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The Other Side of the Flagpole – Cafeteria

The Other Side of the Flagpole – Cafeteria

In the Mushroom Kingdom, there are things on the menu far worse than Salisbury steak…

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Nintendo 3DS XL Club Nintendo Charging Cradle – Unboxing

Nintendo 3DS XL Club Nintendo Charging Cradle – Unboxing

I was fortunate enough to snag one of the white 3DS XL charging cradles from Club Nintendo before they were gone, and it just arrived. Here is a quick “unpackaging” of the cradle.

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REVIEW – Pokemon X and Y

REVIEW – Pokemon X and Y

What is the best Pokémon game? This question is incredibly polarizing, and it’s not too difficult to see why. While the core gameplay has always been the same, each generation has brought on new interface changes, minigames, stories, Pokémon and additional features like Secret Bases and the Entralink that give new entries their own unique appeal. These minor changes…

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AVerMedia Game Capture HD II – Setup and First Capture on Wii U

AVerMedia Game Capture HD II – Setup and First Capture on Wii U

I wanted to take some time and share with you how I have setup the AVerMedia Game Capture HD II on my Wii U and Sony Bravia TV. I also did a quick capture of the Wii U Menu at the end to show the quality.

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AVerMedia Game Capture HD II – Unboxing

AVerMedia Game Capture HD II – Unboxing

AVerMedia recently launched their Game Capture HD II. This device claims to capture full 1080p HD video from game systems, including Wii U, without the use of a PC. As you await the full review, I thought I would go ahead and show you what comes in the box.

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 11 – Victory Road, the Elite Four, and the Postgame

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 11 – Victory Road, the Elite Four, and the Postgame

In the final Adventure Log, Alex talks about his issues with Victory Road, his thoughts about the final battles and what happens after the credits roll.

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Wii Party U – Unboxing

Wii Party U – Unboxing

For those of you who cannot wait, here is a quick unboxing I did of Wii Party U, which will launch on October 25, 2013, for Wii U.

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 10 – Photo Gallery and the Eighth Gym

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 10 – Photo Gallery and the Eighth Gym

Despite being quite busy, Alex manages to throw together some brief impressions of the eighth gym and a photo gallery.

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 9 – The Successes and Downfalls of X/Y’s Story

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 9 – The Successes and Downfalls of X/Y’s Story

Today, Alex analyzes Pokemon Y’s story and discusses why he thinks it’s the best one in the series.

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 8 – In a Gym on a Sphere in Space in a House in a Hole on the Bottom of the Sea

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 8 – In a Gym on a Sphere in Space in a House in a Hole on the Bottom of the Sea

                Today, I was very pleased to see some new areas that utilize the stereoscopic 3D effect. I actually didn’t realize that I had my 3D slider on until I walked into the Pokéball Factory and immediately saw everything with a new layer of depth. This location was far better-suited to 3D than the […]

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 7 – The Small Things

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 7 – The Small Things

Alex appreciates the small touches Game Freak has added to X and Y, is confused by Goomy, and talks about how the games feel more formulaic as they progress.

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 6 – Poképop Quiz

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 6 – Poképop Quiz

Alex travels through the badlands, defeats another gym, sees some new Pokemon and gets to witness some of the overworld in 3D!

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 5 – Coumarine City and the Plant Badge

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 5 – Coumarine City and the Plant Badge

Alex sets fire to the Coumarine City Gym, gets lost in Azure Bay and complains about HMs, your rivals and camera angles.

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 4 – Sticks and Mega Stones

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 4 – Sticks and Mega Stones

Today, Alex tries out Mega Evolution, takes on the third gym and reacts to some sixth-generation Pokemon, including one particularly disturbing evolution.

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Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 3 – A Whole Lot of Rocks

Pokemon XY Adventure Log: Day 3 – A Whole Lot of Rocks

Alex takes on the second gym, resurrects some fossils and rides on the back of a Rhyhorn!

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