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Dolphin Version 5 Released, Improves Compatibility With Hundreds of Games

Dolphin Emulator

The fifth version of the Dolphin Wii / Gamecube emulator was released just prior to this weekend and it packs a number of enhancements that will surely have the emulation community ecstatic for the foreseeable future. Version 5 is the first major release in sometime, Dolphin 4.0 was finalized all the way back in September 2013. A bump up in version number isn’t superfluous, the developers behind have used the last 24+ months to increase the emulation of hundreds...

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Pandora’s Tower Shipping Today And New Trailer

The Wii is getting a new JRPG today and we’re eager to see Xseed’s latest title! Following the journey of Aeron as he collects the flesh of boss monsters known as masters to free the cursed Elena from turning into a monster herself. It’s a bit of a grusome task since she must eat the flesh of these monsters to break the curse. Definitely it’s a twist on the regular story line of saving a maiden in...

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Pandora’s Tower Dated for April 16th

Nearly two years after hitting Wiis in Japan, Pandora’s Tower will hit North American Wii systems in just a few weeks. XSEED Games has finsihed localizing the game and the Wii-exclusive JRPG will hit store shelves on April 16. Developed in Japan by Ganbarion together with Nintendo, Pandora’s Tower takes the familiar maiden in distress theme and turns it on its head, asking the protagonist to slay over a dozen giant monsters and collect their flesh in...

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First U.S. Trailer For Pandora’s Tower

The folks at Xseed are bringing Pandora’s Tower states side and it’s sounding good! Personally I like the voice acting in this first U.S. version trailer. The story focuses on A young ex-mercenary named Aeron trying to break the curse on Elena, a singer his heart has been pledged to. She will turn into a monster unless Aeron can obtain the flesh of twelve masters in the towers, seemingly the ones located in The Scar. Elena must...

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Canada Is Thinking Smaller With The Wii Mini On December 7

Nintendo has officially confirmed that Canada will be receiving the Wii Mini: a $99.99 version of the Wii, but with no GameCube compatibility, no Internet connectivity, and less size. The whole package will come with a red Nunchuk, a red Wiimote Plus controller, power adapter, sensor bar, and standard composite cable. Canadians can expect the Wii Mini to arrive on December 7, just in time for some early holiday shopping. You can definitely tell that the Wii...

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Ubisoft Were The Big Winners of Amazon’s Black Friday Weekend

With Black Friday sales currently being tallied up at the writing of this article, one fact has been confirmed, Ubisoft have been successful this past weekend on arguably the best online store on the Internet. According to data from Cowen & Company, the French video game company pulled away with massive sales this Black Friday weekend, with Just Dance and Assassin’s Creed III in the top 20. On record, the Just Dance franchise have always had a...

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Nintendo Wii U is Region Locked

Oh, Nintendo. Why do you go and make something awesome and then decide to pull things like this. If you have been catching up on the latest and greatest news on the Nintendo Wii U, then you will know that Famitsu just put out an article regarding the Wii U. They have reported that Nintendo’s newest addition to your living room not feature the ability to play games outside of the US and Canada. So, if you...

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No Nintendo Wii U News in September?

If you got to watch the Nintendo Direct this morning, we bet you were probably a little disappointed by the outcome: No Wii U information. You did get a slew of new 3DS information, however. But, today Nintendo president: Satora Iwata killed any hope that information will be during the conference on his Twitter (if you can read that, then you are a wizard) feed: There are more than a few people who are thinking, ‘There will be a...

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Rumor: Nintendo Wii U Launch Date Leaked? [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Kotaku has an update to a story they posted about the Nintendo Wii U release. PDP Community Manager: Candice Hinton wrote: “At this time we can’t confirm Nintendo’s dates and we don’t know exactly what was heard, but we simply do not know that this point. We are launching accessories, but the date for the accessories doesn’t mean a confirmation on the hardware. If you seek confirmation on the date that is something that is going...

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Madden NFL 13 | Review

Just as the sun always comes up in the morning, there’s a new Madden game out every year. Back when Madden NFL 12 was released, I heard some people mutter the words, “another year, another Madden.” Admittedly, I haven’t played a Madden game in a while (in fact, the last game I played was 2005!), but this year’s edition definitely feels like it tries to break the mold that’s built up on the franchise over the years.

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Complete Roster For WWE’13 Revealed

At a fan event on Saturday, THQ along with WWE and IGN unveiled the complete roster for THQ’s annual wrestling game installment WWE’13. Starting from being called Smackdown to Smackdown vs Raw to now WWE, the thq wrestling games are staples to the sports genre video games as the latest Madden, NBA and MLB games.  

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Celebrate The Olympics With NBA 2K13

It’s the 20th anniversary of the USA’s “Dream Team” for the Basketball event at the Olympics, and 2K Games is celebrating by including the 1992 and 2012 teams in NBA 2K13. Jay-Z, the executive producer behind 2K13, states that he made the decision to have these two crews in the game so that people could settle “one of the greatest sports debates of our time.” I’ve never heard people hype up the 2012 team, and probably for...

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Black Wii-U Spotted @ E3

Nintendo gave us a small hint of what may be coming in today’s E3 Press briefing — a black Wii-U with Gamepad is on stage. Looks nice! Nintendo’s show begins in a mere 5 minutes — stay tuned to Broken Joysticks for all the news as it is announced.

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