Nintendo is Coming Out With Android iOS App

Nintendo has not been into any smartphone or tablet platforms until now. However, the company spokesperson for Nintendo confirmed reports of a “new business structure” that is about to get incorporated within the frame. The all new structure could see Nintendo port a number of popular titles to different platforms including iOS and Android.

As per the Bloomberg reports, despite Nintendo’s previous aversion to launching its games on rival platforms, smart devices have become an area of particular interest. The spokesperson for the company describes it as a new business structure for the company. With the expansion of the smartphone devices, the iOS and android platforms could be used to increase the gaming business. This new move of Nintendo also could be the result of the studies that has find it out that on an average, most of the gamers spend more in the iOS App Store than on the gaming consoles, such as Nintendo 3DS.

The study has also thrown light to certain areas which includes Gaming consoles or gaming optimized handhelds experienced significant downfall in terms of consumer spending and packages game shipments due to seasonality. In addition, iOS and Google Play both are growing if we consider their growth in game downloads and consumer spending. Google play is likely to surpass the gaming optimized handsets in 2013. Furthermore, Nintendo has earlier considered using iOS in order to drive consumers back to their own hardware. But with the constant development in iPad and iPhone, it seems the company has finally started taking these devices as serious gaming platforms.

This is indeed great news for the Nintendo fans on the iOS android platform that the company has finally confirmed reports about its experiment with the iOS apps.
Although there could be another reason for Nintendo to try its luck on the smartphone on iOS platforms, as most individual are perfectly happy with their adequately smart phone, that leaves room for gaming and multitude of options. It has been long since the critics have suggested that Nintendo should branch out into iOS apps, which could help the company, earn some more money and opens up an opportunity for better business.

The company have confirmed reports about the experimentation they are making on the iOS platform, but it seems it will take a long time for the gamers to have full fledged Nintendo experience over the iOS platform. The company still believes that Nintendo games are best played and best enjoyed only on the Nintendo devices, so the full game play will still be there on the Nintendo devices. There are very least chance of expecting Nintendo themed endless runner or any other such content. It will definitely take a long time for the company to completely port Zelda or Mario games to the iOS and Android platform.Nintendo_Iphone_0

Late Holiday Season Video Game Deals

This article carries all the latest Microsoft Xbox One, Sony PS4, Xbox 360, Sony PS3, Nintendo Wii U games and accessories holiday deals.

It’s the time to shop for your video game loving loved ones. And save even more, when you trade in your current games and electronics towards the purchase of a new PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.

Amazon.com has a CoD: Ghosts deal, as well, but they’re also offering Grand Theft Auto 5 and Batman: Arkham Origins for $34 each. FIFA 14, Madden 25, and Battlefield 4 are even cheaper at $25.

Even the Microsoft Store is getting into the act, with Call of Duty: Ghosts for the Xbox One being sold for $50. Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag is $34, and Skylanders Swap Force Starter Pack can be nabbed for the kiddies for $39.

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EA’s Origin outlet, which is also digital download only like Steam, is offering some great deals on a variety of big name titles for just today:

  • Battlefield 4 — $29.99 (Reg $59.99)
  • Sim City — $19.99 (Reg $39.99)
  • FIFA 14 — $27.99 (Reg $39.99)
  • Need For Speed: Rivals — $34.99 (Reg $49.99)
  • The Sims 3: Starter Pack — $14.99 (Reg $29.99)
  • Crysis 3 — $11.99 (Reg $29.99)
  • Mass Effect Trilogy — $15.99 (Reg $39.99)
  • Dead Space 3 — $11.99 (Reg $29.99)
  • Command & Conquer: Ultimate Collection — $7.99 (Reg $19.99)
  • Dragon Age II– $7.99 (Reg $19.99)

As for Xbox One fans and gamer, Walmart is also offering great discounts for Microsoft’s next generation gaming system. IGN notes that the department store will offer the Day One series of the console, complete with a commemorative controller, for its original selling price of $499. Xbox 360 owners will also appreciate a $15 discount on controllers for that game.

The store also offers video game discs for Sony and Microsoft consoles starting at $10 up to $34.

If you have pre-teens and teens in your house, or if your significant other is an avid gamer than you’ll want to head over to GameStop.com and take full advantage of the sales they will be offering. The video game and electronics accessory store will be offering 10-percent off orders of $99 or more. Other discounts include free shipping on all orders over $24.99 or more. That should be easy to do considering most of the desired games this season like “Call of Duty: Ghosts” for Xbox 360 is $59.96.

Just by purchasing one game you will get free shipping. Other GameStop Holiday deals include 16-percent off all used games and DVDs and $20 off urBeats 2 earphones when you order a tablet. Looking for an iPhone? You can save up to $120 when you order a pre-owned iPhone from GameStop. Perhaps you are looking to earn a little something while shopping, GameStop can help you there. You can earn an extra in-store credit when you trade in select items.

When it comes to deals on video games, there’s just no beating Thanksgiving. We saw 70% more gaming deals during the last two Thanksgivings than on Black Friday. The difference is even more astounding when it comes to Holiday gift Deals. Plus, about 67% of the video game deals we saw on the last two Thanksgivings were awesome enough to be marked Editors’ Choice. However, don’t expect any significant price lows on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One games or consoles; it’s beyond rare to find discounts on new consoles during their first Black Friday, So Holiday gift season is best time for it.

With the release of the new gaming consoles setting people back $100 this year it’s never been more important to find the best Holiday video game gift deals, and gaming console deals.

To make sure you are at the forefront when the top video game and console deals are released be here and you will be rewarded.

Nintendo Wii U Cyber Monday Games Deals, Mario, Bayonetta 2

Nintendo Wii U gaming set is on sold on Amazon ranging from $336.Will U is back with large screen of 6.2″ 16:9 LCD touch screen which make it more easy for user interference.

Console works with most games from the original Wii console, as well as the Wii Remote, Wii Remote Plus, Nunchuk controllers, Balance Board and many other Wii accessories, so you can continue to enjoy your favorite Wii features. This bundle is packed up with a WII and a game pad both in sleek color of black. The price value of the gadget is cherishing for Christmas.

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This new console finely works with most of the games from the original Wii Console gaming, Wii Remote, Plus and Nunchuk Controllers with many other Wii accessories which makes the game play more enjoyable.
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This new console was launched in USA on 18th of November, 8 Gigabyte of storage for $299.99 and 32 Gigabyte of for $349.99 with a black paint job.

Along with Nintendo Land, Nintendo also re-confirmed that New Super Mario Bros. Wii U will available as a launch game. Nintendo also unveiled a new Wii U feature called “Nintendo TVii” — a “new way to find, watch and engage with TV, movies and sports.

In the super Mario game you can level up and cling up the walls when Mario transforms into flying squirrel Mario. Nintendo fans will be greatly pleased with price ranging and the offer of free Super Mario bros within the bundle.

Nintendo also announced several new games Like Mario, Bayonetta 2 (Wii U exclusive), The Wonderful 101 (formerly called P-101), Skylanders Giants, 007 Legends, Transformers Prime: The Game, Wipeout, and Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

Specifications of the console

1. 6.2″ 16:9 LCD touch screen- With such big screen its lot easier to engage your gaming.

2. Motion Control System

3. Front Camera – A good HD front facing camera.

4. Microphone with stereo Audio Speakers

5. Analog Stick and Button Features for easy game play.

With these many new features this console games is selling at rapid fire with lots of gaming to be done.

This gadget will change your view of entertainment, with crystal clear definition, this new Game pad removes the barriers of your TV, Movies and Gaming and brings all together at a single screen.

Nintendo Wii u deluxe set is available on amazon for $309.02 with free Super Mario bros console game without shipping charges.This bundle contains Super Mario bros and New Super Luigi U powered by Nintendo

Mario super bros which will be available for $80-90 in the market is free with this game pad bundle. Being a deluxe edition you get a lots of Hard drive space in it. It good to see TV and others stuff at your Game pad without switching to TV to other Electronic devices.

Nintendo Offering Wii U Console for $50 Less Price

To opposite the weak sales effect and attract gamers more towards it, Nintendo is offering offer a hefty $50 price cut for its 32GB Wii U console. The Japanese game maker yesterday announced that it is slashing the price of its Wii U video-game system in a bid to remain in competition with release of competing consoles from Sony and Microsoft.

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Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime said,

As long as we create high-quality software we will be able to drive our business. Regarding the price cut – now is the right time to offer better value. This sets us up for a strong holiday season.”

If i can recall, Sony Corp. (6758)’s  PlayStation 4, is due November 15 or somewhere around that with a $399 price tag, much less than its rival Microsoft Corp. (MSFT:US)’s Xbox One for $499. Price cut from Nintendo Co. (7974) will surely help them fetch more sales number as the console Wii U has struggled to find an audience for long.

The company is aiming to sell 9 million consoles by next March by offering new games and reducing prices. Nintendo is well known for games featuring much-loved characters like Mario and Zelda. The price of the 32GB deluxe version Nintendo Wii U will come down to $299.99, from $349.99. The offer will be effective from Sept. 20.

A lot of marketing activity behind the price decline of the eight month-old Wii U is also expected done to attract consumers and garner huge sales.
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Nintendo Wii U Review- Is it the best gaming console out in the market?

Nintendo, the company that is believed to be a pioneer in gaming has yet again come into the limelight for bringing forth its new Wii U console. The old and boring looking GamePad has got revolutionized once again by the new Nintendo Wii U console. Aptly, considered to be the successor of Wii, Nintendo Wii U got launched in November 2012 with a huge response worldwide.

Some of the main highlights of Nintendo Wii U are its compatibility with Wii, Wii Remote and Nunchuk. Moreover, this new device has been manufactured by Foxconn, Mitsumi and Nintendo to offer you a huge 32 GB internal flash memory along with 8 GB internal flash memory. Further details about the storage capacity of Wii U include its SD card and SDHC Card support along with USB storage option.

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Talking in terms of the looks, this new gaming device looks just similar to the Nintendo Wii console. However, the great thing is that it is bit longer with 10.6 inches against the normal 8.5 inches of Wii console. Further more, this new device is rounder at the edges for a finer look and feel.

What’s the best thing to look forward at Nintendo Wii U is that it is now available for download as well. You will no longer be facing the slow and boring menu system if you choose to play games on this device. The latest software update for Wii U includes a user friendly experience in terms of installing games and applications directly from Nintendo eShop. Moreover, you can now transfer and even copy data from two USB storage devices.

Nintendo Wii U also comes with a much improved account selection to enable you to distinguish accounts. You must also be aware of the fact that this new device will be set on a standby mode during downloads.

Sources reveal that the company is also set to bring forth a new Virtual Console Library of classic games for online buying through the new Nintendo Wii U. So, if you are already feeling excited about it, then hurry to get your own Wii U for a splendid gaming experience all together.

Nintendo Wii Mini Release Date – To hit shelves in the U.K. on March 22

The Nintendo Wii Mini will be released in UK on March 22. The Nintendo Wii Mini was released last year in Canada for $99.99 but the price details of the device in UK have not been revealed till now.

In a statement today the Company announced that the Nintendo Wii Mini will start selling in the stores in UK from 22nd March. The watered down version of the Wii U was launched by Nintendo last year and it was available only in Canada for $100.

The Wii Mini is a smaller version of the Wii U Gaming Console and enables the users to play over 1200 Wii Titles. The miniature Gaming Console does not support backward compatibility with the games meant for earlier Consoles. The original Wii U gaming consoles however has got backward compatibility. The Wii Mini also does not feature Internet Connectivity.

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Nintendo is desperately trying to boost the sales of its Wii U gaming Consoles which though selling well is still far below projected targets. Nintendo has sold a paltry 57000 Wii U consoles in US for the month of January. Nintendo is also facing difficulties in selling its latest gaming console in other markets around the globe. With the introduction of Wii Mini Nintendo hopes to woo consumers who are put away by the stiff price tag of the Wii U gaming console. In spite of poor sales Nintendo has said that it has no intention to lower the price tag of its latest gaming console.

Nintendo Wii U Sales has historically bad January, sells about 50,000 units in US

After getting a good sales count for its gaming console Wii U, the maker ‘Nintendo’ set high expectations from the first quarter of 2013. A couple of weeks back, company cut down its sale projections. The sales count of Wii U was indeed very bad in the first month of 2013.

According to a representative of tracking firm ‘NPD’ the first three month US sales count of Wii U is very poor as compared to what it was for Wii for the same period. There is a huge drop of 38 percent in US sales count.

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Around 9,40,000 units of Wii U have been sold in US by the end of January. This much count has the numbers of November and December as well. The US sales count for these two months was 8,90,000. It means that only 50,000 units were sold in US last month.

This is the historically bad sales count for any system. No current generation system has gone that much bad in sales count since 2005.  System Wii also faced a bad time in October, but still, it was able to reach the US sales count of 67,000 units in that month. The lowest US sales count by PlayStation 3 was 82,000 units that was seen in April and May of 2007.

The Nintendo is indeed suffering from a bad time. The critics are claiming this low sales count, an indication about the end of empire of Nintendo, which is very near.

Of course, the performance is very poor, but it’s not good to say anything about the future of Nintendo. The company has faced bad times in the past and knows well about how to come out of it. The company may bring a price cut in Wii U or may launch incredible games in the near future to get back on to the good sales count track. In fact, the company has already announced about games Pikmin 3 and Game & Wario that will be launched in the second quarter of this year.

Nothing can be said at that point.  No good effort from the company will result even lower sales count of the system. It would be interesting to see that what efforts the company will make to increase the sales count of the system.

Nintendo Wii ZombiU Game Features and Review

Being a lone survivor in a zombie infested city is not a new concept. However simple ideas like these with the addition of right ingredients can turn into fun filled games.

In this review we take a look at the newly launched ZombiU game and check whether ZombiU is the next best zombie game for you on your Nintendo Wii.

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Whereas some games how you the lead-up to the zombie apocalypse, the outbreak and so-on; ZombiU gets rid of it right away. Instead ZombiU puts the player right in the heat of the moment. Zombies are all over the place in London and you are among the handful of survivors. A voice over the intercom leads you to the subway station, gives you a backpack and you are on your way. Survival is the core of the game play  There are a few story threads in the game which are mostly scattered like a doctor who needs your help, soldier looking to help you, etc. , but the narrative is not the focus. ZombiU just wants to see how long can you survive in a zombie infested city. In ZombiU when you are attacked and killed your character is dead. The player then wakes up as a new character.

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Some of the parts of ZombiU make no logical sense. For example the unending supply of survivors is never explained. However finding logical sense in every move of the game isn’t the aim of the game. The aim constantly monitors your character’s total time alive and is given a survivor score upon being killed. ZombiU by no means competes with the Walking Dead. It is more focused on getting the player to play the game in the moment. The player can also enjoy the survival mode where he/she gets just one life to play.

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A lot of things help the player feel the fear of being in a zombie infested city. For example the dark setting with zombies popping up suddenly, the use of flashlight in dark areas and the blood and gore during combat. However some aspects of the game let it down. For example the frequent forced use of flashlight, the unappealing textures and graphic, the time and again same audio effects, etc. Seemingly every time your character swings the bat he/she emits an extremely unappealing scream and this is what leads ZombiU to its downside especially because you will be swinging your bat a lot to kill the zombies. Fighting the undead in ZombiU is no fun either. Killing a zombie in ZombiU takes at least five to six hits which after a while becomes boring. The combat is clunky and the players are soon bound to lose interest in killing the zombie even though you get a shotgun with limited ammo. Another issue with the game is the loot. After you have successfully killed the zombie you can loot the dead body however most of the times you are bound to return empty handed. Plus the number of things that you can loot is limited making the game un-interactive.

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The Verdict

Scraping and scrapping to survive in a zombie infested city is a good idea, but ZombiU does not commit to it. Combat is lame and the world feels just too closed and restricted. ZombiU is a one dimensional whack a zombie game with some clever ideas that never come together. Good ideas and scary settings work in the favor of ZombiU. So if you are looking for a game which involves killing zombies alone and no story-line whatsoever then ZombiU is the game for you.

Last minute holiday deals on HP Windows 8 laptops, Nintendo 3DS, iMac, Apple Mac Mini and more

The online U.S. holiday sales are growing by 17 %. After the dust of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday has settled, there are quite a few holiday and year ending deals which are up for grabs.

These are few nice deals on popular gadgets which I have identified and finds suitable to share with our readers. The deals are based on maximum discount and general gifting items.

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HP Pavilion 15.6-inch Windows 8 laptops starting $369.99

The first in the list of holiday deals is the HP Pavilion 15.6-inch laptop for $329.99. Remember that it is not a rehashed version, but a new Laptop which is bristling with the latest goodies like the Windows 8 OS. It is time to stack your old laptop and step into the latest of what technology can offer.

HP Pavilion 15.6 Laptop Top has within its body, an AMD A6-4400M dual-core processor, 4GB of RAM, a 320GB hard drive, and a SuperMulti DVD drive. HP Pavilion is equipped with Radeon HD 7520G discrete-class graphics and Dolby-powered Altec Lansing stereo speakers. The HP Pavilion has a 15.6 inch screen and a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.

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Nintendo 3DS XL Mario Kart 7

The Nintendo 3DS XL Mario Kart 7 Handheld Game System in Blue/Black for $159.99 with free shipping from Best Buy. Last week the “going price” was $199.99. One can save up to $40.

Nintendo 3DS XL Mario Kart 7 comes with Mario Kart 7 pre-installed and boasts two LCDs, one 320×240 touchscreen and one normal 800×240. The touchscreen displays 3D visuals needing 3D glasses. Also featured are 3D Depth Slider, built-in motion and gyroscope sensors, Circle Pad (analog control), 3D camera, 4GB SD memory card, and more.

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Refurbished iMac 20″ Core 2 Duo 2GHz Desktop for $500 + free shipping, more

One gets the revamped Apple iMac 20″ Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz All-in-One Desktop, Model No. MC015LL/A, for $499.99. The deal includes free shipping via coupon code “DMFREESHIP”. The device boasts an Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz dual-core processor and a  20 inch display with a resolution of  1680×1050 LCD. The device has a 2GB RAM, and a 160GB 7200 rpm hard drive, SuperDrive, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256MB graphics card, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, AirPort Extreme, iSight webcam, and OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The device comes with a 30-day MegaMacs warranty. Deal ends on December 12th.

Apple Mac mini Core i5 Dual 2.3GHz Desktop for $560 + free shipping

A tantalizing offer from MegaMacs which offers the Apple Mac mini Intel Core i5 2.3GHz Desktop, model no. MC815LL/A, for $559.99. The deal comes with free shipping via coupon code DMFREESHIP. The device features an Intel Core i5-2415M 2.3GHz dual-core processor. It also has  2GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0, SDXC card slot, Thunderbolt, and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. The Deal ends December 12.

Oregon Scientific Wired Thermometer Clock for $0 after rebate + free shipping

Directron offers the Oregon Scientific NAW881 Indoor / Outdoor Wired Thermometer Clock, Model No. LWB0567110113007, for $14.99. The $15mail-in rebate makes the price tag $0. With free shipping, which is $10 less than the price in January. This indoor/outdoor thermometer includes a wired probe with 12-foot waterproof cord for recording the outdoor temperature. Deal open till December 14th

We will be bringing details of more such holiday deals, so remain connected with us.

What is Nintendo TVii? Connect it to Hulu Plus, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video

As Christmas nears, and the Nintendo Wii U gets wrapped as presents for the holidays and hardcore gamers are going gaga, not much is talked about the value added features which has been included in the gaming console. I am talking about the Nintendo TVii, a software experience inside the Wii U which works equally well on your television as well as the miniature touch sensitive screen of your Wii U game pad. The Nintendo TVii enables the user to take control of his TV and interact with a collection of media like never before.
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The Nintendo TVii enables the user to search for his favorite Television programs with the search menu on the gaming console. The TVii also will keep track of the programs one likes, check for new episodes with Favorites, in short the user will be able to access all his favorite TV shows with the Game Pad.

TVii also provides a number of optional connected services which includes the existing cable or Satellite channels by connecting them through the Wii U. This includes programs such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, or Amazon Instant Video. Users can also access their TiVo DVR by connecting it through the Wii U

Users can watch Movies by connecting to the just movies with in-demand services like Hulu Plus, Netflix, and Amazon Instant Video. Users must note that though the TVii is a free service they will have to pay for availing the services from Hulu Plus, Netflix, and Amazon Instant Video and of course your internet data.