The Weekend Gamer
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Archive for the ‘nintendo wii’ Category

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Little King and the Promised Country…

October 17, 2007

Phew…that was a long title for a game.  You may remember last week when I mentioned that Square Enix was creating a downloadable Final Fantasy game for the Wii’s new service, Wiiware.  Well, 1up has uncovered a little more detail about the plot line of the game (via Japanese gamemag Famitsu) that’s a little RPG, and […]

Super Mario Galaxy Intro is Leaked

October 2, 2007

  This post needs no introduction.  Go check out the opening two minutes of Nintendo’s flagship series, due out on November 12th.  Enjoy! 🙂

The Weekend Gamer (September 28th-30th)

September 28, 2007

As if I didn’t know… 😉 Still, I’ll ask the question.  Because I know that you all have multi-dimentional gaming tastes.  So, what games are you playing this weekend?  If it’s Halo 3, let us know if you’re still working on the campaign or have moved fully over into multiplayer.  If you’re not playing Halo […]

Bruce on the PS4 and the Console War

September 19, 2007

The internet is littered with fanboys of every persuasion, doling out their myopic and inane arguments without much thought for intelligent discourse.  It’s because of the fact that you can hardly go anywhere without getting inundated with abusive fans of one console or the next that is so appealing to me.  The conversation has, so far […]

Web 2.0–Microsoft’s Afterthought, Nintendo’s Blindspot, and Sony’s Only Hope–Part 2

September 19, 2007

This is the second of a two part article on how the Web 2.0 is affecting console gaming. If you missed part 1, you can get started here. Sony As for the Playstation 3, while much can be said of the mistakes that Sony has made over the past two years regarding the announcement and […]

Web 2.0–Microsoft’s Afterthought, Nintendo’s Blindspot, and Sony’s Only Hope–Part 1

September 18, 2007

The advent of the Web 2.0–a term that describes the perceived change in the way that people use the internet, and which is typified by increased connectivity as well as freedom in regards to who owns user shared and created content–has had significant ramifications for our lives. The advent of technologies like RSS feeds, podcasts, […]