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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...

 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
 
 

Review: Kirby's Epic Yarn

Nintendo and Good Feel weave a wonderful platformer. ___________ Attendees of the 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo were witness to many exciting announcements on June 15th during Nintendo’s press conference—one of them being the highly a...

 
 
 
 

Countdown to Epic Mickey: "The Mad Doctor"

After two days with Oswald, it's time to return to the mouse. And along the way, we'll meet an important character from Epic Mickey: The Mad Doctor. The Mad Doctor only appeared in one cartoon, but he made an impact. Some theaters refuse...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Tricerapops

Just when you thought GI could not be any closer to the pulse of cultural

 
 
Xeo

Hey, I know this a really dumb But any of you folks have any codes from Pizza Roll bags with the Modern Warfare thing on it? Im missing two, and the last one I bought someone apparently Figured Id ask on

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Just watched The Toys That Made Us episode about I used to eat, sleep, and breathe TMNT back in the early 90s, so of course I owned/recognize 3/4 of what was Also, Konami, PUT OUT A TMNT COLLECTION YOU COWARDS

 
 
Blanchimont

Pokemon Sword got really lazy with the Cinderace feels like a half assed Fire/Fighting while the rivals Rillaboom is the same for a

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

And thats Outer Worlds Ultimately a pretty good game, I had fun with it and Im glad I seemed to have gotten one of the better

 
 
Parismio

heh-heh ya damn right it is

 
 
taterchimp

Relevant today as ever

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Todays game with the 4yo: Joe & Mac A bit shorter than I was expecting, but thats probably because I made liberal use of save states to bypass the occasional bullshit Gameplay isnt great but the visuals are, especially the

 
 
Electric Reaper

Well, Google Stadia looks increasingly Maybe it will crash and burn before 6 months

 
 
Seymour

Put a little image together of me and my team that I plan to train Unless I spy another bombass Poke in the Wild area that I really really Lost my split when I spotted

 
 
triggerpigking

Lets be basically the same character, and I love them for it!

 
 
Lex

#currentmood

 
 
able to think

If youre playing Jedi Fallen Order return to the first planet after getting force Theres a game changing upgrade there that I wont spoil but is Plus at least 2 health stim

 
 
DeScruff

Uhhh I guess Spoiler in comments? If you know whats up with This Lass, and Team Yell its prob

 
 
Fuzunga

In Sword and Shield the boxes have an option to make battle Does anyone know what this is for?

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Geist is a cool hidden gem for the Gamecube! Two levels Using Dolphin but I might buy it for my collection after Im Up next is either Star Wars Bounty Hunter or Cubivore for GCN games Ive never Cubivore on eBay holy shit!

 
 
Operative20

So I spilled a but of water on my mechanical keyboard while cleaning up, now the V and space bar dont Any tips?

 
 
Riley1sCool

H A Y A T O

 
 
Nathan D
 
 
Shibboletho

I had fully intended to stay quiet until I finished the game (Im not even close), but my god this soundtrack is Avoid looking at the comments or related This track comes from the bonus album; Im not sure where it plays in the

 
 
Boxman214

ok which one of yalls siblings posted this

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

Wow this is so terrible

 
 
RiffRaff

Finally finished Pillars of Eternity 2! What a terrific game! Deep lore, great narrative, memorable characters and setting, and gorgeous art If youre in the mood for a massive RPG I cant recommend it Next up, actually finishing D:OS2!

 
 
Chris Moyse

I like it when people like Not to say we shouldnt always keep a critical But I like it when people like

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Im lovin the new I have a couple issues with it, more nitpicky like I wish background characters were clearer and I wish the music didnt sound like a really loud 3dsI also got my shit kicked by a lvl 15 Roselia that just refused to catch

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I cant binge Mandalorian so I guess Ill go through Bojack damn, that got real kinda

 
 
LegendPenguin

Appreciating how Jedi: Fallen Order doesnt beat you over the head with its FromSoft mechanics and more eases them in naturally as you Less forced (ha), more

 
 
TheLimoMaker

To all of you enjoying the new Pokémon

 
 
Shinkz

Its getting review bombed and hated on hardcore by people who havent even played it, but Im having a blast with Ballonlea town and the forest leading up to it

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Hey music-heads of Dtoid: a lot can still change but what are yall albums of the year so far? Putting my Top 3 (so far) in the comments with some annotations as to

 
 
Kerrik52

This was lunch Bread is bread, right?

 
 
jaygerbomb

One thing that Ive always hated about even the best RPG video games is the lack of a non-stealth equivalent to I like playing in character, and a brute force character isnt going to pick a lock, so let me bash it open with a blunt

 
 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently Those between bracket I am going to review when completed: - -SMT IV: Apocalypse (3DS) -The Banner Saga Trilogy (Switch) -Tales of Berseria (PS4)

 
 
RiffRaff

My biggest gripe with Death Stranding is the text A good trick is to use the zoom option in the accessibility options of the PS4 Hopefully this gets patched up so I dont have to keep using this

 
 
Electric Reaper

So, Steam adds a glowing background to any achievement that had around 10% or less of players get Its a waste of computer resources, but if it must stay, it should only apply to achievements that 1% or less of players

 
 
Osc

Mucho Mucho

 
 
Osc

Mucho bueno🤙

 
 
medicamecanica

This is pretty rare for me but I completely lost track of time playing death I am always checking my phonr and whatnot but this time its about 3 am and i have no idea when I

 
 
Kirbykrumper1

One has to wonder; in a world where grenades that can kill ghosts exist, are grenades filled with your own shit that merely distract the ghosts really worth inventing?

 
 
EtosiGiR

I kinda hate Fallen It’s not bad, but I don’t like how it just is Dark Souls so Also unless this whole fucking game is a dream sequence, enemies respawning after meditation makes no sense at all for a Star Wars Enjoy y’all!

 
 
Tricerapops

A question that often pops into my head when I am playing a game I am iffy on is Would I still play this if it looked bad? If the answer is no, I move on to something I guess that says a lot about my preferences, and how much I value my

 
 
Fuzunga

I feel really weird playing Pokemon and not knowing all the Pokemon ahead of Its neat encountering new ones for the first time, but I usually have planned out what to catch ahead of time and its messing with I wanna know whats good!

 
 
Electric Reaper

I hope the judge throws the book at Roger Stone during the sentencing trial and gives him the maximum

 
 
Agent9

Enjoying the nerf to Firmament Now I can actually drop off my collectibles and participate in the fate on my own

 
 
elric6

Playing Pokemon Shield and loving Im still pretty early on, but I love what here so Theres going to be some great Thursday art coming from this game, believe

 
 
Boxman214

I am 100% hooked on The