For all you Club Nintendo members, the rewards for July were just announced. Time to spend those coins you’ve been hoarding! While a couple games might be repeats, they’re worth your time if you missed them the first go-around. Hit the jump for a rundown of what games you can nab.
A few weeks a go, we talked about DLC and some of the negative effects it has had on the video game industry. This time around, we’ll be talking about the concept of “tacked-on” multiplayer in gaming because, to be honest, there are times when multiplayer just doesn’t belong in a video game. It’s not… Read more »
Back in 2009, Wall Wireless LLC – a Texas-based company – attempted to sue Nintendo over its patent of a certain wireless technology used in their Nintendo DS portable console. Fast forward to the present day, five years later, and a winner has been declared: Nintendo. The United States Patent and Trademark Office and the… Read more »
Remember back in February when we reported on the shutdown of Nintendo’s Wi-Fi connection for Wii and DS? Well, that day is upon us. As of tomorrow, May 20, Wi-Fi services for a huge selection of Wii and DS games will cease to exist. Wii U and 3DS will remain unaffected, of course, save for… Read more »
No matter how many things there are to love about video games, there will always be certain traits that just plain piss us off as consumers or as fans of a certain franchise. In order to address those issues, I’ve decided to start a new series of articles that analyze some of the things we… Read more »
Update: Nintendo has released a statement to Polygon confirming that users will still be able to Wii, DS and DSi games in offline mode. “Other online functionality on Wii and Nintendo DS, such as access to the Wii Shop Channel, the Nintendo DSi Shop and video-on-demand services, are also not affected at this time,” according… Read more »
One of the stranger announcements out of today’s Nintendo investors’ meeting was that a Nintendo DS Virtual Console service is being planned for Wii U. This will enable Wii U owners to play DS software using the Wii U GamePad. The official mock-up image (click through to the full article to see) displays a screenshot… Read more »
Nintendo has announced via its Facebook page that the eShop will be down worldwide for maintenance, which will last a total of 12 hours from 4 p.m. – 4 a.m. Eastern Time. The repairs come in response to the overloaded Nintendo Network. Hit the jump to view Nintendo’s entire statement.
Sonic brand manager Aaron Webber believes that the players for Sonic related titles is on Nintendo platforms, and not on Xbox or PlayStation. He concluded that when the company looks at the overall sales figures for Sonic games, the Nintendo platform audiences have done the best. Sonic first appeared on a third-party system when they… Read more »
Hey, Pokémon fans, time for another awesome distribution event at GameStop! The shiny Dialga event just wrapped up yesterday, and Palkia’s next on the list. From now until Sunday, September 29, 2013 you can head over to GameStop and pick up a shiny level 100 Palkia via Mystery Gift. This rare gem is only available… Read more »
If you ever watched the Pokémon anime, you know that it featured an original character named Ash Ketchum in place of the first two versions’ main protagonist, who’s named Red. Not only that, it’s carried Ash through each subsequent generation instead of introducing the new player trainers of those eras. Last night at the Pokémon… Read more »