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E3 2008 – Nintendo Press Conference

Posted by inpheaux on July 15th, 2008 at 8:11 pm

Nintendo's offering was pretty disappointing. Let's get this out of the way: Animal Crossing - City Folk Platform - Wii Release - Later this year Looks and plays like previous installments Send text messages to friends or the message board with the usual mail system. Makes use of the new Wii Speak peripheral, which isn't […]

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Phoenix Wright spinoff announced: Gyakuten Not Saiban

Posted by inpheaux on April 9th, 2008 at 10:20 am

The latest game in the Gyakuten Saiban / Phoenix Wright series has been announced. After the first DS-from-the-ground-up excursion with Apollo Justice, Capcom is back (like clockwork!) with yet another one. This time you'll get to take on the other side of Magic Super Future Law, since you'll be playing as Miles Edgeworth. We don't […]

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PC Gaming really extra not-dead: Spore dated, 7 SEP 2008

Posted by inpheaux on February 12th, 2008 at 2:34 pm

It's apparently "announce a bunch of stuff" day over at EA. First the Mass Effect PC release slated for May, now this, the first solid release date for Spore. 7 SEP 2008 From the press release: "The wait is almost over," said Maxis Chief Designer Will Wright. "We're in our final stages of testing and […]

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Review Megapost: Shooters, Future Law, Gimmicks and Hobos

Posted by inpheaux on October 28th, 2007 at 8:01 pm

We've been holding onto this set for awhile. It just kept snowballing, you know? Well, here they all are in descending order of quality. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BioShock - PC / 360 - The best single-player game I've played since System Shock 2. Portal - PC / 360 (and eventually PS3) - The second-best single-player game […]

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Reviews: Puzzles, Hair Metal, and Transforming Metal

Posted by inpheaux on August 21st, 2007 at 12:15 am

Quick review post, as I need to get to sleep so I can wake up bright and early to play Bioshock when it arrives on my doorstep tomorrow morning. Picross DS - Highly Recommended - This is easily one of the best values out there right now for the DS. There are potentially hundreds of […]

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Nintendo @ E3 2007 – Numbers, Dates, the Zapper and … a Scale?

Posted by inpheaux on July 11th, 2007 at 12:59 pm

I like Nintendo Press Conferences because you can generally summarize them pretty easily. Numbers: Shocking news - Reggie loves his charts & graphs and Nintendo is totally dominating everything when it comes to numbers. The DS now makes up a quarter of the console market, and somehow the GBA is refusing to give up its […]

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Zelda: Phantom Hourglass coming sooner than expected

Posted by inpheaux on July 2nd, 2007 at 9:01 am

The latest in the Legend of Zelda series - The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass - was only released back on the 23rd in Japan, and we had previously been told that we'd be waiting until much later this year to get the non-moonspeak version, but it looks like Nintendo changed their minds. In a […]

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Bioware & Sega team up for a Sonic DS RPG

Posted by inpheaux on June 21st, 2007 at 12:21 pm

. . . . . What? No, seriously. What? "SEGA© of America, Inc., SEGA® Europe, Ltd., and Canada-based developer studio BioWare® Corp. today announced a partnership to create a new video game based on the classic SEGA flagship icon Sonic The Hedgehog. The exact name of the game is undetermined, and it will ship in […]

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Nintendo announces their Summer Lineup

Posted by inpheaux on May 21st, 2007 at 1:00 pm

Nintendo has been rather tight-lipped about when things are being released lately, and on a normal year I'd say they were holding stuff back for E3 but . . that isn't an incredibly applicable excuse these days. Looks like they were just holding back for their Late-May Press Day, which is actually two days, and […]

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Apocalypse sign #23,098 – “Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games”

Posted by inpheaux on March 28th, 2007 at 7:11 am

It is finally happening. After years and years of bitter rivalry, a Mario / Sonic crossover game is finally happening. We don't have tons of information, but it looks like Nintendo and Sega got a hold of a license for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and have taken the opportunity to pit their two top […]

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