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With the end of 2007 approaching at near lightning-fast speed, we thought it would be nice to check out what you, the excellent reader, thought about the games of this year. First up, we have the obvious: first-party games. We have a good idea which game you're going to say, but in the name of heal...

December 18th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Remember back when we told you Nintendo was looking for families in the UK to try their hand at Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree? Well, turns out they found their family in the Chouhan family from Leicester, who recently won the event in London. They ended up walking away with £20,000 to put tow...

November 7th 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's latest marketing campaign contest across the pond has British families tossing their hats into the ring to see who's the best collective unit at Big Brain Academy. Families only need to report to one of these locations on the date listed, get up on stage and take their turn. Those who pe...

October 9th 2007 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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This season, the Canadian version of Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader, cleverly titled Are You Smarter than a Canadian 5th Grader, will feature something extra for players to determine whether they are smarter than: Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree. Not only will demo stations be set up at the casting...

August 16th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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Spending $50 for an educational title like Big Brain Academy can be hard to justify for most gamers, especially considering that its Nintendo DS counterpart is budget-priced at $20. Wii Degree has a few features that the original lacks, like half-assed Mii integration and the ability to exchange stu...

August 3rd 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Need to figure out your brain's weight, but not prepared to saw your skull open to pull out its spongy mass just yet? Amazon has come up with a cheap way for you to calculate its heftiness, saving you a few bucks and several quarts of blood. For just $12.99, you can purchase a copy of Nintendo's Big...

July 23rd 2007 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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With a variety of releases this week, gamers have a couple different things to choose from should they wish for something new to play. And, why wouldn't they? We all love new games! Even with Big Brain Academy getting the old mixed bag of review scores, we're sure quite a few of you are looking to...

June 15th 2007 at 11:35am 0 Comments
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You could just make up your opinions just for the free keychain, but we wouldn't condone that sort of thing. No, we're a very anti-lies and anti-deception kind of outfit here at Wii Fanboy. We just like to keep it real like that, as the kids say. So, instead give Nintendo your honest thoughts on the...

June 13th 2007 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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With the release of Big Brain Academy Wii Degree, many have found something fresh to play on their Wii. With the prospect of new titles on the regular becoming smaller and smaller as the months wear on (until August 20th, that is), many were hoping that Big Brain Academy could fill that empty void...

June 13th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo is celebrating the release of Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree the weekend after next at their Nintendo World Store in New York city by hosting a bracket-style playoff tournament. Utilizing the new multiplayer features, dads and their kids will battle others for prizes. The festivities take pl...

June 6th 2007 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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The Nintendo Media Summit may not have offered up the huge news, but it did give us one thing that's awesome -- a metric ton (less than a megaton) of trailers for all the games we'll be playing in the coming months. So we thought it might be a good week for a very special video spotlight, and instea...

May 25th 2007 at 3:50pm 0 Comments
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Our friends over at Joystiq have already started enacting nefarious plans against us, planned with their newly enlarged brains. The tiny-brains at Wii Fanboy don't stand a chance against the bigness of their horrible brains. How did Joystiq get such big old brains? They got a hands-on preview of B...

May 25th 2007 at 9:20am 0 Comments