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I hate you, Wii

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I'm not using this thing under the influence of alcohol, which is a rare happening indeed, but thankfully I'm being affected by another heady drug: rage.

Why is it that Microsoft can make a wireless controller that synchs with the console through a brick wall and Nintendo can't make their remotes remember to stay synched while the DAMN SYSTEM IS ON? This is the fourth time my Wiimotes have convenientently "forgotten" that they belong to the system, resulting in fifteen minutes or a half an hour of me pressing buttons in random sequence and making frustrated sounds under my breath until I hit upon some eldritch sequence that makes the damn things work again.

Bits I Love About Wii Sports #1: The Boxing Audience

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I love it when I'm boxing an opponent and they hit the mat... it gives me time to find my loved ones.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)

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Disappointed by Zelda? Say it isn't so! Well, maybe if they changed something up every twenty years or so, it wouldn't have come to this.

Chipwerk

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I am adding ... and subtracting.

The New Gamer 2006 Retrospective

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Our fourth annual retrospective finds us a little older, a little wiser and decisively more fragmented about this year's gaming experiences.

Sam & Max: Episode 3 - 'The Mole, the Mob and the Meatball' Impressions

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We're at the halfway point and I'm getting a bit listless.

The Wii Bowling Project

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Just how does our Wii Sports bowling performance compare to our league bowling action? We intend to find out.

The Amazing Race & the Not-So-Amazing DVD Game

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Do any worthwhile DVD games exist?

JPod - The Short Film

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Five minutes in the life of a developer?

Resolute: Being a Happier Gamer in 2007

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Because I don't like what I see.

Clamshell Pause

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A while ago I remarked to Mr. LeFeuvre that my favorite aspect of the DS was the 'clamshell pause' – the ability to instantly pause your current game by just closing the handheld. He quipped back that his favorite part of the DS was the fact that it played games. Smartass.

Sam & Max Episode 2 - 'Situation: Comedy' Impressions

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Ah, this is more like it. A video game episode that came out the day it was supposed, that downloaded without any problems, and that started up with hardly a hiccup...

The Triforce Found in Chicago

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I have Zelda on the brain, thanks to Twilight Princess and all, but I was still rather surprised to see the Triforce show up on a local newsstand ad...

Cooking Mama & Kitchen Awareness

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Searching for modest culinary breakthroughs on the DS screen.

Gears of War (XBOX 360)

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Gears of War isn't what prompted my move into High Definition, but it's damn-sure a step in the right direction.

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