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For this edition of Bury the Shovelware, we're going to do something a little different. We're going to take a brief stroll through shovelware history and then see how its historical definition relates to one of the DS's most successful titles. A Brief History of Shovelware We've learned quite...

December 10th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're in the market for a new DS Lite for yourself or a lucky giftee, you may want to have a look at this Amazon deal. From now until November 15, if you purchase a DS Lite and one of a selection of games, the game's price will be knocked down to $4.99. The eligible games include, among others,...

November 12th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Remember checkers? How about chess? And blackjack? What about dominoes? And Shogi and Ludo and Hasami Shogi and Koi-Koi and -- ahem. Don't recognize those last few names? No worries! I didn't know them either. There's still time to learn, however, and this is where Nintendo's Clubhouse Games comes...

September 29th 2008 at 4:54pm 0 Comments
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We've been hearing word recently of restocks of Clubhouse Games and Hotel Dusk: Room 215, but as CAG forumite worrybomb reveals, the new cartridges are more than a simple reprint. Hotel Dusk has been labeled as a Touch Generations game, for one thing, and both games now sport orange banners with co...

September 11th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Lost Cities will continue in the proud tradition of XBLA games born of German card or board games when it arrives on the service this Wednesday. The card game, designed by Reiner Knizia, pits two players against eachother as they try to mount the most profitable expedition to the the titular lost...

April 22nd 2008 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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SOE is promoting its new-ish Legends of Norrath online card game with the not-cleverly-named "Legends of Norrath Promo Weekend." The event begins at 2:00 PM PST this Friday (November 30th) and ends at 11:59 PM PST on Sunday (December 2nd).Players of the game both new and old will "enjoy an increased...

November 28th 2007 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Every other week Scott Jon Siegel contributes Off the Grid, a column about card games, board games, and everything else non-digital. I'm a little late for Halloween, but that shouldn't mean I have to miss out on all the spooky fun. Luckily, Looney Labs have sent along Zombie Fluxx, a standalone expa...

November 15th 2007 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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In one of the best ideas we've seen in a while, Delta Airlines is partnering with Nintendo to bring DS download stations to the airport. What better time to test out a new title than a four hour flight? The new program is currently in place at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, th...

November 21st 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Featuring more than 20 classic board, card, and party games, Clubhouse Games allows gamers to play alone or take things online via Nintendo's Wi-Fi Connect service and is the latest entry in Nintendo's Touch Generation line of games. Released in Europe as 42 All-Time Classics, the gameplay of both t...

October 9th 2006 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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That's right folks, another Wednesday is upon us. You know what that means. More Cloning Clyde gamer pictures? No, silly, it's time to come get you some Texas Hold 'em! If you've managed to snag a Vision camera already, you can even join in the inevitable strip poker fun (you just know some guy will...

August 23rd 2006 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Before you confuse the DS title 42 All-Time Classics for a compilation of Nintendo's best of yesteryear, know that it's merely a collection of popular card, board, and parlor games. Also known as Clubhouse Games (in North America), the latest entry in the 'Touch! Generations' series has finally been...

July 27th 2006 at 6:00pm 0 Comments