New Nintendo QR code check-in gave members exclusive features

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Quick response codes provide users with additional benefits that can give them more at brand events. A new Nintendo QR code is all it will take for users to automatically check in with the brand. Every user will be provided with a unique quick response code for fast and simple check ins to My Nintendo. That will give the user “exclusive My Nintendo member benefits,” said a company announcement. While the specifics regarding those benefits haven’t been released, the barcodes are drawing attention. When attending brand events and locations, users…

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Bethesda is moving into mobile gaming

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Bethesda has taken interest in the mobile sector fallowing the success of Fallout Shelter Prominent game developer Bethesda has found success in the mobile gaming space with its vastly popular Fallout Shelter title. The company first announced the game in June of 2015, opting to launch the game in the same month. Initially only available for the iOS platform, Bethesda brought the game to Android in August of last year. The game proved massively successful, which has exposed Bethesda to the promise that exists in the mobile gaming sector. Bethesda…

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Nintendo could see a rise in profit due to mobile gaming

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Mobile gaming is becoming a significant focus for Nintendo Nintendo is becoming more involved in the mobile gaming space, which signifies a dramatic turn from the company’s focus in previous years. Before last year, Nintendo had been quite adamant in its decision to avoid mobile gaming. Now, however, the company is beginning to focus quite heavily on mobile games. Nintendo is even working with other game developers to produce new titles for mobile devices. The company is currently working with DeNA, a successful mobile game developer, and plans to launch…

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Mobile gaming to gain momentum in 2016

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Mobile gaming saw strong growth in 2015 and companies want to maintain this momentum in 2016 Mobile gaming has become a very powerful part of the overall game industry and this sector is expected to see significant growth in the coming years. Last year, mobile games managed to find major success, with consumers throughout the world turning to these games for convenient entertainment. This year, developers and publishers will have to find ways to maintain the success that they saw in 2015, which may lead to innovative developments in the…

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QR codes are helping Pokémon fans to unlock rare Pokémonsters

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For fans who have really “gotta catch ‘em all”, quick response codes can help to get ‘em. Pokémon fans are forever trying to “catch ‘em all”, and now QR codes are playing a role in that effort as some people have started working together to be able to catch some rare, funky, and even unreleased Pokémonsters. This is actually done through an “injecting” hacking technique that is letting fans manipulate their game. The technique is making it possible for players to be able to do everything from change their avatars…

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Nintendo plans to introduce NFC technology to the Wii U

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Nintendo shows strong interest in NFC technology Acclaimed Japanese game and hardware company Nintendo has been experiencing some turbulence in the wake of the launch of its next generation gaming console: The Wii U. This week, Nintendo executives detailed some of the financial problems that have come to confront the company due to weak sales of the console and its relatively small portfolio of games. Unwilling to count the Wii U as a simple fluke or a failure, Nintendo executives have begun to outline plans for the introduction of NFC…

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Wii U will not support NFC at launch

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NFC games for Wii U delayed NFC technology is all the rage in the field of mobile commerce. The technology makes it possible for any mobile device equipped with a simple chip to facilitate mobile transactions. Indeed, NFC has become the cornerstone of that particular industry, but its uses extend well beyond mobile commerce. The technology has received a fair amount of attention and use in the marketing industry and has been acclaimed for its potential in the realm of wireless data transfer. The game industry is showing growing interest…

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Nintendo adopts NFC technology for Wii U

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Company unveils plans to use NFC technology Famed game developer Nintendo has been hyping up its second generation Wii console, dubbed Wii U, recently. The company has been keen to hint at the various features that will make the console strand out from amongst its competitors. Though information concerning the Wii U is still scarce, Nintendo is expected to unveil a wealth of information at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Nintendo has already released a glimpse of what is in store for the future, showing that the Wii U…

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Nintendo’s misstep with QR codes leads family to pornography

Though it was originally released back in 1996, Pokemon continues to be a favorite media franchise amongst children and some adults. The Pokemon empire started off as a pair of unassuming video games for Nintendo’s handheld gaming consoles, but quickly evolved into something much more. Today, the franchise accounts for several games across multiple platforms. One of the most popular Pokemon mediums is a card game, which Nintendo decided to add QR codes to recently as a way to give players access to additional digital content. This has caused some…

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Nintendo’s Wii U to feature an NFC-enabled controller

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Though NFC gets a lot of attention for its applications in marketing and mobile commerce, the technology is beginning to generate a fair amount of buzz in the gaming industry. Japanese development company Nintendo is preparing to reveal their latest console at this year’s E3 2012 conference. The new console, called Wii U, will feature a number of upgrades over its previous iteration. One of these upgrades concerns NFC technology. The Wii U’s controller will be using the technology to give gamers a new experience. The console’s controller is more…

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2012 top tech trends that will be revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show

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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is an annual business event where many of the announcements about the very latest in mobile, computing, video game consoles and a great deal more are made, and this year’s Las Vegas event will be no exception to this rule. The only element missing from the CES has been Apple devices which, since 2007, when it introduced the iPhone, have been revealed alongside but not at the event. Therefore, experts from around the world watch this show to find out where technology will be headed throughout…

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