A newly released study performed by the mobile device research institute App Annie Intelligence, using data collected by IDC, has found that the Playstation Vita is lagging in last place under many handheld markers. Mobile devices are dominating the handheld market, with Nintendo and Sony consoles lagging far behind. It was also found that half of all mobile gamers are female, among other important findings about the handheld and app-based gaming market.
"While the old axiom that motion-picture tie-in videogames are by default poorly executed may no longer ring true for every case, there are plenty of exceptions that sadly remind you why this notion was conceived to begin with. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is one such videogame; a title in which nothing is particularly bad, but the sloppy relation to it’s source material reeks of a videogame built purely with the aim of spinning a quick buck."
"It’s finally here. What was once talked about in hushed tones as next-next-gen all those years ago is officially unleashed upon the public, with Sony’s Playstation 4, Microsoft’s Xbox One and – yes I’m including it – Nintendo’s Wii U all now out the wilds for purchase (unless you’re in the European market and have to wait till November the 29th to get your hands on a PS4)."
"This week’s biggest release on Nintendo consoles is undoubtedly The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, available to download via the Nintendo eShop now. Also released this week is a demo version of Sonic Lost World for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag for Nintendo’s home console."
"Namco Bandai Games Europe has confirmed that two combo packs will launch this month, both aimed at a family audience. Featuring The Croods: Prehistoric Party! as the lead title, the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS editions will come packaged with Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, while the Wii release will include Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game."
"Nintendo has today launched the Wii Sports Club programme for Wii U. Following in the footsteps of last week’s Wii Fit U, Wii Sports Club can be played via the use of a time period purchase, but it can also be purchased as individual components of a bigger package."
Didn't have a chance to attend this years New York Comic Con and see what Nintendo has lined up for us? Don't worry because Nintendo have a great recap video here for you, showing off games like, Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD, Pokemon X&Y, Super Mario Land 3D and Sonic Lost Worlds. All these games have either been released or are just a week or two away from landing on our consoles. Prepare yourself for a flood of great Nintendo games.
"The big name release on the Nintendo eShop this week is the long awaited Wii Fit U. Set for release tomorrow, Wii Fit U is delivered in a digital package not too dissimilar to the Xbox 360 Kinect’s Nike+ Trainer. Beginning tomorrow Wii U owners will be able to download a free thirty one day trial of Wii Fit U, but that’s not all that’s coming this week."
1996. Red, Blue and Green. Three colours which would take the world by storm and transform, at the time, the small world of Pokemon into a colossal universe, adored by fans from all around the globe. Pokemon is loved by the young and the old. In fact the older Pokemon fans have grown up with Pokemon being such a big part of their lives. Games, trading cards, tv shows and endless merchandise. So why is this particular series something that we cannot grow out of?
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Right away Zelda fans will be asking, 'woah woah, woah, hold the phone, you haven't played a Zelda game?!' Well if your answer is an awkward 'no' then fear not. Invisiblegamer have taken some time to focus on the world of Zelda which has captivated audiences for years. With many Zelda games available from the past and present, and more to be released in the future, InvisibleGamer discuss where a good place would be to launch into the well known franchise.
"Activision has shared news about two new Transformers bundles being released just in time for the Christmas holidays. Under license from Hasbro: Transformers: Ultimate Battle Edition and Transformers: Ultimate Autobots Edition will be made available this winter for Wii and Nintendo DS respectively."
"Brace yourself for monster madness! Activision-Blizzard has revealed a selection of brand new screenshots taken from Mind Candy’s upcoming Moshi Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed. Currently preparing to launch next week, Monsters: Katsuma Unleashed will be made available for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS."
"This week’s new releases on the Nintendo eShop are headline by the debut of the hugely popular science-fiction role-playing series, Deus Ex, on Nintendo formats as well as the return of the much loved Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney series in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies. Both of these titles are available to download now, for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS respectively."
"505 Games has announced they have extended their relationship with Majesco Entertainment to bring to market three new videogames title in Europe. The first two will be within the hugely successful Zumba Fitness franchise and the third featuring Phineas and Ferb, Disney’s smash hit kids brand."