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ThunderCats DS sharpens claws for August release

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 18, 2012 3:00pm PDT

One of the more overlooked titles on display at Namco Bandai's Global Gamers Day event was ThunderCats, an August-due DS side-scroller based on the popular cartoon series.

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Amazing Spider-Man supports Move on PS3

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2012 8:00am PDT

The Amazing Spider-Man on PlayStation 3 will support the Move controller, though exact details on the functionality have yet to be disclosed.

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Adventure Time game coming to DS

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 23, 2012 7:30am PDT

Unfortunately for fans, The Elder Scrolls VI: Adventure Time is not happening. But, at least there's a video game adaptation in the works.

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"The studio working on it is actually pretty good at 2-D games, some I'm exited for it."

- metalsatch see all 7 comments

Zuma's Revenge coming to Xbox 360

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 20, 2012 11:30am PDT

An enhanced version of the popular puzzle-shooter Zuma's Revenge is coming to Xbox Live Arcade, so says developer PopCap Games.

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"Pretty cool to see a game you've worked on for a long time get announced :)."

- Ecks see all 4 comments

Battleship for Wii, 3DS, DS detailed

By Steve Watts, Mar 08, 2012 11:55pm PST

Activision detailed its plans for the Wii, 3DS, and DS version of Battleship today. These versions will be based on the board game with new power-ups and customizable modes.

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Amazing Spider-Man features playable Stan Lee

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2012 1:15pm PST

Stan Lee will appear as a "playable character" in the next Amazing Spider-Man, he has revealed.

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"Wouldn't you be if you got royalties from those big franchises? Sherman - "How do you sleep ..."

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Young Justice: Legacy multiplayer RPG coming 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 21, 2012 7:00am PST

Cartoon Network's popular Young Justice series is getting its first video game adaptation.

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"guessing this is going to be an action rpg, maybe even dota-like. I guess you could say the ..."

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Mario 3DS games quickly overtook launch titles

By Steve Watts, Feb 09, 2012 5:00pm PST

An analytical look at Nintendo's 2011 sales numbers show Nintendo's first-party titles cleaning up, especially when Mario is involved, but third parties still lagging behind.

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"Wait, the new original content beat shovelware and rehashes? HOLY SHIT GUYS."

- Alexrose see all 2 comments

Battleship game is a naval strategy FPS

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 08, 2012 6:30am PST

Activision has announced that it will be making a licensed video game based on the upcoming movie adaptation of the Battleship board game.

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"Yeah never really caught on for whatever reason. Perhaps if they used a modern theme it would ..."

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Two-thirds of handheld owners also have iOS device

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2012 1:45pm PST

Nielsen's annual report on gaming trends shows mobile and tablet devices on the rise, and contributing to an overall rise in gaming.

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"Your headline isn't interpreting the data right. The tweet that I think you are getting it ..."

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Super Mario 3D Land sells 5 million, Zelda: Skyward Sword sells 3 million

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 27, 2012 5:30am PST

It's hard to believe Nintendo isn't profitable when you look at their software sales figures, with multiple million sellers from Mario, Zelda, and Kirby.

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"Glad Skyward Sword did well, I think it was my GOTY in retrospect, beating Dark Souls oddly ..."

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Nintendo cuts March 2012 forecast, predicts loss

By Steve Watts, Jan 26, 2012 7:45am PST

Nintendo is forecasting a larger full-year loss than expected, and the company is expected to have its first full-year loss on an operating level.

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"Hence the big change in strategy. Here's hoping the Wii U does well (though I don't think it ..."

- one random winner see all 5 comments

Dynasty Warriors: Pokemon originally pitched by Tecmo Koei

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 20, 2012 6:30am PST

Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition is an odd pairing of Nintendo's iconic kid-friendly franchise and Koei's feudal Japanese strategy series. But an even more bizarre collaboration was being considered: a Dynasty Warriors crossover game.

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Nintendo: live TV, movies not 'provocative' enough to pursue

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 26, 2011 10:00am PST

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime downplays the importance of non-gaming features on systems, in spite of growing interest in video streaming on consoles.

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"to me, its a sign that Nintendo is soon done with this system and is admitting that the quality ..."

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GameFly year end sale begins today

By Shack Staff, Dec 21, 2011 1:30pm PST

Shacknews' parent company GameFly is clearing out its warehouses, getting ready to stock up on next year's games. So, why not take advantage of some of their deals?

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"Selling a used game after you've used an online code is scammy? The game plays without the code ..."

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