Apple’s iPad gaming future bright as Nintendo abstains

A new report finds that the iPad gaming community is big and getting bigger. IPad gaming shows lots of potential for growth, according to consumer data, but at least one game maker seems firmly committed to ignoring the opportunity inherent in that growth.

Nintendo will lead innovation again; just not with the 3DS

Is the 3DS the device to lead Nintendo into another decade of growth and profitability? Probably not. With the gaming industry focusing more and more on tablets, smartphones and touchscreens, the company will almost certainly have to rethink its slightly antiquated business model to remain relevant.

MIT Project Ditches the Glasses, Keeps the Mobile 3-D

Improved glasses-free 3-D screens could arrive on smartphones and other handheld devices based on HR3D, a dynamic new visual system developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The screens will also work at wide viewing angles and have the potential to save battery life.

The 3DS, the iPad, and the Future of Gaming

While the Nintendo 3DS didn’t generate the kind of hype Apple product launches normally see did when it debuted in the U.S. on Sunday, by all accounts it’s still doing very well. But can it compete with iOS devices? No, nor should it try.

Can An HD Wii 2 Turn Around Nintendo’s Video Fortunes?

An EA executive hinted to reporters that Nintendo is working on the next generation of its Wii game console, which will offer HD video. However, Xbox 360 and PS3 already offer a wide variety of HD content sources. So what can Nintendo do to compete?

Nintendo 3DS – A Broken Business Model

On Monday, well known gaming industry analyst Michael Pachter released a research note proclaiming the forthcoming Nintendo 3DS would “revolutionize the gaming industry.” But as discussed today at GigaOm Pro, the device is doomed, and it has Apple’s iPhone/iPod Touch to blame.

Why Nintendo’s 3DS is Doomed

On Monday, well known gaming industry analyst Michael Pachter released a research note proclaiming the forthcoming Nintendo 3DS would “revolutionize the gaming industry.” He’s wrong, however, about the 3DS overall prognosis. The device is doomed, and it has Apple’s iPhone/iPod Touch to blame.