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They have confirmed it still is: http://uk.ign.com/articles/...

Honestly, with the announcement of talk about the NX next year are people really surprised by Nintendo's E3 showing? Since announcing the NX they are clearly preparing for that as they need to. They need to have a big launch with the NX. What E3 did show us is that the NX will be the replacem...

347d ago 7 agree1 disagreeView comment

You are right. They are essentially preparing to launch a new system.

347d ago 5 agree0 disagreeView comment

I probably wouldn't since it is difficult. If you are going to do it the way I would do is do just a list on most viewed (not popularity) and then the like/dislike ratio, or percentage, next to it (for a bit of supplementary information that you can write about).

348d ago 1 agree0 disagreeView comment

Shouldn't number of views come into play or amount of likes. Percentages are fine and all but some of the top choices barely have a 1,000 votes total

348d ago 0 agree0 disagreeView comment

This third pillar idea isn't new. Remember the DS line was seen, openly by Nintendo, as that third pillar along side the Gameboy and their home console line. Well, we know how that turned out for the gameboy line. Same can be said here

348d ago 1 agree0 disagreeView comment

I actually think it won't be that much. I think Microsoft just never renewed the partnership (they have gone in a different direction this generation under Phil) and Sony isn't known to blow a lot on timed exclusive content (the content they usually get isn't mind blowing as it is often a mission or a costume pack). It will be enough to offset the potential lose being timed exclusive for a short time but with how big COD is I doubt that difference is big.

348d ago 2 agree1 disagreeView comment

I agree. Out of all the games that Nintendo would release this is the one game that needed multiplayer (I am a single player guy myself but some games suit multiplayer better)

348d ago 14 agree1 disagreeView comment

It needed to be that way. The Vita just doesn't sell itself nor software that appears on it. Sony has made it pretty clear it is time to move away from it (Vita TV, remote play on phones....) and I agree with that philosophy. It is the risk of supporting unpopular platforms (hell I own one so I would know)

348d ago 4 agree13 disagreeView comment

Probably since VR is extremely difficult to sell on a stage.

349d ago 1 agree0 disagreeView comment

@Christopher

Not necessarily. We have seen this all the time with timed exclusive games (especially with the rise of indie games). The only time when a developer can't talk about the end of the timed exclusive is when marketing deals are made. This is not one of those occasions. This is purely timed exclusive content rights (stupid as they are)

349d ago 12 agree7 disagreeView comment

"The reason PS4 is outselling XB1 to the majority of average gamers is about the strength of the PlayStation brand."

That is utter rubbish. The Xbox brand has a strong brand presence (it was basically the only thing competitive E sports used and adverts were all over the place). Especially in the US and the UK. Playstation was non existent in those regions in the last generation. But this time around it is the other way round (US less so but the Xbox had some presen...

349d ago 0 agree2 disagreeView comment

I disagree with Nintendo. They are not competing because they have struggled to keep up with modern concepts in the home console market. They need to start playing catch up and start emulating Sony and Microsoft. Competition is only their if you have a desirable product or willing to make major changes to make your product desirable (something Nintendo has been reluctant to do)

349d ago 0 agree0 disagreeView comment

Sort of but sort of not. I like what they have introduce and it is good to see Microsoft making strides in areas others don't dare to go but they still didn't address their main issue of why their competitor is selling more than them and why so many old consumers have jumped ship. Maybe they can't and this is them trying to move past it by introducing desirable features others do not offer but it will always hold them back.

349d ago 1 agree0 disagreeView comment

"Anyone who thinks $149 isn't fair for this is probably jobless and living in their mothers basement."

Or we just see the illogical nature of the premium price model. Controllers are overly expensive as it is. 149 is not reasonable as the only reason why it is this expensive is to carry that premium market image (it doesn't matter if it is made out of metal or comes with special software as mass production negates the expense). It is like the Apple Watch. It...

349d ago 5 agree3 disagreeView comment

Sony should not go in full guns blazing and offer a similar system. If they are going to do it they need to do it right. Same applies to Microsoft. The problem Steam has with early access is they allow any old rubbish to appear and for games to be dropped mid development. I am anxious to see how Microsoft manages it as any company wishing to do this needs to be careful and do it right. Early access is a mess.

349d ago 3 agree1 disagreeView comment

Possibly but the logic is flawed. BC would never do that without them addressing the real reason why more people have picked up a PS4 over an Xbox One. I am glad they have done it as it will force Sony's hand to emulate it in some way but the marketing point will not work without address their fundamental problem they have with the One (which is performance discrepancies between the two systems)

349d ago 1 agree1 disagreeView comment

I thought it looked incredibly. Much better than I thought it would be (though the way these games are presented are hectic mayhem but that never turely materializes in real life) However, I still think the exclusion of space battles will be sorely missed in this game. Just imagine all that but you could have flown into space.

349d ago 11 agree1 disagreeView comment

I quite like these small titles from big publishers. Ubisoft seemed to be the only ones doing it last year. It is nice to see EA make a serious attempt with these types of games

349d ago 2 agree1 disagreeView comment

Why the premium price? Sell the base slightly more expensive than the current model as consumers are more likely to swap parts in and out (as that will also cost a bit of money). It could have sold loads that way. It is making itself an exclusive item but those people who will spend that much on a controller no doubt have their own ideal, possibly third party, controllers.

349d ago 9 agree1 disagreeView comment

It needed to be that though. I personally thought their lasts E3 conference to be abysmal since they didn't show anything with their mega bomb shell being mismanaged and misrepresented. This was a lot better. It was clear, it showed what they needed to show and their bomb shell was clear and easy to understand. The only thing they didn't address was the elephant in the room but they have given consumers something to actually think about

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