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The 3DS just got more competition. Not from Sony or another competitor, but from another, now impulse-buy-priced, DS. Nintendo just announced that the DS Lite has been officially dropped in price from $129.99 to $99.99, effective June 5. Perhaps the old SKU at the old price was what GameStop was...

May 31st 2011 at 10:25am 0 Comments
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Last month, Nintendo released the new DSi XL. So, of course, now it's time to promote ... the original DSi, with a new spring bundle! On April 25, Nintendo will release a bundle containing a white DSi and a copy of Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story, at a $169.99 price point -- which is what t...

April 13th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Resident Evil 5 I've long been a fan of the Resident Evil series, and while the campaign here has problems and should never be played solo, the Mercenaries mode is what kept me coming back. Those action-packed levels spent trying to survive while running low on ammo and health were some of my most...

January 1st 2010 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Update: Contest is closed! Keep an eye on your email to see if you won! Thanks for playing!Don't let the horrible snapshot above (sorry!) fool you: This edition of Joyswag features quite the prize pack. One lucky reader will receive not only a copy of Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story, but a...

September 25th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story doesn't put on airs about itself. Up until now, the series has been a collection of chuckle-filled titles, with light action and RPG elements designed to make the game accessible to just about everyone -- and this latest game is no different. It's plain and...

September 17th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Ever wonder what the digestive system of Mario's spiky arch-nemesis looks like -- or, for that matter, his endocrine, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems as well? We're guessing the answer is "no," but as it turns out, Bowser's guts provide an excellent backdrop for one of the most interesting ga...

June 7th 2009 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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No, the popular mustachioed, handheld Mario & Luigi RPG franchise won't be psychoanalyzing the series' spiky-backed villain. The Nintendo press conference just lifted the veil off of Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story, which actually takes place within the King of all Koopas. The brief vid...

June 2nd 2009 at 12:43pm 0 Comments