GDC 2011 - News

March2011

  • News Iwata Hits Out at Smartphone and Social Network Game Developers

    GDC comments draw critics from industry

    For all the praise that Nintendo got from its appearance at the Game Developers Conference this year, it seems President and CEO Satoru Iwata came away from his keynote (which was streamed live) with as many satisfied fans as he did disgruntled critics. During his speech, he made several comments on the...

  • News High Voltage Would Like to Bring Conduit Prequel to 3DS

    GDC tech-demo seems technically-impressive

    Early last month we got word that High Voltage Software was in a position where a tech-demo of a 3DS instalment of Conduit 2 was looking likely for this year's Game Developers Conference, and the studio certainly delivered. As reported by Nintendo World Report, what was shown at GDC reflected ideas still in...

  • News Skyward Sword Combat Trailer Shows Plenty of MotionPlus

    It's not just for combat, you know

    This year's Game Developers Conference might yield some tasty pieces of information about the 3DS, but let's not forget about the titles that are bound for our home consoles. One prime example is the upcoming and anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. A combat trailer was showcased at GDC 2011 and it shows...

  • News AT&T Grants 3DS Owners Free Access to 10,000 Hotspots

    SpotPass just got easier

    The 3DS's new SpotPass feature is designed to let the console automatically seek out new content every time it comes within range of a wireless Internet hotspot, a feature that just got a lot more useful across North America as Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced a new collaboration between the company and AT&T that will see 10,000 hotspots opened up to console..

  • News Iwata: Ocarina of Time 3D Will Release in June 2011

    New screenshots look stunning

    Excited about Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for Nintendo 3DS? Of course you are. Would you like to know when you can play it? According to Nintendo President Satoru Iwata's keynote speech at this year's Game Developers' Conference, you can get your Hylian fingers on Link's adventure in June this year. Iwata didn't elaborate if this is a global release date or..

  • News Nintendo Announces 3DS Instalment in the Super Mario Series

    First screenshots inside

    Today's been a good day for 3DS news. Along with Nintendo's live feed of Satoru Iwata's keynote presentation at GDC 2011, the company has also made several new announcements regarding the upcoming 3DS. Following Iwata's rather short but sweet hint at a new Mario game for the 3DS, it's been announced that the handheld console will be getting a new instalment in the Super..

  • News Netflix Heading to 3DS in Summer 2011

    Movies on the go

    Wii received Netflix support some time ago, and both Nintendo and Netflix are obviously keen on the two firms working together again as Satoru Iwata has just announced the video streaming service is coming to Nintendo 3DS this summer. All users with an unlimited plan for $7.99 a month or above will be able to stream movies and TV shows straight to their 3DS consoles through any..

  • News Watch Satoru Iwata's Keynote at GDC Live

    See Nintendo's president talk about the past, the present and the future

    It may have come to your attention that the Game Developers Conference is currently on-going over in San Fransisco. Generally, there aren't any new game announcements at the show, but there are always some interesting roundtables, Q&As and keynotes. Case in point: Satoru...

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