[Reviews] Plants vs. Zombies: Garden WarfareI liked this game every bit as much as I hoped I would, against all odds...
[Reviews] Tales of Symphonia ChroniclesThere are only two games in the collection, but they're two games you'll want to play for a long while...
Yes, you can play WiiWare and Virtual Console games on your Wii U, directly from your SD Card. If you found this article, you probably ran into problems trying to do just that, so I'm here to outline the easy solution (since I didn't find much actual help anywhere on Google when I was trying to diagnose the issue).
When Wii originally released, Virtual Console and WiiWare games were installed to internal memory, and that worked fine. However, if you ran out of room (not hard to do, given how little memory was available), you then had to purchase an SD card. From there, you had to load games to the local Wii memory when you wanted to play them.
I've been playing LEGO video games for years, starting with LEGO Star Wars (and even writing a cover story preview of the sequel to that title, for Hardcore Gamer Magazine), so I leapt at the opportunity to play and review The LEGO Movie Videogame for GameSpot. After all, it was already on my shopping list.
My shopping list, by the way, is filled with games I will probably never be able to afford to buy, just because I'm interested in such a wide range of titles... but that's part of what makes me a successful freelance critic. And The LEGO Movie Videogame wasn't just on my list; it was pretty close to the top.
Sometimes all a person really wants for a game is an attractive way to waste time, and my feeling with Echo Prime is that it was built for just such cases. It's a brawler that originally released on iOS, and now it has been ported to the PC.
When I saw some video of Echo Prime in action, I thought it looked like a lot of fun. Once I started playing, I found that my initial impression was accurate, up to a point. Over time, though, it starts to grow less exciting, just because you're doing so much of the same thing and the developers' efforts to inject the experience with variety fall a bit flat.
As a webmaster (insert obligatory HonestGamers link here), a freelance writer and a denizen of the Internet, I've spent a lot of time thinking about the work that goes into a good web site and the value I get from such a site as a reader. Maybe you also enjoy niche sites and you realize that those quality independent outlets don't build themselves. They are the result of hard work by a number of devoted individuals who keep putting in that work because they are passionate about what they do, even if they don't earn money doing it. Maybe you'd like to reward your favorite site, but you don't have a lot of extra cash and besides, making a donation just feels weird. What can you do?
[Chatter] Announcing my Wii Reviews Project at HonestGamers
It's true. I will be attempting to review virtually every retail and WiiWare game released in North America...
[Fiction] Getting Worse
Short fiction about a family that is getting ready to leave for a funeral service.
[Chatter] What's so great about freelancing for HonestGamers?
Not all sites that want you to write for free are created equal.
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