R.I.P. Hiroshi Yamauchi (November 27, 1927 – September 19, 2013)

This is truly terrible news for those of us who grew up loving the company this man transformed from a playing card/toy manufacturer into the video game juggernaut it was before the Wii U launched. Due to complications with pneumonia and not seppuku as early reports suggested, the retired president of Nintendo passed away today […]

Thursday's Download: The Wii U is Now ACTUALLY Worth the $300 Dollar Price Tag!

Kidding. Look, I can’t pretend I’m all that familiar with Earthbound outside of being aware of the cult favorite status its carried around for years. I’ve never actually played it because as you already know, RPG’s are famously synonymous with how little I care about them. But considering the fact that the original instruction booklet […]

5 Days Into the New Club Nintendo Calendar Year and I'm 200 Coins Away From Achieving Platinum Status.

Humble brag or clear sign of the need for some form of deep psychological treatment? You be the judge! So the way this shook out is that I’ve been sitting on registering a lot of games plus not filling out post-play surveys for well over the past 8 months or so. I achieved platinum status […]

Well, the Good News is that I Now Own a Sweet Bootleg Mario Bank Straight Outta Mexico…

…but the bad is that it’s the kind that needs to be broken if you want to get back whatever you put into it. I smell a nerdy ass garden gnome on the horizon. Look at those crazy fingers!