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Batman Arkham City: Armored Edition review: Wonderful toys

For Wii U re-releases of existing games, we're republishing our original reviews with added evaluation of the new material. Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition brings a little bit more to the excellent 2011 game than some action figure-looking armor. For what is supposed to be the marquee feature,...

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Wii U's 'TVii' launching in December, video on demand (Netflix, etc) in 'coming weeks' [update]

Originally thought to be out at the system's launch, the Wii U's "TVii" feature is now slated for December. The TVii functionality, exclusive to the US and Canada, puts a TV program guide on the Wii U GamePad, and allows users to use the pad to view and control programming from cable and...

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Joystiq's Wii U launch guide

As the Wii U nears its November 18 launch in North America, we're finally starting to get more information about the strange device, and our game reviews are now starting to go up. To help you keep up with the numerous reviews and copious coverage we've done and will continue to do through the...

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New Super Mario Bros. U review: A return to form

Super Mario World ruined me. Ever since it was released in 1991, I've been waiting for Nintendo to top it, to one up its brilliant levels, wonderful music and sheer creativity. Don't get me wrong, the 3D Mario games are great, but I grew up with 2D games and will always have a soft spot for them....

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Sing Party review: Vocal opposition

My wife is a karaoke person. She's not a hustler, but when we lived in a small town with nothing to do, we'd hit the same dive bars and Mexican restaurants every week so she could sing while I slowly got soused. We own a karaoke machine and a hundred or so discs, and instead of hiring a regular DJ...

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Nintendo Land review: Controller coaster

Nintendo Land is not Wii Sports, but it occupies a similar territory in the lineup of its new console: it's a pack-in (with one particular bundle), it's a minigame collection, its games are designed to teach players how to use Nintendo's latest weird controller, and, most importantly, it acts as a...

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Nintendo: Wii U to be in larger supply than Wii at launch, replenished more quickly

The Wii U will likely be hard to find this Sunday. "All I can say is that the response has been phenomenal," Nintendo EVP of sales and marketing Scott Moffitt told GamesIndustry.biz, "and we're getting, especially in the higher priced deluxe set, that one's selling out incredibly quickly." However,...

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