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Nintendo enjoys its biggest sales week ever in U.S., breaks record

It seems that Black Friday was very, very, very good to Nintendo, as both the DS Lite and the Wii performed quite impressively in the U.S. over the holiday week. Nintendo has announced that it sold 653,000 DS Lites over the week of November 18-24, setting a new record for the portable, for Ninten...

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Rock Band and turkey: a Thanksgiving family test

"Did you bring that Mario game? Your father really wants to try it ... what is that?" "A plastic drum set, mom," I reply. "We're going to pretend to be rock and roll stars as a family and then I'm going to write about it for work." She stares intrigued for two, maybe three nanoseconds before utteri...

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WRUP: Can barely move edition

Much like the child above, we found ourselves completely ravaging all parts of our turkey, dining on its meat and eventually collapsing in our chair. It probably didn't help that we had some wine with dinner, since the two made us incredibly drowsy. We still can barely move, as we type this post o...

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The Joystiq Thanksgiving: 2007 edition

Aren't you glad you don't have to ford rivers and worry about death-prone oxen to make it home for a turkey feast? Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Joystiq Holidaze: explaining the PS3 SKUs Joystiq Holidaze: explaining the Xbox 360 SKUs Reminder: Win a $5K gaming PC from Falcon North...

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Wii Fanboy Poll: Are you and the family playing Wii today?

With today being a holiday, we wondered if you were bringing the Wii into the mix? The strategic thing would be to bust out the console and get your game on before stuffing yourself with mashed potatoes, turkey and cranberry sauce, though. We would never dare tell you how to live. But, that is if ...

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MapleStory holds in-game Black Friday sales

MapleStory is one of those "free" online worlds that earns its keep by charging users for in-game items (the same business model practiced by Habbo Hotel). So it's nice to hear that Nexon, the Korean company behind the MMO, is starting a tradition of offering Black Friday sales on the world's most...

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What we're thankful for: DS edition

We asked you to tell us what you were thankful for yesterday for our three-pack giveaway, so it's only right that we commemorate this turkey holiday with our own shout-outs! Eric: I am thankful for those blue shells that helped me win so many races against people who're much better at Mario K...

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What we're thankful for: Wii edition

Aside from stuffing our faces with 7,000 calories worth of food on Thanksgiving, we Americans are supposed to reflect on what we're most thankful for. While things like LOLcatz and coffee definitely make the list (oh right, and our families and friends, we guess), we wanted to show a little apprecia...

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Share your Turkey Day gameplan with X3F

It's that time again. Time for cold weather, family, friends, and turkey. Oh, and video games. For most Americans, Thanksgiving means a huge meal, football, and a nice long weekend. Before you settle in to your couch indentation for some holiday entertainment, why not share your plans with the rest...

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Happy Turkey Day from Wii Fanboy

To most of our readers, today is the holiday where buttons suddenly go missing and bellies expand to proportions only seen once a year. It's a day of turkey and pie and gathering with family and friends. If you're the fan of some crummy football team, it's also a day of sports. It's a day to refle...

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