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Nintendo & PDP to Release Gamecube-Inspired Wii U Controllers

Nintendo & PDP to Release Gamecube-Inspired Wii U Controllers Are you one of those Smash Bros. players who finds it better to play with a Gamecube controller than anything Nintendo has to offer (I know I am)? Well you are in luck! Today Nintendo announced that they will be partnering with the third party gaming accessories manufacturer PDP to create a line of...
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CC Guide for Gamers on New Year’s Eve 2013

CC Guide for Gamers on New Year’s Eve 2013 As the end of 2013 is soon approaching, it is of great importance that gamers plan ahead for the New Year’s Eve celebration. Capsule Computers have constructed a resourceful guide for ending this year in-game. Console Wars: It is important for players to choose consoles suited to their...
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Shadow Of The Eternals Kickstarter campaign put on hold

Shadow Of The Eternals Kickstarter campaign put on hold While the Kickstarter campaign for the successor to Eternal Darkness is soon to vanish, those eagerly awaiting the game, entitled Shadow of the Eternals have nothing to fear. Despite a very slow uptake in financial backing, the games developer, Precursor, have announced some “exciting new developments”,...
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F-Zero AX discovered within F-Zero GX ten years later

F-Zero AX discovered within F-Zero GX ten years later It has been 10 years since the legendary Gamecube iteration of F-Zero was released and after all those years F-Zero GX has been hiding one major secret. A group of hackers have discovered that the F-Zero GX game disc also houses F-Zero AX the arcade racing game that had memory card connectivity with GX. The...
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The Gaming Connection Episode 5 – Mario Kart Tournament Sydney

The Gaming Connection Episode 5 – Mario Kart Tournament Sydney   Welcome to the fifth episode of The Gaming Connection with me as your host, Benjamin “LinkageAX” Webb. This week we look at the Mario Kart Tournament held in Sydney a couple of weeks ago. What happened at the tournament? The tournament was an opportunity for gaming websites and their...
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Nintendo’s Mario Kart Tournament Results!

Nintendo’s Mario Kart Tournament Results! Sorry to tease…but this did not happen. *Sigh* Last night, a few of our editors (myself included) and community members attended the first ever Australian Mario Kart Tournament event held by Nintendo. And I have…not so great news…we didn’t win. But more on who did later. The event...
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Hyrule Historia Sells More Than 50 Shades of Gray

Hyrule Historia Sells More Than 50 Shades of Gray The unreleased and upcoming encylopaedia Zelda, The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, has already taken the top spot on the Amazon book listing with two days of it being available for pre-purchase. The book on the top spot of this chart before that was the erotic literature fanfiction novel: Master of the...
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Hyrule Historia Pre-Order Now Available

Hyrule Historia Pre-Order Now Available Amazon have very recently listed the upcoming book from Dark Horse and Nintendo: The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia. The book is an endorsed product from Nintendo that is essentially an encyclopedia for all things The Legend of Zelda. The Amazon listing has the Pre-Order price currently set to $20.99,...
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Hyrule Historia Translated By Darkhorse Confirmed

Hyrule Historia Translated By Darkhorse Confirmed So this is a story that I’ve been following all day and have yet to see any kind of actual confirmation on. But a site called Gengame has reported that there will be a translated edition of the somewhat official The Legend of Zelda encyclopaedia – The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia. The...
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How hard is it to develop on each console?

How hard is it to develop on each console?   Recently an interesting thread opened up on reddit about Game development, it posed the question “Describe what developing for each console you’ve developed for is like”, I don’t think anyone expected some sort of awesome response. But programmer Cory Bloyd...
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Top 5 Games That Absolutely Have To Be Played This Easter

Top 5 Games That Absolutely Have To Be Played This Easter Easter time, the time of year where we celebrate Christ’s respawn into the land of the living. This holiday is a coming together of friends and family under the sanctity of religion, God and the other holy spirits. Us here at Capsule Computers have gathered what we believe to be the top-most games...
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GameStop to no longer take GameCube trade-ins on April 2nd

GameStop to no longer take GameCube trade-ins on April 2nd If, for whatever reason, you decide that you don’t want to stare at your GameCube as it collects dust in your closet or on your entertainment center then you better hurry, GameStop will soon stop accepting trade-ins of the GameCube console as well as all GameCube games and accessories. Well, not like...
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100 Games You Must Play – Part 9

100 Games You Must Play – Part 9 Let’s take a trip back in time: right back to the old days of December 2011, when this segment was supposed to be finishing up. What was the world like back then? What games did our ancestors need to play? Has the list changed in the months since? No. No it hasn’t. But hey, why stop our terrible...
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Video Game Tech: 8 Generations of Console Gaming

Video Game Tech: 8 Generations of Console Gaming While the Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 still have a lot left in them, the companies behind them are already developing their next generation of video game platforms. After the feats of the current generation of consoles, it’s both difficult and exciting to imagine what’s next for video games. The PS Vita...
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100 Games You Must Play Before You Die – Part 8

100 Games You Must Play Before You Die – Part 8 Christmas is a time for stuffing your face and disregarding such pettiness as diets, moderation and manners, and in that spirit, our 100 Games You Must Play segment is a veritable feast this week. We’ve got some modern  classics fresh off the vine, which are sure to leave a lingering sweetness on the...
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Zelda X Tetris

Zelda X Tetris Upon it’s release, The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time consistently amazed, impressed and surprised gamers, earning it a legendary status. Still today after countless ports and releases, the legend lives on and still amazes, impresses and surprises. Around this time last year one of the most...
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Konami Launches Metal Gear Solid Website

Konami Launches Metal Gear Solid Website Konami has launched an official website for the Metal Gear Solid franchise today, unifying the game universe with exclusive interactive features such as a media player to show off all the newest game trailers, gameplay footage and production team updates. Fans can even pre-order the upcoming titles, Metal...
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Soul Calibur Guest Characters: Timeline

Soul Calibur Guest Characters: Timeline With the recent announcement that Ezio Auditore from the Assassin’s Creed franchise is set to appear as a playable character in Soul Calibur V, fighting game fanatics have been ecstatic worldwide. These days having a random playable guest character appear in a fighting game has become somewhat of an...
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Shigeru Miyamoto Accepts Spike VGA 2011 Hall of Fame Award

Shigeru Miyamoto Accepts Spike VGA 2011 Hall of Fame Award Today video gaming legend Shigeru Miyamoto accepted the Spike VGA 2011 Hall of fame Award for his work on the classic franchise The Legend of Zelda. Holding the award above his head much like Link when he found the master sword, an emotional Miyamoto thanked the fans on behalf of both himself and Nintendo...
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Why Is Videogame Wildlife So Hostile?

Why Is Videogame Wildlife So Hostile? For as long as videogames have been around, gamers everywhere have been tasked with the eradication of many evils. Some are invaders from space, while others are soldiers from within our realm. Why is it then that the wildlife in many games are all so very vicious? Maybe it’s because, as gamers, we...
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PETA’s Next Game Targets

PETA’s Next Game Targets While they’ve never lifted a finger to stop the slaughter of trillions of virtual humans in games like Battlefield and Call of Duty, PETA have attacked certain games for apparently promoting cruelty to animals. Did you ever stop to think about the awful conditions that virtual turkey you prepare in...
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The Legacy of the Gamecube

The Legacy of the Gamecube It was 10 years ago on this date that Nintendo’s most neglected child was released. The Nintendo Gamecube went on the become Nintendo’s most financially unsuccessful console to date. Many contribute this lack of success to the kiddy image of the console or lack-of-innovation with hardware. Both...
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100 games you must play before you die – Part 6

100 games you must play before you die – Part 6 Another installment in the series, again with a wide array of games for every gamer! We must stress: the games are in no particular order. To see the games 1 – 10, please click here. To see the games 11 – 20, please click here. To see the games 21 – 30, please click here. To see the games...
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2D vs 3D: The Future of Video Games

2D vs 3D: The Future of Video Games 2.5D graphics-it’s like old school with a modern twist. Is this the future? It may be hard to believe but when you think about it, video games are still in a very experimental stage and for the most part are still trying to understand the concept of using 3D graphics. Many of our favorite franchises...
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Looking for a challenge…..

Looking for a challenge….. Here I am reminiscing again and thought I’d make a small list of a few games you might like to try if you are looking for a true challenge. It is PS1 onwards as there are just way too many older NES, SNES, Master System and Megadrive games to count such as Contra, Alienstorm, Zelda II to name but a very...
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100 games you must play before you die – Part Two

100 games you must play before you die – Part Two Continuing on from the first ten games from our list of 100 games you must play before you die, we introduce to you the next installment. These games are a mix of the new and old, and the great and the terrible, but these are ten more games you absolutely must play before you kick the bucket. Just a...
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