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Biggest Surprise: Tie between Little Big Planet and Mirror’s Edge

Biggest Disappointment: Guitar Hero: World Tour’s loud-ass drums

2008 Game I’ll Play in 2009: Left 4 Dead

2008 in a Sentence: Build-your-own co-operative indie first-person rhythm action-shooter platformer (with mini-games!)

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Say the word “hacking” and it conjures up images of soldering irons, complicated computer configurations and Keanu Reeves from The Matrix. Fortunately, you don’t need any of those things to run cool homebrew software that will play old-school games or MP3s on your Wii.

Armed with an SD card, a computer with an SD card slot (or adapter), a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, it’s just a matter of following these four simple steps to turn your plain old Wii system into something more Wii-tastic.

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I list the best re-interpretations of the iconic level, from other games to artistic cakes.

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(And Three Reasons it Still Sucks)

It’s hard to forget the original Nokia N-Gage, the taco-shaped smartphone slash game system that challenged the Game Boy Advance in 2003. In short, it flopped. Nintendo’s handheld system continued to outsell it by 100-to-1 and retailers offered $100 rebates to get the N-Gage out of their stockrooms.

So imagine our surprise when Nokia announced that the N-Gage would live again as a piece of software that can be downloaded onto your phone. We put a beta version of the new gaming platform through its paces to see whether you should trade in your cell phone and Nintendo DS for this all-in-one entertainment package.

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Ever since Nintendo’s Game & Watch handheld electronic games (1980-1991), playing games no longer meant being tethered to a TV. Gaming sans TV often means being far from the electricity-granting power cord that can deliver unlimited play time. As a result, on-the-go gamers have to obsessively watch the clock — and the battery power indicator — to see how many more precious gaming minutes they have left. Here are nine easy ways tips keeping that Nintendo DS or PSP chugging as long as possible.

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A die-hard console gamer since the age of five, Media Coverage dives bravely into the world of PC gaming journalism to see what he can extract from its vile innards.

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In a special Valentine’s Day edition, Media Coverage looks at how game journalists balance their love of gaming with their love for that special someone in their lives.

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Media Coverage sweeps out a bunch of detritus that’s accumulated during a surprisingly busy first quarter of 2008. GameSpot, Fox News and more make the list…

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The newly promoted Gamespot EIC talks about taking the reins of one of game journalism’s oldest and most recognized web sites. And yes, Jeff Gerstmann does come up.

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Media Coverage talks with the host of Spike TV’s GameTrailers TV about web video, the VGAs and Fox News. Also, the Foo Fighters come up at one point.

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