The Final Nintendo Holiday Van Test: The Dog

We successfully tested Wii Music against a cheerleader and real musicians, but it was the last test that took the cake. As it turns out, Nintendo wasn't ecstatic on the dog playing the Wii idea, but neither was the dog. We were however able to convince them to let us bring the dog in the trailer to see if he would… » 10/24/08 1:00pm 10/24/08 1:00pm

The Nintendo Holiday Van Part 3: The Band

After the cheerleader, it was time to take real musicians and line them up against Wii Music. Three of my very good friends, Matt Schultz, Patrick Behan, and Shawna Riley were kind enough to drive down to Denver from Boulder to handle this one. The results were as we expected. » 10/23/08 5:00pm 10/23/08 5:00pm

The Nintendo Holiday Van Part 2: The Cheerleader

So what happened after that cliffhanger ending? We finally found the van trailer. It turns out they were just repositioning it. Of course, as soon as we saw them pulling out of the driveway we thought they were taking off to another city. So after all of that we managed to find a parking space, grabbed our gear, and… » 10/23/08 12:00pm 10/23/08 12:00pm

The Nintendo Holiday Van, Wii Music, and Cheerleaders

Wii Music is an interesting breed. Not only does it allow a player to collaborate musically with their friends, but oddly enough it includes a cheerleader and a dog in its instrument database. So what happens when you bring musically inclined individuals, a cheerleader, and a dog to try out their respective avatars in… » 10/21/08 1:00pm 10/21/08 1:00pm