In case you haven’t heard the news yet, all that free advertising Nintendo gave to Rayman Legends turned out to be absolutely worthless on Nintendo’s part: Rayman Legends is no longer a WiiU exclusive and it’s being put multiplatform, and as such it making gaming journalists, analysts and haters hard in the pants. The reasons … Continue reading In Today’s News, UbiSoft just screwed over Rayman Legends
The Wii Remote & Nunchuk was last generation's innovation in violence - still strong today, still better than the competition. This was the method of controlling the last true console Resident Evil experience the world would know: The Umbrella Chronicles. For the previous console cycle, there's a seldom-stated lesson Capcom briefly learned (see RE4:Wii) then … Continue reading Hey U – Give Me Real Controls
It wouldn’t be unfair to say that Metroid: Other M got a mixed reception, tilted heavy in favor of it being a good game. Which is to say, that people can agree that the game is solidly built, a great throwback to the 2D games, and stylistically presented. In fact the only real “weakness” noted … Continue reading Musings on Female Characters, Or Why Is The Western Game Character Menagerie Such A Sausage Party?
There's some controversy surrounding a first party Nintendo title. We will refer to it as "Mario Kart Wii". Since "gamers" have been reacting strongly to it, let's summarize what they're talking about. ` ` Mario Kart Wii is only a HALF-HOUR long, yet Nintendo had been charging full price for it. What a rip-off. Standard-Definition … Continue reading Overpriced Game With No Content
I'm not interested in writing retrospectives, so I'll just revisit the facts.
In the spirit of our previous efforts to showcase the horrible atrocities committed to the Wii by third-party developers, we at Pietriots are proud to announce our new 3DS Wall. The 3rd Party Wall of Shame was an analysis of wrongs committed after the fact. This wall is intended to be a display of the … Continue reading The Continuous 3DS Wall Project
In a "Move" that highlighted their innovative and interactive approach to gaming, Sony mysteriously dropped two tons of bananas in the city of Sydney on Thursday. It was done to promote their brand new Move motion controller in a stroke of marketing genius. Sony reps were around the whole day giving away bananas, encouraging people … Continue reading Move over, Nintendo
Mike does not have the Wii. But Mike goes to GameStop a lot, and always plays the Wii demo unit for at least half of his visit. The GameStop employees can’t do anything about him, especially when Mike is “reviewing” a new Wii game, because he used to spend his entire visit bothering other customers. … Continue reading You Must Excuse Mike