Miitomo is shutting down in May

Miitomo, Nintendo’s debut smartphone app, will soon go dark. On May 9 at 12 a.m. PT, Nintendo will terminate the Miitomo social network and all of its features, the company announced on the app’s website. Users can no longer buy in-game currency as of today, Jan. 24. Nintendo will continue to provide players with additional coins and game tickets so that they can use Miitomo’s … Continue reading Miitomo is shutting down in May

The British company that made £11,000 jewel-encrusted smartphones is shutting down

Ignacio Germade and Zhang Zhen at a Vertu launch event in China. Getty Images Entertainment Vertu, the British smartphone manufacturer that produced luxury smartphones, is closing after a failed attempt by its owner to save it from liquidation. The Financial Times reports that Vertu Corporation Limited will close, causing the loss of up to 200 staff members. Vertu produced its luxury smartphones from a manufacturing facility … Continue reading The British company that made £11,000 jewel-encrusted smartphones is shutting down

Reggie – more Switch announcements to come, Animal Crossing mobile talk, lack of indies at E3, shutting down AM2R, more

Yet another interview with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime was posted today. This time, Waypoint published its own conversation with the executive. While the two sides were speaking, Reggie touched on Switch’s lineup and somewhat teased future announcements, Animal Crossing for mobile, why indies weren’t showcased at E3, shutting down AM2R, and more. We’ve shared some of the comments from Reggie below. Waypoint has … Continue reading Reggie – more Switch announcements to come, Animal Crossing mobile talk, lack of indies at E3, shutting down AM2R, more

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Taking Heat For Shutting Down Hacking Systems

Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive are learning the hard way just how dedicated the Grand Theft Auto V community truly is after making one of the best/worst decisions they possibly could against their fanbase. Earlier this week, Take-Two forced Open IV to shut down, which if you haven’t used it, it’s essentially a modding tool used on GTAV (as well as GTA4) to create single-player … Continue reading ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Taking Heat For Shutting Down Hacking Systems