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New Link's Crossbow Training screens show us old haunts

Those of you salivating for a quick dose of Link's Crossbow Training, fret no more! New screens have arrived, for your viewing pleasure. The quality of these shots aren't as nice as the ones we previously showed you, but you can get the gist of the game. For the most part, you're put in Twilight...

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Wii Warm Up: On design

We know a lot of you don't much care for the design on the Wii Zapper. No worries -- not everyone around here is sold, either. Even people who've had their hands on it don't always seem to like it. Which aspect is it, exactly, that turns you off, if you are in fact turned off? Is it the simple...

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Link's Crossbow Training trailer hits the mark

We have no idea why Nintendo decided to use house music for this Link's Crossbow Training trailer, but if it bothers you that much, you could always just turn down the volume on the Flash video player and make "pew pew" noises, like we did, to go along with the action instead. The...

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Joystiq hands-on: Link's Crossbow Training (Wii)

Reaching back to the glory days of light guns, the Wii Zapper steals the name of Nintendo's classic NES controller, but the two are fundamentally different. The previous light gun used a mechanic to essentially see what was on-screen, so the gun sight actually corresponded with the action. The Wii...

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Link's Crossbow Training aims screenshots at your eyes

GoNintendo posted some new screens of the game that's riding along with the Zapper "peripheral", Link's Crossbow Training. And this shouldn't come as much of a surprise, given its provenance, but it looks a whole lot like Twilight Princess! In these screens, we can see the "Stalfos Defender"...

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American Nintendo Media Summit reveals Crossbow Training details

IGN editors and other not-us members of the press are at the American equivalent to yesterday's crazy megaton-tastic Nintendo conference, and they thoughtfully liveblogged the presentation for the rest of us. It sounds like they're embargoed against revealing too much or publishing detailed...

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Rumor: New Wii SKU to hit this holiday

According to an anonymous supplier, Codename Revolution has the scoop on a supposed new SKU coming to retail for the holiday season. Currently dubbed "New Pack," no word yet on exactly what this new SKU could mean. All we know now is that it has a UPC of "045496880088,″ which comes back as...

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Wii Zapper and Link's Crossbow Training packaging, details

Along with releasing a boxart preview of its upcoming Wii Zapper (due 11/19/07), Nintendo also shed some light on its bundled game, Link's Crossbow Training, earlier today. The shooter will have 27 stages in total over three different modes -- Target Shooting, Defender, and Ranger -- all of...

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Wii Warm Up: Zapper, board, or wheel?

We don't much discuss the Zapper, balance board, and steering wheel accessories coming down the pipe by themselves -- usually, we discuss them in relation to various games. However, considering them on their own, how do you feel about these accessories? Is there one you find yourself more...

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New Jersey parents fret over Wii's 'gun-like' Zapper

New Jersey's The Star-Ledger ran a poll on its "Parental Guidance" blog earlier this week, asking its readers to comment on Nintendo's Wii Zapper, a peripheral meant to house the Wii remote and nunchuck in a vaguely rifle-like shape. Describing it as a "gun-like remote" and a "wand in the shape of...

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