It’s not easy to say goodbye to a friend, but this month we did just that with Rock Band. But we also said hello to a few new friends we discovered at PAX East. It doesn’t make the pain go away, just a bit easier. This week, Edie Sellers, Nick Dinicola, and Dave Gardner wrap [...]
Alright, this celebrity craze of naming babies after completely idiotic things has just gone too far. Apple? Bronx Mowgli? Roxy Crimefighter!? I mean, sure, if you want to show how you have more money than sense while simultaneously giving your children a big fat middle finger for the rest of their lives. And yes, those [...]
In: Articles by Edie Sellers11 Jun 2011
If you’ve ever tried to connect up with a buddy on the Wii, you know exactly why it’s not the console of choice of online-mulitplayer fans. Simply put, Nintendo’s Friend Code system is balls. And not the good kind. Whereas both Sony and Microsoft make finding and connecting with friends relatively easy with an account [...]
In: Articles by Edie Sellers10 Jun 2011
Whether you love or hate the newly unveiled Wii U and its multi-touch window into 360-degree gaming, no one can deny that it’s a game-changer. We mean that figuatively and literally. Figuratively, it’s changing how the industry is viewing gaming. Literally, it’s changing how games are being built. Want proof? Sony Computer Entertaiment Studios chief [...]
Even if you’re not all that into the Wii U — or Nintendo, for that matter — think about this: What if you could stream a movie from your living room to watch in your bedroom? That may be a possibility, according to Satoru Iwata. In an interview with Time’s Techland website, Nintendo’s chief executive [...]
The best thing about E3 is the interviews. Little things that don’t seem clear in the big, fat, glitzy press conferences inevitably get cleared up — somewhat — when you get face to face with theyguys who are making it. One of the many, many questions about the Wii U is how much it will [...]
In: Articles by Leah "WhiteGodiva" Haydu9 Jun 2011
I wasn’t really expecting much from Nintendo. Well, that’s not entirely accurate. Like everyone else, I was expecting that, as advertised, there would be a grand announcement involving their new console, and… well, and that Reggie would take a few moments to remind us how awesome Nintendo is and how all our moneys are belong [...]
And you thought you were psyched about Luigi’s Mansion 2 for the 3DS. During the Nintendo’s developer roundtable, Shigeru Miyamoto dropped another little mini-bomb for you children of the GameCube: While he decided to first revive Luigi’s Mansion for the 3DS, he’s also intending to make a new Pikmin game for the Wii U. As [...]
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