Nintendo Won’t Exist In Ten Years, Unless Some Changes Are Made Now

(article was originally scheduled to publish on Jul 16th, but in the wake of Satoru Iwata’s untimely death, the publication was delayed)   It seems like Nintendo is always doomed, with analysts predicting time and time again that the last Nintendo console, was the last Nintendo console. Every single time, Nintendo proved them wrong. Analysts would then leave Nintendo alone […]

If I were Nintendo’s CMO, I’d be fired in a day

This is why I would never make it as Chief Marketing Officer for Nintendo. Me: “Hey Nintendo, if you sign on with FIFA, and push the TVii service in Europe, you could see anywhere from 10 million to 100 million sales in Europe alone.” Nintendo: “Yes, but what about the games?” Me: “Well, with the added […]

Splatoon Miiverse – Hacked?

The Splatoon Pre-launch community is supposed to be restricted only to Nintendo’s Tom and Amy, so why is it that a seemingly random individual was able to post to this private community without Nintendo’s knowledge of consent? Well, the answer is actually quite simple, and involves what could be a mere misunderstanding, rather than a […]

Hands On with the Nintendo NX

PlayStation and Xbox both have their own unique controllers, but over the last twenty years, they’ve remained mostly the same in design. Sure, the DualShock 4 received a fairly major overhaul with the introduction of the PlayStation 4 in 2013, but it’s still using the same general shape, button layout, and design that they’ve been […]