Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 27 2014

On Tipping

I was reading a news article that talked about some Japanese restaurants in NYC that eliminates and bans tipping. They simply raised the prices by 15% to reflect the total cost to the customer. Because we’re talking about a Japanese restaurant and we’re talking about it being in NYC, I can only imagine how expensive …

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Mar 26 2014

Top 5 Wii U Games I’d Buy Now (if I owned a Wii U)

If I was harsh with Nintendo a few days ago, let me show some love by telling you what games I’d buy if I owned a Wii U today. None of these games by themselves are compelling enough for me to want to buy a Wii U. However, if I owned a few of these …

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Mar 24 2014

Seriously Nintendo…Where Are the Games?

Harsh title? Harsher reality. The Wii U has been available for consumers to purchase since November of 2012. That means it’s been out on the market for a period of 16 months. I still can’t think of one ‘killer app’ game for the console. It might be worth revisiting what Nintendo has accomplished with their …

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Mar 11 2014

Nintendo cuts Wii’s Wi-Fi in May

In a bit of shocking news, Nintendo has announced that it will stop all wi-fi gameplay functions for its games on May 20th. I thought this would include 3rd party games, but this appears not to be the case-it means I might still be able to play the Wii’s Sonic Racing game after that date …

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Mar 02 2014

2014 Oscars Predictions and Bowling

Well, I made this list somewhat quickly this year. I’ve seen 2 of the 9 Best Picture nominations which is actually probably more than usual in recent years. I’ll get around to the others this year, of course. 1. Best Picture: “12 Years a Slave” 2. Best Leading Actor: Matthew McConaughey, for “Dallas Buyers Club” 3. …

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