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Nintendo and Sony vs Smartphones and Tablets: Post – Portable Gaming Era
Gadgets, Video Games

Nintendo and Sony vs Smartphones and Tablets: Post – Portable Gaming Era

It looks like I have what Jamaicans refer to a “Goat mouth”: I speak and it happens. The reason for my observation? A barebones article of mine on the slow death of Console Gaming titled Console Gaming’s Downfall – Future is up in the Clouds appears to be coming to pass, as evidence of its demise has now surfaced. In effect the so-called “Post-Portable Gaming” Era. A term coined and used here first folks! More importantly, the fulfillment of the chilling prophetic words spoken by Hideo Kojima, Creator of the Metal Gear Solid series game saga of video games that began in 1987 at the launch of the new Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker game for PlayStation Portable (PSP) for Konami Corp on April 2010AD in Tokyo. What did he say that is of relevance to my rant? He spoke thus, saying:  “In the...
Nintendo 3DS to get massive price cut
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Nintendo 3DS to get massive price cut

Come August 12 the Nintendo 3Ds will be $80 cheaper as Nintendo has announced that their flagship handheld will not cost $169.99, down from $249.99. The Nintendo 3DS is the successor to the super successful Nintendo DS and is a glasses-free 3D handheld gaming device that was unveiled last summer and released in March. On the fence about buying a Nintendo 3DS? Nintendo said the move is intended to "create momentum for the Nintendo 3DS and accelerate its market penetration toward the year end sales season, when the lineup for the applicable software shall be enriched." For anyone who was on the fence about buying a Nintendo 3DS, this is a huge motivation to buy now," Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime, continued by saying. "We are giving shoppers every incentive to pick up a ...
Top News and Games from E3 2011
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Top News and Games from E3 2011

So Electronic Entertainment Expo  2011 is over, and almost everybody didn't disappoint. The annual video game conference and show at the Los Angeles Convention center was held over three days, this year and anyone who was anyone (with a few exceptions) was there from all sections of the video gaming industry. There was more info on expected titles, new titles announced and shown for the first time, new hardware revealed such as the Wii U and lots more. After following the show I put together the list below of the top news and Games from E3 2011, feel free to leave a comment if you agree or disagree and share your thoughts on this years show. Nintendo Wii U Controller You got to hand it to Nintendo, they really aren't afraid to roll the dice and take a gamble and has done so from...
Nintendo 3DS has 3D gaming without Glasses
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Nintendo 3DS has 3D gaming without Glasses

The Nintendo 3DS was expected to be officially revealed at E3 2010 after it was leaked a few weeks ago forcing Nintendo to announce that it existed. The 3DS is the successor to the the current Nintendo DS with its main feature being the ability to play handheld games in 3D without the need for special glasses. The Nintendo 3DS weighs slightly more than the DS lite at 230 grams but the overall forfactor remains the same. Games for the 3DS will come on 2gb cardsbut will come with an extra lip to prevent the new cards which will be identical to those for the original DS being inserted in the wrong system. The 3DS will be backwards compatible with the DS. No concreate release date and pricing has been announced but Nintendo states that but will be available before March 2011. (more…)