Articles written by: Steve

Nintendo World Ad in NYC

Nintendo World Ad in NYC

(click to enlarge) As I was walking around with some friends yesterday in NYC (waiting for the Yankees/Angels game to start), I saw these advertisements on the bus stops.  It’s not much, but I thought it was cool.  Of course, I had to take a picture and share it with those of you who might not make it to NYC […]

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History of the “Game & Watch”

History of the “Game & Watch”

Here’s a really cool history (fairly brief) about Nintendo’s “Game & Watch.”  It is really interesting how the G&W laid the foundation of how the company thinks today. Click here to read the article on The Official Nintendo magazine (UK)’s website.

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 7/28/08 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Updates 7/28/08 (NA)

If variety is the spice of life, we’ve got an extra-spicy lineup for you this week on the Wiiâ„¢ Shop Channel. From bouncing balls to out-of-control cars to hardcore fisticuffs, the latest game additions offer an incredibly diverse mix of Wiiâ„¢ thrills. So if you’ve been saving up your Wii Pointsâ„¢ for something new and different, here’s your opportunity to […]

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How the Wii Motion Plus Works

How the Wii Motion Plus Works

Check out this video by InvenSense that explains how the Wii Motion Plus controller uses both the accelerometer and gyroscopes to achieve full 1:1 motion control. Click here for the video.

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Get ‘em While You Can!…apparently.

Get ‘em While You Can!…apparently.

So, after all these lawsuits, it seems there are rumors that Nintendo will pull the Classic Controller off the shelves. Whether this is true or not is yet to be determined. However, because of this scare, it seems the CC has been selling like crazy on Amazon. For more info on this story, click here for WiiFanboy’s article.

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Wii + Wii Fit for $500?!?

Well, obviously these TV news reporters don’t know what they’re talking about.

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More info on “Digital Camera Print Channel”

It seems more has popped up about this “Digital Camera Print Channel” over in Japan. Here’s what the folks over at GoNintendo has to say: Yesterday, we talked about the new Wii Shop feature that unlocks bonus content in games by entering a code. Today, The Suerlink triumvirate sent in pics of the Wii messageboard message concerning the update. One of […]

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5 Rare & Expensive DS Games

5 Rare & Expensive DS Games

I know there are games out there that sell on eBay really well, but what I do not get is the fact that you can still buy some of these games in the stores for MSRP (or cheaper).  I remember buying my copy of Monopoly-Boggle-Yahtzee-Battleship on sale (for like $19).  I bought Club House Games right when it came out, […]

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MTV Multiplayer’s Chat With Reggie about a Storage Solution

MTV Multiplayer’s Chat With Reggie about a Storage Solution

Multiplayer: Are you hearing this complaint mostly from — and let’s use a nicer comment than “geeks and otaku” — more from hardcore gamers than from your expanded blue ocean audience? Fils-Aime: From an Americas-centric perspective, here is the reality we see. We have a consumer base who loves virtual console. We have a userbase who really is enjoying WiiWare […]

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Iwata’s Apology for E3 ’08

Iwata’s Apology for E3 ’08

In a recent interview, Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, apologizes for the “lackluster” presentation at E3 ’08.  He shares, as both Miyamoto and Reggie have, that E3 was not the best time to talk about upcoming “big titles.” “If there is any perception that Nintendo is ignoring the core gamers, it’s a misunderstanding and we really want to get rid […]

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 7/21/08 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Updates 7/21/08 (NA)

WII-KLY UPDATE: ONE WIIWARE GAME AND TWO VIRTUAL CONSOLE GAMES ADDED TO WII SHOP CHANNEL July 21, 2008 Which do you prefer: sailing the ocean or soaring through the sky? With the latest additions to the Wiiâ„¢ Shop Channel, players can choose between seafaring action and high-flying thrills. Unleash your inner pirate with a new WiiWareâ„¢ adventure, or check out […]

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Miyamoto’s Approach to E3

Miyamoto’s Approach to E3

Here’s part of what the man himself told NBC:  I think that there’s probably one other element to it, and that’s that our view of how we use E3 has changed. For a very long time, E3 was an event where — and certainly Nintendo included — catered specifically to the core gamer. Now we look at more … an […]

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 6/14/08

Wii Shop Channel Updates 6/14/08

WII-KLY UPDATE: ONE WIIWARE GAME AND TWO VIRTUAL CONSOLE GAMES ADDED TO WII SHOP CHANNEL   July 14, 2008 Enjoying a nice hot dog, tending to your flowers-not exactly the hallmarks of an adventurous lifestyle, right? Think again. This week’s additions to the Wiiâ„¢ Shop Channel feature action and excitement in unlikely settings, from super-charged eating contests to a greenhouse […]

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Everybody Votes Channel – My First Miss

Everybody Votes Channel – My First Miss

I know a lot of you do not like the Everybody Votes Channel.  I agree that sometimes, the questions can be quite odd, but I think it’s still fun to find out what everybody answers.  My fiance really enjoys it too — maybe even more than me.  Anyway, I thought I’d share with everyone this sad fact.  As of tomorrow, […]

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New Mario Kart Wii Tournament 7/1/08

New Mario Kart Wii Tournament 7/1/08

The Japanese Mario Kart Wii website has updated with info about the next Tournament over WiFi. This new challenge has you collecting a certain number of Coins in Coconut Mall in your fastest possible time. Click here to go to the JP site and see for yourself!       Starts: July 1st Ends: July 10th [via WiiFolder]

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