Articles written by: Steve

Nintendo’s Next Handheld is Coming…Eventually

Nintendo’s Next Handheld is Coming…Eventually

(The above picture is totally a fake, by the way.  It was a design posted on the NeoGaf forums last year.  I think it looks pretty cool, but it is in no way directly from Nintendo.) This may seem obvious to you (as it does me), but Nintendo is already at work on their next handheld console.  While there have […]

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Mario Super Sluggers – Online Baseball Cards

MARIO SUPER SLUGGERS HITS ONE OUT OF THE PARK New Wii Game Features 40+ Characters, Raucous Baseball Action REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 25, 2008 – Today Nintendo is calling on its star player to step into the batter’s box and hit one out of the park with the launch of Mario Super Sluggers. The new baseball game for the Wii console lets […]

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Smash Bros. Brawl – Official Target and Home Run Records

Smash Bros. Brawl – Official Target and Home Run Records

You may have already noticed this, but the Super Smash Bros. Dojo posted “Target Smash” and “Home Run Contest” World Records on August 22, 2008.  There are too many to copy over here.  So, feel free to check them out by clicking here.  Did you make the list?

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Online Gaming, Nintendo, and the Friend Code Issue

Online Gaming, Nintendo, and the Friend Code Issue

On this slow news day, I decided to write a little article of my own.  I hope you enjoy! Online gaming…  What a concept.  I remember when I first played a 2-player game.  I also remember when I played my first co-op game.  Then, there was the time when they started 4-5 player games.  However, I believe one of the […]

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/18/08 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/18/08 (NA)

WII-KLY UPDATE: ONE WIIWARE GAME AND TWO VIRTUAL CONSOLE GAMES ADDED TO WII SHOP CHANNEL Aug. 18, 2008 – Fans of ’80s platforming action have something to shout about this week-namely, the Virtual Console? debut of a true cIassic: Mega Man. Whether you’re experiencing this vintage robot adventure for the first time or reliving the fun of your NES® heyday, you’ll […]

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Mega Man Energy Drink (Japan only for now)

Mega Man Energy Drink (Japan only for now)

Capcom is properly merchandising Mega Man 9 with two soundtracks, and… energy drinks? Having video game themed beverages isn’t a first for Capcom. They did it for Sengoku Basara 2 and they are doing it again for Mega Man. This month in Japan you can buy a Rockman E-Tank Sports Drink for 137 yen ($1.25). The can even looks like an energy drink so […]

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Ten Reasons to Stay Loyal to Nintendo

Ten Reasons to Stay Loyal to Nintendo

#1. Nintendo still has Miyamoto, and his work slate is now clear. #2. First-party WiiWare is happening, and that has massive potential. #3. Wario Land: Shake It! #4. Nintendo happily employs a 55-year old man who behaves like this. #5. Third-party developers are seriously getting their [crap] together. #6. It’s easy to forget how many good games are already out for the Wii. #7. […]

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Interview with Nintendo Power’s Editor, Chris Slate

Interview with Nintendo Power’s Editor, Chris Slate

Crispy Gamer has posted an article with editor-in-chief of Nintendo Power magazine, Chris Slate.  Here’s what he had to say about the NSider Forums: CG: How do you feel about the decision to shut down the vibrant NSider forums? Are there any plans to revamp Nintendo Power’s online presence?  Slate: I wasn’t involved with that decision so I don’t have much of an […]

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/11/08 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/11/08 (NA)

WII-KLY UPDATE: ONE WIIWARE GAME AND TWO VIRTUAL CONSOLE GAMES ADDED TO WII SHOP CHANNEL Aug. 11, 2008 If your idea of a superhero is someone with an invincible ego who can type e-mails while wearing boxing gloves, then the Wiiâ„¢ Shop Channel has great news for you. The legendary Strong Bad (from the popularHomestar Runner Web series) makes his eagerly […]

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New Mario Kart Wii Tournament Coming on 8/15/08

New Mario Kart Wii Tournament Coming on 8/15/08

  This time, it looks like you’ll be racing through some rings on Koopa Cape. UPDATE (8/15/08):  Click here for some video footage. [via WiiFolder]

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21 Upcoming Wii Games to Drool Over

21 Upcoming Wii Games to Drool Over

Click here to view the list from GamePro.

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Video Game Review Tips

Do you already do video game reviews?  Is it something you’d like to get into?  Do you enjoy laughing at people who do horrible reviews?  If you answered yes to ANY or ALL of these questions, you’ll defintely want to check out GamesRadar’s “How Not to Make a Video Game Review.” Their Tips: 1) Be enthusiastic (but remember to do […]

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Blast Works Gets a Price Cut

Blast Works Gets a Price Cut

MAJESCO ENTERTAINMENT’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SHOOTER ‘BLAST WORKS: BUILD, TRADE, DESTROY’ RECEIVES NEW LOW PRICEEDISON, N.J., August 4, 2008 – Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced that Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy is now available at retailers for the unbeatable price of $19.99. Developed exclusively for Wiiâ„¢ by Budcat Creations, […]

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/4/08 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/4/08 (NA)

Unfortunately, it seems Capcom, Hudson, and SNK were mistaken in saying that Mega Man, YS Book I & II, and Samurai Showdown II would be on the VC starting August 4.  Well, according to Nintendo, that is not the case.  Here’s the official press release regarding today’s Wii Shop Channel Updates. Click MORE to see the full list and some video footage.

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Miyamoto Out of Original Ideas for Wii

Miyamoto Out of Original Ideas for Wii

  Check out Destuctoid’s coverage of what Iwata said in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal: “Wii Music completes what Miyamoto wrote in his proposal when he came up with the idea for the Wii,” Iwata told the Wall Street Journal. “He was saying that he needs to think up more ideas now.” “Most of the ideas for accessories that we […]

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