Rumors

Wii Messaging Service

Another patent has just been reissued concerning Nintendo, and what might be a planned messaging service for the Wii. It could turn out to be nothing, but you never know. A basic rundown of the patent is as follows. Thanks to D for the info! Messaging service for video game systems with buddy list that displays game being playedAbstractA messaging […]

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Wii Rumors

This article from the upcoming Game Informer magazine focuses on the pros and cons of the development environment of the upcoming Nintendo Wii. As well as revealing the last big secret concerning hardware functionality. Here are some summarizations from that article. -Pros- -Inexpensive graphics development. -Developer-friendly “cameraâ€? program -Will support HDR lighting, normal maps, bump-mapping, nurbs rendering, and panoramically-composted depth-composited […]

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More On Possible November 6th Launch

Nintendo’s new Wii console will only just beat PS3 to market in early November, suggest the latest rumours. According to cubed3.com, sources at Nintendo have suggested that Monday November 6th will be the day retail can roll out Wii. But given that most hardware launches take place on a Friday, MCV believes Friday November 3rd or 10th to be the […]

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November 6th Launch Rumor

According to an industry source speaking to Cubed³, the Nintendo Wii is set to launch in the “Thanksgiving period in the USA” (Thanksgiving falls on November 23rd this year), with Japanese and European launches set to be “in the same timeframe”. With Nintendo trying for a worldwide launch of their new system, this would probably lead to the system coming […]

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Wii Specs Rumor

Wii Specs Rumor

Easy Nintendo: First i would like to thank you for this interview, it really means alot to us here at Easy Nintendo. Red Steel got alot of attention at E3 this year, what is Ubisofts reaction to that?Xavier Poix: Well we are very happy that everyone got to experience it for themselves and that many of them came away pleased. […]

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Opera Widgets Rumor

Opera Widgets Rumor

While the Opera press release doesn’t specify a specific gaming platform, we would have to guess that it is either the DS or the Wii. Thanks to Bjorna for the heads up! Opera Software today announced that the Opera SDK for Devices will include Web-based Widgets in its next version, Opera 9 for Devices. Widgets can now be delivered to […]

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Apple Developing Video Games?

Apple Developing Video Games?

What we heard: Of all the products on the market, few engender as much fanatical loyalty as the iPod. Sony was clearly hoping for something similar when it introduced the sleek PSP last March, touting the fact it played games and video, while the iPod didn’t. Last October, Apple removed one of those advantages when it launched the fifth-generation video […]

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Metroid Prime: Hunters survey

Metroid Prime: Hunters survey

  “You are one of a select group invited to participate in this very important study on Metroid Prime Hunters, so please don’t delay…” That was the beginning of the email I recieved from Nintendo. Needless to say, I immediately completed it. It had the usual questions like ‘How did you hear about this game?’ and ‘On a scale of […]

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Nintendo snags wiikaraoke.com, built-in mic rumor heats up

Nintendo snags wiikaraoke.com, built-in mic rumor heats up

The latest Wii rumor, which speculates that the Wiimote has a built-in mic, is starting to heat up with news that Nintendo has registered the ‘wiikaraoke.com’ domain. Currently, the address redirects browsers to the Nintendo homepage, but we have to assume that this will all change, in time. Of course, Nintendo hasn’t confirmed a thing, so the domain could end […]

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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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Wii in September Rumor

Wii this summer, Wii in Sept, Wii in Oct, Wii in November…the Wii sure has a lot of speculative release dates according to various internet sources! According to German game site Game Vision, we might be looking at a Wii launch in September. The horribly Google translated paragraph is below. So it is to follow from the data of American […]

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Wii to Launch on October 24th

Well, I opened at my Game Crazy today and for the first time, we have Wii dates on our Master release schedule. A few are November and Q4 2006, but a majority of the titles rest on 10/24, with a ‘last day to prebook’ on 10/14 (we give ten days as a company standard). 10/24 is a Tuesday btw.Note this […]

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Red Steel to have Blood?

Red Steel to have Blood?

“It’s the same controls, I just believe they were a bit tighter as we were developing on the GC dev for, well, for a while. I can assure you that we have plenty of time to refine, tighten, and ensure that the controls are solid. In regards to the blood, there will be blood – just not in a grpahic […]

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Gamestop game reservation rumor

Gamestop game reservation rumor

AMN is reporting that Gamestop will soon be taking reserves for Nintendo Wii games. Their list shows Red Steel, Madden Wii, Rayman: Raving Rabbids, Need for Speed: Carbon (announced at E3, multi-platform), and Medal of Honor will be among some of the titles you can reserve. This is quite an interesting story. First off, they say we can expect to […]

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Wii Gains Momentum

We’re now in the middle ground between E3 2006 and the Wii launch day. With the combination of the already dominant Nintendo DS handheld and newcomer Wii console, the Japanese hardware manufacturer and gaming enterprise has made one of the biggest splashes in company history this year, and it’s beginning to show. Across the Net and in stores nationwide, the […]

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