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Gamasutra Column: Why Stories Really Aren’t Important

I really do agree. I never really pay much attention to the story of a video game, nor do I really care if there is one or not. The gameplay and innovation are the tops of a video game. ‘A Journalistic Bent’ is a regular column in which our roving reporter takes a hard look at all the issues of […]

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DS Lite – Still hard to get in Japan

Japan gamers are certainly hopping around for the chance at the DS Lite. Here’s why: Popular consumer website GameSpot has translated a report from Japanese website ITmedia which indicated that the Nintendo DS Lite handheld is still difficult to obtain in Japan. The report, which included an informal poll of consumers interested in the DS Lite to find out if […]

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DS Gets a New Mech Game

Mech games are very popular, and I am surprised at the lack of them on a Nintendo system. Sandlot would like to change that. The latest issue of Famitsu magazine has revealed Nintendo and Sandlot have teamed up to make Chousouju Mecha MG, a mech game for DS separate from Nintendo’s own Custom Robo. Detailing the quest of Martin, a […]

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President Bush Gets Brain Age!

Well, I’m pretty sure he can beat my first brain age score… Tomorrow is President George W. Bush’s 60th birthday. Today, Nintendo sent him a little gift. Nintendo gave President Bush a DS Lite and a copy of Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day for his birthday. Nintendo included a letter along with the new DS and […]

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Wii Motor Sports?

Wave Race, Rad Racer, Balloon Fight…wait, is that a MOTOR SPORT! Hiding inside Nintendo’s E3 booth next to Wii Sports: Baseball was a flying game under the title Wii Sports: Airplane. No one was sure what exactly to make of this; was this an unexpected addition to the Wii Sports family, as the name would suggest? Sort of, but not […]

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New Puzzler for DS in Japan

Bandai/Namco have a new puzzler releasing this fall in Japan, and the foggy info is below: Q Entertainment, the studio behind the mega popular portable titles Lumines and Meteos, is back to offer gamers two more helpings of puzzle game goodness. Gunpey-R (short for Gunpey Reverse and Oto wo Tsunagou! Gunpey Reverse (Connect the Sounds! Gunpey Reverse), for PSP and […]

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Tokyo Game Show 2006 to be the Biggest Ever

134 companies signed, but no NINTENDO! This could be when Nintendo will pop the Wii launch date question. Now in its tenth year running, the Tokyo Game Show has grown from its small beginnings to its largest turnout ever. According to the TGS website, this year’s show will be the “largest ever,â€? with 134 companies signed on to exhibit in […]

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Louisiana Game Bill Being Defended by Senator

STILL, that darn Louisiana game bill. What’s the holdup? Pass it or don’t pass it. Of course, I don’t really care. Even though a Louisiana judge already blocked a law signed off by state Governor Kathleen Blanco, it’s not dead yet. Senator Mike Michot recently talked with Louisiana news station KATC 3, where he says the bill’s meant to curb […]

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Why an Early Launch is Bad?

A 1up Blog by Joey Stepniewski stated his opinion of Wii’s supposed early fall launch. I don’t know if I agree with his points, but do you? If you look at 1up’s News page today you’ll find speculation that Wii will arrive in September before Playstation 3. In theory this would give Wii a jump start in sales before PS3’s […]

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Sonic’s Dedication

Here is an informative article of Sonic’s background, and how we celebrate his 15-year legacy. In 1986, Sega tried to pit its Master System against the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was a fine console, but in the face of Nintendo’s near-monopolistic success it hit the U.S. market much like a ripe pumpkin hits a brick wall: messily, and without much […]

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Wii Could Launch Early Than Expected, Says CNN

There are many factors to consider in this. First, the Wii is already being manufactured; Two, Sports Illustrated for Kids suggest a release before the PS3’s, and three, CNN reports that the Wii could arrive as early as late September. If Wii watchers were happy when Sports Illustrated for Kids came out with a November 6 release date for the […]

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Need Info on the Top Wii Games

If you missed out on any of the top news, interviews, or photos of the latest and greatest Wii titles so far, then go to: http://wii.ign.com/articles/716/716553p1.html

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Wii Currently Being Manufactured

Sources say that the Nintendo Wii is already being manufactured. Maybe the launch games won’t be buggy. Let’s hope not. In a recent edition of his Game Over column on CNN Money, Chris Morris refers to an analyst note suggesting Nintendo is already manufacturing final retail Wii units — well ahead of the system’s expected launch this fall. If true, […]

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Fourth of July Spectacular

Hey, 4th of July is practically over, so I dedicated this post for any activities, events, or thoughts you had this holiday!  I will start with my activities, in which were quite boring. At last, I slept in till 11 am.  That is most certainly new for me, considering the fact that my job was closed for the day.  I […]

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More GoNintendo News July 4th

More GoNintendo News July 4th

Zombie’s Review of Trace Memory for the DS: http://youtube.com/watch?v=X3Aa0OZlmAk Mario Hoops 3-on-3 Website: http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ds/ab3j/ Nintendo Opera Browser Website: http://www.opera.com/products/devices/nintendo/ And CONGRATS to Rawmeat, the creator of the GoNintendo site, who meraculously defeated allcomers in a 99 Stock match in Super Smash Bros. Melee.  Man, I could never play one match for 85 minutes straight, but they did: Man, this makes […]

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