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The Next Call Of Duty Game Possibly A Sequel To Black Ops

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In the rumour section of the Official Playstation Magazine there is a statement that the next Call Of Duty is a direct sequel to Black Ops. The game is going to be developed by Treyarch again and will be likely candidate for Wii U.

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Written by David

November 27, 2011 at 10:25 am

Nintendo Want Zelda Wii U To Be Completed Within A Three Year Time Span

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In the latest Iwata Asks Interview Nintendo president Satoru Iwata asked Aonuma-san and Fujibayashi-san if it would be possible to complete the next Zelda game within a Three year time span rather then the five year time span it took to create The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

Written by David

November 27, 2011 at 9:42 am

Wii U has pressured Sony to release Playstation 4 sooner

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PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan has confessed to Eurogamer that Sony would perfer to launch the Playstation 4 sonner then later due to Nintendo’s Wii U being released after April 2012.

“I think we would consider it undesirable to be significantly later than the competition [with the next PlayStation].”

 

Written by David

November 27, 2011 at 9:23 am

Reggie Fils-Aime talks a little bit about Wii U

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Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime believes that Wii U will disrupt thr market just like with Wii and DS. Reggie wouldn’t go into specifics, but he did state that Nintendo will be taking advantage of the Wii U’s second screen and the all-round connectivity the console offers.

“The Wii U has to deliver a differentiated experience that can only be brought to bear through the use of these two screens. If all we do is a beautiful game in HD, it’s been done before. We have to take advantage of the second screen, we need to take advantage of the connectivity that the system will offer and, if we do that, we believe that we will yet again disrupt the market the same way we with DS and Wii.”

Written by David

November 18, 2011 at 11:46 pm

Nintendo Not Interested in DLC

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Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime has Told AOL’s Games Blog that Nintendo isn’t interested in First Party Downloadable Content as they wish to make the consumer feel they have bought the full game. Nintendo may add additional downloadable content after launch, but only when it makes sense to for the company to do so and not necessarily for a charge.

“We’re interested in it to the extent that it makes sense to the consumer.”

“I’ve had this conversation with a number of our key developers, and their mentality is, ‘Reggie, when we sell a game, we want the consumer to feel that they’ve had a complete experience.’

“Now, in addition, if we want to make other things available, great, and we’ll look at that. But we’re unwilling to sell a piece of a game upfront and, if you will, force a consumer to buy more later.

“That’s what they don’t want to do, and I completely agree. I think the consumer wants to get, for their money, a complete experience, and then we have opportunities to provide more on top of that.”

Written by David

November 18, 2011 at 11:32 pm

EA loves Wii U Online

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Peter Moore, Electronic Arts Chief Operating Officer, has told Famitsu that EA loves the offerings that Nintendo are using for the Wii U online. This may have to do with the fact that EA want’s Origin used for Wii U online service.

 

“It’s a very exciting machine and I’m glad to see it out there. I mean, a hi-def Nintendo platform! There’s nothing that could make me happier. Its online capabilities are really extensive, too, so we’ll be able to differentiate ourselves from the competition more easily with our sports lineup. We can’t announce anything yet, but what I can say is that Nintendo is a company that’s been producing new types of play culture for years. The 3DS and Wii U have taken on that DNA, so I really can’t wait to see what kind of new surprises are waiting for us.”

Written by David

November 18, 2011 at 11:19 pm

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EA And Valve Competing For Wii U Online Service?

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Apparently EA are trying to convince Nintendo to use Origin for Wii U’s main online service while Valve wants Nintendo to use Steam.  EA however is apparently putting a lot of pressure on Nintendo to exclusively use Origin.

Written by David

November 14, 2011 at 6:48 am

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