Category: Nintendo

Why Won’t Nintendo Announce a Switch Pro?
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Why Won’t Nintendo Announce a Switch Pro?

Nintendo’s next-gen strategy doesn’t include new hardware. They’re losing developers because of this decision. Why doesn’t Nintendo release a Switch upgrade? Nintendo probably has a brilliant plan for this fall. There are rumors of Mario and Zelda remasters, and there’s even a possible Breath of the Wild 2. Do you know what it doesn’t have?…

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Nintendo Beats Pandemic Gloom With Insane 428% Q1 Profit
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Nintendo Beats Pandemic Gloom With Insane 428% Q1 Profit

Gaming giant Nintendo today released earnings results for the three months ending on June 30, 2020. Net profit increased by 541.3%, while operating profit jumped by 427.7%. Nintendo attributes the bumper quarter to strong demand for the Switch console and high software sales prompted by more people turning to gaming during government-imposed periods of lockdown.…

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Nintendo ‘Direct Mini’ Fan Backlash Exposes Next-Gen Flaws
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Nintendo ‘Direct Mini’ Fan Backlash Exposes Next-Gen Flaws

Nintendo recently revealed some new games from some of its development partners. The event was called a Nintendo Direct Mini and featured several new game releases, including a port of Shin Megami Tensei 3. Despite the fan backlash being over the top, Nintendo’s weak next-gen strategy makes it understandable. The recent Nintendo Direct Mini has…

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Nintendo Switch Won Where Sony’s PlayStation Portable Failed
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Nintendo Switch Won Where Sony’s PlayStation Portable Failed

PlayStation Portable is the talk of the town, but why isn’t it in players’ hands? Nintendo Switch delivers on the same notes but is a much more successful system. What did Sony do wrong? It’s fun to reminisce on the PlayStation Portable (PSP) and PlayStation Vita–both have cult followings with the latter even in The…

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Nintendo Left Gamers Vulnerable Long Before Shocking Data Breach
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Nintendo Left Gamers Vulnerable Long Before Shocking Data Breach

It seems like Nintendo may have suffered a severe data breach lately. 160,000 accounts appear to have been illicitly accessed since the start of April. This latest breach shows that companies need to make some changes to the way their online services work. Nintendo has suffered a pretty serious security breach, exposing user privacy. Around…

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