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Rev your engines with WRX

Not to be confused with rally-bred Subarus, WRX is a new project kicking off in next week's edition of Revolutionary. Tune in on June 18th to get the full scoop, but for now get a taste with this teaser video....

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Today in Joystiq: June 5, 2008

Yes, we like lolcats. No, we won't stop. Yes, we will consider whatever you say, so long as you check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Joystiq Poll: Worst of the XBLA chopping block Let's talk about those Hummingbird ads ... Meet the Team: Alexander Sliwinski Metareview -- Lego Indiana...

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A DIY Mario Kart Wii training wheel

Are you still struggling with the Wii Wheel in Mario Kart, despite everyone online who's kicking your derrière while using it? Nintendo Wii Fanboy's Revolutionary columnist Mike Sylvester has a rather, erm, revolutionary idea: a do-it-yourself training wheel to help add subtlety to your...

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Revolutionary: Mario Kart Training Wheel

The Wii Wheel was supposed to make racing easy enough for anyone to jump right into a session of Mario Kart Wii with no prior experience with either traditional game controllers or the Wii Remote. When used properly, it works as expected. The trouble is that it's not always used properly....

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British magazine giving away free Wii Wheel

Here's something: despite our initial skepticism, we actually really like the Wii Wheel -- in fact, it's all we use now for Mario Kart Wii. The only downside? At $10 per wheel (or £7 in the UK), buying enough for four-player matches can get kind of pricey. So the way we see it, you have two...

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Joyswag: Win our copies of Mario Kart Wii (and some launch swag)

[Update: Entry period is over, folks. We're contacting the winners by email, so go check!] Looking for some new wheels? How about two of 'em -- that's right, two Wii Wheels, and we'll even throw in a copy of Mario Kart Wii ($49.99 value) with each (and, if you're lucky, an "I Heart Kart" air...

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Wii Warm Up: Taking the wheel

Many of us have been hating on the Wii Wheel since it was first announced, and yet, since yesterday, we've spoken to tons of Wii owners who actually tried it ... and liked it. It was a mixed bag around here; some players (even longtime gamers!) loved it, and some found it less useful than some of...

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The Mario Kart Wii controller showdown

There are five ways to handle your racer in Mario Kart Wii: Wii Remote solo, Wii Remote embedded in Wii Wheel, Wii Remote with Nunchuk, Classic Controller, and GameCube controller. But, removing all other variables, which control method is the best? Are there really limitations to not using the...

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Keep on Kartin': A Mario Kart Retrospective

Nintendo has said it considers Mario Kart Wii a "bridge game" -- a title that converts casual, Wii Sports-playing Wii owners into a more hardcore, game-buying type. For those bridge gamers, this quick retrospective will help fill you in on the history that has made the Mario Kart series one of...

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Mario Kart Wii: The Unboxing

We got home this afternoon to find a rather large shoebox at our doorstep. Contained within: our very own Mario Kart Wii. We can't simply enjoy our excitement alone, of course, so check out our unboxing gallery. We'll have full impressions of the anticipated racer soon....

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