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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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…

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

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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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Top Ten Wii Games You Never Played

Wii gamers are a fickle bunch. As a majority, they appear to fall into three categories; first party IP whores (those that only play Nintendo-published games), established IP whores (those that only play games with a recognizable name – meaning sequels or ports) and those that are non-gamers brought to gaming by the Wii (they…

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

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