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Maroon 5 singer sues Activision over Band Hero likeness

By Steve Watts, Aug 05, 2011 7:45am PDT

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine has filed suit against Activision for use of his likeness to sing unauthorized songs, including those in different voices than his own.


"The No Doubt lawsuit is still "in process" and that was in 2009. Courtney Love threatened to sue ..."

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Aliens: Infestation officially announced

By Steve Watts, Jul 20, 2011 11:15am PDT

Days after it leaked, Sega has now officially announced Aliens: Infestation, a side-scrolling action game with a focus on exploration. It's due for the DS this September.


Aliens: Infestation revealed as DS side-scroller

By Steve Watts, Jul 15, 2011 3:00pm PDT

Aliens: Infestation details have been spilled by the ESRB, including its T-rated content and an interesting connection to developer WayForward.


"im totally down for an Aliens side scroller but i think Konami should do it."

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Nintendo downloads: Fortified Zone, Qix

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 07, 2011 6:15am PDT

This week's round of downloadable releases for Nintendo platforms brings two vintage Game Boy games to 3DS, but nothing wholly exciting.


"Yeah they did progression nicely. You always started fairly weak, but by the end of the game you ..."

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Nintendo downloads: Donkey Kong GB, Mega Man 5

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2011 9:30am PDT

This week's Nintendo downloads include Donkey Kong (Game Boy), Gold Fever, Hidden Photo, Beach Party Craze, Zimo: Mahjon Fanatic, Snail Mail, and Mega Man 5, plus a free demo of Bit.Trip Flux.


"Yeah, it's good. That's a classic I'd be happy to have again."

- Conan see all 6 comments

Nintendo outlines upcoming releases, eShop content

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2011 10:45am PDT

Nintendo has released new fact sheets for each of its platforms, outlining upcoming release dates and some third-party support for its downloadables.


"I know I will be buying Dora and Kai-Lan’s Pet Shelter! My girls haven't developed any sense ..."

- baron calamity see all 5 comments

Nintendo download: Picdun, Dreamwalker, Crazy Cheebo

By Steve Watts, Jun 06, 2011 8:15am PDT

This week's Nintendo downloads include Ubongo, Go Series Picdun, Dreamwalker, and Crazy Cheebo Puzzle Party. The larger eShop update for the 3DS will be coming later today.


Nintendo downloads: Puzzle Quest, 99Bullets, Overflow

By Steve Watts, May 23, 2011 7:45am PDT

This week's Nintendo downloads include Overflow, Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, 3D Twist & Match, and 99Bullets.


Nintendo downloads: Chrono Trigger on Virtual Console

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2011 4:45pm PDT

This week's Nintendo downloads brings Chrono Trigger, Gabrielle's Ghostly Groove, Big Bass Arcade, Word Searcher 3, Hellokids Coloring and Painting, and a demo for Lead the Meerkats.


"Just bought it seems this might have a new translation... some phrases are different from what ..."

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Nintendo of America appoints new marketing VP

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Nintendo of America has appointed Scott Moffitt to the Sales & Marketing VP spot, occupying a position formerly held by Cammie Dunaway and current NOA president Reggie Fils-Aime.


"I'm guessing this E3 will be mostly Reggie. This guy is brand new to the company, no way he'll ..."

- fauljosh see all 8 comments

Nintendo downloads: MDK2, Mighty Milky Way

By Steve Watts, May 09, 2011 8:00am PDT

Nintendo downloads this week feature MDK2, Mighty Milky Way, Go Series Tower of Deus, and Whack-a-Friend.


"This should make you happy. They are doing an "HD" PC version apparently."

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Nintendo downloads: Bingo Party, Rival Turf

By Steve Watts, May 02, 2011 9:00am PDT

This week's Nintendo downloads include Bingo Party Deluxe, a Bit.Trip Runner demo, Rival Turf, Ikibago, Picture Perfect Pocket Stylist, and Anonymous Notes Chapter 2.


"Rival Turf was such an underrated game. 2p Final Fight clone that ran smoothly while Capcom's ..."

- roushimsx see all 3 comments

Rumor: DS Lite being discontinued

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2011 7:30am PDT

A memo sent to GameStop stores claims the DS Lite system has been discontinued, and that stores should sell through their current stock.


"Had a couple of games with it, so that helped. Was a Zelda DS Lite. I also sold my old as dirt ..."

- riptyde see all 20 comments