Nintendo have made some ingenious decisions and some perplexingly bad ones. From flipping their financial fortunes with the Wii, to letting it slip away with seemingly obvious hardware and branding mistakes a generation later. Nintendo do a lot right, and … Continue reading Games that Nintendo needs to make
Hollywood hasn’t had a whole lot of luck when it comes to adapting one of Japan’s premier exports, anime. Low points include Fist of the North Star, Speed Racer and Dragon Ball Evolution, giving the impression that the task is destined to … Continue reading 5 anime and manga perfect for Hollywood adaptation
The following is an analysis of The Phantom Pain containing spoilers. The narrative gap between Snake Eater and Metal Gear was not a huge one. Snake Eater depicted an inciting event that could push Big Boss down his dark path … Continue reading Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – Analysis (spoilers)
On Jan 29 Nintendo rolled out its Creator’s Program, “designed for people who post videos to YouTube that contain Nintendo intellectual property,” sharing revenue between Let’s Players and the Japanese video game company. The advertisement revenue share for users is … Continue reading The legality of Let’s Play
Assassin’s Creed Unity was released November 11 2014 to widespread criticism concerned with performance and glitches leading to shares in Ubisoft dipping by as much as 12.8%. Ubisoft commented: “we are currently working on our next update that will help … Continue reading Is it ok to release an unfinished game?
Of the big three companies still making video game consoles, Nintendo are the veterans. Having seen Sega and Atari collapse over the years, it is far from impossible for an established console maker to struggle and fail. Just as Sega’s … Continue reading Will Mobile-Gaming save Nintendo?