15 Jan 2015

Nintendo Direct – Wii U

While the focii of Nintendo Direct this morning were noticeably concentric about the 3DS, there was plenty in reserve to sate the home console crowd. One of the more enticing tidbits revealed this morning was a catalog of Wii games scheduled to be made available for download on Wii U

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14 Jan 2015

Nintendo Direct – 3DS Offerings

The ever-charming Satoru Iwata unloaded Intelligent Systems’ starting gun for the Nintendo Direct this morning. New Fire Emblem for 3DS. After a brief cinematic, in which we see grand open spaces rollicking with the tide of armies on opposite sides of feudal-era-inspired weaponry, a man on a gilt-breasted, white-haired pegasus,

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03 Jan 2015

A Year in Nintendo Land

The mood in the Nintendo office in the incipient stages of 2014 was a morbid one. A kind of stoic acquiescence, an acceptance of economic collapse drifted between desks like phantasmic tumbleweeds. The critics were fashioning sticks of ridicule and bombast with which they hoped to flail the corpse of

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