I had grand plans to do a review of the Nintendo DSi right after I bought it on release day back in April – I was going to take a quick look at the new cameras, SD slot, MP3 player, and the DSiWare store. But at the time I was in the middle of playing one of the better gamesRead more
As noted in this week’s GearGames Weekly, the DS game release ‘Spore Hero Arena’ arrives Tuesday. In anticipation of that, EA has released a developer video with one of the producers of the game, Jason Haber.
Take a peek into the development of Spore Hero Arena for the Nintendo DS with lead producer Jason Haber. In this video Jason
Billed as the first high-precision positioning system for the Nintendo DS the Ranger GPS is now available from our overseas friends at DealExtreme. The maps are downloaded from Google Maps though it’s unclear from the site whether you’ll need to learn Mandarin or Cantonese if you want to receive optional voice prompts. Just think of how much fun the kidsRead more
After all of the dust settled from the Apple Event the other day, there was one segment that left me with a particularly bad taste in my mouth – the part where Phil Schiller put down the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP and supported his claims of gaming greatness with the slide above. That segment left me with three wordsRead more
There is a fine line somewhere between homage and outright copying, and also a line between recreating the best elements of a classic in a modern setting and bringing something that was shackled by its’ time into the future warts and all. Black Sigil is a game that captures much of the magic from the 16-bit era of jRPG’s suchRead more
Back in June at the E3 gaming convention, Nintendo indicated that they would be adding the ability for users to integrate their DSi handhelds with Facebook. They indicated that this would include and pretty much be limited to uploading pictures from the dual cameras on the device. Since then there was no firm date given for the integration, but sinceRead more
Geek.com has just published a very interesting interview with Aaron Ardiri, the founder of Mobile 1 Up.
Back in April Mobile 1 Up was ordered by Nintendo to remove its Game and Watch style games from the iTunes App Store.
Aaron took the apps down, but then using new artwork and some new code, relaunched them one-by-one. Now Mobile 1UP
Hearing about corporate losses is nothing new these days, so it is sometimes what ELSE is contained in those announcements that is of interest. In this generation of consoles, Nintendo has led the way with their always-profitable Wii and DS systems, while Microsoft and especially Sony have struggled to cut costs and boost sales to make profits, a struggle madeRead more
My wife thinks I am insane when I buy something more than once – she considers it extraneous. Generally she is right, and I seldom do it – but there are also times I go overboard. For example, there are several games I own for both Mac & PC so I can play whatever platform is available. Also, I recentlyRead more
Beware – while the link below doesn’t fall into the NSFW (not safe for work) category, you might want to avoid clicking on it. Because this is what happens when you take your love of a video game console to the extreme!
From the site:
If you love your Nintendo Controller as much as Metal games from Arnheim does, you
One of the best technology purchases I made was the Nintendo Wii, which was a family present two Chanukahs ago. It is a fantastic gaming platform, especially for younger children, and the motion sensitive controls are nothing short of amazing.
The only problem I found, though, was that the Wii remote can get in the way of the illusion of
I remember reading a New York Times article that was calling the recently released entry in the Grand Theft Auto franchise of video games ‘one of the most important’ video games released in recent years. The article talks about how by bringing a fully fleshed out entry of the M-rated series to a platform generally associated with under-18 children, itRead more
If you were part of the ‘Nintendo Revolution’ that followed the great video game crash of the early 1980′s, you likely have very fond memories of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Super NES. These consoles remain beloved by many, with loads of the classic games from the era already playable on the Wii Virtual Console.
And while many of
Ok, so I finally convinced my wife into buying a Wii, and being the loving woman she is it was my Christmas gift. Since then on any given day you can drive past our house and see two grown adults swinging their arms around like Orangutans in a zoo…..hehe and if I am quick enough I can open the shades
photo courtesy of Amazon
This week Nintendo launched its new ‘Menu System 2.0′ update for the Wii gaming console. The big news here is the support for high capacity SDHC cards up to 32GB. Previously the system would only support standard SD cards. But the biggest news is how you can use that storage – while previously you could dump
Just in time for Valentines Day gift giving are these black Game Boy Advance Cufflinks. These limited edition cufflinks feature a removable cartridge that is a replica of the Japanese version of Super Mario Bros. Shipped in a corrugated gift pack (aka box) for only $36. Sure to make your significant other the talk of the next family gathering.
Well, here we are. The last week before the holidays. Channukah starts Sunday and Christmas will follow just a few short days later. And to be honest, I have no idea what day is supposed to be Festivus. Many of us are ready. The presents are hidden and waiting to be wrapped, purchases have been finalized, and it will beRead more