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River City Dodge Ball All Stars!!: The other new Kunio Dodge Ball game

If you neglected to pick up Super Dodge Ball Brawlers two weeks ago -- and we suspect you did, considering how few people are talking about the game -- you can still terrorize playgrounds with River City Dodge Ball All Stars!! Developed by doujin groups Miracle Kidz and Downtown7 (along with...

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Virtually Free: Ransom collected

Another glorious round of Virtually Free has come to an end, and lo, we have a winner. One super fresh copy of River City Ransom will be gifted by us to one mgroves, who, in the winning comment, pined for Mega Man 2 on the US Virtual Console. Congratulations, mgroves! And to everyone else, check...

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Virtually Free: River City Reminder

Don't forget -- this is the last day to throw your name in the hat for the most recent Virtually Free contest, in which we're giving away one copy of River City Ransom! Head over to the original post and get your name in before the deadline, which drops just before midnight, Eastern time....

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Virtually Free: Ransomed

What's that? You didn't buy River City Ransom ($5/500 Wii points) the moment it was available? For shame. Despite the fact that you totally don't deserve, we're here to save the day by offering up a free copy of the very excellent title to one lucky reader for this week's Virtually Free giveaway....

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The VC Advantage: Merlin's Mystery Shop

In River City, the streets, parks, and even high schools are populated by gangs of identical-looking, identically dressed teens who spend the day protecting their turf from any interlopers by beating them savagely with chains and throwing garbage cans at them. And yet, despite their efforts, turf...

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For awesome NES mods, just add legends

Thanks to its largely flat surface, the NES doubles up as an ideal canvas for those wishing to spruce up their consoles with a custom paint job. Of course, you also need artistic ability, which is where we fail hideously, and eBay user hellokitty11111111111 (yes) excels. Well, "excels" most of...

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VC Monday Madness video wrap-up 4/21/08

Well folks, we're back with video commentary and ready to give you the lowdown on this week's Virtual Console releases. This week will go down in history for us, as it shows the release of one of the best NES games ever here in the United States. So what are you waiting for? Hit up the video above,...

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VC Monday Madness: River City Ransom and some other game

So, uh, we all know what today is, right? It's a day that will go down in history for us, the fine men and women behind Wii Fanboy, because a game of epic proportions is hitting the Virtual Console later today (12pm ET): River City Ransom, There's also some other game but we haven't even bothered...

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Phantasy Star III pays a River City Ransom on Virtual Console

That landfill of crappy Virtual Console titles has just been given a swift kick-punch of revitalization. Not only that, but we've got a second helping of Phantasy Star for you to digest. River City Ransom (NES,1-2 players, 500 Wii Points): Save your girlfriend from such heinous foes as "The...

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River City Ransom on VC next week

Wii owners might finally get a new Virtual Console title that they actually give a damn about, when the classic brawler River City Ransom hits the service next week. Publisher Aksys has confirmed that they'll be releasing the title next Monday, as part of Nintendo's regular weekly releases. Hooray...

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