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Playcast: Earthbound

November 30, 2014 Leave a comment

earthbound Playcast

Shannon, Ethan and Tony sit around and try to talk about a game they sort of remember playing a few weeks ago.  Earthbound is one of those games that everyone raves about, but is it really worth it?  Well, listen to these three talk about the game for half an hour.

Hosts: Tony, Shannon, Ethan
Run Time: Approx 30 min.

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Nintendo Download: August 14th, 2014

August 14, 2014 Leave a comment

double dragon movie

New games get released to the Wii U and 3DS eShops every Thursday. Here’s the list of what’s new this week.

Wii U

Mega Man Battle Chip Challenge (Virtual Console)
Double Dragon II: The Revenge (Virtual Console)
Soon Shine
XType Plus


Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit! – Demo Version
Gothic Masquerade
Amida’s Path (also available on the Nintendo DSi Shop)


Gravity Badgers – $3.49 on Sale until August 28th (30% off)
Hello Kitty Kruisers – $9.99 on Sale until August 18th (50% off)
Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails – $4.99 on Sale until August 21st (50% off)
ZaciSa’s Last Stand – $1.49 on Sale until August 28th (50% off)
Atlus Games – Code of Princess, Etrian Odyssey Untold: Millenium Girl (and others) on sale beginning   August 18th through September 1st
Me & My Furry Patients – $9.99 on sale until September 3rd (67% off)
Travel Adventures With Hello Kitty – $9.99 on Sale until September 1st (50% off)

Club Nintendo August Digital Rewards Now Available

August 6, 2014 Leave a comment

August Club Nintendo Rewards

The newest lineup of digital rewards for Club Nintendo members has been posted and there are some decent titles for anyone looking for classic Virtual Console games. This month it appears that they’re doubling the traditional offering of two console and two handheld games by offering four titles for the Wii U and four titles for the 3DS. These titles will be available to redeem until September 7th when a new batch of games will be made available. The list of games and their price in coins is:

Wii U

Super Mario Bros. 2 (200 coins)
Excite Bike (200 coins)
Star Fox 64 (250 coins)
Vegas Stakes (250 coins)


Baseball (150 coins)
Puzzle League Express (200 coins)
Mario Golf (200 coins)
Dr. Mario Express (200 coins)

Note: Star Fox 64 and Vegas Stakes are for the Wii system and you will need to access to Wii Shop Channel in order to redeem those codes.

Head on over to to redeem your codes or sign up for Club Nintendo if you have not yet done so.

Club Nintendo: May Digital Rewards Revealed

May Club Nintendo Rewards

The new lineup of digital games available to redeem with Club Nintendo coins in now available. From now until June 8th you’ll be able to redeem your coins for the following games:

Wii U

Super Metroid – 200 Coins

Wii/Wii U

Mario Kart 64 – 250 Coins
Note this is the Wii Virtual Console version of the game and must be played in Wii Mode on the Wii U.

Nintendo 3DS

3D Classics: Kirby’s Adventure – 200 Coins
Brain Age Express: Arts & Letters – 200 Coins

Also with the reveal of these digital rewards the physical rewards have been put back up so you can now order physical rewards again. They were previously taken down while Club Nintendo underwent maintenance.

February Club Nintendo Rewards

February 13, 2014 Leave a comment

February Club Nintendo Rewards

I know this post is a few days late, but better late than never.  Nintendo has released their newest lineup of digital rewards through Club Nintendo.  You can head on over there and spend your hard earned coins on four new downloadable games.  Those games this month are:

Wii U

Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream – 200 Coins
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars – 200 coins


Donkey Kong Jr. – 150 coins
Art Style: PiCTOBiTS – 150 coins

Note: Super Mario RPG is the Wii Virtual Console version of the game, not Wii U.  You will have to access the Wii Shop Channel to download that game.  These games will be available until March 9th when a new set of games will be made available.

January Club Nintendo Rewards

January 14, 2014 Leave a comment

January Rewards

The newest digital Club Nintendo rewards hit the web today and this month has a couple of titles I’m really interested in.  From now until February 9th you can get your hands on four new digital games through the eShop on the Wii U and the 3DS.


Game & Watch: Cement Factory – 100 Coins
Spin Six – 150 Coins

Wii U

F-Zero – 200 Coins
1080 Snowboarding – 200 Coins

These are DSiWare and WiiWare games so keep that in mind when you’re downloading them.  To download 1080 Snowboarding on Wii U you’ll need to access the Wii Menu and go to the Wii Shop channel.  You cannot redeem this game through the Wii U eShop as it does not have Wii U version available at this time.

Two Games, Two Dollars, Two Days

December 16, 2013 Leave a comment

Mega Man X

Nintendo is continuing to come up with clever ways to offer deals on their downloadable software.  This time it’s a promotion called 2 Games, 2 Dollars Each, 2 Days.  This new promotion does just what it says.  Every two days two new games will be offered for $2 each.

Up first are a couple of Capcom classics.  Mega Man X for the Super Nintendo and Mega Man: Dr. Wily’s Revenge for the Game Boy.  These games can be downloaded by going to the Wii U and 3DS eShop stores respectively.

Check back here on Wednesday or head on over to Nintendo’s eShop Deals page for more information on the games that are available.


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