Articles tagged religion, miis, wii, nintendo

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time / Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darknes

While it may be unfair to expect randomly generated dungeons to approach the kinds of visual variety found in Zelda games, it's a shame more of the Pokémon aesthetic couldn't be carried through inside the dungeons.

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Battle of the Bands

"Mama Said Knock You Out" becomes a whole different song when sung by a jug band.

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22 May 2008 // 10:00 PM

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Even though many of the core game mechanics have not changed a jot from Melee, it's still almost impossible to return to the older game after seeing what the newer stages were capable of.

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Sega Bass Fishing Returns!

Arun Subramanian takes a look at the recent Wii release of the Dreamcast/arcade fishing sim Sega Bass Fishing.

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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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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

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"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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