Tag: Nintendo Wii

Feb 17

Opinion: BlackIce’s Top Ten Game Picks For The Last Generation Consoles

Now that we’re a bit of a ways into 2015, I’ve been thinking back about the last generation of consoles and some of the games I’ve played on them over the years. There’s been a lot of them quite honestly, and of course they run the gamut from great to WTF. 🙂 So I just …

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Feb 20

Gamer-Tech Reviews: Rayman Origins (Xbox 360)

Rayman Origins is one of those games you’ll either love or hate. Why? Because it harkens back to a time when platformer titles were charming and fun, but not necessarily overly flashy. But for an old-school gamer like myself, this title is right up my alley, especially since I tend to get nostalgic over old …

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Jan 15

Game Sales Drop In 2011, Despite Some Good Titles

When we look back at the release list of games for 2011, it hasn’t been too bad of a year game-wise. Games like Skyrim, Batman: Arkham City, Portal 2, and many others have made this past year an improvement over games in the past. While not necessarily ground breaking, many of the games have at …

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Dec 12

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Racks Up $1 Billion In Sales….Activision Puts On Their Money Hat

If nothing else, you can’t say that Activision doesn’t rake in a gamer’s cash money these days. Activision today announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has made more than $1 billion in sales, taking just 16 days to do so. You heard what I said. SIXTEEN DAYS. Sales of that magnitude pretty much …

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Dec 10

Xbox 360 Sells 1.7 Million Units In November…Sony And Nintendo Have Good Month, Too. :)

I’ll say one thing for the current console market: Things may be taking a turn for the better, at least as far as sales of hardware and software go. Microsoft is certainly smiling at the moment, as they have sold 1.7 million units of hardware during the month of November in the United States, according …

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May 05

Nintendo Wii To Hit $150 Price Point On May 15th

With the news of a Wii successor being unveiled at E3 this year, Nintendo seems to be making a early play to move as many Wiis as possible before any new hardware is unveiled. Nintendo has announced that they will be planning to drop the price of the Wii to $150 on May 15th. Good …

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Nov 29

Gamer-Tech Reviews: Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (PC)

Need for Speed, one of Electronic Art’s most enduring game series, has returned yet again with another installment. This one, which is number 11, does a bit of a reboot of the series and brings the game back to its glory days with lots of point-to-point racing action, and brings back the police for some …

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Oct 30

Nintendo is bringing some classic Mario love to the Wii for $30.

If nothing else, Nintendo sure knows how to sell you Mario titles. Coming up on December 12th there will be a new collection of Mario games for all you classic Mario lovers out there. It’ll be heading to the Will, releasing for $29.99. So, what do you get on the disc? Sadly, not much, at …

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