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Four48 crew takes on the world in Resident Evil 4 race

With three marathon gaming sessions neatly tucked under their belts, the Four48 crew are starting to get a little overzealous. Attempting to beat four Zelda games in forty-eight hours was a lofty enough goal -- but for their latest effort to raise cash for Child's Play, they're attempting to establ...

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UK tabloid reports that the Queen loves the Wii

Good news, Nintendo Defense Force -- the most powerful member of the British royal family just joined your ranks. According to The People, a weekly British tabloid, Queen Elizabeth II has been on a Wii Sports bender ever since her grandson, Prince William, received Nintendo's console for Christmas ...

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Get your head in the game with Wii remote VR display

While other people use the Wii for its intended purposes (playing party games and bludgeoning loved ones), Johnny Chung Lee sees its true potential. You might remember him as the guy who used a Wiimote to set up a Minority Report-esque finger tracking system, or the one who used the same peripheral...

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Cybernator, Alien Storm, Monster Lair coming to Virtual Console today

For years, the human psyche has been plagued by three basic fears: Monsters, aliens and robots. If there were four of them, they would be the four food groups of fear. This week, they're all converging on the Virtual Console, so you may want to start your begging for mercy right now. Cybernator ...

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Make like Pelé with Wii Fit soccer

Soccer is the world's most popular sport, and we can see why -- in what other sport do a line of hydrocephalitic kids take turns throwing balls, shoes, and panda heads at your dome piece? We're just happy that the soccer mini-game included in the Wii Fit bundle is faithful to the sport, pand...

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Virtual Console graced by Pokemon Snap, Ghosts'n Goblins, Baseball Stars 2

You've realized that they're just picking them at random now, haven't you? Unless the theme this week is "Games With Vowels in the Title," we honestly don't know what the unifier could be. It's OK though, Nintendo, we're more concerned about the games than the themes. Pokémon Snap (Nintendo 6...

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Virtually give a Virtual Console gift with video

Sick of browsing the "Knitting supplies and Burt Lancaster movies" section of your local department store, trying to find a Christmas for your grandma? Allow us to suggest the perfect holiday gift: Ninja JaJaMaru-kun. Or Double Dribble. Or any of the dozens of other games on the Virtual Conso...

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Virtual Console gets Eternal Champions, Zanac, The Dynastic Hero

We were so close to having a unified theme this week with two out of three games having really great music. If only Eternal Champions soundtrack wasn't so reminiscent of a Wesley Willis concert being pushed down a flight of stairs. Oh well. Eternal Champions (Sega Genesis, 1-2 players, 800 Wii ...

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Wanna Winna Wii? Go do some cool hunting

If you're like us, then you've been cruising the Wii aisles at Best Buy and Target, hoping you might be there at the magical moment when a shipment comes in and snag a Wii fresh off the truck. However, all that usually comes in are a fresh batch of Friends DVDs, or possibly more copies of XXX. Wel...

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Revolutionary: Balance Boarder

Every Tuesday, Mike Sylvester brings you REVOLUTIONARY, a look at the wide world of Wii possibilities. Inspired by Nintendo's own design, the work of another DIYer, and Alisha's challenge, I ventured to design and build my own "balance board." For a little more than $20 in materials, I've conce...

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