Opinions: Just HOW did Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom get localized anyway

  In 2008, the release of Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Cross Generation of Heroes in Japan caused a stir in the fighting game community. The Vs. Capcom series had been silent following the release of Marvel Vs. Capcom 2, a long eight year gap for fans of the tag-team chaos. To suddenly release a new entry…

Opinion: The Virtual Console Rides into the Night

Nintendo recently confirmed that the Switch will not see a Virtual Console as seen on the Wii, Wii U and 3DS. At this point, this isn’t a huge shock; the Switch has been out for over a year, and Nintendo has made two big shifts in policy in regards to its back catalog. One, the…

Opinion: Rest Well Sweet Wii Shop Prince

Tonight brings the end to the ability to purchase Wii Shop points, effectively shutting down the long running service that introduced the world to the Virtual Console and Nintendo’s first stab at digital content. Both certainly had their faults, and the interface was a bit clunky to navigate, but it was very Nintendo in how…

Music: The Last 5 Songs from my Top 100 VGM!

Finally! It’s time to put an end cap on this feature as I round out the last five songs from my Top 100 VGM! Of course, now I need to do my favorite soundtracks properly…my work is never done! lol Open the World (Part I), Culdcept, Kenji Ito, PS2, NEC/OmiyaSoft, 2002 This is a definite…

Opinion: Bottom 25 Games – 21) Just Dance 2

21) Just Dance 2 (Wii, UBI Soft, 2010) Just Dance became the poster child of the aggressive marketing push for the “casual” dynamic propagated by the success of the Wii. However, my sole experience with this behemoth of a franchise (which is still releasing titles on the original Wii this year!) made me really wonder…