We all knew that the time would come. We’ve all seen the dates in the Pokemon Sun & Moon trailers. November 18th, November 18th, November 18th, November 18th. With less than 24 hours to go until the 18th, Pokemon Sun & Moon will soon be upon us. Unless you live in Europe of course.
“Enjoy holding your breath for an extra five days until the 23rd you European scumbags” an exec at Nintendo muttered as he ate a croissant and sipped his Earl Grey tea. That’s right, for no reason, us Europeans have to wait an extra five days until Pokemon Sun & Moon is released for absolutely no reason other than “because you just do”. So whilst you cry yourself to sleep tonight, here’s six things to keep you sane whilst the rest of the world is playing Pokemon Sun & Moon without you…
1. Play an old Pokemon game.
Much like someone who’s drinking a non-alcoholic beer because they’re driving, you bravely try to fool yourself into thinking you’re still enjoying the process. Yet the only thing that destroys this illusion is the fact that everyone else around
If you’re like me, you’ll have a BUNCH of old Nintendo consoles and games kicking around the attic. Whilst there’s emulators and ROMS all over the Internet, nothing beats the satisfying feeling of clunking a cart into a dusty console and seeing it jolt to life for the first time in 15 years. That’s why I’ll be showing you exactly How To Record or Stream Nintendo Gameboy, Gamecube, N64 & SNES Games on an Elgato HD60 Capture Card!
Before we get started, here’s a little background to why I created this guide and why you’re probably here in the first place. Recording any retro console isn’t as simple as plugging your Nintendo Gamecube or N64 into your capture card like modern consoles; first off, the Elgato HD60 Capture Card only has HDMI inputs which presents a massive problem. So is it still possible to Record or Stream Nintendo Gameboy, Gamecube, N64 & SNES Games on an Elgato HD60 Capture Card?
There is no physical way of plugging in a retro console into your Elgato HD60 Capture Card, since all pre-2006 (Playstation 3) consoles traditionally connected to your TV via RCA
Deciding whether to get a Nintendo 3DS Capture Card from Katsukity in Japan or Merki in Germany/Loopy in the USA? Considering I’ve got both, I’d say I’m a good judge to advise you before making your purchase. So let’s put them head-to-head… Katsukity vs Merki/Loopy!
Before we get started, let’s just clarify before things get confusing. Merki is a European distributor of Loopy’s Nintendo 3DS Capture card, so whenever I mention Merki, you can happily replace that name with Loopy if you’re in the USA. Essentially, they’re the same capture card, just from different parts of the world for convenience of shipping.
So why on Earth would you buy two Nintendo 3DS capture cards in two different devices you might ask? Well, spoiler alert: my Katsukity Nintendo 3DS card recently died. After 6 months of let’s plays and live streaming on Twitch TV, my Katsukity Nintendo 3DS totally flatlined on me. My PC no longer detects it correctly, it only ever shows up as an ‘Unknown USB Device’ and I’ve tried everything to fix it without any change. It’s dead. RIP. I learned the hard way that
I mean, is Hyrule really that different to our own world? Well, apart from the fact that smashing pots is considered vandalism in our world, everything else is pretty much the same, right? So that’s why I’ve thought long and hard about the 5 Things Zelda Taught Me About Real Life. So let’s not waste any more time… HYAAH!!
1. Never leave home without a sword.
You might be a child, but leaving your home town without a sword is almost as bad as leaving the house without your smartphone. After all, how is a kid supposed to save the world without a little aggravated assault along the way? Perhaps consider leaving it home for air travel and job interviews. Speaking of jobs…
2. Cutting grass is probably the best profession you could aspire to.
Whoever said money doesn’t grow on trees wasn’t exactly wrong, but they were clearly
If you’re looking to record or stream a Nintendo 3DS for YouTube or Twitch TV, then just read these simple steps. You’ll have your gaming footage online in no time!
We’ve been playing a lot of Nintendo Wii U games over on our YouTube channel. But we couldn’t help but feel like our viewers were missing out on the world of Nintendo 3DS games. So after a few months of waiting, our Nintendo 3DS capture card finally arrived from KatsuKitty in Japan and is now in action! Since we’ve been really pleased with the results, we thought we’d share how it’s done so you can record or stream your 3DS! If you’ve got any questions then feel free to leave us a comment below.
1. Get a Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL Capture Card.
If you want to record or stream a Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL, you’re gonna need a Nintendo 3DS capture card installed directly into your console. Sadly, this can only be done in Japan, USA and Germany, but all outlets will happily ship internationally. You can either buy a brand new Nintendo 3DS from these
Thanks to all our amazing fans who helped us get to 2000 subscribers yesterday!
We started our channel in March this year just for fun and we never thought that we’d get to 2000 subscribers so fast! We hope that we can one day make YouTube our full-time jobs, so thanks for all your support so far.
If you watch our videos, you’ll probably know that we’re in Amsterdam at the moment! However, if you missed it yesterday, here’s a special 2000 subscriber video for you guys just to say thanks for sticking with us!
How long do you think it’ll take us to get to 10k subscribers?! Leave us a comment below letting us know your guess and we’ll see who’s closest! We’re off to eat more delicious Dutch cakes!
The Carbon Roller Deco is still the same old Carbon Roller you know and love. It’s got the ability to splat enemies at lightning speed before they even know what’s hit them… but without the burst bombs and Inkzooka. Instead you’re picking up the seeker as a sub and a seeker bomb rush as your special. But is it an improvement or a downgrade?
Firstly, things can get pretty hairy when you’re relying on seekers and using a roller. Given such a short splash range with the Carbon Roller Deco, it’s tempting to stick around when you may have otherwise run, instead opting to bridge the gap by firing a seeker at your foe. But betting with your life that said seeker will ever reach it’s target (or even bother to lock-on for that matter) is not a particularly wise move.
Call it lag or poor aim, but sometimes a seeker will just straight-up glide right past your enemy (even when it seems like it’s locked on) only to explode on an innocent wall 30 feet away…
Having problems with your Guitar Hero Live detecting your guitar controller on Playstation 4? You’re not the only one. After opening my prized axe, I was disappointed to find that my PS4 seemingly wouldn’t detect it.
Here’s how to sync your guitar controller in the first place, if you’ve done it already, then you can skip this part until method one and two:
Make sure you’ve got the Bluetooth USB dongle inserted into one of the ports on your Playstation 4. Press the ‘on’ button on the controller so that the guitar LEDs flash slowly. Press it once again so that they flash quickly. Then press the small blue button on the USB dongle. You’ll know it worked because the guitar will stop flashing and just show one solid red LED.
If you’ve done all that and it still doesn’t detect the guitar controller in game, try pressing the ‘on’ button again. It should take you to the user selection screen on the Playstation 4 menu. This is just a simple test which means that your controller is correctly synced and the next two steps will most definitely resolve
So Chibi-Robo! will soon make a triumphant return to Nintendo consoles with a brand new 3DS game: Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash. Fortunately for us, that means a brand new Amiibo to get our hands on!
It’s currently available as a single Amiibo or within the limited edition box with the game. For those of you just looking to expand your Amiibo collection, I thought it was pretty awesome that you could simply pre-order Chibi-Robo! on its own, but we’re gonna be picking up the game too! Click the images for links to the Amazon pre-order:
Will you be picking up a copy of Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash? If so, make sure you let us know what you think of it on Twitter and Facebook! We’ll more than likely be unboxing the 3DS box on our channel so make sure you subscribe so you don’t miss it!
On the 11th of September, 2015, Super Mario Maker marked 30 years since Mario first came into our lives in all his pixelated glory. It was the first time we got to see Super Mario Bros from a different angle: as a level designer, not just a player.
Despite it’s undeniable awesomeness, Super Mario is pretty simple as a gaming concept, right? One button to sprint, one to jump. Get power-ups, don’t fall down holes or get hit by enemies. Yet with the release of Super Mario Maker, it looks like there is still a few things we could learn about this gaming classic after all…
1. Designing levels is harder than it looks.
A few blocks here… fifty Goombas here. What’s the problem? Oh, that’s right, this is now the worst level ever! It’s very easy to underestimate the immense level of thinking, creativity and planning that goes into even the most simplistic of levels. Take Level 1-1 of Super Mario Bros. for example. Think about pacing, breadcrumbs and how the level introduces you to scenarios and mechanics that will help you later on in the level. If