IA Labs Stripped Clean The Technology of the Balance Board was weighed. Nintendo has been in several patent disputes of late. With at least one, they were found to … Continue Reading Nintendo Dismantles Patent Troll After Lawsuit Win
A Link Between Generations Ever wonder what some modern games would sound like on your beloved old SNES? Wonder no longer! These artists have put together a sampling of modern … Continue Reading Video: SNES Generation: A Link to the Past
Fangs For The Great Game! It’s Halloween and Nintendo and Konami are celebrating by re-releasing one of the best games to grace the 16-bit era, Super Castlevania IV. This game … Continue Reading Super Castlevania IV Review
Get Your Gold, Children of the Sun! Many of the people who read this blog will probably be too young to remember Nickelodeon when it had just changed its name … Continue Reading Kickstarter Opens for The Mysterious Cities of Gold Localization
This Game Has Race Cars, Lasers & Airplanes! Scrooge has still got it after all these years. I don’t normally do reviews. Heck, looking back, I think my first blog … Continue Reading DuckTales: Remastered Review
IGN Nintendo Rushes For the Door Warning to readers: This is an opinion piece and likely to ruffle some feathers. IGN Nintendo has taken some powerful hits of late. Audrey … Continue Reading The End of an Era: Rich Leaves IGN
Taking Stock of the Madness The Disappointment Let’s start with the bad news. Nintendo seems to have had a premature megatonnage. Those who follow the regular Nintendo Direct presentations were … Continue Reading The Aftermath of E3 2013
It’s Almost Time to Party! With the 3DS printing money, Iwata staring at fruit and veggies, and Nonspecific Action Figure giving his seal of approval, you know that the E3 … Continue Reading Are YOUR Bodies Ready?
E3 Approaches! We’re all looking forward to it: E3. We know that in this sanctified time period, we’ll be seeing the best that our favorite pastime has to offer. New games, … Continue Reading The Calm Before The Storm
So let’s break down the innovations of the other next-gen consoles shall we? Now that the Xbox One is a known quantity more or less, I am even more confident … Continue Reading Finally! The Wii U is Officially Safe From The Unknown!
This Is A Big Deal The latest news from Nintendo is rather shocking for retro and old school gamers. The next title in the Sonic series, called “Lost World”, is to … Continue Reading New Sonic Title, Lost World, Is a Big Deal
OK. I must be getting old. I can hear the comments now; That I’m stuck in the past, being stubborn, or not seeing things from a business perspective. But I’ve … Continue Reading Freemium, Micro Transactions, Online Passes and DLC
Everyone knows about the recent Nintendo Direct with the Nintendo news blowout everyone has been waiting for. But in case you’ve been living under a rock, here is a quick roundup: Wii … Continue Reading Nintendo News Megaton
Reggie Fils-Aime is the head of Nintendo of America. He’s a Haitian, broad shouldered, slightly stiff kind of guy. He’s not very charismatic. He’s not the most photogenic man. He’s … Continue Reading Why We Love Reggie & Mr. Iwata
I’ve had a little time to use the Wii U more and I think it’s most sloppy features have to do with backwards compatibility. The original Wii did backwards compatibility … Continue Reading A Lament on Backwards Compatibility
OK. It’s not perfect. Right now Nintendo’s servers are overrun so update and purchase download times are atrocious. There is no Hulu Plus. There is no Youtube. There is no … Continue Reading Wii U First Impressions