Nintendo Switch goes live… sort of

Nintendo’s newest console/handheld gaming system Nintendo Switch was released last night for retail sale. People were lined up for hours before the midnight release in hopes of scoring the chance to pay $299.00 for a system. Nintendo’s website for buying a Switch has links to retailers: Amazon – Sold Out. They have a link to … Continue reading “Nintendo Switch goes live… sort of”

Wil Wheaton’s TableTop season four

I found this schedule on Reddit for the fourth season of “geek icon” Wil Wheaton’s TableTop. It’s interesting in that each episode has two release dates. Most episodes will premiere on the paid subscription streaming service Alpha. Then, two or three months later, they will publish the episodes on YouTube. The first two episodes of TableTop season … Continue reading “Wil Wheaton’s TableTop season four”

Target puts nonexistent New Nintendo 3DS XL on sale

From Target’s weekly ad published today: How is Target allowed to put something on sale they don’t have? Target doesn’t have the New Nintendo 3DS XL. They’ve been out of stock since Black Friday. Here’s a recent photo I took at the Hagerstown Target. It’s the locked case that normally has Nintendo handheld consoles: I … Continue reading “Target puts nonexistent New Nintendo 3DS XL on sale”

Why does Nintendo create artificial demand?

If you wanted to buy a Nintendo New 3DS XL this holiday season, you’ve probably noticed they’re hard to come by. That’s because Nintendo of America artificially creates a higher demand for these hand-held game consoles by purposely not making enough to satisfy the demand. Why? How does this benefit Nintendo and its shareholders? I see … Continue reading “Why does Nintendo create artificial demand?”

Wizards of the Coast sues eight people over file sharing

Wizards of the Coast is trying to crack down on people that post Dungeons & Dragons products to the various file sharing networks. From ICv2: Wizards of the Coast has filed three lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against eight defendants located in the United States, Poland and the … Continue reading “Wizards of the Coast sues eight people over file sharing”