Another week is behind us, ladies and gentlemen. This week’s Retro Wrap-Up celebrates the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service that brought new life to so many games on the Wii and DS. I was able to find a few of the first games to use Nintendo Wi-Fi on each system, a few more favorites sprinkled in, and a certain special game as a send-off. What were your favorite games that used the service?
In the spirit of being worldly (thanks to the powers of the Internet—I wouldn’t have been able to become a Pokémon Master without it), the oprainfall Retro Commercial Research Team—me—brings you a handful of great TV moments from games that feature Nintendo Wi-Fi here in North America.
Here are the highlights from this past week:
- Bound by Flame, Kero Blaster, The Walking Dead (S2E3) | Tyler Lubben
- Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure, R-Type Dimensions | Guy Rainey
- Mugen Souls Z | Steve Baltimore
- Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi | Angela Hinck
- Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode 2 | Brad Williams
- Mega Man X | Nathan Stiles
ORIGINAL CONTENT YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS:
- Crowdfunding Spotlight: Adventures of Pip
- Building Character: Hazama & You
- Interview: Tyrone Rodriguez, President of Nicalis
- LAST CALL FOR FUNDING: Codemancer, Möira, and More
- Smashing Saturdays! Week 29: May 19-23, 2014
- The Downpour Podcast Episode 49
(Episode 50 is coming tomorrow!)
THIS WEEK’S BIGGEST NEWS:
- Hyrule Warriors Story Details and Screenshots
- Ghostlight Announces Agarest: Generations of War 2 For Steam
- Press Release: GungHo Releases Five Classic Games to PSN
- Drakengard 3 Out Now, Digital Collector’s Edition Available
- Super Smash Bros. Invitational Details, and How to Watch
- Ike to Return in Next Smash Brothers
- Want Ar nosurge and Ciel nosurge in the West?
- New Kickstarter Launched for Anima: Gate of Memories RPG
- Incandescent Imaging Launches Caffeine Kickstarter
- Digital Devil Saga Now Available on PSN
Do you have any awesome ideas for the retro commercials I should try to find next time? Email email@example.com or send a tweet. Of course, you can always let me know in the comments below!