Monthly Archives: July 2008
Post From Wii News Daily
Wii News Daily has posted a very interesting article on the popularity of the Nintendo Wii in Canada. Click on this link for more details.
Its been a while since Nintendo fans have had a chance to look forward to a game that was not published by Nintendo. Well, this game is definitely one to look forward to. It’s called The Conduit, and from the information that has been released, its a Wii exclusive title f.p.s. (first person shooter). Sporting great visuals and controls that rival or perfect Metroid Prime 3, it seems like Nintendo might just have another blockbuster in their hands. The developers of the game are hoping to include a co-op story mode, multi player local, and online multi player similar to that of the Halo series. Cant wait!!
This has got to be the most discussed argument I have heard over at YouTube. I’ve seen many people comment on Brawl’s uncompetitive side, and others saying how well balanced of a game it is. Although Brawl can easily be considered a “pick-up-and-play” video game, the so called “skill” is actually present when fighting through competitive battles, or even when playing on Wi-fi. Sure, Brawl is made for everyone, but there is also the option to clear all items (smashballs included) and have a hand-to-hand combat. The speed of SSBB is in fact slower compared to Melee, but this means more time to appreciated the animation goodness. Masahiro Sakurai (Sora Ltd.) had a vision in mind, to let everyone a chance to be part of a chaotic world featuring many familiar faces and giving players more “fun” for their buck. Brawl may seem like a less competitive game than its previous predecessors, but hardcore fans should take into account that there are plenty of options in the game to give skill the upper hand over luck. Also, a very potent Brawl player can wipe out the majority of contestants, with or without Smashballs. If this game is made for everyone, how can it possibly exclude competitive players? My advice, turn off items and you have a better game than Melee an SSB put together. And the truth is, Brawl is more fun with Chaos turned to the max, so stop stressing and enjoy the wacky goodness!
This video may show just how bad things may end up for fans of Brawl’s wi-fi connection. If hacking starts to spread, the lag already present through wi-fi will be nothing compared to what hackers can do. Obviously, messing around with a video game’s structure and altering its encryption can ruin the fun for many, especially if it is used during online gameplay. Let us hope Nintendo is prepared for this…
I stumbled upon Yahoo News featuring an interesting overview on the latest Rockband and Guitar Hero installments. While many rock stars are excited to share their music with fans, its seems band “Led Zeppelin” thinks otherwise. They stated that they don’t feel comfortable “granting outsiders with their master tapes”. Is this justifiable, or is it a rather rude gesture on Led Zeppelin’s part? You decide.