"This week sees a number of new additions to retro gaming catalogue on Nintendo consoles, including Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Ghouls’n Ghosts on the Wii U’s recently launched Virtual Console platform and Mega Man 5 on the Nintendo 3DS. Furthermore, the critically acclaimed Super Metroid is available at a reduced price for a limited time."
"Recently, I put out an April Fool's article about Nintendo upgrading the Wii to the "Wii Tuu", showcasing better graphics and more of a "me too" attitude compared to the new Sony and Microsoft platforms. I also speculated about the possibility of an upgraded GamePad in another article. My humor and speculation articles weren't entirely unfounded, though. Nintendo has a history of tweaking their systems, offering slightly different iterations through the console's lifespan. Here's a sampling o..."
""Recycling material isn't anything new in video games. Game companies, whether it’s due to fan response or some sort of twisted narcissism, love to re-release their old wares on other consoles. In this list, we’ll check out five classic titles and see an example of both a proper port of the game and one that misses the mark for one reason or another.""
The Wii U hasn't been selling as well as Nintendo has hopped. Gamers are getting a little worried but there is light at the end of the Wii U tunnel. Gamers will have to be patient and wait for the fall/holiday season. Until then, gamers will have to make due with a few releases over the next months. Goozernation has a few other suggestion for Wii U owners, what about the virtual console or picking some of the cheaper Wii AAA titles up to tide themselves over?
"Prepare to ‘hero up’ this autumn, when LEGO Marvel Super Heroes puts players in control of their favourite super heroes from the Marvel Universe. In a new video released today, you'll get a sneak peek at a few members of the Amazing, Mighty and Uncanny team who join forces to stop an array of Marvel villains."
"Ubisoft has launched a competition offering gamers the chance to win a trip to Gamescom in Cologne this summer. Available to enter via the Uplay platform now, gamers can redeem their ‘Uplay Units’ for entries into the prize draw, known as the ‘Meet Your Heroes’ contest."
""It’s become what is easily the most requested form of entertainment that anyone has ever directed toward Nintendo. In fact, it’s right up there with the Final Fantasy VII HD remake in the “most wanted video game in history” argument. It’s not something limited to just giving the gamers what they want; it’s also a no-brainer to making Nintendo’s future in the console race much more stable and respectable.""
In this week's episode, the guys talk about Defiance, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Pandora's Tower, Dead Island: Riptide, Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins, Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel, Sanctum 2, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Fairway Solitaire and more.
"This week sees the long awaited release of the Rayman Legends Challenges App on Wii U, a free release from Ubisoft as an offer of appeasement for the delay in the release of the full original title, Rayman Legends. Also coming to Wii U this week is Injustice: Gods Among Us, featuring your favourite DC Universe heroes and villains engaging in earth-shattering combat."
"In anticipation of the summer release of Columbia Pictures’ and Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D hybrid live-action/animated family comedy The Smurfs 2, Ubisoft recently announced that they will develop and publish a videogame based on the film. Following that announcement comes the official debut trailer for The Smurfs 2: The Game, available here at Electronic Theatre."
This is a serious condition that can happen to any video game console. Gamers everywhere want to know is this brought on by poor sales, bad hardware, or the lack of 3rd party support? What is the condition? It is called last generation syndrome. It is where the interest in a previous console wanes and the prices comes down right before the prices shoots back up to collector levels. Goozernation will attempt to diagnose the issue and provide some sort of explanation. Can this be prevented?
GG3 posts all assets from the recent Nintendo 2013 line-up reveal. Plenty of big first party 3DS and Wii U titles, including Mario & Luigi, Zelda, Pikmin, Professor Layton, Donkey Kong, Animal Crossing and more. All have their screenshots, concept art, logos and packshots, all available in one place.