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Nintendo is already expecting annual sales to be up 45 percent with operating profit up over 60 percent, and now President Satoru Iwata (right) has said the company may even beat that. Additionally, we've got some of the first Wii sales numbers for Japan, straight from Famitsu publisher Enterbrain.
Originally posted by elitegamer23
people used to say things like , the wii will be the last console nintendo ever makes.
Originally posted by madnessinmysoul
sony has a patent for a device similar to the wiimote
the patent was filed on June 7, 2005
the wiimote was unveiled on september 17, 2005
link goes to patent
now, this may give sony the ability to take away any third party exclusives
This is the Abstract
Executable code and data are stored in a relocatable component file format (RCFF) to allow dynamic loading of executable code and data at runtime into memory accessible by a processor running an application program. A component manager manages access to the RCFF component and stores additional information within the RCFF component so that the RCFF component can be loaded, unloaded, and/or repeatedly relocated in memory. The application program desiring access to a function or data in the RCFF component passes the name of the RCFF component and the name of the function or data to the component manager. The component manager determines the location of the function or data, calculates the address of the function or data, and returns the address back to the application program. The application program calls the RCFF component through a function pointer or an indirection, depending on the language being used.
1.1 What is a Function Pointer?
Function Pointers are pointers, i.e. variables, which point to the address of a function. You must keep in mind, that a running program gets a certain space in the main-memory. Both, the executable compiled program code and the used variables, are put inside this memory. Thus a function in the program code is, like e.g. a character field, nothing else than an address. It is only important how you, or better your compiler/processor, interpret the memory a pointer points to.
But I think Nintendo's pulling themselves out of the GC hole at last with this thing.
Originally posted by elitegamer23
nintendo has announced they sold 2 million. nextgen hasnt updated , but this site has.
xbox360= 8.4 million
wii = 2million
ps3 = 650,000
the xbox and wii are playing beyond the ps3. where has all the hype for the ps3 gone? all the ps3 fanboys bragged the ps3 up before the launch , but its here and i dont hear anything wonderful, unless you are talking about gow or wii.
[edit on 13-12-2006 by elitegamer23]
Warner Bros has announced it will unveil a videodisc next week, dubbed Total HD, that plays in both HD DVD and Blu-ray drives. We've known about this decision since September, when the studio filed a patent for such a disc. (Though the patent mentions embedded DVD, this news report doesn't.)
The ramifications of such a disc, if it's priced to compete, would render the format wars obsolete. If you're planning on buying a new-gen game console based on the HD disc it can play (and the PlayStation 3 is a bargain for a Blu-ray player), the adoption of Total HD discs would make the decision a tad easier (and more game-specific).
Will the disc have the goods? We'll find out the full details next week at the Consumer Electronics Show.