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Topic: Nintendo

Apple iOS App Store blamed for too many apps as Sony NGP is called "dead on arrival"

03/04/2011, 07:03 pm

Speaking at the Game Developers Conference held in San Francisco this week, Trip Hawkins railed at Apple's App Store for having too many titles, while blaming Nintendo for inventing the concept of licensed games as Ngmoco proclaimed Sony's Next Generation Playstation "dead on arrival" due to the App Store's success.

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World of Goo says iPad launch beat peak WiiWare, Steam sales

02/08/2011, 08:02 pm

The developer of World of Goo has profiled its iPad launch as being "by far" the fastest selling and highest revenue generating game platform, thanks to promotion by Apple.

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Sony taking cues from Apple for next PlayStation Portable

12/23/2010, 02:12 am

Sony executive Kazuo Hirai hinted Wednesday that the next generation of its PlayStation Portable handheld gaming device will learn from the popularity of Apple's iPhone and iPod touch devices, implementing new touch-based controls and broadening its appeal to casual gamers.

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Mobiles, iPod touch killing off Nintendo DS, Sony PSP

12/07/2010, 04:12 pm

In contrast to all the "iPod-killers" imagined by Apple's competitors, new research quantifies just how much Apple's iOS platform has done to actually displace standalone gaming devices like the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP.

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Black Friday Electronics: AirPrint-ready printers, Apple accessories, and digital cameras

11/26/2010, 04:11 am

Rounding out today's Black Friday deals are savings on the first five HP printers to support Apple's wireless printing technology, discounts of up to $51 on Apple's Time Capsule backup appliance, hundreds of dollars in savings on popular digital SLR and point-and-shoot cameras, as well as sales on Wii, XBox, and PlayStation consoles and games.

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Nintendo president says Apple a bigger threat than Microsoft in games

10/26/2010, 11:10 pm

The president of Nintendo of America said during an interview that Apple is more of a near-term threat than Microsoft in the gaming industry, but dismissed iPod and iPhone games as casual.

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Nintendo says 3D hand-held delayed till next year, lowers forecast

09/30/2010, 01:09 am

In a setback for Nintendo and a windfall for Apple, Nintendo cut its profit forecast by more than half and announced that the release of its 3D gaming hand-held has been pushed back until next year.

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iPod touch represents 38% of iOS devices sold by Apple

09/06/2010, 08:09 am

Of the 120 million iOS devices sold by Apple, 37.7 percent of those were the iPod touch -- a share that has decreased since the iPad launched, according to a new analysis.

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Nintendo boss calls Apple 'the enemy of the future'

05/07/2010, 12:05 pm

After experiencing its first drop in profits in six years, Nintendo is gearing up to turn its business around and sees Apple as a primary new competitor on the horizon.

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Nintendo aims to counter Apple with new portable 3D gaming system

03/23/2010, 09:03 am

Nintendo surprised the gaming world this week by preannouncing a glasses-free 3D successor to the Nintendo DS, a new portable platform that the industry leader hopes will fend off surging competition from Apple's iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

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iPhone, iPod touch carve 19% gaming share from Sony, Nintendo

03/22/2010, 06:03 pm

Over the last year, Apple's share of the US video game software market has jumped 500%, eating into the growth of console games while also putting pressure on mobile gaming leaders Nintendo and Sony.

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Microsoft, Nokia, Nintendo take shots at Apple's iPad debut

01/29/2010, 03:01 pm

Unsurprisingly, Apple's introduction of its new multimedia, mobile computing, game playing iPad has been met with criticism from three of the company's biggest competitors: Microsoft, Nokia and Nintendo.

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Apple still pushing for patent on Wii-like Apple TV remote control

12/31/2009, 09:12 am

Even as new data shows that Apple TV is struggling to gain traction in the marketplace, Apple continues to push for a patent on a wireless "remote wand" for future versions of the streaming media device that would provide users with precise control over a cursor movement on TV screens and unlock three-dimensional controls similar to those offered by Nintendo's Wii controller.

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