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Pojo's Friday News Page
April 8th - 2005

Security through holograms

Years ago, people may have associated the word "counterfeit" with a seedy-looking character selling designer goods under his trench coat. Today, the scope of counterfeiting rings has gone beyond the knock-off Louis Vitton bags, Gucci purses and Rolex watches—though that has not stopped either.

On March 2, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents raided a Vernon, CA, warehouse, and seized 350 cases of Yu-Gi-Oh! trading cards, the largest cache ever recovered. Officials at Upper Deck (Carlsbad, CA), the company licensed to distribute the cards, said the cards seized would retail for almost $3 million if they were genuine. The ring was discovered when a vendor in downtown Los Angeles offered to sell an ICE undercover agent 250 boxes of counterfeit cards for $36,000. FullStory

Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Review

When it comes to portable gaming platforms, the Sony PSP is hands down, bar none, the absolute best system you can get.

The first thing you'll notice when playing one is the graphics which fall somewhere between a PS1 and PS2. For a handheld unit, that is an awesome acheivement. But as every other company that's tried to step into the ring against Nintendo's Gameboy has learned, graphics don't make a better game system. But then again, no other company ever made a Sony Playstation that fits in the palm of your hand. And to be fair, the PSP is better than the Playstation ever was.  FullStory

Nintendo's producing a special edition DS for Pokemon freaks. At least in Japan

Special Edition Nintendo DS systems are starting to trickle out of Japan. On top of the already announced "Pepsi" Nintendo DS, the newly available "Graphite Black" and "Pure White" Nintendo DS systems, and the upcoming "Turquoise Blue" And "Candy Pink" Nintendo DS systems, Nintendo will be releasing a Special Edition Pokemon system to celebrate the opening of the PokePark exhibit at the 2005 World Exposition in Japan. FullStory

Upcoming Nintendo World Store In NYC Gives Nintendo And Pokémon Fans A New Home

Interactive entertainment fans soon will have a first-ever destination to immerse themselves in their favorite games: the Nintendo World Store. Planned for a spring opening in New York City's Rockefeller Center, the two-story mega-complex will showcase the best of Nintendo, the worldwide leader in interactive entertainment. FullStory

New Line Cinema to Adapt 'Monster' Manga

New Line Cinema has acquired feature film rights to "Monster," a best-selling Japanese manga comic book series from author Naoki Urasawa.

"Monster" is a psychological thriller that tells the story of a young doctor who saves the life of a little boy only to find out a few years later that the life he saved was that of a brilliant killer. The doctor must then track down the young killer and solve a larger conspiracy. FullStory

Nintendo Revolution RumorsRelated: Video Games

Here’s a list of current rumored info about the Revolution: FullStory

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