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Shovelware: it's been an issue since the Wii took off. Some people are concerned, some don't care, and some think that any attention on the console is good attention, but today? We're not interested in where you stand on that, or on the origins thereof; we talked about that yesterday, after all. Oh,...

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January 4, 2008 at 9:00AM
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Wii owners certainly can't complain about the number of third-party games available for the console. As MTV's Stephen Totilo puts it, where there was once a game drought for Nintendo systems (specifically in the N64 and GameCube eras), there's now a flood. What Wii owners can complain about, howeve...

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If you browsed the Wii section of your local video game store this week you may have seen a glut of new racing games, a kid's basketball title and whatever Myth Makers: Orbs of Doom is. The shocker isn't that the Wii got a heap of shovelware, it's that this whole lot was coming from one publisher th...

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Granted, some might say there's a lot of -- oh, what's the polite term being used -- "shovelware" coming to the Wii. Evidenced today by the mega-list released by Nintendo, but there's a game that even got the guys over at Wii Fanboy a little skeeved: Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 was a great g...

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Here's a rumor that's easy to believe: Gamefly has a listing for an upcoming game called Carnival Games from budget publisher Global Star Software (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Scaler). Carnival Games sounds like a collection of uncomplicated midway-style attractions like ring toss and a shoo...

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