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Virtual reality in video games is all about new technology that places players within an interactive digital environment. By now, most know about Oculus VR, Sony's Project Morpheus or augmented reality specs like Google Glass and CastAR. But what do you do with your hands while using these headse...

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Enough people have purchased a WiiWare game about throwing balls into paper cups to warrant a return to the genre. Developer JV Games announced a sequel to Pong Toss: Frat Party Games called Pong Toss Pro: Frat Party Games. Still no beer, though. According to the press release, the followup featu...

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So. It's Friday, and that means that there are some new games available on the PAL Wii Shop. Listen, we're not going to sugarcoat this, okay? Today's new games are Pong Toss: Frat Party Games and Snowboard Riot. We thought Snowboard Riot was going to be cool until it came out in North America and r...

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There is some variety available for those of you looking to download something new to play on Wii. For the retro fans, a pair of new Virtual Console titles should tickle the fancy. If you're looking for something more akin to the frat experience of today, then check out this week's WiiWare downloa...

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Controversifies -- v.tr. -- (1) The act of releasing a game about frat party beer pong as E for Everyone (seriously) and expecting no one to realize that your game centers around excessive alcohol indulgence. (2) Informal. To fill with astonishment and perplexity; confound. Nintendo has announced t...

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If there's one thing people in the government hate it's being offended, but luckily there's a tried and true way to alleviate the problem: Subtract offensive, add insulting. Take, for instance, Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal who was peeved that the sure-to-be-awful WiiWare game Frat...

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It's official: Beer Pong was way too controversial for the family-friendly Wii, and the forthcoming lulzworthy WiiWare game has undergone a name change. Beer Pong: Frat Party Games is now Frat Party Games: Pong Toss. What, like taking the beer out of the name takes it out of the frat party? That w...

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The ESRB well isn't totally dry, luckily: just a few days after the announcement that new game reveals would be curtailed, several unannounced games have appeared. Most notable is Penny Racers Party: Turbo-Q Speedway from Tomy, which is likely to be Choro-Q Wii, the party-game-filled version of Taka...

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When Beer Pong: Frat Party Games was announced for WiiWare, many Wii owners protested it based on its stupidity. We should have guessed, though, that some people would actually protest the software for moral reasons. The problem here lies with the games ESRB rating, which is T (13+). Lisa Lombardoz...

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Wow, we've been happy with WiiWare. You all have been happy with the titles, correct? Well, regardless of how you would rate the service so far, we have a tough question to ask. Do you think the steady flow of new titles will remain constant going forward? Would you expect at least one new WiiWare...

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Sometimes blogging is really hard, like when Microsoft or Sony mails us a whole bottle of Dom and a platter of foie gras and we have to eat it all before 1. It goes bad or 2. The housekeeper tries to hide some in her apron. But there are sometimes when it's very easy, like today, when you come acr...

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[Update: trailer after the break! Looks pretty okay, we suppose, for a beer pong game.] Beer pong is one of the weirder recent trends in party games since the out-of-nowhere resurgence of poker, at least as seen through the eyes of someone who isn't currently in college. Now JVGames has announced ...

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