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And our latest contest winner is ...

Well, our latest giveaway has come to a close and it's about time we chose the winner. The winner of our prize pack is none other than: kurisuchanrin, who will likely share this prize pack with his wife Congrats to our winners and better luck next time to all of you. Keep your eyes on Wii Fan...

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Reminder: Psyclone Touchcharge Kit and 3 games up for grabs

Hey folks, you like free stuff, right? Of course you do! So have you checked out our latest giveaway yet? Well, if you haven't, you should, as we've got plenty of goodies up for grabs. Head right on over to the giveaway post here and see how to enter. Best of luck to you all and thanks for reading...

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Thankswagging: Holiday prize pack up for grabs

We've got a special giveaway lined up for you this week. We're calling it Thankswagging, bundling together a bunch of items for one lucky reader as a thanks for, well ... just being you! We appreciate you guys (and gals!) stopping by every day to read us and make our cold, dark corner of the inter...

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Ubisoft announces Play Zone, we die a little inside

Ubisoft has continued on its quest to make us sneer at almost everything it attempts by announcing "Play Zone," a new Wii-exclusive division focused on "party games." Hey, we hear it's what's hot nowadays! Ubisoft's first contribution to this festival of mediocrity is Sports Party or, as North Am...

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Wii Fanboy Review: Summer Sports: Paradise Island

Destineer's Summer Sports: Paradise Island follows the same idea as Wii Sports: an assortment of casual sporting events to be played in multiplayer, with simple, representative motion-based controls. While it's obvious that this is where the money is on the Wii (to the point that even Game Party is ...

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Wii releases for the week of April 14th

Why, is that ... ? My goodness, it is! Okami finally releases this week! And despite a questionable ad campaign, we think it should be a big hit with Wii owners. Of course, should you (for some reason) not be down, there's always a little taste of the sports of summer. Or one of the other games on...

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Summer Sports on the Wii > summer sports in the winter

Destineer's bold new ad campaign says what we're all afraid to: playing croquet in the snow is pretty terrible. The latest trailers for Summer Sports: Paradise Island use a bleak, desolate winter environment (sorry if you live wherever that was filmed!) to draw a contrast between the real world, wh...

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Summer Sports reminds us how weird sports are

Badminton: it's like tennis, except the racquet is smaller and the ball doesn't work. What is the deal with badminton? Who decided that a racquetball would be better with a tail? Horseshoes is an equally bizarre game. At some point in history, someone saw a pile of metal things made to nailed to ho...

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Summer Sports is irresponsibly violent

We were willing to support Manhunt 2, because Rockstar Games used graphic violence as a storytelling tool. Even if it didn't turn out for the best, Manhunt 2 was artistic expression. But Summer Sports: Paradise Island is just unconscionable. Children are going to play this, and they're going to get...

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