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Wii’s running in Gamecube shell?

Wii’s running in Gamecube shell?

UPDATE: The pictures we had on here have been comfirmed as Gamecubes. http://biz.gamedaily.com/industry/feature/?id=12739&rp=49 —————————————————————– In this thread, we know that Gamecube hardware was definiely showing Wii games at E3. So will the final graphics be much better than what we saw at E3? There is a VERY good chance. Someone on here mentioned how much better the Game Informer pics […]

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Nintendo shares see Wii benefits

Nintendo shares see Wii benefits

  The Wii controller especially lends itself to sports games Nintendo shares have soared after its new console stole the show at the E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The Wii (pronounced “we”) grabbed attention with its controller based on motion sensors rather than buttons. The positive reaction, coupled with news that it will hit the shops before Christmas to […]

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Shigeru meet Steven

Shigeru meet Steven

From the Associated Press: Shigeru Miyamoto, left, legendary video game designer for Nintendo, known as the Spielberg of video games, having created Mario and the Legend of Zelda, shakes hands with Steven Spielberg after playing a tennis match with him on Nintendo’s new game console called Wii, using the controller as the racket to physically hit the virtual ball, while […]

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Ryan Block’s interview with Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto

Ryan Block’s interview with Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto

So, thank you very much for meeting with us, I really appreciate it. The Wii represents a major step forward for Nintendo in terms of functionality and capabilities. One of the things we’re really curious to know is what Wii is going to enable you as a game maker to create that you’ve never been able to create before.Well, I […]

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Nintendo’s E3 show, streaming…

Nintendo’s E3 show, streaming…

I upped the entire E3 presentation that Nintendo started the show with: Linky

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Wii to have a dedicated PPU?

Inspired by a story on digg. Clues have been given that the Wii may have a built in PPU(Physics Processing Unit)……MrPhiller investigates…. So lets start off by defining a PPU…..here’s what Wikipedia has to say: A physics processing unit (PPU) is a dedicated processor designed to handle the calculations of physics, especially in video games. Examples of calculations a PPU […]

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Miyamoto reveals plans for Wii connectivity

Shigeru Miyamoto was kind enough to sit down with us during the show to talk about the future of Wii, his thoughts on the Playstation 3 announcements and how Microsoft can succeed in Japan. We’ll be posting the full video next week, but until then here’s some interesting tidbits from the talk—some of which we’re pretty sure you’ve never heard […]

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More hands on with the Wii Controller (CNET)

I managed to get inside Nintendo’s booth and experience the magic of the Wii at firsthand. Big N had more than a dozen different titles for people to try, but its booth was more crowded than the show floor itself. As it was, I got some quality time with Legend of Zelda and Red Steel, two of the big-name release […]

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Reuters: “Nintendo’s Wii steals show at E3″

Reuters: “Nintendo’s Wii steals show at E3″

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s new Wii video game console, considered the underdog in the console wars because it lacks the high-definition graphics and multimedia features of its rivals, is stealing the show at this week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show. The wait to try out the Wii at E3 pushed past four hours on Thursday afternoon, while […]

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Video of the new Tony Hawk and DK on the DS

Video of the new Tony Hawk and DK on the DS

Tony Hawk – Downhill Jam on YouTube DK – King of Swing on YouTube 

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Trauma Center preparing for launch

Trauma Center preparing for launch

Yesterday Atlus confirmed that Trauma Center : Second Opinion is being prepped for launch. You may be able to dissect your vict- I mean patients sooner than you think. Source

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Controllers NOT Rechargable

Controllers NOT Rechargable

In an interview between the Wiire and Lance Barr of Nintendo, he confirmed that the controllers will NOT be internally rechargable. This may come as a blow to many, especially knowing that the battery life will be considerably lower than that of a Gamecube Wavebird. But, he did say that a rechargable battery pack may be sold seperately. But why? It […]

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Boss Battle Video in Mario Galaxy

Boss Battle Video in Mario Galaxy

Video from the upcoming Super Mario Galaxy for the Wii featuring a boss battle on the scale of Shadow of the Colossus boss battles. HD Video on IGN

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Line to play the Wii

Line to play the Wii

YouTube Video 

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Metroid Prime 3 launch title

Metroid Prime 3 launch title

In an interview conducted by IGN with Retro Studios, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption has now officially been set as a launch title for Wii, set to come out in the fourth quarter of this year. The third installment of the Metroid Prime trilogy, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption utilizes the Wii’s free-hand unit in tandem with first-person game play to deliver […]

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