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Vib-Ribbon's return began with an attempt at stage cred

When president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America Shawn Layden praised Vib-Ribbon's outside-the-box concept during this year's E3, he hoped it would show his legitimacy as a nerd worthy of standing beside better-recognized faces of PlayStation like Adam Boyes or Shu Yoshida, according...

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Rumor: Sony working on a Smash Bros-esque fighter featuring Sony all-stars

The hat of "Sony Mascot" has been worn by many, many different critters and folk since the days of Crash Bandicoot and, uh, Croc. In fact, Sony's stable of lovable household names is so fully stocked that they've decided to pit their creations against one another to determine who lives and who...

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Parappa the Rapper could return via new business models or Vita

Parappa the Rapper hasn't been heard from since the PS2's Parappa the Rapper 2 -- unless you count the Japan-only cartoon, or the PSP port of the first game. However, creator Masaya Matsuura told me during a pre-TGS meeting that the flat, self-doubting puppy remains in his thoughts. "We always...

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Mega64 raps along with Parappa

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best. That's an axiom proven by Mega64 in their latest video, where they tap into the raw, delicious comedy vein of "rapping about random things people are doing." We've put the result of their mind-meld with Parappa the Rapper right after the break. Though...

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American PC Store update for July 24th

Not a brilliant update today, but at least you get a better full game than those poor Europeans. Parappa The Rapper hits the US PC Store in game, trailer and wallpaper form today. What's that sneaking in with it? Two Killzone 2 wallpapers? That's not even a PSP game! We're not complaining though --...

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Parappa crowned greatest game canine

Following up on their quest to decide the greatest horse in video game history, the guys and gals of MTV Multiplayer have recently announced the greatest video game dog. And the winner is Parappa, the adorable two-dimensional hip-hop legend, and star of Parappa the Rapper. Runner-ups include the...

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PaRappa dev targets Wii

PaRappa the Rapper developer NanaOn-Sha has announced it will be making a new music-centric game for Nintendo Wii due out in late 2008. It will be published by Majesco. The developer is also responsible for UmJammer Lammy and Vib-Ribbon (never released on the US), as well as the non-musical...

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Majesco believes, publishing new NanaOn-Sha game

We knew the folks behind one of the best and earliest rhythm-based video games around were thinking about working their magic with the Wii, but now word has hit the street that Majesco will be handling publishing duties for the new game, which is being made exclusively for the Wii. Sweet, right?...

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PaRappa character creation winner crowned

Sony wanted fans to create a brand new PaRappa the Rapper character -- and they've finally selected a winner! Character designer Rodney Greenblatt will redraw the winning creation, the "Metragnome," and send it to Dominik K with a free copy of PaRappa the Rapper for PSP. Congrats to the winner,...

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