Growing up, I loved exploring the heavily branded shopping experiences of the Disney Store and the Warner Bros. Studio Store. These days, I can get a more tech-oriented version of the same basic concept at one of Apple or Microsoft’s many retail locations. But to get Nintendo’s version of that kind of retail wonderland, I have to go to the company’s one and only Nintendo World Store location, in New York City’s Rockefeller Center.
For locals, Nintendo World is just another tourist trap. But for hundreds of tourists every day, the half-museum, half-arcade, half-expansive gift shop (yup, three halves) is a kind of mecca to pay homage to the company and its creations. The same appeal might not translate if Nintendo expanded the concept to every mall and shopping center in the country. That said, we think the depth and breadth of multi-generational Nintendo fandom could probably sustain more than a single location in one city.
If you haven’t played Red Dead Redemption 2 yet, the PC version came out this week and you’ve got a new chance prove whether you’re a deer or a wolf. The game looks pretty incredible with real improvements that just dip you into the waters of this immersive game. I checked it out on a […]
Even if AMD’s Ryzen processors offered real competition to Intel when they debuted in 2017, Intel chips are still arguably the best for gaming and other predominantly single-threaded tasks. Whatever reason you want to go Intel on your next upgrade though, this guide will show you the best Intel processors whether you’re looking for something entry […]
Today, the original Mortal Kombat games’ use of live actors in front of a green screen may look … well, a bit quaint. But back in the early ’90s, Mortal Kombat was one of the most realistic games we had have ever seen. In 2018, its look has charm that nothing modern can capture. The […]