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Posted: 04/16/15, 16:59:43 by 
Nintendo has been getting pretty wacky, business model-wise, these days. Up is down, left is right, cats and dogs, living together... (more)
Posted: 04/11/15, 05:24:44 by 
Jeremy Parrish has an interesting blog post at USGamer.net covering a topic I've discussed a few times on this site in the past: Classic video game franchises and the default assumption that they should continue in perpetuity. He makes an argument similar to one I've made. Namely, a series doesn't have to keep going on and on forever. Those that have run their course should be fondly remembered, replayed and recommended to newcomers, sure, but don't need to be kept alive with new installments just for the sake of it... (more)
Posted: 04/09/15, 01:13:26 by 
With all the Remasters, Ports, And Remakes that we've seen and that are coming to the PS4 (Resident Evil, God of War 3, Final Fantasy X/X-2, Tomb Raider, etc.), XBOX One (Resident Evil, Halo Collection, Arkham games, etc.), and even Wii U (Wind Waker) and 3DS (Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask, Star Fox 64), it seems that they aren't slowing down any time soon. I believe that, Sony and Microsoft in particular, partly dropped backwards compatibility in order to be able to sell you Remasters, Ports, and Remakes and make their online services such as PS Now service more appealing... (more)
Posted: 03/04/15, 19:31:34 by 
I recently went on a rant about Smash Bros Wii U's single-player/Challenges section after getting infuriated with it last night, and it got me thinking about how I use my free time for gaming... (more)
Posted: 02/17/15, 01:56:04 by 
I'm thinking maybe Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr., Popeye, Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, Super Street Fighter II Turbo, Mortal Kombat,Mortal Kombat II, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time, and some DDR game. Maybe I'll add some later... (more)
Posted: 02/03/15, 07:45:12 by 
By now we all know that Club Nintendo will end very soon and that a new rewards program will take its place. What we don't know is, what's it going to be like? Let's discuss. Feel free to use my format if you'd like... (more)
Posted: 01/29/15, 15:21:54 by 
I wanted to make this a roundtable but since I don't have that ability can a mod edit it in to one?.. (more)
Posted: 01/11/15, 06:07:31 by 
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Posted: 01/01/15, 23:15:40 by 
Since the other thread seems like it's mostly about procurement. I'm curious as to how all of my NW chums have been affected by the Amiibo craze. I think it's kind of insane that releasing a steady string of amazing games only marginally helped Nintendo's position, but releasing a bunch of practical figures of questionable utility has made such a splash. (I say "questionable utility", but I personally enjoy the Amiibo integration into Smash Bros. I think it's innovative and cool.) That said, I can't deny feeling the hunger myself... (more)
Posted: 12/23/14, 11:43:51 by 
I was listening to our friend Guillaume's podcast this week and they were discussing how Nintendo can boost sales of New 3DS and set it apart from regular 3DS and 3DSXL. I was surprised to hear that all four panelists agreed that they need to make more exclusive games than just Xenoblade and that they seemed to agree that they should be paving their way to a future where more and more games were exclusive to New 3DS... (more)
Posted: 11/15/14, 21:20:58 by 
I would love to see: (more)
Posted: 11/09/14, 17:12:59 by 
I somehow found myself at a Dave & Buster's yesterday, rubbing elbows with... the heads/shoulders of others. (Seriously, I almost stepped on three kids.) Anyway, the place was pretty dismal, overall. Mostly ticket redemption "games", gigantic arcade-sized ports of moblie games, and licensed Raw Thrills racers/light-gun shooters. But there were a couple of cool cabinets: (more)
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