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Nintendo Downloads: Toribash

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 12, 2010 6:20am PDT

A WiiWare version of the physics-driven violence simulator Toribash is the highlight of this week's North American DSi and Wii downloadable...


Rock Band DLC: The Vines and Sweet Billy Pilgrim

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 09, 2010 7:20am PDT

Australian alt-rockers The Vines will be headlining next weeks batch of Rock Band downloadable content with a pack of five tracks, Harmonix has...


"You know, after Creedence-geddon last week, everything else seems tame in comparison."

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Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero July DLC Brings Queen, Disturbed

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 06, 2010 6:20am PDT

With the release of Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock drawing ever closer, Activision has announced a July downloadable content lineup for Guitar Hero...


"That's absolutely what they're doing and I agree there's nothing wrong with that, it's the only ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Pearl Harbor, Cowbots

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 05, 2010 7:00am PDT

Presumably to mark the fourth of July, this week's batch of downloadable releases for the DSi and Wii includes looks at two very different periods...


"there's something just a little fucked up about a pearl harbor game on a japanese console."

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Rock Band DLC: Creedence Clearwater Revival

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 02, 2010 7:55am PDT

Next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable content will be a monster twelve-pack of tracks from southern rockers Creedence Clearwater Revival,...


"I'm still going strong Billyboy. You can't take my rock awayyyyy~ At least not until I can ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Mario Tennis, Date or Ditch, Frat Party Games

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 28, 2010 7:40am PDT

Whether you're feeling like a Wimbledon tennis star, giggly teenager or drunken frat boy, this week's batch of downloadable releases for the Wii...


Rock Band DLC: Nickelback Six-Pack

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 25, 2010 9:10am PDT

Facing the near-impossible task of finding an act that can follow Miley Cyrus for next week's batch of Rock Band downloadable tunes, Harmonix has...


"Yes, Nickleback sucks, but mainly because Kroeger REALLY sucks and is an ugly fuck with a giant ..."

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Nintendo Downloads: Bear and Puffins and Dinos Oh My!

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 21, 2010 7:00am PDT

There's no Virtual Console title in this week's batch of new Wii and DSi downloadable releases but who needs yet another platformer that was a bit...


"Puffins. Also, Art Style Rotozoa (aka Peta Tentacles in Europe) is wonderful and addictive."

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Rock Band DLC: Miley Cyrus!

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 18, 2010 7:38am PDT

Teen pop princess Miley Cyrus--who is really Hannah Montana but shhh please do keep that quiet, she doesn't want the whole world knowing that--will...


"and her new hit "A flaming homosexual posted a picture me in my undies""

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Nintendo Downloads: Bejeweled 2, Shadow of the Ninja, Silent But Deadly

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2010 9:00am PDT

Not even E3 can hold back the inevitable weekly batch of downloadable releases for the Nintendo DSi and Wii, which is jolly lucky for us all as...


"Okay, seriously, are the Flips series games intentionally written with the goal of double ..."

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Nintendo Downloads Lead the Meerkats to Zoo Disc Golf, Reel Fishing and Magic Faraway Tree

By Chris Faylor, Jun 07, 2010 9:50am PDT

It's a week of fiery, furry and sometimes fishy fun in the land of Nintendo, as the company has unleashed an eclectic mix of new downloads for the...


""Driift Mania" wiiware is kinda like RC Pro-am minus the power ups. "

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Boys Like Girls, Deftones in Latest Rock Band DLC

By Chris Faylor, Jun 04, 2010 3:20pm PDT

Over two and a half years after Rock Band's debut, developer Harmonix is still releasing weekly downloadable add-ons for the music game series,...


"Saw them at RotR a few weeks back, while I like the new album, it just not good live performance ..."

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Rock Band DLC Brings Spoon and P.O.D.

By Chris Faylor, May 28, 2010 10:20am PDT

Next week's batch of downloadable content for Rock Band will bring tunes from indie sensation Spoon and Christian metal group P.O.D. into the...


"+1 million for the Tick reference. I once met the creator of the comic at a party back in the ..."

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Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero's June DLC Revealed

By Chris Faylor, May 26, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Continuing to expand the variety of downloadable songs available to Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero owners in the face of this fall's new iterations,...


Nintendo Downloads: Metal Torrent, Poker, Jack the Ripper, Monkeys and More

By Alice O'Connor, May 24, 2010 8:30am PDT

Monday morning inevitably means another batch of WiiWare and DSiWare releases for your downloading delight, with this week's round unleashing a...


"I think I remember hearing somewhere that the process companies have to go through in providing ..."

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