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Admittedly, the connection to video games in the Mega64 video we've embedded after the break is threadbare at best. Sure, it's a take off on Punch-Out!! in theory, but it's basically just a guy yelling at people (not that we have a problem with that). Even though it's a bit of a stretch, we're hap...

September 8th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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For fans of the NES' flagship pugilism sim Punch-Out!!!, the latest edition of Iwata Asks is chock-full of tidbits about the game that you probably didn't know. For instance, Nintendo Entertainment and Analysis Division's Makoto Wada reveals a long-hidden secret that makes fights against Bald Bull...

August 9th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo loyalists that have been diligently registering their games can now pick up a reward through the Club Nintendo loyalty program. Those who have earned 300 or more Coins (equivalent to 6 Wii game purchases) are granted Gold status, while those who have earned 600 or more Coins are granted Pl...

July 14th 2009 at 8:05am 0 Comments
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This morning, Amazon sent out an exclusive e-mail offer for the Wii Punch-Out!! and the Amazon-exclusive Heavyweight Contender Kit. From now through July 15, if you purchase the game, you can get the accessory set for 50% off its normal, excessive $29.99 price by entering the code PUNCHKIT at checko...

July 1st 2009 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It's tough being a super hero. If you're Dr. Doom and you're feeling down, you can just blow something up. If you're The Thing, well, all you can really do is look in a mirror and cry to yourself.That was before Punch-Out!!, though, with a new ad (courtesy of Gamervision) popping up in comics showi...

June 17th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Some of the more experienced Punch-Out!! players probably know of the trick to defeating Spain's resident matador, Don Flamenco, in the original game. However, in the years between that title and his appearance in the new game, it would seem he has learned nothing. With some carefully timed punches...

May 27th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Update: Thanks for entering, folks! Keep an eye on your email to see if you won.Okay, folks, it's time for another Joyswag giveaway. This one is going to be a sure hit with a lot of you, as not only do we have a copy of Punch-Out!! (ARV $50) to give away, but also one pink sweatshirt. Yeah, of this...

May 27th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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To celebrate the release of Punch-Out!!, Nintendo is offering a gift to European Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City players on Little Mac's behalf. Is it enough to bring prodigal Crossers back into the Wii game? Well, only those who love headgear. We kind of think the protective boxing equipment...

May 25th 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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OK, so you may have already been exposed to this information (in fact, we've been holding off on talking about it to give you a chance to discover it on your own) but there's a super-secret boxer in the new Punch-Out!!. Now that the veil of secrecy has been lifted by pretty much every other site, t...

May 21st 2009 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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It may not be a TKO, but Punch-Out!! on the Wii is certainly a knock-out. We've already entered the ring of public opinion with our review, but let's find out what the others in the peanut gallery have to say about it. It appears that -- much like Little Mac -- the series has aged gracefully and fo...

May 19th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been over 10 years since the last game in the Punch-Out!! series -- Super Punch-Out!! on the SNES -- was released with a new visual style, a host of new boxers, and some new moves in Little Mac's repertoire. Nintendo has finally provided us with another installment in the series, now with moti...

May 18th 2009 at 11:32am 0 Comments