It’s that time of year again when Justin and I battle it out in our prediction war. So far Justin and I are tied with me winning the first year and Justin winning last year by a small margin, (A technicality) Before we get to our new predictions let’s take a look to see who has won this year and becomes the leader of Pure Nintendo Predictions.

James’ Predictions

  • Star Fox Wii announced- Sadly No
  • Nintendo DS 2 announced – Yes, 3DS
  • Pikmin 3 announced – No
  • Zelda Wii released by the end of 2010 -No
  • Nintendo best selling system for 2010- Yes
  • Wii gets software update- No
  • Horror/suspense game announced for Vitality Sensor –  No, What is the Vitality Sensor?
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 out-sells Super Mario Galaxy – No, not what I can find. 8.5 to 5.5 million for Galaxy.
  • Nintendo announces updated/new Wii – no
  • becomes the best Nintendo site ever created by man – Yes

James with 3.

Justin’s Predictions

  • Super Mario Galaxy 2, Metroid: Other M, and The Legend of Zelda Wii all to release in 2010- Kinda, .5
  • Nintendo announces plans for Wii successor- no
  • Pikmin 3 is finally revealed- no
  • Wii/DS again dominate sales in 2010- Yes
  • Next generation DS will be announced, released-Kinda,  .5
  • Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver to outsell their Gameboy Color counterparts
  • A new Donkey Kong game will be announced – Yes
  • No price cut, but Wii system colors introduced – Kinda, .5
  • 5th Generation Pokemon games to debut on DS successor – NO
  • New Star Fox game is finally announced- NO

Justin- 3.5

Well it looks like  Justin has won again by a small margin, 3.5 to 3. For now Justin holds the prediction crown. Let’s see our predictions for 2011.

James Predictions

  • PS3 Overtakes Wii in Sales.
  • Next generation of Nintendo homes system announced.
  • Zelda: Skyward Sword moved to fall 2011
  • 3DS released in March.
  • Mario Kart 3DS released in the Fall.
  • Pikmin 3 comes out in during the summer.
  • Pure Nintendo gets mentioned in another game trailer.
  • Blink 182 Rockband or Guitar hero.
  • Vitality Sensor will not be seen.
  • Star Fox Wii announced.

Justin’s Predictions

  • Pikmin 3 finally shown in some form
  • 3DS is top-selling handheld of 2011
  • Nintendo finally talks about the Wii successor
  • New F-Zero game announced
  • Wii Price Drop
  • Big first-party 3DS games to be announced at E3
  • Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword release date pushed to late 2011/early 2012
  • Vitality sensor to be re-engineered for Wii successor
  • Super Smash Bros. 3DS announced
  • New Metroid game announced