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The 3DS and other Pokemon games are more popular due to Pokemon Go

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A few weeks ago, Nintendo’s stock shot up after the success of Pokemon Go, and then plummeted after investors realized that Nintendo only owns part of the Pokemon Company, and the revenue from Pokemon Go is not going to affect its bottom line. Continue reading The 3DS and other Pokemon games are more popular due to Pokemon Go

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Report: Nintendo’s upcoming NX is going to be a portable console that plugs into your TV

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It is hard to believe that Nintendo was one of the linchpins of the videogame industy, given that its Wii U has been struggling to trade punches with Sony and Microsoft’s consoles. Its only successful console on the market is the 3DS, which has been showing signs of age. Continue reading Report: Nintendo’s upcoming NX is going to be a portable console that plugs into your TV

Pokemon Go craze makes Nintendo $7.5 billion more valuable

When you look at market trends, it has been proven time and time again that brands recognized and adored by consumers inspire higher brand loyalty and products attached to these brands are often more successful than the same products attached to less recognizable brands. Continue reading Pokemon Go craze makes Nintendo $7.5 billion more valuable

Nintendo announces a new smaller NES (Yes, really)

That headline may make you think you have somehow traveled back to 1983, when Nintendo launched the iconic Nintendo Entertainment System. This was the console that made Nintendo the undisputable king of the console market, and was the console that brought the industry back from the Great Videogame crash of 1983. Continue reading Nintendo announces a new smaller NES (Yes, really)

Report: Nintendo may be making a controller for smartphones

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Nintendo is probably the oldest gaming console company that still has hardware on the market, and that’d pretty incredible. Think about it, Nintendo weathered the market’s ups, downs and crashes, and withstood strong competition from Atari, Sega and the like, all of whom are either defunct or have pivoted into software.  Continue reading Report: Nintendo may be making a controller for smartphones

NVIDIA announces the JXD S192: An Android gaming console

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One of the industries worst affected  by smartphones is that of portable game consoles. Sure, there always were just two main players on the market (Sony and Nintendo), but mobile gaming has taken away a large chunk of the userbase: The casual gamers, who play a game or two to pass the time.  Continue reading NVIDIA announces the JXD S192: An Android gaming console

SNES games are coming to the New 3DS

In the early days of video-games, there were several consoles on the market, and choosing one was not easy. Consoles seemed to come every day, and many died quickly, so getting your money’s worth was difficult. Continue reading SNES games are coming to the New 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS can now run Windows 95

Some days ago, some ingenious modders exploited a vulnerability in the PS4’s browser and gained access to the system, installing Linux on it. This was a huge step forward for the homebrew community, which is in a cat and mouse chase game with the companies that make these consoles. Continue reading The Nintendo 3DS can now run Windows 95

Coleco comes back from the dead, and announces a new console

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In most conversations around video-game consoles, you would see Sony and Microsoft’s names dropped in a lot, and to a lesser extent, Nintendo. But a few decades ago, when the console market hadn’t settled, there were several consoles on the market and there was lots of healthy competition. Continue reading Coleco comes back from the dead, and announces a new console

Nintendo kind of announces its next Console

The Console Wars are on, and the PS4 is in the lead, racking up over 20 million sales, while the Xbox One is behind the PS4 and the Wii U is simply not on the charts, because its sales have been so disappointing and because it has no good third-party games.

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