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Sega's Mike Hayes assured Wired that the company still plans to make "core" games for the Wii, despite the relative lack of success of MadWorld. For one thing, its other games are doing well, in his opinion. "We actually regard The Conduit as a success," he said. "We shipped 300,000 units, sold thro...

August 13th 2009 at 7:40pm 0 Comments
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In announcing its Q1 2010 earnings last week, Sega also presented a sales figure of 150,000 units for The Conduit during its first week on sale (June 23 through June 30). Just a little more than a week earlier, figures released by NPD put sales of the game for June 23 through July 4 at just 72,00...

August 5th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Once again, Sega places its hopes and dreams in the untapped hardcore Wii market, and once again it just doesn't pay off. With the June NPD sales figures comes a sad truth for those who've been hyping The Conduit since it first reared its head last April: according to those figures, the conspiracy-...

July 17th 2009 at 11:02am 0 Comments
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A hacker by the name of "hetoan2" claims that it is relatively simple to alter variables in High Voltage's Wii FPS, The Conduit, allowing cheaters to attain infinite ammo, health, invisibility from radar, and other beneficial but unfair advantages -- even online. You can see some of the hacks in act...

July 16th 2009 at 9:05am 0 Comments
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Though this is a short version of the show that lacks Chris Grant and Ludwig Kietzmann, we've made up for it with Joystiq's Ben Gilbert and Jem Alexander and super special guest Wombat of Cheap Ass Gamer fame. We're talking The Conduit, Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood and a load of other stuff. Enj...

July 4th 2009 at 12:36pm 0 Comments
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The problem with reviewing High Voltage's The Conduit is that it's impossible to do in a vacuum. Depending on where you're coming from, you're going to have vastly different reactions to this game, so I'm going to do my best to talk to everyone. %Gallery-33787%

June 30th 2009 at 12:45pm 0 Comments

This week, the Nintendo Channel has been flooded with a variety of interviews about big upcoming Wii titles. There are interviews with the folks behind FFCC: The Crystal Bearers, Red Steel 2, Cave Story, and, as you can see above, Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles. So, hit up the video above, t...

June 22nd 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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[Update: Sega has confirmed that the US release date remains June 23.]Sega has announced that the European release of The Conduit has been delayed from its original June 26 date to July 10. According to CVG, unspecified issues with the game's multi-language European localization are responsible for...

June 17th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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In addition to the Collector's Edition of The Conduit at GameStop, there's the option of receiving a digital comic with a purchase from Amazon. The Conduit: Orange Lights provides back story and follows a DC talk-radio host as he digs into the origins of the title device.The fine print on the offer...

May 26th 2009 at 10:15pm 0 Comments

Sega released a bunch of cool media for The Conduit, including this new trailer, titled "Trouble in the Metro." It's somewhat debatable as to what causes more trouble in this game's version of the Washington, D.C. Metro system: all the alien guys running around, or the player character discharging a...

May 6th 2009 at 5:05pm 0 Comments
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click to enlarge Wii's biggest FPS of the summer (we'd say year, but Ubisoft has a little something cooking), The Conduit, has, perhaps in keeping with its theme of conspiracy and hidden secrets, only just now been shown with its online multiplayer component virtually complete and ready for the gam...

May 6th 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments