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Nintendo Downloads: Disco Lights, Big Beats and Las Vegas Slot Machines

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 08, 2010 6:20am PST

If you were astonished by the recent release of a DSiWare title which turns your handheld into a very expensive flashlight, you'll be astonished by...


Nintendo Downloads: Robox, Gene Labs and NeoGeo's Street Slam

By Xav de Matos, Nov 01, 2010 8:45am PDT

This week's batch of Nintendo downloads features two additions to the WiiWare service, Robox and Gene Labs--with the latter receiving a DSi version...


Single Track from Rush Joins Rock Band 3 DLC

By Brian Leahy, Oct 29, 2010 11:20am PDT

Joining the already released tracks from The Doors will be "Subdivisions" from Rush's 1982 Signals album. As with all Harmonix content, it will...


"Doors pack is already out since day 1. 3 of those songs are free and the rest for 1200 points. ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: BIT.TRIP FATE

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 25, 2010 8:30am PDT

This week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi releases demonstrates the wonderful width and breadth of the video gaming world, letting you blast...


"Alice I'm loving the Flashlight screenshots. Thanks for including them! Also, do you really ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Final Fantasy Mystic Quest

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 18, 2010 7:40am PDT

This week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi new releases brings goodies including a Virtual Console version of Square's RPG Final Fantasy Mystic...


"At the time of its release, RPGs were still quite a niche genre. Mystic Quest was meant as a ..."

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Rock Band DLC: Stone Temple Pilots and Jimmy Eat World

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 15, 2010 9:20am PDT

The final batch of Rock Band downloadable content before Rock Band 3 launches on October 26 will bring a six-pack of tracks from Stone Temple...


The Doors Queued Up as First Rock Band 3 DLC

By Brian Leahy, Oct 13, 2010 12:40pm PDT

On October 26, the same day Rock Band 3 is released in the US, twelve tracks from The Doors will be available as DLC. Additionally, three tracks...


"Oh, don't worry about that. As soon as the heroin stored up in his body runs out, he'll settle ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Sonic the Hedgehog 4, Sonic Creator's New Platformer 'Ivy the Kiwi?'

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 11, 2010 8:40am PDT

This week's batch of Wii and DSi downloadable releases brings a double-whammy of Sonic-y goodness. Nintendo's delivering the first chapter of Sonic...


"I think its like saying this might be the name of the staring character your playing as... But ..."

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Rock Band Jimi Hendrix DLC Detailed, 12 Tracks Confirmed

By Brian Leahy, Oct 08, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Twelve tracks from The Jimi Hendrix Experience will push the Rock Band music library up to 2000 songs when the 'Are You Experienced: Rock Band...


"Again, this is only songs from "Are You Experienced" the first album. When the promised ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Fatal Fury 3, 'Shantae' Sequel

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2010 7:32am PDT

Monday morning means another round of downloadable releases for the DSi and Wii in North America, with this week's batch including classic Neo Geo...


Rock Band DLC Adds T. Rex, More R.E.M.

By Xav de Matos, Oct 01, 2010 10:00am PDT

Not only does next week's Rock Band DLC bring even more R.E.M. to the franchise, with hits like "It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I...


"LOL, OK let's not get carried away with the "Rock Band" branding. Last I saw they have country ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Zenonia Hits DSiWare

By Brian Leahy, Sep 27, 2010 11:40am PDT

The Korean action RPG Zenonia, originally released for mobile devices (iOS, Android, Windows Mobile), is coming to DSiWare this week for 800...


"i wonder how zenonia plays on DSiWare. i have it for android and it seems fun but too hard to ..."

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Rock Band DLC Debuts Anthrax and The Doobie Brothers

By Brian Leahy, Sep 24, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Next week's Rock Band DLC offering will debut music from Anthrax and The Doobie Brothers, both of whom have on-disc songs in Rock Band 3, which...


"Dude, if you buy the Doobie Brothers tracks, do the avatars have lego headbands?"

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Nintendo Downloads: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 20, 2010 6:31am PDT

Eric Carle's wonderful Very Hungry Caterpillar crawls onto Wii in this week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi releases, teaching its ABCs. If you...


"No new MyNotebook? At least there's a calendar to keep the Giant Bombcast DSiWare section ..."

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Bob Marley's 'Legend' Coming as Rock Band DLC

By Brian Leahy, Sep 16, 2010 2:00pm PDT

According to MTV Multiplayer, the folks at Harmonix will add Bob Marley's greatest hits compilation "Legend" to the Rock Band Music Store. It will...


"This is a fantastic album. Can't wait to dust off the Rock Band set and put this on. Probably ..."

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