Articles written by: Jacob

The Wii in zero gravity?

The Wii in zero gravity?

Nintendo worked with NoveSpace to try out some Wii action in Zero-G. It´s a medical experiment to prove, how it feels to do things on a balance board without gravity. (German)

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Sooooo many Rainbow Roads

Sooooo many Rainbow Roads

Rainbow Road has been one of the most iconic and loved (and fun) tracks of the Mario Kart series. But do you ever get to take a gander at all of them in one place? Well the guys over at modojo have got you covered. Head over to the link and check out their article on the many variations, as […]

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Impressions – XStylus Crayon

Impressions – XStylus Crayon

The XStylus crayon. I received this guy in the mail about a week ago and well, we got off to a bad start. I didn’t know if we were compatible with each other, but I’m glad to say we have spent a lot of time talking and have worked things out. First off, I would like to let you all know that […]

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What Happened to the Vitality Sensor?

What Happened to the Vitality Sensor?

June 2nd 2009 was an exciting day for all of us Nintendo fans. Why you ask? Quite simply because Nintendo had announced the Wii Vitality Sensor at E3, another peripheral that would play nice with your Wii console. You simply insert your finger into the device and it would then read your pulse and send that information back to the […]

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Handhelds: From the Gameboy to the DSiXL

Handhelds: From the Gameboy to the DSiXL

It seems like ages, but it was only around twenty years ago that the original Gameboy was released. At an MSRP of $89.99 with Tetris, we have come a very long way. My first Nintendo handheld was the Gameboy Color. I remember going to a local store and picking out that teal beast of a machine and LOVING it to […]

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People’s Court: Wii Modchip Debacle

People’s Court: Wii Modchip Debacle

For those of you who are unaware of what “People’s Court” is, it’s a reality show about the small claims court in the United States. In this video, two guys go to court regarding a Wii that is being withheld until payment for installing a modchip into the system is received. What makes this a treat to watch is all […]

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Pokemon Black and White Hits 2 Million in Sales

Pokemon Black and White Hits 2 Million in Sales

According to Nintendo of America, Pokemon lovers throughout the U.S.A. have purchased over two million copies of the Black and White versions in only two weeks. I’m curious as to whether or not this momentum will continue on and hit ten million in sales within the next few months. Thanks, Pokémon fans! You helped the Pokémon Black and Pokémon White […]

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Enormous AR Cards!

What’s this you say? You can’t fit 8 of those things in your house?! Well relax, these are all homemade and absolutely stunning.

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New Ergonomic Stylus

The folks over at GREENBULB have been working on an improved stylus for both the DS Lite the upcoming 3DS. It looks and works just like the one that comes with the system BUT, there is a catch. A simple flip of the stylus extends the length and expands the width at the same time, creating a feel akin to holding a […]

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You Choose The Review#1: Decision

You Choose The Review#1: Decision

It’s finally June, guess what the means? “You Choose The Review” will kick off this month! The game will be *cue drum roll* “Cabela’s Outdoor Adventures 2010″ I had to search around three stores before I found it, but good ‘ol walmart was there for you guys Look forward to the preview at some point in the coming week, in […]

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Last Week For “YCTR!”

Last Week For “YCTR!”

June is arriving and that means the “You Choose The Review” series will be kicking off with it’s first installment. If you haven’t made a submission yet, this is your reminder to get that done. If you’ve missed the article all together you can find it at the link below. http://www.wiinintendo.net/2010/05/01/you-choose-the-review-2/

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You Choose the Review!

You Choose the Review!

Starting in June, I hope to start pumping out quite a few reviews. Why am I telling you this? I want your help in choosing which games to review! Many of us do not have the cash to go out and purchase video games hoping that they won’t end up being a waste of our time and cash. To try […]

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Ubisoft Going Green

Ubisoft Going Green

In an effort to improve the publishers impact on the Earth, Ubisoft has made the decision to no longer pack paper manuals in with their games. They have instead opted to move to digital manuals which will be accessible through the game’s menu. By making this move, Ubisoft will be saving approximately 180 tons of paper each year. Not only […]

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Pushing Punch Out Wii

Pushing Punch Out Wii

Take a gander at this fancy Punch Out email Nintendo sent through the interwebs.

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Will you Wii my Valentine?

Will you Wii my Valentine?

For everyone you have more than 512mb of love for. View more here

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