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Book Review: Console Wars - A Sony, Nintendo, and SEGA Love Triangle

Console Wars - A Sony, Nintendo, and SEGA Love Triangle

Serious business

Console wars have a bad name. We're not condoning the craziness that occurs on social media and message boards from time to time, but there's a competitive edge to any industry that can be entertaining when viewed from the inside – and video games are no different. Console Wars, a fly-on-the-wall insight into the skirmish for...

News: Nintendo's NX Probably Won't Be Compatible with the PS4

Nintendo's NX Probably Won't Be Compatible with the PS4

Despite what you may have heard

Embrace the nonsense because alongside that dumb-as-a-Jim-Carrey-and-Jeff-Daniels-double-act survey that's leaked, the silly circus has well and truly erected a tent on top of the as of yet unannounced Nintendo NX. Reports around the web earlier this morning suggested that the House of Mario's new piece of...

News: PlayStation Wishes the NES a Happy 30th Anniversary

PlayStation Wishes the NES a Happy 30th Anniversary

Now you're playing with power

It's the tenth anniversary of PlayStation 2 classic Shadow of the Colossus' launch today – but it's the Nintendo Entertainment System's big 30th birthday as well. Acknowledging the event, Sony posted a brief message on Twitter to celebrate the North American release of the House of Mario's iconic grey slab. "Dear...

News: Take a Closer Look at the Nintendo PlayStation

Take a Closer Look at the Nintendo PlayStation

True treasure

You've all seen – and angrily commented on – our story about the Nintendo PlayStation, but how would you like to take a closer look at the cancelled console? The prototype platform's owner, Dan Diebold, has uploaded a video on YouTube showing off the disc-based device, which was conceived as part of a poisoned partnership between...

News: Oh Look, It's a Nintendo PlayStation Console

Oh Look, It's a Nintendo PlayStation Console

You what

Fridays are usually pretty quiet when it comes to games journalism, probably because everyone just wants to start the weekend early and, actually, you know, play some video games for once. Apparently, though, a poster over on ASSEMbler didn't get the memo, as they've revealed the existence of an actual Nintendo PlayStation console that...

E3 2015: Nintendo Doesn't Have High Hopes for Project Morpheus

Nintendo Doesn't Have High Hopes for Project Morpheus

"It's not fun"

Make no mistake, virtual reality is big at this year's E3. Sony may have cunningly glossed over Project Morpheus during its press conference, but it's pushing the headset in its booth in a big way. In fact, with even Microsoft joining the race in various different ways, Nintendo's the only current console maker to not have something...

Rumour: Mamma Mia! Sony May Be Making a Super Mario Movie

Mamma Mia! Sony May Be Making a Super Mario Movie

Let's-a-go

You won’t be seeing Super Mario on your PlayStation 4 anytime soon, but according to Buzzfeed, the pudgy plumber may be plotting a return to the silver screen – and it sounds like Sony’s engineering the move. A slew of leaked details filtering out of Sony Pictures suggest that the film factory has struck a deal with the Kyoto...

News: Nintendo Thumps PlayStation in E3 2014 Twitter Head-to-Head

Nintendo Thumps PlayStation in E3 2014 Twitter Head-to-Head

Hashtag haymaker

Sony may be winning the hardware sales war with the PlayStation 4, but it couldn’t overcome Nintendo in the great Twitter battle of E3 2014. According to social media intelligence analytics provider Crimson Hexagon, a whopping 47 per cent of related tweets posted during last week’s convention referenced the Wii U maker, with its...

Talking Point: How Did the Three Major Manufacturers Fare at E3 2014?

How Did the Three Major Manufacturers Fare at E3 2014?

Compare and contrast

E3 2014 is over, and we’re breaking the fabric of time and space in order to celebrate. In this inaugural cross-platform, cross-network, cross-website extravaganza, the editors of Nintendo Life, Pure Xbox, and, er, Push Square have put aside their boxing gloves, and joined forces to bring you this industry wide look at all...