REVIEW – Contra Rebirth (WiiWare)

Contra Re-Lite – Back in 2009, Konami launched a couple of Rebirth games on Nintendo’s WiiWare service: Contra and Castlevania Adventure.  Unfortunately, WiiWare did not receive the success or recognition as compared to PSN or XBLA so there is a good chance these revival titles were overlooked.  Contra Rebirth is the same classic run-and-gun action …

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 …

NEWS – GBC Zelda Titles Will Be on 3DS Virtual Console May 30

For the first time in about a decade, both The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (GBC) and the Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (GBC) will be available for purchase on the Nintendo eShop (3DS) on May 30, 2013. Both games will be available for a special sale price of $4.99 for a few …

NEWS – Shantae Hits 3DS eShop June 20, 2013

Confirmed via a Wayforward tweet, Shantae will be hitting the 3DS Virtual Console on June 20th.  A price has not been confirmed but should retail for somewhere around the $5 price point. For the first time outside of America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand will be able to take part in this fan favorite GBC …

NEWS – Metal Gear Rising Ultimate Edition Includes All DLC

Konami announced that METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE Ultimate Edition is available now on PlayStation Network. This complete bundle features the full game and all downloadable content (DLC) packs, which includes Cyborg Ninja Armor Skin, METAL GEAR SOLID 4 Raiden Skin, Commando Armor Skin, White Armor Skin, Inferno Armor Skin, VR Missions and side stories, “Jetstream” …

NEWS – MGS Legacy Collection Sneaking on PS3 July 9th for $50

Konami announced METAL GEAR SOLID: THE LEGACY COLLECTION will be available in North America and South America on July 9, 2013. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the METAL GEAR SOLID franchise, this PlayStation 3 exclusive package will include METAL GEAR SOLID, METAL GEAR SOLID 2: HD Edition, METAL GEAR SOLID 3: HD Edition (which includes …

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 …