LATEST FEATURES7 Lessons From a Japanese Indie Game Festival
Well I went down yonder to a place called Kyoto It gets hotter than the Hotto Motto We rode a few buses and hopped on the train Felt a lotta joy and a little bitta pain
After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...
Posted on Friday, December 15 @ 12:00:00 PST by Duke_Ferris
Depending who you ask, the Wii is either a revolutionary step in a brave new direction or a Gamecube with a dangerous controller. In our opinion, it's an innovative alternative to spending a ton of cash...with a dangerous controller. It lacks the polygonal punch of its rivals, instead letting you punch at the screen, possibly even through it.
But the Wii has more going for it than random accidents and family room bloopers. Straight out of the box, Wii Sports is addictive, universally enjoyable and free, plus there's a nice selection of classic NES, SNES, Genesis and N64 titles available through the user friendly Virtual Console service.
Nintendo is back.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
It won't do your homework, turn lead into gold, or fix your broken television, but it will entertain you for hours and hours as you save Hyrule, bash skeletons, and solve mind bending puzzles. If you own this game, you should probably get a Wii, too.
Possibly the best party game since "King's Cup," Rayman Raving Rabbids is great with large quantities of alcohol and people. But remember, alcohol, a Wiimote and your plasma screen TV will mix, so please, play responsibly. And by that, we mean at someone else's house.