You know, I might write about games for a living, but no one has ever brought me a fancy console as a gift. That is an honor most likely reserved for celebrities and other such non-commoners, such as the Queen of England, who recently recieved the gift of a gold-plated Wii along with a copy of BIG Family Games from THQ. Rather clever of them, as it brings the game and the Wii even further into the public eye (as if it needed any help, right?).
At any rate, it just looks like a Zelda Wii to me. I guess when I see gold stuff my mind immediately reverts to the first moment I held that original golden NES cartridge in my hands. I wonder what the Queen thinks of this, anyway. Will she play with it after teatime or will it gather dust? I guess we'll have to watch the news to see.
Wii ARE MOST AMUSED
Last Friday we shared the details of an awesome GOG.com contest where you could win one of 41 games just by identifying five pieces of videogame music. Here are the answers! I've received word from GOG that they've already begun sending out codes. Were you able to name each of the five songs? Let us know in the comments if you were one of the lucky winners! (And which game you chose!)more
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