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Pandora's Tower rises on Wii in April

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2013 1:45pm PDT

Pandora's Tower will quite possibly be the last major release on Wii. XSEED Games is publishing the long-awaited JRPG come April, which should give Nintendo fans reason to dust off their Wii (or Wii U) consoles.

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"Some gamestops still have it. I got a new copy a couple months back because I saw it was ..."

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ROM City Rampage (8-bit Retro City Rampage demake) coming tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 27, 2013 4:00pm PST

Retro City Rampage is finally making its long-awaited appearance on Wii tomorrow. However, the WiiWare version of the game comes with a unique bonus: ROM City Rampage, an 8-bit demake of the game.

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"Agreed, tries too hard with nostalgia and doesn't bring much gameplay."

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New game releases of February 25-March 3

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 24, 2013 12:00pm PST

Packed into the new release cannon for next week are the PC edition of Brutal Legend, standalone snipe 'em up Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army, BIT.TRIP's Runner2, 3DS RPG Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus on Vita, and more.

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"Played the demo for Etrian Odyssey. Holy shit that game is hardcore. Like, dungeon crawler where ..."

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Retro City Rampage hits WiiWare on February 28; minigame also coming to Steam, Wii U

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 21, 2013 2:00pm PST

Retro City Rampage is coming to WiiWare on February 28, along with a free ROM City Rampage content update that will hit Steam port on the same day.

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"I tried it when we got it free on PSN but I couldn't get into it. "

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Angry Birds Trilogy coming to Wii, Wii U

By Steve Watts, Feb 15, 2013 10:05am PST

Angry Birds Trilogy will be releasing for the Wii and Wii U sometime this year, Activision and Rovio have announced.

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Disney Infinity's fourth playset to be Cars

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2013 6:00am PST

Disney Infinity will be getting a Cars playset, complete with track-building tools for the Toy Box.

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"This, plus Minecraft/LBP-style building mechanics. It's not for me, but my nephew's going to ..."

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Skylanders Swap Force announced

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2013 6:45am PST

It's a new year so you know what we need: a new game in each major franchise! Actually, Skylanders Swap Force does sound like an interesting upgrade to Activision's $500 million-grossing collectible toy-video game-thing, introducing characters whose parts can be switched and...

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Disney Infinity discs to contain future movie assets

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 1:30pm PST

Disney Infinity discs will contain assets for the next 12 months of content plans, which means hackers may spoil future movie PR plans.

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"wtf. Before this announcement it would have been 'hackers MAY spoil future movie PR plans', now ..."

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Wii U's Pikmin 3, Game & Wario missing launch window

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2013 7:30am PST

Nintendo has announced some upcoming release dates, but the ones to make the list aren't as interesting as the ones that conspicuously didn't. The...

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"The momentum is nowhere the same. All of these consoles were selling a lot more in January. Also ..."

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Disney Infinity preview: bringing franchises together

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST

Disney's worlds are on a collision course, though not quite in the way you may expect. Disney Infinity, which was announced yesterday, isn't a "crossover" game in the the traditional sense. It's an entire platform filled with individual games set across the vast spectrum of ...

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"I'm still surprised that more companies haven't tried something like this, but I always figured ..."

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Pandora's Tower coming to Wii this spring

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2013 10:30am PST

Pandora's Tower has been announced for North American release from XSEED, making Operation Rainfall's efforts to localize three Wii RPGs an unqualified success.

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"This is a really, really great game and I've enjoyed playing it a lot so far as I'm from Europe. ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 5 comments

How Disney Infinity's starter set was chosen

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 16, 2013 9:00am PST

When Disney Infinity launches, the $75 Starter Set will feature Mr. Incredible, Monster Inc's Sully, and Captain Jack Sparrow. But, how did Disney settle on these characters?

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"Actually, Disney used to own Power Rangers. I believe Haim Saban bought the rights back from them."

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Skylanders franchise reaches $500 million in sales

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 11, 2013 8:15am PST

Activision has another money-maker, just in case that "Call of Duty" thing stops working for them. Skylanders has surpassed half a billion dollars of sales.

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"This game desperately needs online co-op. I refuse to invest in this game until my son can play ..."

- rubencamacho78 see all 17 comments

Retro City Rampage hits Xbox 360 and Wii in January

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 28, 2012 2:15pm PST

After a brief stint of exclusivity on PS3, Vita, and PC, Vblank Entertainment's retro throwback is finally coming to Xbox 360 and Wii.

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"Is it really coming out on wii?! I kept thinking the Wii version would actually turn into a Wii ..."

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Why The Last Story almost didn't come westward

By Steve Watts, Dec 28, 2012 1:45pm PST

The XSEED team talks about how it had to fight for The Last Story, even against some skepticism in its own marketing department.

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