Fighting a New Battle: Nintendo’s Real Intentions with the Wii U

I had an epiphany today which compelled me to write this article. Many people have questioned Nintendo’s decisions – both in the past (with the Wii) and currently with the Wii U. We know how it turned out for the Wii (best selling console, printing money, etc.) – and most people have finally gotten a hold of…

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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 U: Launch Day Impressions

As someone fortunate enough to be enjoying my Wii U on launch day, I feel it is my responsibility to tender my experience here for my fellow Review Lagooners since I know a lot of people are taking a “wait and see” approach to Nintendo’s new console. Therefore, I’ll take a very quick look at…

About Shane Monroe

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

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Ten Wii Guilty Pleasure Games Revealed

As the Wii ends its incredibly successful tenure as the best selling console, we have been throwing lists of great games you’ve never played. Now? Ten great “guilty pleasure” games on the Wii. What is a “guilty pleasure”? Well, it is either a game that is just SO BAD that it’s good – or it…

About Shane Monroe

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

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Review Lagoon’s E3 2012 Nintendo Predictions

By:  Alex J. Lopez,  alexjlopezmw@twitter, alexjlopezwmr@googleplus It’s hard to dispute that E3’s 2012 show pretty much belongs to Nintendo.  Riding high on the sudden interest in 3DS adoption (driven mainly by a big price cut and some key game releases), Nintendo averted going into E3 this year with the task of introducing a new system…

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10 more Great Wii Games You Never Played

As a follow-up to Shane’s great article “The Ten Greatest Wii Games You Never Played” here, I thought I’d add my own list of ten fantastic Wii games that somehow didn’t light up the sales charts. As with Shane’s article, my hope is that this list will help you discover some of the more obscure,…

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Console Innovation: Personal Screen Trumps Motion

The genie is out of the bottle … along with bringing the Nintendo console up to (and possibly exceeding) current generation gaming specs with HD 1080p graphics and a robust online service (eluded by Big Reggie himself) – we have another new disrupter;  the personal screen on the Wii U controller. When I first heard…

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

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Will developers force Nintendo’s hand and accelerate a Wii successor’s debut?

Despite that fact that Nintendo held onto it’s position as the best selling game console in 2010, developers are starting to pass on Wii projects, opting to move previously announced Wii titles to other platforms including the greener pastures of 3DS. Developers following this trend include High Voltage Software, who were previously great supporters of…

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