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Wii U Has More Next-Gen 1080p 60fps Games Than Xbox One, PS4
Flameproof jockstrap activated: While a lot of fanboys have been clamoring around the Wii U like a wounded puppy, waiting to pounce like a jackal from the shadows, they have missed out on one very important facet of this supposedly underpowered console: It has more native 1080p 60fps games than the Xbox One or PS4.
Nintendo eShop Gets Minis On The Move, Resident Evil Demo
Itís pretty slim pickings on the Nintendo eShop this week, but Donkey Kong and Mario (along with his Mini buddies) will keep gamers busy on the 3DS while Wii U owners will be able to take Resident Evil Revelations for a test drive in the latest demo.
Tropes vs Women In Video Games Part 1 Discusses Damsels In Distress
Today Feminist Frequency released the first part of Tropes vs Women In Video Games, a video series that analyzes how female characters have been treated in video games throughout history. Part 1 talks about the Damsel in Distress cliche central to many games.
Awesome Video Game Tribute By The Best Damn Band In The Land
A half-time tribute video has almost reached viral status due to being one of the most awesome half-time shows for a college football game. The choreography, the music, the timing, it's all pitch perfect. The near 10 minute video comes from Ohio State University's marching band during the game against Nebraska, in which they do a half-time show celebrating video games.
Super Mario Galaxy 2.5 Trailer And Demo Released
Fancy a new Super Mario Galaxy game before the Wii U launches? Well, EEAi (Editing Entertainment Action Incorporated) has released a new game trailer for a hacked version of Super Mario Galaxy 2, featuring brand new content or redone content to bring gamers an awesome new gameplay experience.
Iwata Says Nintendo Won't Be Making Any Call Of Duty-Type Games
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata made brief comments about the future of Nintendo software products and the head-honcho doesn't have any plans of competing with Microsoft, Activision, Sony or Electronic Arts in trying to cash-in on the Call of Duty craze.
Sony And Nintendo Need To Stop Making Consoles Says UKIE
Some analyst and industry experts have been arguing over the viability of the console manufacturers continuing to push for handheld consoles in a market dominated by mobile phones. Well, the chairman of UKIE believes that Nintendo and Sony should abandon the handheld market altogether and focus on porting their content over to mobile phones instead.
Weekly Recap Nov 19th: Uncharted 3, PETA Vs Mario, Metal Gear Solid 5 Confirmed
Hideo Kojima confirms he's leading up the team for Metal Gear Solid 5. We have a review and interview for Uncharted 3 and PETA takes aim at Mario for promoting raccoon skinning. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
Gaming From The Bargain Bin
As we all know, the economy is being flushed down the toilet of financial despair. With that said, itís imperative that gamers budget wisely, pick titles intelligently and purchase video games with a keen eye on price and replay values. And what better way to game frugally than with a bargain bin guide?
Editorial: Nintendo Doesnít Want You To Play Their Games
Nintendo has long since abandoned the likes of the hardcore market, as their first-party titles have revealed this. Yes, there are exceptions such as Super Mario Galaxy and Smash Bros. Brawl but those are the only exceptions.
Get Paid To Blame Video Games (Seriously)
Sadly, this isn't some wacky April Fool's joke. A British newspaper is asking people to write in and tell them how violent video games have led them to a life of crime, and will pay hundreds of pounds for the right story.
Best Of 2007: Blend Games Top 5 Developers Of 2007
Hot damn, the new year is already upon us. This means weíll be playing the full version of Burnout Paradise pretty soon. And yes, Nero and Dante will showcase exactly what Xbox diehards have been missing out on. Everything we play has to be made by someone, and as part of our ďlooking into the past with love and longingĒ series throughout January we decided to name the Top 5 Video Game Developers Of 2007.
Best Of 2007: Top Five Video Game Characters - Part II
at youíll find below is the top three characters on our list. As the New Year starts, itís nice to look into the past to see what moved us the most. This list was compiled using the latest technology in beer pouring and slurred speech. Two broken bottles, one crushed coffee table and a small kitchen fire later we have something to be proud of.
12 Days Of Christmas: You're Never Too Old
Some of my earliest Christmas memories are of sitting down with my family and playing our brand new NES. Well, they would sit playing. I was actually bouncing off the walls looking a lot like Mowgli the wild boy with my mop of black hair, bouncing up and down every time Mario would jump. Being the youngest of three boys Ė myself and the twins Ė it was always difficult knowing if I enjoyed something or I did it simply because thatís what was going on in the house
Mario Has No Story To Tell
It could easily be said that I have a strong affinity for everything Mario. Ever since Santa delivered a glorious new NES complete with Super Mario Bros. on Christmas morning 1985 Iíve been in 1ove with the squat plumber from Brooklyn. With age Iíve grown to appreciate the stories that visionaries like Tim Schaffer have been able to impart on me as a gamer. What that means is Iíve slowly come to the realization that the story of Mario is quite ludicrous.
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