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BLOG – Club Nintendo Summary June 2013

Close Out the 2012 Program with a Double Dip – The end of June declares the end of the 2012 Club Nintendo program.  Nintendo is offering quality VC titles this month, a great offer for European gamers, and a potential double dip with Metroid II.  Details below: Game #1 – Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES …

BLOG – Forgotten Relics: Pokemon Colosseum Bonus Disc (GC)

Nintendo Makes One Wish Come True – As an incentive to earn additional sales and hype, Nintendo offered the Pokemon Colosseum Bonus Disc as a free pre-order bonus when reserving Pokemon Colsseum on Gamecube back in early 2004.  This disc is highly sought after by game collectors and hardcore Pokemon fans as it is one …

REVIEW – Das Keyboard with Quiet Key Design (Hardware)

Silent But Deadly – Over the last few years, I had the privilege of experiencing Das Keyboard’s Professional and Model S Professional Silent units. Both are outstanding typist keyboards that remain impressive from the first key stroke. Listening to customer feedback, the developers now offer their same Professional keyboard design but outfitted with their new …

Videocast – Metro: Last Light (PC)

Gillman and I play through the first 30 minutes of Metro: Last Light, the direct sequel to 2010’s Metro 2033.  This game grabbed us by the balls from the opening cutscene so we don’t exactly say much because we were captivated by the gameplay.   Check it out:   Watch live video from varms on TwitchTV

REVIEW – Fire Emblem Awakening (3DS)

It Burns So Good – Nintendo’s tactics-based fan favorite has been strategizing fans for over two decades.  Awakening not only builds on the success of previous entries while introducing new gameplay elements to make this entry one of the most accessible and entertaining yet, it also stands as one of the best games on the …

BLOG – Club Nintendo May 2013

Mixing It Up – Unlike last’s month of only Virtual Console titles, Nintendo has spread out their Club Nintendo digital downloadable offerings in a way that should appeal to a wider audience. Game #1 – Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (SNES – Wii Virtual Console) Price – 200 Coins, normally 800 Nintendo …