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PAX 2009: Penny Arcade worked on collectible ping-pong card game

At long last, the two culturally distinct worlds of ping-pong and trading card games have been fused into one aggregate superhobby. During the Penny Arcade Media Q&A Panel at PAX, the comic's illustrator, Mike Krahulik, explained, "We've been tinkering with a Paint the Line card game -- that...

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Wii Fanboy Review: Family Table Tennis

Click for larger image Aksys provides us with an incredibly accessible WiiWare title in Family Table Tennis. Costing 500 Wii Points, we figured we'd take the plunge and whip up a review (along with a tasty video, which is past the break) of the title for you all. What did we think of the game? You...

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Non-Earthbound ESRB ratings fly high [update]

Okay, so they aren't Earthbound. That one got its own post (and, we hope, its own release sooner than ESRB-rated gems like Pro Wrestling and Zombies Ate My Neighbors). Even though we're all tired from freaking out about Shigesato Itoi's sci-fi RPG, a bunch of awesome game ratings that would normally...

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Japanese Wii Ware page debuts

The steady stream of Wii Ware news continues, this time with Nintendo's launch of its official Japanese site for the video game download service. So far, the hub lists almost a dozen upcoming titles, attaching new screenshots to some of the releases: FFCC: The Young King and the Promised...

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Nintendo serving up Pilotwings, ping pong?

Mysterious games have shown up in the far reaches of the no-man's-land known as GameStop's "Coming Soon" list. We've speculated that a Pilotwings game was on the way forever, and now it looks like ... GameStop is also speculating that a Pilotwings game is on the way. The release date is listed as...

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Because playing Table Tennis with a fake racquet attachment would be silly

You weren't actually thinking about playing Wii Play's table tennis the Wü's Ping Pong Game with a tennis racquet peripheral, were you? Pssssh. Come on, now. Why would you do that when all the cool kids (read: not cool kids) are using these? After all, how can you go wrong with a "Ping-Pong...

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Today's movie tie-in video: Balls of Fury

Rockstar must be hoping more than ever that the Wii version of Table Tennis is a hit, but movie tie-in, Balls of Fury, bounces in as another ping-pong option. Do we have high hopes for a movie property? (Especially this movie?) No. But the game trailer is entertaining, especially if you haven't...

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