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Color us impressed: The WiiSpray graffiti program in action

In the ten months since we last saw Martin Lihs's WiiSpray application, the Bauhaus University student has turned his combination of Flash programming and custom Wiimote enclosure from a simple tagging simulator to a networked platform for interactive art. We're hoping the next step is "thing that y...

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Sega tags USPTO with Jet Set Radio trademark

Sega has already enjoyed a measure of success with two ports from its wonderful Dreamcast line-up, and now Jet Set Radio will join the likes of Shenmue on the "rumored" pile. A "Jet Grind Radio" trademark was filed over at the USPTO last week by Sega, while Kotaku heard whisperings at the ongoing ...

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The DS Life: Out of habit

Though we try to keep our praise of public property vandalism to a minimum, there are some instances when we can't help but clap in our seats, humorless, like Orson Welles in Citizen Kane. This week's edition of The DS Life is one of those instances, our subject being a magnificent bit of street ...

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Wiispray makes virtual graffiti

What do you get when you combine graffiti with a Wiimote? Wiispray. This Wiimote was modded to look like a spray can, and almost works like one, too. Created by a German student named Martin Lihs for his thesis project, Wiispray allows users to paint digitally -- kind of like the Digital Wheel Art w...

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Texas news report blames graffiti problem on "Getting Up"

It's a well known fact that graffiti was on the decline nationwide as recently as two years ago. Spray paint sales were down, wall cleaners were going out of business, and the country's youth were refocusing their energies on local art classes and scrimshaw. Then the unthinkable happened. On Feb. 14...

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Graffiti working on XBLA title, Crazy Frog Racer fans rejoice

Graffiti has been given the green light to begin work on an Xbox Live Arcade title for 2008 ... could it be Crazy Frog Racer? CEO Kenneth Hurley dropped this not-so-subtle hint as part of the announcement, "We are excited to 'jump in' on the Xbox 360 and introduce our title to the millions of gamers...

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Tag'd: Nintendo graffiti hits the streets of Norway

If you ever find yourself in Oslo, Norway, during your travels, you might just run into a few familiar faces. That would be the faces of sprites from Nintendo mascots and other gaming characters alike, gracing trash cans and signs all about the town. And, upon looking at TheFunkyHorror's Flickr ph...

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Mario is a music fan

We spent this last weekend rocking out at Bonnaroo down in the drought-ravaged state of Tennessee, and look who had a prime spot right between What stage and Which stage! Yep, it's our own overalled mascot. With his mushroom habit and hairy neck, Mario fit in nicely with a good portion of the cro...

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Friday Video: It's-a me! On the PS2! And kind of creepy!

Normally we don't feature Playstation 2 games on Wii Fanboy (unless they're ported to the Wii, am I rite) but this week's video is all about someone we're all familiar with, looking somewhat less familiar. We're happy to feature games from other consoles when they're so reverent of our icons. G...

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PSP graffiti appears on Tonight Show

Last night, while channel surfing, I came across "The Tonight Show." The title screen shown just before "The Tonight Show" went to commercials had the infamous PSP graffiti that Sony used to advertise the system some time ago. I'm not sure if this occurrence was just by chance and "The Tonight Show...

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