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New Japan Game Rating System

With two forms of adult-related ratings — Japan’s new video game system seems so familiar. Kotaku and its correspondent in Japan (Brian Ashcraft) report that the Japanese will adopt a new rating system for video games.The Japanese ratings are A, B, C, D and Z. Games rated D have content for gamers above 17-years-old, while Z-rated games are for consumers […]

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Nintendo Amusement Park

Nintendo Amusement Park

Nintendo fans are known for their obsessive nature; it’s part of their lifeblood. Who knew such an infatuation with a fat, Italian plumber who can’t score with the chick he keeps saving would manifest itself into the conceptualization of an amusement park based on the principles of the platforming series: jumping, hitting blocks and destroying Goombas.That’s exactly what Dan Albritton, […]

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New Twilight Princess Screens

New Twilight Princess Screens

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New Super Mario Galaxy Screens

New Super Mario Galaxy Screens

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Medal of Honor: Airborne

Medal of Honor: Airborne

Here is some e3 news that didn’t get the recognition it deserved. Sure, we knew about Call of Duty 3, but there are also loyal Medal of Honor fans. Here is a short article from Nintendo Power, July 2006 issue: “When you’re parachuting into Nazi territory, nothing cramps your WWII fighting style more than nonintuitive controls and a jerky camera. […]

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Super Mario Galaxy 2 Players

Super Mario Galaxy 2 Players

I finally recieved my July issue of Nintendo Power, and a little side note in the Wii news caught my eye: “If you were shooting through space, you’d say “Whee!” too. Though Super Mario Galaxy delivers a great one-player experience, two can team up for cooperative play.” Unless I am a bit behind, this has never been announced previously. If […]

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Nintendo DS Lite US Street Date Broken: Now Available

Nintendo DS Lite US Street Date Broken: Now Available

I called around to a couple of local Target and Walmart stores and found out they were selling the DS almost 2 weeks before the official release date: – Philadelphia SE Target – “Selling it tommorow” – Phila-Bridesburg Target – “Should of had it yesterday” – Deptford, NJ Target – “Not out yet” – Wal-Mart Store #2141 1601 South Columbus […]

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YouTube Movies

Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends (DS): Watch Elebits Promo Trailer: Watch Super Swing Pangya Golf Trailer: Watch

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Non-Wii Lineup

Nintendo DS(TM) June 5: Big Brain Academy(TM) June 5: Magnetica(TM) June 11: Nintendo DS(TM) Lite June 26: Sudoku Gridmaster Aug. 28: Star Fox(R) DS Sept. 18: Pokemon(R) Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team Sept. 25: Mario vs. Donkey Kong(TM) 2: March of the Minis Oct. 9: Clubhouse Games(TM) TBD: Pokemon(R) Ranger Oct. 30: Children of Mana(R)Nintendo GameCube(TM) Sept. 25: Baten Kaitos […]

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Opera Widgets Rumor

Opera Widgets Rumor

While the Opera press release doesn’t specify a specific gaming platform, we would have to guess that it is either the DS or the Wii. Thanks to Bjorna for the heads up! Opera Software today announced that the Opera SDK for Devices will include Web-based Widgets in its next version, Opera 9 for Devices. Widgets can now be delivered to […]

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Natsume Interview

During the second day of E3, N-Philes had the chance to sit down and talk with Graham Markay, Natsume’s Senior Director of Operations. Though they’ve released revered action games such as the Super Nintendo’s Pocky and Rocky, the company is best known for their Harvest Moon and Legend of the River King franchises. Natsume is currently preparing Harvest Moon DS, […]

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DS Lite Rumble Pak

Nintendo of Japan has announced, via its official Japanese website that a new rumble cartridge for the Nintendo DS Lite has gone on sale, priced at Â¥1,200 (just over $10).While a rumble cartridge has been available for the Nintendo DS for some time, the new cartridge has been redesigned to better fit the newly re-designed Nintendo DS Lite, which is […]

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Gamer Demograhohic Podcast

For a very interesting podcast, go to: http://cmpmedia.vo.llnwd.net/o1/gdcradio-net/GAMA/Gama_003.mp3

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CERTA Enforces Game Rules

For the third consecutive year, the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA), including video game related trade associations, has declared June “Entertainment Ratings and Labeling Awareness Month.”As violence and nudity in games is increasingly a hot political issue, the entertainment industry tries to make parents more knowledgeable of the tools readily available to them in choosing or regulating their […]

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WarioWare Interview

WarioWare Interview

May 30, 2006 – Nintendo executives are keen to repeat the company philosophy, which is that Wii is designed to capture both the hardcore and non-gamers alike. One of the most mainstream-ready franchises for GameCube and more recently DS is WarioWare, and now the series is headed to Wii. We recently had the chance to interview creator Goro Abe about […]

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