Latest Articles

Nintendo is going Down the DLC on the Disc Road

DLC_image_690x388 Nintendo's move towards DLC has been surprisingly great. Their content is aaggressively priced, generally making it hard not to purchase it when available. I assumed the Mario Kart 8 packs would come in at 12-14$ each, but fortunately that isn't the case. What Nintendo hasn't done - until now that is - is do the number one thing gamers hate about DLC.

 

Free Casino Games Make Finding Your Preferences Easier

ocl Free Casino Games Make Finding Your Preferences Easier Description: The process of learning which types of titles you prefer starts with checking out free casino games and gaining experience. Excerpt: The best use of free casino games is to use them as a good to gain experience and figure out your own personal preferences.

 

More Download Features coming to Nintendo Products

nintendo_logo_by_thedrifterwithin-d5kzl78_690x431 A few weeks ago I wrote an article about Nintendo's new download options. Most interesting was the ability (finally) to download games from a computer and push them to your Wii U. This was great, and frankly overdue. What wasn't announced at that time was a pre-download option for digital title. Apparently Nintendo is ready to deliver that as well.

 
 

Where Is GTA V’s Casino Content?

gta5_logo When Grand Theft Auto V was first sold to the public, one of the quickest observations to surface broadly online was that there was a casino in Los Santos... but it wasn't open for business. What initially seemed like an obvious hint at future DLC has since become a source of frustration among some GTA V players who were hoping for chances to enter a gambling environment within the game.

 

Getting the Pokemon Demo is a Good Idea

pokemon-3DS Get the Pokemon demo. Do whatever you have to do, but get the demo. This especially goes for anyone looking for that little extra advantage when the game launches on November 21st. The demo, while short, is packed with unlockables that will transfer over to the new game. I've played through the demo six times, and here is what I think.

 

Nintendo Embracing Demos with Upcoming Pokemon Titles

pokemon_cover_129x129 Demo's are not something Nintendo has done in the past, but with the Wii U and 3DS, it appears as if almost every AAA title will receive some kind of demo. Yes, the demo's are hampered by one major problem: limits on the number of times you can play. Regardless, it is nice to try something ahead of release. This time around, the demo is for Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. There are a number of ways to get codes for this demo, outlined below.

 
 

Halo: Master Chief Collection Goes Gold; 20GB Update Coming

Halo Reach Halo: Master Chief Collection has gone gold according to 343 Studios, which means Xbox One owners will be able to pre-download the title later today. If you have been eagerly anticipating the game, it's only a few short weeks away! There are a number of things to take note of, however, that could impact what you get on day one.

 

Microsoft’s First Xbox One ‘Holiday’ Bundle is a Home Run

xbox_690x536 I almost - note I said almost - regret purchasing my Xbox One last month. I love Assassins Creed and probably would have bought the new Assassins Creed Xbox One bundle on day one. It is a fantastic value that should appeal to a number of people who are yet living in a world without an Xbox One (Who wants to do that!).

 

Nintendo Offers New Purchase Options

wii-u-eshop-options_129x129 Nintendo is taking another step in the right direction this week as they begin to roll out new purchasing options for Nintendo Wii U and 3DS owners. At this time, it is strictly available in North America, although I suspect the feature to launch in Europe soon. Essentially, Nintendo owners can now do almost everything Xbox and PS4 owners have been able to do for years when it comes to purchasing games via a computer or smart phone.

 
 

Nintendo as a Brand is in Decline

nintendo_cover_129x129 It's not an opinion. It is a fact. Nintendo's brand has taken series blows over the years, and the company now sits in spot 100 out of 100 when it comes to the worlds most valuable brands. Many analysts predict that Nintendo won't even make the list in 2015.