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Nintendo World Store DS Lite Opening

MIDNIGHT MADNESS EVENT KICKS OFF “SUMMER OF LITEâ€? Hundreds of Consumers and Nintendo Characters Converge on the Nintendo World Store to be the First to Get Their Hands on the Hot New DS Lite   Saturday, June 10, 9:00 p.m. – Sunday, June 11, 2:00 a.m. WHAT: Hundreds of hard-core fans and eager consumers will line up this Saturday, June […]

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Best Buy Reserves

Best Buy Reserves

Gamestop is taking Wii game reserves, EB Games is taking Wii game reserves, and now Best Buy is following the pack. While they don’t have as wide a selection as the other two stores, they do let you reserve Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Completely ignore the reserve dates, they are just placeholders for now. Check out the games here

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Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime Interview

Nintendo has an interview up with DQH:RS director Yoshiki Watabe concerning the upcoming DS game. You can read some of the interview below, and then click through to read the entire piece. Thanks Torrent!Nintendo Power: We’ve seen the early stages of Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime and had a chance to play the demo. What should we expect as the […]

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Hillary Clinton’s Media Guide

Senator and former First Lady Hilary Clinton has not been a friend to the videogame industry. Hopping on the now-concluded Hot Coffee bandwagon last summer, Clinton pushed the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive, not to mention putting her weight behind legislation designed to fine retailers selling violent and sexually explicit videogames to minors.She’s calmed on […]

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Possible messaging service

Possible messaging service

Nintendo was recently granted a curious patent with the U.S. Patent Office for a “messaging service for video game systems with buddy list that displays game being played.” Like most patents, Patent #7,056,217 is written in nearly incomprehensible legal jargon. But we at IGN have very effective decoder rings for deciphering the gist of these sorts of things. (That’s “decoder […]

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First Bleach Screens

First Bleach Screens

http://media.wii.ign.com/media/833/833630/imgs_1.html

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Point Blank DS

Point Blank DS

  Namco’s popular arcade shooter is going hand-held for the first time in Point Blank DS. In this new addition to the series, rather than using a light gun, gunners will use the stylus to blast their targets, which range from clay pigeons to extra terrestrials. There will be four difficulty settings and over forty unique stages to blast your way […]

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New Twilight Princess Screens

New Twilight Princess Screens

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

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Both Wii and PS3 to Have Four Million By Year’s End

Nintendo went on record in the weeks following E3 with a promise of six million Wii systems worldwide by the end of fiscal 2006 — that is, by the end of March, 2007. Today, company president Satoru Iwata got a bit more specific, revealing that Nintendo will ship four million of those units worldwide by the end of the calendar […]

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Connectivity Again…

Connectivity was the name given to Nintendo’s failed experiment at connecting GameCube and Game Boy Advance. The idea resulted in a few enjoyable games, but the overall feeling was that all the required wiring and adapters got in the way of the fun.  With Wii and DS, Nintendo is making another try with the Connectivity idea, and this time no […]

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Pokemon Wii Revealed

Pokemon Wii Revealed

        The video: http://media.wii.ign.com/media/818/818481/vids_1.html Some called it a fad way back when, but Pokemon is still one of the most highly-demanded and successful franchises in Nintendo’s vast library of software. The company is looking to leverage the continued Poke-mania to help bolster the runaway success of the Nintendo DS system as well as ring in the inauguration of the upcoming […]

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Wii Price and Release Date in September?

During a Japanese marketing event held on Wednesday, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said that Wii’s price and release date would be revealed by September.  Nintendo has previously stated that Wii would “not exceed $250″ and would be released in the “fourth quarter” of this year.More information as it becomes available.  http://wii.ign.com/articles/711/711626p1.html

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Wii Rumors on Youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QipDCM0Vczo

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Pelican Interview

N-Philes had the opportunity to speak with Birute Tursa, Sales Assistant of Performance Designed Products. Pelican is a division of PDP, which is responsible for the design and creation of a plethora of peripherals for every major console and handheld. These peripherals include carrying cases and screen guards for the DS and DS Lite, extra styluses for DS Lite, movie […]

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“Invisible” Developer Site

http://invisiblestudio.forumsplace.com/ offers a fresh take on being an “invisible” (make -believe) developer like Shigeru Miyamoto and Hideo Kojima.  Quite interesting…

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