From the monthly archives:

December 2011

Heavy Fire: Afghanistan for Wii

December 13, 2011

Developer Teyon blasts out another title in the Heavy Fire series, this time featuring the battlegrounds of Afghanistan and wave after wave of hostile insurgents. Pros: In the shooter genre, there’s no question that the Call of Duty franchise reigns supreme.  Especially with the latest release of the spectacular Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, […]

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National Geographic Challenge – Nature Meets the Wii for a Trivia Challenge

December 12, 2011

When it comes to learning and education in general, I have always been a firm believer in what some might call “sneaky learning.” After all, why should learning be so boring and dull when there are so many fun possibilities out there, with children not even realizing hat they are learning something. National Geographic has […]

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ABBA You Can Dance for Wii

December 11, 2011

People who really enjoy dancing certainly do not see a shortage in available games to play. Those who happen to also have an affinity for ABBA can enjoy a new Wii game called ABBA Dance Wii. The game’s developer, Ubisoft, admits that this is not a game for everyone — the dancing tribute to the […]

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Family Fun Meets Comic Relief with Fortune Street for Wii

December 10, 2011

I’m very aware of the debate between digital and traditional board games, and I’m personally a fan of both. Does it sound like I straddle the fence? Sure, but it’s true. Not only does my family play traditional board games, but we’ve been known to take it to the console as well because it works, […]

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Zumba Fitness 2 for Wii

December 10, 2011

Get ready to burn those extra calories as Zumba once again lets you salsa, meringue, and grind your way to a slim body. The original Zumba Fitness was a sweat-laden dance fest that involved following the moves of an onscreen, animated dance instructor who consistently yelled various words of encouragement to keep your body moving […]

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Wii have a Need for Speed: The Run

December 10, 2011

The long awaited Need for Speed: The Run puts you once again in the driver’s seat as you evade the mob, get chased by cops, and participate in a grueling cross-country race from San Francisco to New York. The Wii Need for Speed: The Run game has been a long time coming. It’s been in […]

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Rayman Origins for Wii

December 9, 2011

Rayman is back and better than ever! This 2D platformer will delight gamers of all ages and silence critics who claim that old-school side-scrollers no longer have a place in today’s modern consoles. Those twenty years old and above may be familiar with Rayman, the lovable brainchild of designer Michel Ancel, who made its self-titled […]

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uDraw Studio Instant Artist for Nintendo Wii

December 9, 2011

With the advent of the Nintendo Wii back in 2005 and all of its abilities, it was inevitable that the market would be flooded with Wii accessories. In particular, Wii uDraw Studio Instant Artist requires — as the very name of the game implies — a uDraw GameTablet peripheral accessory. This is because it is […]

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Wii are Back on the Oregon Trail!

December 9, 2011

For whatever reason, The Oregon Trail in its many, many different incarnations, whether that be on the Apple II or one of the later versions like the library of Wii games, is a game that American gamers just can’t seem to stop playing. Whether it’s because it’s a simple management of resources, a balanced system […]

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Power Rangers Samurai for Wii

December 8, 2011

Saying it makes me feel a little old, but the Power Rangers have really grown stale over the last umpteen years since the franchise begin — 1993, if you were curious. Perhaps this has become common knowledge since they keep trying to reinvent themselves, with the latest change being Power Rangers Samurai, a television show […]

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