Tag Archives: cas-core

Nintendo will need better casual games to continue their console war

As most of you have no doubt read, Nintendo President Satoru Iawta is concerned that the Wii is in an unhealthy state, and that it is urgent for Nintendo to recover sales momentum. This statement, coupled with recent numbers confirming

These Squeeballs need a good Home

These little fellows have had a harsh life at the Squeeballs testing island. Many of you must be like ‘What is a Squeeball?” Well a Squeeball is an animal that is apparently sold in stores as toys. Yet before they

Does the hard-core gamer still matter?

Out of the top 20 selling games of 2008, less than half of them fit the profile of what type of game this MSNBC article considers appealing to the hard-core or serious gamer.  So I think the question shouldn’t be

Guitar Hero World Tour for Wii pleasantly surprises (and gives hope to Wii Music?!)

Perusing the feeds this afternoon, I was surprised to discover an article that basically amounts to a ringing endorsement of the New Generation of gaming. Not the “Next” Generation, which is a farce created by video game marketers, but “new.”

Microsoft “fueling” industry growth, rips off Nintendo at E3 press conference

After showcasing spectacular games like Fallout 3, Resident Evil 5, Fable 2 and Gears of War 2, things took an abrupt turn toward the casual during the Microsoft E3 press conference. Much to our surprise, the company spent the majority

NOE’s Fischer: Only “geeks and otaku” have Wii storage problem

No longer content with inadequacy and mediocrity, Nintendo’s absurd storage philosophies for Wii data are starting to metamorphose into something downright insulting. A feature on WiiWare in issue 190 of UK-based Edge magazine, posted Wednesday on Next Generation, quotes Nintendo