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Sony Sued Again

Sony has been sued again for infringement of a patent by Agere Systems.  Agere Systems, a maker of integrated circuit techonology, has sued Sony for patent infringement, the second patent suit Sony has been involved in this year. Agere claims that Sony knowingly used technology from eight of Agere’s patents in a variety of products, including PlayStation 2 and PlayStation […]

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Comic-con Recap

Comic-con Recap

Comic-con was the analysis of the biggest comic book and licensed video games coming out late this year to early next year.  It has become a tradition that every year nerds fly south for the summer in order to attend what is now the biggest annual pop-culture convention around: the San Diego Comic-Con. Not only a convention for comics anymore, movie […]

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Nintendo Power Details

UPDATE 1: The Wii-mote got ‘in the way’ of Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Using it might have been great but also tiresome.UPDATE 2: COD3 will finally be one of the first games to involve the Canadian Armed Forces. Historically, Canadians were in Italy before D-Day, had sent over 1.1 million forces for the war effort and was a major supplier […]

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Rhino Next-Gen Poll

Rhino Next-Gen Poll

On Rhino’s Poll, Wii is ahead of the PS3. http://gonintendo.com/?p=3905

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Open Season for Wii

Open Season for Wii

Open Season is heading to the Wii.  http://gonintendo.com/?p=3904

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Sega and Nintendo Connection

  Sega has had a great run with Nintendo and that may continue with the Wii. Sega’s vice president of marketing Scott Steinberg says third parties should work harder to get on board with Nintendo’s Wii, adding that there’s no excuse for missing the boat. http://www.next-gen.biz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3481&Itemid=2

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PS3 Over the Wii Poll

PS3 Over the Wii Poll

PS3 ahead of the Nintendo Wii! http://www.kotaku.com/gaming/top/how-to-vote-in-japanese-ps3–wii-survey-188802.php

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Take-Two and the FTC Reach Agreement

Take-Two and the FTC have reached an agreement over the “Hot Coffee” incident. Take-Two Interactive announced the Federal Trade Commission was investigating the company’s handling of the ‘Hot Coffee’ incident, but the Grand Theft Auto publisher revealed today reached a resolution with the FTC and “all outstanding matters pending before the FTC have been settled and no penalties or fines […]

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Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Ultimate Beginner’s Pack

If you are a HUGE Yu-Gi-Oh! fan and have 50 bucks, go to Konamistyle.com and pick up this new game for the GBA. On Wednesday, July 19, Konami released the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Ultimate Beginner’s Pack for Game Boy Advance. The most comprehensive Yu-Gi-Oh! package to date focuses on the physical card game as much as its video game counterpart. The […]

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National Parks Decline Due To Video Games

Now this is just plain silly.  I can’t see how they can prove this, plus I’m sure a lot of people bring their handhelds to parks.  Ridiculous…  Games have long been blamed by social conservatives and certain psychologists for encouraging slothful and/or violent behavior in America’s youth. Now, a new study has surfaced that blames games for another societal ill–the decline […]

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Taxes on Video Games

Taxes on Video Games

Taxes could go up for video games.  SAY IT ISN’T SO!  The official story: Calls left with Clinton’s press office had not been returned as of press time. What we heard: It’s no secret that Hilary Clinton is considering a presidential bid in 2008. It’s also no secret that the junior Senator from New York has been trying to scrape […]

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Comic-Con Photos

Comic-Con Photos

More at: http://media.wii.ign.com/articles/720/720373/imgs_1.html

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LucasArts Is Working on Wii

LucasArts is working on something for the Nintendo Wii, but we don’t know what exactly yet. In a Star Wars panel this afternoon at the San Diego Comic-Con, LucasArts representative Steve Sansweet confirmed that the company that would be working with all three next generation systems, most importantly for us, the Wii. During the Q&A session, a younger gamer took […]

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Miyamoto Secrets

Some new info in here, including a game where people can pass the controller around. Nintendo game master Shigeru Miyamoto, speaking with Japan’s monthly Nintendo Dream as part of the magazine’s 10th anniversary festivities, has shared a few intriguing details on the Wii, its controller, and his upcoming games. Miyamoto first spoke about the origins of the system. “It was […]

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WiiNintendo.net goes to Nintendo Press Event in NYC

WiiNintendo.net goes to Nintendo Press Event in NYC

So, I was invited to a Nintendo Press only event by a good friend in NYC to go play the Wii. I made the drive from Philly to NYC We walked to the Le Park Meridian on Central Park, went to the Penthouse on the top floor. There were all of these signs “NINTENDO PRESS EVENT” pointing to the place. […]

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