Don’t forget to claim your Club Nintendo Elite Status Reward

Time for a public service announcement for all 3DS and Wii U owners. One of the major Club Nintendo dates draws near. As we’re all aware, Nintendo is shutting down its rewards program for good on June 30, 2015, but there are two other important dates to keep in mind. One of which is April more »

Best Buy selling 3DS XLs for $150 today

You know how Amazon has its Deal of the Day specials? Best Buy does that too, and today it has a rather lovely deal on the original 3DS XL. Typically, the handheld is still , but today everyone can take $25 off. Yes, that means anyone interested can get a 3DS XL for $149.99. It’s more »

BioWare makes Mass Effect fans’ dreams come true with talking Elcor plushies

Dreams are coming true today, people. We are in the presence of greatness. The BioWare Store has topped itself, because it is now offering the best Mass Effect products ever. You can now buy a talking Elcor plushie. Hug him and he’ll talk to you! Isn’t that the best? Here’s why the Mass Effect Elcor more »


Pottermore keeps Harry Potter relevant

I joined the Harry Potter-centric website Pottermore way back when it first started in 2012. At the time, the book series was long since finished, and the movies were coming to an end. I knew that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction would be opening up, but getting there from the frozen Minnesota tundra more »

Here’s Your April 10, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

You’ll be forgiven if you speed through this week’s Indie Game Bundle Update. There are some good offerings here and there, but also many repeats. We’re in a lull. There aren’t many exciting prospects. It’s best to review the 28 indie game bundles, and see if any of the few, new options stand out. This more »

Last call for Club Nintendo Coin redemption

Last call, Nintendo fans. Well, almost last call. One of the big Club Nintendo dates is fast approaching. As we all know, the company is shutting down the rewards program in favor of some as-of-yet mystery service. The first “date” was January 1, 2015, as no products or games released past then provided Coins. The more »

Cards Against Originality lets you be awful with smartphones

If you’re anything like me, you’re a terrible person who enjoys doing terrible things. That makes it likely that you’ve played the super popular card game Cards Against Humanity. If you’ve never played it, I hate you and hope you never bear children. In any case, now there’s a way to play that awesome game more »

TwitchCon could be better for Let’s Play “stars” than attendees

Game steaming has become a viable method of entertainment media. League of Legends finals draw over 30 million viewers, there were 9.4 million Awesome Games Done Quick unique viewers this year, and in 2014 Twitch had over 100 million unique, monthly viewers. It’s no wonder that TwitchCon 2015, the first official convention celebrating streaming games, more »

WotC makes PathGuy take his D&D Character Generators down

Everyone who plays Dungeon & Dragons, I’m afraid I have some bad news. A valuable resource is now gone from the internet. I regret to inform you that Wizards of the Coast have asked Ed “PathGuy” Friedlander to remove his D&D character generators from the internet. Which is a shame, because they’ve been making tabletop more »

2015 Lunar New Year Play-Asia Sale has begun

Good news for anyone who’s a fan of importing delightful games and items from Japan. One of the most anticipated Play-Asia sales is now on. Yes, I’m talking about the Play-Asia Lunar New Year Sale. Why is it so great? Because stuff is discounted, and you can win other stuff for shopping. Over 10,000 items more »


Club Nintendo website working again

Club Nintendo website working again Since I know a lot of people are eager to call dibs on their Club Nintendo freebies before everything shuts down on June 30, 2015, I figure now’s a good time to send out the alert. The Club Nintendo website is finally, kinda, sorta working again. I mean, there are more »


Club Nintendo offers new rewards, good luck getting them

I was so excited this morning, people. Do you know why? Because I woke up to people saying that the new physical and digital, Club Nintendo rewards were online! I raced to my computer, headed to the website, then remembered that the Club Nintendo website is stuck in 2001 as I slowed to a halt. more »