More Reviews
REVIEWS Rise of the Tomb Raider - Baba Y Review
Lara’s first story-driven DLC goes for an altogether spookier tone.

XCOM 2 Review
The aliens made me say it.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Homefront: The Revolution Preview
Homefront: The Revolution's Resistance mode is a sneaking, outrunning, outlasting team-based shooter that highlights the game's guerrilla combat.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Mighty No. 9
Release date: 02/09/16

Arslan: The Warriors of Legend
Release date: 02/09/16

Factotum 90
Release date: 02/10/16


LATEST FEATURES When Companies Fall In Love, We Get Project X Zone 2
Sure, you can create your own team in other games, but they won't have Chun-Li or Morrigan or Strider, now would they?

5 Ways Bloodborne Has Inspired Dark Souls 3
Bloodborne with shields.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP Ivory_Soul
Windows 10 Review for Dummies
By Ivory_Soul
Posted on 08/11/15
After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...

GAMING NEWS

Nintendo Still Selling Wii U At A Loss; Price Cut Doubtful

Posted on Thursday, August 8 @ 08:58:19 PST by


$349 for a Wii U, $399 for a PS4, or $499 for an Xbox One. That's the question that many gamers will be asking themselves this holiday season, when the next generation of console wars officially begins. Given the Wii U's last-generation tech, and current lack of worthwhile games, that price is already a tough sell. With new, more powerful systems on the horizon, with comparable software line-ups, the Wii U is going to struggle even more to compete.

The answer may have been a price drop on Wii U hardware, but according to Nintendo, they're still selling the Wii U at a loss, making a price drop very doubtful and difficult for a company already facing financial woes. Lowering the price further at this point would increase the size of that loss, further hurting Nintendo's bottom line.

Simply put, the Wii U needs a price drop to remain competetive and sell in a market that's about to get a lot tougher for Nintendo's home console, but doing so would put Nintendo at more of a loss. As consumers will have to ask themselves which console is the best investment for them, Nintendo will have to ask themselves if taking a larger loss and lowering the price to move more consoles will be more profitable long-term investment.
Tags:   Wii U, Nintendo, PS4, Xbox One
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.




comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution