Nyko, the brand known for its third party controller for consols such as the XBox360, Play Station 3 and Wii is coming to Android with its PlayPad Pro which we got a hands on with at e3. From someone who doesn’t game any more, The PlayPad Pro won me over as a must have accessory to play games on my Android tablet. The controller, looks to be based upon the Xbox360 one pairs to your Android tablet running 3.0 and newer via Bluetooth.
It’s a critical time for Nintendo right now. Over the past two years they’ve lost tremendous market share in the mobile space to smartphones, and tablets. As mobile game developers get better and better alongside the processors and hardware, it’s hard to stomach spending $19.99 on a game cartridge when you can download a mobile game for $.99
The next generation game consoles have to be better, faster and stronger, a lot stronger than their predecessors. Game consoles haven’t been updated since the mid part of the 2000’s and we’re looking at a holiday season next year with three new consoles.
All of the consoles are going to have to have extremely great graphics, out of this world speed and the ability to play cloud based games. Nintendo is going with their interactive approach that was introduced with the Wii and than replicated with Xbox Kinect and the Sony Play Station move.
In the video below Brent was able to film a man playing a rowing game as part of Nintendo Wii U.
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