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GDC08: Now for some Monkey Business

As you already know, we're in love with wacky 2D platformers, the crazier the better. You need only look to our romantic exchanges with Barnyard Blast, Sanuk Software's low-budget Castlevania spoof, for evidence of our forbidden flirtations. At an IGS session yesterday, EA Tiburon's Kyle Gray...

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Blue Dragon delayed indefinitely

We thought March might be a little sudden for Blue Dragon Plus, and it turns out we weren't alone. Mistwalker announced that the title has been pushed back, and there is no current release window in sight. No reason was given for the delay, but do we really need one? We'll just go ahead and assume...

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Two Lites enter, one Lite leaves

What if the Pikachu SE Lite and the Ice Blue DS got together and made little Lites? Thanks to eBay seller poptart574, now we know what such a devilish hybrid would look like. While the creator didn't use an actual Pikachu Lite for the top, but rather a replacement case (we think, from the...

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A closer look at Blue Dragon

The deluge of pre-Jump Festa info continues, and with it comes a three-page spread on Blue Dragon, complete with new images. Unsurprisingly, there's a lot of blue in the pictures. Who'd have thought? We've seen and heard a lot of rumblings about whether or not Blue Dragon can make the leap from...

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Blue Dragon DS nothing to do with cards after all

Remember those vicious rumors regarding Blue Dragon DS being a card-based RPG? Well, looks like they may have been wide of the mark, as a new scan gleaned from the pages of Japanese publication Shonen Jump suggests otherwise. Instead, the magazine describes the game as a "real-time simulation...

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Wii Warm Up: The questing continues some more

As if responding to the concerns we raised yesterday, D3Publisher announced what changes and additions gamers can expect with the Wii port of Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords. Shouldn't we have heard about these details at an earlier date, preferably before the game was shipped out?...

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Wii Warm Up: The questing continues

Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords was one of the biggest surprise hits of the year, its word-of-mouth success prompting a release on every relevant platform -- first the PSP and DS, then Xbox Live Arcade and Windows, and this week, the Wii and PS2 (with a Mobile version in the works). But with...

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Famitsu deals out Culdcept scans and info

Almost a month since Sega announced it'll be publishing a Nintendo DS version of OmiyaSoft's Culdcept Expansion, Famitsu has revealed the first screenshots and details for the CCG/boardgame hybrid. Far from a straight port, all of Culdcept Expansion's cards have been reviewed for balance, and every...

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Sega dealing Culdcept to DS

As champions of hybrid-genre games (e.g. Puzzle Quest), we've ached for a portable version of Culdcept ever since Penny Arcade's Tycho began touting Culdcept II for the PS2. That was over four years ago, but good things come to those who wait, as Sega announced today that it will publish Culdcept...

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Rumor: Puzzle Quest coming to Wii?

The latest mumbling amongst mumbling folk is that a Wii release might be planned for Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords. Amazon has listed a Wii version of the Bejeweled/RPG hybrid at a budget price of $29.99, due this September 25th. So what can we hope for with this port? New content?...

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