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We can't exactly trust the validity of the numbers used to create this list of best-selling games across the three home platforms, since it's just some guy on Geocities doing it (and he claims that he might alter numbers to deter copying) but they're close enough to our expectations for most games. ...

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Nyko's Perfect Shot caused a minor sensation when it came out, by being much more gun-like than, and basically superior to, Nintendo's own Zapper. It was even hard to find for a while. The situation seems to have gotten a lot better in terms of availability, though they might sell out again after ...

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Koei's RPG Opoona won't be arriving on European store shelves next month, as previously anticipated. According to CVG, the game has been pushed back to September, meaning RPG fans will need to wait a bit longer before they jump into the bright and colorful world inhabiting Koei's title. So why the...

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The dearth of top-notch Wii RPGs meant there was a quite a bit riding on Opoona, which Koei has just confirmed will be coming to Europe in July. Sadly, some damning reviews of the game upon its North American release proved to be the thumbtack to our lovely, shiny balloon of hope, but if you abso...

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In last week's bevy of releases beginning with 'O,' one title stood as a shining beacon of hope ... rather, we shined a beacon of hope on it, crossing our fingers that the quirky Opoona might rise from the ashes of its lackluster Japanese reception as a worthwhile title. Instead, it looks like the...

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No, not Overstock.com, we're talking about this week's new releases! They all start with the letter O. Weird, huh? We think so. For us, as much as we'd like to pick up Opoona, we know we just don't have the time for it right now. Putting an RPG on our plate right now is like beating Yogi Bear to dea...

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This week's releases are brought to you by the letter O. At least, they would be if this were Sesame Street, but alas we have not a single soul here that can teach us how to count. Sad face. All kidding aside, it's quite the coincidence. But, hey, enough about the games starting with the same lett...

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Someone really wants to make sure you're not forgetting about poor little Opoona, the nunchuk-controlled RPG set for release later this month. To that end, a sudden burst of videos seems to have appeared, demonstrating everything from the battles to the futuristic world of the rotund protag...

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We've told you pretty much all you need to know about Koei's upcoming RPG, Opoona, which will hit North American Wiis this March. Yet, if you like a good dose of visuals with your information, you might want to check out these videos. The trailer embedded up top is an introduction to the storyline...

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If your days are spent yearning for a game in which you play a bald kid with an orange orb hovering over his head, circle March 25th on your calendar, the date Opoona, that other Wii-exclusive epic RPG, makes its stateside debut. Then you can put a happy face in that circle, draw a smaller circle ab...

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It's no secret that Koei's Opoona sank in Japan. But numbers that low don't really say much about the game's quality, because nobody tried it. Perhaps a lack of marketing is more to blame than anything. In any case, we'll get our own chance to try out the Artepiazza-developed RPG when it is ...

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Opoona's visual style -- sci-fi spaceyness with adorable, rounded characters -- is as arresting as ever in this trailer, and the story of a child searching a space station and surrounding planet for his lost parents. Also, despite the lack of motion control, we think that one-handed Nunchuk ...

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The first rule of taking video at a game show is you do not talk about Fight Club make sure half of your video does not consist of the back of some random dude's head. Considering the video is on the shorter side, this isn't that big of a deal. We still get a good glimpse at the character status sc...

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The few unfortunate RPG addicts in Japan who only own Wiis were probably eagerly looking forward to Opoona's release on September 27, desperately holding out for an original RPG on a system devoid of such content. They're going to have to go back to Shiren the Wanderer or Breath of Fire II on the ...

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Seriously, the last time we had anything to report on the game was back in May. May, people! That is way too long to go without anything about our favorite nunchuk-driven game. Finally, our thirst may be quenched, as JeuxFrance has put up a new video for the title. In it, you'll find everything th...

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Koei has opened the official website for their adorable Wii "Lifestyle RPG" Opoona, and the site is as colorful and, well, round as everything else we've seen about the Nunchuk-only game. There's not much English to be found, but the links all have English labels, allowing you to navigate with ease...

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Koei has released some new screens from Opoona, showing more interaction around the space station area. Some of the locations revealed include a coffee shop, an art museum, and a library. Little Opoona looks quite cheerful as he explores these areas, for someone who just became separated from his p...

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A new gameplay trailer for that quirky title from Koei called Opoona has made its way over to IGN's video section. This newest trailer shows us some environmental exploration, lots of character dialogue and some battle footage. Personally, the more we see on this game, the more we can't wait to get...

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For those of us who're still scratching our heads and wondering just what this Opoona business is all about, we don't have anything new to contribute aside from some screens and a few pieces of concept art. Sadly though, they still don't explain how the game will control. The article also explains ...

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We've had our eye on Opoona since the initial announcement-- an RPG for the Wii is, at this point, a rarity, as is a game from Koei that doesn't involve beating on thousands of soldiers in ancient China. But, of course, the real issue with Opoona is the control scheme, which uses only the Nunchuk. ...

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