Articles tagged religion, miis, wii, nintendo

6 Jan 2010 // 3:39 AM

Staggering layoffs, a slew of delays, console price drops, promising new technology and two new gaming platforms: For fans of video games, 2009 was one heck

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15 Dec 2009 // 9:43 AM

No non-gamers allowed

There may not be any special handshakes or furtive high signs for it, but make no mistake: Video gamers are part of a secret society.

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Santa Claus: Super Hero Icon and Religious Figure

Kris Kringle has flesh-and-blood status and is a religious secular figure. He is Superman, Peter Parker, Bruce Wayne, Gandalf the White, James Bond, Dr. Who and James T. Kirk all rolled into one.

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3 Nov 2009 // 10:50 AM

News of a new, extra-large, extra-priced portable from Nintendo was met more with confusion than enthusiasm when it was unveiled last week. The DSi XL

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14 Oct 2009 // 2:31 AM

When the going gets tough ... let the game play itself

Like many younger brothers I had a contentious relationship with my older brother. We butted heads, fought, lied, accused each other of unimaginable atrocities and

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25 Sep 2009 // 4:33 AM

SAN FRANCISCO — Nintendo Ltd. cut the price of its popular Wii console by $50 to $199, the latest price reduction by video game console makers who have

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Believer, Beware, ed. by Jeff Sharlet and Peter Manseau

How does a person live with the concepts of religious belief or non-belief without falling prey to fundamentalism or intolerance, or simply feeling foolish?

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1 Sep 2009 // 11:11 AM

A reignited console war means a happy holiday for gamers

The long-simmering war between the Playstation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 has boiled over in time for the holidays thanks to dual price drops that put all

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31 Aug 2009 // 9:59 PM

Audience of One

Director Michael Jacobs resists simplifying his subject, leaving viewers to come to their own conclusions about pastor Richard Gazowky, who he is, and why he wants to make his movie.

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The Evolution of God by Robert Wright

In Wright's view, biological evolution is an engine for the development of higher intelligence, which contrasts with the more traditional, scientific view that higher intelligence is merely a lucky break in a chaotic and complicated process.

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Nintendo might do well to remember that we, as gamers, crave a challenge every once in a while.

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12 May 2009 // 12:41 PM

Movies, books, comics, even a 14th century poem have inspired video games, but Toy Story Mania! is the first game designed to recreate a Disney

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22 Apr 2009 // 2:24 AM

With 100 million DS and DSi in the hands of gamers worldwide, Nintendo’s portable is a mighty tempting platform for developers. So why are only

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31 Mar 2009 // 6:40 AM

Last week’s annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco gave gamers a tantalizing glimpse at things to come in the world of interactive entertainment.

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Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2

The reality is that both American Idol and karaoke are conceptually voyeuristic endeavors for the audience. But for the participants, the competitiveness of a contest like American Idol doesn't necessarily translate.

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New releases for the week of 2009-03-16...

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Ultimate Shooting Collection

Space shooters: where the art is in the execution.

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26 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

SimAnimals

This simulation of animal behavior may further the Sim-franchise's interests in simulating human behavior.

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24 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

SPRay

While plenty of games have been very clearly inspired by Super Mario 64, SPRay might be the first that's drawn so directly from the underrated Super Mario Sunshine.

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Iron Chef America: Supreme Cuisine (Wii Version)

If you really like the experience of chopping a lot, you're gonna love Iron Chef America: Supreme Cuisine.

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