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Art imitates life: Bit.Trip VOID in time for Thanksgiving

Bit.Trip VOID is a game that you can play with your family, where you compete to see who can get fatter the fastest. Thanksgiving (link NSFW) is a holiday where families do the same thing, except with more awkward silences and passive aggre...

 
 
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ECA wants you to inform the President about gaming

In case you don't watch the news or read a newspaper to stay up-to-date on current trends -- sadly, this is becoming an ever-increasing population -- the United States is in the middle of revamping its healthcare system. A major part of thi...

 
 
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Fitness blogger says games need warning labels

A fitness blog called Winston Salem Fitness recently published an editorial calling out the Wii Fit and suggesting that videogames be packaged with a label warning against the possibility of obesity from their use:Overall, I give Nintendo c...

 
 
 
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Wii Fit tells a 10-year-old that she's fat, Nintendo responds

Yes, scoff the day away, tubby girl. A videogame told you that you're fat. Kidding. You're normal, according to this Child/Teen BMI calculator. After the news got out that Wii Fit told a 10-year-old girl that she was "fat," experts jumped o...

 
 
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Wii Fit 'traumatizes' kid by calling her overweight

The launch of Wii Fit seemed to go off without a hitch in Japan, but you had to know that as soon as it found itself in the hands of sensitive Westerners, trouble would occur. The game has barely hit the UK, but already the first Wii Fit co...

 
 
 
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Move over Pocket Pikachu: Ubisoft's pedometer revealed

Do you remember Pocket Pikachu? This was a step tracker disguised as a virtual pet. Your steps and movement would earn you "watts" to feed little Pikachu, and the idea was that you might get your lazy ass off the couch and move ar...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Japan: Wii Fit launches December 1

There was a lot of buzz about Nintendo's weird new foot/exercise peripheral during this year's E3, but we haven't heard much about Wii Fit since then. Now, Famitsu's Express Blog gives us a Japanese release date and price, straight from the...

 
 
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Podtoid 32: Fat Japanese Girls edition

Evening, kittens. We’re coming up on a near year of Podtoid, and to celebrate this milestone the higher-ups thought that it’d be best if I destroyed the outfit as soon as possible, and therefore positioned me as host. I’m ...

 
 
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Gamercize: Number one for choice and enjoyment

As a collective group, I'd say it's pretty hard for gamers to get motivated into exercising. Be it running, or picking heavy things up and putting them back down, the mere thought of moving is often enough to put us into comas. But what if ...

 
 
 
 
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Help Reggie get Wii Healthy

Those of you following our E3 coverage have already heard about Nintendo president Reggie Fils-Aime's less-than-impressive showing at the Wii Fit demonstration. He tried the route of denial by claiming "heavy clothing," and wh...

 
 
 
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First screens of Pokemon Dungeon

The good news: we found over 20 screenshots of the new Pokemon Dungeon DS game. The bad news: there aren't any dungeons pictured with realistic Pikachus chained to the wall, famished and beaten. Why toy with our emotions?!! Instead, a...

 
 
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Guild Wars: Eye of the North developer chat

Look I drink...And that usually means I get asked the questions. Stuff like, "Would you please let the sheep go, put your clothes back on and get down from the kids slide?" If you're like me, I am sure there are game deve...

 
 
 
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Go get your Wii fitness on

And so it begins ...Just like DDR, the Wii is slowly but surely making its way into the minds and ideas of fitness-crazed folks looking for a way to get fat kids off the couch. Put down the Cheetos and check out what's going on with Wi...

 
 
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Recap: Cooking Mama Cook Off Challenge (NYC)

What's that burning smell? Is it the building? Did the knifeless hibachi chef get bored and start lighting things on fire? Could it be that Majesco's Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Nintendo Wii is selling like hotcakes? That&#...

 
 
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April Fools: Greatest Hits

Ah April Fools… this is the time of year I like to have an authoritative-sounding man call my mother and tell her I was in a horrible car accident. Then as they're lowering the casket into the ground I pop out at the last secon...

 
 
 
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SXSW 07: First impressions

The interactive arm of the South by Southwest exposition kicked into full gear today at the Austin convention center, steps away from the craptacular Radisson Hotel whose computer system has been down since 9 a.m. and has us wandering the s...

 
 
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Man finds gun-shaped onion ring, Resistance fans get hungry

While the Christian masses are busy crusading greasy diners and suburban stovetops to find the next Virgin Mary grilled cheese, a most humble gamer recently uncovered an estranged onion ring which most precariously seemed to resemble the Ch...

 
 




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