Nintendo Wii

  • Culture

    November 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    10 video games set in Colorado

    Today's release date for Forza Horizon for Xbox, which takes place entirely in Colorado, got us thinking: In over forty years of video-game history, there had to have been a few other games set in the Centennial State. Little did we know, a veritable mountain of electronic entertainment has depicte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Hands on with Nintendo's holiday lineup

    ​Nintendo was in town yesterday showing off some short product demos for their holiday lineup. We had a chance to sneak into the Nintendo van (which was hidden away in an alley) and get our grimy paws all over Zelda, Mario and everything else they have on tap for the November and December cale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    NHL 12, autobiographies from Michael Moore and Roger Ebert, and more in our new release picks for September 13, 2011

    ​New release week is starting to hit its stride again now that summer is basically over. We haven't yet hit the action-packed holiday onslaught, though, and this week, we've got a lot of fantastic and slightly off-the-beaten path stuff to choose from, including autobiographies from Roger Ebert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    A garden of beasts, origin stories and more in our new release picks for May 10, 2011

    ​Now that summer is nearly here, it means we need to prep ourselves for hot days, big blockbusters and vacations. That means the best picks for this week come in the form of comic book origin stories to prep you for all the big movies, and two -- yes, two -- big-time mystery-thriller novels th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Grow show highlights the electronic garden: Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario

    Plug into the great outdoors.​ Forget the Colorado Home and Garden Show! As shown above, electronic lifestyle advancements have replaced the potted patio ficus tree with a Wi-Ficus phone-charging tree. Below, the greatest advancement will help growers use outdoor sunshine indoors...

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Super Mario is back: Our new release picks for December 7, 2010

    ​New releases are an excellent option for holiday gifts, because unless you're out shopping for someone who buys, rather literally, everything the day of release, you can almost be guaranteed that it's something they don't already have. We've got a good wide-ranging selection of stuff this wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Epicness is epic: Epic Mickey and more new releases this week, November 30, 2010

    ​As we're nearing the year-end lull, new releases are getting few and far between. That doesn't mean we didn't track down some awesome stuff this week, though -- in fact, if you've got a love for all things Disney, you're in for one hell of a treat, and if you've ever pretended to like physic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Today: Benefits with tortillas, wines, auctions and more

    A Flickr photo.​Whatever your passion or palate, there's a culinary benefit for you today. First up is Tortillas for Tepeyac, a tortilla-making contest in which twenty local leaders will test their skills in a benefit for Clinica Tepeyac. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    St. Patrick's Day on the streets of Denver

    Your intrepid blogger performs his journalistic duty by doing a round of car bombs with his friends. ​ If you can read these words on your computer screen today, you have shamed St. Patrick. Also, you were probably not anywhere near Colfax last night. Fortunately for you, that is exactly whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Gastro Gift Guide: Snow Day edition

    ​Where else, but in Colorado, does the temperature fluctuate seventy degrees in three weeks. WTF? When your new space heater craps out because it's been running for four days without a break, it's too cold. When your nose hairs freeze to the point of breakage upon stepping outside, it's too co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Better hope Santa still reads daily newspapers, kids...

    A Flickr photo"Reading letters online is a lot easier than going to the mailbox -- especially when you're built like I am."​In the era before folks at daily newspapers were desperate to get anyone to pay for their product, they regularly reached out to kids -- the idea being that they'd grow u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Tonight: Get your game on at the SportsBook grand opening

    Lori Midson​The SportsBook, a new nightclub, sports bar and restaurant whose menu is overseen by chef/restaurateur Michel Wahaltere (9th Door, MiniBAR, 5 Degrees), is holding its grand opening tonight with complimentary drinks and food from 7 to 9 p.m. In between grubbing on Wahaltere's smal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    If the Nintendo van's a-rockin', don't come a-knockin'

    David Thomas shows off the Nintendo Airstream​I got an intriguing e-mail yesterday from my buddy David Thomas, a local syndicated videogame columnist and professional contemplator of all things related to joysticks. "I am meeting the Nintendo van tomorrow at 1 if you want to come along," he wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    No vacation this year? Nintendo wants to help

    Photo by JohntexNintendo wants to take you here, via the Wii​Since you probably can't afford that getaway to a remote beach this year, how about the next best thing: video games. In this case, Wii Sports Resort, which is coming to Southwest Plaza, 8501 West Bowles Avenue in Littleton (www.sout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Guess where I'm eating?

    Lori MidsonNoodling around‚ÄčTook the kid out for dinner last night to his first Vietnamese restaurant. Originally, we were hot on the trail of sushi, until Elliott (the kid) reminded me (his mother) that he would not eat rice, and since his weekly allowance is way less than two pieces of sashimi, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Can you smell summer yet?

    If winter is the new summer when it comes to firing up the backyard grill (as I reported last December), then the big snowfalls of the past few weeks mean spring must be the new winter - which is fine, since winter is summer anyway. I think. And summer begins for real the first day you smell those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    June 26, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    June 5, 2008

    Empty Castle

    Castle of Shikigami III tests the bounds of Wii loyalty

  • Home Entertainment

    May 22, 2008

    Direct to Video Game

    The king of Hollywood takes on the small screen.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 8, 2008

    Still Lapping It Up

    There's more of the same in Mario Kart Wii, and that just might be plenty.

  • Home Entertainment

    April 17, 2008

    Undead on Arrival

    House of the Dead returns for the Wii, stiff as ever.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 31, 2008

    Point and Chop

    No amount of sharpening can save this dull blade.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 10, 2008

    Shift Happens

    Indy Legends brings Brickyard history to life.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 3, 2008

    Keep Dreaming

    NiGHTS' second coming feels more like a first draft.

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    December 27, 2007

    Gaming's Greatest Hits

    A look back at the best of 2007.

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Wii the People

    Video games have grown up. I havenít.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 25, 2007

    Big Bang for Your Buck

    Itís five great games for $60. Shoot first and ask questions later.

  • Home Entertainment

    October 4, 2007

    Party Pooper

    The Wii's latest pool game is a cue stick in the mud.

  • Home Entertainment

    September 20, 2007

    Roid Rage Returns

    Metroid Prime 3 is the best you can get for the Wii.

  • Home Entertainment

    August 23, 2007

    Bend It Like Bowser

    Soccer gets a surreal twist in Mario Strikers Charged.

  • Home Entertainment

    August 9, 2007

    Star Dreck

    Alien Syndrome will alienate some, infect others.

  • Home Entertainment

    July 12, 2007

    All Class

    The Wii's Big Brain Academy makes summer school cool.

  • Home Entertainment

    July 5, 2007

    Bored Games

    All the beer in the world can't save Mario Party 8.

  • Home Entertainment

    June 28, 2007

    Bored Games

    All the beer in the world can't save Mario Party 8.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2007


    Spider-Man 3 spins a web of mediocrity.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 17, 2007

    Balls of Fury

    Marble Mania rolls out a winner for the Wii.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 3, 2007

    Rolling Paper

    Super Paper Mario is flat-out fun.

  • Home Entertainment

    April 19, 2007

    Hot Mama

    Cooking Mama for the Wii looks good enough to eat.

  • Home Entertainment

    April 5, 2007

    For the Birds

    Wing Island might make you cry fowl.

  • Home Entertainment

    March 8, 2007

    No Replay for Wii Play

    There's not much besides an extra controller to these mini-games.

  • Home Entertainment

    February 22, 2007

    Channel Surfing

    There's more than one way to play with your Wii.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 25, 2007

    Dr. Feelgood

    You're not a doctor, but Trauma Center lets you play one on TV.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 18, 2007

    A Legendary Outing

    Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 4, 2007

    A Legendary Outing

    Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 14, 2006

    Wii Love It

    Nintendo finally gets 1-Up on the competition.

  • Home Entertainment

    September 14, 2006

    Monkey Trials

    Super Monkey Ball Adventure takes a wrong turn.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 25, 2006

    Next Big Things

    The five biggest attention-getters at E3.

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