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About bananaoomarang

Indie games obsessed, interested in how the medium is expanding, uninterested in how Call Of Duty still exists. On Twitter here: http://twitter.com/bananaoomarang

Wii U Press Event, NYC, Sept 13th

Nintendo are reportedly holding a press event in New York City on the 13th of September. We can expect it to be a similar deal to the similar event held in honour of the 3DS a couple of years ago. … Continue reading

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Nintendo Power Powers Down

Nintendo Power, a much loved magazine that has run from 1988 as the official magazine of Nintendo in the US, is to cease publication as of the near future. Exactly how many more issues will run going forward is as … Continue reading

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Review: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

OK, I’m going to start off this review by saying that I’m a huge fan of Zelda. I have been a huge fan of Zelda for a Very. Long. Time. But this review is going to come across as surprisingly … Continue reading

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One To Watch: Reset

The debut of a small, indie, studio based in FInland, Theory Interactive, comes the intriguing Reset. With a team of only two you might expect the game to have corners cut in all the usual places, ie: graphics. Well…. All of that was in … Continue reading

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EU court Rules End-user Digital Re-sale Mandatorily Legal

The EU court of justice has ruled that end-users must be able to re-sell their digital purchases, for instance a game bought from Steam or on iOS. This comes out of a law suit against ‘UsedSoft’, a company that makes … Continue reading

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Why Cut-scenes Are Silly

Tetsuya Takahashi, the director of the recent Xenoblade Chronicles for the Wii, said just before the game’s release over here in the UK, in an Iwata Asks interview (an interview conducted by Nintendo), that he saw cut-scenes as a “creative … Continue reading

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