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The Wii U - Thoughts and Expectations
Tuesday, 19 Jun, 2012 – 11:36 | No Comment
The Wii U - Thoughts and Expectations

It is hard to believe that the Wii was released almost 6 years ago now, ready for Christmas 2006. Although hardcore gamers instantly mocked the single handed remote control-styled Wii Motion Controller, it quickly caught …

Reinventing the Platformer
Wednesday, 27 Oct, 2010 – 21:14 | One Comment
Reinventing the Platformer

The platformer is one of the true foundations of gaming. It encompasses everything we enjoy about playing video games with it’s simple to grasp core gameplay, but almost limitless challenge which is left at the …

Yet Another Sequel!
Friday, 8 Oct, 2010 – 20:33 | One Comment
Yet Another Sequel!

Written by Lepruk86 and posted in the forums

Whose fault is it that our once worshipped gaming heroes become run-of-the-mill characters that descend in to worthlessness simply because their are too many games released within a …

What’s been your Game of the Decade?
Wednesday, 21 Oct, 2009 – 17:54 | 9 Comments
What’s been your Game of the Decade?

As this decade draws to an end(yes, it’s that time of year already!) it seems like the perfect time to reflect on the past decade of gaming. A decade which has seen gaming evolve and …

Pay-to-Play, Yay or Nay?
Thursday, 27 Aug, 2009 – 11:54 | 9 Comments
Pay-to-Play, Yay or Nay?

Written by Lepruk86
Following the news that, in Japan, players will have to pay to play online in Monster Hunter 3 for the Wii, it got me thinking and I feel more and more like we …

Top 5 – Nintendo Consoles
Wednesday, 15 Jul, 2009 – 7:50 | 9 Comments
Top 5 – Nintendo Consoles

Well as many of you know, Nintendo has had 5 different console outings in its quarter of a century in the gaming world (well 5 main ones anyway). So what I thought I would do …

Should Wii Complain?
Friday, 10 Jul, 2009 – 11:52 | 2 Comments
Should Wii Complain?

Written by Lepruk86

I still notice a lot of disgruntled *core* gamers moaning and whining about the Wii’s line-up. I find it hard to believe this far into the development of the console that people aren’t …

Gamers vs. Gaming: The Real Console War
Tuesday, 7 Jul, 2009 – 20:59 | No Comment
Gamers vs. Gaming: The Real Console War

I’ve read and wrote a lot since the inception of this current generation of consoles, and have heard many new terms enter the ‘gaming dictionary’ that were never needed before. Terms such as “demographic” and …

Is more of the same ever good enough?
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 13:07 | 3 Comments
Is more of the same ever good enough?

Written by MilkyMalky
If we had to pick one word that would describe Nintendo’s current console, most would choose the same word: Innovation. So it seems strange to me that the most of the excitement and …

Publishers Say They ‘Misjudged’ Wii
Friday, 10 Apr, 2009 – 15:23 | 3 Comments
Publishers Say They ‘Misjudged’ Wii

We’ve all complained before about the lack of third-party titles for the Wii up to now.  While there has been a slight increase in output, we still talk of the shovelware for a console that …

Note to Publishers: Don’t Neglect New IP!
Monday, 6 Apr, 2009 – 14:00 | 5 Comments
Note to Publishers:  Don’t Neglect New IP!

Publishers would do well not to rely overmuch on the past and promote new titles.

“People are Changing”*
Friday, 27 Mar, 2009 – 13:43 | No Comment

Like our taste in foods, our taste in games can change…

Will the future Wii and DS work together?
Wednesday, 25 Mar, 2009 – 12:00 | One Comment
Will the future Wii and DS work together?

Due to the huge success of both the Wii and DS, it’s obvious that Nintendo are going to release new products in both the handheld and console market.
There are quite a few games that allow …

Has Nintendo Changed the Definition of a Gamer?
Monday, 16 Feb, 2009 – 21:00 | 5 Comments
Has Nintendo Changed the Definition of a Gamer?

CNET blogger Don Reisinger brings the point up here.
This got me thinking: have we all had it wrong in our discussions about shovelware and the lack of hardcore titles on the Wii? Its showed its …

The Price Chart: The Debate Continues
Monday, 2 Feb, 2009 – 14:43 | 4 Comments
The Price Chart: The Debate Continues

Sony has lagged behind XBox and the Wii in sales globally, so, about a month ago, to combat this problem, they released a price comparison chart featuring the “prices” of all three systems. 
Sigh.  We all …