Vita sales have continued to improve following a region-specific hardware price drop.
PS Vita sales were not high since its released but when it dropped the price in a certain region, it increased dramatically.
In a year full of sales struggle and slash downs, Playstation Vita is finally making it up – in Japan where it slashed down the price. Last month, the game console maker announced a price drop exclusively in Japan. The results were quick and good. The sales in Japan increased 4 times that its sales before. The sales is still . . . → Read More: Playstation Vita Drops Price and Outsells Nintendo 3DS
The latest dilemma that Nintendo is undergoing now is the lawsuit claiming that Nintendo’s Wii console is stepping the patents that ThinkOptical (the maker of Wavit Remote) filed.
ThinkOptical, the manufacturer of the electronic pointing wand is suing the company Nintendo for its Wii Remote design, arguing about the Wii remote infringes on the Trademark Office’s rejection of elements in former Nintendo-filed patents.
The maker of the Wavit Remote currently handles the patent with a title “Electronic equipment for handheld vision based absolute pointing system”.
As reported by TechCrunch, and in a . . . → Read More: Nintendo Sued by ThinkOptical
A surprise loss was reported by the Japanese gaming giant Nintendo, hit by weak sales of its new 3DS handheld game player.
A net loss of 25.5bn yen for the April to June quarter, which is equivalent to $324m, £201m, was reported by the company compared with a loss of 25.2bn in the previous year.
Nintendo now expects a net income of 20bn yen, losing 82% from its previous estimate for the year to March 2012.
The cost of the 3DS console was slashed sharply in Japan and the US.
. . . → Read More: Weak 3DS Console Sales Affect Nintendo Revenue
Latest 3DS from Nintendo will be released next week, and that’s quite a big upgrade in the current model, not only because of the glasses-free 3D display but its impressive processor.
Each 3DS console is worth $249.99 in the United States. Yet we wonder how much the pure profit of the asking price is. The Eurogamer with a “preliminary” estimate was given by UBM TechInsights, and determined how much money is needed to build a Nintendo 3DS.
Each 3DS only costs Nintendo $101 to make. Yet it isn’t that simple of course. There may be a profit of . . . → Read More: Nintendo Gets $149-Profit for Every Nintendo 3DS Unit
The anger over Apple Inc’s products illustrated a stark dissimilarity to the shortage of buzz-worthy devices from domestic brands in current years when Japanese camped outside electronics stores in Tokyo to purchase the iPad and iPhone previous year.
However there’s in any case one Japanese company still competent of making that type of hype and enthusiasm on its territory.
Debut of Nintendo Co.’s 3DS hand-held game player in Japan was headed by people forming lines outside Tokyo stores.
The 3DS, which will be out in the U.S. on March 27, plays 3-D games . . . → Read More: Nintendo 3DS Will Debut in Japan
The investigator of NPD Group said that U.S. sales of video-game hardware, software and accessories cut down 8 percent to $1.22 billion in September from a year past.
The Port Washington, New York-based investigator said in an e-mail that the outcome reproduce a 19 percent in hardware sales, a 6 percent turn down in software and a 13 percent gain in accessories on buys of products like Sony Corporation’s Move controller. Sales of Nintendo Co. Hardware failed down.
It sold 484,000 Xbox 360 comforts throughout the month, up 37 percent from . . . → Read More: Expenses on Hardware Dwindles Causes 8 Percent Downfall in the US Video-Game Sales