NES Wireless Gamepad for PC, MAC, Android and iOS

I’ve had a very nice working relationship with Xgaming for well over a decade.  These guys make high quality arcade controllers and arcade cabinets for arcade emulators like MAME.  They’ve been around a long time and I have praised them over and over through the years on my popular RetroGaming Radio podcast. Recently they sent me a…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Wii on Wii U: The LightGun Games

One of the greatest genres of gaming on the original Wii was the plethora of incredible lightgun style arcade shooters.  With the Wii U finally selling proper, it is time to continue our series on “Wii on Wii U” by giving you a look at all the fantastic lightgun games you can pick up for…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Why you can’t play Wii games using Wii U’s Gamepad Controls

With Mario Kart 8 just one day away, it is likely that a lot of new blood is going to be getting into Wii U.  Once the thrill of racing has died down a bit, the budget conscious Wii U shopper may decide to look into buying up some super cheap-ass original Wii games.  After…

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Fifteen Retail Games That Define Why You Should Own A Wii U Now

A lot of people are having issues justifying the purchase of a Nintendo Wii U.  Whatever your reasoning is behind it, I’m going to list fifteen retail games that demand you own a Wii U. What’s more?  It doesn’t include this year’s juggernaut titles Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. – these are games…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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The Next Gen Console Wars: The Ultimate Question Answered

For those that listen to my podcast Passenger Seat Radio, this is old information.  But since I’m getting inundated with the same question pretty much daily, I figure it is time to write an article on the subject. “Xbox One or PS4?” About Shane MonroeShane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Call of Duty: Ghosts (Wii U) Quick Look

A lot of people are on the fence about picking up Ghosts; esp. on the Wii U.  They are cautiously awaiting someone they trust to give them a thumbs up or down before they pull the trigger (pun intended) on this action FPS title. I managed to put a few hours in last night and…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Wii on Wii U Gamepad: What Makes Off-Screen Play the Killer App

When we first heard about the Wii U’s “game pad” there were those of us who were skeptical about it.  It seemed like a likely “dual screen” implementation for a console – in line with the success of the Nintendo DS product line.  The obvious uses were speculated about at great length.  Heck, I even…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Why the Wii U could be the greatest console ever made (and how Nintendo is screwing it up)

Many people get the wrong idea about me.  They think I’m a Nintendo fanboy.  After all – I sung high praises for the Nintendo DS, 3DS and Wii; all great market sellers – but not the most accepted gaming systems by the “core gamers” out there.  Fighting with me about why HD graphics don’t make…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Lego City Undercover Review

Let me preface this review by saying that Lego games are very hit and miss for me. I have truly enjoyed some of them; like Lego Batman 2 on Wii and Lego Pirates of the Carribean on the 3DS. Others, like the Lego Star Wars series or the Lego Indiana Jones series simply haven’t done…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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