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Welcome to Bizarro World! Yesterday, North American Wii owners got two great Japanese games on the Virtual Console, and a WiiWare game. This week, Nintendo stiffs Japan on the VC entirely, and offers two less-than-thrilling WiiWare games. In fact, the most noteworthy release of the week is a shogi g...

March 24th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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This week brings plenty of videos for you to watch on the Everyone's Nintendo Channel. From a look at how All-Play works in Tiger Woods 09, right down to another video of Alyson with Wii Fit. So, check out the list below, situated in handy bullet-point form: Get Wii Fit with Alyson: Balance Ga...

July 14th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Distancing itself from Microsoft's strategy of releasing anticipated online content (and, erm, Coffee Time Crosswords) during E3 2008, Nintendo has opted instead to give us Major League Eating: The Game for this week's WiiWare title. We're letting the press release speak for itself: "This isn't jus...

July 14th 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments

The competitive eaters out there are a true inspiration for the children. Everyone felt sick (except the eaters) after the original press event for Major League Eating: The Game, but this time the food is ditched entirely. It's still a tough competition, but the pros are trying their hand at the ga...

June 12th 2008 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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One of the biggest criticisms routinely thrown at the Wii is related to the amount of shovelware that has popped up on the system, yet not everybody is convinced that the likes of Pool Party and Rig Racer 2 are a force for evil. Chatting to Next-Gen.biz about his company's forthcoming Major League...

May 13th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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When WiiWare launched in Japan on March 25th, the service offered nine new games. Then, no new releases at all (except, of course, for My Life as a King and Lonpos DLC) until almost a month later, when Minna de Puzzloop showed up.According to a Wired discussion with Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of Ame...

April 24th 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Besides checking out what retail Wii and DS games Nintendo had available, Joystiq also managed to spend some quality time with WiiWare and a few of its games. The general consensus? It's a mixed bag. Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People seems to capture the Flash toon's look and feel,...

April 15th 2008 at 10:45pm 0 Comments
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Major League Eating: The Game initially seemed to be a weak concept for a licensed title. Is eating actually a game? How do you turn one tenuous "sport" into a tenuous videogame?Mastiff has met that challenge by embellishing on competitive eating, spinning the contests into a fantasy world of power...

April 15th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We'd be afraid to accept food from Major League Eating. We'd worry they'd want to time us while we ate it, or televise it. But if your constitution is bold enough to accept the possibility of such a challenge, then check out the official website for the WiiWare Major League Eating game. Each week fo...

April 8th 2008 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Wii Ware's coming! And it's bringing games -- which is kind of the whole point of the thing. As we approach the launch of the service, new game announcements are coming at an increasing rate. There's already a ton of stuff to look forward to.What's your most anticipated purchase? Besides Major Leag...

March 14th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments