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Nintendo partially explained its first Quality of Life product today which measure a user’s fatigue and maps their sleep. Not to be outdone Microsoft has also announced today that it plans to release a similar device which tracks a user’s sleep and also exercise. However, the Microsoft Band is a wearable device whereas Nintendo’s first Quality of Life product is a standalone device.
We can all guess just how complex it is to develop Super Smash Bros on two separate platforms and it sounds as though it has taken a toll on Sakurai’s life. Writing in his weekly Famitsu column, Sakurai says that development of Super Smash Bros has destroyed his private life as he’s had to put so many hours into fine tuning the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U version so it’s a quality product.
The latest issue of Famitsu has a new column from Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai. There aren’t any questions answered about the Wii U and 3DS games, but Sakurai does reflect on the huge amount of effort required to complete development. He starts out with the following: “Making things like this takes its toll. Developing Smash Bros. destroys a lot of one’s private life.
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We finally have some information about Nintendo’s Quality of Life product that will be available in the financial year ending March 2016. One of the functions of the device will be to measure a user’s fatigue and map their sleep. Nintendo has teamed up with ResMed Inc which is renowned for creating products that help people sleep.
Today we have announced Microsoft Health, a new cloud powered service to store your health and fitness data. In addition, we also introduced Microsoft Band a smart band with 10 smart sensors for 24-hour heart rate ...
PC version includes all the DLC from the PlayStation 3 version. Valkyria Chronicles will launch for PC via digital download on November 11 for £14.99 / €19.99 / $19.99, Sega announced. The game will come bundled with all the downloadable content that was released post-launch for PlayStation 3, including: “Hard EX Mode” – Harder versions of skirmish missions in the main game.
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Target holding buy 2, get 1 free sale on all games starting November 9 Posted under 3DS, News, Wii U October 30, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) Target’s annual “buy 2, get 1 free” sale on video games will ...
You’ll be pleased to know that Wii U hard hitters The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox, Xenoblade Chronicles X, and Kirby The Rainbow Curse are still on track to release on the console in the US next year. We heard earlier today that Splatoon, Mari ...
Nintendo has outlined its release schedule for next year. While none of the big games have been tied down with a precise date, the Kyoto based company says that Wii U titles Splatoon, Mario Maker, Yoshi’s Woolly World and Project Guard wil ...
Nintendo has been releasing quarterly information about its upcoming plans thanks to the end of Q2 yesterday. With Iwata back at the helm and the holiday season almost upon us, many investors want to know about the more distant future since whatever holiday plans Nintendo have cemented for the release of Super Smash Bros. are probably already under way.
Ahead of all the Black Friday deals that will be happening at the end of November, Target USA is going to be running a buy 2, get 1 free on all video games for all platforms between November 9 and 15. While the full ad featuring fine print wasn’t revealed today, we do know from the image that new releases like Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Assassin’s Creed Unity, and Assass ...
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was reminiscent of a summer blockbuster, keeping me on seat's edge throughout, only to be virtually forgotten upon seeing the credits roll. But say you're still under its spell, well, perhaps Warner Bros. can interest you in the "Lord of the Hunt" expansion. The upcoming downloadable content pack sees Sauron set loose a bu ...
Nintendo will offer some amiibo figurines as “limited-time offers” Posted under 3DS, General Nintendo, News, Wii U October 30, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) Not all amiibo figures will be freely available. During Nintendo’s financial results briefing yesterday, president Satoru Iwata mentioned that some amiibo will be offered as “limited-time offers”.
Nintendo has $4.5 billion in the bank and $9.67 billion in assets; generated over $220 million in profits in Q2 Posted under News October 30, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) Things are looking up for Nintendo. Wii U sales rose in the last financial quarter, and the company is currently profitable. Gamnesia also points out that, at the moment, Nintendo has ¥487,559 million ($4.
The images above were taken at a promotion area for amiibo inside Walmart. The third image includes silhouettes for Pikmin and Tom Nook. Might this be a sign ...
By Leigh Alexander on October 30th, 2014 at 1:00 pm. I’ve been doing a series of Let’s Play videos exploring old adventures, text games and lost design forms from the 1980s Apple IIe and Commodore 64 era. In a time when young men shout over new action games, I will talk softly over strange old ones.
Pre-load feature coming to Wii U this year, 3DS next year Posted under 3DS, News, Wii U October 29, 2014 by Brian (@NE_Brian) Pre-loading is coming to Wii U this year, Nintendo has announced. The functionality w ...
The moment all you college dudes have been waiting for is here! So make sure your boss isn't looking and get ready to steamboat the weasel, because I need the pageviews and my gallery is the tits! more We've gotten our hands on some verifiable official E3 2014 leaks and secrets and we're spilling the beans.
ANIMAL GODS WITH CREATOR KARA MYREN (Q and A)
Brutal Gamer got a chance to ask Kara Myren a few questions about her upcoming video game Animal Gods. Animal Gods is set to release on the Wii U, MAC, PC, and Linux systems.
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Amiibo, Nintendo’s line of Skylanders/Disney Infinity-esque near-field communication figures, launch next month alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and while several figures w ...
NetherRealm Studios Announces Mortal Kombat X Stream for Next Week, Gathering Community Questions
For all you folks looking forward to new information about Mortal Kombat X (and possibly even interacting with the game’s developers yourself), you won’t have too long to wait for that chance.
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Why Google Hangouts has revolutionized online conversations
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The Gamer Headlines Show Episode 3: Bayonetta 2, New Marvel Movies and Halloween Gaming
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kotaku.com - 3 readers, 279 Tweets - Pokémon may be famously cheery, but the series has its share of dark, spooky myths. The most famous of those have got to be the ones about Lavender Town.
kotaku.com - 2 readers, 543 Tweets - Earlier this year, YouTube announced plans to support videos running at 60 frames-per-second--plans that would make a huge difference for footage of video games. Today, the video network has finally started rolling out the new service, and you can already tell that this is going to be wonderful.
gizmodo.com - 1 readers, 226 Tweets - Standing desks are not cheap. Or at least, the extremely handy motorized ones aren't. That's why everyone—including this desk-agnostic blogger—freaked out when IKEA announced that it would sell a sit/stand desk powered by electricity for less than $500. Finally, a healthy desk option for the masses. Finally!
lifehacker.com - 1 readers, 245 Tweets - With consistent savings and (hopefully) a decent interest rate on those savings, you might be able to become a millionaire. When and what will it take? This interactive calculator will show you.
gawker.com - 1 readers, 143 Tweets - It was a sunny morning like any other (it was yesterday) when the shocking news fell on Mediatown: The future of a much-ballyhooed web startup, Racket, was in Limbo's grasp, due to warring egos, shifting amounts of start-up capital, allegations of harassment, and managerial backbiting.
deadspin.com - 1 readers, 43 Tweets - Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. Email Drew here.
gamespot.com - 1 readers - Grand Theft Auto's future is in the hands of Rockstar, but if there's enough demand, it's possible we'd see a collection for Xbox One and PS4.
gamespot.com - 1 readers, 85 Tweets - Technology like Oculus Rift is a "yawn," the acclaimed Titanic and Avatar director says.
hollywoodreporter.com - 1 readers, 154 Tweets - James Cameron, apparently at Rupert Murdoch's behest, was cajoled on Wednesday into talking about the budget for the Avatar sequels. During a Wal...
gamespot.com - 1 readers, 244 Tweets - "Put simply, older consoles just couldn't run the game and stay true to the core vision of Dying Light at the same time," developer stated.
kotaku.com - 1 readers, 75 Tweets - Is there anything more menacing than Shadow of Mordor's grisly assortment of orcs and uruks--especially the ones with super creepy taunts that nobody knows how to kill? Well, how about one such grisly uruk riding into battle on top of an acid-vomiting ogre?
kotaku.com - 1 readers - Director Masahiro Sakurai reflects on his workload on the latest Super Smash Bros., and holy hell, what a workload it is.
kotaku.com - 1 readers, 61 Tweets - First 4 Figures' newly-announced Link on the Crimson Loftwing statue is a two-foot-tall tribute to the joy of taking to the skies in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Just try not to make eye contact.
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eurogamer.net - 1 readers, 147 Tweets - So what's the score with the new HD version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on Xbox 360? In a move seemingly timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of…