By Kyle Emch / November 11th, 2012
Paper Mario: Sticker Star will probably be available by the time this goes out on both the eShop and in retail stores. Unfortunately, due to my…less than stellar internet connection, the download is going to take a few hours or so on my end. This is a situation I imagine some of you will also be in. In the mean time, here are some old Paper Mario commercials that the Operation Rainfall Retro Commercial Research Team (in other words, me) found for this week’s Retro Wrap-Up.
It’s worth mentioning that the music in the commercial for Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door eventually led to a lawsuit with Nintendo of America. This is supposedly why Earthbound hasn’t been re-released on the Virtual Console yet, even though several titles more popular than it have been re-released before.
Anyways, here are the highlights from this week.
David Fernandes reviews Mugen Souls for the PS3, Scott Macdonald reviews Virtue’s Last Reward for the 3DS/Vita and Devin Kotani reviews Final Fantasy II Anniversary Edition for the PSP in this week’s Games of the Past review.
Nintendo reveals more information about the Wii U, including how Nintendo Network IDs work, how Miiverse works and how to transfer your games and save data from the Wii to the Wii U. Satoru Iwata even did an un-boxing video for your viewing pleasure, complete with white gloves.
The guys behind Pier Solar, an RPG that was released for the SEGA Genesis in 2010, launched a KickStarter with plans to re-release the game for the 360, PC, Mac, Linux, and even the Dreamcast in HD (Dreamcast version will be in SD).
In light of Shigeru Miyamoto’s comments regarding the F-Zero franchise, David Rawlings comes up with a list of features that can be added to the next potential F-Zero installment.
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