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I've known about Sumotori Dreams for quite some time now. It's one of those internet curiosities you can stumble upon, fall in love with, and then forget about all within the span of an evening. It's a sumo wrestling simulation where two blocky combatants shove each other until one of them falls d...

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What do you do if you run a stable of sumo wrestlers who are charged with illegal gambling, assault, and drug use? Most likely, you help the authorities in an investigation. Since you'll need to ask the wrestlers confidential questions, you give them mobile phones and send them text messages. Unfort...

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Here at Engadget HD, we'd prefer not to just focus on high-def happenings in the US of A. Thus, we round up the best of the best from the international front and present it here, bundled together in a single, easy to digest list. If something went down in your corner of the globe recently, let t...

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The world needs humanoids, and Fuji Soft is heeding that call. It just unveiled its new humanoid line at the ever-popular All Japan Robot Tournament, and while the robot doesn't have a model name yet, one of the delightful personalities pictured above is named Sakura-Chan and both seem pretty keen ...

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This week's Japanese Virtual Console releases aren't going to thrill anybody: another Langrisser strategy game that we're unlikely to see, and Mappy, which you can and should play on your North American or European system. But the WiiWare releases this week should prove pretty exciting -- to Japan. ...

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Somehow, since we last covered the class updates from Warrior Epic, not one, but two new classes have been revealed! The first is the Vanisher, clearly the stealth/rogue warrior of the title. Sporting a look decidedly alien and intricate at the same time, this is easily one of the more stylish warri...

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Do you miss those wacky bunnies? We sure do, if only for the hilarious videos about all the things bunnies can't do. Never fear, however -- the bunnies are back with a new video campaign for their sequel, shockingly titled Rayman Raving Rabbids 2. In this week's video spotlight, we learn that bunnie...

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Virtual Console fans in Japan have a lot of reasons to feel nice about their Wii purchases. This week's release list isn't the best ever, but neither does it include Urban Champion. Fans of Sega classics or of Yuzo Koshiro will be happy to learn that Bare Knuckle 2 (Streets of Rage 2) will be avail...

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Round 3 of the 2007 DivX Lego Sumo Robotic Championship is just as much a DivX sellout as ever, and the required browser plugin still isn't winning any friends, but despite those caveats, we're still glued to our screens for these exciting Lego bot deathmatches. With new bots like "Blue Wedgie" an...

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Interested in enjoying the comforts of your very own Sumo Omni beanbag chair? Now you can, and without footing the hefty price tag -- if you've got the skills, that is. Here's the challenge: what could a Sumo Omni be in bizarro world? Design a completely different product with the same name and find...

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What's awesome about the DS? Well, a lot of things -- but one of the best is that it's portable and can go wherever you can go (within reason, of course). But what about those times when you really want to play at home? Where do you sit? Sumo wants the answer to be in -- or on, or around -- one of t...

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Really? How many games do we need that feature quirky art styles and short mini-games. Sure, you can fight zombies, wrestle sumo-style and pilot a UFO, but with WTF and HOT PXL both coming out for the handheld, isn't this genre already a bit too crowded? The game features 30 mini-games, which seems...

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Our favorite consumer robotics firm has just announced a new addition to their lineup, but unlike their other multi-thousand dollar offerings, Vstone's new build-it-yourself Robovie-i will retail for a very affordable $270 when the pre-order period begins in July. You may remember the Japanese com...

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