Nintendo Wii U Needs Better Games and Not Price Cut: Iwata

February 1, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

If you are waiting to buy the Wii U after Nintendo slashes down the price, then you might have to wait for a long time. There won’t reportedly be a price cut, as the Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata feels that the Wii U’s woes won’t be solved by slashing its price. He admitted that the […]

Ouya Controller is Faster and Better Thanks to Devs

January 28, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The Ouya controller has been the talk of the tech world for some days now and based on the feedback received from developers, the makers have incorporated many positive changes in the device. The changes are explained in a new blog  on Ouya’s official site. They have included a move from a ‘disc’ to a […]

Sony and Microsoft Next-Gen Consoles Might Make it This Autumn

January 17, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The rumor mill has been in full swing for about an year now, spinning tales of next-gen consoles from Sony and Microsoft. Speculations are flowing again with many touting summer as the release window for those two consoles. According to the new report we might see both companies exposing their hardware in summer and then […]

Microsoft Teased Next-Gen Xbox Sporting IllumiRoom Tech at CES 2013

January 16, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Anyone who have had their fair share of time in CES 2013 can infer that there hasn’t been a single booth reserved for Microsoft. It comes as a major blow to all those techies who thought they would see the next gen Xbox at this year’s CES. But Microsoft did tease the next Xbox by […]

Piston arrives at CES 2013; its a Steam Box Demo Unit that is portable and beautiful

January 9, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Codenamed ‘Piston’, the Steam Box Demo has arrived at the CES 2013 show. The new fist sized system is designed and optimized specifically to play Steam games and run the Big Picture Mode on big screen TVs in your living room. A mini-PC is codenamed Piston and is on show at both Valve’s and Xi3’s […]

Sony PS2 Production Stalled; Company to Focus on New Consoles

January 2, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Sony Co. has announced that it has stalled the production of PlayStation 2 consoles in Japan. The Japanese firm did not say what its plans were for production in other parts of the world. Since launching the PlayStation 2 (PS2) in 2000, it has sold more than 150 million units worldwide, the Japan Times reports. […]

Pyongyang Racer Marks Korean Debut in Game Industry

December 21, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

A new game to the game industry, and a first one for North Korea! The country has released their first ever video game, which was developed on its own soil. It’s a racing game and is called Pyongyang Racer, and created by a developer named Nosotek. I have never heard of him, nor do I […]

Nintendo Blocks Adult Content on Wii U; Limits Access to Four Hours a Day

December 8, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

One reason parents don’t mind their little kids playing with Nintendo console’s is because the company adheres to child-friendly content and services. To ensure children aren’t exposed to adult content, the Wii and DS employ friend codes and restrict online play. But then the Wii U launched with online service and several 18+ titles in […]

Wii Mini Releasing Without SD Card Slot; Launch Limited to Canada

December 4, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The first Wii Mini rumors sparked interest in the hearts of gamers. The availability of a smaller and brighter console with a price tag under $100 was appealing to many. But then when the specifications started dripping out, interest of many waned. The low price tag appeared at the expense of cutting down some features. […]

MoMA to Exhibit Videogames, as Art

December 3, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Do you believe that gaming is an artistic medium? If you disagree, you need to consider a proper revaluation of your thoughts as each and every game has its own beauty. It is true that some games create an adrenaline rush in you, while some are so violent that they may be bad for your […]

Ouya Gaming Console Set for Shipping; Gaming Arena to Get Pumped Up this Christmas Season

December 1, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The Ouya gaming console is getting geared up to get shipped by the upcoming Christmas season. Funded via Kickstarter, this device has raised $8 million, becoming the website’s second highest earning project in its history. The Ouya will feature an exclusive Ouya store for applications and games designed specifically for the Ouya platform. Out of […]

Nintendo Wii Mini on Sale in Canada Only

November 30, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The small and affordable gaming console, Wii Mini, will be on sale only in Canada. An official statement was given by Nintendo executives as a reply to the question of whether Wii Mini will roll out in the UK. So apparently, users in the UK have to buy other Wii consoles to quench their Nintendo […]

Xbox TV Puts TV Entertainment and Causal Games On a Set-Top Box

November 22, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Have you by any chance come across any info on any of the next-generation videogame consoles of late? We get to hear that there are some serious machines coming from Sony and Microsoft , and they are said to be able to handle life-like graphics and all. Rather than rumors, speculations and leaks, there hasn’t […]

Wii U Launch Brings in Added Excitement

November 19, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Videogame consoles that once remained simple gaming-dedicated machines have now evolved to what we can call entertainment boxes. Gaming consoles from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo brought to us not only the addictive gaming experience, but also other avenues of entertainments such as web connectivity, social media services, music, videos, and their own dedicated networks. The […]

Nintendo Gaming Console Had Irked Parents When it Arrived in the US [Video]

November 16, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Before the start of the 3D gaming era, the video game industry was dominated by Nintendo with their 8 bit and 16 bit consoles.  Sega also had a stake and served as a major competitor against Nintendo. By the third generation (8 bit) and the fourth generation (16 bit), the video game industry began flourishing […]

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