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    • Nintendo downloads for December 28, 2009

      Wow! Nintendo really wants to end 2009 in the right way, if its download selection for the week of December 28, 2009 is any indication. There are four WiiWare games, one Virtual Console game and five DSiWare games ready to be downloaded. Oh, and did I mention that Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth (WiiWare), PilotWings (VC) and The Oregon Trail (DSiWare) are among the new downloads? Well they are! It is an absolutely stellar week for…

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    Nintendo downloads for November 23, 2009

    by Jenni Lada on Nov 23, 2009 at 12:33 PM

    This is a big week for Wii owners. Huge. The kind of week where you better upgrade to firmware 4.2, even if you’re worried about it bricking your Wii. The WiiWare and Virtual Console games are worth it. If you’re only going to download from one category today, Virtual Console… Continue Reading »

    Black Friday 2009: Gamestop’s videogame sales, doorbuster deals

    by Jeremy Hill on Nov 20, 2009 at 09:34 AM

    The Black Friday ad for Gamestop has been leaked and it has some pretty nice deals. For example you could buy a 120GB PS3 Slim with LittleBigPlanet GOTY Edition and God of War Collection for $299. If the Xbox 360 is more your flavor Gamestop is selling a Xbox 360… Continue Reading »

    Black Friday 2009: Video game deals in Best Buy’s sale ad

    by Jenni Lada on Nov 13, 2009 at 02:00 PM

    The Black Friday ad that is, for many people, the ad to watch out for has been leaked onto the internet. Best Buy’s 2009 Black Friday sale ad has been leaked onto the internet. As expected, it is quite possibly a video game and technology fan’s dream. There are tons… Continue Reading »

    Libraries hoping historical games increase curiosity about history

    by Brian Allen on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:48 AM

    As a Reuters story notes, there is big business in history for the game industry. One of this year’s most anticipated titles, Assassin’s Creed II, sees the game’s hero interact with a young Leonardo da Vinci and use his design for a flying machine. The first Assassin’s Creed was set… Continue Reading »

    10 best unintentionally educational games

    by Jenni Lada on Nov 9, 2009 at 07:34 AM

    Video games are often berated for the lack of educational content found in them. They’re often considered a waste of time. But, if you look closely, even games that aren’t slapped with the edutainment label or feature educational material can be teaching valuable skills to the people playing them. Gamertell’s… Continue Reading »

    Appletell Review: Three accidentally educational games for iPhone, iPod Touch

    by NEWS on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:20 AM

    FROM APPLETELL – In this review, we look at three educational iPhone applications; Polynx, QuizQuizQuiz and Whirly Word. Each one is slightly different, but each is great to play.
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    Casual Friday: Update for October 24 – 30, 2009

    by Jenni Lada on Oct 30, 2009 at 09:18 AM

    Somehow I expected more scary and spooky casual games to be released this week, since Halloween is Saturday. Four isn’t too bad – Fort Zombie, Trapped: The Abduction, Night of the Scarecrows and Sters all debuted, but somehow I expected more than that. Of course, when you combine those with… Continue Reading »

    What Would Jesus Play: Walmart testing Christian games in Texas

    by Brian Allen on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:26 AM

    Is the Christian market for games being underserved? Is there, in fact, a market for Christian games? Walmart and Left Behind Games will try to answer those questions with a test in 100 stores in the Houston and Dallas areas. These stores will stock back catalog PC games based on… Continue Reading »

    Getting in the 9/9/09 mood with nine appropriately titled games

    by Jenni Lada on Sep 9, 2009 at 10:49 AM

    Today is one of those special days. It’s September 9, 2009. Seems ordinary enough, unless you look at it like this: 9/9/09. People are throwing special parties, the movie 9 opens in theaters today, Apple’s releasing the Beatles’ music catalog digitally today, Beatles Rock Band debuts and a select number… Continue Reading »

    Let your DS help with your homework

    by Jenni Lada on Sep 2, 2009 at 07:02 AM

    By now, the inevitable has probably happened. You’re probably back in school. It happens, and until you turn 18 you’re stuck there for the time being. But learning can be fun and doesn’t have to be a dismal experience. A good way to help make the learning process easier and… Continue Reading »

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