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Metareview - Punch-Out!! (Wii)

It may not be a TKO, but Punch-Out!! on the Wii is certainly a knock-out. We've already entered the ring of public opinion with our review, but let's find out what the others in the peanut gallery have to say about it. It appears that -- much like Little Mac -- the series has aged gracefully and...

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Joystiq Review: Punch-Out!! (Wii)

It's been over 10 years since the last game in the Punch-Out!! series -- Super Punch-Out!! on the SNES -- was released with a new visual style, a host of new boxers, and some new moves in Little Mac's repertoire. Nintendo has finally provided us with another installment in the series, now with...

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Star punch $10 off Punch-Out's retail price at Amazon

You know what's better than reliving your childhood by picking up Nintendo's new Punch-Out!!? Doing it for $10 less than the suggested retail price, that's what. If you agree, you'll be happy to know that Amazon is currently offering the game for a mere $40. Looking at it purely from a...

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Authentic pink sweatshirts for Nintendo World Store Punch-Out!! pugilists

If you're in the New York City area and happen to be a Punch-Out!! fan, but, for some reason, weren't planning to attend the launch event at the Nintendo World Store, perhaps some... swag would change your mind. An unspecified number of participants in the Punch-Out!! Challenge will receive some of...

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See some new Punch-Out!! boxers if you want to

We don't know how sensitive you guys are about Punch-Out!! spoilers. The game doesn't really have a story that you don't already know (Little Mac punches guys out), but we've been wrong before about what you would consider spoilers, and GoNintendo was spoiler-conscious in its link to this French...

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This Week on the Nintendo Channel: Punch-Out!! Developers

This week on the Nintendo Channel brings us the first developer's voice video for the upcoming Punch-Out!!. The folks at Next Level Games discuss not only the series' roots, but what they brought to the table in reviving this classic for a new audience of gamers. Oh, and we get to hear Doc Louis...

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New Punch-Out!! in Europe May 22, Super Punch-Out!! on Virtual Console tomorrow

Nintendo recently announced a May release in Europe for Next Level Games' updated Punch-Out!!, and now we are pleased to say we have a specific release date. PAL gamers will be knocking croissants out of Glass Joe as soon as May 22! However, if that isn't soon enough for you to start uppercutting...

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VC Friday: Tabletop Time

This week's PAL WiiWare update features two games that have already come out in North America, one of which has been out for pretty much forever -- fossil record indicates dinosaurs playing it, T-Rex buried in the midst of awkwardly trying to waggle with its useless forelegs. According to WiiWare...

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Punch-Out!! doesn't force motion control

Nintendo sent out just a bit of info about the upcoming Punch-Out!! that finally (partially) answers the biggest question we had about Next Level Games' delightful-looking refresh of the NES game: how do the controls work? Are we to use motions to simulate punching King Hippo in his gelatinous core,...

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WiiWare to look forward to in the next two weeks

Wow, two WiiWare card game stories in one day! This one is likely to have more immediate payoff, however. In addition to Planet Pachinko, North American gamers can (probably) expect Jungle Speed to be available, for 1,000 points. Jungle Speed is a card game in which players sequentially flip over...

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