Gaming: Clearing the Back Catalog

This was an excellent week for me and gaming. I finished not one, but two Zelda games that I had purchased long ago and never started, or got around to finishing. So let’s discuss back catalogs, how long mine is and how good it feels to cross items off the list. Continue reading “Gaming: Clearing the Back Catalog”

10 Things I Love About The Wii U

The Nintendo NX is on the horizon for a launch in March 2017. However that fits into the line up being a successor/eventual replacement to the Wii U or a supplimental device, there is still plenty of reason to love the Wii U.  Today I want to list the top 10 things I love about my Wii U. Continue reading “10 Things I Love About The Wii U”

Thoughts: The problem with Wii Fit

Ages ago when Wii fit first launched on the Wii I went out and spent $90 to purchase it. Being a gamer and computer user I knew (and still know) I need to put more effort into staying healthy, and playing games and having it teach/coach you through routines sounded great. I used it for a while, let it sit, picked it up a while later, let it sit and this pattern continued for years. Recently I started back up, but this time with Wii Fit Plus and playing on the Wii U. After a few days of training I found out the reason why I couldn’t stick with it for long which had baffled me for quite some time. Continue reading “Thoughts: The problem with Wii Fit”

10 Things I Would Change About The Wii U

The Wii U is a fantastic console, but falls short in a few areas. From trying to force the tablet controller into any game to poor online multiplayer, this is a list of 10 things I wish the Wii U did better at. Continue reading “10 Things I Would Change About The Wii U”

Club Nintendo Gift: A Smashing Soundtrack

Last year Nintendo created a special offer for Smash Bros. fans(at least in the US and Canada). If you bought Smash on both the Wii U and 3DS as well as registered them to your Club Nintendo account by January 13th, 2015 you would be eligible for a free soundtrack offer. I was lucky enough to be able to purchase both games, register them and recently received my long awaited copy! Curious to know what this is like? Read on to find out! Continue reading “Club Nintendo Gift: A Smashing Soundtrack”

Thoughts: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS

Nintendo has recently released it’s latest in the Super Smash Bros. series. This time including a series first by also releasing it for their handheld system. Haven’t played Smash Bros. before and are wondering if it’s worth it’s price? Debating on which version to pick up? Don’t want to read another review with an arbitrary review score attached?  If so read on to find out more! Continue reading “Thoughts: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS”

Nintendo Store: Deals – Accessories & Refurbished Systems

Still looking for additional Nintendo Deals?  Look no further as this week I will let you know a way to purchase systems and accessories directly from Nintendo in USA/Canada. Continue reading “Nintendo Store: Deals – Accessories & Refurbished Systems”

Wii U: Best Time To Buy Is Now (July 2014)

If you are planning on or considering purchasing a Wii U but haven’t done so, now may be the best time to buy.  Multiple promotions are currently running which can allow you to score a console with multiple games for seriously low prices.  Continue reading “Wii U: Best Time To Buy Is Now (July 2014)”