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Wii-osk in action at Gamestop

We visited a Gamestop in California last night, only to find a darkened Wii kiosk, which was very sad. Although it was almost made up for after we found a Gears of War console case, that thing is just flippin' sweet. Anyhow, digression aside, we asked the guy behind the counter when the Wii would...

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It's on: Wii kiosks are going up

Check around all the usual haunts for Wiiosks this weekend. A few are already up across the country, like this one reader Scott Johnson caught as it was being put together. Thank all that is holy for cell phones and fast action! Several readers have tipped us that they've heard this is the big...

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PlayStation 3 kiosks invade Japan

Famitsu's posted Sony's PlayStation 3 kiosk distribution strategy, which -- if our interpretation of the Google translation is accurate -- will see 1,000 units dumped across Japan by year's end. The kiosks, the first of which are currently being installed, will include demos of Devil May Cry 4, Gran...

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The PS3 in 23 simple facts

Here's a collection of useful (and useless) PlayStation 3 facts compiled by GamePro -- and complimented by our parenthetical remarks: Touch-sensitive power and eject buttons are a nice touch - literally (but we prefer handling said activities from the couch, with a remote or controller) ...

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Wii Kiosks

We could have named this post "Wiiosks", but we have more respect for you than that. Anyway, in IGN's generally uninformative "Nintendo Minute" section, George Harrison takes the opportunity to reveal a few of the more specific details about the upcoming Wii kiosks. The rumored Gamestop/EB Games...

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Best Buy PS3 and Wii rollout plans?

Images detailing Best Buy's Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii rollout plans surfaced on the web today, although the general consensus is that they are fakes. Images show kiosk rollouts for the Wii on October 29th, with pre-launch marketing sales happening the same day. "Demo Area" rollouts reportedly...

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Rumor: Wii kiosks in your local Best Buy in October [update 1]

Over at GWN, there is some speculation pointing towards Best Buys getting Wii kiosks set up on October 29th. The information suggests that the Wii area will have two Wiimotes, Wii Sports, and a Phillips 480i, standard definition television set hooked to surround sound. Sounds good to us, but we...

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A peek at this fall's Wii kiosks?

Alert the rumor patrol -- our big daddy blog Joystiq stumbled across pictures on the Internet and they may be news. This time it's the (possible) demo kiosks for the Wii. Note that this picture does not feature a widescreen television. If real, this could reflect part of Nintendo's marketing to...

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PlayStation Spot may appear at Sony's presscon in May

Joystiq reports an interesting tidbit they came across while registering for Sony's Pre-E3 press conference in Culver City, California this May. In the invite, attendees were encouraged to bring along their PSPs "for access to downloadable content". While not explicity said, our fellow bloggers...

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