Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or have real things to worry about) you know that the venerable game maker Nintendo has been having trouble making money lately. Now, I’m not a financial analyst. And I’m not really an expert on the Japanese game development or hardware business either. In fact, I’m not even that huge of a Nintendo fan any more. I kinda don’t like those Super Mario Galaxy games. BUT! I did beat Super Mario Brothers 3 back in the day (and I have a column due) so I’m pretty sure that makes me qualified to opine
The following is the latest in a series of journal entries chronicling the author’s descent into next-gen gaming degeneracy and assorted geekery – from getting his first television in years to trying to figure out why the @$@$&@@ you need two goddamn directional pads just to walk down an effing hallway.
Don Becker returns to The App Hole with a critique of Blackberry’s lackluster attempts to stay current.
The Rookie of the Year mistrusts the members of his Spaceteam.
The Rookie of the Year waxes poetic about geoDefense and declares an official Unwinnable letter-writing campaign to its creator.
Richard Clark writes a love letter to some old digital flames.
Brendan Keogh goes split screen with Toybox from Barrel of Donkeys.
Don Becker explains the ins and outs of the newly announced iPhone 4S. At least the iPhone 3 is free with new contracts..