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  • Blog Post: German Broomstick Racing Is As Ridiculous As It Sounds

    A trailer for the German Wii game Bibi Blocksberg: Das große Hexenbesen-Rennen! (which roughly translates as "Bibi Blocksberg: The Big Witches' Broom Race!") shows us all how hilarious motion-controlled broomstick racing is. The game has been out for some time now, and the broom's... More
  • Blog Post: Angry Birds Star Wars Hitting Consoles This Fall

    Continuing its galactic dominance, developer Rovio and Activision have announced that Angry Birds Star Wars is coming to a multitude of new platforms this fall. Angry Birds Star Wars hits the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Wii, Vita, and the 3DS on October 29. The upcoming version includes 20 new levels... More
  • Blog Post: Bit.Trip Fate Hits Steam

    Gaijin Games' Bit.Trip Fate makes its first appearance on a non-Nintendo platform. Bit.Trip Fate, is a unique and beguiling musical shooter, has been released to Valve's Steam service. The game was previously only available for Nintendo Wii and 3DS, and was also sold as part of the Bit.Trip Complete... More
  • Blog Post: Retro City Rampage Developer Says Vita Version Most Successful

    Despite the bad rap that PlayStation Vita has been getting as of late, developer Brian Provinciano (creator of Retro City Rampage) says that indie developers should give the system a second look. He also says that the Vita version of RCR has been the most successful. In a tweet he sent today, Provinciano... More
  • Blog Post: Gold Nunchuk Returns Next Year

    In August, Nintendo began offering a gold Wii nunchuk as part of the Club Nintendo Rewards Program. It quickly sold out. It was offered again on November 26 and sold out. Starting next year, however, you'll get another chance to grab one. "The Gold Nunchuk will return to #ClubNintendo after... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Is Suing Bridgestone Over Its TV Ads Featuring Kevin Butler Actor

    Update: Sony offered a statement to Venture Beat clarifying the situation. Here's the statement from Sony: "Sony Computer Entertainment America filed a lawsuit against Bridgestone and Wildcat Creek, Inc. on September 11. The claims are based on violations of the Lanham Act, misappropriation... More
  • Blog Post: Adrian Peterson Using The Wii For Rehabilitation

    Adrian Peterson who has, "one of the most important knees in the NFL," is currently going through rehab, and he's using video games to help. If you check out this video about Adrian Peterson's recovery, you will see him using the Wii Balance Board and Wii Fit to help normalize his knee... More
  • Blog Post: Dragon Quest X Tops Japan Sales

    The newly released Dragon Quest X for Wii topped Japan software sales charts in its first week. Since going on sale last Thursday, the game sold 420,000 units, according to Enterbrain, a retail tracking firm in Japan. New Super Mario Bros. 2 for 3DS came in at #2 selling an additional 213,000 copies... More
  • Blog Post: See Spider-Man Run Free In Manhattan

    Watch as The Amazing Spider-Man executive producer Brent Nicholas walks you through navigating Manhattan with mostly uninterrupted gameplay. We've seen all of the elements of this developer walkthrough shown off, but this is the first time we've really seen its practical applications in the middle... More
  • Blog Post: Just Dance: Greatest Hits Announced

    Ubisoft announced its newest edition to the widely popular Just Dance series. Just Dance: Greatest Hits allows players on the Kinect and Wii to dance to their favorite tracks from Just Dance 1, 2, and 3. The game is scheduled to be released on June 26th, 2012. The list of tracks includes: (In the Style... More
  • Blog Post: Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Release Date Announced

    Mickey and Oswald are coming to consoles in November 18 of this year. Disney Interactive formally announced the release date for the next installment of the Epic Mickey series. Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two promises 2 Player, split screen co-op, allowing players to play as either Mickey or Oswald... More
  • Blog Post: Take A Look At The New Mickey Mouse Media Fresh From E3

    New from E3, screenshots and a trailer from Disney's Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: HBO Go Coming To Nintendo Consoles

    A job posting on Time Warner's career page is stating that the company has partnered with Nintendo. The listing on the Time Warner site is an opening for an HBO partner manager and in the description for the job, Nintendo is included among the partners that are being targeted for a future HBO Go... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: New Play Control Pikmin 2 Coming To North America This Summer

    Update : We reached out to Nintendo to confirm the upcoming New Play Control! Pikmin 2 release and it responded, "we don’t have anything to announce at this time," so you can file this one under rumor for now. ------------------------------------- The New Play Control! series takes GameCube... More
  • Blog Post: Stan Lee Is A Playable Character In The Amazing Spider-Man Video Game

    While generally beloved comic book writer Stan Lee has had cameos in almost every Marvel Comic-based movie and several games, he has somehow stayed out of the limelight as a playable character...until now. In an interview at the London Super Comic Convention, Lee revealed that he will playable in Activision's... More
  • Blog Post: Skyward Sword's Mysterious Ancient Hylian Text Has Been Translated

    Despite the text being, "too ancient to translate," according to recently released Japanese book, Hyrule Historia , fans over at ZeldaUniverse.net have cracked the code. Zelda Universe forum user Sarinilli apparently figured it out with the help of the text that was littered around the Lanayru... More
  • Blog Post: Future Zeldas Are Sticking To Motion Controls

    In an interview with Official Nintendo Magazine , Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma said that future Zelda games will use motion controls similar to Skyward Sword. According to Aonuma, the idea of dropping motion controls was considered during the development of Skyward Sword, but clearly that was thrown out... More
  • Blog Post: Update: Nintendo Attempts To Clarify Miyamoto's Retirement Talk

    [Update]: Nintendo has clarified Miyamoto's original comments to Wired regarding his future with Nintendo. A company spokesperson told Reuters , "There seems to have been a misunderstanding. He has said all along that he wants to train the younger generation. He has no intention of stepping... More
  • Blog Post: Eiji Aonuma And Koji Kondo On Voice Acting And Zelda's Future

    A little over a month ago, I had an amazing opportunity to speak to Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma and Nintendo sound group manager Koji Kondo mere days after finishing playing and writing my review for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. I asked a bunch of questions that you'll be able to read about... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 12/02/11

    We're all still recovering from the long Thanksgiving weekend and preparing for the fresh blast of cold weather in Minnesota, which means plenty of lazy time bundled up inside this weekend to play games. Here's what we'll be tackling this weekend: Tim Turi: I’ve had it about up to here... More
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