Pokemon GO For iOS, Android In 2016; Augmented Reality-Based Game In The Making

The Pokemon Go Revolution

The Pokemon Company has announced that Pokemon GO will be available for iOS and Android from 2016. Nintendo Co., The Pokemon Co. and Niantic announced that they will be launching the augmented reality-based game for smartphones. The Pokemon Company is the brand behind licensing and marketing of all Pokemon gaming franchise. Software development firm Niantic is best known for Ingress.  Pokemon GO was initially launched for the Nintendo 3DS but there were complaints about poor interface and low speeds. It is an augmented reality game where players have to locate and fight out Pokemon in the real world. Pokemon Company  All About Pokemon GO Niantic Labs is a Google spin-off company that offers real-time locations for games. This way, players can engage in the game. Like most mobile-based games, Pokemon GO will have a free-to-play version, while being equipped with a vast array of in-app purchases.  Nintendo is also expected to release a special device that will be paired [+more]

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Mario Kart 8 To Get Tough Fight From Nintendo’s Splatoon?

Nintendo fans have a reason to rejoice as the company is all set to launch Splatoon’s marketing campaign in competition to Mario Kart 8. Chandra Nair, the marketing manager at Nintendo UK  stated in interview that they are confident about the colorful new shooter. The reports also indicate that the gaming platform has already started to push Splatoon on the digital billboards. Ads have also appeared in different cinema halls and digital media  The company is pushing the game in every media channel and is also planning to build skatepark in Corby with Splatoon theme. The game is set to release in Japan on May 28, 2015 and concerns characters called linkilngs, beings that can transform grom humniods to squids and vice versa. They can hide or swim with the aid the colored ink spray. It will feature several modes including 4-on-4 multiplayer.    

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Mario Kart 8 DLC News: Nintendo Confirms Another Release In The Works

Nintendo has hit bull’s eye in terms of profits and sales, thanks to new innovations such as amiibos figures and new add-ons to Mario Kart 8. All Nintendo 3DS fans and Wii U enthusiasts can be happy with the confirmation that new releases and spunked up versions are on the maker’s cards. Nintendo is eyeing to introduce fans to the world of additional content download for games such as Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U and Mario Kart 8. Better news is that upcoming titles in the genre include New Nintendo 3DS/New Nintendo 3DS XL,  Xenoblade Chronicles 3D and Rhythm Tengoku. In terms of Wii U, expect new titles such as Splatoon and Yoshi’s Woolly World along with the Mario Maker. The giant from Japan has confirmed support to Mario Kart 8 as well as Super Smash Bros for 3DS/Wii U via extra DLC releases.  So this teases fans with possibilities [+more]

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Pokemon Rumble World: Passwords Leaked

Pokemon Rumble World

Pokémon Rumble World saw its release amidst much fanfare on April 8. As the excitement calmed down, the web went viral with news that a Reddit user by the name of Internutt has hacked and posted passwords to unravel Pokémon hidden in the game, which can be used as cheat after the Adventurer 4 stage. This has got the gaming community talking and now the Nintendo 3DS exclusive game is seeing heightened interest. You can also obtain the same from Nintendo eShop using money or use Poke Diamonds to get it from 3DS. Amid so much, it might have gone unnoticed that Pokémon Rumble World got a new firmware update 9.7.0-25 for Nintendo 3DS. Good news is that game is free and one of the most popular releases after the first three in the Rumble series. Pokémon enthusiasts can cheer over the fact that they will find 719 Pokémon in [+more]

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Nintendo Announces 200 CC Mario Kart 8 Update on 23 April

Mario Kart 8 Game In April

Speeding is going to take a whole new twist with the latest update to the Nintendo Mario Kart 8. The new, spunked up Mario Kart 8 update will come with an all new speed grade of 200 cc for the delightful kart. Come April 23 and fans will see how fast Mario Kart 8 can actually get. The makers have also posted three videos that compare variation of speed after the game has seen the 200 cc tag addition, versus the older Piranha Plant Pipeway, 150 cc. Video footages reveal that the ramp jump distances have gone for a hike and the momentum will now permit gamers to swish around corners on rough surfaces. With the 200 cc mark, racers will now also be able to take a complete jump over an arch on the last third on the track. However, not just speed, this calls for gamers to have [+more]

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Nintendo Wii U and the Virtual World of Super Mario Bites into the Pocket, Bestseller Earthbound Delayed


Nintendo launched its new gaming console, the Wii U, last year, to a rather mixed response. Now that the console spent some time in the market, we’ve been able to analyze it a little better. And what we’ve unearthed is a bit of a disturbing trend. The most popular games for Wii U apparently is Super Mario World, which is a fabulous game undoubtedly, but it still is a Nintendo game. But at $350, it does seem quite an expense to enjoy this game, especially when you consider the fact that there are very few other games on offer. Nintendo was supposed to launch Pikmin 3, but that’s also been delayed to August, while ‘The Wonderful 101’ seems to have vanished into oblivion. Analysts say the delay is being caused by the company’s inability to fully grasp the concept of HD development. But the good news is that Nintendo is [+more]

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Nintendo’s President Regrets Chaos of Wii U Launch


Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata has expressed his regret about the latest console not having all of its promised features out of the box. He said he was sorry that the initial batch of customers had to download a huge patch right after purchase to be able to use the latest features like Miiverse social network and internet connectivity. The patch was a rather sizeable file, taking up considerable time for downloading as well. The delay in download left some users worried that their systems had frozen and broke their systems when they tried to interrupt the patch’s download. The Nintendo TVii feature has also been delayed and will come out only in December. Experts empathize with Nintendo, stating that the company can’t be blamed for the debacle. Gaming consoles are constantly a work in progress, feature game-changing updates considerably into the product’s lifecycle, e.g. the addition of Kinect to Xbox [+more]

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The Countdown Begins: ‘Nintendo Wii U’ Will Hit the US Stores Nov. 18th, starting @$299!


18-11-2012. That’s the day set, when all gaming fans will get access to the Nintendo’s next generation console. For those waiting, the news comes as a respite as the Nintendo Wii U will go on sale in North America on Nov. 18th. Launching just in time before the holiday season, gamers and developers will have something they can look forward to. Wii U will come in two versions, with basic white color 8GB console costing $299.99 and deluxe 62GB version costing $349.99. Wii has been a success for the firm and with a deluxe model in sleek black; Nintendo tries to be a hit, yet again. Apple and Android offer serious mobile gaming threats to Nintendo along with Sony and Microsoft. Nintendo is known for casual gamers, especially after its family-friendly Wii, which saw success with family-oriented games such as Wii Fit and Wii Sports. At an event in the New [+more]

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