Gaming Trend Podcast 08//13//2013– Neverwinter musings

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This week on the Gaming Trend Podcast, we discuss Microsoft’s decision to make the Kinect optional on the Xbox One, share in some misery with Nintendo as Wii U consoles sell at a loss, and marvel at the existence of a Kickstarter for a Starcraft-themed MMO. Speaking of MMOs, we’re joined this week by our Read more →

Nintendo Download for June 27, 2013

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What I’m getting from the above image is that zombies in Vegas are trying to lure you into brain-eating distance with shiny diamonds in the game Vegas Stakes. Although maybe it’s vampires with the whole “Stakes” thing. No, look at that guy. It’s definitely diamond-lugging, talking zombies.  Of course, the game write-up mentions nothing about Read more →

Nintendo Download Releases for June 20, 2013

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    The Year of Luigi is hitting its stride now with Super Luigi U, a DLC pack for New Super Mario Bros U.  Personally,  I wish they would do this with all of their titles.  I would love to see Luigi Hunter 3 Ultimate, Game & Waluigi and ZombieLuigiU. Lots of other releases today, so lets Read more →

Mario Kart 8 for Wii U will turn your world upside down

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Finally in HD and blistering onto your Wii U at 60 frames per second, Mario Kart 8 looks poised to turn your head (and maybe your stomach). Plenty of features from previous incarnations are making a comeback such as tricks, motorcycles, hang gliders and underwater racing, but new this year will be the dizzying ability Read more →

[RUMOR] Wii U Basic about to be put out of its misery?

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    Kotaku is reporting a rumor that the Wii U Basic unit may be going the way of the VirtuaBoy into that rare corner of Nintendo land known as Let’s-Pretend-This-Never-Existed World. A recent in-store flyer at Best Buy instructs employees to pull the Wii U Basic units from the shelves and send them back to home base. Read more →

    Wii U sales boost following Xbox One reveal

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    Not everyone was disappointed by last week’s reveal of the Xbox One. Not only did Sony’s Stock rise around 9% after Microsoft’s presentation, but even Nintendo’s fledgling Wii U system received a boost in sales. Amazon.com UK experienced a dramatic sales increase on their movers and shakers list, bumping the Wii U Deluxe from a Read more →

    EA jumps Wii U ship

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    It looks like EA has set its sights elsewhere. In an interview with Kotaku yesterday, EA spokesperson, Jeff Brown, admitted “We have no games in development for the Wii U currently.” This news couldn’t come at a worse time for Nintendo as they’re already suffering from the loss of upcoming titles such as Grand Theft Read more →

    Wii outselling Wii U in US sales

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    It’s out with the new and in with the old according to the latest April US sales numbers from Nintendo. Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter reports the original Wii console will outsell the Wii U by nearly 20,000 units this month alone. That’s right, it’s been six years and the Wii is still jogging strong Read more →