Mar 152012
 

The Mad Bad Ad Show is a game show airing in the UK, and it involves people buzzing in. Believe it or not, the show has their contestants using Wiimotes as buzzers. This is never actually brought up as a point, but you can clearly see it’s a Wiimote! Thanks to The Stickman for the heads up!


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Mar 152012
 

- Move Pit with the circle pad or ABXY buttons
- Circle Pad Pro is an option as well
- Circle Pad Pro option is for lefties
- move the targeting reticule with the touch screen, D-pad or ABXY buttons
- another option screen lets you set what the rest of the buttons do

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Mar 152012
 

There’s no way FIFA Street could have merely been an additional mode in FIFA Soccer 12. The latter takes to the conventional styles of soccer, where setting up plays and well-timed crosses are the keys to victory. The former focuses on “the beautiful game,” where one player juggles a ball around with blinding grace, tricking an opponent into moving one direction while taking the ball in the other.

FIFA Street utilizes the Player Impact Engine found in FIFA 12, which relies more heavily on the physics of players and the ball instead of using only animations. It’s a good starting point for a game that, compared to other FIFA titles, spotlights soccer tricks more than ever. The end result, however, turns into a “FIFA lite” of sorts, with shoddy action frighteningly reminiscent of the problematic FIFA 12 demo.

Continue reading FIFA Street review: When players collide

JoystiqFIFA Street review: When players collide originally appeared on Joystiq on Thu, 15 Mar 2012 20:10:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Mar 152012
 

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Vanity is the subject of the next major update coming to Skyrim, which introduces new kill move animations for melee combat and some snazzy kill cams for ranged weapons and magic spells. If they look familiar in the video above, it’s because you already saw them during Todd Howard’s DICE 2012 keynote.

Of course, that’s not the entirety of the update. Smithing skill boosts now factor into forged item value, there’s a “better transition” when going underwater, and a variety of bugs and glitches are addressed. The full patch notes are over on the Bethesda Blog.

If you’re a PC player, you can play a beta version of the 1.5 update on Steam right now. All you have to do is go into your settings tab and opt in through the client. The update will be available for Xbox 360 and PS3 players “soon.”

JoystiqKill with greater variety and look good doing it in Skyrim’s 1.5 update originally appeared on Joystiq on Thu, 15 Mar 2012 20:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Mar 152012
 

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition hasn’t even been an official thing for 24 hours, and yet its sequel is already in the plan, according to the above tweet from Beamdog’s creative director Trent Oster. Beyond the fact that it exists, precise information regarding Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition is even slimmer than what we’ve got on Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition.

What we do know, however, is that both games will also include their respective expansion packs: Tales of the Sword Coast for Baldur’s Gate and Throne of Bhaal for Baldur’s Gate 2. The team at Overhaul Games is correcting issues with Baldur’s Gate‘s multiplayer, and there may even be a chance that your original save file could still work.

JoystiqBaldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition also in the works (plus bonus BG:EE details) originally appeared on Joystiq on Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:40:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Mar 152012
 

Kid Icarus: Uprising Offers

Club Nintendo members: Three free Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Idol cards – selection includes Great Reaper, Drill Arm, and Palutena (rare). Free S&H included, no coins required, limited quantity, while supplies last. Free Club Nintendo membership required.

Free 3D Classics Kid Icarus downloadable game with your Kid Icarus: Uprising pre-order (3DS, available March 23rd): Best Buy ($39.99, free S&H), Gamestop ($39.99), Amazon ($39.99, free S&H)

3DS Circle Pad Pro accessory ($19.99): Nintendo.com, Gamestop (currently backordered)

Amazon

Deal of the day: Tetris Axis (3DS, $14.99, 50% off)

Wii deals: Bit.Trip Complete (Wii, $19.99, 50% off), Kore Gang (Wii, $19.99, free S&H), Sin and Punishment: Star Successor (Wii, $14.95, 70% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Lost in Shadow (Wii, $11.98, 60% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Lost in Blue: Shipwrecked (Wii, $19.10, save $10.89), Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon (Wii, $19.99, free S&H), Resident Evil 4 (Wii, $9.99, 50% off), Phantom Brave: We Meet Again (Wii, $22.46, 44% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Shiren The Wanderer (Wii, $30.21, save $9.78, free S&H), Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love (Wii, $18.99, save $11.00, order fulfilled by Amazon), Opoona (Wii, $15.00, order fulfilled by Amazon), Rayman Origins with Amazon exclusive artbook (Wii, $29.87, free S&H, order fulfilled by Amazon)

DS deals: Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (DS, $13.04, 67% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Chrono Trigger (DS, $19.99, free S&H), Bomberman Land Touch! (DS, $21.99, save $13.00, order fulfilled by Amazon), Michael Jackson: The Experience (DS, $7.24, 64% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Puzzle Expedition (DS, $12.89, 57% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), De Blob 2 (DS, $9.99, 50% off), Zendoku (DS, $7.50, 62% off), Away Shuffle Dungeon (DS, $9.99, 50% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Gormiti: The Lords of Nature! (DS, $8.88, 56% off), Solatorobo: Red the Hunter (DS, $16.20, 54% off), Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes (DS, $13.10, 56% off, free S&H), Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride (DS, $13.04, 67% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Monster Tale (DS, $10.99, 45% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia (DS, $20.99, order fulfilled by Amazon)

3DS deals: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (3DS, $29.99, save $10.00, free S&H), Shinobi (3DS, $16.49, 59% off, order fulfilled by Amazon), Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights (3DS, $19.96, save $10.03)

Gamestop

Gamestop coupon codes: 10% off purchases of in-stock games and accessories totaling $89.99 or more. Excludes consoles, sale items, and DLC. Expires 4/3. Use code SHAMROCK during checkout.; 10% off in-stock PS Vita and 3DS games priced $39.99 or more. Excludes pre-orders, select sale items, and DLC. Expires 4/3. Use code LUCKY during checkout.

Gamestop: $10 off LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 games; Bit.Trip Saga (3DS, $19.99 new, save $10.00), Bit.Trip Complete (Wii, $19.99 new, save $10.00), Jaws: Ultimate Predator (3DS, $19.99 new, save $10.00), Crush 3D (3DS, $19.99 new, save $15.00, Gamestop exclusive)

Gamestop pre-order offer: Free artbook with your Xenoblade Chronicles pre-order (Wii, $49.99, available April 6th)

Other Offers

Best Buy: Buy 2 pre-owned games, get a third free (free S&H); Free $20 gift card with the purchase of a black Nintendo Wii system with New Super Mario Bros. game and Galaxy soundtrack bundle ($149.99, free S&H); Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii, $29.99, save $20.00, free S&H)

Target: $20 giftcard with select Nintendo Wii hardware bundles; Flame Red 3DS system with Super Mario 3D Land bundle ($179.99, save $20.00)

Toys R Us: Free sticker book with the purchase of PokePark 2: Wonders Beyond (Wii, $49.99); Buy 1, Get 1 50% off all Mario video games and accessories – includes Donkey Kong Country Returns, Fortune Street, Diddy Kong Racing, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, many more.

Walmart bundles: Black Wii system with New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Galaxy soundtrack, Just Dance 2, and Just Dance 3 bundle ($169.00), Free game and game case with 3DS base system purchase ($169.00) – game selection includes Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Shadow Wars, Rabbids in Time 3D, and more. Systems available in Cosmo Black, Aqua Blue, Pearl Pink, and Flame Red.

Walmart X-For-$ deals: 3 Nintendo 3DS games for $30, 4 Nintendo DS games for $20, 4 Nintendo Wii games for $20, 2 Nintendo Wii games for $30, 2 Nintendo DS games for $30

Thanks to GrubberGamer for the heads up!


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