Why Doesn't This Game Exist: The Wii U Gamepad Dungeon Master

Like many people I have long felt that the Wii U Gamepad is a vastly under-used device. There are many other gameplay features that one could imagine using it for, that are not present in the sadly limited Wii U library. For one thing, it should be near-standard to have the gamepad screen display inventory and/or maps… » 4/17/15 1:06pm 4/17/15 1:06pm

GameStop's Going Retro! (And That's Not Exactly a Bad Thing)

It’s official, Funcoland is back! Well, sort of. GameStop announced yesterday that they will begin testing out trading and selling retro games for the first time since the early 2000’s, and it’ll be happening as early as April 25th. The company plans to run a trial basis in stores located in New York City and… » 4/15/15 6:52pm 4/15/15 6:52pm

Final Club Nintendo US Platinum and Gold Rewards

Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you the final Platinum and Gold Rewards for Club Nintendo members. There are some excellent games like, Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze and Animal Crossing, but unfortunately there aren't any physical rewards. Like...at all. Also, the server's majorly busy because of all the traffic, so… » 4/01/15 12:32pm 4/01/15 12:32pm

Why Doesn't This Game Exist: Metroid, The Next Generation

First, you play as Samus Aran's daughter. Let's call her Sophie. Hold back your rage, I address alternatives at the end. Second, Sophie fights the Galactic Federation, which has become corrupted. Of crucial importance is that the corruption is not phazon, or metroids, or SA-X. It's just the GFed becoming power hungry… » 3/27/15 12:36pm 3/27/15 12:36pm

​It's Not A Nintendo Hybrid, It's A Nintendo Ecosystem.

In 2013, Nintendo merged their two game development buildings into a single unit. Up to that point, their handheld games were being developed separately from their console counterparts, and the move at the time seemed like a fairly inevitable bit of housekeeping at best. Yet what followed from that point forward was… » 3/17/15 3:49pm 3/17/15 3:49pm