Massive Boost For PC Gaming As Hardware Market Hit $21.5 Billion in 2014/2015

Last year the PC Hardware Gaming Market was Twice The Size Of Console Hardware Sales!


Selling $21.5 Billion (£13.9 Billion) in one year, it is a fact that can not be ignored, not by anyone who is interested in gaming.

If you want to read the report – it’s here along with several other interesting reports of the games industry

Until next time.



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Turns Out That Project Van Listing At Target Was Actually Just Guitar Hero Live

Originally posted on My Nintendo News:


One of the readers from My Nintendo News who works at US retail chain Target has contacted to me to say that Project Van is actually Guitar Hero for Wii U. The reader did a little bit of digging on Target’s systems and discovered that it isn’t anything particularly exciting, just Activision’s Guitar Hero Live. Well, I guess that’s one rumour over and done with.

Hey I work at target and looked into project van. It would seem that it’s actually the name for the new guitar hero game. Or at least the name for the pre order card. It happens from time to time where the previous order card doesn’t match the card. Pokémon omega ruby was called Pokémon beta on our shelf. What makes it odd tho is the ps4 and Xbox one versions are marked properly. Just a heads up. It’s not a new game just guitar…

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Splatoon Amiibo Three Pack Unboxing

Rikki Robertson-Brown:

So cool, love the Amiibos – ikle squids

Originally posted on My Nintendo News:

Popular YouTuber GhostRobo has received Splatoon and the accompanying amiibo from Nintendo of America to showcase to the internet before they are officially released on May 29th. The video shows off the super colourful shooter as well as the incredibly lucrative Splatoon amiibo figures, which I’m sure quite a few of you are looking forward to getting your hands on.

Thanks, Jose M

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Nintendo Teams Up With Universal Theme Parks To Create Nintendo Attractions

Rikki Robertson-Brown:

HAHAHAHAHAHA – I am going to become one of those geeky nutters who is obsessed with Nintendo!

Oh, wait…

Originally posted on My Nintendo News:

Your favourite characters and worlds will be brought to life in Nintendo themed attractions at Universal theme parks! Today, Nintendo announced they’re bringing their much loved games to Universal theme parks for you to experience for real. Universal will create “spectacular, dedicated experiences based on Nintendo’s wildly popular games, characters and worlds.” They still have to work everything out as the “teams work to create specific concepts,” but more will be announced sometime in the future. Which Nintendo attraction would you most like to see at a theme park?

“The immersive experiences will include major attractions at Universal’s theme parks and will feature Nintendo’s most famous characters and games.”

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Zero-Fee Stock Trading App Robinhood Nabs $50M From NEA To Go Global

Rikki Robertson-Brown:

“Robinhood is swiftly fulfilling its mission to steal commission charges from online brokerages for the rich, and give access to the stock market to the poor” Best statement I have heard in ten years.

Originally posted on TechCrunch:

In case you thought paying $7 to $10 to trade a stock in the US was bad, it costs $65 in Australia. So now that its zero-fee stock trading app is thriving stateside with hundreds of thousands of users, Robinhood is planning to go international, starting in Australia. A $50 million Series B cash infusion from NEA will fuel that expansion, as well as hiring and development of Robinhood’s first monetization feature.

“Bringing the largest VC firm in history into the round is very confidence-inspiring for customers”, co-founder Vlad Tenev tells me. With 25% being first time traders, Robinhood’s users have transacted over $500 million on the app to save $12 million in fees to date.

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Robinhood is swiftly fulfilling its mission to steal commission charges from online brokerages for the rich, and give access to the stock market to the poor. The company was founded…

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Nintendo Finally Makes A REAL Profit In Four Years #Nintendo #2015 #profit

Nintendo 2015 Profits
Nintendo 2015 Profits

So Nintendo have announed that they have actually made some money this year!

They have made 41.8 billion yen which is about £230 million ($351 million)

I never lost faith in the Nin of Ten, from Do Land.

They may still be third in the market but less we not forget who rescued Atari’s mess in the 80’s and is still going.

My first console (NES) changed my life and I am forever in debt, as consoles and games rule my life.

Keep it up Ninters, let’s see what the mobile/tablet markets will bring.



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Preorder Puzzle & Dragons For Nintendo 3DS At Nintendo UK Store And Get Mario Soft Toy

Rikki Robertson-Brown:

Well they got rid of the club shop so why not give away stuff?!

Originally posted on My Nintendo News:


The Nintendo UK Store has been great recently for offering special pre-order bonuses when you order an upcoming exclusive. This time around the online store is offering a free Mario soft toy if you pre-order Puzzle & Dragons Z and Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros Edition. Not a bad incentive to pre-order, so if you want the Mario soft toy be sure to place a pre-order.

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