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BLOG – Club Nintendo July 2013 Summary

Closing Out 2012 – Closing out 2012 of the Club Nintendo program, Nintendo is once again relying mostly on Virtual Console titles to kick off the 2013. June 30, 2013 was the last day to register qualifying games to earn either Gold or Platinum status. Going forward, all games and consoles registered will earn Coins …

Videocast: Rush Bros. (PC)

Gillman and I are back this week with a live stream of Rush Bros., a $10 Steam download. Gillman also shows his dedication to myGamer and fights through the stream with the flu and I briefly explain my Ouya adventure.   Watch live video from varms on TwitchTV

BLOG – Reviving Old Nintendo Franchises on Wii U

Keeping The Past Alive – Recently, Reggie from Nintendo stated that they are considering reviving old franchises to the help the struggling Wii U. So we thought we would compile a list of neglected games that Nintendo might want to consider. Star Tropics: I jokingly mentioned Star Tropics in my non-serious E3 2013 Predictions article. …

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 …

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 …

BLOG – Five E3 2013 Predictions That Will NOT Come True

One Can Only Hope – With E3 being about a month away, now is the time to predict what is going to be announced for 2013.  Nintendo has already stated they will not be holding a major press conference like they usually do, Microsoft is set to reveal their next Xbox, and Sony will build …

BLOG – Saying Goodbye to Everybody Votes

Nobody Votes – Nintendo recently announced they are going to be shutting down Wii features at the end of June so they can concentrate on the WiiU.  Before they flick the off-switch, I figure I would take a moment to reflect on a unique Wii exclusive feature – the Everybody Votes Channel. Each Wii system …