Posts Tagged Nintendo

E3 2010 – New to Nintendo Wii, DS and 3DS

I’ll admit that I’ve always been somewhat of a Nintendo fanboy. I grew up playing Contra and Gun Smoke on the original NES, graduating to Street Fighter II on the SNES, Mario 64 on the N64, all the way up to Wii Sports Resort on the Wii. That’s why I just had to visit the Nintendo booth at E3 2010.…

Five DSiWare Titles I Want to See from the Nintendo DSi Shop

The concept of downloadable content and micro transactions is pretty well established in the home console realm. You’ve got the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and the Wii Virtual Console. The mobile world is getting involved too with the iPhone App Store, BlackBerry App World, and Android Market. Given all of this expansion, it’s great to see Nintendo enter the …

Futurelooks Holiday 2008 Guide to Third-Party Nintendo Wii Accessories

It was nearly impossible to find a Nintendo Wii in stock during its launch in 2006. Last year, the holiday shopping season brought about yet another shortage of Nintendo’s motion-sensing game machine. Even now, some 25 months after its initial release, the Wii is still in short supply. Clearly, the Nintendo Wii is doing very well for itself and this …

Nintendo Wii Fit – A Month in Review

Shigeru Miyamoto is the man! It seems that every time Shiggy picks up a new hobby, Nintendo somehow creates a new video game franchise. When Miyamoto got interested in gardening, we somehow got treated to Pikmin. I’m not really sure what he was doing when they dreamed up the Virtual Boy, but it seems that Miyamoto is back on track …

Deca Sports for the Nintendo Wii Review

Love it or hate it, the Nintendo Wii is home to a lot of mini-game compilations. The motion-sensing console was designed to attract the traditional non-gamer, so they had to develop titles that would simultaneously grab their attention and not intimidate them with complex controls. Generally, non-gamers want no part of something like Splinter Cell or Madden NFL 2008. They’re …

Gelaskins for the Nintendo DS Lite Reviewed

The Nintendo DS Lite is a portable gaming machine, so it’s understandable that it will go through a series of bumps and bruises as you play some Ninja Gaiden or Mario Kart on the go. Thankfully, there are a variety of ways to protect your shiny touchscreen handheld from the elements. You could opt for one of those hard plastic …

Mario Kart for the Nintendo Wii Review

I remember playing the first Super Mario Kart on the old Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The graphics were nowhere near as good as they are today, but the first Mario Kart really opened up a whole new world of racing games. As time went on, I progressed to extract a fair bit of enjoyment out of sequels like Mario Kart …

Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Nintendo Wii Reviewed

When I first heard about the Nintendo Wii years ago, way back when it was still called the Nintendo Revolution, I knew that they were going to have something special. This was even before I heard anything about motion-based controls or the prospect of online gaming. Shortly afterwards, I caught word that they were developing another sequel for the Super …