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Grand Slam Tennis

Service with a smile…as long as you’re up for the challenge. This enjoyable pro tennis game simulates the sport incredibly well while offering a full court of gaming options including online, multiplayer, career and tournament play modes. Electronic Arts returns … Continue reading

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NCAA Football 11

This year, the college football stalwart improves yet again with flawless blending with real-world applications and user-created content. The real-time ESPN interface and online features make the most of the battles among the 120 featured schools. Electronic Arts blurs the … Continue reading

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The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road

Dorothy, The Lion, Tin Man, Strawman (a.k.a. Scarecrow), and Toto find their way into the Nintendo DS exclusive fantasy The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road guided by “The Great Wizard of Oz”, seasonal witches and some quirky … Continue reading

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Fifth Annual Amazon Prime Day Guide

Buy in July. If you don’t subscribe to this consumer mantra yet, then you should because by August sellers are already planning (and pricing) for the holidays. This year’s Prime Day event is two full days (48 hours), so Amazon … Continue reading

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The Beatles: Rock Band

Harmonix and Electronic Arts team up for a pleasant remediation of the Beatles’ music legacy in this quality PlayStation 3 game. This modern day classic has a 40-song base list with additional DLC available as players can go solo, play … Continue reading

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Beat City

Since coming to Beat City, Dame Isolde Minor and her Cacophony Corporation have taken away all the life, color, and excitement. Help the city come back to life with music in this Nintendo DS exclusive.  You play the game by … Continue reading

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Great combat continues with main heroine Samus Aran in Metroid Prime 3: Corruption – only available on the Nintendo Wii. As usual, Samus starts from ground zero, so players must amass abilities and power as you progress. She’s also a bounty hunter, … Continue reading

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The Sims 2 Pets

Electronic Arts and Maxis have done it again with this worthy Sims 2 addition full of challenges, fun and features in this popular life simulation series. This PC version allows you to create your own pet, breed, sell (approach another Sims and … Continue reading

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SimAnimals

Now, you and up to three other players can be Dr. Doolittle. SimAnimals (Wii) has impressive graphics and realistic animal movements support a free-roaming format full of unlockable elements and seemingly endless scenarios. Interactions with more than 30 species of … Continue reading

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Race Driver: Create & Race

This great racing game has high levels of content, customization and challenges. Players can shift through several different modes including the single player tours, multiplayer and online. The solid driving mechanics/navigation and some trial and error shortcuts can help players … Continue reading

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