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The majority of fitness wearables concern themselves with walking or running, but what happens if your exercise is more vertical in nature? Step forward VERT, a wearable jump-rate monitor that tells you how fast you can jump, how high you can jump and, er, additional jumping-related measurements....

December 17th 2014 at 7:22am 0 Comments
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This week's headline new release is Pokemon Battle Trozei, a game that mixes the series' trademark critter-battling with one of gaming's most prolific genres, the match-3 puzzler. If you've caught 'em all in Pokemon X/Y, you can get reacquainted with every known Pokemon in Battle Trozei - at last...

March 20th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The Behemoth has sent out an update about the status of the PS3 version of Castle Crashers. No, there's no release date yet. But at least the game is still in development! That's good news. "We have now sent the title off to a 3rd party vendor for final testing before we begin the submission process...

May 4th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Volleyball-playing robots may only come around every ten years or so, but they at least bring along some fairly big improvements when they do show up -- like actual mobility, in this case. Of course, "volleyball-playing" is still a bit of a stretch. The bot is actually designed to be more of a trai...

May 29th 2009 at 5:24pm 0 Comments
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If this here press releases didn't have a date of February 1997 on it, we'd swear this was some sort new fancy new development. Sure, robots have been playing sports for ages, but seeing this here creature revived begs the question: why don't we all have one or two of these laying around the house...

October 26th 2008 at 5:13am 0 Comments
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With all the multi-sport games on the market for the Wii, we haven't really kept tabs on THQ's rendition, Big Beach Sports. Since the software is releasing next week for the budget price of $29.99, though, it's time to give it a closer inspection.Looking at these new screens, we have to say -- igno...

June 20th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Imagine our delight when we had a brown envelope from Hudson sitting on our doorstep Friday afternoon. As we opened the parcel up, we found the above items: a preview copy of Deca Sports and this sweet little wristband. Huzzah!But, woe was us for we would not be able to just play and selfishly enjo...

April 21st 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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THQ is going Wii crazy. Not only is the publisher responsible for bringing aliens, bands, deadly creatures, worms, blobs, and more to our Wiis, but now beach sports, too.If you've ever had the urge to play beach games like bocce or cricket without actually going to the beach, consider yourself luck...

February 26th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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As one might imagine, the week following the release of Super Mario Bros. 3 is a bit on the disappointing side. But, hey, just about any Virtual Console release this week would disappointing when we've gotten our hands on one of the best games of all time. Volleyball (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wi...

November 12th 2007 at 9:28am 0 Comments
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D3 Publisher's Simple DS Vol. 29: THE Sports Daishuugo (The Big Sports Assembly) is exactly like Wii Sports. Except it doesn't look as good, has different sports, doesn't have any kind of motion controls, is probably lacking in polish to the point of glitchiness, and nobody's ever heard of it. But o...

October 25th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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You know how boxart is always better in Japan than in the US? You're looking at the counterexample. The Japanese Sonic 3 cover is arguably the worst thing to happen to the series right up until the creation of Shadow. Apparently Sega was doing their best to kill their flagship series in Japan, by t...

August 21st 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Hudson Soft recently announced Deca Sports, a minigame collection with -- obviously -- ten different game types that actually look pretty interesting. The game, which is set to come out this year, was revealed in Japanese magazine V-Jump and appears to include tennis, archery, volleyball, go karts,...

August 20th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments