All Posts by: Micah

3DS Video Service, actually going live! (In Europe)

By Micah, July 11, 2011 0 3DS, News

Forgive me for my cynicism, but I simply don’t trust Nintendo to properly deliver when it talks about online.  I love the company, I love the games, but they just haven’t really figured it out yet.  There are inklings towards… Read More »

By Micah, July 7, 2011 0 3DS, DS, News, Wii

A pretty light week on the consoles: Wii Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 – July 12th UFC Personal Trailer – July 12th   DS Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 – July 12th Ben 10… Read More »

By Micah, July 6, 2011 0 3DS, News

In my look at the second phase of the 3DS launch, I praised the free version of Excitebike we got as the first title released in the ‘3D Classics’ lineup, where Nintendo takes games from the back catalog and remixes… Read More »

By Micah, July 5, 2011 0 3DS, News

There was a mini explosion of fury over the revelation last week of the single save file in Capcom’s newest 3DS title Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D.  Aside from a bit of an unwieldy title, they made the decision to… Read More »

What we know about Super Mario on the Wii U

By Micah, July 5, 2011 0 Mario, News, Wii U

Well, we know it’s being made.  After that we don’t know much.  But, there are a few things that have come out in an interview with Yoshiaki Koizuma that might give us half a clue.  Or perhaps a third of… Read More »

Club Nintendo 2011 Rewards – Really guys?

By Micah, July 4, 2011 0 Club Nintendo, News

Two years ago, platinum members of Club Nintendo, meaning you managed to amass 600 or more coins in a July-June time frame registering games and systems and taking surveys, you were sent a pretty nice Mario hat.  Last year, a… Read More »

The second 3DS launch, firmware time! – New content?

By Micah, July 4, 2011 0 3DS, Play Logs

I’ve lured you here under false pretences I’m afraid, there isn’t any new content. Well there is, and it’s a Pokedex. So if pokemon and the collecting there of is your thing, you’ll be happy. If not… enjoy your 3D… Read More »

11 Ocarina of Time details, lost to… time?

By Micah, June 30, 2011 0 3DS, News

1. Zelda games are about the relationship between Zelda, Link and Ganon This may seem to be obvious, but think about it.  Zelda games have this epic feel to them, but that’s not what the games are about.  Miyamoto explains… Read More »

The second 3DS launch, firmware time! – Virtual Console

By Micah, June 29, 2011 0 3DS, Play Logs

I left you thinking about 3D Classics, and I hope you’ve taken a minute to think about it. I’m not sure how 3D could enhance a game like the original Mario Brothers, a game that is as 2D as 2D… Read More »

The second 3DS launch, firmware time!

By Micah, June 28, 2011 0 3DS, Play Logs

The 3DS is a bit of an odd beast, as the real launch isn’t taking place like we, as gamers, are used to. Especially from Nintendo, we expect a large advertising campaign, followed by hardware that a rabid monkey couldn’t… Read More »