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PN Review: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Wii U Virtual Console)

April 16, 2014 | 2

It’s been so long since I last played Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga on the GBA that it feels like a brand new title on Wii U.  I’m glad in a way – it helps me shake off some of … Read More

GBA Virtual Console Titles Will Have Digital Manuals

April 2, 2014 |

WiiU Daily reports that the upcoming GBA Virtual Console titles, the first of which are due for release on the Wii U this week, will include digital copies of their original instruction manuals.

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PN Retro Review: Sonic Advance (GBA)

March 29, 2014 |

Seeing Sonic Advance arrive on the GBA in early 2002 was somewhat surreal.  Not only was the 16-bit rivalry between Nintendo and SEGA still fresh in players minds, but the last Dreamcast game hadn’t even hit the shelves yet!  Times … Read More

First GBA Title To Hit Wii U Virtual Console Is Advance Wars

March 25, 2014 | 2

Nintendo UK has confirmed via their Facebook page that the first Game Boy Advance title to hit the Wii U Virtual Console will be Advance Wars.  The immensely popular Game Boy Advance title will be released on April 3rd for … Read More

The Funniest Moments in Gaming: Current Gen Edition

September 20, 2008 |

I Never Finished The Simpsons Game, mostly because the game itself sucked. The Cut scenes were something that made it somewhat worth while, but why not just watch them on youtube. This is the first time I have seen … Read More

Nintendo Channel Updates

September 15, 2008 |

Videos

Wario Land: Shake It! Info Video Strong Bad Episode 2: StrongBadia The Free Potpourii Info Video Developer’s Voice – LostWinds Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Info Video Spider-Man: Web of Shadows Video 2 Kung Fu-Panda: Legendary Warriors Video Lock’s Quest … Read More

IGN Voice Chat Ep. 20 Summary

August 26, 2008 |

Bomberman WiiWare
- 8 player online multiplayer
- Mii support
- 4 players from same console online at once
- Matt & Bozon are psyched, sounds fun

Tiger Woods

- Awesome, fun game, but still has some flaws and old issues – Matt
- Still a step up from previous games

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This Week’s Game Savings

August 17, 2008 |

Best Buy

My Spanish Coach (DS) – $14.99 New International Track & Field (DS) – $19.99 Petz: Bunnyz (DS) – $14.99 Petz: Dolphinz (DS) – $14.99 Imagine: Babyz (DS) – $14.99 Imagine: Fashion Designer (DS) – $14.99 Cheetah Girls: Passport … Read More

The British Academy Video Games Awards Categories List

August 12, 2008 |

The British Academy well be held March 10th at London Hilton on Park Lane

ACTION & ADVENTURE
For games that are predominantly action, adventure or a combination of the two genres. This category includes RPGs.

ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT
For achievement in visual art and animation across all genres.

BEST GAME
For the year’s best game.

CASUAL
For games which are played casually, or on a more social basis. This would include puzzle games, music games, DVD games, social networking site-based games, card games and board games playable on a home computer or console.

GAMEPLAY
The ability of a game to captivate and engage a user’s attention and provide a truly compelling experience.

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This week’s game savings

August 4, 2008 |

Circuit City

Save $5 on all Wi Fit accessories Guitar Hero: Aerosmith (Wii) – $39.99 Game Party (Wii) – $14.99 Deca Sports (Wii) – $19.99 My Weight Loss Coach (DS) – $29.99 Barnyard Blast (DS) – $9.99 Prism: Light the … Read More

Why Nintendo should announce a new Zelda and DS at E3

June 29, 2008 | 3

E3 is just around the corner.  Everyone has already begun speculating about what Nintendo has up their sleeve.  We know just about nothing of what they have to announce.  Many believe a new Zelda announcement or even a new Nintendo handheld.  So after talking to Justin about these two speculations, I decided to look up the facts regarding Zelda and Nintendo handheld released dates. This possible could give us a clue of when Nintendo will announce a new Zelda game or even a new DS.

How long has it been since Twilight Princess was announced?  The DS was announced how long after the GBA was released?  How many years were there between the releases of Wind Waker and Twilight Princess?  Follow the jump to find out.

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IGN Voice Chat Episode 13 Summary

June 24, 2008 |

 

Rock Band
- Underwhelming – comes very late after other versions, the great features aren’t in the Wii version
- Can’t make own band members
- Drums not wireless – there was an error on the press release
- Sub-par stereo sound

Madden All-Play
- Visuals “updated” – looks like they’re tweaking with the system
- 5 on 5 mode – easier to play – ex: throw automatically
- Call Your Shot: Draw own shots – can do this online
- Overall, gameplay more fast, “arcadey” – Bozon says this isn’t a bad thing
- Core football isn’t gimped (not too much missing from other versions)
- Hardcore gamers will go for the 360 version, casual gamers will go for the Wii version

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Game Savings This Week

June 15, 2008 |

Best Buy

Cars: Mater-National (DS) – $14.99

Circuit City

$5 off on all Wii Fit accessories Target

Madagascar (GBA) – $9.99 Drill Dozer (GBA) – $9.99 Wiffle Ball (DS) – $9.99 Original Frisbee Disc Sports: Ultimate & Golf (DS) … Read More

WayForward Talks Shantae on DS, WiiWare, and GBA

May 30, 2008 |

Shantae DS: In 2006-2007 we hit pretty hard, with a massive undertaking to redo the cast of hero and enemy sprites, and about half of the sequel’s backgrounds were created by the legendary Henk Nieborg (who then shifted to Contra 4). … Read More

This Wiiks Savings

May 25, 2008 |

Circuit City

Free $10 gift card with purchase of Deca Sports Free $10 gift card with purchase of Death Jr: Root of Evil GT Pro Series (Wii) – $9.99 Blazing Angels: Squadrions of WWII (Wii) – $9.99 Chicken Shoot (Wii) … Read More

5 Wii Games that Need the Balance Board

May 23, 2008 |

I dabble in the sport of golf, and I can see a Mario Golf game with the Balance board helping my golf game. Forcing me to stand up straight and keep my body aligned when … Read More

IGN Voice Chat Summary

May 5, 2008 |

Protothea
- From Ubisoft (2005 remake), another shooter
- Launch title – 1000 points
- WiiWare could end up with a lot of shooters
- Needs to be faster, more enemies

Castle of Shikigami III

- Great according to Daemon
- Vertical shooter

Boom Blox

- Fun, also good for kids
- A bit overpriced
- Good party game
- Currently embargoed, review tomorrow

- Upcoming events at Sega, Ubisoft, Konami – news out of those events probable
– IGN will have 1 exclusive, Friday – Craig: “Pretty big,” unannounced – Wii & DS game, based off distinct property – video, screenshots

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Nintendo Power June Summary

April 29, 2008 |

We posted the review scores from the issue (just look a little below) here is the rest of it.

News:

Sonic Unleashed Wii (holidays) Time Hollow DS (August) MySims sequel Sam & Max Mario Super Sluggers Crash: Mind Over Mutant … Read More