This week in gaming

“The Stick of Truth” censored IGN UK has reported that Obsidian Entertainment’s newest game, “South Park: The Stick of Truth,” will be partially censored in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The portions removed include anal-probe sequences and two abortion sequences. These scenes will be replaced by an image background and a description text selected […]

Online functionality for Nintendo Wii and DS to be discontinued

Nintendo revealed today that the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, the service that facilitates online functionality in Wii and DS games, will be discontinued March 20. More information and a list of affected games can be found at Nintendo of America’s website. Games like “Mario Kart DS” on the DS handeld console and “Super Smash Bros. Brawl” on the […]

Rhythm and Motion

As the Nintendo Wii came out of the shadow of the Nintendo Revolution rumor, movement based gaming suddenly received a jolt of life on the home console. Games that were traditionally thought of as arcade titles and not feasible for the home environment were now entirely possible and encouraged. However, the gaming community began to […]