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Action, DS, Reviews, Role Playing Game
DS Review: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates

Crystal Chronicles always tends to feel like Final Fantasy-lite– a little simpler, a little cuter, and a little more more…

DS, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, PlayStation 3, PSP, Sony, Wii, Xbox 360
February 2008 NPD Data

Call of Duty 4 once again leads the pack in software sales. The NPD numbers are in for February and both Microsoft and Sony more…

DS, Previews, Role Playing Game
DS Preview: Etrian Odyssey 2

If there is one thing that Etrian Odyssey 2, a.k.a. Sekaiju no Meikyu II, succeeds in doing, it is throwing in additional more…

Action, Adventure, Driving, DS, First Person, First Person Shooter, Genre, Microsoft, MMO, Music, News, Nintendo, Party, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Political, PSP, Role Playing Game, Simulation, Sony, Sports, Strategy, Third Person, Third Person Shooter, Wii, Xbox 360
Gaming Trends Part 4: Reviewing Reviews

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been noticing quite a few themes that have been making their way through the industry. more…

Action, DS, News, Nintendo, Previews
There Was a Farmer Had A Dog: Bangai-O Was Its Name-O

The fine folks at Treasure, who gave the world the classic Gunstar Heroes for Sega Genesis, have a new dual-screen shooter more…

DS, Events, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PSP, Sony, Wii, Xbox 360
GDC 08: Ripten’s Pictrospective

Now that the Game Developers Conference 2008 has come and gone, we here at Ripten are taking a look back on the past week more…

DS, News, Nintendo
Hands-On: Spore DS Character Creation

I tap ‘n dragged some long skinny arms onto my oblong-bodied creature and watched on the top screen as his animations more…

DS, Events, Microsoft, Mobile, News, Nintendo, Sony
GDC 08: Day Two

Unlike most sequels, the Game Developers Conference Day 2 did not suck. The Ripten crew actually did stuff today! Amazing! more…

DS, News
Anno 1701: Released Early or Street Date Broken?

According to several sources, Anno 1701: Dawn of Discovery isn’t set for release until March 4th, but Wal-Mart and NeoGAF more…

DS, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, PlayStation 3, PSP, Sony, Wii, Xbox 360
January NPD: PS3 Outsells Xbox 360 and DS

According to the January NPD numbers, the PS3 outperformed expectations and did extremely well in sales, outselling the Xbox more…

Action, Adventure, Driving, DS, First Person, First Person Shooter, Genre, Microsoft, MMO, Music, News, Nintendo, Party, PC, PlayStation 3, Political, PSP, Role Playing Game, Simulation, Sony, Sports, Strategy, Third Person, Third Person Shooter, Wii, Xbox 360
Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ 11th Annual Acheivement Awards

Awards are given out each year for video games by most news outlets across the world, some we look forward to, and others we more…

DS, Mobile, News, Nintendo, PC, Strategy
Will Wright To Gamers: Get PC Ready

At the tail end of last year there were many voices asking if 2007 had been the best year in gaming history. Regardless of more…

DS, Events, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PSP, Sony, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360
Nine Months Old & Still Kicking, Thank You

This is not much of a news post, but as my fellow writers and I get ready to attend GDC this year, I can’t help but think of more…

DS, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, PC, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PSP, SEGA, Sony, Wii, Xbox 360
Six Cute Animals Overload On Games

There are plenty of cutesy videogame characters–Sonic, Pikachu, Parappa, and LocoRoco come to mind. But what happens when more…

DS, Genre, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PSP, Sony, Sports, Wii, Xbox 360
EA Extends Exclusive NFL License To 2013 – “Ain’t Life A Bitch?”

The news out of Redwood, CA is in, and it doesn’t look good for fans of NFL branded videogame football. The contract end date more…