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Wii or the PS3 Please!

The Wii still seems the more interesting of the two between the PS3 and the Wii.  Here’s what gamers said are the consoles they’re most interested in buying: 73.6%: Wii 16.7%: PS3 9.7%: neither Retailers (85 participants): Though the PS3 has a strong brand name value and appealing popular licenses, many feel it is too expensive and brings nothing new […]

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Korean Gaming Uprise

Gaming is everyone, and now has completely exploded in South Korea.  I’m glad other communities are sharing the same interest in video games as I am. Pearl Research, an industry analyst company based in San Francisco recently released a report on the status of gaming in South Korea. According to the report, the South Korean gaming market will surpass billion […]

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DS Headset Coming to Japan

Again, Japan gets all of the cool stuff.  No US date or attempt to get it to these shores yet.  Gaming site N-Sider is reporting that German news site GameFront has posted information on a headset for Nintendo DS. Unveiling the equipment at a dealer fair, Nintendo said that it would be available in Japan on September 14, for Â¥1200, […]

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1up Blogs

1up Blogs

Karen Chu drew some very interesting photos of her perception of Animal Crossing.  Some more of her work can be found at: http://wii.1up.com/do/blogEntry?bId=7259402&publicUserId=5462536 Max Wassmann had a blog about the 100 things he hates, and it’s pretty hilarious.  I agree with some and disagree with others.  What I want to know is, “What music he listens to?”  I dislike rap, […]

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Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Wi-Fi

Looks like Pokemon Diamond/Pearl has a confirmed Wi-Fi feature.  Hopefully, there will be a US date soon enough. Poke-fans have been clamoring for a way to battle each other without resorting to a link cable for years, but the upcoming release of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl should finally solve that problem; the latest scans from Famitsu via NeoGAF clearly show […]

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FF III and Black DS Lites in Japan

FF III and Black DS Lites in Japan

Unfortunately, the black and FF III covered DS Lites will only be available in Japan.  But don’t hold out hope.  US gamers have been inconveniently stuck with white-flavored DS Lites since the machine’s June launch, while Japan continues adding to its repertoire.Black and Final Fantasy III-themed (thanks for the pic, Game Watch) DS Lites are the latest on the agenda, with […]

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Six Video Game Bands You Need to See

1up gathered an impressive list of bands that you must check out if you are interested in video game music. Seems like any power trio with a Marshall stack and a garage to keep it in is cranking out game-music cover tunes these days. But videogaming musicianship goes way beyond the Castlevania theme rewrought in hard rock. More and more […]

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EA’s Holiday Lineup

If you want to find out what EA is cooking up, then check out what games will be coming to you this fall.  Madden NFL 07 Xbox 360, Xbox, PS2, GameCube, PSP, PC, DS, GBA–August PS3, Wii–2006 NASCAR 07 Xbox, PS2–September NASCAR PSP-September NBA Live 07 Xbox 360, Xbox, PS2, PSP, PC–Fall PS3–November 17 NCAA Football 07 PS2, Xbox, Xbox […]

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New Sonic: Wild Fire Screens

New Sonic: Wild Fire Screens

http://media.wii.ign.com/media/800/800277/imgs_1.html

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New Twilight Princess Concept Artwork

New Twilight Princess Concept Artwork

More concept art at: http://media.wii.ign.com/media/748/748589/imgs_1.html  

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N-Query IGN July 12th

N-Query IGN July 12th

Red Steel online, Wii load times, boxing and much more discussed. Wii Loves Spidey  Here’s my concern. I think there are many great ideas for Wii games, but I’m afraid that developers won’t put forth the effort to take well established franchises and mix them up. I have one in mind. Basically, Spiderman 2 was the greatest superhero game ever […]

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GoNintendo July 11th

GoNintendo July 11th

Wii Ads Lego Star Wars II Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ady0OxfXXPU Naruto RPG 3 for DS Screens:  http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=fr%7Cen&u=http://jeux-france.com/blog106508_Mariods&prev=/language_tools  

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Japanese Product Fair

We don’t know what they are planning, but expect most upcoming DS and Cube games to show, along with a couple of their Wii titles. Nintendo is going to hold a product fair on July 12th in Japan. The purpose of the event is to show off what games/products Japanese retailers can expect to be selling from late summer and […]

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Final Fantasy III Now in October

Final Fantasy III has been rumored to have been pushed back to October 3rd of this year.  According to Gamestop/EBGames the release for Final Fantasy III has been pushed back from September 19 to October 03. While unconfirmed, the release date move will undoubtedly make both Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest fans a bit less tense, since Rocket Slime has […]

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DS Lite Dominating Europe

Now the DS is the number one handheld in Europe also.  It sold 200,000 units in ten days.  Officials from Nintendo of Europe have announced that the DS Lite has sold more than 200,000 units in ten days, following its European launch on June 23rd, and are claiming the DS now leads the handheld market in Europe, ahead of the […]

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