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Nintendo Downloads: Castle Conqueror, Crazy Pinball

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 13, 2010 6:39am PDT

You might hope that the 25th anniversary of the release of Super Mario Bros. would be a good occasion to release some fine Mario wares for download...


Rock Band DLC: Dio, The Smiths, Morrissey and More

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 10, 2010 11:40am PDT

Harmonix has announed next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content, revealing an assortment of tracks including several that'll feel...


"As a long-time fan of Silverchair I'm pretty disappointed that Straight Lines is in Rock Band ..."

- flashmasta see all 14 comments

Nintendo Downloads: Samurai Shodown III

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 06, 2010 9:00am PDT

After a lengthy Virtual Console drought, this week's batch of downloadable Nintendo Wii and DSi releases brings sweet relief with SNK's vintage...


"All of the games on VC are emulated and they obviously do quality control on them because I ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Tales of Elastic Boy

By Xav de Matos, Aug 30, 2010 8:00am PDT

Although Nintendo returned to adding Virtual Console releases to its weekly list of downloadable offerings last week, we're not so lucky this time...


Nintendo Downloads: And Yet It Moves

By Xav de Matos, Aug 23, 2010 6:45am PDT

This week's batch of Nintendo digital releases brings with it a new addition to the Virtual Console, something the Wii platform has been lacking...


"And yet it moves for the wii - is it directly attached to the remote? On the PC version you ..."

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Rock Band DLC: Disturbed, Crash Kings, The Veer Union and We Are the Fallen

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 20, 2010 8:50am PDT

Yet another three-pack of tracks from moody metalmen Disturbed will arrive in next week's round of Rock Band downloadable content, accompanied by a...


Nintendo Downloads: Monsters vs. Robots

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2010 7:00am PDT

Nintendo has unveiled this week's batch of downloadable Wii and DSi releases to reveal yet another week without a Virtual Console title. There is,...


Nintendo Downloads: Enjoy Your Massage!

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 09, 2010 6:00am PDT

This week's round of DSi and Wii downloadable releases takes things down a notch, letting players get creative with Rhythm Core Alpha, play a...


"I saw no tentacles of any kind in the game play photos. I bet they come out on the second play ..."

- swings1940 see all 14 comments

Rock Band DLC Bringing Classic Ministry Tracks

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 06, 2010 4:00pm PDT

Bad news--there are only three tracks in next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content. Great news--they're three hard-rockin' tracks by...


"Totally agreed. Those songs are top-notch classic Ministry material. This is the first Rockband ..."

- Fausterion see all 13 comments

Guitar Hero and Band Hero DLC: August Edition

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2010 10:00am PDT

The Used, Sum 41, Weezer, Megadeth and P.O.D. will each star in their own three-track downloadable content pack for Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero and...


"Not a bad selection there... I'd get anything Weezer and I liked Sum 41 back before they went emo."

- jacobvandy see all 3 comments

Nintendo Downloads: BlayzBloo

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 02, 2010 8:00am PDT

If you're frustrated by yet another week of downloadable Wii and DSi releases without a Virtual Console title, perhaps you can work your anger out...


Rock Band DLC: Blondie, KMFDM, Eels and More

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2010 8:00am PDT

Next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content will be an eclectic affair, developer Harmonix has announced, with eight singles from eight...


"This is an eclectic mix week. Calm down, you'll get more eventually."

- GreggD see all 10 comments

Nintendo Downloads: Aero the Acrobat, Puffins, Insurgents and Octopodes

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 26, 2010 7:40am PDT

After three weeks without releasing a single Virtual Console game for Wii, Nintendo has slipped Aero the Acrobat into this week's batch of Wii and...


"Exactly. When ever I see the word all I can think of is Jake Rodkin saying "Puffinths!!""

- BlitzMayhem see all 5 comments

Rock Band DLC: Juanes, Avenged Sevenfold

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 23, 2010 7:00am PDT

[Update: 9:41] Harmonix has now announced there'll also be three tracks from Avenged Seven


"I have a feeling that after the last several outings and initial feedback on the Juanes pack ..."

- Masem see all 4 comments

Nintendo Downloads: All Things Adorable

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 19, 2010 7:00am PDT

As today brings another batch of weekly DSi and Wii downloadable releases without a Virtual Console title, Nintendo has apparently stacked its...