Posts Tagged ‘Next’

1001 Spikes getting off-TV play patch next month

1001-spikes-off-tv1001 Spikes is one of the most difficult platforming games since Super Meat Boy came out in 2010. It’s been well received across all platforms its been released on and Nicalis has been hard at work offering updates for the Wii U version. According to founder Tyrone Rodriguez, the company is putting the final touches on a patch for next month that will add the ability to play the game on the Wii U GamePad only.

According to the tweet, the patch will be ready to be submitted to Nintendo of America next month, so if all goes well with that process, you could be enjoying the punishing difficulty of 1001 Spikes without a TV very soon.

Source: Wii U Daily

Nintendo’s next console is code-named “NX”


During Nintendo’s press conference today announcing its mobile partnership with DeNA, another interesting tid-bit if news slipped from president Satoru Iwata. According to him, the next Nintendo console is already code-named NX and while that’s the only detail the company is sharing on it, more information about the upcoming console will be revealed in 2016.

There’s plenty of speculation about whether this could be Nintendo’s attempt at recapturing the home console market, or if it plans to go pure portable while embracing the mobile market as something else entirely. Be sure to read the full announcement of Nintendo’s partnership with DeNA, as it has interesting implications for the company’s future.