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First impressions: Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Update: Wii Fanboy has some impressions of our first friend-code-enabled Wi-Fi match. The result: Relatively lag-free. Yeah, we've given you the hands-on impressions before, but now that we've gotten the final retail version into our metaphorical Joystiq HQ, we thought we'd share some quick...

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Wii Warm Up: wi-fi vs wired internets

So your Wii has built in wi-fi to connect to the internet, but that doesn't mean everyone is down for that. Many of the fine folk cruising these tubes that make up the interweb still do so through trusty wires, perhaps too scared to enter the domain of wireless solutions available. Are you one of...

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GDC08: Wi-Fi good news, bad news

Here's the good news: Nintendo project leader Takashi Aoyama recently announced that Wii games would soon feature downloadable content. If you're unfamiliar with this service (which is currently prevalent in the other current-gen systems, the PS3 and Xbox 360), this means that you'll be able to...

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Rumor: Aussie Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 missing online functionality

There's a vicious rumor currently circulating on a number of message boards that the Australian version of Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 is shipping without online functionality of any description. Forum users at various sites, including Aussie-Nintendo, PALGN, and NeoGAF, have all complained that the...

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Dojo update: Trying out the Wi-Fi

Of all the new features Brawl will bring to the Smash Bros. table, the ability to fight opponents online is arguably the most eagerly anticipated. Still, some might argue that Nintendo just ain't that great at this online malarkey, and that Brawl's Wi-Fi mode could be a big, fat fly in an...

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So much Brawl to watch

Even though the actual release date for Super Smash Bros. Brawl continues to slip, we know that it will get here soon. Until then, we're perfectly content to watch a video like this and practice our sighs. With five minutes of gameplay in this video, we're able to get a lot of...

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DS Daily: Cheating

It's a depressing fact that cheating will always be a part of online gaming, regardless of your platform of choice. For some time, those of weak moral fiber have been able to grant themselves infinite energy, infinite ammo, and the ability to levitate in Metroid Prime: Hunters (encouragingly,...

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DS Daily: Wishing for Wi-Fi

Sometimes, you encounter those weird DS games that are just perfect for online play ... except they don't have it. Okay, so it's sometimes more than just "sometimes," but what can you do? Talk about it, of course! From Puzzle Quest to Mario Party to the upcoming Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles:...

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Menu-tacular! Advance Wars screens expose nuts and bolts

Nintendo has fired a volley of fifty Advance Wars: Days of Ruin screens in our direction, a fortnight before the game launches on January 21st. This fresh batch focuses on the title's wealth of options, and it's fair to say that the game is looking as menu-heavy as ever. As well as the title screen,...

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Homebrew turns WLANs into music

Last week we told you about the Swiss group "and-or" and their innovative homebrew game, Wardive. As it turns out, they have another interesting homebrew application called Sniff Jazzbox. Instead of turning wireless signals into enemies, though, it turns them into musical notes (or rather, it turns...

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