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Nintendo’s “Touch Generations” Label

Nintendo of America has officially confirmed that, starting in June, it will begin branding its more casual Nintendo DS titles under the new Touch Generations label, already used in Japan and in Europe to differentiate its particularly ‘mainstream’-oriented titles such as the Brain Training series.The company explains that the brand “will include titles that anyone can pick up and play, […]

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Wii ejecting disk

Wii ejecting disk

Video of Wii ejecting disk.

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Twighlight Princess Music Videos

We showed you a homebrew trailer earlier, and it seems a lot of criticism fell on the editor’s music selection. So here we have two music videos with (at least in my opinion) better, more fitting tunes; both courtesy of Freakshow2191. I’m personally a bigger fan of the first one, which uses Seether’s “Remedyâ€?, but the other is entertaining just […]

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Video Game Symphony from Chicago

Video Game Symphony from Chicago

We cover our trip to Chicago to see Play! A Video Game Symphony. Hear about our (Myself, Nicky Hill, Mom Brain) trip to Chicago, the car ride, the arrival, and of course the symphony! Is it just me, or is Nicky Hill a little punch drunk?! Huge thanks to Kirbutashi for the podcast banner, and thanks to all you guys […]

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I-Am-8-bit Gallery

I-Am-8-bit Gallery

Artist pics at the I-Am-8-Bit Gallery. View More

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Super Bullet Bill Video

Were you like me back in the day when playing Super Mario Bros. on NES and would often wonder what it’d be like to play the role of villain instead of hero? Bjorna sent in a link to this clever role-reversal take on just that game, called “Bullet Billâ€?, where you control–not surprisingly–a cheerfully maneuverable sprite of Bullet Bill as […]

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Gay Mag “Hot” For Link

The Legend of Zelda series has won numerous awards in its near two-decade run, but one magazine is calling out the game’s hero, the boyish elf Link, as a perfect 10. The June issue of Out, a magazine focusing on gay and lesbian culture, named the green-leotard-wearing hero as the Hottest Video Game Character in its “What’s Hot Now” section […]

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Apple Developing Video Games?

Apple Developing Video Games?

What we heard: Of all the products on the market, few engender as much fanatical loyalty as the iPod. Sony was clearly hoping for something similar when it introduced the sleek PSP last March, touting the fact it played games and video, while the iPod didn’t. Last October, Apple removed one of those advantages when it launched the fifth-generation video […]

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Namco-Bandai Making New DS Puzzler

A new DS puzzle game from Namco Bandai Games has been unveiled on the pages of Famitsu. Titled Trion Cube, this falling blocks game is being produced by Hideo Yoshizawa of Pac Pix, Mr. Driller and Klonoa fame. In Trion Cube, five block types fall from the top of the screen. Your goal is to rotate the blocks, assembling them […]

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Pheonix Wright 2 Screenshots

Pheonix Wright 2 Screenshots

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is a cult hit in North America. The success of the first game prompted Capcom USA to bring over the sequel. The second game entitled Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Justice for All is a remake of the Game Boy Advance game. Justice for All has the same formula as the first game where players spend sometime […]

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Ninja Gaiden Creator Talks About Wii

Tomonobu Itagaki, the very outspoken creator of Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive discussed his feelings about the Wii with Game Informer. Cubed3 managed to sum up what he think’s of working on Nintendo’s next-gen system. He believes the Wii controller is very interesting. However, he has no plans to develop for Wii now as he is busy with three […]

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Yellow Pencil Awards

Non-profit organization D&AD (British Design & Art Direction) has announced that two video games were awarded the highly prestigious Yellow Pencil design-related awards at the The D&AD Global Awards 2006, which took place earlier this week.The awards recognize the very best in design, advertising and creative communication around the world, and are judged by the world’s leading creative practitioners. In […]

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Japan Casts Massive Wii Vote

Japan Casts Massive Wii Vote

Japan’s popular gaming mag Famitsu has posted results of a recent opinion poll asking what gamers are most looking forward to after this year’s E3. Nintendo’s Wii garnered 68.8% of the vote, followed by Sony’s PS3 with 21%, Xbox 360 with 7.2%, and the DS at 3.0% interest. 88.4% of voters believed the price of the PS3 to be “too […]

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Metroid Prime: Hunters survey

Metroid Prime: Hunters survey

  “You are one of a select group invited to participate in this very important study on Metroid Prime Hunters, so please don’t delay…” That was the beginning of the email I recieved from Nintendo. Needless to say, I immediately completed it. It had the usual questions like ‘How did you hear about this game?’ and ‘On a scale of […]

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Nintendo snags wiikaraoke.com, built-in mic rumor heats up

Nintendo snags wiikaraoke.com, built-in mic rumor heats up

The latest Wii rumor, which speculates that the Wiimote has a built-in mic, is starting to heat up with news that Nintendo has registered the ‘wiikaraoke.com’ domain. Currently, the address redirects browsers to the Nintendo homepage, but we have to assume that this will all change, in time. Of course, Nintendo hasn’t confirmed a thing, so the domain could end […]

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