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CT senator proposes bill to ban minors using fake guns in arcades

Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp proposed a bill in January that would ban anyone younger than 18 from playing "violent point-and-shoot" video games in arcades or other public establishments. The bill defined "violent point-and-shoot" games as any entertainment device that used the "facsimile of...

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Real-life Duck Hunt video documents dangers of improper Zapper use

Remember when you were a kid and used to play cops and robbers? Sometimes you'd smuggle a Zapper out of your house, just to add that extra layer of believability to the whole thing. According to The Warp Zone, the Zapper is much deadlier than you believed!...

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Nintendo sued by exergaming company IA Labs

Was it something we said? No sooner does Nintendo close the book on the two-year-old Anascape suit than does the prolific peripheral manufacturer get slapped with another legal challenge. Gamasutra has obtained documentation of a lawsuit filed against Nintendo, on April 2, by exergaming company...

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Heavy Fire: 'intense military action' as a WiiWare light gun game

Teyon, whose last WiiWare effort was Hubert the Teddy Bear: Winter Games, has announced a new WiiWare rail shooter that couldn't be more distant in tone -- or in temperature. Heavy Fire: Special Operations is a realistic military rail shooter set in "the terrorized region in the Middle East." It's...

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Nintendo's Aonuma pitched Link's Crossbow Training 2

Aside from efforts like The Conduit and Call of Duty: World at War, Nintendo's Wii hasn't exactly enjoyed a glut of capable FPS titles. According to a recent interview with games™ (via NowGamer), Zelda director Eiji Aonuma recognizes this -- and sees great potential for fixing that problem in...

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Rumor: No Euro Wii price cut, new bundle to include both Wii Sports games, MotionPlus

Just like we saw earlier this year with the PlayStation 3 Slim, the rumor mill is churning at breakneck pace -- though this time around a possible Nintendo Wii price cut rather than a slimmer console. Aside from multiple retailer listings and today's alleged internal Best Buy memo, MCV reports that...

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Penguin United's new Wii gun doesn't need a Wiimote

Penguin United may be best known for its wonderful 24X Gaming Pouch, which allows you to carry a mess of DS games around without the, well, mess. But if its latest Wii product works well, it could have a new claim to (relative) fame. Penguin's CrossFire Remote Pistol is a Wii Zapper alternative that...

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Prepare for Darkside Chronicles with a Resident Evil Shot Blaster

Last year, Capcom released a limited quantity of an official Resident Evil Wiimote gun attachment called the Resident Evil Shot Blaster. It's your basic third-party Wii gun shell, but in a nice silver/black theme with Umbrella Chronicles branding, and includes Resident Evil-style Wiimote and Nunchuk...

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Dark Ops Wii Light Gun: It's the Wii light gun Jason Statham would use

The Cobalt Flux-developed Dark Ops Wii Light Gun is one of the newest peripherals vying for consumer attention. It's marketed to those of us who want to look Transporter-cool while playing Umbrella Chronicles ... oh, and to those of you who're simply tired of white peripherals. Per the item...

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Wii Warm Up: The Gun of the Dead: Overseas

So Sega is releasing an unbelievably awesome gun shell for use with The House of the Dead: Overkill ... in Europe and Australia. No word yet on the US. The Aussie version even (optionally) comes packaged with two of the things! We can't imagine it would make a difference, but if you're on the fence...

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