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Japan Casts Massive Wii Vote

Japan Casts Massive Wii Vote

Japan’s popular gaming mag Famitsu has posted results of a recent opinion poll asking what gamers are most looking forward to after this year’s E3. Nintendo’s Wii garnered 68.8% of the vote, followed by Sony’s PS3 with 21%, Xbox 360 with 7.2%, and the DS at 3.0% interest. 88.4% of voters believed the price of the PS3 to be “too […]

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Nintendo Announces Wii Information

Nintendo Announces Wii Information

Nintendo have issued a statement today with details on the launch of the next generation home entertainment console, the Wii. Nintendo officially announced that the Wii will ship for no more than $250, with a price of Â¥25,000 ($220) or less in Japan. The gaming giant plans on shipping 6 million Wii systems worldwide between its launch, in the fourth […]

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Zero Suit Samus and Wario Profiles

Zero Suit Samus and Wario Profiles

Naturally, Zero Suit Samus loses power and stamina, so she should fight using the speed she gains instead. Also, her gun transforms and can be used as a whip. Of the two, one might consider the whip to be her main weapon. And don’t worry—you’ll still be able to play as standard Samus, too. This time, the Wario you know […]

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More Wii Info?

More Wii Info?

Kotaku received an email from someone stating that they had just talked to their Nintendo rep about the Wii, and the rep had some interesting things to say. The email provided the following info… The promotional material that the rep had with her only contained white consoles and peripherals. The Wii Classic controller was included, as well as the Zapper, […]

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Miyamoto’s Famitsu’s Interview

You know Miyamoto probably has a huge smile on his face after he heads home from an interview. He loves to tease us with information that can be taken in any number of ways. His latest interview took place with Famitsu magazine in which he discussed a couple points of interest.First up, Miyamoto made mention of how the Wiimote could […]

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Elebits Screenshots

Elebits Screenshots

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IGN Co-worker “Disappointed”

“It’s just a Gamecube inside thats all it is, thats a little dissapointing…there going to charge kids $250 dollars just for a Gamecube… well there probably going to charge kids $250 for what is a peripheral…none of the games had any real depth…I felt that they imposed this controller on this existing IP game and it doesn’t fit…Zelda grappling hook […]

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Logitech to Make Peripherals

Logitech to Make Peripherals

“Logitech is always considering the newest platforms, technologies and opportunities to provide great peripherals. The new Nintendo Wii platform is intriguing and with their innovative controller approach, we think it will be successful in the marketplace. At this time, we cannot comment on any products we are working on or specific platform support; however, given Logitech’s history of working with […]

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Wii Microphone and VoIP…

Description The Nintendo controller will feature a microphone and will store a user phonebook/address book while it will be used as a VoIP phone and will help gamers communicate while online without the need for a headset. All this comes thanks to a few Nintendo patents unveiled by nrevolutiona which demonstrate exactly how the microphone will be implemented.Nintendo’s controller surprises […]

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THQ Interview

THQ Interview

On the first day of E3, N-Philes got the chance to sit down with Paul Joffe from THQ, the Project Manager of Spongebob Squarepants for the Wii. We discussed Nintendo’s new console, Nickelodeon licenses, and the titles scheduled for gamers to play in 2006. N-Philes: If you could, can you give us an overview of what we can expect from […]

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Interview with Crossbeam

by: Phillip Levin We meet up with the guys behind Crossbeam Studios Entertainment for a quick video interview. Wii begins the opportunity for many independent developers to get their foot into the game development door. Because system development kits are so cheap – just a few thousand dollars compared to the monstrous prices for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 development […]

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Project H.A.M.M.E.R. Screenshots

Project H.A.M.M.E.R. Screenshots

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Will Wright Honored?

Will Wright Honored?

The Association of Electronic Interactive Marketers (AEIM) announced today that the Sims creator Will Wright will be honored with the association’s first-ever Hall of Fame Award.This award recognizes Wright’s career of creative achievement, which includes, among other things, creating the best-selling computer game of all time with the Sims. Wright will both receive the award and speak during the inaugural […]

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Student Open Day at Blitz Games in UK

If you are looking for a job as a developer, go to: http://www.blitzgames.com/OpenDay/

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Super Monkey Ball Helps Doctors!

Super Monkey Ball Helps Doctors!

Plenty of medical research has proven the positive and allegedly negative effects videogames have on humans mentally and physically, but this is the first time we’ve heard data showing surgeons performing surgical drills faster and with fewer mistakes thanks to rocking a videogame immediately prior.CNN was handed the study before its official release this afternoon, lead investigator Dr. James “Butch” […]

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