Aside from all of the blogging we do here at Wii Fanboy, our lives are pretty much a vacuum, as we lack any real kind of incentive to keep breathing other than how hard our overlords at Joystiq will beat us if our post count drops. It's just the way life is.But, we do have a lot of LEGOs. And it's s...

February 8th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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When King of Kong director Seth Gordon was approached to direct a new Vince Vaughn comedy for Newline Cinemas, he couldn't help but include a small appearance by everybody's favorite underdog Donkey Kong legend. That's right, school teacher turned DK record-breaker Steve Wiebe will have a small wal...

February 4th 2008 at 4:00am 0 Comments

Much like getting a balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, we're not sure if being transmogrified into a monster truck means that a icon has "finally arrived" or has leapt headfirst into the inky blackness of cultural irrelevance. For better or for worse, Donkey Kong, noted primate, kart rac...

December 10th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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For Wii owners, there is likely one release that rests atop your list for games you want to pick up: Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast. A game that was to release on the GameCube, it's been updated for the Wii. And, we know how much you guys love Nintendo and their games, so are we correct in our assumptio...

October 12th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Much like last week, this week is chock full of new releases for our beloved Wii. There's even one release that was to already be released last week, but had to be bumped forward to this week. There's even a title that originated on the GameCube releasing this week (which we've had some mixed feeli...

October 8th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Today, DS Fanboy has a nice little treat for all of our readers. We sit down and speak with Rich Amtower, who works in Nintendo's Treehouse division. Responsible for adapting Japanese titles to the English, French and Spanish markets, you can imagine he's got quite the difficult job to do. That does...

October 1st 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Do people exist somewhere that don't own this system? If the Japanese sales charts are to be believed, then there have been enough Nintendo DS systems sold so that every man, woman, child, and dog on the planet could have one of these. And a spare.However, if you are DS-less and have a hankering to...

September 13th 2007 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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To celebrate the release of DK Jungle Climber, Nintendo is teaming up with photo-sharing site SmugMug.com to give away some DS Lites and copies of the newly-released title. A total of eight systems and eight copies of the game will be awarded to the creators of the five best images. But, photochoppi...

September 12th 2007 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Though publishers aren't as big on featuring these silly poses anymore as they were during the DS's first two years, the perceptive gamers at The Platformers pointed out that we'll be receiving two new members to the outstretched-hand-boxart club next month: DK Jungle Climber and Fullmetal Alchemist...

August 25th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We know we probably sound like a broken record with our repeated praise-singing for the fabulous King of Kong, but with good game-based movies being rarer than a perfect game of Pac-Man, we feel this effort needs all the support it can get. The movie opens in eight more cities today, including major...

August 24th 2007 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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King of Kong hit theaters -- a handful, at least -- today, so if you're in one of the few selected cities we recommend you sacrifice your other Friday not plans and check it out. Even BioShock can wait, for those few lucky enough to grab an early copy. (Image credit) Check out the highlights for to...

August 17th 2007 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Supporters of game-based movies have had to suffer through a lot in recent months. Dead or Alive, Postal and the DVD release of Game Box 1.0 have all assaulted our senses and our sensibilities since the start of the year. Now, finally, a good game-based movie has come along and, unfortunately, it's...

August 17th 2007 at 12:13pm 0 Comments