Nintendo’s Road to Salvation Starts Here

Unless you’re dead on a beach somewhere or possibly locked in a bunker on an island typing in codes every hour – you’ve read at least ten articles about Nintendo in the last week.  Most of them discussing how Nintendo is as good as dead.  Nintendo should get out of hardware.  Nintendo MUST make iPhone…

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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…

About Shane Monroe

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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Injustice: Gods Among Us (Wii U) Quick Look

I’ll share my first thoughts on Injustice: Gods Among Us  (on the Wii U, for a change).  This is not intended to be a comprehensive review; but rather a first look based on about five hours of single player, story mode play. First off, the Wii U version is fab.  No issues.   The game did…

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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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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…

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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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