Posts Tagged ‘Wii’

A couple of years ago I started to aggressively order things online. Mostly electronics. I often find steep discounts off things I would never need, but want nonetheless on Slickdeals or Fatwallet. Other times, trusted online retailers like Amazon and Newegg are a man’s best friend. The shipping boxes, however aren’t. A couple of years […]


[Note: This is a re-post from Ploked from 3/15/10] Prior to 2006, video games were for the hardcore. Xboxes, PlayStations, and Gamecubes separated the boys from the men. If you didn’t invest in learning button control schemes and combos, you couldn’t rumble with the best players in Soul Calibur II, Halo, or even Mario. When […]


Last year when Barack Obama was swept into executive power, one of his main priorities was to create a national healthcare plan and digitize medical records to improve efficiency, saving billions of dollars a year in the process. While his grand plans have been somewhat foiled by a lack of bipartisanship, universal healthcare remains at […]


Ah yes. The age old battle between Mario and Sonic. Whose side were you on? I’m a Mario fan. Sonic never really caught on with me. Don’t get me wrong, I loved waking up at the crack of dawn just to watch the Sonic TV show back in the 90’s and I even bought a […]


Two graphs. One is a line and one is a bar. You can figure the rest out by yourself. I guess even Modern Warfare raking in $1 billion dollars in sales for Activision can’t bring the Xbox 360 and PS3 to even kiss the feet of Mario. Ars Technica


After shacking up the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, Nintendo’s Wii console is at last getting streaming video via Netflix. The content will apparently not be HD, but according to Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America, it doesn’t matter because it’s not important to Wii owners. Reggie, I think you aren’t up to date […]


Word on the street is that Nintendo has patented the name “Zii.” Rumors and speculations are breaking out across the web indicating that this could possibly be the name of the Wii’s successor that would more or less be a HD-equipped console to combat Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PS3. In its third holiday season, […]