CA! Radio E3 2017: Nintendo

CA! Radio‚Äôs E3 coverage continues with our recap and impressions of Nintendo's Direct presentation, which covered a lot of ground for Nintendo Switch fans in under 25 minutes. Omar and I were far more generous than Chuck, with Metroid Prime 4 being my favorite announcement of the week. Why get excited for a mere image, … Continue reading CA! Radio E3 2017: Nintendo

Cave Story+ Gets Physical, Physical. Oh, and a Launch Date.

The fine folks at Nicalis are bringing the definitive edition of indie darling Cave Story to the Nintendo Switch on June 20th in both physical and digital formats. In a PR e-mail received earlier today, the official price is set at $29.99 for either version. So what makes this release "definitive?" Similar to The Binding … Continue reading Cave Story+ Gets Physical, Physical. Oh, and a Launch Date.

Interested in some 8 or 16-bit sprites? Let me know!

My girlfriend had a good amount of success selling her Megaman E-tank can koozies through her Etsy account and has started making 8-bit and 16-bit Perler bead sprites. You can choose whichever sprite you want from the 8 or 16-bit era for $8 (see the Megaman and Frog pic below for the size). Double-sized sprites … Continue reading Interested in some 8 or 16-bit sprites? Let me know!

First time using the Wii’s virtual console opened the floodgates.

I waited so long to finally make use of the Wii's virtual console, and I've had a Wii since the year it released. I know, I know, shame on me. Picked up Metroid & The Legend of Zelda for the NES, A Link to the Past and Super Metroid for the SNES, and Ocarina of … Continue reading First time using the Wii’s virtual console opened the floodgates.

Nintendo Wii: A Disappointment or Just Overlooked by the Hardcore Crowd?

As a 30 year old gamer that grew up in the Nintendo generation, they've always held a special place in my 8-bit heart. I'll admit that I started to doubt the big N during both the N64 and Gamecube eras, with a majority of the great games being first party and releasing way too few … Continue reading Nintendo Wii: A Disappointment or Just Overlooked by the Hardcore Crowd?