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Carnival Games expands to DS, back to Wii with Carnival Games: Mini-Golf

After shipping "more than one million units worldwide" with its debut title on the Wii, Take-Two just announced plans to expand its Carnival Games brand with two new mini-game miasmas: Carnival Games for DS and Carnival Games: Mini-Golf for Wii. We expect both to cash in on those nostalgic...

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Best of 2007: Worst attempt at a cash-in

During 2007, lots of companies realized that the Wii was doing good. Perhaps, too good. So, they scrambled to make games that they could port or "enhance" for the Wii, or other games that were made to take advantage of the console's adopters who were new to gaming and thus susceptible to spending...

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Carnival Games: Only for vanilla faces?

You can't really expect much from a budget release like Carnival Games, but Go Nintendo has reportedly received a number of complaints regarding the character creation process in the party game collection, specifically on the lack of darker skin tone choices. Judging by the screenshot above,...

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WRUP: The greatest mystery edition

OK, we're sure if we put our heads together, we can figure this out. Of all the releases this week, what could you possibly be playing? Before we can attempt to answer the question, we must look at the line-up. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08? Nah, doesn't seem like your kind of game. Carnival Games? Maybe,...

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Conjecture Countdown: 3 days to go

Even with a diminished E3, there's no controlling the wave of rumors that hit the Internet every year before the show. Why fight it? From now until E3 hits, we'll be posting one piece of wild speculation every day. Some may be patently ridiculous, and others just might turn out to be true. Even...

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Carnival Games officially announced

Global Star Software's Carnival Games, previously discovered via Gamefly listing, has been confirmed as a real game. It's pretty much what we thought it was going to be: a collection of midway-style (not Midway-style; no Kombat here) minigames for the family. Carnival Games, developed by Cat...

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Step right up for Carnival Games: more minigames for the Wii

If you're anything like us, one of your chief complaints of Nintendo's waggle-enabled phenom isn't the dearth of games that really push the control mechanism in new directions, it's the lack of minigame compilations! Sure, the system comes with Wii Sports, Ubisoft gave us Rayman Raving Rabids,...

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Rumor: Carnival Games

Here's a rumor that's easy to believe: Gamefly has a listing for an upcoming game called Carnival Games from budget publisher Global Star Software (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Scaler). Carnival Games sounds like a collection of uncomplicated midway-style attractions like ring toss and a...

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