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First thoughts: Pokken Tournament

Retail releases tend to be thin on the Nintendo Wii U system, but, when they do hit, that usually gives them a pretty good focus. Last year, Namco-Bandai took on the Pokemon license to offer up an arcade fighter featuring a chunk of the franchise’s cast. With a promised mix of eclectic characters and fighting, […]

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A look at Batman: Arkham Knight (Xbox One)

Today marks the release of Batman: Arkham Knight, a title many fans of the franchise have been looking forward to for quite some time. It marks the series’ first appearance on the current generation of systems, and has easily been one of the most-anticipated titles for the first half of the year.

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Preview: Chronicles of Spellborn

While the thought of another fantasy-based MMORPG hitting the U.S. PC market might trigger an automatic roll of the eyes from most gamers, Acclaim has been toiling away on a select title originating from European servers which it hopes will prove that initial reaction wrong. On the surface, The Chronicles of Spellborn looks like any […]

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Preview: Atlus and Ace Team on Zeno Clash Ultimate Edition

While we originally covered Ace Team’s Zeno Clash back in November thanks to Guy Desmarais’ glowing review of the PC version, the title is looking to come back in a big way thanks to an upcoming Ultimate Edition title. This update will be making its way to another global stage on Xbox LIVE Arcade and […]

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Preview: Kenka Bancho: Badass Rumble (PSP)

While it certainly has its repercussions, who wouldn’t want to be a badass? Power, money, respect and some attraction from the opposite sex go hand in hand with the label if we are to believe Steven Seagal movies, however, Atlus’s upcoming Kenka Bancho shows us that the times of a badass can also be fun. […]

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Preview: Wii Sports Tennis (Wii)

Part of the Nintendo Wii’s asking price when it launches in the U.S. will be for Nintendo’s re-instatement of the pack-in game – Wii Sports. At a recent stop of Nintendo’s Fusion Tour, Ken and I were able to test out the tennis portion of the game as well as the Wiimote’s sensor capabilities. Nintendo […]

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Preview: ExciteTruck (Wii)

At a recent showing of the Nintendo Fusion Tour, I was able to get some hands-on time with Nintendo’s go-to Wii-launch racer, ExciteTruck. If the taste of game play demonstrated at the event is any indication of what to expect in November, players will have plenty of reasons to get excited over ExciteTruck. While the […]

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Preview: Elite Beat Agents (DS)

Video games’ newest men in black are going to burst onto U.S. Nintendo DS systems this November when the top-secret Elite Beat Agents hit the scene. Fortunately, for those who have already imported the original, Elite Beat Agents serves as an entirely different game. Basically redesigned from the ground up by iNiS, Elite Beat Agents […]

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