The Perils of being a Nintendo Fan in the Caribbean: Part II

On Christmas morning, 2008, I woke up at my father’s house to find that he had bought us a Nintendo Wii. I was beside myself. My sister showed some interest in games, as she had also gotten a DS (to not feel left out) but she was nowhere near as enthusiastic as I was aboutContinue reading “The Perils of being a Nintendo Fan in the Caribbean: Part II”

The Perils of being a Nintendo Fan in the Caribbean: Part I

Most people I know understand that growing up in the Caribbean always involved visits from family who moved abroad to the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. As a child, it meant staring in awe at whatever new-fangled technology my cousins had, often video games and consoles. It also meant relatives sending their olderContinue reading “The Perils of being a Nintendo Fan in the Caribbean: Part I”