Tagged:  Nintendo


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 »

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Look Out for These Games During Holiday Sales

Written by (@phneri) on November 27, 2012 in Opinion

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So between teaching, tutoring, podcasting and publishing a book, you haven’t heard from me in a while. Some of you might even be grateful for that. To you I give a hearty pffffbbbt. To the rest, I want to talk about some games. Nothing recent, because I’m pretty sure you’ve seen all the Black Ops… Read More »

PAX 2012: Scribblenauts Unlimited Impressions

Written by (@mrsleftybrown) on September 6, 2012 in Features

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If you have every played any of the 5th Cell’s Scribblenaut games you are familiar with Max and you know that he can get himself into some pretty crazy creative fun. The newest iteration is going to building on to that. Scribblenauts Unlimited has added multiple layers upon an already successful game. There is an added community aspect, a… Read More »

[email protected]: Our Favorite Game Companies

Written by (@itloo) on August 7, 2012 in [email protected], Podcasts

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[email protected] has finally hit double digits! Join them as they talk about their favorite game companies, get nostalgic about cartoons, pee their pants, and talk about what they’ve been playing this week! Plus, an awesome announcement from Michi!     You can find us on Twitter at @Nerds_At_Play, at our Facebook Fan page, or on iTunes.

Ubisoft Debuts Avengers: Battle for Earth

Written by (@) on June 12, 2012 in News

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It’s been just over a month since Ubisoft first surprised comic books fans by announcing the development of Avengers: Battle for Earth for the Xbox 360 Kinect and Wii U gaming consoles.  Now, in the wake of this year’s E3, Ubisoft has released a little more information on the upcoming title, along with a few new… Read More »

Nintendo Goes Pro With New Wii U Controller

Written by (@therealbigwall) on June 4, 2012 in News

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Nintendo has shared some juicy tidbits of some of the new features of the Wii U in a pre-E3 video package designed to tease the upcoming press conference on Tuesday. In the video, we are given an up close look of the final Wii U controller design that now features thumb sticks rather than circular… Read More »


The Gaming Future is Near

Written by (@leftybrown) on May 16, 2012 in Opinion

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Near Field Communication technology is slowly becoming more and more ubiquitous, and it has the potential of transforming how you will soon be playing video games. Some of you may have already experienced something similar to NFC at work if you played Activision’s Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure which used small figures that were fitted with RFID… Read More »

Ubisoft Assembles The Avengers This Fall

Written by (@) on May 10, 2012 in News

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Yes, fellow comic book fanboys … The Avengers rocked.  Now, thanks to a new game announced by Marvel and Ubisoft, it won’t be long before you too can soon suit up in your Captain America Underoos and throw a mighty shield at your TV set or Hulk out and smash all your favorite furniture. Early today,… Read More »

Review: Kid Icarus: Uprising

Written by on April 13, 2012 in


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According to Greek mythology, Icarus was the child of the brilliant craftsman Daedalus. One day, Daedalus brought his son a pair of wings crafted of wax and feathers, so that he could take flight so that he could escape the Labyrinth of Crete and get a new lease on life. Overcome with the gift of… Read More »

Review: Crush3D

Written by on April 6, 2012 in


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Despite the problems the system had during its lifespan, it’s hard to deny that Sony’s PSP was the home to a few really great games. One of my favorites was an underrated gem from Sega and developer Zoë Mode called Crush. Despite being a hit with critics, the game still flew under the radar of… Read More »