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How to ruin Christmas using only a 360 box and some clothes

We hesitate to post the soul-crushing video you see above -- it may put a damper on your whole day. You see, many of us have fond holiday memories of tearing through sheets of glossy paper and ribbons to reveal the greatest present a kid can receive -- a new gaming console. To see one family...

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Get your grubby mitts on a Pokemon mystery gift

Click image to enlarge For those of you who picked up Pokemon Battle Revolution on the Wii, there's a special mystery gift awaiting you. Once you get the gift, which you can receive by solving a couple of click-happy puzzles set up by Nintendo, you can transfer it to your copy of Pokemon Diamond...

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Mario's balls have been around the galaxy and are on their way to you

Nooo, not those balls. Get your mind out of the gutter, you disgusting piece of filth. These are super balls, the kind which need no human host to survive and can freely bounce about the galaxy of your child's bedroom or anywhere of their own volition. These balls truly are super. Of course, they...

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The DS Life: I Still Know What You Did Last Unwrapping

The DS Life is a weekly feature in which we scour the known world for narrative images of Nintendo's handhelds and handheld gamers. If you have a photo and a story to match it with, send both to thedslife at dsfanboy dot com. Look at this girl. She is totally freaking out about her new DS. Just...

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The DS Life: Unwrapping

The DS Life is a weekly feature in which we scour the known world for narrative images of Nintendo's handhelds and handheld gamers. If you have a photo and a story to match it with, send both to thedslife at dsfanboy dot com. Provided they were on Santa's "Nice" list, hundreds of thousands of...

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Fanswag: A big ol' bundle of VC games, all for ...

The name of another lucky winner floated across our prize desk this morning, from out of the teeming mass of entries in our VC Fanswag contest, and this time, the games go out to: Michael K. in comment 1071, who said he would give away Sin & Punishment. We're so proud. Lucky Michael walks...

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Bowl organizers pick up Wii for college athletes

If you've been out on the street like some kind of gumshoe, tracking down leads and putting in face time with store manager after store manager as you hunt down that Wii that certain someone in your life is looking for, you might have someone besides Nintendo to be angry with. Bowl officials...

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Valve enables 'Steam'y gift purchasing

Adding an option that is sure to never be used by grandma, Valve's Steam service now offers gift purchasing functionality. The concept is pretty simple -- once again, not for grandma -- a customer simply purchases a game off the Steam service and then has the option to gift it to someone else. The...

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Fanswag: Celebrate the season of giving with a VC pack

Now that the Virtual Console gift feature is alive and kicking, it just seems fitting that we celebrate with a few gifts of our own. Each member of the Wii Fanboy staff has carefully chosen one game currently available on the U.S. Virtual Console, and we're ready to show our appreciation by gifting...

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Wii Warm Up: Across the universe

While we certainly expected region-locking on the new gifting feature, we can't say we're too pleased about the country-lock. Sure, we'll grant that there are a lot of reasons for Nintendo to make such a decision -- legal reasons, currency issues, rights issues ... there's bound to be all sorts of...

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