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The 10 best GameCube exclusives (other than the obvious)

Three days ago marked the Xbox's tenth anniversary -- which means today is the GameCube's tenth. Those two systems are emblematic of the rift between "core" and "casual" gaming that formed seemingly around them -- nobody really thought there was a difference in previous generations, but the...

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Street Fighter IV, FEAR 2, MadWorld, more for $20 at GameStop

Sometimes it's better not to ask questions, which is the approach we're taking with GameStop's sale on several solid titles for $20 new -- and not GameStop's definition of "new," but actually new. The sale started today, for both online and stores, and goes until August 2. Highlights include: ...

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Joyswag: New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat [update]

Update: The contest has come to an end. Keep an eye on your email to see if you won! It's time for another Joyswag giveaway, and this time we're giving away the New Play Control! version of Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. Like rhythm-based games? Like big gorillas? Like leaders of the bunch? Then see...

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Wii Fanboy Poll: New Play Control!: too pricey, or just right?

Next month, Nintendo will debut its New Play Control! (or NEW PLAY CONTROL!) line of games in the west, beginning with Europe. Naturally, we really like the idea of great GameCube games with added 16:9 widescreen support and waggle-based controls, and it could be a licence to print money for...

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Watch how Jungle Beat (Play on Wii) plays on Wii

Click image for more comparison pics Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat (Play on Wii) released today in Japan. As such, first footage of the game has hit the internet. We hear you like that sort of thing? Well, after watching the stage above, we're excited for the game. We've had our fair share of qualms...

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New and (graphically) improved Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

You may or may not like the changes that are coming for the Play on Wii release of Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, but we're willing to bet that you'll like at least one thing -- the game's updated look. While the changes aren't particularly obvious at a glance, when they're side-by-side with the...

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Play on Wii Donkey Kong has new stages, drastic changes

According to a Famitsu article translated by IGN, at least one game from Nintendo's forthcoming Play on Wii series will feature deeper modifications than slapped-on Wii controls. We've often questioned how well Donkey Kong Jungle Beat would work with the Wiimote and Nunchuk (given that the...

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Counterpoint: Foul Play on Wii

It's pretty simple to figure out why Nintendo would choose to rerelease GameCube hits on the Wii. There are a few reasons, including exposing great games to a larger audience, adding fun Wii controls, and, to be cynical, artificially inflating the first-party release schedule with "core" games....

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Point/Counterpoint: Yea or Nay -- Play on Wii?

At their October media summit, Nintendo announced plans to release Wii ports of some GameCube games as the Wii de Asobu (Play on Wii) series. Today, we found solid evidence of a North American release. While GameCube games are, of course, currently playable on Wii, these new ports will enable motion...

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Nintendo directs Pikmin remake to North America

Nintendo has published a list of Wii releases for 2009, and while it's some way from being a complete list, the news for North America ranges from great to ominous. We want to start this post on a happy note, so we'll begin by saying: the Play on Wii remake of Pikmin -- just the first game -- is...

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