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Puyo Puyo coming to Virtual Console in Japan with online multiplayer

After five years of the Wii's Virtual Console, a game will be released with Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection support for online multiplayer. What game will be the recipient of this totally unique, groundbreaking honor? The arcade version of Sega's jelly-creature matching puzzle game Puyo Puyo, of course. ...

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Sega teases Sonic and Puyo Puyo anniversary projects

2011 marks the 20th anniversary for two Sega franchises: the Compile-developed Puyo Puyo puzzle series (which technically wasn't even a Sega-published game until 1992), and something about a blue hedgehog with shoes on. Sega has plans for both series in this milestone year, according to a Japanese...

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Puyo Pop 7 drops on DS, Wii and PSP

Looks like the Project RINGO mystery is solved. The latest issue of Japanese mag Famitsu (via 1UP) reveals a brand new Puyo Puyo game for Nintendo DS, Wii and PSP. The Puyo Puyo series (known as Puyo Pop in the States) is a puzzle game where players must move falling colored pieces to match four...

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Another Week in Japan: Hardware and software numbers 6/16-6/22

The DS found itself back in cozy old third place in this week's chart, as the hype from Metal Gear Solid 4 died down a bit in Japan: PSP: 59,531 (5,325) Wii: 41,037 (4,527) NDS: 36,599 (2,602) PS3: 20,336 (54,975) PS2: 6,346 (951) Xbox 360: 2,555 (392) Meanwhile, Let's Make a Pro...

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VC Friday: Cho Aniki and the return of the Neo Geo

We were already totally pumped about getting Cho Aniki on the European and Aussie Virtual Consoles, but our faces lit up when we saw what else was lying in store for us this morning. Metal Slug is the first Neo Geo game to appear on the download service since December 14th, but what a comeback!...

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Sega dishes out new Puyo screens

If there's one complaint we have for the first Puyo Puyo game on the DS that Atlus brought to North America, it's that it lacks Wi-Fi Connection compatibility. But, that's understandable, seeing as how the game released before the service launched on the handheld. It looks like Sega is fixing that...

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Atlus signs 'family-friendly' Wii puzzler Octomania for North America

Atlus' long history of niche import localizations has extended to nearly every genre under the sun, from turn-based strategy and role-playing to games like Cubivore that simply defy convention altogether. Now, however, it appears that the publisher is looking to carve out its own slice of the...

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The VC Advantage: Puyo permutations

The internet has made it easy to find cheats for games, but we miss the tips pages from game magazines, when the discovery of a new code could inspire you to go back to an old game. These codes aren't exactly new, but oldness is the essence of the Virtual Console! We're bringing back the classic...

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