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Hands, More Like Stylus, On Ivy The Kiwi?

By Spencer . April 14, 2010 . 7:51pm

If this were any other platformer you would move the Kiwi with the D-pad and, perhaps, jump with A. But, you can’t directly move the Kiwi in Ivy the Kiwi?.

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Let’s Go Golf With Sega

By Spencer . April 12, 2010 . 10:43pm

Sega, maybe… perhaps, is giving the Let’s series a second chance with a golfing game.

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Ivy the Kiwi? Power Play Video?

By Spencer . April 2, 2010 . 10:39am

I thought Ivy the Kiwi? would be like Kirby’s Canvas Curse, but Prope’s game, when skillfully played, is lightning fast.

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Ivy The Kiwi? Presented On Consoles By Prope And Namco Bandai

By Spencer . February 4, 2010 . 8:48am

Yuji Naka’s studio Prope is bringing Ivy the Kiwi? to the Wii and Nintendo DS, but Sega isn’t publishing it. Namco Bandai picked up Ivy the Kiwi? and are packaging it as a retail game.

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Prope Porting Ivy The Kiwi To Nintendo DS And Wii

By Spencer . February 2, 2010 . 9:18pm

After Let’s Tap, Yuji Naka’s studio went to work on Ivy the Kiwi?, a Kirby: Canvas Curse style adventure for Windows mobile phones… which is also coming to Wii and Nintendo DS.

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Yuji Naka Making Games For Windows Phones

By Spencer . December 7, 2009 . 5:39pm

We covered Naoto Ohshima. What about his fellow co-woker, Yuji Naka? After porting Let’s Tap to iPhones, Prope started working on a game for Windows phones.

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Let’s Tap On The iPhone

By Spencer . September 18, 2009 . 10:13am

Prope’s quirky tapping game is now on the iPhone. Well, part of it. Let’s Tap: Tap Runner, arguably the best game in Let’s Tap, is available now.

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Let’s Party Appears To Be Let’s Tap’s Sequel

By Spencer . August 11, 2009 . 9:02am

Despite weak sales in Japan, Sega took a chance and released Prope’s “future tapping game” in North America. It didn’t get much attention here either, but Sega isn’t giving up on their series of Let’s games.

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What Do I Tap On, Sega?

By Spencer . June 17, 2009 . 6:47am

Let’s Tap reacts to gentle vibrations when the Wii remote is placed on a platform. That’s why Sega bundled the game with two silly looking, but surprisingly useful cardboard boxes in Japan.

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Let’s Catch Caught Traveling Overseas… With Virtual On?

By Spencer . February 24, 2009 . 8:47am

We know Sega is bringing Let’s Tap here this summer, but what about Prope’s WiiWare game Let’s Catch? Nothing official for North America yet. but Let’s Catch was rated by the OFLC in Australia. Chances seem pretty good that we will see an English version and toss baseballs with aliens here too. Can’t say I’m […]

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Summer Time Is Tapping Time

By Spencer . February 3, 2009 . 9:05am

As predicted Sega is bringing Let’s Tap abroad. Prope’s first retail project is slated to come out here and Europe sometime this summer. Let’s Tap isn’t a single Wii game, it’s a package of four different games plus a set of visualizers that are played by tapping on a cardboard box holding a Wii remote. […]

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Let’s Try Let’s Tap

By Spencer . January 21, 2009 . 3:01pm

Poor Let’s Tap. While novel and designed to appeal to the casual Wii crowd it didn’t sell like hotcakes in Japan. I got a copy though and it’s a neat toy to play with. After you construct the tap boxes you put the remote on the box and start tapping. Almost everything in Let’s Tap […]

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Some Assembly Required: Let’s Put Together Let’s Tap

By Spencer . January 16, 2009 . 2:20pm

Funny thing about Let’s Tap it’s the first game penguins can play, but penguins can’t set it up. You need opposable thumbs to build the tap boxes stuffed in the oversized Let’s Tap box.   Here is the compressed tap box and spacer. You really have to put this thing together.   There are even […]

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Let’s Tap In The Land Down Under

By Spencer . January 9, 2009 . 12:26am

Sega released Let’s Tap in Japan this past holiday season to dismal sales. Part of the problem may have been Sega released two other Wii games – Bleach: Versus Crusade and Sonic World Adventure (aka Sonic Unleashed) on the same day there. Oops!   I bet Sega won’t make the same mistake when they release […]

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Let’s Look At The Games In Let’s Tap

By Spencer . December 3, 2008 . 12:43pm

Let’s Tap is another mini-game compilation for the Wii, but the unique concept of tapping a cardboard platform to control the games makes it stand out. Unfortunately, Let’s Tap only has four games so it’s a micro mini-game collection. I played Tap Runner at TGS and it was pretty fun so I’m still looking forward […]