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Windows 8 gets 'Xbox Windows' games; Minesweeper, Solitaire and Mahjong getting achievements

Finally, you'll receive real, tangible rewards for your mad Minesweeper skills soon enough – that is, if you upgrade to Windows 8. According to Xbox 360 Achievements.org, Minesweeper, Solitaire and Mahjong are all getting achievements akin to those seen in current Xbox 360 and Games For...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Zombie Panic demo, Magic Destiny

This week, you have a chance to try out the WiiWare game Zombie Panic in Wonderland, an entertaining forward-scrolling shooter in which Momotaro, Dorothy, and Snow White shoot at zombies and avoid being hugged (fatally). We suppose you've always had the chance to try it, but thanks to the demo you...

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VC in Brief: Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye (Sega Genesis)

This week's Virtual Console release is sure to please all of our elderly readers. It's Mahjong! No, seriously -- we're not playing a trick on you! Check it out in the latest episode of VC in Brief above. Shanghai II: Dragon's Eye (Genesis, 1-2 players, 800 Wii Points) Every week, we like to...

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European Nintendo downloads: Earthworm Jim 2, holiday games

This week, the European Wii and DS Shops' halls are decked, with one festive, holiday-themed game each! Happy Holidays: Christmas on WiiWare is, like the Halloween WiiWare release, a program that lets you put together and send e-cards. Yep. Just Sing! Christmas Songs on DSiWare is pretty much...

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Gaming to Go: The Quest Trio

You've played this game before. Probably. See, here's the thing -- The Quest Trio isn't a singular title so much as it is a collection of games, as an in-depth analysis of the title would probably suggest. For your money you'll get a variant of Bejeweled, an interesting version of Solitaire, and...

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Mahjong Tales distributing Ancient Wisdom on PSN in January

We've found a lot of holiday-related reasons to get nostalgic over the past few days, but a recent announcement from PlayStation.Blog provided us with our latest excuse to sprint down memory lane. We imagine it will do the same for you as well -- didn't everyone spend a summer at their...

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VC Tuesday: Kunio and Koinu

Okay, so there are more WiiWare games in Japan this week than Virtual Console games, but the WiiWare games are boring. How boring? The most interesting games on the list are both puzzle games, and one of those is only noteworthy because it's super cute awwwww puppies. But the Virtual Console games...

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Yakuman Wii's weird non-Mii players

Normally, a bunch of screenshots of something like Yakuman Wii: Ide Yousuke no Kenkou Mahjong wouldn't be terribly interesting. Even if it's a new WiiWare game, mahjong is happening in most of these screens, and that doesn't translate into compelling preview content even for fans of the game. But...

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Surprise mahjongg game hits Japanese WiiWare next week [update]

[Update: fixed the title. Thanks, Patrick!] Out of nowhere, a new WiiWare game showed up on Nintendo of Japan's WiiWare page. Yakuman Wii: Ide Yousuke no Kenjou Mahjongg (Ide Yousuke's Healthy Mahjongg) is a Nintendo-developed, multiplayer mahjongg game with Mii integration and online play. It...

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Four new PSN games for Japan

It took forever to translate the names of these new Japanese PSN games, but we finally got them. Recently hitting the PlayStation Network over in the land of the rising sun are four PlayStation classics: Ide Yosuke no Mahjong Kyoshitsu, Baroque Syndrome, Wai Wai Bowling, and Um Jammer Lammy. Three...

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