Clearing up the amiibo confusion… will it succeed?

amiibo is officially on store shelves and I’m already seeing a lot of confusion. Has Nintendo done a good enough job educating?

Clearing up the amiibo confusion… will it succeed?

amiibo is officially on store shelves and I’m already seeing a lot of confusion. Has Nintendo done a good enough job educating?

PAX East 2015 tickets are on sale… and they’re gone!

PAX East tickets went on sale today. If you didn’t get them in time, they were gone before you could even react. How can we fix this problem?

Murph’s PAX East 2014 indie game awards

These are some prestigious honors I am going to grant on some of the PAX East indie games. You can’t buy better publicity than this!

Steam Winter Sale begins now to Jan 2

Slightly different format but the Steam Winter Sale 2014 is going on right now.  Get your wallets ready!

Posted 4 days ago

Some Nintendo Black Friday 2014 deals

NintendoLife shares some of the Black Friday deals for Nintendo.  I’ll be taking advantage of the Best Buy / Target ones I know that!

Posted 3 weeks ago

Free Sonic Boom theme on 3DS

Looking for a 3DS theme but don’t want to pick a color or pay money?  You can get a Sonic Boom theme free from the 3DS theme shop.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U gets release date

Brace yourself fighters.  Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will be hitting store shelves on 11/21/14.  Yes, it’s a pretty big deal.

Posted 2 months ago

Disney website does throwback to the ‘90s

Disney is kicking it old skool this week and has a throwback version of its website up and running.  It is pretty awesome.

Posted 3 months ago

Amazon running End of Summer Sale

Amazon is discounting a lot of digital download games for its End of Summer Sale.  The sale runs from 8/28 to 9/1.

Posted 3 months ago

Actually Amazon is buying Twitch for ~ $1 billion

Though it was widely reported recently that Google would be buying Twitch for $1 billion, it is actually Amazon that is making the purchase.

Posted 3 months ago

Steam summer sale has begun

The Steam summer sale has begun and will be from June 19 - June 30.  Hope your wallet is ready! 

Posted 6 months ago

AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion

Apparently it is popular to buy things nowadays… IGN is reporting that AT&T is buying DirecTV for $48.5 billion.

Posted 7 months ago

YouTube to buy Twitch for ~ $1 billion

Though not officially confirmed by Twitch or Google/YouTube, Variety is reporting that YouTube is buying Twitch for over a billion dollars.

Posted 7 months ago

An Oculus Rift… for chickens

Why should humans have all the fun right?  There’s an Oculus Rift for our friends the poultry as well.

Posted 7 months ago

Xbox One without Kinect coming soon

Kinect-free Xbox One will be coming out on June 9th for $399

Posted 7 months ago
Club Nintendo Update: December 2014
Posted on Dec 15th 2014 9:20 p.m. by Murph

It’s the end of the year. Does Nintendo go out with a bang? Let’s see.

Nintendo announces Black Friday weekend cyber deals
Posted on Nov 26th 2014 11:03 a.m. by Murph

Nintendo has some small discounts on some games if you are interested this Black Friday weekend.

Club Nintendo Update: November 2014
Posted on Nov 17th 2014 7:53 p.m. by Murph

Games for coins… you know the deal by now folks. Some new games out this month. Not as good as last month, but still something.

Nintendo Direct 11-05-14 write-up
Posted on Nov 8th 2014 4:28 p.m. by Murph

Nintendo is back with another Nintendo Direct. Let’s see what they have in store for the holiday season.

Nintendo to start offering “Pre-Download” service
Posted on Oct 30th 2014 10:27 p.m. by Murph

Similar to Steam. Buy the game ahead of time and download the majority of it so you’re ready to play on day one.

New Super Smash Bros. poster set on Club Nintendo
Posted on Oct 30th 2014 10:17 p.m. by Murph

Some pretty nice posters are now available on Club Nintendo. Nothing amazing but cool nonetheless.

PAX East 2015 tickets are on sale… and they’re gone!

PAX East tickets went on sale today. If you didn’t get them in time, they were gone before you could even react. How can we fix this problem?

Super Smash Bros Wii U Nintendo Direct write-up
Posted on Oct 23rd 2014 at 10:55 p.m. by Murph

A Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros Wii U? I can’t wait to hear what Nintendo has in store for this one.

Club Nintendo Update: October 2014
Posted on Oct 13th 2014 at 7:38 p.m. by Murph

Some more games for coins. Some of them I highly recommend this time… what a change!

Nintendo’s Super Smashing Sale week 4 deals
Posted on Sep 25th 2014 at 1:50 p.m. by Murph

It’s the 4th and final week for the Super Smash Bros. inspired sale. Let’s see if Nintendo has anything good for us to buy.

Nintendo’s Super Smashing Sale week 3 deals
Posted on Sep 18th 2014 at 1:45 p.m. by Murph

Week 3 is upon us. Nothing that great from what I can see sadly but maybe something tickles your fancy. Next week is week 4 and the final week.

Nintendo is giving out Super Smash Bros. 3DS demos
Posted on Sep 12th 2014 at 6:24 p.m. by Murph

If you are a Club Nintendo Platinum member or have a friend that is, they were sent an email with 4 codes. One for them, 3 for family/friends.

Nintendo’s Super Smashing Sale week 2 deals
Posted on Sep 11th 2014 at 4:17 p.m. by Murph

It’s week 2 of Nintendo’s Smash Bros. inspired sale. Let’s see what they have discounted for us this week.

Murph’s PAX East 2014 indie game awards

These are some prestigious honors I am going to grant on some of the PAX East indie games. You can’t buy better publicity than this!

Club Nintendo Update: September 2014
Posted on Sep 9th 2014 at 5:50 p.m. by Murph

8 more games from the house that Mario built. Nintendo apparently doesn’t think 4 games is enough anymore and I can’t complain.

Nintendo Smash Bros. influenced eShop sale
Posted on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:27 p.m. by Murph

Nintendo is bringing a decent sale with a Smash Bros. theme. For four weeks, each week will highlight games featuring certain characters.

Some Japan Nintendo Direct coverage (8/29/2014) and more
Posted on Aug 29th 2014 at 12:03 p.m. by Murph

Nintendo just dropped a whole bunch of new information and releases. A New 3DS, Ultimate NES Remix, new bundles, and tons more! This is a must read.

Twitch streamer gets SWAT team called on him
Posted on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:50 p.m. by Murph

The Creatures got “swatted” during a stream of Counter-Strike: GO. Swatting is when someone calls in a prank SWAT call on someone. Yes this happens.

Pokemon fighter coming to arcades, not Wii U yet
Posted on Aug 27th 2014 at 8:53 p.m. by Murph

A Pokemon fighter from Bandai Namco, the creators of Tekken, are creating a Pokemon fighting game that will be in the arcades. No Wii U version yet.

Free Mario Kart 8 DLC and some non-free DLC
Posted on Aug 27th 2014 at 8:43 p.m. by Murph

Mario Kart 8 is getting some free DLC and some other DLC that you can buy if you are so inclined. I’ll personally be picking up both!