Japan’s Nikkei business newspaper is reporting that Nintendo will release an official Android app to promote its products while also offering mini-games which serve as demos for the full console versions. However it looks like full ports won’t be coming any time soon.
It has been a bad weekend for Nintendo. On Friday the company announced that it expects to make a loss of some $335m for the financial year ending 31 March 2014. It also altered its sales forecast for its Wii U games console. Originally Nintendo estimated it would sell 9 million Wii U units but it has now cut its forecast by nearly 70% to 2.8 million units. The company also reduced the sales forecast for its 3DS console from 18 million to 13.5 million units. As a result of this bad news industry analysts have renewed calls for Nintendo to release its games…
According to unnamed sources cited in a recent report, Amazon is currently developing an Android game console that will be on the market before 2014 hits.
BlueStacks has revealed how much it plans to charge for the GamePop after its free promo offer finally ends next month: $129 per unit plus the monthly fee.
The Nvidia Shield is already available for pre-order, three days earlier than announced. Find out all the details here.
BlueStacks has announced a subscription-based game onsole called GamePop to give users a free console and controller as part of a monthly subscription. Is it worth it?
The excitement regarding the Ouya game console is rising, as early backers began receiving their consoles earlier this month. Now, the company has given an update to the backers that still haven’t received their units.
Responding to received feedback detailing some OUYA issues, the company said that it’s working on improving the hardware and software of the Android console in time for the June 4 launch.
Was there any possible way we could get more excited about OUYA, the upcoming Android-based console, after hearing about the incredible Kickstarter support and after having that unbelievably low $99 price point confirmed?
OUYA will be hitting retail stores in June, and will be priced at $99.99. Target, Best Buy, and Gamestop will all stock the console, as well as online retailer Amazon.