More Reviews
REVIEWS The Last of Us Remastered Review
Sony and Naughty Dog have revisited the PlayStation 3 opus to bring an enhanced vision of the game to PlayStation 4, but should you return to Joel and Ellie’s story so soon?

God of War Collection (Vita) Review
God of War brings its PS2 heritage to Vita, and the results are more than a bit baffling.
More Previews
PREVIEWS UemeU Preview
Giving the power to the players to build the games they want to play, UemeU opens up the sandbox to a larger degree than previous games, with intuitive tools, cooperative building, and very few restrictions.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES CounterSpy
Release date: 08/19/14

Tales of Xillia 2
Release date: 08/19/14

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
Release date: 08/19/14

MotoGP 14
Release date: 09/01/14


LATEST FEATURES Buy, Try, or Die: August 2014 Release List
Sacred 3, Disgaea 4, inFamous: First Light, Madden NFL 15—what will you Buy, what will you Try, and what needs to Die?

The Best Cosplay of Comic-Con 2014
Comic-Con is the premier convention for cosplayers, and we've got more than a hundred shots this year. Which are your favorites?
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Picking Your Gender: 5 Industry Professionals Discuss Queer Identity in Gaming
Women from Naughty Dog, ArenaNet, Harmonix, and Gamespot unite to talk about what they want from games in terms of diversity.
 
Coming Soon

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP oneshotstop
Call of Duty will never be the same
By oneshotstop
Posted on 07/28/14
       We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...

DAILY MANIFESTO

Nintendo's GDC Presentation

Posted on Wednesday, March 2 @ 15:30:54 Eastern by Josh_Laddin




Ninty president Satoru Iwata and NoA president Reggie Fils-Aime spent an hour on stage today for the GDC presentation, and while it was light on announcements, there were a few notable points made.

The only standout announcement software-wise is a brand new 3DS Mario game, which for now is just titled "Super Mario." Important point: the logo features a raccoon tail, although we'll have to wait until E3 for elaboration. Could this be a 3D throwback to SMB3? Other news included a Netflix partnership for the handheld. If they use the potential of the 3DS to its fullest, this may the cheapest way to get 3D movies for the near future.

The rest of the presentation was a lot of pontificating and philosophizing on the roots of gaming and where its headed. Iwata embraced the catch phrase, "content really is king," to describe the attitude toward gaming that he learned from Shigeru Miyamoto. He also sounded a bit hostile toward the mobile gaming market, which is understandable considering how much they're muscling in on Nintendo's longtime stranglehold on handhelds. He took a few shots, saying the industry's "lost craftsmanship," that "the value of videogame software does not matter" to phone manufacturers, and that social gaming might threaten developers' "ability to make a living." Do you think he's just barking at the competition, or are his concerns legitimate?

The whole presentation is available to watch at Nintendo's GDC site.
Tags:   gdc, nintendo


comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution