Namco Bandai Turning Wii U Game Into A Free-to-Play Title

Tank! Tank! Tank! was one of the Wii U launch titles in all territories, but by looking at Miiverse activity it seems like the arcade game didn’t catch on at home in Japan. Tomorrow, Namco Bandai is taking a different approach with Tank! Tank! Tank!—they’re turning it into an upgradable demo

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Piracy: The Good, the Bad, and the Future

When we think of the term “piracy” in its modern sense, we tend to think of the morally reprehensible. Media moguls spent years combatting piracy by conjuring up disheveled images of thugs and depictions of malevolence, along with the line “You wouldn’t steal a car,” but this sort of propaganda couldn’t be farther from the truth. No longer is piracy an act of devestation performed only by the wicked, but as piracy’s negative outcome has weakened, its rates have proportionally skyrocketed.

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1UP’s Favorite Games of 2012: Rhythm Heaven Fever

1up.com: The original Rhythm Heaven’s (Rhythm Tengoku in Japan) lack of an American release stood as one of the great Game Boy Advance injustices of 2006, alongside the long-awaited Mother 3.

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Top 5 Games I Was Totally Sorta Ambivalent About In 2012, But Not Quite Really

kotaku.com.au: Ambivalence. I could take it or leave it. Zero need to vomit hyperbole.

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Piracy: The Good, the Bad, and the Future

When we think of the term “piracy” in its modern sense, we tend to think of the morally reprehensible.

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