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3 hidden treasures found in GameStop’s DS bargain bin

Sometimes it’s worth swallowing your pride and digging through a million copies of LEGO Rockband and Imagine Babyz. There be gold in them there yellow paper sleeves. You may think the idea of “DS bargain bin at GameStop” is a recipe for disappointment, but for whatever reason, a few games in the company’s “unsellable for more »

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Nintendo 2DS feels like a step backwards

When Walmart was having a pre-Black Friday sale on 2DS systems, I jumped on it. For only I could have a 2DS of my own. I could stop borrowing my boyfriend’s Pikachu 3DS XL, out of fear that I would break such a precious thing. However, I felt really strange when I finally held the more »

I’m learning the art of selling video games

I’ve been collecting games for about as long as I’ve been playing them, and I’ve been playing them for over thirty years. I enjoy collecting. I like having everything arranged nicely on shelves and stacks of new additions awaiting cataloging and sorting. I love buying old things in person, talking with the people who owned more »

There are new, transparent 2DS models thanks to Pokemon

We all know about Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, and Omega Ruby right? We’re all on the same page there? We also know that Nintendo has gone crazy with special 2DS releases right? So it doesn’t seem too farfetched that they are releasing, yet again, a special 2DS. This one specifically for the release of the new more »

Important Importables: Game Center CX Deserves a Second Chance

Retro Game Challenge is the best DS game . It’s a mini-game collection of “retro” games, and is inspired by Shinya Arino’s Game Center CX TV show where he plays retro games. The original title had players attempting to best Game Master Arino by playing “classics” like Cosmic Gate, Robot Ninja Haggle Man, Rally King, more »

Nintendo eShop Update for August 14, 2014

All eyes on the ! This week’s eShop update is better for owners than for those with the , but we’ll make do. Especially since there’s something rather exciting. I’m talking about the eShop debut of Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge. Well, it’s exciting for me because I never played the original, but still. So more »

2014 Pokemon World Championship is August 16-17, 2014

Big things are happening in the realm of Pokemon soon. No, I’m not talking about another 3DS game or Pokken Fighters reveal. It’s almost time for the 2014 Pokemon World Championship. On August 16-17, 2014, players of the and will converge on Washington DC and it is quite a big deal. Now, there’s really no more »

Nintendo eShop Update for June 3, 2014

Pardon my language, but holy crap. This is a fantastic week for the Nintendo update. Like, it’s crazy good. Not only are there 4 games and 7 games, there’s also 1 DSiWare game and 1 WiiWare game. This is just shocking. I think I need to sit down. Oh, wait, I already am. Okay, you more »

Nintendo eShop Update for June 19, 2014

This week’s update is unexplainable. Really, I’m stunned. There are a ridiculous number of and games available this week and I just honestly can’t believe it. I’m amazed, and once you keep reading, I’m sure you will be too. There are also 6 different eShop sales this week. Wii U owners’ only discount is Toki more »

Wii U Virtual Console gets Brain Age (in Japan)

One of Nintendo’s “brilliant” plans to save the Wii U is to make it some kind of Virtual Console haven. However, instead of actually, you know, releasing tons of in-demand NES, SNES, and N64 games each week, it’s instead diversifying the trickle of Virtual Games dripping out and adding GBA and DS games to the more »

Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection isn’t dead thanks to Homebrew

We all know the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection was shut down for and owners on May 20, 2014. It was a sad time, since it meant no more online multiplayer or bonuses for lots of lovely DS and Wii games. But, just because Nintendo shut their servers down doesn’t mean we’re out of business. Fans have more »

Nintendo eShop Update for May 15, 2014

update? Yes, please! This is a big week for and owners. Two anticipated indie games, Moon Chronicles (3DS) and Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails (Wii U), have hit the eShop. Not to mention, the Mega Man May event continues. The only downside is a $7.99 Candy Crush Saga clone for the 3DS. It’s more »