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Epic Mickey (Wii) - due out Holiday 2010
Sunday, 8 Aug, 2010 – 11:03 | No Comment
Epic Mickey (Wii) - due out Holiday 2010

Announced way back in October 2009, Epic Mickey is one of Disney’s latest gaming titles, and is coming exclusively for the Wii in 2010.
Whilst the prospect of a Disney game may make some Wii owner’s …

New Super Mario Bros. Wii Review
Sunday, 13 Dec, 2009 – 19:32 | 5 Comments
New Super Mario Bros. Wii Review

Price: £32-£35

Wi-Fi: No

Players: 1-4

Age: 3+

Developer: Nintendo
Release Date: 20/11/09

Firstly, an admission of guilt.
A few months ago I made the gravest of mistakes…..I underestimated the power of a first party Nintendo game. Having played NSMB for …

Game devs taking the Pii?
Friday, 5 Dec, 2008 – 9:13 | 2 Comments
Game devs taking the Pii?

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With my Wii currently resting at Nintendo Hospital, and my Xbox being taken over by Viva Pinata players, I’ve been doing a bit of research. Using this nifty site I found last week, …

A short time ago, in a Nottinghamshire town far, far away….
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2008 – 19:34 | No Comment
A short time ago, in a Nottinghamshire town far, far away….

A short time ago, in a Nottinghamshire town far, far away….
….I started writing this blog
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Well if the title hasn’t given away the topic of this blog then you must be deeply uncultured (in …

Completionism
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2008 – 19:29 | One Comment
Completionism

Now I’m guessing that the below video will bring out similar, rage building feelings in a lot of others just like it does for me. It took me hours upon hours to finish the Purple …

Class based gaming
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2008 – 19:27 | 9 Comments
Class based gaming

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Right, now it’s a bit of a vague blog title (one which may lead you to believe that the Queen is accepting challenges on SSBB), so I’d better explain what I mean. Whilst …

Realistic Vs Abstract
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2008 – 19:27 | 2 Comments
Realistic Vs Abstract

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Another day, another question, another poll.
Now this isn’t intended to spark off another graphics debate by any means, but I’d like to see what people prefer when it comes to the concept of …

The evolution of voice chat
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2008 – 19:25 | One Comment
The evolution of voice chat

Looking back, it seems that the introduction of voice chat to gaming was an inevitable step. Faster internet connections meant that voice chat features could be easily implemented without affecting the online side of things …

What makes a good video game?
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2008 – 19:18 | One Comment
What makes a good video game?

It’s a conundrum that has plagued mankind since the beginning of time (the Big Bang was actually God attempting to destroy his copy of James Pond II) however today, WiiTalk will attempt to answer this …