Many have tried to dethrone the mighty Nintendo from their pedistal built around hand held gaming. Those same companies have failed, some damn near into bankruptcy over their failed hand helds. It takes clout, it takes deep pockets and exclusive titles to even make a dent in the armor that the Game Boy built.
Posts Tagged ‘hand held’
Willgoo, our first and continuing sponsor here at GoB has just let us know that the factory is closing out the Letcool 350JP hand held system (it is able to be connected to your HDTV for play at home too). This special closeout sale is limited to stock on hand, less than 10 available, and [...]
Back in the day, we took games like Raiden for granted, the genre was overpopulated so to speak, there were tons of scrolling shooters available on all platforms. Even with all of that competition, the quality of Raiden was able to stand out and spawned quite the following with fans. Now, years later, Raiden has [...]
Running games are nothing new, we have seen them in all forms and manners such as One Epic Game and Temple Run but all of them so far have had one thing lacking. Name recognition, a commercially successful character that is well known to fans. Rayman Jungle Run is just that, a running game with [...]
Time management games are all over the mobile market, almost as prolific as Bejeweled clones are. We have seen sushi bars, restaurants, nightclubs and many other facets of general life hit the time management trail, now we have pizzarias in Pizza Shop Mania (missed opportunity for advertising include Little Caesar’s, Pizza Hut and Dominoes just [...]
Tehra: The Dark Warrior is a “sweet” game to me, one of those that I simply enjoy, even well after having “reviewed” it earlier this year on iOS. This is a review of the PSP Minis version, which, honestly, I feel is WORLDS better. Why? Actual controller buttons, also being able to view the action [...]
When I first started playing Cave Story on PSP, I didn’t “get it”, I thought it was rediculous- pushing DOWN to enter doors, really? Then after I got over my problems with a few design choices like that, I became the recipient of what I have come to call my latest digital addiction. Playing into [...]
Everyone start preparing your brain pans now, Professor Layton’s first foray into 3D space is coming. This iteration will come with 150 new puzzles, with one additional puzzle that will be distributed daily through the Nintendo Network. This will continue for one year after launch, totaling 365 downloadable puzzles.