Speculation

A Horde of Rumours: How Pokémon GO Has Brought Back Gaming Gossip

It’s no surprise that Pokémon GO has been responsible for a lot of trends over the past year; People are actually leaving their houses, for one thing. Pokémon has become more of a universal trend, as we now see grandmas playing the app with their grand kids. It has even spawned a bevy of internet memes and some questionable life choices. However, one trend that seems to have slipped by most ...

Masahiro Sakurai just loves to tease Smash Bros. fans

Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai has decided to tease Smash Bros. fans with some whiteboard art that’s sure to be dissected meticulously. Sakurai-san Tweeted the above photo (which, surprisingly, has Kirby taking up 1/4 of the scene) with the following words, “This is what our staff drew on the white board. It’s good!” As mentioned, the whiteboard drawing is bound to be stud...

How does Wii U compare to the rumored Xbox?

While not exactly Nintendo news, IGN today has revealed that the next Xbox (how bout we DON’T call it the 720, shall we?) will be based on the AMD 6000 series of GPU architecture which was introduced last year. While we don’t know exactly what will ship inside the next Xbox, IGN cites that the GPU will be similar to the Radeon HD 6670, which sports DirectX 11, 3D, 1080p output, and multidispla...

What to expect from Nintendo this year

2011 was one heck of a roller coaster ride for Nintendo fans, wouldn’t you say? After coming off what I still consider to be one of the top five games to be released on Wii in Donkey Kong Country Returns at then end of 2010, Wii owners were left with little to nothing new to play until the release of Skyward Sword. Sure there were titles to fill the void such as Conduit 2, de Blob 2, and Kirbyâ€...

Speculation: Nintendo’s next system an “evolution,” but not a “revolution”

It’s been almost 4 years since the Wii’s release. The system has definitely lived up to it’s codename, Revolution, and will continue to do so with loads of upcoming titles. The Wii was built on innovation, like many of Nintendo’s consoles before it. The NES brought us arcade quality graphics to our living rooms with a unique, D-Pad controller. The N64 brought us 3D graphics...