Articles written by: Steve

Complete History of Nintendo

Complete History of Nintendo

119 years have culminated in that little white box that sits beneath your TV. No bigger than a DVD case, the Wii is essentially the same machine – albeit slightly prettier and technically more robust – that Nintendo would release back in 1985.  Don’t believe us? Well we’re about to take you on a whistle-stop tour through the ins and […]

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Cheerleader Deathmatch on the Wii

Cheerleader Deathmatch on the Wii

GamesRadar has painfully reviewed and compared two cheerleading games for the Wii — “All Star Cheer Squad” and “We Cheer.”  However, you might be amazed with their conclusions. So, as you can see, these two games are both about cheerleading. You can tell because they both have the word “Cheer” in the title. Now I am going to compare them […]

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Wii Shop Channel Update 9/1/01 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Update 9/1/01 (NA)

It looks like the HIGHLY ANTICIPATED Super Mario RPG has finally made it to the North American VC! Wii-KLY UPDATE: ONE WiiWARE GAME AND TWO VIRTUAL CONSOLE GAMES ADDED TO Wii SHOP CHANNEL September 1, 2008 Strike up the band and let the confetti fly! This week, the Wiiâ„¢ Shop Channel celebrates the momentous release of its 250th game title […]

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Wii and DS Compatibility

Wii and DS Compatibility

The Wii and DS communicating…  It seems so perfect.  Yet, only a few games have taken advantage of this ability.  Quite often, I find myself looking for games that do.  So, I was just watching a video about a game called MaBoShi which uses Wii-DS compatibility via DS Download.  Check it out. Then I thought back to the time when […]

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Nintendo DS at a Seattle Mariners Game

So, I kept hearing about this service, but I never saw anyone write or post about it.  And after Nintendo brought it up again at their E3 press conference, I had to look into it.  Maybe this is old for some of you, but here is a video of the Seattle Mariners Nintendo Fan Connection, downloadable software for your DS. […]

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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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