Entries in 'wii hd' (12)

Touch screen on Wii HD controller?

Touch screen on Wii HD controller?

Nintendo’s successor to the Wii is built with a “custom IBM PowerPC with three cores”, an ATI-built GPU, and at least 512MB in memory, according to new unconfirmed reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2011 at 5:10PM in News
Wii HD is "too late"

Wii HD is "too late"

In the wake of some completely unsubstantiated reports about a rumoured E3 reveal for Wii 2 later this year, two US analysts have claimed that Nintendo needs to act as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2011 at 11:06AM in News
'Sources' point to Wii HD at E3

'Sources' point to Wii HD at E3

US games site GameInformer claims to have word from "multiple sources" that Nintendo is preparing to unveil a true successor to the Wii at this year's E3 expo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2011 at 10:40AM in News
EA: Wii is a legacy platform

EA: Wii is a legacy platform

A major exec from publisher EA has both described Wii as a last-gen platform and hinted that Nintendo is already well on the road to announcing a successor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2011 at 8:24AM in News

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Pachter questions Nintendo’s Wii strategy

Pachter questions Nintendo’s Wii strategy

Analyst Michael Pachter has lamented Nintendo’s reluctance to release a successor to the Wii this year, claiming that the decision will allow Sony and Microsoft to make significant strides into ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2010 at 9:38AM in News
Wii ‘can still hold its own’

Wii ‘can still hold its own’

Unless Microsoft and Sony move to lower the RRPs of Xbox 360 and PS3 the Wii should still be able to maintain its position in the video games market well ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2010 at 4:51PM in News
Is Nintendo readying Wii 1.5?

Is Nintendo readying Wii 1.5?

Screen Digest analyst Piers Harding-Rolls has predicted that Nintendo could release an ‘upgraded’ version of the Nintendo Wii in the near future that would act as a stop-gap between now ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2010 at 2:11PM in News
Iwata wants Wii 2 to surprise you

Iwata wants Wii 2 to surprise you

Nintendo has already confirmed that development of the Wii 2 is well underway. But don’t expect any more information than that for quite some time, as president Satoru Iwata ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2010 at 4:36PM in News

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Analyst expects Wii 2 in 2011

Analyst expects Wii 2 in 2011

Nintendo’s official unveiling of its brand new 3DS handheld will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of next week’s E3, but could Nintendo be planning a truly unexpected show-stealing surprise?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2010 at 3:31PM in News
OPINION: A new hardware cycle is coming

OPINION: A new hardware cycle is coming

A number of industry figures have expressed their belief that the games industry will not see another major new generation of consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 6:49PM in News
Wii 2 delay is hurting Nintendo

Wii 2 delay is hurting Nintendo

In the wake of today’s financial report that reveals falling Wii hardware and software sales, analyst Michael Pachter has told MCV that Nintendo is leaving it far too late to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2010 at 3:24PM in News
The need for Wii 2 is “not there yet”

The need for Wii 2 is “not there yet”

How will the Wii respond to Sony and Microsoft’s imminent motion control offensive? There are many answers out there. A price cut is one option, though many analysts believe there ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 3:16PM in News