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The Best Nintendo Wii Games Under $12

The Wii library is starting to get to the sweet spot of high supply in resale shops and eBay before the console gets fully “retro”.  This guide was starting to get out of date, so here’s the complete revision.  Since Wii games are becoming more affordable, but not dirt cheap yet, I figured the $12 […]

Games That Defined The Nintendo Wii

By: Prfsnl_gmr, Omerta, Flake, and Racketboy Check out the full lineup in the Defining Games Series For better or for worse, the Nintendo Wii introduced the world to motion controls in late 2006.  The Wii and its revolutionary control scheme were a roaring success, and this success, in turn, resulted in hundreds of first- and third-party […]

The State of Modern Rail Shooters on the Wii

Presented by Daniel Primed of DanielPrimed.com The rail shooter is a genre synonymous with the arcades, synonymous because it’s where the on-rails format began with force-feedback guns, large displays and adults only red curtains. Sadly, by the time the rail shooter started to establish itself arcades were slowly dropping off the map, leaving the genre […]

The Best Nintendo Wii Games Under $20

As some of you know, my wife recently got me a Wii for my birthday, so being the cheapskate I am, I did my research of the best games for the system that won’t set me back a bunch of money.  Now, I haven’t played all of these, but I’m going mostly on critic’s reviews […]

Zelda Four Swords + 5 Gamecubes + 5 TVs = Sweet Zelda Party

presented by fastbilly1 with racketboy The Idea In A Nutshell Zelda Four Swords Adventure for the Gamecube is a killer party game, but who wants to play on a GBA? We fix this issue with a killer multi-Gamecube, multi-TV setup. Nintendo Makes Legend of Zelda Multiplayer It is a fickle slope when traditionally single player […]

The Best High-Resolution 2D Games Yet To Be Released

Luckly for old-school gamers, there are plenty of two-dimensional games on portable gaming devices like the GBA, DS, and PSP. However, when it comes to modern home consoles like the Wii, XBox 360, and the PS3, quality 2D games are getting harder to find and often get overlooked. In this feature, I wanted to focus […]

NiGHTS into Dreams for the Wii: Screenshots & Interview

As we draw closer to the first of April, we can’t help be feel a little uneasy when we talk about rumored sequels for cult classic games. But a number of sources have been slowly “confirming” that a new NiGHTS into Dreams game is indeed on its way for the Nintendo Wii. Portuguese games magazine, […]

Creative Hacks for Elegant Gamecube and Wii Harmony

One of the most overlooked selling features of the Nintendo Wii is its small footprint and sleek styling. Once the Virtual Console is fleshed out more, the Wii has to opportunity to make an incredible amount of games, both new and old, available without taking up much space in your entertainment center. Unfortunately, if you […]

Neo-Geo Gaming Coming To Wii Virtual Console

Even though, it is impressive the the Wii’s Virtual Console supports every Nintendo console in addition to the Sega Genesis/Megadrive and the TurboGrafx-16, you can’t help but admit that the Virtual Console hasn’t quite lived up to its hype just yet. As I had suspected in the past, the Neo-Geo library will soon be added […]

Make Your Own Wireless NES and SNES Controllers For The Wii

When the Wii (or Revolution) was announced I was so happy to hear that the standard controller would be wireless. However, once the “Retro Controller” was displayed, I was disappointed to hear that a wire was tacked on. However, we are now aware of the project to turn authentic NES and SNES controllers into wireless […]

Visual Comparison: NES, Virtual Console, and NES Clones

Within the last year, the options for playing classic Nintendo games has multiplied via the Wii’s Virtual Console and a small handful of NES clones now available. While all the options sound very nice on paper, Ben Kuchera from Ars Technica’s Opposable Thumbs has taken the initiative to actually try all the different retro Nintendo […]

Preview of Bust-A-Move Bash on the Wii

It’s already been demonstrated numerous times that the Wii’s motion-sensing “wii-mote” can take modern game genres and make them more engaging (see the Wii’s new commercials for a demonstration), but we haven’t seen many examples of taking old-school 2D games to the next level (Metal Slug being the only one so far). Majesco, however has […]