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What We Really Learnt From Nintendo’s February Earnings Call

Nintendo’s February earnings call has been and gone and, as always, it seems the many tidbits of informations have been lost in translation as tech and gaming sites try desperately to understand the meaning of all those numbers. Every four months publicly listed companies around the globe spit out their …

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Nintendo’s New CEO Might Not Be Someone Expected

With the sad passing of Satoru Iwata this month, Nintendo are faced with the task of appointing a successor who will guide the company into the future. Choosing a CEO is rarely done with little thought. Many large companies have taken months or even years before deciding on the person …

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Nintendo Not Ready to Ditch Wii U Just Yet

Nintendo may be hard at work on their next console, but that doesn’t mean its current technology — Wii U — is dead and buried. Many media outlets are taking the revelations that Nintendo is building a “dedicated platform with a brand new concept” — code named ‘NX’ — is …

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Netflix is Here and it’s Kinda Crappy

After launching in 1997 over the drink, one would think that Netflix could get their act together before launching in a market like Australia. They only had 18 years to figure it out. Yet for all its fanfare and through all the excitement of the TV and movie streaming service …

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New Nintendo Device could Compete with Apple Watch

Long before Apple thought people would like portable computing rectangles, Nintendo was enhancing the standard timekeeping device by cramming it full of video games. The Game & Watch was a revolutionary if simple device and it set the stage for the next decade (or three) of portable technology innovation. Now, …

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Nintendo’s Mobile Games Could be Bad News for Apple

Nintendo have been busy overnight as president Satoru Iwata not only announced a new console — dubbed the NX — is in the works, the company will also build dedicated games for smartphones. In a business alliance with Japanese company DeNA (pronounced “DNA”), the two companies will develop games for …

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VR Headsets Aren’t Ready to Replace Game Consoles Just Yet

As technology becomes more and more sophisticated, I can’t help but sometimes wonder just how it will actually effect the way we enjoy the video game pastime. Obviously it’s easy to think about more realistic graphics and more sophisticated in-game physics, however it’s perhaps short sided to continuously rely on …

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Is Feminism Making Men Video Game More?

In the 1960’s, researcher John Calhoun discovered in a mice society that a denser population would result in all social roles being automatically fulfilled. Female mice would become more aggressive, often killing all their offspring and ditching their mates. The males, unable to comprehend their role in the society, would …

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I Was Offline During Gamergate

Farewells can be devastating, but returns are unquestionably worse. Memories of what was become realities of what is, and that can be the hardest pill to swallow. I was offline during Gamergate and now that I’m online, explaining how the whole ordeal looks to the outsider — even one who …

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