• Versus Mode: EA, Wii Injuries, Dragon Quest IX, and More

    GC writers Steve Hamner and Eric Regan discuss whether EA is trustworthy, whether Nintendo is responsible for Wii-related injuries, whether DQ9 should be on the DS, and more.

  • 0wning the Competition: Wii v.2?

    So the ball is back in Nintendo's court. When the DS first came out, the PSP was kicking its ass. Big time. The DS had numerous issues—people weren't sure about the whole touch screen thing, or the

  • Cheat Codes for Life

    Zack Huffman offers advice about getting a PS3 on the cheap, the best time to get next-gen consoles, and more.

  • Player Two: Wii Didn’t Start the Fire

    Let me explain to you guys how I write this column. I sit around all month, trying to think of something to write. I read the news; I look at the Internet—and stare. Then I give up and decide to write the editor and say, "holy crap there’s nothing to write about HAVE MERCY. MERCY ON MY POUR SOUL." At that point it’s a given there won’t be anything. To write on something, it has to move me. It has to give me some pause. It has to piss me off, or make me laugh—do something or I feel it wouldn’t be deserving of my precious time. The other day, my friends—wow. Let's all talk about Nintendo, shall Wii?

  • Versus Mode: Televised Gaming, The Wii’s Name, Sexism in Oblivion, and More

    GC writers Steve Hamner and Casey Levine discuss whether televised gaming belongs on TV, the Wii's name, whether Oblivion is sexist, and more.

  • Versus Mode: Sony’s New Console, Nintendo’s New Console, Peach vs. Toadstool, and More

    GC writers Steve Hamner and Eric Regan discuss the PS3 catching up to the 360, what Nintendo should call its new console, whether it's "Princess Peach" or "Princess Toadstool," and more.

  • Dear Readers: Keeping Up

    Dear Readers, Atari released its "Video Computer System" (known by most as the regular ol' Atari) to American audiences in 1977. The next mainstream home console, the original Nintendo, came out eight