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Today's most retro ad: Japanese Punch-Out!! commercial

Let's try to follow our logic: in Rocky IV, Sylvester Stallone took on Ivan Drago, the Soviet Sensation, and his victory was implicitly a victory for the United States of America. It's a US holiday. Therefore, watching a Japanese commercial for Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! is patriotic. Got that?...

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Punch Out, Virtua Fighter and Bonk hit the Virtual Console

Today's Virtual Console releases all have one thing in common: a love for violence to the head. Whether it be Bonk using his noggin as a weapon, Mac delivering that eleventh uppercut to Glass Joe or Akira Yuki landing three extra backfists on the nose of his opponent, these releases are sure to...

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Europe gets Punch Out, other virtual console classics first

OK, we're used to Japan getting cool stuff before us. That's OK -- they saved the game industry after Atari botched things up, so it's only fair that they get Final Fantasy and Gundam games early. But now we hear that Europe is getting Virtual Console games like Punch Out, Legend of the Mystical...

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Today in Joystiq: March 1, 2007

Scenes from the Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival remind us of a little censorship issue with Mike Tyson's Punch Out!! While your console gaming memories might have you believe that the man depicted above is Soda Popinski, he actually went by the name Vodka Drunkenski. Just look at this...

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