Is Nintendo Facing a Hard Road on the Comeback Trail?

As we just reported on TGD, at least one publication feels that Nintendo could be the comeback kid this year in the video game world after some tough times. We think this could be a very good year for gaming, especially considering consoles have been selling like crazy over the Xmas holidays, and Nintendo’s Super Mario Brothers was voted one of the best titles of 2013. 

Is Nintendo on the Verge of a Big Comeback?

While gaming went in the toilet during the recession, just like everything else did, the video game market has been making big comeback strides in the last two years with the success of Halo 4, Call of Duty: Black Ops, GTA V, and more. And now one report tells us Nintendo could be on the verge of a big comeback as well. 

Is Nintendo in a world of trouble?

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter says he believes Nintendo is currently in a "world of trouble."

AMD is the common (silicon) denominator for consoles and PCs

AMD dominates all three next-gen consoles: the Nintendo Wii U, Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's Playstation 4.

Lulzsec hackers go down

Three members of the hacktivist group LulzSec have been sentenced to 24-30 months in a UK jail.

Nintendo gets the chance to Wii

Nintendo has won a US appeals court decision in a patent case that will allow it to keep importing its Wii system into the United States.

Report: Nintendo mods Wii U to support smartphone games

Nintendo's Wii U has proven somewhat of a disappointment in terms of sales. Indeed, even a recent price cut by the gaming giant failed to generate strong sales.

Iwata insists the Wii U isn't "underpowered"

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata says his company is working to alter the "misconception" that the recently launched Wii U is an underpowered system.

Nintendo eyes F2P, mulls subscription options

Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata says the Japanese-based gaming company is open to considering alternative business models in the future, including free-to-play (F2P) as well as subscription based platforms.

Not even a (belated) price cut can help Nintendo's Wii U

Nintendo may have released it's next-gen console almost a year ahead of Microsoft and Sony, but it is quite clear that most core gamers are waiting for the Xbox 720 (Next) and the Playstation 4 (PS4).

British hacker admits he's guilty as sin

A UK-based computer hacker who worked under the LulzSec banner has admitted attacking Sony, Nintendo, Rupert Murdoch's News International and the Arizona State Police.

Waiting for the PS4 and Xbox 720 (Next) as Wii U sales disappoint

Nintendo may have kicked off the next-gen console cycle early with its Wii U, but the real battle will obviously take place between Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next) and Sony's Playstation 4 (PS4).

The Year of Luigi is upon us

Nintendo has announced a year-long celebration of everyone’s second favorite plumber.

Nintendo remains skeptical over cloud gaming

Senior Nintendo executives remain (understandably) skeptical over the future of the cloud for console gaming.

Nintendo cuts Wii U sales forecast

Nintendo has slahed its sales predictions for the Wii U, saying it now expects to sell 27 percent fewer than it previously did.

China considers lifting games console ban

The Chinese government is reportedly considering lifting its 13-year ban on video games consoles.

Nintendo TVii goes live on December 20

Nintendo has confirmed that its delayed TVii feature for the recently launched Wii U console will be going live on December 20.

Is Nintendo's Wii U already irrelevant?

Nintendo's Wii U console is currently flying off the shelves, but outspoken Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter doesn't believe the system is ultimately capable of competing against Sony's PS4 or Microsoft's Xbox 720.

Nintendo Wii U app spices up Google Street View

Like most systems today, Nintendo's Wii U is designed to do more than simply play games.

Nintendo's Wii U hits 400K

Nintendo has confirmed that its long-awaited Wii U console shipped 400,000 units its first week after selling out a few days post launch.