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Miyamoto interested in console and handheld cross-play

Shigeru Miyamoto recently sat down for an interview with Kotaku to speak on various topics related to Nintendo’s future. One of the topics reflected on the possibility of Nintendo’s future titles running on both a home console and a handheld. While Miyamoto didn’t specifically confirm the existence of said project venture, he did state that they are interested and would explore t...

Wii U Price Cut Announced

This is the moment that seemingly everyone has been clamoring for since right after the Wii U was launched – a price cut has been announced for the Wii U.  Kotaku revealed this information today when they released details from an interview with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime. As its sales have been examined to slap a proclamation of success or failure on the new console, the ...

Meet the Newest Nintendo Handheld – The 2DS

Kotaku published a story earlier today based on an interview with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime.  They interviewed him earlier in the week, and he gave them a glimpse into the next iteration of Nintendo’s handheld units:  The Nintendo 2DS. The Nintendo 2DS is basically a 3DS, minus the ability to display pictures, videos, or games in 3D.  While the 3D display capability is m...

Tripping is a thing of the past in the next Smash Bros.

Professional and casual Smash Bros. fans rejoice! Series creator and designer Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed that the often criticized tripping feature from Super Smash Bros. Brawl will not be featured in the WiiU/3DS sequel. Speaking with Kotaku through a translator, Sakurai reassured fans that tripping is now an afterthought: “To answer quite frankly, it will not return.” For those w...

Disney shuts down LucasArts

Sad, yet not surprising news to report: Disney is shutting down LucasArts effective immediately. Close to 150 LucasArts staff members have been laid off, and all current projects have been cancelled, including Star Wars 1313 and Star Wars: First Assault. According to Kotaku, Star Wars 1313’s future may still be saved, but will possibly not be licensed out to a different publisher. Disney has...

Why Reggie and Nintendo believe the hardcore audience is difficult to please

We all know that Nintendo is making it a priority to win back the core gamer audience with the Wii U, but, after a slightly lackluster E3, that agenda is a little cloudy as the console’s launch approaches. While speaking with Kotaku, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime spoke out on why it’s becoming increasingly difficult to appease to a hardcore audience. “One of the ...

Wii U to feature achievements

In an interview with Stephen Totilo of Kotaku, Reggie Fils-Aime discussed several burning questions regarding the Wii U and the Wii U GamePad. Some of theses questions included what the battery life of the controller is, how developers will utilize “Off-TV” play on the Wii U GamePad screen, and why multi-touch would have skyrocketed the price of said controller. However, one question t...

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