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Monster Hunter roars to life at Universal Studios Japan

Slaying giant beasts on your 3DS is all well and good, but if you want to meet the creatures of Capcom's Monster Hunter franchise face to face, you're going to need a plane ticket to Osaka. There, at Universal Studios Japan, you'll find a new Monster Hunter-themed attraction dubbed "Monster...

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NintendoLand is a virtual theme park on your Wii U

Nintendo has announced a set of minigames called NintendoLand for the Wii U, which uses various Nintendo characters to show off the capabilities of the new systems. There will be 12 different "attractions" in the game, with five them being shown off at E3 this year. From the demo being shown on...

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Kinect-powered theme park opens in South Korea

While South Korea's cousins to the north are busying themselves with their new glorious leader, the folks in the south's Ilsan districts of Gyeonggi-do are being entranced by American technology. An entire theme park has been created using Microsoft's Kinect tech combined with RFID wristbands that...

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EA bringing Theme Park, Battlefield 3 to iOS

According to Pocket Gamer, EA's taking a scattershot approach to succeeding on the iOS platform with two of its recently revealed upcoming releases. The first is Battlefield 3, which EA wasn't keen to share any details about -- though the safe bet is that the game will resemble the iOS version of...

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Sonic Spinball coaster coming to UK theme park

Sonic fans have to be the most hardcore fan base out there right now. Who else would have been able to survive all of the disappointments over the last decade? But don't worry -- Sega is rewarding your everlasting fandom with ... a rollercoaster ride. Rumor has it that the UK's Alton Towers is...

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EA studio boss would love to revisit Bullfrog IP; EA renews Bullfrog trademarks

In an interview with Kikizo, EA's Bright Light Studio head, Harvey Elliot, mentioned that he would "love" to work on old Bullfrog Productions properties like Populous and Theme Park. Elliot cautiously noted that Bullfrog's classics were "right for their time, and the trick with those games is...

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Six Flags is better than five flags, Wii agrees

Do you like rollercoasters? Haunted houses? Sideshow games? Now you can enjoy them all, simply by sitting on your couch. Six Flags Fun Park is now in development for the Wii and DS, and it's no surprise given the previous mutual agreement. Hopefully, after being best buddies with the Wii for so...

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Brash Entertainment making a Six Flags game?

According to a listing over at Gamefly, Brash Entertainment, the folks behind the Alvin and the Chipmunks games on the DS and Wii, are hard at work on a title centered around the Six Flags theme parks. Brash, who are knee-deep in other movie license games, is taking a departure from their usual...

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Something to do while in line at Six Flags

Six Flags has just announced a deal with Nintendo, in which park patrons in 10 of the chain's locations will face random encounters with Nintendo products between April 5th and November 2nd. 4-person DS "street teams" (though the streets are confined entirely within the parks) will offer DS...

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Taking a closer look at the Disney DS guide

Back when we reported on Disney testing out a program where the DS would be used as a tour guide, we had nothing to go on visually. We were left with only our imagination and a text description of some features. It was enough back then, but now we crave more. And, thanks to one forum poster...

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