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Succeeding the Nintendo 3DS in a Smartphone World

Smartphones take the “pick-up” out of “pick-up and play.” We live in a society where peoples’ cameras, music-players, maps, e-mails, phones, and pretty much every other electronic task you can think of, are all functions of the one device: smartphones. With games for sale on their app-stores, Android and Apple iOS smartphones are even considered… Read more »

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Smash Bros 4 Players Banned Thanks to a Glitch

It has been two days since the release of Super Smash Bros 4 on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan and already there is a glitch in the system. As with fighting games, the online matches are moderated to prevent cheating but for some reason, players who are using Peach online in Smash have been banned…. Read more »

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Shovel Knight – Mutton Chop Game Critiques

Mutton Chop Game Critiques is a show where I look at video games past and and present and grade them as academically as possible based on the narrative, the aesthetics, the gameplay, and how the game make one feel through those three aspects combined. This week, I’m looking at Shovel Knight!

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Nintendo MiiVerse: Directing Gamer Frustration

Nintendo’s MiiVerse is a central aspect to the Wii U console’s operation and it has not only changed how we interact with one another, but how we interact with our games. Modern gaming is taking full advantage of society’s social media obsession, finally eliminating the stereotype of the gamer as an isolated recluse. What is… Read more »

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Watch Dogs For Wii U Releasing November 18

Ubisoft confirmed that Watch Dogs for Wii U will release November 18 in North America and a Europe release date for November 21. Ubisoft’s press release notes users can bring up a “detailed and interactive” map of Chicago on the GamePad, and that off-TV play is also supported. Watch Dogs released earlier this year on… Read more »

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Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Direct Today

Nintendo will be broadcasting a special Nintendo Direct today that will be all about Platinum Game’s upcoming Bayonetta 2, which will be released exclusively on the Wii U next month. As of posting this, the stream is set to start in about ten minutes (3 PM PST), so hurry on in if you want to catch… Read more »