Nintendo 'has something on offer for everyone'31 August 2011 13:00:20
Gamers might find there is plenty on offer from Nintendo later this year, regardless of whether the console they own is a Nintendo DS, a Wii or a 3DS.
According to the Japanese firm, this autumn people will be able to enjoy titles including Tetris: Axis, Professor Layton and the Last Specter and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
Commenting on the forthcoming releases, executive vice-president of sales and marketing for Nintendo of America Scott Moffit said: "Nintendo has something for you this fall, no matter what type of gamer you are, no matter what Nintendo system you're playing."
He added that consumers will find "mind-bending adventure", "pick-up-and-play puzzle fun" and a "world-spanning epic" are among the options available to them,
Tetris fans with an Android mobile device could choose to download a new free version of the classic to their memory cards, as it has recently been made available by EA Mobile and Blue Planet Software.
Panasonic unveils Panasonic DMC-FX9030 August 2011 14:10:13
Memory cards could prove useful for those keen to get their hands on the Panasonic DMC-FX90, which might making the process of sharing photographs easier.
The device has built-in Wi-Fi to allow snaps to be uploaded at the touch of a button and boasts a 12.1-mega pixel resolution.
Commenting on the product, Luke Westaway, writing for Cnet.co.uk, said: "You can post images to Facebook, Flickr, Picasa or YouTube using the camera's Wi-Fi capability."
The manufacturer's also promise users the added convenience of being able to shares their pictures across multiple websites without the need to log into them separately by signing up for Lumix Club.
Alternatively, those looking for something a little different may prefer to take a peek at the Casio EX-ZS10 , which has 14.1-mega pixels, is small enough to slip into a pocket and is available for £90. It could be an ideal choice for those on a budget.
Free version of Tetris launched30 August 2011 13:12:17
People with Android handsets may be pleased to hear that a new free version of Tetris has been made available for download.
EA Mobile and Blue Planet Software have launched the title, which consumers could wish to save to their memory cards and try to achieve a high score.
Vice-president of sales and marketing for EA Interactive Bernard Kim stated he hopes the move will allow the game to increase its global fanbase.
"Tetris has a strong legacy in the mobile gaming world and we're excited to bring a free version of Tetris to yet another great platform," he said.
Blue Planet Software chief executive and president Henk Rogers stated the game is "more relevant than ever".
This follows recent comments by ABI Research senior analyst for mobile devices Michael Morgan suggesting that the market share of Android smartphones is set to continue to increase around the world in the near future.