Final Mixes, HD Remakes, ports…it’s all essentially the same. So, why the excitement? Is it just that I wasn’t around for the original that it’s lost on me? I ask you people, what’s the deal with remakes?
Square Enix’s latest disappointing announcement about Dragon Quest VIII on the 3DS’s Japanese exclusivity has us thinking, “Do they even care?”
Now that Club Nintendo is closing its doors, it’s safe to wonder if this will be the end of the physical reward system. We go over a brief history of some of the rewards granted to gamers from Nintendo Power strategy guides to soundtracks and weigh it against the digitized reward systems.
While it certainly was no joke, April 1st’s installment of Nintendo Direct provided little of interest, and seemed to be more of an advertisement for accessories and DLC than a video game presentation. We provide an analysis of the presentation and provide a recap on the few notable reveals.
Wii U’s lineup is beginning to look promising, particularly on the indie and eshop front. But there are still several hidden gems that are worth checking out which have already been released. We list several of the current most notable eshop-only titles to hit the Wii U.
I love Nintendo. I have extremely high hopes for them regardless of how much I think they are screwing up. I think they are doing a lot of things right, but I also think they are doing a lot of things wrong. With just a couple of tweaks here and there, I think they could be doing everything right.