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Red Steel 2 premier trailer fails to impress

The recent issue of Nintendo Power magazine features the follow-up to the highly successful but critically slammed Red Steel franchise. It seems like Red Steel 2 is a reboot of the franchise as it has ditched the streets of modern day Japan for a futuristic setting that seems like its one part Mad Max and one part Takashi Miike.  The player now assumes the role of a sword wielding gun toting cowboy who is of course is on some quest for revenge and other such cliché story elements.

Big Smile Reviews: Tetris Party

Originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov in June 1985, Tetris has become one of the most played and well known video games ever made. The game has been ported and remixed for essentially any modern device that requires a display screen. Video game consoles, computer operating systems, graphing calculators, mobile phones, portable media players, PDAs and even wrist watches. 

Warner Bros. Interactive announces Lego Rock Band

For awhile it seemed like Electronic Arts, MTV Games and Harmonix would be treating the Rock Band license with some class and dignity and not run it into the ground like Activision has with the Guitar Hero franchise.  Well it seems like today is when Rock Band is one step closer to going the way of Guitar Hero with the announcement of Lego Rock Band.

The press release from Warner Bros. Interactive describes the game as:

“will allow families, tweens and teens to experience a wild journey to rock stardom where they can "Build a Band and Rock the Universe"

Wii doubles up on its' shoe game

Right on the heels of their latest Blazer and Air Force 2 releases we reported on a few weeks back, come Nike x Wii's second attempt at a very promising collaboration. Both embody the clean cut lines we all  enjoy on the Wii. Hopefully this will inspire a 360 shoe and more PlayStation 3 variants in coming months.

What do you think of these collaboration? Would you spend a $100+ to see these on your feet? Leave a comment and tell us your opinion below.

Edios launches MiniNinja developer forum

With recent news on MiniNinjas many have been speculating as to what this game will play like. The game is from Eidos the creators of Hitman and Kane & Lynch. This departure from the normally action packed gun play games they are known for producing should be an interesting one.

Big Smile Reviews: Nintendo DSi Review

The Nintendo DSi is finally here. It allows you to edit sound, photos, surf the Internet and connect with other DSi users. But is it worth upgrading from your old DS lite? Join Diifii for a look at the ins and outs of the new DSi hardware.

"Grudge" director announces "Feel" for the Wii

In the latest issue of the Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu it was announced that director Takashi Shimizu, best known for directing "The Grudge", will be working on a new horror game for the Wii called "Feel". Based on the screens in Famitsu it seems like Shimizu's influence is clearly seen in the project since it has the standard "creepy Japanese girl with hair covering her face" complete with some bloody arms.

Big Smile Reviews: Madworld

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Question: What's black, white and red all over?

Answer: Madworld for the Nintendo Wii!

Diifii is here to take a look at the most violent Wii game made to date! He'll take you through the basic combat controls, environmental death traps and of course finish moves.

What do you think of Madworld? Would this game translate well to other consoles? Is Nintendo trying to attract more hardcore and adult gamers?

Big Smile Reviews: GTA Chinatown Wars

Selling drugs, killing hookers, stealing cars and killing cops are on the agenda today. Ride shotgun with Diifii as he takes you through GTA Chinatown Wars!

Don't let the pint size of the DS put you off. Sure the DS isn't the most graphicaly powerful handheld on the market, but Difii we'll demo some of the special touch features that make this game a refreshing welcome to the GTA franchise.


Big Smile Reviews: Animal Crossing Online

After a month on the shelf, Diifii and some of his YouTube subscribers head online to check out Animal Crossing for the Wii!

There's buried treasure, suspense, a guy named Sergio and of course plenty of frog on game action.

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