Tag Archive: Nintendo

Aug 25 2012

Nintendo 3DS XL Unboxing and Preview

The larger sibling to the original Nintendo 3DS just hit the shelves yesterday and I just couldn’t help myself from getting one. However, that left me in a situation where I would have two 3DS consoles when I really only needed one so I decided to trade in my original Nintendo 3DS to take care …

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Jul 15 2012

Ouya – The Open Source Game Console

Okay, I have a confession. I have had an itch to pledge for another project on Kickstarter and I gave in far too easily but I reckon this is quite an exciting development for the gaming industry as a whole, if not, for gamers in general. Ouya will be a game console based upon Android …

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Jul 06 2012

Get the Most out of StreetPass on the Nintendo 3DS

Just a quick tip for those Nintendo 3DS owners out there who keep their console with them most of the time. At work, I’ve been getting quite a large number of StreetPass hits on my 3DS since I moved desks a couple of weeks ago but I have noticed one rather annoying drawback. If you …

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May 22 2012

How to Delete Nintendo 3DS Demos and Trailers

Here’s a quick tip for today.. A growing number of people own smartphones these days and generally understand how to uninstall an app by holding your finger down on the app icon and tapping the delete button or dragging it to the delete option. Therefore, you could be forgiven for confusion around how to delete game …

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May 16 2012

Incoming Gadget – Nyko Power Grip

Just a quick note for tonight. Continuing on with the steady trickle of gadgets I’ve been receiving lately, I have a Nyko Power Grip on its way. In a nutshell, this is a pseudo-extended battery of sorts (I’ll explain why in the unboxing video). The battery life has been bugging me a little on the …

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May 15 2012

Boydo Repairs His Nintendo DS – Final Outcome

Last night, I dropped a quick note to say that I was repairing my Nintendo DS after the hinge broke. Tonight, I thought I’d share my repair experience with you. Unfortunately, when the hinge breaks on a Nintendo DS you pretty much have to disassemble the whole thing. I thought I’d get a a new …

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May 14 2012

Boydo Repairs His Nintendo DS

Just a brief update tonight. Tonight, I started my attempt to replace the case on the my old Nintendo DS after the hinge broke. I thought I’d have a go to see how easy or hard it might be. I’ve gotten a fair way along so far but will have to park it for this …

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Apr 07 2012

Download Fallout for Free

Thanks to John Tomic for this tip! Fallout. Yes, it’s an older game released back in 1997 but it is considered to be one of the classic role playing games (RPGs). However, I bet there are a stack of people out there harbouring some nostalgia for those vintage games that may not have had awesome …

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Dec 04 2011

Mario Kart 7 – First Impressions

Yesterday, Mario Kart 7 was released for the Nintendo 3DS but I could only get around to buying it earlier today. For those who don’t know, Mario Kart has been one of the main titles for Nintendo consoles since the Super NES was released (one each for the SNES, N64, GameBoy Advance, Gamecube, Wii, Nintendo …

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Sep 08 2011

How to Guide – Redeeming Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console Games

Okay, so this is the second “how to” guide on the blog and perhaps something handy for early adopters of the Nintendo 3DS who have been looked after by Nintendo after the $100 price drop in Australia (and similar drops around the world). As promised, Nintendo has released a number of Virtual Console titles for …

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