Articles tagged religion, miis, wii, nintendo

13 May 2008 // 10:00 PM

Mario Kart Wii

Mario Kart Wii has reached critical mass levels of madcappery.

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6 May 2008 // 10:00 PM

Worms: A Space Oddity

Worms: A Space Oddity's most crushing failure is the absence of the ninja rope.

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New releases for the week of 2008-05-05...

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23 Apr 2008 // 4:19 AM

He never left. God, that is. From your local bookstore shelves. Last year, you heard a lot about atheism chic. Richard Dawkins continued to pummel

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When Wii Sports was released 17 months ago, it set the standard for minigames, one that countless compilations since have never even approached. Can Hudson's latest attempt stand next to greatness?

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Accepting the Absurd via Super Smash Bros. Brawl

While video games will always adopt varying levels of verisimilitude, the Wii presents a novel challenge to the conventional consciousness, and that is an attack on realism.

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Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None

Why shouldn't a port at least remove things that were flawed in the original game?

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NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams

After several frustrating flights attempting to guide NiGHTS in the more innovative "Wii" style, I quickly defaulted to the easier approach.

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Bully: Scholarship Edition

The Bully franchise is more or less Grand Theft Auto filtered through the meaner streets of boarding school.

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A Heaven of Others by Joshua Cohen

Though Jonathan spends much of the story reflecting on his life on Earth, the afterlife he encounters is peppered with dangers that are amorphous and beyond anything to do with the living, including religious beliefs

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Times like this, I wish we had a woman on the PopMatters Multimedia staff (and hey, any who wish to apply only have to click

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26 Mar 2008 // 3:07 AM

Still can’t find a Wii? The good news is you’re not alone. The bad news is that locating one of the consoles won’

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Professor Layton and the Curious Village

Professor Layton and the Curious Village succeeds because of the way it marries puzzles and adventure gaming while packaging the combination in a unique and aesthetically pleasing way.

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9 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Bomberman Land

It's the same old Bomberman, but now you can give him a poodle skirt.

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6 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Mario Party DS

Mario Party DS benefits from the fact that a single-player game of Mario Party makes more sense on the Nintendo DS than it does on a home console.

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 is the Yngwie Malmsteen of fighters. Its excess knows no limits.

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24 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

Puzzle Quest

You can spend 20 minutes every few days playing Puzzle Quest, or you can pour hundreds of hours into making your character a powerhouse.

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21 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

No More Heroes

Whether you'll enjoy No More Heroes really boils down to whether you're the kind of person who can make fun of yourself or you take yourself so seriously that you don't get the joke.

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Endless Ocean

Shouldn't one fear shark attack when chumming a stretch of sea and then poking and stroking a shark?

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6 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground

The online play in Tony Hawk's Proving Ground fares well, because you can take people on while you psychoanalyze their avatars.

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Difficulty As Tone in 'Hyper Light Drifter'

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"Hyper Light Drifter's creates a certain tone -- melancholy resignation mixed with a feeling of just barely scraping by -- that wouldn’t be possible in an easier game.

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