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Pachter talks more about Nintendo's Wii U 'mistake'

Following yesterday's angry protests from Nintendo fans, industry analyst Michael "Fishy Sunday" Pachter took to NeoGAF to clarify his statements.There was uproar when Pachter said the Wii U was a mistake Nintendo may never recover from, so...   read

 
 
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Scandal: Pokemon team had a poo fight in a hotel

Sometimes, every Christmas that's ever existed merges to form a Super Christmas, and the magic of this time paradox creates a truly wonderful event to happen somewhere in the world. This phenomenon must have recently occurred, because I get...   read

 
 
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The official Legend of Zelda timeline revealed

A few days ago, we told you that an official Zelda art book containing the definitive timeline for the series would be released. Well, with the book out in Japan, that timeline has been officially revealed. All the historic events and video...   read

 
 
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Sony's Tretton: Nintendo systems are 'babysitting tools'

Wow, Jack! You troll as much as I do!  An article on CNN Money has PlayStation boss Jack Tretton talking smack about Nintendo's game offerings. He says that the Wii hasn't aged well, and that he doesn't really see it as competition.&nb...   read

 
 
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Sun says 3DS making hundreds dizzy, Nintendo disagrees

UK tabloid The Sun has claimed that "hundreds" of gamers are "slamming" Nintendo for causing a wave of dizziness with their new 3DS system. Nintendo UK says it hasn't received a single complaint. That's weird, because The Sun has never gros...   read

 
 
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Scribblenauts caught in 'sambo' racism controversy

It had to happen, really. With over 22,000 words in its vocabulary, it was only a matter of time before someone managed to find a racist angle with Scribblenauts, and that racism came in the form of the word "sambo." The word, com...   read

 
 
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GTA: Chinatown Wars gets Nintendo Power banned from school

The latest issue of Nintendo Power has been banned from a middle school library in Ohio because of the cover, which features a piece of artwork from Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. The cartoon image of a woman holding a gun was seemingly ...   read

 
 
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Only one Xbox 360 game gets into Japan's top 100, DS gets 47

Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu has released a load of dirty sales data from the Land of Pixelated Porn, revealing the top 100 selling games of 2008. These games have been broken down by platform, because console wars are fun. It would sur...   read

 
 
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Drug dealing minigames in GTA DS cause 'controversy' already

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars isn't even near release yet, and British comic The Sun has already begun to cultivate its own controversy around the game. Having caught wind of the drug dealing aspects of Rockstar's portable title, The Sun...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: The truth about the 'Holocaust' game

Some gamers have chosen to call it "creepy" and "disgusting." Media outlets, those even belonging to the videogame press itself, have misrepresented it as "Holocaust DS" or a "Nazi torture game." The truth of the matter is that Luc Bernard'...   read

 
 


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IT'S BABYSITTING MANIA! SURVIVE A BABYSITTING FRENZY! JESUS CHRIST!

The multi-tasking mayhem ensues as Majesco brings a brand new game to the Nintendo DS! Yes, you've all heard the highly anticipated rumors and bated your breath with excitement for the announcement, but we can finally confirm that Babysitti...   read

 
 
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ELSPA shoots down the '90 percent' R4 story

We all knew something was up with a recent quote by John Hillier, Manager of ELSPA's Intellectual Property Crime Unit. The Sunday Post, a Scottish newspaper, quoted Hillier saying "In America it's thought 90 percent of Nintendo users a...   read

 
 
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The worst ideas in gaming listed

Last week we went over Next-gen's list of the 50 greatest gaming innovations, noting that they forgot tentacle porn in the line up. Now they've put together a list of gaming's worst ideas ever, and again, tentacle porn is missing from the l...   read

 
 
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Gaming periphery as filler: videogame look-alikes

Hollywood steals ideas constantly, authors have been lifting plotlines for millennia, and Glengarry Glen Ross was directly stolen from a dream I once I had via David Mamet's brain-draining dark magic. Since every other creative medium falls...   read

 
 
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Geometry Wars: Galaxies features video: love is a trapezoid!

The above video is a promotional highlight reel of the upcoming features found in Geometry Wars: Galaxies, the upcoming semi-sequel to Xbox LIVE Arcade mega-smash Geometry Wars. Galaxies, while not as pretty as the XBLA version, brings ma...   read

 
 
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Gaming causes violence: young girl thrown from bus edition!

I want to go on record as saying that this story is not about video games. Yes, a dispute over a Nintendo DS broke out and it resulted in a young girl being thrown from a school bus, but that, ladies and gentlemen, is not the issue here. Hi...   read

 
 
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Squeenix to take a break from FFVII briefly and make DS puzzle game

Those waiting for Square-Enix to stop with the spin-offs and remakes and do something original are in luck -- a new DS puzzle game in which you match falling colored blocks is on the way! According to Famitsu magazine, Yosumin is Square-Eni...   read

 
 
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Trailer for upcoming DS game Insecticide looks ... unspectacular

The boys at Gamecock are finally starting to reveal more of their hand as this trailer for Crackpot Entertainment's Insecticide contains actual gameplay footage, much unlike the Mushroom Men teaser released a while back. Gamecock pledg...   read

 
 
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Drink Coke, get a Wii

To all of you out there who are still struggling to find a Wii, I offer the perfect solution: just drink 2,084 bottles of Coke! Sure, the sugar intake alone will rot out all your teeth and you will be paying about $3,271.97 more than you sh...   read

 
 
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