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Posted by Nick Harris on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:54:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Understanding why the Wii was so popular and its sequel failed to build on its success whilst speculating on the design of the Nintendo's NX what new experience this may provide and how they may be poised to allow subscription to their back catalogue.

Posted by Nick Harris on Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:28:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Social/Online
Second Life needs new players, Oculus Rift needs a social nexus. Facebook could monetize our second life as well as using it as a unified portal to other games.

Posted by Nick Harris on Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:47:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC
Nintendo need to make uniquely compelling interfaces and use these controls to inspire new games no other system can imitate, building upon what so many found to be so popular with the Wii with an expressive dual Nunchuk scheme.

Nick Harris's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 10/01/2015 - 01:22]

In addition to nesting interaction ...

In addition to nesting interaction contexts as the player approaches a geographic structure as with MGSV , I feel that there is the potential to do the same with the player 's proximity to a narrative structure i.e. a free roaming exploration that through their progressively entangled web of relationships ...

Comment In: [News - 08/26/2015 - 02:13]

Silly question, but are iOS ...

Silly question, but are iOS devices still set up with IAP turned on by default

Comment In: [News - 08/21/2015 - 10:20]

I remain surprised that Facebook ...

I remain surprised that Facebook haven 't acquired Linden Labs already for an accessible next-gen social nexus and portal to a multitude of 3rd party VR experiences and fully fledged game worlds.

Comment In: [News - 07/20/2015 - 04:05]

Would a Mushroom Kingdom be ...

Would a Mushroom Kingdom be as popular as Disney 's Magic Kingdom Nintendo could afford to build a theme park, but their games already contain fully interactive slides, rollercoasters, bumper cars and haunted houses that some transition towards Portal VR would bring a funfair / theme park experience to all ...

Comment In: [News - 06/19/2015 - 04:11]

Is Martin O 'Donnell referring ...

Is Martin O 'Donnell referring to VR

Comment In: [News - 06/11/2015 - 04:10]

Fascinating stuff and surprisingly similar ...

Fascinating stuff and surprisingly similar to what I was recommending Nintendo to adopt for their next console: r n r n isnt Nintendos problem Its Shiota.php r n r nI 'm a little sceptical about the extent to which someone could lift their fingers away from gripping this controller without ...