GameCube compatibility is unlocked for the Wii U, Iwata muses on the posibility of ending region locking, and a Bungie executive is swatted in the news of the week!
Sony dominates Hardware sales, Sony dominates software sales, and Ghost Dad makes a return in a non-Cosby fashion in the news of the week!
Far Cry 4 cover art upsets the internet, David Cage lets the world know how wonderful he is, and Nintendo turns off support for the Wii in the news of the week!
Lusipurr is the subject of a patent lawsuit when Mel claims that he invented being wrong and that Lusipurr now owes him royalties. SiliconNooB takes the case, emphatically proving to Chief Justice Iliya that Lusipurr has never been wrong. Case dismissed!
Nintendo’s third-quarter results were dismal, leading to the the masses declaring them doomed and well on the path to becoming the next Sega. Is Mario on his way to the Playstation or is this just the wishful thinking of fanboys?
Mel has spent some quality time with the Wii U and three great games. It was enough to make him think Nintendo had begun a shift in game design back to a time before motion controls.
Mel discusses the existence of easy games and game difficulty. Where does game difficulty come from and is there a place for easy games in the industry? Why have games gotten easier over the years? Come inside to see Mel’s thoughts on the matter.
Akihiko Yoshida leaves Square Enix, PS3 owners like their porn, and poor COD sales causes Activision to offer up some weak excuses in the news of the week!
Mel wraps up this generation with a look back at the Wii. A system that seems to have had an amazing early start but a dismal finish, the Wii had some bright moments. Read on to see what the system did and which games Mel found to be worth a mention.
Mel takes a look at backward compatibility as handled by the three major console makers. Why has the feature all but vanished this generation and what might be expected of it in the future?