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What a $91 Million Loss Means for Nintendo

Nintendo has released their 2014 first quarter (Q1) financial results, showing off their landmark Mario Kart 8 software sales — however, they still have a loss of ¥9.4 billion ($91 million USD). While the gaming industry loves to keep up with their favorite companies’ sales and earnings, little know the meaning behind them. What does this operating loss mean for Nintendo and how does it affect them in the long run? Continue reading What a $91 Million Loss Means for Nintendo

PC Gaming: Why ESDF is Objectively Better than WASD

As we move deeper into the first year of a new console generation, it’s becoming increasingly clear to me that I am a PC gamer. I’ve known about this for some time now, yet I didn’t expect to be so apathetic towards the new consoles. I still don’t own an Xbox One, and I don’t expect I will until Halo 5 shows up. Until then, I have a nice PC, which has been my primary method of gaming for quite a few years now.

That isn’t to say PC gaming is perfect though. In fact, there’s one PC-gaming facet that bothers me, and it’s something I have to deal with every time I purchase a new game: Remapping the WASD keys to ESDF. Continue reading PC Gaming: Why ESDF is Objectively Better than WASD