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Gaming Podcast 119: Love Stick

April 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

This week we’re learning a bit about Donkey Kong Junior as well as listening to Don convince Derrick that the second stage in Donkey Kong was in Donkey Kong Junior. We’re also looking back to Billy Mitchell, a Guinness Book World Record holder for video games. This week, news was a bit light but we [...]

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MumboJumbo Making Luxor 3 For Wii

December 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Casual gamers will be glad to know one of the big publishers of casual games will be publishing Luxor 3 for the Wii console, perhaps this will be one of many to come. While large console based developers like Ubisoft, Electronic Arts and others are trying to make casual games for the Wii but MumboJumbo’s [...]

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Tags: Casual Games · Wii

No New DS Redesign Until Sales Fade

September 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment

If you’re looking to see what the next greatest DS hand-held will look like, plan to wait until Nintendo starts to see declining sales trends for their current DS hardware. Sensible from Nintendo’s standpoint, but a major bummer for those hand-held gamers who want to see something new and cool out of the Nintendo camp. [...]

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Tags: DS · Editorial · Mobile · Nintendo

Yet Another PSP Re-Design?

August 20th, 2008 · No Comments

It seems as if this is the third time, but SCEE has announced a new PSP design with eight different bundles being offered. This fall we should see the PSP-3000, which sounds much like a fake Acme cartoon toy, but it’s for reals. This version will have a built-in microphone, a redesigned (brighter) LCD screen [...]

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Tags: Industry News · PSP · Sony

MGS4 Quickly Falls of Top Titles, NCAA Football 09 Takes Lead

August 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The month, June 2008, Metal Gear Solid 4 takes number one on the NDP figures with 774,600 individual units (over 1-million if you include bundles), in July… they didn’t even make the top ten figure. What the heck? NCAA Football 09 for the Xbox 360 took number one with 397,600 games sold, nothing close to [...]

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Tags: Industry News · playstation 3 · Wii · Xbox 360

Nintendo’s Not Talking To You, But Your Grandmother

July 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Miyamoto said Nintendo used E3 as a platform for spreading the word to a broad audience based on the media present at the event, they’re not speaking to the core audience. So, if you’re a core audience gamer and you were confused on why Nintendo didn’t build their presentation to be all glitz and glamor, [...]

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Tags: E3 · Nintendo

As Seen On TV – Casual Game Label (Wii and DS)

July 19th, 2008 · No Comments

A 3D version of Deal or No deal sound desirable to you? Perhaps you’re a game show fan and just can’t get enough Howie, if so, you’re in luck. Koch Media announced their new casual games label As Seen On TV which will bring popular TV brands to the console. At first we were thinking [...]

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Tags: Casual Games · DS · Press Release · Wii

Miyamoto Confirms Pikmin Game

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments

It seems Miyamoto let it slide that there will be a Pikmin game arriving in the future, for which systems? Probably the Wii if we had to guess, but it wouldn’t be surpising to see it on both their hit product lines. His exacty words, “We’re making Pikmain.” Nintendo has done well by their little [...]

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Tags: DS · Industry News · Nintendo · Wii

Nintendo Wants More Wii and DS Sales

July 16th, 2008 · No Comments

At E3 Reggie Fils-Aime let the world know he wasn’t satisfied with the sales progress of the Wii or DS in 2007 and hopes Nintendo can do better this year. Perhaps Nintendo is playing the humble card? No doubt they bragged about their 10 million sales of the Wii and 20 million sales of the [...]

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Tags: Casual Games · DS · E3 · GTA · Industry News · Nintendo · Wii

GTA China Town – Nintendo DS

July 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Imagine that, the kids hand held grows up and is getting a Grand Theft Auto title. The game will, of course, be a sandbox-style title true to the franchise history and will feature new characters and a new game engine. No real details came out of the announcement, just a little leak to the press [...]

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Tags: DS · E3 · GTA · Nintendo