Gaming’s Best and Worst Hardware Quirks You May Not Have Known About
We’ve seen 40 years of home gaming hardware and, with each new system, there’s always some wrinkle of innovation to discover. Sometimes, those innovations are obvious and ingenius such as Sony’s Dual Shock controller design. (It’s still incredible to think that it was a controller evolution and not part of the...
Evidence Points to a True Animal Crossing Sequel for the Wii U in 2016
During yesterday’s E3 Digital Event, Nintendo announced two new Animal Crossing spinoffs: Happy Home Designer and Amiibo Festival.  We were already told about Happy Home Designer back in April, a narrowly-focused version of 3DS’s New Leaf focused on your duties as a virtual real estate agent of sorts.  Amiibo Festival,...
Why Doesn’t the Wii U Have a Damn Baseball Game?
It’s an absolutely befuddling incompetence by so many parties at one time: the Wii U doesn’t have a single baseball game! How does this happen for a 2-year-old console?  Sure, sales for Nintendo’s current-gen system are behind both the PS4 and (barely) XBox One, but come on…we’re still talking about an...
What is the Wii U?
The Wii U is Nintendo’s successor to the wildly popular Wii and a completely new console that was released on November 18th, 2012.  The console’s main feature is an iPad-like device, called a GamePad, that the player can use as a controller (and touchscreen) while it also provides a primary view of the game or a...