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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 …

NEWS – Free for XBL Gold: Defense Grid XBLA

Microsoft has announced that Defense Grid: The Awakening, a 4-year old XBLA title, will be free from July 1 – July 15.  This “free game” promotion is designed to combat Sony’s Playstation Plus program which offers several free games each and every month. Last month Microsoft offered Fable III for free to Gold members. The …

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. …

REVIEW – Link’n’Launch DSiWare

It Has Nothing To Do With Zelda – Intelligent Systems, mostly known for their superb Advance Wars, Fire Emblem and Paper Mario series, released this unique puzzler on the DSiWare service back in 2010. This forgotten puzzle game is currently available as a free download from Nintendo’s Club Nintendo program here in June 2013. Link’n’Launch …

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

NEWS – Shantae Confirmed for 3DS eShop Virtual Console

Wayforward and Nintendo just announced that the cult favorite, Shantae, is headed to the 3DS Virtual Console sometime this June in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. This Gameboy Color title also appeared on my Top 10 GBC Games That Should Be On 3DS Virtual Console article. No other details, like price and whether …