Getting Wii fit

After having been a bit sceptical about the Wii Fit, I decided to get one for the family. I don’t regret it. The idea is really simple, and probably doesn’t carry much “scientific weight” when it comes to many of the “exercises”, but it is fun. And having “contestants” in …

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Games consoles ‘not green enough’

Greenpeace doesn’t leave much to chance. This time, they’ve disected several video consoles. Nintendo is ranked at the bottom of Greenpeace’s global assessment of “green” technology companies. Both Microsoft (XBOX) and Sony (PS3) also use questionable materials in their products; circumventing many regulations for toys, claiming that video game consoles …

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A refreshing take on Pong

It has to be said up front, Pong isn’t very exciting; regardless of how to angle it. It was the first video game I had, and it was a single unit dedicated to one-player or two-player pong. Since then, the game has been cloned, copied, and improved upon for a …

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CycloDS Evolution

The Nintendo DS, or NDS for short, is an amazing little handheld entertainment machine from Nintendo. Its true capacity has been made obvious by third-party products like the CycloDS Evolution. This in itself, is somewhat sad. Sad? Why? Well, it shows a little bit how marketing can get in the …

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