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  • Dragon Ball Z: Attack of the Saiyans cover
    Dragon Ball 30th Anniversary: Top 3 portable games
    If people were asked to name an anime, one can bet Dragon Ball would be at the top of their mind. This illustrious series celebrates its 30th anniversary, originally premiering in manga form in December 1984. To gamers, Dragon Ball means so much...
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    Nintendo DS 10th Anniversary
    This month marks the 10th anniversary to the second best selling console of all time and the best selling handheld of all time. Yes, it’s the Nintendo DS’ 10th anniversary. From the outset it seemed like a weird gamble for Nintendo,...
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    Naruto 15th Anniversary: Top 3 video games
    The world's most colorful ninja, Naruto, celebrates fifteen years in publication this month. With almost 600 episodes of the anime and 691 chapters of the manga, well, there’s a lot to see here. To those unaware, Naruto is a young ninja...
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    Nintendo Wii and DS wifi: a retrospective
    Earlier last month, Nintendo decided to cut off its wireless capabilities to their legacy console and handheld, the Nintendo Wii and DS respectively after nearly a decade of operation. This move, unfortunately, meant that various titles...
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    Game Deals: Local $5 game sale for PS3, PS2, PSP, GameCube, DS, and GBA!
    This Friday is going to be a citywide rummage sale near this writer’s location (Eveleth, MN). One house in particular is selling hundreds of games for $5 apiece! The games are below so mark down this Friday, May 2 for some great deals.PS3...
  • Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings
    Blinded: Final Fantasy XII Revenant Wings
    Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings is a spin-off sequel pitting Vaan and Penelo on a quest to becoming sky pirates. After uncovering an ancient ship and befriending a ragtag group, the team travels to far off lands in the pursuit of adventure. It...
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    Nintendo to end Wii and DS online features in May
    Nintendo of Japan announced yesterday (US time), that they will cease online support for the Wii home console and DS handheld on May 20th of this year. This follows the company's decision to end support for several Wii applications back in...
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    Local sale: $5 PS3, PS2, and DS games
    For those who live in the immediate Twin Cities area, or better yet Zimmerman, which is about an hour away from Minneapolis, there is going to be a local garage sale. The dealer will be selling off her game collection to get ready for the digital...
  • Out of Business
    HackYourConsole.com shut down after Nintendo lawsuit
    As reported earlier this month, Nintendo filed a lawsuit against website HackYourConsole.com with claims that “The site blatantly promotes and sells unauthorized Nintendo games along with devices and services that circumvent the security in...
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    Come on feel the noise: Ontamarama review
    Back in the heyday of video games, Japan was all the rage; Nintendo, Sega, and Sony were the top dogs in the gaming market, and it was a pipe dream for western developers to even get games published and sold. Fast forward to today, where Sega is...
  • The Nintendo DS
    Nintendo files lawsuit against DS hacking website HackYourConsole.com.
    Updated 08/26/2013: HackYourConsole.com has closed their business as a result of the Nintendo lawsuit. Full story here.Nintendo has issued a press release announcing that they have “filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida against...
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    Nintendo filing suit against Florida site owner for illegal game sales
    Big N prepares to sue Florida resident for illegally selling titles and crack devices for consoles. Digital piracy still a problem. Nintendo of America is filing suit against the owner of HackYourConsole.com, based in the Southern District of...
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney cover
    Phoenix Wright and Japanese visual novels: An untapped fountain of wealth
    Books are great and video games are awesome. Would if there was a way to combine the two? Adventure games are essentially a combination of the two ideas, though they’re more on the game side of things. Leave it to Japan to innovate. In Japan...
  • Sprung
    Sprung Review
    Sometimes your friends make you play games that have questionable titles. Sprung for the DS is one of those games. Its catch phrase is "A game where everyone scores." With a catch phrase like that, it's gotta be good, right?Sprung is...
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    Shigeru Miyamoto missing the point on Wii U sales
    The legendary developer has every right to defend his beloved company, but is he seeing the big picture?There’s no doubt Nintendo has come under heavy scrutiny with their Wii U launch. The console’s release started strong, but has...