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Friday Video: Taking some short cuts in Mario Kart Wii

This week, in our Friday Video feature, we figured we'd check out some Mario Kart Wii shortcuts, since you all seemed to enjoy the video that helped you tackle Grumble Volcano. So, in the video above, short cuts are shown for five stages in the game. We hope this helps you become a more effective...

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MTV News foils Wii Fit, invents Wii Sit

After finding one of the Wii Fit games to be lacking in challenge, MTV News reporter and master of balance, Stephen Totilo, hoped to up the ante by lowering himself to the ground and turning the game's Balance Board into more of a stability seat. The resulting video confirms that Wii Fit can be...

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Punch-Out!! outtakes take the sad out of us

You know, for how good the winning film was in the Nintendo Short Cuts Showcase, we had a different winning video in mind (no doubt you did, as well). It was the epic story of a man dealing with loss and rising to the occasion when he thought himself all but hung out to dry. It was something so...

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Congratulations to the Short Cuts winner

The Nintendo Short Cuts Showcase is officially over. After (no doubt) careful consideration of all the finalists, it has come down to one. The winner is Jack Paccione's Good vs. Wiivil, a short film about a waggle fight over an Everyman's very soul. Paccione will win $10,000, a trip to New York, a...

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Nintendo Short Cuts finalists are chosen, voting opens

The finalists in Nintendo's Short Cuts contest have been chosen and their videos now reside over at the official site for the contest. There, viewers can not only catch an eyeful of the submissions, but also vote on which they think is best. You know what, though? Our favorite entry isn't even in...

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Short Cuts showcase finalist shows us the Nintendo offices

We've seen some entries in the Nintendo Short Cuts challenge and Nintendo has gotten their top ten favorites already picked (you can find them all, and vote, here). We have to give it to this group, though. When an employee is called into Bowser's office and must dodge all the flames and...

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By our consoles combined, you are a Nintendo Short Cuts entry

Reader Joe sent us his entry in the Nintendo Short Cuts Showcase competition and we have to give it to him and his friends. Having a Track and Field pad for a cape and a hollowed out NES for a mask are just too good. He's like a deformed combination of Batman and Captain Planet. See what we mean...

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The Short Cuts entry that better freaking win

We thought we'd given up posting Nintendo Short Cuts entries as a veritable flood of applicants submitted their works shortly before the deadline, but sister site Joystiq posted one that's simply way, way too good. The above "movie trailer" for the NES classic Punch-Out!! is rife with 8-bit...

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Put your computer in water to watch this Short Cuts roundup

The Nintendo Short Cuts film contest has been great for us. We didn't make any films, nor are we giving away any prizes, but we still get to reap the benefits and share lots of Nintendo fanworks with you. The two we're highlighting today are probably our favorites yet. The first video retells the...

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Wii Warm Up: Short cuts

We've been talking a lot lately about Nintendo's Short Cuts Showcase, because entries are popping out all over. We were just curious -- did any of you enter the contest? Maybe someone you know did? We'd love to hear about the stories behind some of the videos we're starting to see. For those of...

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