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Today's Google Doodle takes to the Track and Field

We can totally push buttons faster than you, and today's Google Doodle proves that. It's basically a web-based take on NES favorite Track & Field, paying homage to the currently-in-progress 30th Olympiad in London, and we scored a gnarly 15.4 seconds. Can you run down a virtual track and leap h...

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Microsoft contest pits UK Kinect Sports players against actual gold medalists

Hey, UK-based readers: Do you feel like totally humiliating yourselves? You should look into Microsoft's "Game with Fame" competition, in which one lucky, Kinect Sports-playing family will compete in virtual track and field events against actual Olympians Linford Christie and Mark Lewis-Francis....

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XBLA weeklong 'blowout' sale includes SSFIITHDR, Lumines & Age of Booty

No joke -- several solid Xbox Live Arcade titles have been temporarily discounted, most by 50 percent, today through April 7. A few of the notable victims of this price slaughter include: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix ($7) -- 53% off Lumines LIVE ($5) -- 50% off South Park Let's Go...

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DS releases for the week of July 21st

It's a tough week. Not only are we coming off the excitement of E3, but we're faced with several great releases this week, too. Will you be shelling out for more than one game? At least in Australia, the choice this week is much, much simpler. Final Fantasy IV Izuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja Ret...

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E308: New screens, new art, New International Track & Field

These latest screens from Konami's New International Track & Field look like time lapse photography in four acts; we often seen the beginning of the event (a lone figure preparing for a run at the vault), the middle (the wind whipping through her hair), the climax (a double twisting Yurchenko, j...

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Konami uses comedians to advertise New International Track & Field

We can't really understand Konami's marketing decision for New International Track & Field here. Usually, when it comes to advertising sports, sporting apparel or, heck, sports video games, we're used to seeing athletes in the advertisements. But, then again, we don't live in Japan. There, Kon...

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The track and field is a bit more crowded now

Besides sprinkling in some of its most notable characters, Konami is also employing another key strategy to ensure that New International Track & Field is a success: online multiplayer. That's right, folks, the title will support online multiplayer for up to four players! Along with online leade...

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New screens from New International Track & Field take the gold

A whole slew of screens from New International Track & Field have come from a recent Konami press event and we're digging the game with each new screen. It looks like it should offer up some solid action for those of you with a taste for competition. We even get to check out some new characters ...

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European dates for Etrian Odyssey, LOL, Pokemon Explorers

News of a European release date for Super Smash Bros. Brawl has dominated coverage of Nintendo's latest European release schedule, but there are a number of tasty morsels on the list for DS owners. For a start, the continent will finally be getting Atlus roguelike Etrian Odyssey, and it's about time...

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New International Track & Espionage

Okay, as if the inclusion of Pyramid Head in the game could be topped, Konami has gone ahead and included their resident neck-snapper, Solid Snake. What we found to be particularly cool about all of this is how he even dons his sweet facemask seen at the beginning of Metal Gear Solid during the wate...

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