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The Wonderful 101 video review: strength in numbers

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 10, 2013 10:00am PDT

It's going to take you time to get the hang of The Wonderful 101, the latest from Nintendo and Platinum Games, but stick with it! Once you learn it, it becomes one of the strongest action titles of the year across all platforms, not just the Wii U.

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"If that 7 is as strong as the one Pikmin 3 got i'll probably love it."

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Wonderful 101 'wasn't exactly fun' until recently

By Steve Watts, Sep 03, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Wonderful 101 director Hideki Kamiya says it took time and iteration to get the feel of the game right, and it wasn't "exactly fun" as recently as a year ago.

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"so I tried again and I found that the right analog stick works wonders for wonderful 101. the ..."

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Wonderful 101 originally starred characters from other Nintendo franchises

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2013 1:30pm PDT

The Wonderful 101 originally starred "an all-star cast of Nintendo characters plus characters from other games," according to Hideki Kamiya.

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The Wonderful 101 demo available soon on eShop

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2013 10:30am PDT

A demo for The Wonderful 101 has hit the Wii U eShop today.

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"There is a system update make sure you do that, go into your download manager it should be ..."

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The Wonderful 101's first playthrough 'a tutorial' for lifelong play

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 08, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Platinum's Hideki Kadima is touting the depth of The Wonderful 101, going as far as to say that the first playthrough of the game will feel more like a "tutorial."

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"Agreed - it's a great system, and now we're really seeing the potential turn into great games. ..."

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Metal Gear Rising follow-up interest gauged in survey

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance was a fun slice of action, and Konami is gauging interest in a potential sequel, according to a poll the publisher has put out.

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"Yeah, I didn't like that so much. Although I can't fault them for being thorough."

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The Wonderful 101 DLC looking unlikely as Platinum already 'put all we want to do' in

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 08, 2013 7:30am PDT

DLC can be a welcome extension to a game, but every now and then the odd pack frustratingly feels like content which would or should have been in the main game. How lovely, then, that it seems The Wonderful 101 won't be getting DLC as developer Platinum feels it's already cr...

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Bayonetta 2 launching in 2014 on Wii U

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2013 7:58am PDT

It is still pretty weird that Bayonetta 2 is a Wii U exclusive but hey, not weirder than a game where a witch fights angels with her gun-heeled shoes and giant legs made of her own hair. It'll launch in 2014, Nintendo confirmed during its E3 briefing today, and a new trailer...

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"hehe, you're preaching to the choir. I think she's one of the best female game characters too, ..."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance coming to PC

By Alice O'Connor, May 17, 2013 9:30am PDT

When Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance was still Metal Gear Solid: Rising, it was supposed to be coming to PC as well as Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Then, the PC edition was silently ditched. Now, it's back. Developer PlatinumGames today confirmed that yes, lucky PCnauts will g...

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"So glad I waited. Playing Dragon's Dogma on my 360 right now and wishing it was on PC. Even if ..."

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Metal Gear Rising DLC trailer unleashes Blade Wolf

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2013 2:45pm PDT

A new trailer for Metal Gear Rising's "Blade Wolf" DLC shows off the robo-canine in action.

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"How's this bonkers? The last DLC was the best DLC in a long time of DLCs."

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Blade Wolf cuts into Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance on May 14

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 30, 2013 8:40am PDT

PlatinumGames had you playing a cybersamurai in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance's first story-expanding DLC, Jetstream, and soon you'll get to be a robowolf. The 'Blade Wolf' DLC starring Raiden's cybercanine chum will launch on May 14, publisher Konami announced today.

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The Wonderful 101 director warns haters of short games

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2013 7:30am PDT

The Wonderful 101 director warned players who "hate to finish a game the next day" after buying it that they shouldn't play his game. This set off some controversy that the executive producer tried to temper.

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Metal Gear Rising Jetstream DLC out today for $10

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 09, 2013 12:00pm PDT

As promised, the first real expansion pack for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is out today. The "Jetstream" DLC follows the exploits of Jetstream Sam in a side story that explains his origins and promises "multiple hours of gameplay."

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Jetstream and Blade Wolf DLC in April

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 14, 2013 6:00am PDT

As expected, publisher Konami has confirmed that the two Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance DLC packs starring Jetstream Sam and Blade Wolf, which it announced a while back for Japan, will indeed come westward. They're due to arrive on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 "starting this A...

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Look at Metal Gear Rising's silly DLC

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2013 2:21pm PDT

Tomorrow, PS3 owners will be able to pick up their free exclusive DLC for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Take a sneak peek at the game's zany add-on content.

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"I have it and have played about an hour so far. It's enjoyable and it has that goofy Metal Gear ..."

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