Mario And Sonic At The Olympic Games

Posted on 11th March 2008 by admin in Game Reviews

For the first time in history, Mario and Sonic are appearing together in a video game, and it’s available on the Wii – they’ve joined together to star in a game that pays tribute to the Olympics in Beijing 2008: Mario and Sonic at the Olympic games.

The game features a cast of familiar characters from both the Mushroom Kingdom and the Sonic the Hedgehog games, including: Mario, Luigi, Sonic, Knuckles, Tails, Yoshi, Bowser, and Princess Peach. Players can choose to compete with or against any of these characters, creating a truly unique experience.


Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

Sega Of America, Inc. 2007, Video Game, $39.90

he Wii version of the game makes full use of the game system’s interactive controls, as players use the wireless remote to maneuver their character down the racetrack, across the swimming pool, leap over the high jump, or even play table tennis like the pros – if it’s an Olympic summer sport, it’s a part of this game! (more…)

Wii: More than just a gaming console

Posted on 7th March 2008 by admin in Wii Features

Code-name Revolution; The Wii has indeed live up to its name as a revolutionary device. Not only does The Wii satisfied our gaming needs, it is also used by many therapists as a great tool for therapy treatment (maybe that explains why The Wii hit 14 million in sales at times when PS3 is experiencing problem hitting their sales target).

Recently I discovered another function of The Wii which is to watch internet videos through its opera browser on the television. ffwd currently, still in private beta, have recently launched their Wii-enabled website. It allows users to make use of their “Wiimote” to navigate through their site for an Internet TV experience.

Furthermore ffwd have recently published a post on The Wii is a social entertainment device on their team’s blog. It shares some interesting thoughts on The Wii and AppleTV. They are also having a mini contest giving out free Wii points so check out their site.

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Posted on 2nd March 2008 by admin in Game Reviews

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn is a japanese tactical role-playing game from Intelligent Systems, designed for Wii.

History
First announced on May 9, 2006, Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn was released in North America on November 5, 2007 and in Japan on March 22, 2007. So far, no release dates for other countries have been announced yet.


Fire Emblem

Nintendo 2007, Video Game, $49.99

Plot
The game’s plot is divided into four parts. The first part covers The Dawn Brigade, led by Micaiah, and their war to liberate their homeland. Micaiah is the silver-haired maiden who leads the Daein Liberation Army against the oppressive rulers of the land. Part two deals with a rebellion and overthrow attempt after just rule was re-established. The rebellion is put down with the help of two peasants. Part three is an inter-country war, which is carried into Part four. (more…)