. GTA 5 released on PC this week and is going down a storm. We like it a lot, which is why we’re giving away a Steam code for Rockstar’s latest. All you need to do is enter your email […]

  • GTA 5 topples Skyrim’s record for highest concurrent players on Steam

    Not factoring in Valve games, GTA 5 is the new king of concurrent player numbers on Steam. GTA 5 is very popular on PC, even more popular than games like Skyrim in its heyday. The number of concurrent players for GTA 5 has peaked today at 301,246. This makes it the only non-Valve game to […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: what does a modern fighting game look like?

    Mortal Kombat continues to evolve as NetherRealm adds RPG systems and daily challenges to a solid fighting game, says Sherif Saed. “Mortal Kombat X takes many cues from games like Destiny, Call of Duty, and GTA Online with hourly, daily and weekly events.” For as many of its familiar facets, Mortal Kombat X has enough […]

  • J-Stars Victory VS+ coming west in June – new trailer

    J-Stars Victory VS+ will make the jump (see what I did there) to the west after all. J-Stars Victory VS+ is the western title for the fighting game which stars characters from a variety of Shonen Jump-published manga. Bandai Namco has announced the fighter will release in Europe on June 26 and in the Americas […]

  • Codemasters F1 license good through 2016

    Codemasters has at least one more F1 game in it. F1 2015 isn’t out yet, so Codemasters is naturally not talking about what it might get up to in the future. We do know what it can get up to, though; Codemasters’ Steven Embling told Videogamer has the option to continue the series. “We have […]

  • Project Cars has pretty deep graphics options on consoles

    Project Cars offers players a wide variety of ways to customise their graphic settings on PS4 and Xbox One. Project Cars is a graphics showcase and all early indications suggest it’s going to be one of the best-looking games out there. Slightly Mad’s commitment to graphics seems to go deeper than making things pretty, though: […]

  • Super Smash Bros. patch nerfs Diddy Kong – report

    Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U is great but Diddy Kong is a beast and must be stopped. The latest Super Smash Bros. 3Ds and Wii U patch seems to have nerfed Diddy Kong, a character so over-powered that serious tournament players generate controversy by choosing to use him. Nintendo doesn’t publish patch notes, […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer shuttered

    Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer 2K Australia has been closed down. Kotaku broke the news, and also had word from an anonymous source, who said that all staff have been let go. 2K responded to our request for comment with the following statement: We can confirm we have taken steps to begin the studio closure process […]

  • Samorost 3 trailer shows Amanita still in fine form

    Samorost 3 looks as delicately beautiful as its siblings. Samarost 3 developer Amanita Design has a reputation for gorgeous, slightly surreal world building. This new trailer for its latest adventure looks just as if not more lovely than the previous Samarost games and Botanicula. Samarost 3 is coming to Mac and PC later this year, […]

  • Amnesia dev’s new project SOMA now in beta

    SOMA is nearly here and I am torn between excitement and horrified dread. SOMA is the latest horror project from Frictional, the team behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent. We’re pretty excited to see what Frictional comes up with next, and we won’t have too long to wait, apparently; the developer has announced that SOMA is […]

  • Steam Guard mobile authenticator now in beta testing

    Steam is now testing its latest security measure. Steam helps you protect your account by offering two-factor authentication, a solution so beautifully elegant and effective that it’s astounding every gaming network doesn’t do the same (looking at you, Sony). Valve’s version is called Steam Guard, and it works via email. This isn’t always super convenient, […]

  • Godzilla battles Mothra in new trailer

    Godzilla lets you stomp around cities and battle classic kaiju. I’m in. Godzilla is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS4 in early July, but we haven’t seen a great deal of it since its December reveal. The new trailer below gives you an idea of just what Natsume has done with one of the biggest […]

  • Tales of Zestiria to launch this year – new trailer

    Tales of Zestiria continues Bandai Namco’s delightful new habit of bringing the popular JRPG series to the west before the shine wears off. Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, the publisher has announced. That’s not a bad turnaround, given it first hit Japan in January, and localisation of text-heavy titles is expensive […]

  • Project Cars release date locked down, new trailer released

    Project Cars finally has a release date. Project Cars will release on May 8, Bandai Namco UK has announced. We haven’t yet had an update from Namco Bandai’s other regional offices, but its probably safe to bet the racer will release around the same time in the Americas, Europe and ANZ region. We can now […]

  • Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains trailer shows combat, online multiplayer

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains has plenty to offer fans of the anime. Previously known as Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, the Spike Chunsoft action game is coming west thanks to Atlus. Gematsu reports it’s due in both Europe and North America in May, via the 3DS eShop. The trailer below […]

  • Bloodborne stamina recovery rate affected by equip weight

    Bloodborne players have unearthed an important gameplay detail not mentioned in the game’s menus or manual. In Bloodborne, players need to manage their stamina carefully for best results. A far more aggressively-tuned affair than past Souls games, Bloodborne does away with equip weight limits, and items have no listed weight details. As far as players […]

  • Street Fighter’s Ryu, Fire Emblem’s Roy spotted in Super Smash Bros. patch – rumour

    Street Fighter’s Ryu is rumoured for future Super Smash bros DLC following datamining of the latest patch. Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U were updated recently, and hacker shinyquagsire23 claims to have found some interesting files while poking around in the 3DS patch data. As detailed on Reddit, the audio files included a new […]

  • Suikoden 3 PEGI rating suggests PS2 Classic re-release

    Suikoden. Suikoden 2. And now: Suikoden 3. Suikoden 3 has been rated by PEGI for PlayStation 3, presumably ahead of an upcoming re-release. Gematsu turned up the rating, and although we have no further information at this time, it’s not much a leap to assume the RPG will turn up as a PS2 Classic on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront gameplay reveal to be streamed live, new Instagram tease

    The Star Wars Battlefront gameplay reveal will be live-streamed during a panel hosted by EA as part of the Star Wars Celebration festivities this Friday. This is according to an announcement from Verizon and Disney courtesy of MP1ST. The main stream for the event kicks off at 10am PDT/1pm EDT on Thursday, April 16. It […]

  • GameStop to launch retro game and console trade-in experiment

    GameStop wants to get into the retro game and console business, providing it’s a worthwhile endeavor. To test the possibility, it will soon allow customers in Birmingham, Alabama and New York City to trade-in classic consoles and games in-store. Speaking with IGN, a spokesperson for the company said the initiative will kick off on April […]

  • Battlefield Hardline’s first patch addresses five priority issues requested by the community

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch is in the works, and today, Visceral Games has added Punkbuster and Nvidia DirectX driver fixes to the list of issues to be addressed. Miscellaneous fixes for “the most frequent crashes” will be included in the patch, as well as the following “top five priority” issues voiced by the community. Punkbuster […]

  • GTA 5 user videos: Franklin’s exploits, a traffic jam tickle our funny bone

    Since GTA 5 was released on PC this week, the amount of videos being created with the new editing tools are releasing at a quick rate. Below, are three in particular I found amusing. The first one is from James McVinnie, originally posted on Reddit, showing what occurs after he happens upon vehicles in a […]

  • Invisible Inc. is coming to PS4 and has left Steam Early Access

    Invisible Inc., from Don’t Starve developers Klei Entertainment, has been announced for PlayStation 4 and the game has also a release date on PC. The game has now left Steam Early Access and will arrive on PC May 12. Per a post from studio founder Jamie Cheng on the PS Blog, the game will contain […]