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IGN’s Hands-on with Animal Crossing: City Folk

IGN just posted their hands-on impressions of Animal Crossing: City Folk, and I posted a summary of it below. And if you haven’t seen it already, you can watch the trailer above. The game’s core is basically a mix of the GCN and DS versions and starts out just like them. In the city, you can “check out a quick […]

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Miyamoto talks about WiiSpeak and Animal Crossing: City Folk

Miyamoto talks about WiiSpeak and Animal Crossing: City Folk

Today, Nintendo announced voice chat functionality for Wii in the form of WiiSpeak. It’s not the conventional type of microphone, so one has to wonder why WiiSpeak works as it does. IGN interviewed Miyamoto on that question, and below is what Miyamoto had to say. “Basically, our idea with WiiSpeak is rather than to just provide a voice-chat function, we […]

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Animal Crossing: City Folk to release on November 16th

Animal Crossing: City Folk to release on November 16th

Nintendo officially announced Animal Crossing: City Folk for Wii earlier today at their conference with a Holiday release date. Well, GameSpot is now reporting that the title will release on November 16th. No word on the MSRP though. And in case you were wondering, the WiiSpeak microphone won’t be packaged with the game and will cost $29.99. [Via GameSpot]

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Miyamoto hints at Kid Icarus Wii

Miyamoto hints at Kid Icarus Wii

As we all know, Kid Icarus Wii wasn’t shown at E3. Well, there’s much evidence to confirm its existence and a recent comment from Miyamoto helps to confirm that. IGN asked Shigeru Miyamoto about Kid Icarus Wii and he simply said… “Yeah, I’m not the producer of any Kid Icarus titles. There are some people who have some different ideas, […]

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Wii and DS Upcoming Releases List

Wii and DS Upcoming Releases List

With Nintendo’s E3 conference over and more and more news being revealed, it’s hard to keep track of what games are coming and when. So, here’s a list of the Wii and DS titles coming soon. It’s quite a long list, so you’ll have to hit the jump to read it all.

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What’s playable at E3?

What’s playable at E3?

Nintendo’s E3 conference is over and I’m sure many people are eager to hear impressions on the titles that Nintendo has on the show floor. Well, the following titles are at Nintendo’s booth: Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Rhythm Heaven Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir Wii Music Wii Sports Resort Animal Crossing: City Folk I’m especially looking forward to hearing more […]

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What to expect from Nintendo’s E3 conference

What to expect from Nintendo’s E3 conference

In a little over 12 hours, we will be watching Nintendo unveil what they have planned for us for the coming months. Many months of rumors and leaks have built up to this moment and it’s so close. The hype is at a climax and as usual, some people are probably predicting too many megatons. Well, to put things into […]

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PLAY! A Video Game Symphony coming to Baltimore this Friday!

PLAY! A Video Game Symphony coming to Baltimore this Friday!

I realize this isn’t completely Nintendo news, but the music of Nintendo is just too great to not post this. PLAY! A Video Game Symphony is coming to Baltimore, Maryland this Friday. What is it? Well, here’s the description from its site: “Performed by full orchestra and choir, PLAY! A Video Game Symphony features award-winning music from a catalogue of […]

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NGamer confirms that Animal Crossing Wii, Punch-Out!! Wii, and Disaster will be at E3!

NGamer confirms that Animal Crossing Wii, Punch-Out!! Wii, and Disaster will be at E3!

Thank you NGamer! Their latest issue has confirmed some great news regarding Nintendo’s E3 conference. NGamer mentioned that they will have hands-on coverage of Animal Crossing Wii and Punch-Out!! Wii in their next issue, and says that they are “Nintendo’s greatest hopes for 2008″. Wait… 2008?! Looks like they may be releasing this year! The issue also has some details […]

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New Mario Kart Wii tournament coming July 15th

New Mario Kart Wii tournament coming July 15th

The next Mario Kart Wii tournament is coming up on July 15th and will end on July 25th. This tournament has you racing in the Twilight House battle map and since it’s not designed for racing, the map has some areas blocked off so that a path for racing is created. Sounds like a lot of fun to me! I […]

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ONM removes Animal Crossing Wii statement

ONM removes Animal Crossing Wii statement

I posted a statement from the ONM blog the other day that confirmed that Animal Crossing Wii would be at E3. The statement said… “It all sounds very promising and those of you who have read the new issue of Official Nintendo Magazine should already know that Animal Crossing Wii will be unveiled at the conference.” Well, if you check […]

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Major League Eating coming Monday and Bomberman renamed

Major League Eating coming Monday and Bomberman renamed

We have news on two upcoming WiiWare titles. The first bit of news is that Major League Eating will release in the US this Monday, so you’ll be able to download it then. The second bit is that the Bomberman WiiWare title has been re-named to Bomberman Blast. It was delayed before and Hudson said that is because they want […]

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New Pokemon Platinum info from CoroCoro

New Pokemon Platinum info from CoroCoro

New details of Pokemon Platinum from the latest CoroCoro magazine have been revealed. I’ve posted all of the new tidbits below and if you want to check out the scans, then you can go here. Pokemon Platinum will release in Japan on September 13th, 2008 for 4,800 yen. Team Galactic is the villain once again, but they have taken things […]

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Nintendo patents new controller?

Nintendo patents new controller?

It seems that some snooping through patents has resulted in the discover of a new patent for a Wii controller filed on June 26th. As you can see above, the controller looks sort of like a Game Boy Advance, but with GameCube buttons and a possible slot for the Wii Remote to fit in. The patent’s text is very confusing, […]

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New Video, Screens, and Interview for The Conduit

Ever since The Conduit has been announced, I have been following its latest developments. It’s a FPS title that looks amazing for a Wii game and it just looks like it’s going to be a lot of fun. Well, thanks to IGN, we now have a new video, which you can see above. IGN also posted some new screens and […]

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