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Are Game Controllers Too Complicated?

July 9th, 2008 · 10 Comments

The same company that brought us the NES Advantage has proven the Wii control scheme isn’t as bad as critics speculated. The beauty of adding the “waggle” technology is limiting your button count to a reasonable level without overwhelming gamers. We’re seeing casual gaming on the rise both in the press and in the public. […]

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Tags: DS · Editorial · Microsoft · Nintendo · playstation 3 · Retro · Wii · Xbox 360

Guitar Hero: On Tour Experience Website

July 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Guitar Hero: On Tour has launched a newly designed website dedicated to the On Tour experience. You can listne to the songs from the game, download new skins for your “controller” grip and learn a bit about the game. The site is the landing point for the On Tour game, is very flashy and pays […]

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Tags: DS · Guitar Hero · Industry News

Elebits 2 Announced for Nintendo DS

July 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

How odd to release the sequel to a fun Wii game on a hand held device over the original platform. Introducing,  Elebits: The Adventures of Kai and Zero. Sure, the DS is a great staging point for an Elebits style game, but what happened to the Wii platform? Video game attachment rate, that’s what happened […]

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Tags: DS · Konami · Nintendo

Guitar Hero: On Tour – 300K Units Sold

July 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

The little DS title Guitar Hero: On Tour arrived with a hand-held attachment for playing guitar on the go. Some reviewers found it cramped, annoying and too damn small to really feel any comfort. Other reviews found it exciting, fresh and a break from standard DS games. Reviews aside, 300,000 people are willing to bet […]

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Tags: Casual Games · DS · Guitar Hero · Industry News · Nintendo · Simulations