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Chaotic folds as trading card games deal 4Kids a bad hand
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Chaotic folds as trading card games deal 4Kids a bad hand

Five or ten years ago, 4Kids was riding high. The Fox Box was a premiere showcase for toons like Sonic the Hedgehog, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Viva Pinata, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Pokemon. More importantly, the company was dominating in the field of trading card games. At the height of TCGs, recess across the globe was owned by gauntlets of cards, with kids showing whose monster or dragon or beast ...

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Is 4Kids no more?

Tough times have been brewing in the world of 4Kids over the past few years. Last November, we reported that 4Kids was leaving the Fox network (and was being replaced by infomercials) In January, we saw the company reduce it’s employee count by 25%. Now, we’re hearing word that 4Kids is working with Montgomery & Co. to assist in a potential sale of the company. What the heck ...

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The CW4Kids Brand Spankin’ New Spectacular Saturday Sneak Peek Party!

This coming Friday, September 12th, you can catch a special preview of the brand new CW4Kids Saturday morning block.  That’s right; Saturday morning cartoons on a Friday!  The preview will run at 4:30pm on your local CW network (For example, that’s channel 11 in most NYC areas).  The preview, called The CW4Kids Brand Spankin’ New Spectacular Saturday Sneak Peek Party!, shows ...

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CW4Kids Saturdays update later in September

Sure, Saturday September 13th is the launch of the CW4Kids lineup, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be the same schedule forever!  In fact, only a few weeks later in September, on Saturday the 27th, we’ll see our first alteration to the cartoon block as new shows are introduced.  So, as of September 27, 2008, the CW4Kids Saturday morning block will look like this: 07:00 AM    ...

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CW4Kids Saturdays

It’s here!  It’s time!  The premiere season of The CW4Kids Saturday morning block of cartoons starts up next Saturday, September 13th… but the lineup of shows is available now!  Starting at 7 AM and running through 12 PM, the line up of cartoons on The CW looks like this: 07:00 AM    Will & Dewitt 07:30 AM    Magi Nation 08:00 AM    Skunk Fu! 08:30 AM    Viva ...

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Early Reviews for Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise

Eurogamer has posted an early review for the soon-to-be released Nintendo DS game, Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise, based on the animated Viva Pinata TV series.  The game hits stores in America later this week, but lets hear what our friends across the seas think of it! …what Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise loses in coming second, and not having a triple-core PowerPC chip to drive its ...

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Viva Pinata: game time!

Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise, the Rare game made for the Nintendo DS based on the Viva Pinata TV series, will be hitting stores September 2nd in the US and September 5th in the UK.  Those are similar dates for the Xbox 360 game, Viva Pinata: Trouble In Paradise, which is a sequel to the first Viva Pinata game from a few years back. To promo the franchise, Rare has created a “Believe ...

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Viva Pinata DS : new video

Viva Pinata is a bright and beautiful and fun world, both the cartoon and the Xbox 360 game – and soon to be Xbox 360 games.  Now, the world of Viva Pinata is coming to the Nintendo DS!  Check out the beautiful trailer, and reserve space in your gaming hearts for ...

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