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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…

About Shane Monroe

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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Review Lagoon’s Ten Great Nintendo 3DS Games

So … you’ve been holding out on getting the Nintendo 3DS handheld until the screens got bigger – and now that the 3DS XL is out, many people are jumping into Nintendo 3D land for the first time. Now is the greatest time to put together my own Ten Great Games for the the 3DS. Before we…

About Shane Monroe

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

Game Systems Handheld Entertainment Nintendo DS/DSi/3DS Slideshow

50 Nintendo DS Games To Own Before They Are Gone

With the Nintendo 3DS taking off, it is going to get harder and hard to get a hold of great, lesser-known Nintendo DS games.  The Ultimate Whore of Used Games, Gamestop, is already drastically reducing shelf space for Nintendo’s last generation hand held; if you can even find used games with boxes anymore it is a miracle.…

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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Thor: God of Thunder (3DS)

As the latest incarnations of super heroes movies go, Thor wasn’t the worst or best entry thrown into the hat.  Better than Captain America, worse than Iron Man but at least Chris Hemsworth was more or less likable and despite all the CGI – you always had Natalie Portman to look at.  In the end,…

About Shane Monroe

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

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Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions (3DS)

Namco has a lot of video gaming properties out there.  However, Pac-Man and Galaga have obviously been Namco’s biggest money makers because we continue to see the games released again and again – for one system or another.  We’ve had the games in “TV controller” form, Xbox Live renditions and of course in portable and mobile formats as well.…

About Shane Monroe

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

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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…

About Shane Monroe

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