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The Month In Pop Entertainment: August 2013

Here are your pop culture options for end-of-summer fun.

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Are Wii Shooters Better Than The Rest?

Michael Thomsen makes a strong case for shooters on the Wii. I don't agree with everything he says, but he's got me excited for the future.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Not too long ago, many in Hollywood would never have heard of Nintendo North America Inc. President Reggie Fils-Aime. Now that video games

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15 Jan 2010 // 2:39 AM

LOS ANGELES — The No. 1 video game console is taking a page out of the playbooks of the ones in second and third place. Nintendo Co.

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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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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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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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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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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


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


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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Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars

For all the innovation in Mushroom Men, it is not applied in a way that suitably overcomes the inherent problems of the genre.

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Castlevania Judgment

Many of the characters in Judgment seem like caricatures of themselves, their designs clearly influenced a bit too much by Soul Calibur.

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13 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Skate It

Skate It stands as one of most realistic skateboarding games ever made while maintaining the playability and casual attitude of its predecessors.

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“Each chapter also has its own small story arc, with background flavours involving targeted marketing campaigns, beauty products, brand loyalty, evil products with glossy packaging,

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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