First Impressions

Japanese Garden (Wii U) – Hands-On First Impressions

Japanese Garden (Wii U) – Hands-On First Impressions

The next Nintendo home console, called Wii U, will feature full high definition graphics. One tech demo that I got some hands-on with really showed off that graphical power. What they are calling the Japanese Garden looked amazing. The television screen displayed a beautiful fly-through of the garden. All the while, you can look around the garden with the Wii […]

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Luigi’s Mansion 2 (3DS) – Hands-On First Impressions

Luigi’s Mansion 2 (3DS) – Hands-On First Impressions

Many have been speculating about a follow-up to the original Luigi’s Mansion for Nintendo GameCube. Even though, it was still a surprise to hear the Luigi’s Mansion 2 will hit the Nintendo 3DS. I got some hands-on time with the game after Nintendo’s E3 press event, just outside the Nokia Theater on June 7, 2011, and I must say that it […]

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Star Fox 64 3D – Hands-On First Impressions

Star Fox 64 3D – Hands-On First Impressions

In all honesty, I was a bit upset when Nintendo announced they would not start off Star Fox’s 3DS journey with a new game but a remake of Star Fox 64. However, after my hands-on with the game outside the Nokia Theater on June 7, 2011, just after the Nintendo E3 press event, my mind has changed. It is not just […]

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Super Mario 3DS – Hands-On First Impressions

Super Mario 3DS – Hands-On First Impressions

We all knew that Mario would eventually hit the Nintendo 3DS, but we did not know exactly how it would first happen. At last year’s E3, we were teased with a logo, which featured a tail. Well, the tail is back in the form of the Tanooki suit from Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES). In fact, even some of the […]

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Mario Kart 3DS – Hands-On First Impressions

Mario Kart 3DS – Hands-On First Impressions

It seems that the Mario Kart team took all the best features of past games and added a few more for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS version. I got some hands-on time with the game after Nintendo’s E3 press event, just outside the Nokia Theater on June 7, 2011. Mario Kart played very well through the three stages in the demo. […]

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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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Nintendo 3DS Impressions from PAX East 2011

Nintendo 3DS Impressions from PAX East 2011

PAX EAST 2011 Nintendo 3DS Impressions It was a rainy day in Boston, but that did not stop several thousand video game fans. They pored into the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center for the second annual PAX East. While everyone was in attendance for different reasons, one of the big items on most attendees’ minds was the Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo […]

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NBA JAM – Review

NBA JAM – Review

A WiiNintendo game review by hattrick. Game – NBA JAM Version – Wii Obtained – From EA Sports Introduction I do not even know how many hours I have spent on both the 1993 arcade and SNES versions of the original NBA JAM. You can imagine my excitement when I heard that EA was bringing the original JAM back. So, […]

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Lost in Shadow – Preview

Lost in Shadow – Preview

A WiiNintendo game preview by JHardin1112. Game – Lost In Shadow Version – Wii (Demo) Time Spent Playing – 2 hours Completion Status – Completed through the end of the 9th floor Obtained – Hudson Introduction “There is a Tower that rises above all in an alternate world.” I’ll admit at first glance I was skeptical of Hudson’s Lost In […]

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FlingSmash – Hands-On First Impressions

FlingSmash – Hands-On First Impressions

WiiNintendo hands-on game impressions by hattrick. Game – FlingSmash (Wii) During Wii Games Summer 2010 in Redondo Beach, CA, I was able to try several pre-release games for Wii. Among these games was FlingSmash. Nintendo first debuted this Motion Plus game at E3 2009; however, we were not able to get our hands on it until 2010. After spending about […]

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3DS FAQ – Everything We Know About The 3DS So Far (Updated)

3DS FAQ – Everything We Know About The 3DS So Far (Updated)

NeoGaf member, BDGame, compiled an amazing list of all things 3DS. Pikimal, also added the list, so this is a combo of both those lists plus WiiNintendo’s own hands-on video/impressions info from E3. WiiNintendo’s Exclusive  Hands on with the 3DS (first video to hit the internet): WiiNintendo Links: – Full Coverage of all 3DS News – Resident Evil: Revelations, 7 […]

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(E3 2010) Conduit 2 (Wii) – Hands-On First Impressions

E3 2010 Hands-On First Impressions with hattrick Game: Conduit 2 System: Wii I am not usually a fan of first-person shooters; however, The Conduit was a game with which I spent several hours. While the single-player campaign was good, I found myself spending most of the time online playing against others. As a follow-up to the ground-breaking Wii FPS, High Voltage is […]

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(E3 2010) Sonic Colors (Wii) – Hands-On First Impressions

E3 2010 Hands-On First Impressions with hattrick Game: Sonic Colors System: Wii In a world where the Sonic name has been scarred in many peoples’ eyes, Sonic Colors was not on my list of “need to play” games at E3. However, I will admit that I was floored by how good this game looks. Top that off with the fact that I […]

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(E3 2010) Epic Mickey (Wii) – Hands-On First Impressions

E3 2010 Hands-On First Impressions with hattrick Game: Epic Mickey System: Wii It has been quite a while since Mickey Mouse has starred in his own video game. On top of that, it has been even longer since he has starred in a good video game. Quite a bit of press has surrounded Disney’s Epic Mickey. After spending some time […]

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(E3 2010) Nintendo 3DS – Hands-On First Impressions

E3 2010 Hands-On First Impressions with hattrick System: Nintendo 3DS I got some hands-on with several Nintendo 3DS titles and demos.  The basic tech demo shown after Nintendo’s press conference was really cool, and it did a good job of showing the basic features of the new top screen and its 3D abilities.  The best of the screenshots they showed […]

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