Author: Nico

Nicalis talks about comments regarding Wii U power

Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis recently made statements of the Wii U being ‘Nintendo’s most powerful console’, and that it could ‘last five to ten years’.  This was mistaken as a possibly negative comment, but Jonathan Holmes of Destructoid got more details after contacting Tyrone. Sadly, the original quote was taken a bit out of context. […]

Nintendo preparing for third-party digital downloads

Nintendo have recently announced that their first-party IP’s will be released not only in physical form but as digital downloads as well come August when they launch their retail download service.  Now Nintendo have confirmed that they will be working on a system allowing their third-party developers to release their content as digital downloads as […]

Wal-Mart sets Wii U price at $350

  While I’m not sure how much stock you can put in Wal-Mart for making reliable pricing at this point in time, this is still something to go on to help in confirming how much the Wii U may cost in the end. It’s also worth noting that the original Wii’s price was set by Wal-Mart […]

Nintendo not attending Gamescom this year

Nintendo are throwing people for a loop this year in saying they will not be attending the annual Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany.  Given that the convention pulled in roughly 275,000 attendees last year, as well as the fact that Nintendo have attended the event every year prior, this is a peculiar move. Silja Gülicher, […]

Wii U rumored to cost around $300

With the Wii U’s development cost being rumored at approximately $180 per unit, including controller components, an anonymous source indicates that it may come to retail at no less than $300, a higher mark on the price chart than Nintendo are known for. Nintendo’s new controller for the console is valued at roughly $50, making up […]