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Depending on who you ask, the next console generation may or may not have started this year. The confusion stems from the fact that this new console is the Nintendo Wii U, which, following the example of the Wii, innovates with a crazy new control method instead of pushing graphical capabilities fa...

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For Wii U re-releases of existing games, we're republishing our original reviews with added evaluation of the new material. Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on the Wii U hub page! Death may be deficient when it comes to charisma and skin tone, but he boasts one of the biggest ad...

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Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on our Wii U hub page! We decided to try out Wii U's video chat application the other day – handily referred to as Wii U Chat – and since we were chatting anyway, we figured we might as well answer some reader questions about the Wii ...

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Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on our Wii U hub page! Team Ninja has always done better on the rebound, and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge is a testament to this fact. The technical excellence of the 2004's Ninja Gaiden was one-upped in Ninja Gaiden Sigma. Ninja Gaiden 2 was imp...

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Wii U owners have been taunted by a Hulu Plus icon on the menu for two whole days. Now, the television service is active, allowing paid subscribers to watch TV shows and movies on either the ... well, the TV, or the Wii U GamePad. If you want to know how the Wii U app works, but not enough to go t...

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Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on our Wii U hub page! The thesis of Tank! Tank! Tank!, I think, is that it's fun to crush your friends' faces. Or blast them. Either one works. Tank Tank Tank (henceforth rendered without exclamation points), allows its players to photograph the...

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Keep track of all of Joystiq's Wii U launch coverage on our Wii U hub page! I have twelve pistol bullets left, one crossbow bolt, a Molotov cocktail and about half a dozen zombies between me and freedom. I've spent the last half hour on an undead killing spree, emptying most of my guns and exhausti...

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5th Cell's Scribblenauts Unlimited brought out the worst in me. Available for 3DS, PC, and Wii U -- I played the Wii U version for this review -- the game begins with series star Maxwell pranking a hungry beggar, as he feeds the fellow a rotten apple conjured by his magic notebook. It's a useful pa...

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The Nintendo Wii U is an important system. It's the first step into the next console generation, after the longest generation to date. It's Nintendo's first console after the world-changing anomaly that is the Wii. It's an attempt to create a new standard for game controllers. It's a console with p...

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For Wii U re-releases of existing games, we're republishing our original reviews with added evaluation of the new material. Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition brings a little bit more to the excellent 2011 game than some action figure-looking armor. For what is supposed to be the marquee feature, t...

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As the Wii U nears its November 18 launch in North America, we're finally starting to get more information about the strange device, and our game reviews are now starting to go up. To help you keep up with the numerous reviews and copious coverage we've done and will continue to do through the laun...

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Nintendo Land is not Wii Sports, but it occupies a similar territory in the lineup of its new console: it's a pack-in (with one particular bundle), it's a minigame collection, its games are designed to teach players how to use Nintendo's latest weird controller, and, most importantly, it acts as a ...

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Super Mario World ruined me. Ever since it was released in 1991, I've been waiting for Nintendo to top it, to one up its brilliant levels, wonderful music and sheer creativity. Don't get me wrong, the 3D Mario games are great, but I grew up with 2D games and will always have a soft spot for them. N...

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My wife is a karaoke person. She's not a hustler, but when we lived in a small town with nothing to do, we'd hit the same dive bars and Mexican restaurants every week so she could sing while I slowly got soused. We own a karaoke machine and a hundred or so discs, and instead of hiring a regular DJ ...

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