Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo, will be speaking at GDC 2009 on Wednesday, March 24th (tomorrow) at 9 am pacific time (that’s noon eastern time for me). When the President of Nintendo speaks, it’s often good to listen. There has been a lot of talk about what to expect and I’ve taken the liberty of gathering the facts and rumors, as well as adding in my own opinion to give you a peek at what we can expect to see tomorrow.
The topic of Iwata’s keynote is “Discovering New Development Opportunities”. What kind of new development opportunities could they be talking about? Well, there’s the Nintendo DSi for one [...]
For the full screenshot, click here. Currently, it is unknown why the thumbnail above shows $9.99 one-time fee, but the full screenshot shows $2.99. So far, Joystiq has not commented on this.
According to an article, over at Joystiq, Netflix is at least interested in bringing their services to the Wii. Hopefully, we see more in the future about this possibility. I personally do not subscribe to Netflix, but something like this might make me change my mind.
Netflix may be looking to expanding their service beyond Xbox 360. According to a consumer survey mailed to a [...]
Well, so much for the double USB hard drive. CVG recently spoke with Nintendo about the peripheral, and they declared it to be purely “rumor and speculation”.
Yeah, it would have looked nice, fitting perfectly to the Wii, but it is unnecessary. SD cards are so much cheaper than hard drives, and some of them contain more storage space than you would even joke about needing. Just hold out for the update that was promised to come, which will allow gamers to load files and games directly from SD cards.
In the meantime, do what I do: delete Virtual Console and WiiWare games that you never really play (you know you don’t play all of them!) and make room for [...]
As stated in the “Wii Shop Channel Update” below, Nintendo’s Wiikly update included hints to a big surprise coming in the near future.
In other news, the Wiikly Update has a fun surprise coming soon for all our fans. We can’t tell you the secret just yet but maybe we’ll offer you some hidden clues. From AZ to NC, if you’re a fan, your applause could rattle your walls, windows, door. You might enjoy this news whether you live in a brick house or Vanderbilt dorm. Even people living along Route 286 in rural Pennsylvania ought to be excited. It’ll feel like a bunch of birthday greetings and, really, who could ask for more? But [...]