WII AT $199.99 BEGINNING SEPT. 27
World of Nintendo Events, Key Software Releases Further Demonstrate System’s Incomparable Value
REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2009 – Beginning Sunday, Sept. 27, the world’s most popular home video game system gets even more appealing. On that day, Nintendo’s suggested retail price for its record-setting Wii™ drops by $50 to $199.99. The new $199.99 Wii price point delivers the full iconic Wii gaming experience, including the motion-sensing Wii Remote™ controller, Nunchuk™ controller and Wii Sports™ software, and furthers Nintendo’s mission to expand the gaming universe by making video games accessible to more [...]
It’s finally time for me to announce to everyone here something I’ve been working on for the past few months. As you may or may not have known, WiiNintendo had its own podcast called “The Wii-kly Fuse”. Unfortunately, the podcast crew got busy and it just sort of fell apart. But I learned a lot from doing that podcast and it’s time WiiNintendo gets a brand new weekly podcast called Nintendo Fuse. Actually, it’s more of a show than a podcast really.
For the first time on WiiNintendo, you can now call in with a phone or microphone on your computer and join in on the podcast. Here’s how it will work. The Nintendo Fuse crew [...]
Rage of the Gladiator will be the first WiiWare title to support Wii MotionPlus
• Insane “finishing moves.” You have 14 finishing moves that destroy your opponent in over-the-top cutscenes:
Leap to the skies then plunge your warhammer into the ground, creating a pillar of fire that burns your enemy to a crisp. Transform into a hulking colossus 10 times the size of your opponent, pounding him into the ground. Darken the skies with a solar eclipse, sending a beam of light to fry your enemy.
• Customize your character. As you defeat bosses, you earn skill points. You can apply those skill points to one of three skill [...]
Stores are taking pre-orders and the Wikipedia page for the game updated the release date list:
Release date(s) EU November 27, 2009 AUS November 2009 NA November 15, 2009 JP TBA
The game uses elements of New Super Mario Bros. and also includes, for the first time in a Super Mario Bros. series game, simultaneous multiplayer capability of up to four players. It is played in classic style, with the Wii Remote held horizontally. Some movements such as jumping and attacks are performed with the buttons, whereas others like spinning in midair and picking up other players are performed by shaking the Wii Remote.
According to the E3 2009 [...]