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The Princess Is In Another Freakin’ Castle?

Last month, I had one burning question for Mario Bros. creator, Mr. Shigeru Miyamoto. I asked him why Princess Peach isn’t a playable character in the new Mario game, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, which was just released yesterday.

He said:

Well, originally I thought it would be nice to have Princess Peach in there as a playable

Exclusive Launch Trailer, Screenshots for Tony Hawk: RIDE

Tony Hawk has become a staple in the gaming industry over the years and Tony Hawk: RIDE marks the 10th iteration of the Birdman’s signature video game. TECHLAND has obtained exclusive screenshots, trailer and packaging art for RIDE, which launches on 11/17.

We’ll be interviewing Tony later on today, so look for that video …

Judge Rules in Favor of Apple in Psystar Case

The ongoing legal battle between Apple and Psystar has swung in Apple’s favor after U.S. District Judge William Alsup’s determined that “Psystar’s use of Mac OS X has been in excess and has violated Apple’s copyrights.” Apple and Psystar will once again enter court on December 14 to remedy the following: (1) breach of …

The Post About the Relaunch

Dear Nerd World Reader,

This post is to inform you that next Monday, November 16th, Nerd World as you know it will cease to exist. The sparkling nerd-humor, topical nerd wit and incisive nerd commentary that are the only things that make your lives on this bleak orb we know as Earth worth living will no longer appear in the format to …

Rapture: 10 Years Later (Lev and I Freak Out Over BioShock 2)

Raise your hand if the original BioShock title from 2K gave you the heebie-jeebies. It’s okay, no one can see how much of a weenie you are on the Internets if you raise your hand. I promise. Just the thought of certain splicers gives me goosebumps. So you can imagine my apprehension at the prospect of reentering Rapture at any point in …

American McGee’s Return of Alice Trailer

Lev and I are both big fans of McGee’s original Alice and over the weekend a trailer for the sequel hit the Web. It looks absolutely batsh*t crazy. The Return of Alice is slated for a 2011 launch on the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. Let’s talk about what happened…

Update: It turns out that this is a fan made trailer that American and Spicy …

Interview: Warren Spector x Disney Epic Mickey

Last week we sat down with Warren Spector and spoke to him about his upcoming project: Disney Epic Mickey. The artwork looks amazing despite the Wii’s lackluster graphics capabilities. This is a Mickey that we’ve never seen before. It’s a radical change for Disney from what Spector told us. We also learned that Warren is a huge …

New Bioshock 2 Trailer

It’s above.

Everything’s bigger, faster, louder — in other words very sequel-y. But it’s still about moral choices, people. You’re not actually supposed to enjoy incinerating splicers with your awesome plasmids!

The Top 10 Games of 2009

The other day Peter and I were floating around on our hoversofas being fed grapes by our sexy robot servants when the question of the year’s top 10 games came up.

It seems ridiculously early in the year, but for various reasons having to do with the exciting field of magazine production, we have to start thinking about it.

So here …

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