I was invited by Disney Interactive and Junction Point Studios to head out to Austin (which isn’t terribly far from my Dallas home) to get one of the first ever looks at Disney Epic Mickey 2, coming to the Wii, 360 and PS3. I also had the opportunity to meet gaming legend Warren Spector, which was kind of amazing.
Archives For Wii
More than anything else, new gaming hardware tends to drive a lot of the excitement at each year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. It’s for this reason that most eyes are on Nintendo as we approach the 2011 show.
Amidst rumors and speculation, Nintendo has confirmed that they will be showing their new console – a successor to their immensely successful Wii, allegedly codenamed “Project Cafe” – at E3. But that’s about all we know for certain. Rumors have been flying about what new features and gimmicks the console will bring with it. Most sources seem to pin the system’s power as at least a little better than the current Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles. That’s to be expected, as those systems are over five years old and the Wii was already an old piece of equipment. It would be absolutely crazy for Nintendo not to give this new thing more juice.
Wii Party is a party game for the Wii. Surprise! But it’s actually not bad, especially if you’ve got a good group of friends to play with. Check out my full review on The Daily Toreador website.
This new Metroid game for the Wii – developed by Team Ninja – has a lot of people skeptical. I was one of those people. Then I played it. Then I reviewed it. This is that review: http://www.dailytoreador.com/news/peele-new-metroid-video-game-different-but-still-has-much-to-offer-1.2323008