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Enough Is Enough: Make Classic Nintendo Titles Free for Switch Owners

Confession time: Sometimes I like to lurk through unfinished Infendo articles from years ago just for kicks. I found one by an apparently ex-Infendo writer named Michael titled “Should Super Mario Bros. Be Free to Play”. While the article wasn’t actually about making old Nintendo games free, it did get me thinking: Isn’t it about time we make the oldest titles part of a pac...

A Horde of Rumours: How Pokémon GO Has Brought Back Gaming Gossip

It’s no surprise that Pokémon GO has been responsible for a lot of trends over the past year; People are actually leaving their houses, for one thing. Pokémon has become more of a universal trend, as we now see grandmas playing the app with their grand kids. It has even spawned a bevy of internet memes and some questionable life choices. However, one trend that seems to have slipped by most ...

After the Wii U preview event, mixed emotions still arise

The Wii U preview event in New York City has come and gone, and now Nintendo has rolled out their specific plans for their next-gen console. A release date, price point, and TWO different SKUs were unveiled along with the promise of Nintendo’s new video service, Nintendo TVii. At the time of the various reveals, it seemed obvious that Nintendo was finally living up to the promise of a new way to p...

Do video games contribute to violence among children?

Violence. Webster defines the act as an exertion of physical force so as to injure or abuse. By definition the majority of video games on the market today classify as violent, whether we are looking at Mario jumping on top of Goombas or Captain Price shooting Russians in Call of Duty. Are this games really making our children act more aggressively? Well according to certain studies yes, and this a...

Rayman Origins: These tiny character “sprites” are making me thirsty!

Rayman Origins is wonderfully artistic. That I cannot deny. But something bothers me about its graphics: Playable characters are frustratingly small. That is to say, the camera is too wide to really appreciate the playable character. Instead of enjoying the entire screen, you’re eyes are focused on such a tiny spot of TV real estate. Watch the above video to see what I mean. Yes, there’...

The Nintendo 3DS will be $189 (titles for $40?)

So September’s the big month for 3DS. Pricing, release date, Reggie Fils-Aime jumping out of a big Nintendo is King cake just like that douche Lebron James and all will be right with the world. Or will it? Rumors and speculation have the price for this genuinely industry-energizing device fluctuating wildly, anywhere from $129 all the way up to a suicidal $300. My guess? $179 to $199, but pr...

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