This month I turned the big 3-0. To combat my feelings of getting utterly old, I decided to buy myself an early birthday gift. So on New Year’s Eve I finally broke down and bought a shiny new Wii U. Like many people my age, I’ve been a huge fan of Nintendo since my childhood. Jumping on goombas, shooting virtual ducks, and unearthing hidden tunnels with bombs was just part of growing up. While I don’t necessarily play that many video games these days, anytime Nintendo releases something new, I get that excitement that brings me back to sitting on the floor of my grandma’s living room playing my NES for hours on end. Having spent some time with the new console, I wanted to toss out my thoughts on the system and some of its features.
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A new year always brings resolutions of eating better, or working out, or just losing weight. These resolutions rarely pan out and end up giving gym owners a huge boost in income every year. So I decided to put together a list of some cheaper and more fun alternatives to the gym. Hopefully the fun of the game and the active movement will help us all be happier, healthier gamers. Continue reading
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Season’s greetings to all you out there in the internet world! Christmas is just a few days away and we, being the consumer whores we are, are celebrating the only way we know how. Join us this week as we exchange gifts of questionable and embarrassing nature while simultaneously testing the limits of friendship and faith in humanity, for the low low price of $25 a person! Plug in and listen up, because this is an episode you truly won’t want to miss. From all the Monkeys to all of our listeners, Merry Whateveritisyoucelebrate!
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