Tag Archives: Nintendo Wii

The Legend of Zelda Series continues to defy expectations

Each game in the series follows a very simple formula: When a threat appears, a hero clad in green appears to counter it. That’s it. That’s all you need to know about The Legend of Zelda series. Actually, one other … Continue reading

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Nintendo confirms Wii U production in Japan is ending “Soon”

…I’m probably the only person who was legit surprised by the news Gamespot confirmed over the weekend. Kotaku reported two weeks back Nintendo was ending production of the Wii U. Originally released in November 2012, the Wii U failed bombed … Continue reading

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Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto explains why the Wii U failed; Regular New Nintendo 3DS may come to the U.S. after all

…Read the article here. A new window will open. As one poster on GameFAQS said, when the man who made Nintendo what it is today comes out and says what he said, you bet it’s news. As I said on … Continue reading

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Friendly Reminder: There is no “Console War”

There hasn’t been one since the N64/PS1/Dreamcast days and that’s pushing it. No one did it like Nintendo and Sega did during the early 1990s with the NES, SNES and the Genesis. Both companies were pretty overt about how much … Continue reading

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My Gaming Plans for the Summer

Heh…without a doubt, this summer is catch up time for games I bought and/or started over the last 10 months but never started or finished due to my work-related obligations. This may be hard for some folks to believe but … Continue reading

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Nintendo Shutting Down Online Support for the Wii and DS

  It was announced at first only in Japan Thursday morning but a Nintendo spokesperson confirmed it’s going to be worldwide. May 19 will be the last day you will be able to play any of the following games online: … Continue reading

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Tales of Symphonia: 10 Years Later

Ten years ago, the U.S. was introduced to Tales of Symphonia for the Nintendo Gamecube. Arguably, this was the game that made the ‘Cube a must-have console during the first half of the last decade. It stands today as the … Continue reading

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Microsoft: “The Age of Single-Purpose Consoles is Over.”

And I agree. Xbox Director of Product Planning Albert Penello said so during a panel at CES 2014 in Los Vegas yesterday. I was reading an excerpt of what he was talking about on Gamespot and checked out the source … Continue reading

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Rune Factory Developer Declares Bankruptcy

Gamespot announced it his morning. A real shame. You guys might remember the review I did for Rune Factory 4 at the beginning of the month. At the time this was announced Rune Factory 5 was in development. Weather or … Continue reading

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Wii, DS being phased out in retailers worldwide

  Earlier this week week it was reported in the United Kingdom they would no longer be receiving new Wii shipments. Last week, Nintendo of Japan announced it has ceased production of new Wii consoles. While an announcement of the … Continue reading

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