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Project Draco and beyond: Japanese developers reveal Kinect titles

on Mon, Nov 22, 2010 | By Tim Torres

We got some new info by way of Famitsu and about some of Japan’s most prominent Kinect titles, including a new game from Grasshopper’s Suda 51 (Killer 7, No More Heroes). Called Codename D (any relation to the Saturn game?), Suda’s action game is set in an amusement park filled with terrifying animal-like creatures. Using Kinect, you become...

Holiday Gift Guide: Gaming Gear

on Mon, Nov 22, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

It’s that time of year again, folks. Holiday lists abound – games, gear, 8-bit ties. So much stuff! All of it cool! How can you possibly decide what to buy for loved ones (and yourself)? That’s where we come in. Here are our must have gaming gear for the 2010 holiday season. Now get to buyin’. Gunnar Gaming Glasses (Starting at $79.00) Gunnar glasses eliminate...

Black Friday: GameStop PS3, Xbox 360, Wii bundles, and more

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on Sun, Nov 21, 2010 | By Jeffrey L. Wilson

This weekend, Kotaku had a  number of tipsters send in images of the upcoming GameStop Black Friday ads. Some of the best deals include: -Buy any 4 GB xbox 360, and get your choice of Madden 11 or Medal of Honor for free $199.99 -Buy any black or white Wii bundle and get Wii Sports, Wii Sports Resort, and Just Dance 1 for free $199.99 -Buy and 160 GB PS3 and get The God of...

Video Games Live: Level 2 (DVD) Review – Pure excellence

on Sun, Nov 21, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

[NOTE: This is a review of the DVD release, not the CD or Blu-Ray.] “Video Games Live combines the power of a symphony orchestra with the energy of a rock concert and all the interactivity and technology that video games provide.” That’s how Tommy Tallarico introduces his creation – a symphonic concert that translates beloved game tunes into orchestral music and throws...

An 8-bit farewell to Four Loko

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on Sun, Nov 21, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

Four Loko is a thoroughly modern drink: the crazy combo of energy drink and malt liquor (with organic acid and artificial flavoring thrown in for kicks) is something that previous generations never would have thought to can. While it’s no surprise that the stuff has been banned, what is surprising is the love that’s been shown for it. This past Thursday in Union Square...

Black Friday: Red hot Walmart video game deals

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on Sat, Nov 20, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

If you’ve been waiting until Black Friday to pick up a console, Walmart may have the best deal for you. They’ve got bundles for PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360. The PS3 bundle comes with a 160GB HD system plus Uncharted 2, Medal of Honor, and $10 in movie credits. The Xbox 360 bundle includes a 4GB slim console with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Mass Effect 2. The Wii bundle...

uDraw GameTablet brings out your inner Picaso

on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

 Consider this the must-have Wii item this holiday season. Created by THQ, the uDraw GameTablet is a 4 x 6 inch tablet that uses a pressure-sensitive stylus to create a virtual canvas. When hooked up to the Wii (via a dock that stores, and draws power from, the Wii remote) the uDraw allows aspiring artists to create original artwork, save their work on an SD card, and play...

Blaster Master joins Super Mario Bros. Crossover

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on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 | By Laurie-Anne Vazquez

If you’ve ever wished Mario had a robot helper with big guns to blast that damn Lakitu out of the sky, consider your wish granted: SOPHIA the 3rd from 2D classic Blaster Master joins the ever-expanding Super Marios Bros. Crossover roster. SOPHIA will have most of her abilities from Blaster Master, like firing homing missiles, hovering, driving on walls and the ceiling and...