Tag: Wii U

Mario and Zelda cannot save Nintendo

After two years in a row of lackluster Nintendo news at E3, I began to ponder the future of the company and if it still has a place in today’s console wars. After a full year of the Wii U being released, and incredible sales numbers for both PS4 and XB1, we have to revisit the argument that “Nintendo is dying a slow death”. See the explanation after the jump… Excerpt from Nintendo’s E3 analysis in June of 2013: After last year’s E3, most were fearful that one of the most iconic gaming franchises in the history of the...

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GuysGirls’ 2013 Holiday Gaming Guide

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! We here at GuysGirl hope you have a great time with friends and family and that you take some time to reflect on all for which you are thankful. Now, Thanksgiving means Black Friday, but unfortunately, when it comes to deals and Black Friday tips, I’m not your guy. I shop at Best Buy because it’s across the street, and my one Black Friday experience ended with me buying groceries at Target. (Pro Tip: Black Friday at midnight is an excellent time to go grocery shopping.) The cashier gave me an odd look, and the guy checking stuff at the door just sighed and...

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Nintendo at E3: The Press Conference and What You May Have Missed

The first day of E3 provided plenty of excitement as both Microsoft and Sony showed off their new consoles and provided glimpses of much-anticipated games such as Destiny, Halo, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts 3, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Assassin’s Creed, and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. What about Nintendo? The company needed to come up big to avoid getting left behind, and if that does happen, it won’t be for lack of trying at E3. Nintendo pulled out all the stops and had some big announcements of its own. First up is Mario...

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