Posts Tagged ‘nintendo’

No More Heroes: Heroes Paradise Trailer

December 4, 2009

Here is the first trailer for Grasshopper Manufacture’s No More Heroes: Heroes Paradise. Still no word on a U.S. release, but they have said that the motion control ( which pretty much made NMH) is being taken out of the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 versions. This writer has only one thing to say to that; DUUUHHHHHHHHHH. I wouldn’t think that anyone would expect the game to retain the motion controls for the HD consoles, even if the PS3 has a motion control set up. The Sixaxis probably isn’t precise enough for it.


Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 Launch Trailer

September 13, 2009

Tuesday is going to be awesome! MUA2 releases the 15th, choose your side and join the fight.

Mudkips on verge of EXTINCTION!!

September 1, 2009

kipsSo I herd u liek Mudkips. No you didn’t just fall into a 4chan meme, these creatures are real. They are called Axolotls, one of the creatures Mudkip from Pokemon was based on. And now their very existence on this planet is in danger, probably due to some kid throwing red balls at them…


Wii Internet Channel now free!

September 1, 2009

wii-internet-channel-1Remember when the Internet channel on the Nintendo Wii was a free trial? Then after that you had to pay 500 points, or $5, in order to keep it?

There was a price drop on the channel, a 500 point price drop! That’s right, you can now have the internet channel on your wii for frii…I mean free!

Wait, you paid for it? Don’t worry, you are getting a refund…sorta. Nintendo is giving people that paid for the internet channel a “free” Nintendo game from the Virtual Console.

The internet channel is officially free to U.S. residents today, the game deal doesn’t start until October and lasts until the end of the year.

Source: Kotaku

Penny Arcade Expo Schedule

August 12, 2009

pax-penny-arcade-expo-logoSo many conventions going on! This time I’ve got the Penny Arcade Expo schedule for you! Hit the link and bust out the day planner!

Source: PAX

Robots to learn to play Mario

August 6, 2009

super-mario-brosA challenge has been offered. That challenge? To create a robot that can play Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Great, now the robots will rule the world AND my high score!


Love/Hate: Difficulty Level

July 26, 2009

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Difficulty level  is the factor that separates the men from the boys, or the girls from the women (yes there are girl gamers, don’t freak out). Difficulty is a huge factor in games. Games can be too hard, and they can be too easy, and sometimes they are just right. Gamers all have their own preference for difficulty. I like a challenge when I play, but that same challenge can also discourage me from playing. This week I’m touching on difficulty and why we love and hate it.


Lazy Sunday Art Project: Cubeecraft

July 19, 2009

logoSo it’s sunday. Probably nothing to do right now. Already did your chores and ran your errands, nothing on tv, and no games to play. Well bust out the scissors and start cutting some paper, I’ve got a project for you!


Christina Aguilera can’t play Wii

July 16, 2009

crwiiChristina Aguilera not only has a name that’s hard to spell, but she has a hard time playing the Wii and the internets have taken noitce. Who is to blame for this?


Club Nintendo is finally giving out your rewards. [update]

July 14, 2009

ds-it-prints-money.490 copyIf you signed up and spent 1 or 2 hours registering your Official Nintendo products (and only Nintendo, no third-party games) and made it to gold or platinum status you can finally reap your reward.