I Choose Chao! [Retro Revival #2]

Okay, so I am a huge Sonic fan. I’ve been playing Sonic games ever since I was a little kid. I grew up on Sonic Adventure 2: Battle, and played it so much now where I’ve almost 100%ed the game entirely. I love SA2B, and despite the criticism it receives for the treasure-hunting and shooting stages,it is still one of my favorite games of all time. But there’s one mode in it I wish they would bring back (and I’m still hoping they will), and that is the Chao Gardens. Continue reading

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It Would Be A Snap! [Retro Revival #1]

Did you ever play Pokemon Snap as a kid? If so, you probably remember how amazing the game was, despite its out-of-left-field concept. It was really enjoyable, and a great way to pass time.  But Nintendo has never made a sequel to it, despite fan clamoring for one for years now.  And all the technology to make the perfect sequel is right in front of Nintendo’s faces. Continue reading

Nintendo’s Murky Future: Combo-Console Possibilities? [SS Opinions #6]

In the near future, the heads of Nintendo will sit down and have to discuss the future of their company.  With the successes of the 3DS and 2DS, and the not-so-much-success of the Wii U, Nintendo will have a tough decision to make: What’s next? Continue reading

The Poké Market Crash of 2013 [SS Opinions #4]

Watch out Pokémon fans, looks like the Pokémon Bank won’t be hitting North American and European shores on December 27.

Looks like Nintendo released Pokémon Bank in Japan on Christmas, and it didn’t end well.  Due to the internet overload of so many new Wii U and 3DS systems connecting to the Nintendo Wi-Fi Network on Christmas day, server issues have been persistent throughout for all users.  Most people cannot even connect to the eShop, and those who can get iffy service at best. Continue reading

Direct Hit! [SS Opinions #3]

A few days ago, Nintendo released a new Nintendo Direct video announcing a bunch of surprises for the holidays and early 2014.  Some were a bit intriguing, but a few captured my attention more than others.  I have to say the biggest surprise, hands down, was the Legend of Zelda-Dynasty Warriors crossover title Hyrule Warriors, which looks like a great game that should prove to be a popular one.  But my favorite announcement was the introduction video for Rosalina in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U / 3DS.

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Reggie In Smash Bros. 4? Yes, Please! [SS Opinions #1]

So there’s been a little thing going around the internet that people want to see an interesting new character join the Smash Bros. roster. And it’s not someone you’d outright expect, either. It’s the Nintendo of America COO Reggie Fils-Amie. And people are trying to make it happen.  Continue reading