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Donkey Kong Country Returns

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 No Comments

When a group of strange musical creatures appear from an erupting volcano on Donkey Kong Island and hypnotize the island’s creatures to make them steal Donkey Kong’s banana stash, the tie-wearing primate and sidekick, Diddy Kong, spring into action. Donkey Kong Country Returns takes players all over the Island to recover DK’s bananas and fight […]

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My Most Anticipated Title of 2011: Wii Exclusive

Wednesday, December 29, 2010 4 Comments

Choosing my most anticipated Wii exclusive title for 2011 has put me in a bit of an odd situation. It’s not that there aren’t any good choices or that I was so conflicted between my choices that I didn’t feel right coming to this conclusion. No. My issue boils down to a lack of interest. […]

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Kirby’s Epic Yarn

Thursday, December 16, 2010 3 Comments

Kirby’s Epic Yarn is not a standard Kirby game. Trapped inside a world made from yarn and cloth, the pink puffball has no sucking power but, instead, can transform into various creatures and objects, and he must help stitch the world back together to return to Dream Land. You’d think that without Kirby’s staple power […]

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Nintendo Goes Bananas in Toronto, Releases Donkey Kong Country Returns

Monday, November 22, 2010 2 Comments

Donkey Kong has officially made his return, as Nintendo released Donkey Kong Country Returns yesterday. This new take on the classic side-scroller takes place on Donkey Kong Island and follows the big banana-loving ape and his little partner, Diddy Kong, as they work to recover Donkey Kong’s banana stash from the mischievous Tiki Tak Tribe. […]

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EA SPORTS Active 2 Now Available

Friday, November 19, 2010 No Comments

Electronic Arts announced the release of the newest version of its EA SPORTS Active fitness game today. EA SPORTS Active 2 is now available not just for Wii, but for Playstation 3, with Playstation Eye compatibility, and Xbox 360 for use with Kinect too. “But L.E.”, you’re wondering, “didn’t it already release earlier this week? […]

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Nintendo of Canada Holding a Pre-Release Party for Donkey Kong Country Returns

Thursday, November 18, 2010 1 Comment

With Donkey Kong Country Returns coming out this Sunday, Nintendo is preparing to hold various launch events to celebrate the game’s pending release (and, for some reason, doing things which have garnered it some less favourable attention). Here in Toronto, Nintendo of Canada announced that it will be holding a special pre-release event in front […]

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Dear Nintendo, It’s On Like Donkey Kong!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 1 Comment

The news has been going around today and, strangely, it’s coming directly from Nintendo. Yes, Nintendo announced earlier today (though we didn’t have time to post it until now because we were on our way to the Samsung Mobile Gaming Expo) that, in celebration of the upcoming release of Donkey Kong Country Returns for Wii, […]

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Microsoft Kinect launch event in downtown Toronto

Thursday, November 4, 2010 No Comments

I’m not very partial to motion controlled games, not just because I’m lazy and don’t want to have to stand up and flail my body around, but also, there hasn’t really been a strong title that would make me want to get off my lazy tush. And from what I saw last night at the […]

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Nintendo Unveils Wii Remote Plus and Limited Edition Mario-Red Wii, Nintendo DSi XL

Thursday, October 21, 2010 1 Comment

Nintendo unveiled the next iteration of the Wii Remote today, called Wii Remote Plus, as well as two Limited Edition Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary Mario-red Wii and Nintendo DSi XL console bundles, all releasing on November 7th. The new Wii Remote Plus – available in white, pink, blue, black or, if you get it […]

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New ProStroke Golf Demo Video Shows Off Playstation Move Functionality

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 No Comments

O-Games recently released a new demonstration video for its upcoming golf title, John Daly’s ProStroke Golf, showcasing the game’s Playstation Move compatibility. While the game is also releasing for Xbox 360 and PC, O-Games has been giving the Playstation 3 version a lot of special treatment, and that’s likely because of the Playstation Move functionality. […]

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