Patch notes: The awful state of industry

“A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad.” These days, with the advent of the always connected console, Shigeru Miyamoto’s quote may not ring quite as true; but for my money, I certainly wish it still was. Just this last month I have been burned by numerous titles, that had they been released only a decade ago, would have been deemed broken and unplaya...

Nintendo preparing to patch game-ending bug for Zelda: Skyward Sword

The patch is coming via download, reports Andriasang. Snail mail options will be available to game owners without Internet access. The news comes after a game-ending bug was discovered last week.

Club Nintendo shop gets a lot cuter

This might be my favorite item to appear in the Club Nintendo reward shop to date. Cripes, this is dangerously adorable. Two sets of patches (the other features Kirby and Prince Fluff) join some nifty-looking washcloth things (Nintendo calls them towels, but…c’mon, they’re not even ten inches square!) for your shopping enjoyment. Is it just me, or has the shop gotten a lot more i...