Is your normal Wii too damn big and too damn normal looking? Just in time for Christmas, Nintendo has recently announced the Wii Mini, an even smaller and even uglier version of the Wii, with a mini price of just $100. And it’s ugly. Did I mention that?
Since October 22nd, a man whose legal name is Isaiah-Triforce Johnson has been camping outside of Nintendo World in New York City, to be the first person to get his hands on a Wii U console in 21 days. But because of the approaching superstorm Hurricane Sandy, Triforce was forced to evacuate his spot. Awww.
Johnson had begun the vigil on Oct. 22. Johnson was told by Rockefeller Center security, the landlord of the premises, to leave by 6 pm today.
If you owned an NES, games didn’t always start the first time, so there was this idea— no one really knows where it started, but it spread like wildfire way before the world wide web, that when your NES was being picky, you had to “blow the dust out” so it could get a clean connection. The fact is though, that this was just a placebo and blowing into the cartridge usually did more harm than good.
So far, the Wii U has looked pretty decent for a console, at least it looks more like an actual console than a gimmicky toy, which is something. But should you rush out and get a Wii U on the first day when it launches later this year? IHCer Hollander has written an article on GamesRadar on why you might just consider snagging Nintendo’s new console.
Nintendo announced an official launch date and pricing for North America for the Wii U. The brand new console will arrive on November 18 and will be available in two colors and two storage sizes. The Wii U will also come with Nintendo TVii, a built-in service for watching Hulu, Netflix and live television.
Bethesda seems reluctant to release Elder Scrolls on the Wii U. The Wii U pad may seem like it’s perfect for an RPG like Elder Scrolls, but Bethesda doesn’t think the Wii U will have the hardware specs to back it up. Don’t worry, I’m sure there will be a Cooking Mama game for the Wii U.
Hardcore video game collectors will pay big bucks for all kinds of incredibly rare pieces of video game history, but $55,000 for a yellow NES Legend of Zelda prototype cartridge? Not with a prototype version of the game, but a prototype version of what would later be a shiny gold NES cartridge.