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CERTA Enforces Game Rules

For the third consecutive year, the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA), including video game related trade associations, has declared June “Entertainment Ratings and Labeling Awareness Month.”As violence and nudity in games is increasingly a hot political issue, the entertainment industry tries to make parents more knowledgeable of the tools readily available to them in choosing or regulating their […]

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WarioWare Interview

WarioWare Interview

May 30, 2006 – Nintendo executives are keen to repeat the company philosophy, which is that Wii is designed to capture both the hardcore and non-gamers alike. One of the most mainstream-ready franchises for GameCube and more recently DS is WarioWare, and now the series is headed to Wii. We recently had the chance to interview creator Goro Abe about […]

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Customized faces on Wii Sports

In a recent interview with Miyamoto, our beloved Mario creator mentioned that owners of Wii Sports would be able to put our faces on the characters… whether this means we can customize the characters manually, like on many other games, or our own face from a picture via USB (like Monster Rancher 3) is unknown. Source

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Joystiq Poll

Joystiq Poll

Joystiq is running a poll asking gamers if the PS3 pricing will make them think twice about purchasing the console. The poll offers many different combinations of what gamers plan to purchase, and things are looking very good for the Wii. Those are the standings for right now, but you can click HERE to cast your vote.

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Gamestop’s “Wii” List

Gamestop’s “Wii” List

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Twilight Princess Screens

Twilight Princess Screens

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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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