Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Let's break down both the opening day sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One and PS4. Microsoft said that their Xbox One shipped 1 million consoles in the first 24 hours. However Microsoft also acknowledged problems and defects with their console particularly the disc drive. It was reported on social media that user are experiencing grinding noise in the disc drive of the unit every time they insert a disc.
“We’re working directly with those affected to get a replacement console to them as soon as possible through our advance exchange program,” Microsoft said in a statement. “Customers have the option for us to send a replacement console right away without waiting until they have returned their old one. This means a customer only has to wait a matter of days, rather than weeks to get back up and running.”
Microsoft said that its Xbox One sold 1 million units in its first 24 hours on sale, it's their largest ever. The console is also sold out in a number of locations. PlayStation 4, which was launched a week ahead also reported 1 million in sales in the first 24 hours.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Space Jam 2 that features LeBron James is trending in Social Media with a picture of Lebron and Bugs Bunny, however it is just a hoax. The poster also mentioned that Warner Brothers will release movie Space Jam 2 with Lebron James in 2014.
Fans of LeBron may have created it, maybe they want a sequel to Michael Jordan classic 1996 film Space Jam.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Nintendo announced that they will release the Wii Mini in the US later this month. It is currently available in Europe and Canada. The system has no Wifi capabilities and will cost $99.99 for a bundle that includes a copy of Mario Kart Wii.
The Wii Mini can't play Nintendo Gamecube games and has no SD slot.
The Wii production has been discontinued in Europe and Japan, while their console the Wii U has been struggling to match its predecessor's success.
Nintendo is optimistic that things will look up as they release new games like Super Mario 3D World on November 22 and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze in December.