Few things in the gaming industry get me more excited than a Nintendo Direct. I'm 36, a bit jaded, and the feeling of elation often eludes me with game announcements... with the exception of Nintendo. Blind nostalgia? Sure. But hey, it makes me happy. Yesterday's Nintendo Direct presentation spent a little over thirty minutes running … Continue reading So That Was One Hell of a Nintendo Direct, Yeah? Let’s Talk About It!
Nintendo's Fire Emblem Direct presentation lasted just shy of 20 minutes, but what it managed to detail in such a small amount of time was pretty astounding. It's clear that Nintendo now sees the once unheard of strategy role-playing series as a mainstay, and as long as you own a smart device, a 3DS, a New 3DS, … Continue reading Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Direct was Clear, Concise, and Alienated No One*
Fire Emblem: Awakening Developer: Intelligent Systems, Nintendo SPD Publisher: Nintendo Console: 3DS Release Date: February 4, 2013 (NA) Genre: Turn-based strategy RPG I've never had a commute to work where I wasn't driving myself, and if I'm at home I'm typically playing games on my TV rather than squinting at a handheld screen. However, I've … Continue reading [REVIEW] Fire Emblem: Awakening
Beginning August 26th, The Big N will be expanding their list of Nintendo Selects games across both Wii U and 3DS platforms. Just like before, these games will have their MSRP reduced to the more affordable price of $19.99. Entering the Nintendo Selects program: Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) Tomodachi … Continue reading Nintendo Expanding List of $19.99 ‘Selects’ on Wii U and 3DS
The 3DS Metroid that nobody asked for, Federation Force, received a free demo today for its 3-on-3 Rocket League mode, Blast Ball. And it's not good. Similar to Rocket League, two teams of three compete to sink a large glowing ball in to the opposing team's goal. There's also the option to play with 5 … Continue reading Metroid Prime: Federation Force – Blast Ball Mode Gets Free Demo. It’s Not Good.