Grumpy Gurevitz: A Pessimistic Optimist when it comes to Nintendo

Grumpy Gurevitz: A Pessimistic Optimist when it comes to Nintendo

Jan 10, 2011

In a few months time the Nintendo 3DS will be launched, in our hands and part of our lives. At that point we will be able to point out all the things Nintendo have done wrong by being out of touch with the regular gamer, and our expectations when it comes to choice of games, console functionality and online experience. However, that’s then and this is...

What the creator of Sonic did next

Rising Star Games proudly announced today that they will publish the new game from Yuji Naka, former head of Sonic Team. The new game features the slightly bizarre title of ‘Ivy the Kiwi?’ complete with question mark at no extra cost. Ivy the Kiwi? places players in the role of a lonely baby bird in search of her mother. The game spans over 100...

Are App Stores the way forward for developers?

The growth in digital app stores can’t have passed by the average Critical Gamer (see what I did there?). Every device has one, from the DSi to the Playstation 3, and they have opened up new distribution channels for existing developers and publishers, as well as enabling new, much smaller creators to be able to reach out to the consumer and sell them...

Nintendo Makes Wiiware and DSi Ware Announcements

Yesterday Nintendo announced their up and coming WiiWare and Dsiware content due for release over the autumn and xmas period. The WiiWare service has had a number of notable titles, which have really been picking up in quality and gameplay experience in recent weeks. Games to be released for the system include the sequel to the critically acclaimed LostWinds, a...