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Wii U Lacks a Unifying Vision (Ctd.)

The short of it: Cons Friend Codes here to stay Controller sacrifices utilitarian design for innovation No DVD/Blue-ray No hardrive No new IPs No new philosophy No clear vision Pros New system COULD be interesting Mulling over ...

 
 
 
 

Why I Hate Nintendo

I have been very vocal about my hate of Nintendo. I thought I would point out why. Let's turn the clock back to the 1990's, during the golden age of Nintendo which I would like to attribute to the Nintendo 64. Great games, which transp...

 
 
 
 

Zelda HD teases Nintendo fanboys worldwide

During Nintendo’s E3 keynote there seemed to be one portion of the video presentation that caught many by surprise, and made us all simultaneously squee on the inside just a little bit. Could it be…? Zelda in HD??? The answer is yes, ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Rex, PI: The Informant

Rex, PI is a series that I won't blame you if you don't know. With a long gap between every single installment, many people have either forgotten about it, or weren't around for the last one. You can read the story so far right here, and pl...

 
 
 
 

I Wish I Had Tried it Sooner

Being a gamer is tough on the wallet. Games are a bit expensive and we usually want the best bang for our buck. This has led to us using reviews and the opinions of others to see if we should pick up a game or not. Usually if the feedbac...

 
 
 
 

Nintendo, Baby Come Back To Me

I know its been a long time girl. I know we haven't talked. But I want you to know that there ain't never been a second that you been far from my troubled mind. I just want to let you know baby, I'm ready to take another shot at it. Reme...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Project Cafe / Nintendo Stream Rumor Time!

Have you seen the picture above? No? Well it came to most blogs' attention yesterday. Being that there doesn't seem to be a dedicated rumor-man at Dtoid, and Chad is too busy panting heavily into a paper bag to post about anything he mig...

 
 
 
 

Wii 2?

Wii 2? The news is out there. Apparently there have been reports that Nintendo is going to unveil a new console this year at E3, with the ultimate goal being to recapture the hardcore gaming market. Now, whether or not these reports tu...

 
 
 
 

What I Think About Project Cafe.

For the past few days, rumors have been rampant in the Nintendo sections of every gaming website. This rumor is pertaining towards Nintendo's sixth next generation gaming home console, supposedly codenamed, "Project Cafe." None of the specu...

 
 
 
 

Liight finally out on WiiWare

Finally, a worthwhile WiiWare game that doesn't start with the word(s) "Bit.Trip." Liight debuted way back in September of 2009 as one of the PAX 10 finalists, and it seemed interesting enough for me to call it second best among the grou...

 
 
 
 

RexwolfTrivia: ...yup.

So, it's time for another trivia challenge! Here's a score check: Law: 1 point DynamoJoe: 2 points Occams: 3 points. It's still anybody's game, folks! So, I like Bit.Trip RUNNER. After (fuckin' finally) destroying Non Trotski, the ...

 
 
 
 

The case for Star Fox Wii: Retro Studios

I've casually mentioned this 2 or 3 times before in the D-toid comment section, but I haven't really elaborated on it so here it is. My Contentions on why I think Retro Studios should develop the next Star Fox game, and why I think it sh...

 
 
 
 

No More Heroes 2 fanart

Sharing some fanart I drew last night. Enjoy. note: Don't mind the different name. Andy Asteroid is my deviantart account http://andyasteroid.deviantart.com/

 
 
 
 
 
 

Nintendo's Next Console

Almost every week I watch Gametrailer’s “Bonus Round”; and every time they mention Nintendo I wonder why I continue to watch them. Either way, this weeks episode got me thinking about the next console generation, and specifically what Ninte...

 
 
 
 

Hey, Jim Sterling! The Last Story is . . .

. . . in my homeboy Zoel's Wii! ^_^ I bet your grubby hands don't have a copy yet, nor are you playing it! So . . . neener neener neeeeeener! =P Hahaha! I kid, I kid! =) This is my "revenge" for not taking my 3/6/9 Review (last vi...

 
 
 
 

2010 Sucked: Any objections, lady?

I'm sure I'm one of many people who was disappointed in Metroid: Other M. Although I still enjoyed Samus's latest adventure on Wii, there is a lot of flaws that prevented a good game from being a great game. Call me a fanboy if you will, ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns

A game so good it’ll have you beating your chest and flinging your feces in excitement. __________ In case you hadn’t noticed, in the last couple of years, the Nintendo Wii has been subject to the revival of a number of key franchises in ...

 
 
 
 

Calling: the hilarity and horror.

On a rather dreary Sunday afternoon, I was itching for a new survival horror game. After trips to several stores, and a good bit of frustration, I found Calling for the Wii in the bargain bin. First and foremost, just because it's a "ba...

 
 
 
 

Christmas Swag: Exceeding Rexpectations

Hey guys, I’m sorry to keep you waiting for RexwolfTrivia and “Rex, PI,” but in the meantime, here’s a bit of the stuff I got for Christmas, with impressions to keep it from just being a list. World’s Best Mug So, a lot of you folks know...

 
 
 
 

Countdown to Epic Mickey: The Evolution of Oswald

So my plan for a daily Oswald or Mickey cartoon failed when I got busy. But with Epic Mickey two days away, I've decided to go out with a bang. Today? Three Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoons, to show you how the character changed over time...

 
 
 
 

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 4 - Episode I

Sonic fans are in 4 a treat. __________ The gaming world first learned of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 back in September of 2009, under the code name “Project Needlemouse”. Sega declared a return to the franchise’s 2D roots, promising the Sonic ga...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

CaimDark Reloaded

I came across a lock in Virtues Last Its not an ending, but progress is interrupted and youre sent back to the beginning to make different choices and possibly unlock that Interesting

 
 
Michformer

Two of my favorite flags follow me everywhere I

 
 
dephoenix

#Striptoid

 
 
Seymour

Been out of commission, dealing with some abdominal BUT, I at least have this to show for my absence! My cover of Persona Qs Laser Beam is very much my own Lots of original/alternate Enjoy!

 
 
Boxman214

This weeks Spoiler discussion of The Orville is Come share your thoughts bump

 
 
PatBateman17

11 hours in and I just opened up the Cult of Kosmos Excuse me while I spend the next 45 hours tracking these mf-ers

 
 
mullon

Boy that last Forza Horizon 4 expansion sure is taking its sweet time coming

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Have the pleasure to work sound on one of my fave recurring shows; the Rockin Have a clip from the last time I did, though of course its one with little rock and cruddy smartphone mic try to get some rock clips

 
 
Rudorlf

Just watched the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and it was Leatherface is both terrifying and goofy, which is oddly Also, were its subsequent movies worth watching?

 
 
JcDent

Oh, those cooky Belgians!

 
 
bong264

So I read through Warhammer Adventures(40k one) and Pleasantly suprised! Im at a loss for words at how they managed to fit so much genocide in a childrens book, and thats the first 5 chapters! Really looking forward to the next book in may!

 
 
Tricerapops

God bless

 
 
JcDent

GAZE INTO THE FACE OF BRITISHNESS

 
 
Dwarvenhobble

In video game news Fortnite Live was apparently a complete Approximately $15 per person entry and then a further $26 per person for a wristband to go on the poor quality attractions (one of which is in the picture)

 
 
indigit4l

OK so I really like Despite some complaints, the cooldown on special powers are very, very short compared to Destiny and others and zipping around while hitting combos with partners feels -more in comments-

 
 
JcDent

Facts dont care about Ben Shapiro

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Oh hey, I found the poison swamp in I took out 2 out of 3 fires Hm? No, I havent killed Crystal Sage yet, nor the

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Oh hey, I found the poison swamp in I took out 2 out of 3 fires Hm? No, I havent killed Crystal Sage yet, nor the

 
 
Kristmas Kaiser

@Karen Haha, this is so me!

 
 
dwrecksizzle

Hey everyone, first post I like

 
 
Fuzunga

I dont know what legal nonsense is at play that requires it, but the English versions of Dragon Ball Supers theme songs (excluding the first opening, which sounds like it was sang by the same guy) are absolutely cringy and

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Watching cutscenes from the first NMH made me realize just how gloriously absurd the assassins are in a way I didnt understand when I was

 
 
Tohsaka

Arcana Heart was the fifth franchise for

 
 
Rudorlf

Just got done with RE Code: Its entertaining, but I thought it plays worse than the PS1 It also has lots of padding (Backtracking and fetch quests), and the stylish action cutscenes clashes against the tone of the gameplay at

 
 
hlarge4

Ya boi got Im sure its not the Maybe not even But Im just here to experiment and build Cant wait, starting with the skeleton archer!

 
 
Flanx

Arcana Heart?

 
 
Rad Party God

WHAT HAVE I DONE!?

 
 
Mike Sounders

Nailed that

 
 
Boxman214

This was in our break room at work on Thursday

 
 
Michformer

It’s been nearly 48 hours and I’ve yet to tune I’ll go as far as to say that in terms of open-world tunes, Crackdown 3 sets a personal high If such tracks were paired with a narratively richer experience, there’d be no hating the

 
 
Soulbow

Me and my first matey FrostyFlakes are going to be sailing the high seas on this Feel free to come plunder with

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Very interested in how Trumps Emergency Declaration will play out in the If it somehow survives the court challenges, it will be yet another sign of American institutions and democracy Thats bad for everyone, not just

 
 
Nathan D

Thats Dead Space 2 Seriously, Ive played through it at least 7 times over the years and I still cant wait to jump right back in to If thats not the sign of a great game then I dont know what

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I expected Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas to be a psychedelic, drug comedy with neato I wasnt expecting to hate this movie but I just really, strongly, dislike this Its also making me vaugly

 
 
taterchimp

That new car smell

 
 
mullon

What Im doing to get through Kingdom Hearts III is play one level of KHIII, then play a different That way I dont get too bored with

 
 
Electric Reaper

There is no excuse for why Bioshock Infinite and Doom 4 lack manual save The previous games had manual save options, and in games like that, the player should be able to save their progress when they want, just like many other software

 
 
Oridan

Rock Bands in the new Civ 6 expansion are the such a dumb, fun I just won a culture victory as the Maori when my rock band The Dankey Kangs failed their final concert and disbanded, but still generated enough tourism to

 
 
Chris Moyse

‪Fun movie fact from yer In 1984, there was film released called Terror In The Aisles, that was just an out of context montage of random scenes cut together from famous horror Like, that was an actual film, at the What a

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Three wins in five Tetris 99 games, including a back-to-back Picture

 
 
GoofierBrute

Siege #SiegeSaturday

 
 
TheLimoMaker

This one is hauntingly

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Im maybe halfway through Rayman Legends, but I think I can finally rank all the games in this series accurately: Rayman Origins > Rayman Legends > Rayman 2 > Rayman 3 > Legends and Origins is the hard maybe theyre equal?

 
 
Soulbow

#SiegeSaturday the invitational semi finals are going on right now!

 
 
taterchimp

Scientists have discovered that flying squirrels glow bright pink under UV light

 
 
WILFoftheblues

Itchy itchy

 
 
Flegma

Finished my first hidden object game in a long while (Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove on Not a good platform for such games and Im not happy about the navigation

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Playing with the original soundtrack really makes a league of

 
 
Shinkz

Its such a banging remix

 
 
TheBlondeBass

The deed is done! Ill definitely keep playing the game for the platinum trophy :)