Category Archives: Wii

Onwards to 101

Knocking out Metroid: Other M and Cursed Mountain got my Wii backlog under double digits, so – on a reader recommendation – I decided to pull Pandora’s Tower off the shelf to keep pushing that number down. It’s a fantasy-setting … Continue reading

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2017 Backlog Milestones: 100 Down

I wrapped up Cursed Mountain this weekend, and I’m happy to report that the initial very positive impressions I had of it continued all the way to the end. It’s hard not to compare it to the Fatal Frame series, … Continue reading

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Quick Other M thoughts. 

Edit: Revised to add some thoughts after finishing, didn’t feel like a whole new post. I was very close to dropping Other M a couple of nights ago. There were just so many stretches of boring hallway, and the jump … Continue reading

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(Might as well) Jump!

Quickie post tonight. Still chugging through Cursed Mountain and Metroid: Other M as my at-home games, with IA/VT Colorful on Vita in my portable slot for lunch breaks and the like. IA/ VT is pretty brilliant, as an aside. It’s … Continue reading

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Breaking out the Wiimotes

So, the Switch seems to be doing well at getting Japanese publisher support and I’ll probably wind up owning one in the next few months – especially with Tecmo slipping Fatal Frame references into Nights of Azure 2.  But. I … Continue reading

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Stuff I bought in Japan 2017: Gaming Edition

Every time I go to Japan, I tell myself (and anyone who will listen) “Oh, this isn’t just a shopping trip, I have lots of things I will be doing that aren’t shopping.” And then I add up the receipts … Continue reading

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Fatal Frame 4 / Zero: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse

I am utter crap at playing games in a timely fashion, and also pretty terrible at playing series in order. Case in point: The Fatal Frame / Zero series.  I bought the second game in December of 2004, actually played … Continue reading

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