Analysis and Opinion
- Considering the Past (2)
- Game Story Spoiler Reviews (1)
- Information (9)
- Predicting the Future (8)
- Rants (7)
Is Electronic Arts Trying to Kill the Wii U?
A look at EA's weirdly vindictive attitude towards the Wii U.
Why Some Gamers Are "Shadow of the Eternals" Skeptics
Some history on the company that created Eternal Darkness, and how its difficulties influence perceptions of the "Shadow of the Eternals" crowdfunding project.
It’s Time for the Console Game Industry to Kick Their Hardware Addiction
Whether it's shiny new graphics or fancy new controllers, the console industry is convinced that the best way to sell games is with new toys. That's not the answer.
10 Realizations Inspired by Nintendo’s September Wii U Press Event - Plus 1
A look at what I've figured out about the Nintendo Wii U after their big September, 2012, press event.
Wii U Specs
A look at the specs for Nintendo's Wii U console.
Five Ways to Make Core Gamers Finally Accept Gesture Gaming
Gesture gaming is still unpopular among many core gamers. Here are five ways game developers could change that.
Amazon Instant Video - Software Review (Wii and Wii U)
A look at Amazon's Instant Video service, which allows Wii and Wii U owners to access entertainment through their consoles.
Nintendo's Big Month
It's been an interesting month for Nintendo and the Wii U, with announcements and updates and surprises. Does it all mean something?
The E3 2012 Report Card
How did the three console makers do at E3 2012? We score them all.
The Wii U Debate Rages On: DOA or a Panther Waiting to Leap?
A look at currents thoughts in the press about the success or failure of the Wii U.
Oh Wii U, I Unbox Thee
An ode to the unboxing of the Wii U.
The Wii U is DOOOOOOOOMED!
Once again critics are laying into a Nintendo console. But like the stopped clock, could they be right just this once?
Recent Reveals Making Gamers Nervous About Wii U Online System
A look at how gamers are reacting to recent news on the Wii U's online situation.
Storm Clouds on the Wii U Horizon
A look at why some gamers are deeply concerned about recent Wii U game announcements and rumors.
The Wii U at E3 2012: Did Nintendo's Sales Pitch Fall Short?
Nintendo used their press conference at E3 2012 to convince the world that their Wii U games would make the console a must buy in a presenatation unlikely to change many minds.
Two great JRPGs came out for the Wii within a few months of one another. You...
Two great JRPGs came out for the Wii within a few months of one another. You don't have to choose between them, because they're both great, but if you've only got the money for one, here's a handy comparison.
Does Michael Pachter Know What He's Talking About?
Video game industry analyst Michael Pachter is found of predicting the future of the game industry. Since one of his current predictions is that the Wii U will do poorly, I thought I'd take a look at how accurate his past predictions have been.
Should You Replace Conventional Television with Streaming Media on Your Wii?
For TV fans, there are options beyond conventional broadcast or cable TV. Herewith, a handy chart to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of switching to using Wii streaming media services like Netflix and Hulu Plus to get your television fix.
Wii Hulu Plus Channel Review
A look at the Hulu Plus Channel for the Wii, what it is, how it works, and how it compares with Netflix.
Netflix on the Wii - Review
Netflix is finally coming to the Wii (at least officially; PlayOn has offered a way to view Netflix movies on the Wii for a while now). In a few weeks, Netflix subscribers with a Wii can get a disk from Netflix that will allow them to stream movies directly through their console. I’ve had the opportunity to try out Netflix on the Wii, and while the interface is rather minimal, it works very w…
Readers' Favorite Wii Homebrew Games
Reader's choices for the best Wii homebrew games.
Readers' Favorite Wii Homebrew Software
Reader's choices for the best Wii homebrew games and applications.