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Do you ever finish your downlodable games?

The witty gamers at NeoGAF want to know. I don’t know if anyone can relate, but while I enjoy the downloadable services, I noticed that I rarely complete these games. I usually get me money’s worth in time played and enjoyment but I just don’t get have a sense of urgency with finishing them. Maybe because they’re much cheaper than the usual 60 buck retail release, there is ...

What downloadable Wii game have you enjoyed most?

Can be either WiiWare or Virtual Console. Whatever. So tell me: what has been your favorite downloadable Wii game so far? And if technically not your favorite, what downloadable Wii have you returned to or played the most? As for me, I gotta go World of Goo all the way. Yes, even more than anything else on Virtual Console. Although I have played a lot of Dr. Mario X with the wife.

Nintendo tries “budget” track with Monday releases

This could just be me, but I noticed that Nintendo made it a point to stress some of the titles in this week’s Monday update were “budget” priced and inexpensive at 500 Wii Points apiece. Led me to wonder…no company says anything in a press release that they don’t mean to, so are these titles perhaps not doing as hot because of their pricing? Are developers still comp...

Nintendo: “Games and content are specific to each Wii, not users”

Want to upgrade your Wii to the new black? Then you’ll have to hold on to your old Wii to play previously purchased games, forfeit them altogether, or buy them a second time, Wired reports. “It shows extreme lack of foresight on their part,” says Wii owner Nathan Gillmore. “Did they really think the general public would be content to have all of their purchased content boun...

This week in Nintendo downloads

Mega Man 4 and six others coming your way: Virtual Console Mega Man 4 Original platform: NES™ Publisher: Capcom Players: 1 ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Mild Cartoon Violence Price: 500 Wii Points™ Description: A year after the destruction of Gamma and Dr. Wily’s defeat at the hands of Mega Man, the world is still at peace. One day Dr. Light receives a mysterious letter from an unknown scien...

Let’s get real: Nintendo will never, ever put games on the iPhone/iPad

I appreciate Business Insider’s spunk, and would actually welcome Nintendo games on my iPhone and soon-to-be purchased iPad, but let’s be honest and completely un-fun for a second: With the exception of that Philips CD-i Zelda disaster that we’ll never speak of again, Nintendo will never, ever put their games on another company’s hardware.

New Game Get checks in with Wario

Fairly quiet week as far as physical releases are concerned, but WiiWare, Virtual Console, and DSiWare sure are hopping.  WarioWare DIY came out yesterday, anyone get it or plan to get the WiiWare showcase title?

New Game Get heads to the North Pole with Sam & Max

This week’s big releases are on the Wii with new Japanese survival horror game Calling and the second collection of Sam & Max episodes. And it seems interesting that Final Fantasy II is being released today, no?

New Game Get: Mega Man 10 is released today!

Mega Man 10 is out today for Wii! And just in case you didn’t buy the four original Sonic games on the Virtual Console, you can get them on a DS game pak this week. MLB 2k10 is also out on both Wii and DS. There’s a new game that comes with a camera for Wii called Racquet Sports, too. Personally, I want to go download some Silversun Pickups on Rock Band 2 before their tour hits town th...

Top 10 Things That Annoy Me About the Wii

Over the past two years the Wii, and by extension Nintendo, has enjoyed immense success. Massive sales, new avenues of consumer adoption, grannies boxing grannies, and soccer moms getting fit on a video game controller–it’s all here, and the impact is undeniable. Why then, I ask, am I still so annoyed with this amazing machine? Before I jump headfirst into flame land, however, hereR...