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Interview with Nintendo Power’s Editor, Chris Slate

Interview with Nintendo Power’s Editor, Chris Slate

Crispy Gamer has posted an article with editor-in-chief of Nintendo Power magazine, Chris Slate.  Here’s what he had to say about the NSider Forums: CG: How do you feel about the decision to shut down the vibrant NSider forums? Are there any plans to revamp Nintendo Power’s online presence?  Slate: I wasn’t involved with that decision so I don’t have much of an […]

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/11/08 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/11/08 (NA)

WII-KLY UPDATE: ONE WIIWARE GAME AND TWO VIRTUAL CONSOLE GAMES ADDED TO WII SHOP CHANNEL Aug. 11, 2008 If your idea of a superhero is someone with an invincible ego who can type e-mails while wearing boxing gloves, then the Wiiâ„¢ Shop Channel has great news for you. The legendary Strong Bad (from the popularHomestar Runner Web series) makes his eagerly […]

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New Mario Kart Wii Tournament Coming on 8/15/08

New Mario Kart Wii Tournament Coming on 8/15/08

  This time, it looks like you’ll be racing through some rings on Koopa Cape. UPDATE (8/15/08):  Click here for some video footage. [via WiiFolder]

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21 Upcoming Wii Games to Drool Over

21 Upcoming Wii Games to Drool Over

Click here to view the list from GamePro.

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Video Game Review Tips

Do you already do video game reviews?  Is it something you’d like to get into?  Do you enjoy laughing at people who do horrible reviews?  If you answered yes to ANY or ALL of these questions, you’ll defintely want to check out GamesRadar’s “How Not to Make a Video Game Review.” Their Tips: 1) Be enthusiastic (but remember to do […]

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Blast Works Gets a Price Cut

Blast Works Gets a Price Cut

MAJESCO ENTERTAINMENT’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SHOOTER ‘BLAST WORKS: BUILD, TRADE, DESTROY’ RECEIVES NEW LOW PRICEEDISON, N.J., August 4, 2008 – Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced that Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy is now available at retailers for the unbeatable price of $19.99. Developed exclusively for Wiiâ„¢ by Budcat Creations, […]

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/4/08 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Updates 8/4/08 (NA)

Unfortunately, it seems Capcom, Hudson, and SNK were mistaken in saying that Mega Man, YS Book I & II, and Samurai Showdown II would be on the VC starting August 4.  Well, according to Nintendo, that is not the case.  Here’s the official press release regarding today’s Wii Shop Channel Updates. Click MORE to see the full list and some video footage.

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Miyamoto Out of Original Ideas for Wii

Miyamoto Out of Original Ideas for Wii

  Check out Destuctoid’s coverage of what Iwata said in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal: “Wii Music completes what Miyamoto wrote in his proposal when he came up with the idea for the Wii,” Iwata told the Wall Street Journal. “He was saying that he needs to think up more ideas now.” “Most of the ideas for accessories that we […]

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Mario Kart Wii Tournament Cheating/Hacking

Mario Kart Wii Tournament Cheating/Hacking

I read just a couple days ago that some cheating was taking place on the latest official Mario Kart Wii online tournament.  So, I had to check it out for myself.  Astonished, I find that the winner shown on the “globe screen” has a time of .004 seconds (definitely impossible).  However, assuming Nintendo noticed something wrong with this, that same […]

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Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Update

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Update

While I’ve never played Kingdom Hearts, I have several friends who have, and they highly recommend it. Here are a couple screenshots and some updated info about the game. Here’s what Siloconera had to say about a possible delay of KH358/2D: Roxas’ DS spinoff was scheduled to come out in 2008. However, a revised release list from the [post decay, unreadable] gives the game a […]

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Nintendo World Ad in NYC

Nintendo World Ad in NYC

(click to enlarge) As I was walking around with some friends yesterday in NYC (waiting for the Yankees/Angels game to start), I saw these advertisements on the bus stops.  It’s not much, but I thought it was cool.  Of course, I had to take a picture and share it with those of you who might not make it to NYC […]

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History of the “Game & Watch”

History of the “Game & Watch”

Here’s a really cool history (fairly brief) about Nintendo’s “Game & Watch.”  It is really interesting how the G&W laid the foundation of how the company thinks today. Click here to read the article on The Official Nintendo magazine (UK)’s website.

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Wii Shop Channel Updates 7/28/08 (NA)

Wii Shop Channel Updates 7/28/08 (NA)

If variety is the spice of life, we’ve got an extra-spicy lineup for you this week on the Wiiâ„¢ Shop Channel. From bouncing balls to out-of-control cars to hardcore fisticuffs, the latest game additions offer an incredibly diverse mix of Wiiâ„¢ thrills. So if you’ve been saving up your Wii Pointsâ„¢ for something new and different, here’s your opportunity to […]

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How the Wii Motion Plus Works

How the Wii Motion Plus Works

Check out this video by InvenSense that explains how the Wii Motion Plus controller uses both the accelerometer and gyroscopes to achieve full 1:1 motion control. Click here for the video.

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Get ‘em While You Can!…apparently.

Get ‘em While You Can!…apparently.

So, after all these lawsuits, it seems there are rumors that Nintendo will pull the Classic Controller off the shelves. Whether this is true or not is yet to be determined. However, because of this scare, it seems the CC has been selling like crazy on Amazon. For more info on this story, click here for WiiFanboy’s article.

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