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Wii Warm Up: Warming up to Wii Fit

Wii Fit may seem shiny and new, but not only is it a concept that console-makers and game developers have tried before, but it's part of a philosophy Nintendo has long tried to pursue. Over at Water Cooler Games, Ian Bogost recently spent some time remembering the Joyboard, a peripheral for the Amig...

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Hands-on with DDR Hottest Party

If there's one series in desperate need of a revolution, it's DDR. Unfortunately, adding Wii waggle is not our definition of a revolution. In many ways, Hottest Party feels like a spiritual successor to the last Nintendo DDR game, Mario DDR. The game reintroduces many gimmick arrows, such as bomb a...

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Konami announces new DDR, removes arrows (seriously)

BREAKING NEWS. Konami just sent a press release for a brand ... new ... Dance Dance Revolution game. Again. Dance Dance Revolution Universe 2 for Xbox 360 will be "the best-looking DDR game to date." In addition to the now-standard Xbox Live support and Quest Mode, the biggest addition to Universe...

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Dance Dance Revolution: Biggest Heads

Konami has released some screens of their new Wii-style Dance Dance Revolution, entitled Dance Dance Revolution HOTTEST PARTY. And it mostly looks like a DDR game, with some small adjustments. Hottest Party (we're going to stop with the caps, if that's all right) includes the same Free Play and Di...

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Today in Joystiq: June 8, 2007

A shot of the loser getting his punishment in Dance Dance Immolation, where one wrong step could leave you with a face full of flames (thanks to dharmabum90 for the snapshot). Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Joystiq Podcast 009 - Off-topic edition Today's kampfiest video: Hitler get...

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Are today's students getting enough gaming time?

There's an alarming epidemic facing high school graduates in this country. No, we're not talking about literacy or obesity or anything so unimportant. We're talking about video games. Get your priorities straight, people! According to a shocking report in the Dayton Daily News, the graduating class ...

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BMG to distribute Konami's music online

The place may be overrun with deadly monstrosities and the overwhelming powers of darkness, but the tunes that echo throughout the hallways of Dracula's castle usually make the vampire killing ordeal worth it. Sensing that others might share the dark lord's fine taste in orchestral compositions, Kon...

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Today in Joystiq: April 10, 2007

Here's an intriguing approach to edutainment and exergaming, found at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps (photo snapped last year by Flickr user mathowie). The dance pad's arrows are replaced with DNA nucleotides (shortened to A, T, G and C). The player creates one of 20 amino acids by tapping out the a...

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EA announces Wii rhythm and karaoke game, Boogie

With Rayman's musical mini-games and the multi-peripheral DDR franchise already making passes at the Wii, it would seem that Nintendo's system gets along famously with the rhythm genre. The two are like a pair of dazed lovers skipping blissfully through a park, unaware that their uncontrolled flai...

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The ultimate dance pad gets an upgrade

Want the arcade DDR experience at home. You can go the wimpy route and buy a decent metal pad for a couple of hundred dollars. Or you can geek it up and build your own custom DDR pad for a little over 400 smackers and over 16 hours of heavy duty construction time. We covered the original version of...

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