Ryan Wilson

Wii Rock Band Owners Losing RBN Support

Wii Rock Band Owners Losing RBN Support

Harmonix community manager Aaron Trites has confirmed initial suspicions that the Nintendo Wii versions of the Rock Band franchise will be losing access to the Rock Band Network, citing low online sales and limited demand.

 Alan Smithee

New Screens for NBA Jam on the Wii

New Screens for NBA Jam on the Wii

Wow, I had no idea this was even being considered…much less getting a complete remake and headed to the Wii only! It’s official though EA is in-fact making a new NBA JAM that will be Wii only! The game is still based on 2D gameplay (that’s a good thing kids) and from the pictures, it […]

 Alan Smithee

Another Nintendo Product Will Finally Hit the US

Another Nintendo Product Will Finally Hit the US

Well it’s about fucking time we get our grubby mits on a Wii DualShock…err, I mean the Wii Classic Controller Pro controller. The once Japan-only will be hitting the shelves packaged with Monster Hunter Tri, which Nintendo is saying pushes the Wii’s hardware to the max. I’m not kidding, it’s in the Press Release. The […]

 Alan Smithee

Nintendo, I don’t recognize you anymore…

Nintendo, I don’t recognize you anymore…

First off, I’ve been hearing reports of the newest firmware you’re pumping out to battle the haxors of the world has caused people who were unmodified to have bricked Wiis, from which you’ll not claim any responsibility and will actually charge people to get fixed? Now I’m hearing that if you buy stuff for your […]

 Alan Smithee

Is Wii Waggle Dead?

Is Wii Waggle Dead?

The creative director for Red Steel 2 seems to think so. Jason Vanderberghe goes so far to say that the Wii Waggle is dead, it is no more, it has shuffled off this mortal coil and gone off to meet it’s maker, it is an ex-feature.

 Alan Smithee

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom – OMG Frank West

Well it seems I have the first game I’ll actually go out and buy for my Wii with Tatsunoko vs. Capcom. I mean, c’mon Frank West from Dead Rising being able to put a Servbot helmet on his opponent as a super attack? That’s worth the $50 price tag right there. Don’t even get me […]

 Alan Smithee

Wii Price Drop?

Wii Price Drop?

Well it’s looking more and more like the Wii is about to get a price drop. Yup, it’s going to be dropping from $250 down to $200 in time for the last 2 people in Japan and most of the African continent to pick theirs up. At first, there was the Toys ‘R’ Us ad, […]

 Alan Smithee

Red Steel 2 Wouldn’t Work Anywhere But Wii

Red Steel 2 Wouldn’t Work Anywhere But Wii

In a Q&A session on the Ubisoft forums, Red Steel 2‘s Jason Vandenberghe (Creative Director) answered a pointed question to whether or not the company would look towards a multiplatform release. Red Steel 2 is Wii exclusive, and Wii MotionPlus exclusive. The core gameplay of intense, 1st-person swordplay simply doesn’t function the way we want […]