Archive for September, 2017

Nintendo home consoles ranked from best to worst

It looked like a lunchbox. How seriously could it be taken? To be fair, the Gamecube offered powerful specs inside. After the company lost some ground with the Nintendo 64 though, it became hard to regain the top spot from Sony. Lists are never perfect …

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Nintendo Wii Shop Channel To Shut Down In 2019: We All Know Why, Right?

The Nintendo Wii Shop Channel will be shut down in early 2019, ending the run of the service which was launched for the Nintendo Wii consoles in December 2006. Everybody saw it coming, however, as Nintendo is understandably shifting its focus to its new …

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What We Played #325 Danganronpa V3, BattleChasers: Nightwar & SNES Mini Classic

He can’t say much about it but apparently it’s bloody huge! He also decided to buy the PS2 Classics version of Psychonauts which is seemingly just as clever and funny as he remembers from more than a decade ago. Meanwhile he’s continuing to chip away …

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An Xbox Architect Explains Why It’s Impossible to Find the Original Xbox Boot Video

Just like the little GameCube video where the purple blocks move to draw the pattern of a “G” (for GameCube), the original Xbox also had a little video, or rather program. According to Blackley, and known to hardcore fans of the original Xbox, the original …

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Nintendo’s best retro console isn’t the SNES Classic, it’s the 3DS

Old Nintendo DS games: The 3DS works with nearly all DS games going back to 2004. And also, all of the great 3DS games. Metroid: Samus Returns is one of the best 2D Metroid games ever made, and it just arrived earlier this month.

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