Questions of the Month for December

 In Console, Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, Questions of the Month, PS4, Xbox One

Each month we field all manner of different questions on askaboutgames. Some people have intricate queries about particular games while others want to know which console will be best for their family. Here are our picks this month.

Question: Do I need Wi-Fi connection for playing Sonic Sega all stars racing Nintendo DS video game I just purchased for my son to play in a Nintendo DS console?

Answer: While some online features make use of the Wi-Fi capability of the DS console you do not need to connect to the Internet to play the game. These features are optional.


Question: Which PS4 games that are remote playable to the PC Vita?

Answer: Remote play is now a system standard feature in the PlayStation 4, therefore the majority of PS4 games can be access via Remote Play on the Vita.


Question: My son is 13 and wants to get a PS4 for Christmas. However there seems to be a handful of games that he would be able to play. Most seem to be either 16 or 18.  Can you advise please?

Answer: The PlayStation 4, like each of the new consoles, provides a range of games for different aged players. As you notice there are some games that are for older players, but equally games like Minecraft, LittleBigPlanet 3 and Lego Batman 3 offer a great experience for younger players too.


Question: Can I use a Skylanders base from a Wii for Disney Infinity on the PlayStation 4?

Answer: No. The Skylanders portal only works with the Skylanders games. Equally the Disney Infinity Wii base peripheral is not compatible with the PlayStation 4. You can use the Wii Infinity Base on the Wii U, or the PS3 Infinity Base on the PS4.


Question: Can you play Skylanders on the Wii Mini?

Answer: Yes you can play Skylanders on the Wii Mini as that system supports all the existing Wii games. The normal Wii portal is used in this instance along with the Skylanders game of your choice.


Question: Can you use the Amiibo figures from the Nintendo on the new Xbox One?

Answer: No you need to have the Wii U console to make use of the Amiibo figures. You can use Skylanders and Disney Infinity on the Xbox One.


Check back next month for more great questions from readers, and our best attempts to answer. If we’ve missed anything in our responses this month, why not fill in the gaps in the comments. Also, you can ask your questions here.

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