iOS has had its fair share of unofficial ports of various console games, including PC, of which some have been pulled while others have remained in the realms of the App Store. If Mario Kart was down your alley, Nintendo isn't approaching the App Store anytime soon, so developer, Shanghai Taomee Network Technology Co.,Ltd. has taken the cue and released their take on the popular game. But it's not really their take, it's pretty blatant.
Even if Nintendo isn't going to take a bite into the thriving iOS market, it seems other developers are catching the bait and taking the cue; it's one of the highest points in App Store history, so iOS developers are going to eventually see the potential money in the popular Nintendo franchise. That has already begin some few years after the opening of the App Store in the form of ZENFORMS.
iPhone Alley introduces our new editor debate series, beginning with a debate about Nintendo’s 3DS handheld system. Can it compete with iOS or is it dead-on-arrival? More importantly, is it worth the purchase?
After launching in the United States on March 25 of this year to a limited selection of games and a lukewarm response, Nintendo is dropping the price of its 3DS, the company’s newest handheld gaming device, by $80. That brings its original price of $250 to a very reasonable $170.
When Nintendo introduced its follow-up to the incredibly successful Wii console, titled Wii U, it brought current-generation graphics and a controller that is only unique in the console industry. Nintendo is still betting that the controller, dominated by a 6.2″ resistive touch-screen surrounded by traditional buttons and motion sensors, will
As the smash hit Avatar has shown what seems to be the majority, 3D can be quite an experience-changing effect. Many users find that wearing glasses to watch 3D content constantly is impractical and are waiting for the glasses-free revolution. The first big company to kick this off was Nintendo
Ever wonder what it’s like to be the head of a game development company? I’m sure many of you have enjoyed games to their core, but have you ever wondered what it takes to make those game? How much time is put in, the amount of money invested and a
In other news, Scandinavian carrier TeliaSonera has announced the complete list of Swedish prices for the iPhone 3G. The subscriptions, which will be divided into iMini, iMidi and iMaxi plans, in 100/100/100, 250/250/250 and 1,000/1,000/1,000 combinations of voice, SMS and data; new is that these will cost 299, 489 and 859 SEK a month, respectively.