Tagged:  Nintendo


TMG-307 The Curious Life of a Gaming Handheld

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 4, 2013 in Married Gamers Podcast, Podcasts

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This week Chris and Kelly Brown delve into the curious life of the gaming handhelds, the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita. They are joined by Some Other Castle podcaster, Elaine Stryker, to discuss the benefits and challenges of both handheld platforms. They also discuss the great games available on both devices. All this plus our… Read More »


Nintendo Showcases Forthcoming Games

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on June 12, 2013 in News

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While Nintendo did not have a traditional presser during this year’s E3 they proved that they will continue to bring exciting games for their current platforms. Mario Kart for the Wii U The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for The 3DS Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U 3rd Party Game Releases for 2013… Read More »


What I Want From E3 2013

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on June 4, 2013 in Opinion

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I have been watching the Electronic Entertainment Expo for a number of years, basically since I got back into gaming in the mid-2000’s. E3 is, for most fans of video games, the equivalent to the Super Bowl. It’s a time to make crazy predictions, decide who the “winner” was and who the losers are. It’s… Read More »

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A Little Portable Nostalgia in Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

Written by (@pwncess074) on May 16, 2013 in Opinion

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When I think of Donkey Kong I always flash back to the many good times of playing on the Super Nintendo with my dad or cousins. It’s strange to think how that game is still being made and improved. While it might not be the same game I remember as a kid; Donkey Kong Country Returns,… Read More »

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Ring My Bells

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on May 1, 2013 in Features

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Within the last couple of weeks there have been a few announcements in which consumers can spend their “bells” (money used within Animal Crossing) within the new iteration of Animal Crossing: New Leaf. It is not always easy to gain the bells that are needed to get everything that your heart desires, but that does… Read More »


StreetPassing at PAX East

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on March 25, 2013 in Opinion, Pax East 2013

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Head down, focused on the Nintendo handheld in hand, and with a purposeful look on the face. If you have never been somewhere a huge crowd of people are gathered with their Nintendo DS or 3DS, then you may be oblivious about StreetPass Mode. These Nintendo handheld gamers are meeting other people in a virtual… Read More »


What the Nook? - Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on March 13, 2013 in Opinion

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When I first started playing Animal Crossing on the Wii, four years ago, it became an obsession for me. I would find myself having to make sure that I would be home at certain times of the day for a special sale at Tom Nook’s store or wondering if something might happen within the General… Read More »


Why You Should Play Games Like Etrian Odyssey

Written by (@phneri) on March 13, 2013 in Opinion

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I’ve been playing a lot of Etrian Odyssey IV lately. Which is to say I’ve been getting mauled to death by wallabees. And butterflies. Then losing an hour of progress while I weep silently in the corner. Etrian Odyssey is kind of a mean game. It’s still a necessary kind of game, though. As much… Read More »


Why Is There Too Much Homogeneity in Gaming?

Written by (@phneri) on January 31, 2013 in Opinion

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Military-themed first person shooters that take place in the near future and involve left trigger and right trigger mechanics to aim and shoot, right? Remember how we’ve had like a thousand of those things this console generation? Hey, remember that decade when everything was a JRPG? No? Allow me to illuminate you, fictional conversation partner!… Read More »


You Should Have Played This: Donkey Kong ’94

Written by (@phneri) on January 29, 2013 in Opinion

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There’s a lot of games that fly under the radar. It happens now when you gaze upon Steam’s thousands of offerings, and it happened in the past with games just because we didn’t know anything about them. In those terrifying days before the internet you just had to go off of the box art. Which… Read More »