Tag Archives: Wii

Masahiro Sakurai’s Exhaustive Smash Bros. Blog Gave Me a Year of Joy and Agony

Between New Super Mario Bros. turning ten last May and the recent discovery that the Smash Bros. DOJO!! – a website used by Super Smash Bros. series director Masahiro Sakurai to promote the then upcoming release of Super Smash Bros. Brawl – began updating ten … Continue reading

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Nintendo’s Never-Ending Barbecue – ‘Grill-Off with Ultra Hand!’ and What It Can Teach Us

As many of you may know, this month marked 10 years since the launch of Nintendo’s revolutionary Wii console. Regardless of how old it made many of us feel, it was great to see the discussion sparked from this anniversary … Continue reading

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Nintendo’s Niche Game Problem

Nintendo have never been known for following trends. Their attitude to mobile gaming is a perfect example; whilst many other companies quickly set about bringing their biggest IP into people’s pockets, Nintendo have stood by their ideals and held out … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to Club Nintendo

It was June 2006 when I registered my first ever item, a silver Nintendo DS bundled with Mario Kart DS, on a loyalty program that was then known as ‘Nintendo VIP 24:7’. It may seem surprising to some, but back … Continue reading

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