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We can totally push buttons faster than you, and today's Google Doodle proves that. It's basically a web-based take on NES favorite Track & Field, paying homage to the currently-in-progress 30th Olympiad in London, and we scored a gnarly 15.4 seconds. Can you run down a virtual track and leap h...

August 7th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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It's a tough week. Not only are we coming off the excitement of E3, but we're faced with several great releases this week, too. Will you be shelling out for more than one game? At least in Australia, the choice this week is much, much simpler. Final Fantasy IV Izuna 2: The Unemployed Ninja...

July 21st 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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These latest screens from Konami's New International Track & Field look like time lapse photography in four acts; we often seen the beginning of the event (a lone figure preparing for a run at the vault), the middle (the wind whipping through her hair), the climax (a double twisting Yurchenko, j...

July 16th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We can't really understand Konami's marketing decision for New International Track & Field here. Usually, when it comes to advertising sports, sporting apparel or, heck, sports video games, we're used to seeing athletes in the advertisements. But, then again, we don't live in Japan.There, Konam...

June 18th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Besides sprinkling in some of its most notable characters, Konami is also employing another key strategy to ensure that New International Track & Field is a success: online multiplayer. That's right, folks, the title will support online multiplayer for up to four players!Along with online leader...

June 11th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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A whole slew of screens from New International Track & Field have come from a recent Konami press event and we're digging the game with each new screen. It looks like it should offer up some solid action for those of you with a taste for competition. We even get to check out some new characters...

May 15th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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News of a European release date for Super Smash Bros. Brawl has dominated coverage of Nintendo's latest European release schedule, but there are a number of tasty morsels on the list for DS owners.For a start, the continent will finally be getting Atlus roguelike Etrian Odyssey, and it's about time...

April 24th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Okay, as if the inclusion of Pyramid Head in the game could be topped, Konami has gone ahead and included their resident neck-snapper, Solid Snake. What we found to be particularly cool about all of this is how he even dons his sweet facemask seen at the beginning of Metal Gear Solid during the wate...

April 18th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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A press release for New International Track & Field just burst through the tape and into our inboxes, complete with news of a U.S. release window and fresh details.Apparently, the game will be launching stateside this summer, with more than 15 characters available from the start. A further two a...

February 21st 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Look at Frogger's expression here -- he simply can't believe that he's part of a 100m sprint with super-deformed versions of Pyramid Head and Simon Belmont. Nor can we, actually. The cast of characters in Konami's New International Track & Field is even more unusual and eclectic than that of the...

February 1st 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments