Editorials

September 24, 2012

All of the Wii U Critics Are Right (and I Don't Care) WiiU

by Andy Goergen - 6:21 pm PDT
Total comments: 35

Dear enthusiast media: games trump features.

I consider myself to be a rational person. When I start to get the feeling that I’m surrounded by fanboys, I lash out. I have spent more hours than I’d care to admit arguing in comment threads, bulletin boards, and even at the dinner table. Whenever someone comes at me with a hard and fast opinion,... Read more...

September 19, 2012

Why Are North American Kid Icarus: Uprising Cards So Hard to Collect? 3DS

by Justin Berube - 9:00 am PDT
Total comments: 22

Nintendo of America isn't making it easy, and doesn't seem to care.

Kid Icarus: Uprising came out in March. Even before the title hit store shelves, the official game trailers teased an AR card collecting element included in the game. Nintendo continued to whet the appetite of players hungry for AR cards by including sample cards with every copy of the game.

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September 17, 2012

Pikmin 3, The Wonderful 101, and Wii Fit U Out in North America First? WiiU

by Neal Ronaghan - 2:01 pm PDT
Total comments: 5

We try to make sense out of Nintendo's launch windows.

Astute North American Nintendo fans might have noticed something different about Nintendo of America's Wii U release list when compared to Europe and Japan's. According to the North American release list, Pikmin 3, The Wonderful 101 (formerly Project P-100), and Wii Fit U are all slated to come out before the end of March 2013.

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Why Nintendo TVii Could Be Really Cool WiiU

by Neal Ronaghan - 12:07 pm PDT
Total comments: 20

At a minimum, you're getting your cable, Netflix, and Hulu all in one place. Awesome, right?

Nintendo TVii was unveiled last week for the Wii U and most responses seem to range from "Oh, neat" to "Well, that's dumb." After thinking about it and talking with some of the folks at Nintendo behind the service, I'm somewhat of a believer in the potential of Nintendo TVii, even if I have some mild pessimism about its wide reach.

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September 12, 2012

Wii U Should Come Sooner Rather Than Later WiiU

by Patrick Barnett - 8:06 pm PDT
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Nintendo can't wait until November 18, they just can't.

The Wii U press conference is tomorrow morning, and the one big question that everybody is asking is still out there. “When is this thing going to come out?” It is highly speculated that a November 18 release date is the likely candidate for the console’s market debut. However, this may be too late for the system to succeed in what should be its busiest week on the market.

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September 11, 2012

Casual Encounter WiiWiiU

by Scott Thompson - 8:32 am PDT
Total comments: 30

Is Nintendo leaving behind the audience that Wii Sports created?

In just a couple of days, all of our questions about the Wii U will be answered. Price, launch date, different bundles, launch games; these are the details Nintendo will finally be sharing after staying silent at E3 this year. However, there’s one question that’s been on my mind over the past... Read more...

September 5, 2012

The High Barriers to Entry in Competitive Pokémon DS

by Justin Berube - 5:33 pm PDT
Total comments: 37

The complexities of Pokémon never cease to amaze.

There are millions of Pokémon players in the world, but only a small percentage of those people truly take that hobby to the competitive level. I’ve tried several times over the years to create a Pokémon team that can stand up to the best of them. Unfortunately, I’ve found there are several... Read more...

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