Posts tagged "nintendo"

The New Zelda, The Future Of Video Games, And Empathy

Despite the fact that I love video games, I don’t really keep up with news about them — I just kind of hear about games, play them, and if I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 11, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Nintendo’s New 3DS Campaign Aims For Female Gamers With Gabrielle Douglas And Other Stars

What do All-Around Olympian gymnast Gabrielle Douglas, “Glee”‘s Diana Agron, and “Modern Family”‘s Sarah Hyland have in common? They’re just a a few of the celebrity names to appear in Nintendo‘s new female-targeted ad campaign…

The Mary Sue | September 23, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Joel McHale, Totally Not Shilling For Nintendo

It’s sometimes hard to discern Joel McHale from his “Community” character, Jeff Winger. Both Jeff and Joel — the latter in this “viral” commercial for Nintendo 3DS — are smart,…

Julie Gerstein | April 9, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Uggie Has A New Gig As Nintendo’s Spokesdog

Like so many stars who score big at the Academy Awards, Uggie — from Oscar Best Picture winner “The Artist” — is trying to cash in on his fame. I…

Julie Gerstein | March 6, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Super Mario Does Jewelry

When I think of how many hours I sunk into playing Super Mario Land on my Nintendo Game Boy, and what other, more productive things I could have been doing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 8, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Video Games: Chick Flicks Get Played

The triumvirate of teen queen movies: Pretty In Pink, Mean Girls, and Clueless — are all getting remade into Broadway musicals. Sike! Although we’re sure some of the score will…

Simcha | July 25, 2008 - 7:00 pm

Wii Game “Pong Toss,” Alcohol Not Included

Beer Pong, Pong, Beirut. Just a few names for that ever-popular drinking game consisting of plastic Solo cups, beer, and pong balls. Anyone who has ever played will inform you…

The Frisky | July 9, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Bejeweled: A Nintendo Engagement

When you find a girl that loves her Nintendo DS as much as you, even a gamer knows not to play games — that is, unless you’re trying to propose.

Simcha | April 22, 2008 - 3:30 pm

Coming Soon: Wii Strip!

When we heard the Wii was coming with its own aerobics/fitness program, we were kind of excited because it combined something we love (the TV!) with something we hate (fitness!).

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2008 - 11:00 am