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Pokemon Blue speedrunner uses 'shortcut,' is super effective

Are you going through Awesome Games Done Quick withdrawal like we are? Those that missed some of the speedrunning marathon's fast-paced antics have two options: Attempt to mash through a game of their choice as fast as possible or catch up on the action with archived videos. Frankly, we're taking...

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Twitch Plays Pokemon, but can Twitch beat Pokemon?

"Even when played very poorly it is difficult to not make some progress in Pokemon," the mastermind behind Twitch Plays Pokemon told Joystiq. The Twitch community is putting that opinion to the test....

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ExtraLives aims to hit $100K for charity with Pokémon marathon this weekend

The good folks at ExtraLives.org have raised $91,837.25 since 2009, and they're hoping Pokémon will help put them over the $100,000 mark this coming weekend. Starting up on Saturday, December 29, the team is going to start up three different Pokémon sessions at the same time, marathon...

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Massive Minecraft Game Boy plays Tetris (almost)

We've seen our fair share of huge Minecraft constructions in the past, and we figured that by now, our jaded hearts would have lost the ability to feel the kind of awe and amazement imbued by truly impressive builds. Thankfully, Minecraft community MinecraftA2Z is here to show us just how wrong...

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Game Boy emulator demoed on Windows Phone 7

If the main reason you're looking forward to picking up a Nintendo 3DS is because it plays Game Boy games, then you're a silly, silly goose. Plenty of phones can do just that, including those running Windows Phone 7, thanks to a new Silverlight hack from modder Samuel Blanchard. Check it out below!...

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3DS Shopping Channel unveiled

During Nintendo's investors briefing today, president and CEO Satoru Iwata offered the first peek at the 3DS "Shopping Channel," showing off its themed "racks." While it's unclear what specifically these themes will be, according to Andriasang's report, each rack will highlight games appropriate to...

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Game Boy inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame

Nintendo's most iconic foray into the handheld gaming market is finally being recognized as "an innovator" that "changed the way people play electronic games" by being inducted into Strong National Museum of Play's Toy Hall of Fame. Among twelve finalists, the Game Boy joins the Big Wheel and the b...

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Nintendo canceled new handheld in last three years

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata mentioned in a recent interview that the company had a new handheld all set to go in the last three years, but ultimately decided to scrap the plan. Speaking with CNBC, Iwata declined to give any further details about the product, but did say that the most important...

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X-ray pix peep into video game innards, look awesome

What do you do when you're an x-ray technician at the largest hospital in the northern part of the Netherlands? You haul your collection of gaming consoles and accessories in and send them through, naturally. Check out the gallery below of images that we received from Reinier van der Ende, and tak...

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The DS Life: Phosphorescence

Even as a kid (or perhaps especially as a kid), artist David Gibbons had a fascination for all things glow-in-the-dark. Really, though, what's there to not like about glow-in-the-dark junk? David covered his bedroom walls with every glow-in-the-dark decoration he could find -- posters, stickers,...

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