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Pokemon World Championship Series dated

Warm up your Bidoofs and polish off your Pawniards, because it's time to start preparing your flock of collectable pocket monsters for the 2012 Pokemon Championship Series! Comprised of a series of battles held across Europe, the top 4 trainers from each tournament will win an all-expenses-paid...

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Oprah knows where the fun is at

Seriously, she does! Caught by TMZ at a Hawaiian Wal-Mart, the super-celeb was seen doing a little shopping. What did she pick up? The Wii, of course. It's the only way to guarantee a good time. At least, we think so. Hey, Oprah! If you're looking for some games to go with that new Wii, we suggest...

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DS theft leads to happy ending

We were disgusted but not surprised to hear the story of Michael Baxter, an 8-year-old Hawaiiian boy whose DS was stolen. This isn't the first case of electronic theft in which a child was the victim, but what makes it worse is that the poor boy had a broken leg at the time. (Though we suppose...

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Promotional Consideration: DS Style, the Freshmaker

Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out. Square Enix has rolled out no less than seven commercials for its DS Style line of "non-games," one for each of the series' seven casual software...

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DS Style screens for travelers

Screens of three new Square Enix DS "games" have made it to Famitsu. Before you get too excited, these are not new RPGs or anything, but rather three of the World Walking programs in Square Enix's DS Style series. There's sort of an upper bound to the enthusiasm that can be generated by maps, unless...

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Square Enix brings lifestyle titles to DS

Continuing its praiseworthy support for the Nintendo DS, Square Enix has announced DS Style, a new line of software for the casual gaming audience. According to the latest issue of Famitsu, the company is venturing away from its RPG franchises for a moment, focusing instead on leisure activities...

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PS3 violence spreads to Hawaii

A bat-wielding SUV driver allegedly attacked two brothers in Big Island, Hawaii for their PlayStation 3 on Saturday. According to KPUA News, the attacker stepped out of the car and hit one of the brothers with the bat before being disarmed by the other brother and fleeing the scene. Frankly,...

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Konami to shut down Hawaiian studio

Much like the spritely amphibian star of Frogger, it seems that Konami's Hawaiian studio is destined to be mangled by a large (and largely oblivious) truck traveling on the "streamlining operations" freeway. Roughly 40 employees will be affected by the year-end closure, with Konami hoping to...

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