One Controller Port Podcast: Episode 47 – The Most Timely WiiWare and Virtual Console Podcast

This week I discuss some random recent gaming bits as well as my pick ups for WiiWare and Virtual Console.

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Finding Value in Rodea the Sky Soldier on Wii U

Rodea the Sky Soldier BOx Art Cut

I’m in the odd position of preferring Rodea the Sky Soldier on Wii U versus the generally agreed upon better release on Wii.

This video includes a quick look at developer Yuji Naka’s recent ventures, comparing the biggest changes between the two versions and how the Wii U version overcomes some of the challenges faced by the original.

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VGChartz gamrFeed – Does Wii U Need Two Online Strategies?

While HD visuals are a part of the equation for Nintendo to earn back the hardcore gamer, there is another big requirement for them to compete with Microsoft and Sony – online gaming. While Nintendo’s last few systems have supported online functionality, they have been rather weak, not offering much beyond a just pure gameplay between players. Nintendo still has their protective goal in mind, but should Nintendo create a whole other online experience for older consumers?

Check out the article on VGChartz’s gamrFeed.