Comic Workshop review

Comic Workshop review

I'm no mangaka, but YOU could be!

Okay, let me begin by saying that Comic Workshop is not a game, so much as it is a tool. That said, let the review begin! Comic Workshop, put simply, is an app that gives you the tools of a comic artist. As I waited for the download to complete, I was worried that the app would be a clone of all of the... read more

Philadelphia Gamestops Now Require Fingerprints for Trade-ins

Philadelphia Gamestops Now Require Fingerprints for Trade-ins

And they already have your credit card number...

For those of us growing up in the post-9/11 era, crazy security measures are rather commonplace. Whereas our elders are appalled by the idea of pat-downs at airports and racial profiling, we young, apathetic members of Baba O'Reilly's teenage wasteland need a lot more to be shocked. Ladies and gentlemen,... read more

Why Nintendo Should NOT Ditch the GamePad

Why Nintendo Should NOT Ditch the GamePad

The Gimmick That Keeps on Giving

Back in January, when Nintendo finally admitted that the Wii U was struggling and lowered their fiscal targets, the masses were crying many things, two of them being "remove Iwata" and "ditch the GamePad!" For now, let's focus on the latter. Nintendo led the industry during the third (NES) and fourth... read more

Supporting the Little Guys

Supporting the Little Guys

Independent Game Stores

Today, in 2014, we are surrounded by many conveniences. While it may have been troublesome in the past, making purchases is extremely easy for consumers. For video games, you can walk into GameStop, or you could even grab a game at many supermarkets while getting your groceries. While this can be great and... read more

Interview with indie dev Arcane Pixel

Interview with indie dev Arcane Pixel

Tiny Galaxy coming next year

You may not have heard of it yet, but Tiny Galaxy is an upcoming game for the Wii U eShop by indie developer Arcane Pixel. Taylor Hajash, founder of Arcane Pixel, kindly agreed to answer some questions for us: Hi Taylor! Give us some background on your company Arcane Pixel, how long have you been... read more

Master Reboot review

Master Reboot review

Insert Joke about the iCloud Stealing your Soul

I'm beginning to notice a pattern among indie games as of late, that is, they always have a stellar, original, and memorable concept with less-than-stellar execution of said idea. Don't get me wrong, I play more indie games these days than I do in-store releases; I'd play Need For Weed 3D any day over Dead... read more

Frederic: Resurrection of Music new screenshots

Frederic: Resurrection of Music new screenshots

A new Nintendo Direct is coming

A new Nintendo Direct is coming

More Hyrule Warriors news next Monday

While we're quickly approaching the September release date of Hyrule Warriors, Nintendo has let loose plans to release a new Nintendo Direct next week. Mark your diaries for: August 4th, at 8pm PT / 11pm ET. Personally, I can't wait to see what additional information we'll be seeing since there are... read more

Nintendo Reports Quarterly Loss

Nintendo Reports Quarterly Loss

Despite another loss, things are changing

Despite the major success of Mario Kart 8, Nintendo only sold 510,000 Wii U units from April-June, bringing the life to date sales to around 6.68 million consoles. Financially, the company lost $97.3 million. Regardless of this loss, Wii U sales are up in comparison to 2013. With upcoming games such as... read more

Virtual Reality: The Future

Virtual Reality: The Future

Or a step to something bigger?

The media has been buzzing for about a year now over Oculus Rift, a Virtual Reality (VR) headset that began on Kickstarter and received a remarkable amount of funding. For some, this is something from a fantasy. A headset that allows you to essentially enter the game? Magic. Sony responded by confirming... read more

A True Next Generation Console

A True Next Generation Console

Wii U

At this point in time, we are only a few short months away from the year anniversary of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and the two year anniversary of the Wii U. So far, the eighth generation of video games has been one of uncertainty and struggles. While Sony's PlayStation 4 has had a very successful... read more

The Man Behind the Music

The Man Behind the Music

Koji Kondo

Whenever an iconic song such as "Hey Jude" or "Don't Stop Believin'" is heard, most people can immediately recognize that The Beatles and Journey are behind it, respectively. In the rich, organic, and evolving world that is video game music, by far the most recognizable tunes stem from the Super Mario Bros.... read more

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition review

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition review

INTENSOOOOO!

Toronto-based developer Drinkbox Studios originally released Guacamelee! on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita last year, with the Guacamelee! Gold Edition hitting Steam shortly after. Now the game is back again in the wonderfully wordy Super Turbo Championship Edition on Wii U, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and... read more

Get Close new screenshots

Get Close new screenshots

Weapon Design Contest winner for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate US announced!

Weapon Design Contest winner for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate US announced!

Link's Sword & Shield, Bow, and Armor are also confirmed

This past weekend, the winner of the Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate weapon design contest in the Americas was announced to be Agent Spectre. The winning design belongs to the new weapon class, the insect glaive, that was introduced in Monster Hunter 4. Check it out: It was also announced on Saturday... read more

Color Zen Kids review

Color Zen Kids review

Destroy the animal kingdom with your trusty stylus!

Once again I have encountered a puzzle game that has emerged from the depths of the eShop. I can't complain, I have across some great gaming gems during my time writing for Wii's World and I have given honest scores. Indie developers are becoming a wonderful force now that more and more of them are getting... read more

Opinion: The Greatest Launch Title?

Opinion: The Greatest Launch Title?

Nintendo 64's Super Mario 64

The Fifth Generation of gaming was already in full swing by 1996. Sega had released their ill fated and largely forgotten Saturn, while Sony had begun their juggernaut PlayStation line. The Nintendo 64 was the final home console to launch in the Fifth Gen, but it launched like an Apollo rocket. Super... read more

An Interview with Treefall Studios' Eli Brewer

An Interview with Treefall Studios' Eli Brewer

We meet the man behind "The Letter"

How old is Treefall Studios, and how big? EB: The entire thing is about two years old. Now we have three people, but when I did "The Letter" I did it by myself. We haven't made any complete games until recently, really. We're pretty much brand new. What was the first game Treefall Studios developed and... read more

An Interview with the developers of The Letter later today

An Interview with the developers of The Letter later today

What do you guys want me to ask them?

After asking "why" so many times throughout my review of The Letter, it should come as no surprise that I decided to get answers straight from the creators themselves, Treefall Studios, who have graciously agreed to an interview later today. I have about ten questions or so that I'm going to ask them... read more

Put your face on Just Dance 2015

Put your face on Just Dance 2015

And get a console to play it on

Ubisoft is running a competition for Just Dance fans. What's the prize I hear you ask? The winner will get their photo on the cover of Just Dance 2015, the latest game in the series. We're not talking a full portrait image spanning the entire box mind you (that would be something), but a square in a... read more

Poker on the Wii

Read 'em and weep

Titles like World Championship Poker and World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions are a hit on the Wii. Check out poker bonus source, an online guide to playing poker online as well as casino games. The website includes where to play Blackjack with AMEX as well as a variety of payment methods accepted at both poker sites and online casinos. Both onlineroulette.com and www.bestonlinecasinos.com offer players reviews of the leading online casinos, however the roulette website caters specifically to players that want to improve their roulette game. Gaming in online casinos is fun and sometimes profitable.
  • July 25th, 2014

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