Tag Archives: Wii

A Review: Simplicity + charm + rhythm = Rhythm Heaven Fever for Wii

At first I was surprised that Rhythm Heaven Fever didn’t include motion in its control scheme. The controls, in fact, are infinitely simple: the “A” and “B” buttons are essentially the summary of control for the entire game. Upon thinking

The potential cost of a trip through Skylanders

Skylanders is one of the most controversial products ever released to the gaming world, linking software and electronic figurines into a unique and potentially costly experience. Its main hook — physical toys that actually “level up” — is instantly appealing,

Analyst says Nintendo is to blame for declining video game sales. Huh?

With video games sales in the United States starting to take a tumble, Doug Creutz of Cowan and Company offered his two cents as to why this is happening: Nintendo is to blame. Creutz states: “Everybody needs to realize that

Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

Today, Nintendo has announced the newest downloads for the eShop and Nintendo Video that will be available this week.  Of the three new items announced, I am interested in “underneath the Sycamore”.  The old time comic look seems quite interesting. 

What Nintendo could learn from Skylanders

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve recently – and belatedly — discovered the surprisingly great Skylanders, and have now morphed from embarrassed newcomer to up-front defender of the game (despite its ruthless, money-sucking business model). Truth be told,

Sonic 4: Episode II Boasts New, Bonus Content…but Leaves Nintendo Out to Dry?

The newest trailer for Sonic’s latest episodic release revealed this potentially disappointing news to the general public. Sonic 4: Episode I was, in my opinion, one of Sonic’s finest titles to date. Sure the physics were a bit…wonky, to be