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Nintendo’s problem with the WiiU is all about branding
Ben Cousins of DeNA pointed me to this Reddit thread about why the WiiU is struggling, written by someone who works in video games retail. “Nintendo went out of their way to remove their name from the...
- Posted 2 months ago
Nintendo is going to be the first major platform to embrace F2P. Here’s why.
Nintendo has decided to adopt the agency model for its self-publishing e-store. Microsoft has confirmed that it will be using the wholesale model, and I believe that Sony is doing the same. If that is the case,...
- Posted 6 months ago
[Gamesbriefers] Free-to-play Mario?
Mobile Mario must surely be on the agenda in Nintendo Towers. If it isn't - oh dear.
- Posted 9 months ago
Is Nintendo a natural free-to-play game company?
I was reading the comments on Rob Fahey’s column on the challenges facing Sony with the Vita. This comment, by Felix Leyendecker, a senior 3D artist at Crytek, leapt out at me. “Nintendos IPs are successful because...
- Posted 1 year ago
[Gamesbriefers] Can Nintendo sustain the traditional console business for much longer?
While other companies in the console games business are struggling to adapt, Nintendo has so far defied expectations - most notably by managing to sell tens of millions of 3DS consoles, despite the ubiquity of smartphones and...
- Posted 1 year ago
10 Things I hope Nintendo will announce for the WII U at E3 2012
Next week, all eyes will be on E3 to see what Nintendo announces for the Wii U. Here are ten things taht I would like to hear, even if some of them are very unlikely.
- Posted 2 years ago
Smartphone revenues likely to gross $1 billion in 2011, and Nintendo’s hurting
This is my third post inspired by Flurry’s most recent release of free-to-play data. (The others were on free-to-play ARPPU and how whales dominate IAP revenues on smartphones.) This data shows just how successful smartphone gaming is...
- Posted 3 years ago