Posts Tagged e3 2011

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Nintendo Pumps Up the Beats with Launch of Rhythm Heaven Fever

Monday, February 13, 2012 No Comments

Simple to play, but hard to master. That was certainly one of the mantras of the beat-keeping Nintendo DS title, Rhythm Heaven. With this week’s launch of Rhythm Heaven Fever, players can now take the beat-keeping from tapping and sliding on a small and portable touch screen to pushing buttons on their Wii Remote and […]

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Super Mario for Nintendo 3DS Hops a Goomba at Nintendo E3 2011 Review Event

Monday, August 8, 2011 3 Comments

As Nintendo announced at its E3 2011 Press Conference, Super Mario will be making a return to his roots once again this holiday season with a new title on Nintendo 3DS. Super Mario (3D) takes the revamped stylings of New Super Mario Bros. and New Super Mario Bros. Wii and combines them with Super Mario […]

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Kid Icarus Uprising Has Its Ups and Downs at Nintendo E3 2011 Review

Thursday, August 4, 2011 2 Comments

The Kid Icarus franchise is making its return, starting on Nintendo 3DS this fall, and the upcoming title, Kid Icarus Uprising, was another one of the titles showcased at Nintendo of Canada’s recent E3 2011 Review event. With the largest display of all the 3DS titles at the event, Uprising was playable in single player, […]

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Kirby Wii Brings Franchise Back to Roots, With Bonuses, at Nintendo E3 2011 Review

Thursday, July 28, 2011 1 Comment

One of the games Nintendo of Canada was showing at last week’s E3 2011 review event was the recently announced Kirby Wii. The name may still be a working title, but this game, first shown at Nintendo’s E3 2011 Press Conference, is already set to release this fall. It’s pretty clear that Nintendo was hedging […]

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Kirby Mass Attack Drops Cuteness Bomb at Nintendo E3 2011 Review

Thursday, July 28, 2011 1 Comment

Be it a single Kirby in platformers or four Kirbys in the Smash Brothers titles, I thought I had seen the most Kirbys in one place that I ever would. Well, at Nintendo of Canada’s E3 2011 review last week, I found out that I was clearly wrong! Kirby Mass Attack, is in development, for […]

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Rhythm Heaven for Wii Confuses and Surprises at Nintendo E3 2011 Review

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 3 Comments

At Nintendo of Canada’s E3 2011 review last week, I stepped up to a Wii kiosk with only one controller and was suddenly overwhelmed by a sea of Japanese characters. Not realizing that I was playing a demo for the new Wii version of Rhythm Heaven I picked one of the three available levels and, […]

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The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Hits Expectations at Nintendo E3 2011 Review

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 1 Comment

While at Nintendo of Canada’s E3 2011 review last week, I got my first chance to go hands-on with my most anticipated Wii game of this year, The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword. The demo only featured a portion of a dungeon, some bird riding and a boss battle, but it was more than enough […]

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Nintendo Holds E3 2011 Review Event in Toronto

Monday, July 25, 2011 2 Comments

This past Thursday, Nintendo of Canada held an event showcasing some of its top upcoming titles from E3 2011 in downtown Toronto. With a more subdued feel than the glitz and glamour of E3, the event only featured a handful of Wii titles, another handful of Nintendo 3DS titles, and a spatter of DS games. […]

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Microsoft and Lucasarts Unveil Star Wars Xbox 360 at 2011 San Diego Comic-Con

Friday, July 22, 2011 No Comments

In case you missed our retweet from Lucasarts yesterday, simply want to see better pictures and get more details… or don’t have a Twitter account, Microsoft and Lucasarts unveiled a new Limited Edition Star Wars Xbox 360 console during a panel at the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con yesterday. The new console, the first ever custom […]

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Microsoft Studios Announces Pre-Order Goodies for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

Monday, July 18, 2011 No Comments

Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries announced today that players who pre-order a copy of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary will get a couple of nice little extras. The pre-order bonuses include Master Chief armour for your Xbox Avatar and a “Grunt Funeral” Skull. The Xbox Avatar armour is pretty self-explanatory, but if you’re wondering what the […]

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