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  • Blog Post: Five Licensed Famicom Games That Never Released On NES

    On July 15, 1983, Nintendo released the Famicom in Japan. Though the console itself eventually made its way to North America (as the Nintendo Entertainment System), not every game released in both territories. To celebrate the 31st birthday of the history-making system, we’ve put together a list... More
  • Blog Post: The 1000-Year-Old Gamer: A Look At Video Game Age Gates

    Age gates are the Internet's half-hearted attempt at preventing minors from seeing potentially objectionable material. Like most of you, my birthday is on January 1st, but I have found a good deal of variety in just how far back various game companies' website go in available birth year. Asking... More
  • Blog Post: Three Useful Tips For Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

    It’s rare that I immediately replay a game in my free time after reviewing it for work, but I did just that with The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. After giving it my first 10 score in my review , I started round two at home in an effort to do everything there is to be done in the game... More
  • Blog Post: How To Unlock And Use QR Codes In Animal Crossing: New Leaf

    Animal Crossing: New Leaf has been out for almost a month now, so many of you probably already have an expanded house and a variety of shops in your town. Being as time sensitive as the game is, however, there are plenty of more features and surprises to come. One feature that's new to the series... More
  • Blog Post: E3 Booth Tour Round-Up

    The spectacle that is E3 needs to be seen to be believed. For those that couldn't experience it first hand, we took a camera through the major booths to bring sights to you. Check out the videos below to see a quick sample of what Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony had in store for E3 attendees this year... More
  • Blog Post: The Best Manga And Anime-Based Games

    Unfortunately for Japanese manga and anime fans, the majority of video games based on those two mediums don’t often make it to our shores. Reasons such as licensing and popularity get in the way, but every once in a while we’re lucky enough to get something based on our favorite franchises... More
  • Blog Post: My Wii U Love Affair

    The Wii U is not without its shortcomings, but I have already found a lot to love. I spent a lot of time getting the Wii U updated and transferring over my Wii data, as most Wii U owners did on its first day of life. Just as I was ready to jump in, my wife’s parents arrived to stay with us during... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Wii U Unboxing

    The Wii U made its way into our office today, so we took it out of the box and took a bunch of pictures of it. It was all very exciting. First things first. Here's the front and the back of the box. Our friendly Nintendo giraffe was on hand to help out. Here's the side of the box that tells you... More
  • Blog Post: Five Things I Want In A Resident Evil 2 Remake

    Capcom recently teased that it would consider remaking Resident Evil 2 if fan demand is high enough. The Resident Evil remake on GameCube is regarded by fans as possibly the best example of the series’ classic survival horror formula. I know I speak for many fans with this list of things we’d... More
  • Blog Post: Launch Lineup Reflections

    The launch lineup is important to the success of every console. How have the consoles of the past fared during their first days of life? We learned about the launch lineup of the Wii this morning , and it's looking pretty strong, if a little familiar . We've decided to take a look back at the... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Our Exclusive Trailer For Mario U's Boost Rush Mode

    When New Super Mario Bros. U launches alongside the Wii U in November, platforming fans will be able to try out a unique new challenge. Boost Rush mode rewards players for collecting coins, but the level auto-scrolls faster as your pockets get fatter. We played several levels of Boost Rush mode while... More
  • Blog Post: E3 Predictions: Console Price Drops

    Gamers are always up for a console price drop, and next to the holiday season, E3 time is ripe for a price reduction. Will we see any at this year's convention? Each console manufacturer has their own reasons for reducing the price of their current consoles particular to their own situation in the... More
  • Blog Post: The Augmented Reality Game Roundup

    Augmented reality is the next big step taking us away from the harsh truths of reality. Instead of escaping into an entirely separate world, as we have been doing in video games for decades, augmented reality lets us merge virtual and real worlds together into something that has yet to prove itself as... More
  • Blog Post: Reiner And Phil: The Series Finale

    The day we've all dreaded is finally here. After a year-and-a-half of making weird, dumb, and sometimes slightly funny videos with my best friend Andrew Reiner, I'm leaving Game Informer at the end of the week. We knew we had to send off the Reiner and Phil series with something special, and... More
  • Blog Post: Reiner And Phil Play Fortune Street

    Do you love board games? Do you love making money? Do you love Reiner and Phil? Then, boy, do I have the video for you! In this 20 minutes of die-rolling, we take a look at Nintendo and Square Enix's reinterpretation of Monopoly. Sit back and prepare for a lesson in economics from Phil and a lesson... More
  • Blog Post: Quick 15: Xenoblade Chronicles

    We only discovered earlier today that Xenoblade Chronicles, the long-awaited Wii RPG from Monolith Soft, is finally being brought over to North America early next year. However, by the time that news hit, I had already done horrible, unspeakable things to my Wii in order to make a European copy of the... More
  • Blog Post: Zelda 25th Anniversary: Remembering Twilight Princess

    Early in the evening on Saturday, November 18, 2006, I joined a line of teenagers, 20-somethings, and scruffy adults at a Wal-Mart in the middle of Minnesota – the nearest location to my tiny college that sold video games. I had never been to a midnight launch before, but years of Nintendo fandom... More
  • Blog Post: Reiner And Phil Play Rayman Origins

    NOVEMBER 15 IS A TERRIBLE RELEASE DATE FOR RAYMAN ORIGINS. With that complaint out of the way, please join Reiner and I as we do our best to make sure you don't completely miss out on this gorgeous, charming new platformer from Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel. In this 15 minutes of footage... More
  • Blog Post: The Legend Of Zelda's Top Ten Items

    Destroying bosses, exploring dungeons, and solving puzzles are all crucial elements of the Zelda series, but finding new items might be the most exciting of them all. Considering that a new item could be the key to destroying that boss, exploring that dungeon, or solving that puzzle, collecting them... More
  • Blog Post: The Story Behind The Wii U And Darksiders II

    With the announcement of the Wii U at E3 2011, Nintendo proudly showcased a video that had third-party developers heaping praise on the Wii U system and the unique properties of the touch-screen controller. Generic platitudes aside, we wanted to speak with developers about the actual process of getting... More
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