There’s gold in them there hills. Well, there is if by ‘gold’ you mean ‘actual currency’ and by ‘hills’ you mean ‘mobile and social gaming markets’. Amazon knows this, which is why it’s just announced its own gaming studio. With the might of a company like Amazon joining the act, surely the days of the handheld console are numbered? Read more
When is a handheld games console not a handheld games console? When, like the Wikipad, it’s too big to be taken on the train. Nintendo’s trying to enter this new space with the Wii U by letting users play serious console games at home on their own screen, but now the Wii U not the only player in the game, and Nintendo should be very worried...
Nintendo has announced its financial results for the first quarter ending at the end of June, and things aren't looking too rosy.
The company lost 10.3 billion yen - that's $132m, or £85m in proper money. Though that's actually an improvement on the same period last year, when it lost 37.7 billion yen. Tough times.
OnLive’s pretty amazing. When you think about how far your streamed gaming content has to travel, and how fast, the tech involved is a damn miracle. If you’ve got a good enough connection, that is.
Thing is, when it landed on Android, the scope of its powers was largely limited to games with rejigged touchscreen controls, but will a marriage between the Nexus 7 and the wireless OnLive controller be the making of both Google’s tablet and the service itself? Read more
New pictures have leaked of what the world and his wife believes to be Sony’s upcoming slimmer PS3. One question, though: do the rumoured specs point to a super-cheap, low-storage model? Looks like the Xbox 360 should be worried... Read more
Codemasters’ series of F1 games has a pretty loyal fan base. It’s the type of game that you’re only going to buy if you’re a certain type of gamer, due to its sim-like nature and the hardcore level of commitment needed to complete a season. F1 needn’t be so straight-laced, though; as Codies’ new game duly proves... Read more