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Game-related record sleeve art hurts our brains

Video game soundtracks might be a big deal nowadays, but back in the '80s the video-game-related albums at the record store tended to be a little different. AZ Nighbuzz has assembled a collection of some of the wonderfully weird game-related album art from the golden age of the arcades. While variou...

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Wii hits 100,000 in Australia, breaks more records

The Wii is lightning fast in Australia. It was already the fastest selling console at launch, and now the Wii has surpassed yet another milestone, selling over 100,000 consoles down under in less than six and-a-half months. This beats the Xbox 360's previous record, which was 100,000 consoles in app...

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Guinness to legitimize couch potatoes with video game records

Guinness is poised to release a new series of record books with specific themes, and the first one is titled Guinness World Records Videogame Edition 2008. The tome will include stats on "which pro gamers earn the most money," "fastest times," "sales figures," and this perplexing nugget: "the single...

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DS and PSP will outdo home consoles

Market analysts at DFC International are predicting that handheld consoles will rule by 2011, with the DS and PSP having a larger combined userbase than the three current home consoles. They also see a chance that the DS will become the best-selling console in history. The best-selling console in hi...

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Gamecube for Wii credit, and tomorrow's chaos

Perhaps some of you are reading this article via your smartphone, waiting in bitter cold weather because you're sick and tired of not having a precious Nintendo Wii. We understand. Tomorrow's deluge of Wii's, which should be occurring at many nation-wide outlets (Best Buy, Target, and Circuit City ...

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Pokemond Diamond and Pearl break sales records?

We knew the launch was crazy, but this is ridiculous: some (unconfirmed) sources over at 4 color rebellion are stating that the entire launch allocation of two million copies of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl have completed sold out ... in less than a day. Furthermore, half a million DS Lites (including...

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