Articles Tagged ‘Nintendo 3DS’
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is looking to put the Lego Friends franchise into the hands of more girls by introducing the property to Nintendo DS and 3DS handhelds this fall.
Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry continues to expand on the licensing front with the release of The Good, The Bad and The Bugly, the third video game based on the UK children’s literary character, and the first Horrid Henry title for Nintendo 3DS.
It looks like marketing efforts and price cuts are paying off for the Nintendo 3DS. According to market research firm The NPD Group’s October 2011 analysis, the 3DS has sold 1.65 million units since launching in the US in March, making it viable that the system could beat out its predecessor, the DS, in first-year sales.
- More 3D video content is expected to hit the Nintendo 3DS following a content deal with DreamWorks (CNET)
- If the rumors are true, the iPhone 5 is about to make smartphones a whole lot smarter (Mashable)
- From Russia… how broadcasters are shaking up programming in an effort to lure young people back to the boob tube (The Hollywood Reporter)
- More people are using mobile devices to browse eCommerce sites – but they’re not always leaving as happy customers (Internet Retailing)
- Not everything is made in China. In fact, Chinese goods and services only accounted for 2.7% of US spending last year (Los Angeles Times)
- In Japan, Nintendo 3DS price cuts cause sales to soar (PC World)
- A Parents Television Council study accuses a slew of kids’ cartoons of being inappropriate (The Hollywood Reporter)
- A journey inside J.K. Rowling’s new Pottermore.com (Publishers Weekly)
It’s likely that you won’t get to the top of the $25-billion video gaming industry without making a few friends. If there’s one thing to take away from this year’s E3, it’s that companies are clearly making a large push to create and market games designed to keep the living room and families social through interconnected play.
- Losses at Nintendo prompt the gaming giant to slash 3DS prices (The New York Times)
- Despite growth within its film unit, Sony also sees falling sales (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Parenting with privacy? A new service invisibly monitors kids’ Facebook accounts (All Things D)
- Study concludes there are no cancer risks for kids using cellphones (CTV)
- Frozen yogurt chains eye the collectible toys market and are willing to take the heat for it (MediaPost)
- Why boys are top of mind for kids TV programmers this summer (The Wall Street Journal)
- As the Harry Pottery film series takes a bow, its producer zeroes in on his next fantastical book adaptation (The Hollywood Reporter)
- Netflix arrives on the Nintendo 3DS handheld (CNET)