Nintendo’s Crackdown on Review Copies, from a Smaller Outlet’s Perspective

Is cracking down on scummy leakers and pirates at the expense of hardworking reviewers a good idea in the long run, or not? I look at both sides to this move, and give my honest opinion. Continue reading Nintendo’s Crackdown on Review Copies, from a Smaller Outlet’s Perspective

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Cancellation: The Common Trend with Wii U Kickstarters

Kickstarter has been quite a big name in the past few years. While the platform didn’t really take off for video games until Shovel Knight in 2013, Kickstarter was still a good place for developers to raise funds for their projects. Unfortunately, despite the many success stories on the site, there have also been a few duds, either because the final product became something that … Continue reading Cancellation: The Common Trend with Wii U Kickstarters

My Rough Experience with Pokemon Moon on Amazon

EDIT: My copy of Moon was changed to ship on the 16th. Appears this issue was fixed, thankfully. Hopefully you didn’t cancel before today. So on the 18th of November the biggest 3DS game of the year is coming out, Pokemon Sun/Moon. We all know by now that even if these games were the next No Man’s Sky people would blindly buy into the millions, and … Continue reading My Rough Experience with Pokemon Moon on Amazon

Why Would Nintendo Take down AM2R?

As you may have seen from my recent theory, recently news has gone out that yes, the well-received Metroid II Remake, AM2R was indeed taken down by a legitimate law firm under NOA. Despite recent events providing a valid point on how it could have easily been faked, it seems that somehow Nintendo decided that now was the only justifiable time that they could take down … Continue reading Why Would Nintendo Take down AM2R?

DEBUNKED Speculation: NOA isn’t your enemy for the AM2R Takedown (UPDATED)

FINAL MAJOR UPDATE: Metroid Database has confirmed that depressingly, the letter they received, the takedown notices, everything is 100% TRUE. No further comments have been given from them, but I made an opinion article on the entire matter here. Nevertheless, the original article is below the edit log for those wondering what my suspicious were. This speculation of mine has officially been DEBUNKED.  MAJOR EDIT 6: The … Continue reading DEBUNKED Speculation: NOA isn’t your enemy for the AM2R Takedown (UPDATED)

Six Super Nintendo Games that deserve to come to the New 3DS Virtual Console

Just when we all thought the 3DS Virtual Console was dead in the water after the lack of new additions in 2015, (along with Japan going for nearly two years without a single title, not counting special promotions) Nintendo had to surprise everyone by announcing that New 3DS owners would be treated to Super Nintendo games being available for the Virtual Console. While the launch … Continue reading Six Super Nintendo Games that deserve to come to the New 3DS Virtual Console

Seafoam Gaming’s Top 5 3DS Virtual Console titles of 2015

Originally posted December 20th 2015 on the Seafoam Gaming Forums Out of all the titles Nintendo usually offers on their digital stores, the Virtual Console has always been a nice bonus service for retro gamers hoping to experience their favorite classics yet again, and the 3DS eShop is no exception, offering a wide variety of Game Boy, Game Boy Color and NES titles to choose … Continue reading Seafoam Gaming’s Top 5 3DS Virtual Console titles of 2015

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water’s Digital Only Crisis

Originally Posted October 10th 2015 on the Seafoam Gaming Forums A month ago Nintendo of America issued a press release regarding their upcoming holiday 2015 lineup, with release dates for many of their upcoming games finally getting revealed (Although Star Fox Zero has since been delayed right as this article was beginning to wrap up). However one particular game has caught the attention of a … Continue reading Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water’s Digital Only Crisis

Three Third Party GBA games that should hit the Wii U Virtual Console

Originally Posted August 18th 2015 on the Seafoam Gaming Forums   Similar to the last list I made in June, I decided to make another one for some third party GBA VC games that haven’t released in any region as of this post, (Meaning it wouldn’t fall in the tradeoff category like Final Fight One in North America, or be any first party games from … Continue reading Three Third Party GBA games that should hit the Wii U Virtual Console

Three DS games that should hit the Wii U Virtual Console

Originally posted June 19th 2015 on the Seafoam Gaming Forums It’s no surprise that the Wii U Virtual Console is one of the most debated topics when it comes to the eShop. Some people believe it should be focused on as a selling point, like the Virtual Console service on the Wii was while others think it should stay as a nice bonus service to … Continue reading Three DS games that should hit the Wii U Virtual Console