Whelp, it's already here. On November 18th, the Wii U ushered in a new generation of Nintendo hardware, and I’m very excited. Once again, we have a new controller that will deliver different experiences - but as we all know only niche developers and Nintendo will do something about it. Third parties? Haha don’t make … Continue reading Pietriots Best Of Nintendo Wii!
"Sonic and friends are back!" is usually a saying that would make me pull out a gun, but Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed welcomes every franchise Sega can pull out of their arse and organises them into unique vehicles and tracks. Easily mistaken for a kart racer, this game stands on its own and can't … Continue reading Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – Faster Than U
YES! A budget racer on Wii, if there's one genre I know well, it's this one! I jumped for joy when I saw this game in Kmart, possibly scaring the lady at the counter. There was no sign of Zelda, Xenoblade, or The Last Story on the shelves, but sure enough: 20 copies of Crash … Continue reading Crash Car Racer (Wii)
Oh yes, this game exists. Reception of the first game was mixed - some people actively hated the game, some passively hated it. Big Beach Sports managed to sell over a million copies; a very impressive milestone for any game. Despite this claim to fame, the game was a broken mess, and was only popular … Continue reading Big Beach Sports 2 – Motorsport Massacre
Motorsport is a big part of Go Vacation, much to my excitement, and it's found in the form of "Motor Fest" in the City Resort. This one mini-game manages to include not only street races through the resort, but also motorbike racing, checkpoint races, and open-wheel oval racing in a huge stadium. All the motorsport … Continue reading Motorsport (Go Vacation) – Impressions
FapMania - Australia-America Wi-Fi Connection Pro was not prepared for this More highlights of NOA REGGIE terrorizing TrackMania Wi-Fi some weekends ago. Grubdog, Infernal Monkey, and Pro Daisy were there to stare DEATH IN THE FACE. While driving might be serious on the first try, life can change quickly the next*. Videos tell all. Follow … Continue reading TrackMania Wii – Wi-Fi Videos Part 3
We revisit the suspenseful, exciting past quarter of the gaming industry, as witnessed by U.S. President Barack Obama. Obama and his advisory team closely monitoring the PSN outage. Tension is at an all-time high. E3 2011: Obama and staff watching Microsoft's press conference. Yes, Hillary, those were hardcore games for Kinect. E3 2011: Cheers and … Continue reading Presidential Midsummer Recap
FapMania - Australia-America Wi-Fi Connection More highlights of NOA REGGIE terrorizing TrackMania Wi-Fi some weekend ago. Grubdog, Infernal Monkey, and Pro Daisy were there to stare DEATH IN THE FACE. While driving might be serious on the first try, life can change quickly the next*. Video tells all. Follow the link to see the full … Continue reading TrackMania Wii – Wi-Fi Videos Part 2
FapMania - Australia-America Wi-Fi Connection Highlights of NOA REGGIE terrorizing TrackMania Wi-Fi some weekend ago. Grubdog, Infernal Monkey, and Pro Daisy were there to witness his mania. We said, "WOW." TrackMania emphasizes pure driving and amazing track design. Rather than rubbing bumpers with other cars repeatedly in a set loop, the tracks are primarily Point … Continue reading TrackMania Wii – Wi-Fi Videos Part 1
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What do you get when a team of 8 people make a budget Wii game that simulates racing some of the toughest handling cars in the world from the 60s? Do you believe in miracles? I do. GP Classic Racing is a fine game that delivers exactly what it set out to do. The driving … Continue reading GP Classic Racing
I get the feeling low-budget (that "b" word! please don't panic) titles like Speed and FlatOut are genuine curiosities for a small number of people (all 5 of them?). They're probably cautiously fascinated by a couple other Zoo Games titles or ANYTHING new under $20-25. They're interested in "experiencing animals", but only while the beasts … Continue reading Speed, FlatOut Videos