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Wii Warm Up: The infamous wrist strap

Sure, you know you should wear the wrist strap. Nintendo scolds you about it, and you've seen what can happen. But when you settle down for a little Wii gaming, do you strap it up, or maybe try an alternative solution? Does it depend on what you're playing? Sometimes, when we're in sideways mode, ...

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Limited edition blood-covered DS Lite

The dried blood on the Polar White DS Lite above is from a car accident last week in which the driver of an ambulance lost control and hit a mid-size SUV at 60 MPH. Its warning lights were not flashing at the time. The impact caused the SUV to flip over four times before landing upside down; the...

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SimCity DS not just for the Japanese anymore

We've been waiting for this announcement a while now. In a very irregular press release from EA Japan this morning, originally causing us to think this was a hoax or accidental release, we contacted an equally confused EA rep and confirmed SimCity DS is going global. She let us know that the informa...

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Today's hottest game video: Wii fatality

It was only a matter of time. We bow our heads in a moment of silence for the first Nintendo Wii fatality. Is this a wakeup call to the industry? DO YOU HEAR THE CALL? Seriously, they joke on the site that Fox News will see this and think its real. We're pretty sure that somewhere, somehow, some...

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AP: Wii 'gamers gone wild'

CNN posts an AP story about Wii "gamers gone wild" -- no, not the good kind of wild going -- hyping the Wii accident-buzz in the mainstream media. The article is light in tone and suggests that the injury murmurs on the internet may be generating positive Wii press despite the occasional, horribly ...

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"Wii Have A Problem," an accident archive

A group of self-proclaimed fanboys have begun cataloging cases of Wii mishaps, casualties, and injuries. No loss of life yet reported, but as these incidents continue to pile up, lawsuits are sure to be filed. True, Nintendo has done well to provide appropriate warnings, but that won't stop disgru...

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360 survives hit and run accident

Xbox 360 owner Zikronix was in a hit and run accident on Monday, and while he managed to escape with a bruised elbow, his truck and Xbox 360 didn't fare so well. According to the story, his system and games were flung all over the street after his truck rolled several times. There's even a tire mar...

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Xbox 360 in car accident, but lives!

Over on the official Xbox forums, ZiKrOnIx posted his very own personal story of tragedy. You see, poor ZiKrOnIx got in a car accident which is bad enough, but the real tragic part is that his ... gasp ... Xbox 360 was involved too. The curvaceous gaming console was thrown from his car, ran over, h...

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