BLOG – Ranking Metal Gear

All Metal Gear Here in One Place –  Spanning well over two decades, the Metal Gear franchise has been one of the most revered, talked about, welcomed and controversial video game series of all time.  There are many games in the timeline from direct sequels to unique off-shoot non-canon titles but there truly is not …

NEWS – Nintendo Discounted Wii U Virtual Console Games Dated

During last week’s Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that the Virtual Console service is going to be launching in the coming months for Wii U.  To celebrate, Nintendo is offering several games, one each month, for the deeply discounted price of $0.30 to recognize the 30th anniversary of the Famicom.  Yes, that is only thirty cents! …

REVEIW – The Cave (XBLA)

Players Go Down The Hole – The Cave is a puzzle adventure game designed by Ron Gilbert of Manic Mansion and Monkey Island fame.  Like his other classic adventure titles, the player chooses three of seven different playable characters each with a unique backstory and special ability.  Once a team of three has been assembled, …

Nintendo Direct News Eruption Jan 2013

Tons of high quality Nintendo news was released during today’s Nintendo Direct.   Here are the details you need to know: A New Zelda Is In Development Before you get too excited, this game is still in the very beginning stages of development.  However, Eiji Aonuma is promising to “rethink the conventions of Zelda.”  It seems …

BLOG – Forgotten Relics: N64 Transfer Pak

Moving Data – Transferring data from one source to another is taken for granted today thanks to modern technology such has SD cards, USB flash drives, torrents, the internet, texting, instant music, movie and game downloads, and wireless communication.  But back in early 2000, Nintendo took it upon themselves to create a way to transfer …

BLOG – 2gb PSP Memory Cards for $0.97

Ransacking the Bin – Who doesn’t like a good deal?  Clearance bin shopping is always entertaining because you never know what treasures you might find for dirt cheap. In a random trip to the local mall, I decided to meander through the Sears electronic section knowing they have been clearancing off games and other gadgetry.  …

REVIEW – Plants Vs Zombies (XBLA)

And Oldie But Goodie – The developers at PopCap are masters at designing easy-to-learn games that are highly addicting and ideal for the faster gameplay of the mobile environment.  Bejeweled gives Tetris a run for its money thanks to the mesmerizing match-three gameplay and Peggle has more addictive qualities than the illegal drug market. Plants …

BLOG – Club Nintendo Jan 2013 Summary

Four At Once, Once Again – Nintendo has taken a new approach to their digital Club Nintendo rewards. Starting just a month ago in December 2012, Nintendo began to offer four digital downloads at once instead of two games every other week.  This trend has continued in the first month of the New Year by …

REVIEW – Skullcandy PLYR2 Wireless Gaming Headset

Stereo Only – Skullcandy’s original wired gaming headset, the SLYR, has been upgrade to the wireless PLYR2 model.  While this new wireless model adds convenience by cutting the cord and is solidly constructed, serious gamers will probably look elsewhere because of the mere stereo-only sound. The PLYR2 carries a nice presentation and comfortable fit.  The …

REVIEW – Johnny Impossible (3DS eShop)

Impossible Not To Frustrate – UFO has turned their Johnny character into their main mascot.  Originally a KungFu master, LCD star and shooting gallery bandit, Johnny is shaping up to be the guy for any job (just like Mario).  Unfortunately, the 3rd time for this generic character is not a charm as Johnny Impossible is …