Nintendo and Xbox future is uncertain?




Nintendo reports annual loss as Wii U stalls
The video game veteran finishes its financial year with net losses of $229m, but has plans to rejuvenate the troubled Wii U console

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/may/07/nintendo-reports-annual-loss-as-wii-u-stalls

The Xbox brand has been an unforgettable adventure for Microsoft, and also a heavy investment. Millions of dollars have been pumped into the brand since its inception over a decade ago. Some of that has seen return, particularly in the case of Xbox Live subscriptions, but it's also required an incredible amount of effort for, in many cases, little payoff.

While speaking to Fox News, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates showed a surprising amount of support for the long-discussed Xbox breaking off from Microsoft. As long as newly instated CEO Sayta Nadella think it's a good business decision, Gates is "absolutely for it".

http://www.craveonline.com/gaming/articles/685759-rumors-of-microsoft-selling-xbox-division-causes-hysteria-microsoft-responds