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Niche-focused publisher MonkeyPaw Games has revealed a slate of six classic PSOne games set to launch digitally via the PlayStation Network through January and February. The studio's Retro Rush campaign will conclude on February 18 with the PSN re-release of Tomba 2: The Evil Swine Return, a cult-...

January 13th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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lf you happen to have a Japanese Wii, you may have sort of been able to play the arcade classic Crazy Climber before, but only the not-great Wii remake. Now the original is available ... for 800 Wii Points! Oh, Virtual Console Arcade pricing. And, of course, there's more Phoenix Wright. People who d...

February 23rd 2010 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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At full price, the Wii remake of the fossilized arcade game Crazy Climber was a ridiculous proposition. But at $18.90, it's ... a ridiculous proposition that we're actually considering, which, we suppose, makes us ridiculous. Maybe even crazy.But that's the situation Play-Asia has put us, and no dou...

April 9th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Play-Asia has just started their "Easter Egg" sale, which is actually a sale on video games (though Play-Asia may sell you an egg if you ask). Most of the things they sell (released more than 30 days ago) are 20% off. The Freeloader isn't included, but lots of import games to play using the Freeloa...

March 27th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Nihon Bussan's Crazy Climber, about a guy trying to climb skyscrapers, is an arcade classic. And by 'classic', we don't just mean 'good'-- it's also very old, having been released in 1980. Somehow, it's been lifted out of obscurity and brought back for the Wii!The game actually seems pretty well-su...

October 19th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments