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Motorola SLVR Verdict: It's no "i"PhoneMotorola recently launched the SLVR, the iTunes-compatible successor to last fall's failed ROKR. Like its predecessor, the ROKR is a great idea in theory, but it ends up as a disappointment. On the plus side, the design is much more sleek than the ROKR -- th...

April 1st 2009 at 2:21pm 0 Comments
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Right now there is no WotLK beta, there is no chance you'll get in the alpha if you're not already in it, and there is no email that's going to be coming to your inbox anytime soon about it. But when it comes, it's going to make you one happy gamer. This is a very important thing for people to under...

April 20th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

As we go ready for E3 2007, to many the Wii is just as elusive as it was back in May of 2006 -- before it was even released. With the festivities (or doldrums) all set to begin next week at Min-E3, it's time to take a little look back at the thing which really stood out at E3 2006: The Wii Line....

July 5th 2007 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo posted the final numbers for fiscal year 2006, and as expected, between the DS and the Wii, Nintendo's raking in piles of money that would make Scrooge McDuck's eyes pop. Is it the Wii? Alas, no; while Nintendo's latest has certainly been a powerhouse, the big N tells it like it is: 2006's...

April 26th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We know Engadget Mobile readers are opinionated folks -- just the way we like 'em -- so go make those opinions count! The 2006 Engadget Awards are in full swing, and the Cellphone and Smartphone categories are currently up for voting. You have until this coming Monday night, April 16, at 11:59PM Ea...

April 14th 2007 at 7:12pm 0 Comments
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Where can you find Hannah Montana hanging out with FFIII? No, not on a shelf at your local GameStop -- in Next Generation's list of the top 100 best-selling games in North America in 2006. But you get more than just a regular ol' list; they also broke the games down by average critical rating, and i...

February 13th 2007 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Is it awards season again? I feel like I just put my tux into storage. Ah well, someone has to be the arm candy on the red carpet and this humble blogger is up to the challenge. It looks like Apple wants in on some of the red carpet glory as well (how is that for a segue?). They have set up a specia...

January 31st 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Sony's fake blog, "All I Want for Christmas is a PSP," still lives in infamy. It hit number three on 1UP's list of "top ten WTF moments of '06." "Chock full of painfully awkward slang, the whole thing peaked with a horrendously embarrassing hip-hop video that as much as we'd like to we just can't un...

January 15th 2007 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony has announced that based on the NPD Group's retail sales numbers -- the same ones that appear to disagree with Sony's 1 million PS3s shipped in 2006 claim -- it is the number one seller of TVs in the U.S. for 2006. Lead by its microdisplays and Bravia LCDs, Sony continues its streak since 2003...

January 11th 2007 at 10:24pm 0 Comments
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Cheap-Ass Gamer made an important observation: the DS just had far too many AAA titles in 2006 for its own good. Amongst the chaos and personal financial destruction of games like New Super Mario Bros, Metroid Prime: Hunters, Final Fantasy III, and Brain Age, it was quite easy to miss some of the ge...

January 2nd 2007 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Sales figures and stock prices are important to any fanboy's repertoire. For some reason, there's a strange assumption that higher sales of a system means better games (something that I'd like to disagree with ... RIP Dreamcast). However, considering how we're all invested (mentally) in the industry...

January 2nd 2007 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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2006 was a banner year for gamers, particularly DS gamers. We've got it all: a rainbow of system colors, an incredible library of games, and powerful studios clamoring for a piece of the action. Our favorite handheld consistently rocked out, thundering over the competition -- all the competition --...

January 1st 2007 at 10:58pm 0 Comments