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Wii U Priced at $300 for Basic, $350 For Deluxe

September 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Nintendo announced the price of the Wii U in New York City today, and to the surprise of some, the Wii U will come in two price SKUs: Basic Set ($299.99) – 8 GB white Wii U, white Wii U GamePad Deluxe Set ($349.99) – 32 GB black Wii U, black Wii U GamePad, GamePad [...]

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Tags: Industry News · Wii U

Episode 259: Happy Happy Joy Joy

April 11th, 2012 · 15 Comments

This week, there’s only one news item, but that’s because Jonah Falcon returns from PAX East 2012 to discuss the games he managed to check out and even play, including Assassin’s Creed 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Civilization V: Gods & Kings, Max Payne 3, Spec Ops: The Line, Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, Borderlands 2, Penny [...]

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Last Day for 3DS Ambassadors

August 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Today is the last day for Nintendo 3DS users to sign up as a 3DS Ambassador to qualify for 20 free games. From Nintendo: Today (Aug. 11) is the last day for current Nintendo 3DS owners to register for the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador program. Just connect your Nintendo 3DS to the Nintendo eShop by 11:59 [...]

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Tags: 3DS · Industry News · Nintendo · Press Release

Nintendo 3DS Gets Price Slashed

July 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Nintendo 3DS has struggled since its launch, and Nintendo has announced a severe price cut of $80 to $169.99, down from $249.99. The price cut will be implemented on August 12, 2011. If you bought your 3DS before August 12, the 3DS Ambassador Program will offer 3DS owners 20 free digital titles. According to [...]

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Tags: Financial · Nintendo

Episode 221: Fireworks

July 6th, 2011 · 7 Comments

It’s the Smurfiest post-Fourth of July podcast ever, as Jonah Falcon and Jordan Lund look back at the ColecoVision classic Smurfs: Rescue from Gargamel’s Castle, probably the easiest videogame ever Smurfed. If that weren’t Smurfy enough, Jonah and Jordan, working without Paul S. Nowak this week, also check out this week’s Smurfy news: Xbox 720 [...]

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Tags: Kinect · Microsoft · playstation 3 · Podcast · Retro · Show Notes · Xbox 360

Star Wars Galaxies Shutdown Backlash

June 30th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Despite the announced shutdown of Star Wars: Galaxies and the approaching new Star Wars-based MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, loyal subscribers don’t want Galaxies to end. They’ve begun a petition to try to convince Sony to let the MMO live on as a free-to-play MMO. The petition asks Sony to convert the game to a ‘freemium’, microtransaction-based [...]

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Tags: Industry News · MMO · PC Gaming · Sony

Gaming Podcast Episode 218: Introducing Paul

June 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments

The listeners of Gaming Podcast finally get introduced to the third member of the Videogame Roundtable podcast team, Paul S. Nowak, who only desires hate mail and more time playing Dungeon Overlord on Facebook. This week, the Gaming Flashback looks back at the Gamecube title mentioned by Jordan Lund last week, Eternal Darkness, and the [...]

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Tags: Activision · Kinect · Microsoft · MMO · Podcast · Show Notes · Wii

Gaming Podcast Episode 216: Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen

May 31st, 2011 · 7 Comments

The TD Gaming Podcast heads to an uncertain future, as the TD Gaming Podcast will be closing its run with this cast. Derrick Schommer explains the reason that he and Jennifer will no longer be able to support the podcast, and thank the fans for their devoted support. So, for old time’s sake, Derrick and [...]

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Tags: Editorial · MMO · Podcast · world of warcraft

Sony to Testify In Person Re: PSN Outage

May 31st, 2011 · No Comments

Sony will finally be sending a high-level executive to testify before the US House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade on the three week outage of PlayStation Network and Sony’s slowness in informing its customers on the compromising of personal and credit card data. Ken Johnson, an aide [...]

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Tags: playstation 3 · Sony

New Australian R18+ Proposal Drafted

May 26th, 2011 · 2 Comments

A new draft of the R18+ classification has been released by home minister Brendan O’Connor through the Australian Federal Government. The new guidelines closely match those in place for Australia’s film industry. The new R18+ rating removes restrictions on bad language, drug use and nudity; in contrast, the current guidelines forbade the classification of any [...]

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