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Nintendo's new Mario Kart Wii pack is coming to Europe on May 20, at a "reduced trade price" around £129/€150. The budget "Nintendo Selects" line will launch in Europe the same day, featuring a slightly different lineup from the American version: Wii Sports, Animal Crossing: City Folk...

May 5th 2011 at 9:35am 0 Comments
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Frantic sets of microgames have been the standard of every entry in the WarioWare series, forcing gamers to assess and complete outlandish objectives at a frightening pace. While each title has its own "gimmick" with its microgames (e.g. Twisted!'s motion sensor), WarioWare Touched! and WarioWare:...

March 19th 2007 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Before we get with the post, a note of thanks to all the commenters that, until this morning at least, were very civil and kind in their discussion of this week's webcomic wrapup. Sure, we've all thought about the dirty things Wario would make us do if Smooth Moves was not an all-ages Nintendo titl...

March 6th 2007 at 7:28am 0 Comments
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The Japanese pop star is none other than Ayumi Hamasaki, who is (according to her Wikipedia page) one of the country's most famous singers. Well, for how famous she is, she's not used any of her wealth or free time to master the minigames in WarioWare: Smooth Moves. She flops many of the minigames,...

February 27th 2007 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has been bestowed the proud honor of a Spielwarenmesse award, selected as the 'Trend + Lifestyle' winner of this year's annual Nuremberg International Toy Fair. Judges chose the Wii console along with "Wario Wear" for the duo's ability to "encourage playing PC games in groups instead of al...

January 30th 2007 at 10:41am 0 Comments
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A short Aussie TV spot has hit the intertron for WarioWare: Smooth Moves. Showing a trio of young ladies demonstrate some of the movements the game demands, each with their own cute name (like The Samurai above), the brisk commercial does a good job of stirring up excitement for the game. It'll be...

January 18th 2007 at 10:35am 0 Comments
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Weally. In posting his impressions of Wario Ware: Smooth Moves, Chris Kohler at Game|Life adds yet another title to his 4:3 Hall of Shame. Joining Rayman: Raving Rabbids and Trauma Center: Second Opinion, Wario's waggle-fest only supports a 4:3 display ratio, generally known as fool fullscreen. Whil...

January 16th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Smooth Moves is certainly no 'Game of the Year,' but it's hard to imagine a Wii owner who won't be adding this game to the collection. It's almost a necessity, as it unlocks all of the wonderful, albeit odd, potentials of Wii's technology. WarioWare is a madcap tutorial tool. It's unfortunate, as E...

January 16th 2007 at 3:15am 0 Comments
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Gamers have WarioWare on the mind; yesterday's multiplayer footage is today's most-watched YouTube game video. But Wario haters, don't think you're out of Wario's woods yet. After a long debate, with lots of wild gesturing, we decided that the most-viewed GameTrailers video -- also WarioWare -- wou...

December 31st 2006 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Siliconera breaks down the 12-person gameplay of WarioWare: Smooth Moves on the Wii, including a video of the various games. The main multiplayer matchup requires players to pass a controller between the up-to-12 players when it's the next person's turn. (That seems to make more sense than trying to...

December 29th 2006 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Nintendo_Wii_How_about_a_12_person_multiplayer_game'; Siliconera has uploaded a video explaining how twelve person multiplayer is going to work. First, everyone makes an angel, then the game randomly chooses an angel and makes them play a minigame. In...

December 29th 2006 at 1:55pm 0 Comments