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New game releases of August 5-11

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 04, 2013 12:00pm PDT

A new week means a new round of new releases. Next weeks' lineup of new games includes Dragon's Crown, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Tales of Xillia, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for XBLA, and PC editions of Guacamelee and the revamped Spelunky. All shiny and new.

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"Odd, I thought the Dragon's Crown had been in danger of closing for some reason. Looks ..."

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Original Wii still outselling Wii U

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 31, 2013 5:30am PDT

Depending on how much you love/hate Nintendo, feel free to interpret this as either great news on Wii's ongoing success--or the dire situation Nintendo finds itself in with Wii U. Or both!

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""And while Wii U has a "negative impact" on Nintendo's profits, the company is still in the ..."

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Ouya hailed as most energy-efficient console

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT

An eco resource site estimates the energy costs of various consoles, with Ouya leading as the most energy-friendly, and the first-generation PlayStation "Fat" coming in dead last.

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"He listed it as a primary cause, when it's marginal at best. Also in the resource: "The ..."

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Activision's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles coming October 22

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 22, 2013 11:00am PDT

Activision has announced a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game, based on the Nickelodeon animated series, coming October 22 to Xbox 360, Wii, and 3DS.

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"Still super pissed that the New Thundercats got canceled....."

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New game releases of July 21-28

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 21, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Shadowrun Returns backers will get to see what their cash money paid for next week, when the cyberpunk RPG finally launches. Also arriving next week are the PS3 release of Zeno Clash II, the renamed PlayStation versions of Stealth Bastard, Picross E2 for 3DS, and more.

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"I strangely enjoyed Stronghold 3, but yea, Citadels will hopefully blow that out of the water "

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Angry Birds Star Wars coming to consoles and handhelds October 29

By Steve Watts, Jul 18, 2013 9:00am PDT

Angry Birds Star Wars is coming to consoles and handhelds on October 29. It will add 20 new stages, console-specific features, and multiplayer modes.

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Disney Infinity's Incredibles trailer springs into action

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 17, 2013 2:40pm PDT

Disney Interactive has released a new trailer for Disney Infinty's Incredibles play set, which shows the family of Supers defending Metroville against Syndrome.

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"If they want me to buy this game they to show the Tron playset and hopefully it'll include ..."

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New game releases of July 14-21

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 14, 2013 10:00am PDT

Next week will bring the launches of Shin Megami Tensei IV, Dynasty Warriors 8, Mystic Chronicles, Time and Eternity, and, well, some other odds and ends.

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'Of course' Dragon Quest 10 is leaving Japan

By Steve Watts, Jul 11, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Dragon Quest 10 is "of course" being worked on for markets outside of Japan, according to executive producer Yuu Miyake.

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Wii Vitality Sensor is 'pending,' didn't work consistently

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2013 8:15am PDT

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata explains that the Wii Vitality Sensor was shelved because the company could not get it to work reliably enough in prototype testing.

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Angry Birds Trilogy slings onto Wii and Wii U August 13

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2013 11:05am PDT

Angry Birds Trilogy will be hitting Wii and Wii U on August 13, Rovio has announced.

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"Cool for the Wii U. Game & Wario has a mini game like it and it's entertaining."

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Skylanders Swap Force preview: boisterous bifurcation

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2013 12:30pm PDT

A hands-on look at Skylanders Swap Force, complete with terrible name-mixing puns.

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Skylanders Swap Force coming October 13, PS4 and Xbox One versions confirmed

By Steve Watts, Jun 07, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Skylanders Swap Force is coming October 13, Activision announced today. Versions will also be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, though not necessarily on the same date.

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"Kid? You mean I'm not the one who was supposed to be playing? Oops. ;)"

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Disney Infinity gets Lone Ranger play set

By John Keefer, Jun 06, 2013 11:30am PDT

Disney has unveiled its next playset for Disney Infinity, and with all the characters and franchises it could choose from, it has decided to promote its upcoming movie, The Lone Ranger

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Nintendo Japan announces bigger Wii U GamePad battery

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Nintendo of Japan recently announced a handful of Wii U hardware accessories, most notably a bigger battery pack for the system's GamePad that doubles its battery life.

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"About time, it was inevitable once it was revealed that the battery slot could hold a bigger ..."

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