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PlayStation Move Review (including Video Review)

Introduction The PlayStation Move is Sony’s move in the “motion controller” arena going up against the entrenched Nintendo Wii and the upcoming camera-only based Kinect from Microsoft for the Xbox 360. We’ve put the PlayStation Move through it’s paces, making sure to try and focus on the controller’s functionality and not so much the video […]

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Kinect: Official Pricing and Our Thoughts

According to an email from Microsoft and updates on Amazon, Gamestop and Best Buy, Microsoft has announced official pricing. With a release date of November 4th, Microsoft plans to launch a couple of  different official options for those looking to dive into the world of controllerless gaming. For just the standard Kinect sensor bar with […]

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Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Preview

After waiting an hour and a half for my 1o minutes of hands on time my excitement for this new Zelda had started to fade. The constant drone of the theme music and the inane chatter from the two guys behind me put me in a fairly surly disposition by the time I got up […]

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Just Dance (Wii) Review

Introduction [10 out of 10] Now, I feel it incumbent upon me to emphasize straight outta the gate that I would never even attempt *pauses briefly to watch commercial for Glee!* to label myself as a “gamer” or even a person that knows anything about what the general gaming community consensus constitutes as a good […]

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Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels (Wii) Review

Summary [7 out of 10] Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels is a 3D fighting game that focuses on using lightsabers and force powers.  There are ten playable characters including: Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka Tano, Mace Windu, Count Dooku, Asajj Ventress, General Grievous, Kit Fisto, Plo Koon, and EG-5 Jedi Hunter Droid. It […]

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Capcom Announces Lineup for First Half of 2009

Capcom today decided to start of the new year with a ton of release info.  They released their full calendar for the first half of 2009. Here is the rundown: FLOCK! (Xbox Live Arcade, Playstation Network, Windows PC) – Early 2009 Street Fighter IV (Xbox 360, Playstation 3) – February 17 Dead Rising: Chop Till […]

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Wii Rock Band 2 Store Coming Soon

Given the number of comments on the other post about the Wii version of Rock Band 2 I suspect that many of you reading this are like most Wii owners that were hoping that that when Rock Band 2 finally released for the Wii it would have the same features as the Xbox 360 and […]

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Sony's Poor Playstation 3 Sales and Marketing Isn't Sabotage – It's Just Sony

The Washington Times’s Sonny Bunch wrote an article recently that raked Sony over the coals for: No price cut this holiday season — instead they actually released a more expensive bundle Not properly promoting DVD-upscaling capabilities of the PS3 No Netflix (or other 3rd party) streaming movie support This is all in the wake of […]

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Nintendo Making a Profit on Wii Hardware

I’ll be the first to admit my Wii takes a back seat to my other gaming consoles.  I do play it occasionally and my wife is a Wii Fit fanatic, but compared to the 15 games I own for my Xbox 360 the 3 I have for my Wii is a pretty small collection. However, […]

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New Releases for the Week of 10/23 – 10/29

Xbox 360 Banjo-Kazooie (Nov 26th) NPPL Championship Paintball Breakout 2009 (Nov 25th) Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix(Nov 26th) PC Band Manager (Nov 25th) Bolt (Nov 27th) Call of Atlantis (Nov 26th) Chronicles of Mystery: The Scorpio Ritual (Nov 27th) Puzzlegeddon (Nov 27th) The Chronicles of Spellborn (Nov 27th) Wii AMF Bowling World Lanes […]

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Jillian Michael's Fitness Ultimatum 2009 (Wii) Review

Summary [4 out of 10] Jillian Michael’s Fitness Ultimatum 2009 offers a bit more intensity than Wii Fit, but the awful graphics, repetitive exercises and glitchy controls lead to a frustrating experience. Introduction A few months ago I started working from home the majority of the time.  Since I no longer have to go anywhere […]

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New Releases for the Week of 11/16 – 11/22

Xbox 360 Left 4 Dead Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Naruto: The Broken Bond NCAA Basketball 2009 Need for Speed: Undercover Shaun White Snowboarding The Last Remnant Tomb Raider: Underworld PC Left 4 Dead Legendary Need for Speed: Undercover The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria Complete Edition Tomb Raider: Underworld Wii Animal […]

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New Releases for the Week of 11/09 – 11/15

Xbox 360 Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (Nov 11) Call of Duty: World at War (Nov 10) Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Nov 11) Mirror’s Edge (Nov 11) Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 (Nov 11) WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 (Nov 9) PC Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (Nov 11) Secret Service: Ultimate Sacrifice (Nov 11) World […]

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New Releases for the Week of 10/19 – 10/25

Xbox 360 Fable II (Oct 21) Far Cry 2 (Oct 21) Midnight Club LA (OCt 20) Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (Oct 21) PC Dead Space (Oct 20) NBA 2K9 (Oct 20) Wii Wii Music (Oct 20) Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (Oct 21) Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 (Oct 21) DS Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia […]

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New Releases for the Week of 10/12 – 10/18

Xbox 360 Dead Space (Oct 13) Saints Row 2 (Oct 14) Golden Axe: Beast Rider (Oct 14) Blitz: The League II (Oct 13) Rock Revolution (Oct 14) PC Dark Horizon (Oc13) Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches (Oct 15) FIFA 09 (Oct 13) Wii World of Goo (Oct 13) Playstation 3 Dead Space (Oct 13) […]

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New Releases for the Week of 10/05 – 10/11

Xbox 360 MLB Stickball (Oct 8th) Fracture (Oct 7) Crash Bandicoot: Mind over Mutant (Oct 7) NBA 2K9 (Oct 7) Disney Sing It! (Oct 7) Guilty Gear 2: Overtune (Oct 7) NBA Live 09 (Oct 7) PC Exodus from the Earth (Oct 7) Etch A Sketch (Oct 7) Disney Sing It! (Oct 7) Can You […]

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Nintendo Punch-Out Wii Debut Trailer

Having just got done playing through a few matches of Wii Boxing and dying for some true 1:1 motion mapping instead of the insanely confusing “flick” mechanics in said title, I just got really excited stumbling across the debut trailer for the remake of Punch-Out for the Wii: I have no idea yet if this […]

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New Releases for the Week of 9/28 – 10/4

Xbox 360 Silent Hill: Homecoming Mobile Ops: The One Year War PC Pipe Mania Sniper: Art of Victory Zoo Tycoon 2 Ultimate Baseball Mogul 2009 SAS: Secure Tomorrow Dark Horizon Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft Wii Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility We Cheer Nintendo DS Unsolved Crimes Sonic Chronicles: Dark Brotherhood Tornado Margot’s Word Brain […]

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New Releases for the Week of 9/14 – 9/20

Xbox 360 Armored Core: For Answer (Sep 16) Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Sep 16) Battle Fantasia (Sep 16) Pure (Sep 16) Rock Band 2 (Sep 14) PC LaTale (Sep 18) Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (Sep 18) Igor (Sep 16) LineRider 2: Unbound (Sep 16) Crysis Warhead (Sep 16) Pure (Sep 16) S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Clear […]

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New Releases for The Week of 9/7 – 9/13

Xbox 360 NHL 2K9 (Sep 8 ) NHL 09 (Sep 9) TNA Impact! (Sep 9) Zoids Assault (Sep 9) PC Spore (Sep 7) Romance of the Three Kingdoms: XI (Sep 9) Righteous Kill: the Game (Sep 12) Nintendo Wii NHL 2K9 (Sep 8 ) Hell’s Kitchen (Sep 9) The Price is Right (Sep 9) NintendoDS […]

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New Releases for The Week of 9/01 – 9/06

Xbox 360 Facebreaker (Sep 5) Shred Nebula 3 (Sep 3) Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball (Sep 3) NFL Head Coach 09 (Sep 3) Rapala Fishing Frenzy (Sep 2) Warhammer: Battle March (Sep 2) Infinite Undiscovery (Sep 2) Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise (Sep 2) Mercenaries 2: World in Flames (Sep 2) PC My Dream Job: Babysitter […]

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New Releases for The Week of 8/24 – 8/30

Xbox 360 Tales of Vesperia (Aug 26) Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (Aug 26) Castle Crashers (Aug 27) PC GTR Evolution (Aug 26) Sims 2 Apartment Life (Aug 26) Nintendo Wii Mario Super Sluggers (Aug 25) Nintendo DS Garfield’s Fun Fest (Aug 29) Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness (Aug 25) Commando: Steel Disaster (Aug 25) […]

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Computer Mouse to be Extinct in 5 Years… Again

Remember 10 years ago when voice-recognition and Dragon Naturally Typing was going to replace the keyboard? Yea that didn’t quite pan out how we all thought… I think at some point we were going to replace the mouse with eye-tracking lasers on the monitor and then some sort of brain-tie-in that would tell when you […]

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E3: Mature MadWorld Gameplay Video (Nintendo Wii)

How is Manhunt 2 forced to revise the gore and violence on their game, but this is all good and well… especially on the Wii? Maybe it’s because it’s presented as a gameshow in this game and in Manhunt 2… it was in a hospital… but Manhunt #1 was a gameshow too so I guess […]

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