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  • Wii: Case Closed – One Truth Prevails: The Mirapolis Investigation

    Cased Closed or Detective Conan as it’s known in Japan is a manga series by Gosho Aoyama. Having spawned an anime, a couple of movies and games the franchise makes its first installment on the Wii with Case Closed – One Truth Prevails: The Mirapolis Investigation utilizing motion and pointer capabilities of the Wii. Many […]

  • Anime: Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto ~ Natsu no Sora ~

    After watching through all of the episodes in this anime, it leaves me to think about how well crafted the whole series has been from start to finish so much so that I couldn’t just move on without writing my thoughts and impression on the whole series. Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na koto ~ Natsu […]

  • Wii: Taiko No Tatsujin Preview

    Taiko no Tatsujin is a popular franchise from Namco Bandai in Japan and marks it’s first installment on the Wii. The game, just released in Japan, comes with an interesting new Drum peripheral which plugs into the bottom of the Wii Remote and brings with it a load of new songs with familiar faces in […]

  • Happy New Year!

    With 2008 come and gone, we make some wishes for 2009 looking at the 3 major platforms in the current generation. NintendoThe past-What a year it has been for the Wii, with a lackluster E3 showing followed up with an excellent Media summit showcasing games to look forward to in 09. With no signs of […]

  • Wii: Let’s Tap Impressions

    Demonstrated at the Tokyo Game Show 08, Let’s Tap is a Wii exclusive from Sonic creator Yuji Naka’s studio Prope utilizing the Wii Remote in a brand new way. Let’s Tap uses the Wii Remote face down on a surface and detects vibrations using the remotes accelerometers. The game features a variety of mini games […]

  • XBLA: Braid

    Puzzle platforming by reversing time? Surprising and aspiring, such antics can be found in Braid, a download-able Live Arcade game from independent developer Johnathan Blow. The game features a hub of worlds devilishly devised to stump even the most veteran puzzle fans. With a side scroll 2D design does Braid sparkle with innovation and design […]

  • XBOX360: Mirror’s Edge

    Free-running/ Parkour is nothing that we haven’t seen already but combine that with a first person perspective and platforming elements and it’s a shines anew. Mirror’s Edge, a first person platforming game from the developers of the Battlefield Series DICE, sets to break new ground by combining genres which we’d never think would go together […]

  • XBOX360: Eternal Sonata

    Eternal Sonata is a sleeper title from the Sound Composer division turned developer of Tri Ace, Tri Crescendo. Released in 2007, the title focuses on the life of famed composer Frances Fredrick Chopin and manages to craft an original story around the composer and delivers a package that shines in production values. Tri Crescendo has […]

  • DS: Prince of Persia: The Fallen King

    Hitting the DS for the first time for the franchise, the Prince of Persia series is back re imagined for the Nintendo Portable. Headlining the DS version is Ubisoft Casablanca responsible for the handheld versions of Rayman Raving Rabbits and while the Next gen versions have been praised highly for it’s reinvented style how exactly […]

  • Film Executive Koala

    There comes a point in every Koala’s life when he ventures out into the working world and faces life’s problems. That’s exactly what happens in Executive Koala, a film by Minoru Kawasaki (Ultraman Tiga, The Calamari Wrestler) also known as the “King of Monster Suits”. The film, released in 2005 was originally panned by critics […]