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Review: Rhythm Heaven Fever (Wii)

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I've kept a few neighbors awake at night shredding away on my plastic guitar, taking full advantage of just how far rhythm games have come. 

On the portable Nintendo DS, "Rhythm Heaven Fever" took me from toe-tapping to finger-tapping, keeping difficult beats in sync on a touchscreen. The gameplay was fitted for the device and added an addictive tempo to everyday...

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REVIEW: Fortune Street (WII)

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A Japanese favorite came to the United States for the holiday season. No, it wasn't a large city-stomping reptile, although it might may very well be the Godzilla of Monopoly-styled games.

The game features a cast of characters from both Nintendo's "Mario" and Square Enix's "Dragon Quest." I personally am unfamiliar with Dragon Quest but they are by no means an obscure...

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