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Seven Ubi Soft games to the Wii

Seven Ubi Soft games to the Wii

Along with Red Steel and Rayman: Raving Rabbids, they have five more tiltes, all expected near launch. Ubisoft certainly seem to have fallen head over heels with Nintendo’s next generation console. On a release list sent to retailers in America recently, five new games appeared on the list from them for Wii – all seemingly within the launch window (launch […]

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Controller Challenges

Controller Challenges

Is it really tough to create games for the Nintendo Wii? In my opinion, I agree, and so does the opinion of this writer: Ten years after the release of the N64, its analog stick and Mario 64, games controllers are big news again. With Miyamoto conducting an animated orchestra with a Wii controller at E3, games like Big Brain […]

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New Banana Blitz Screens

New Banana Blitz Screens

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Earthworm Jim CD

Earthworm Jim CD

As a lot of you know, just recently we went out to Phily to see Video Games Live, a video game symphony put together by Tommy Tallarico. Mr. Tallarico has been in the games industry for quite some time, composing many, MANY game soundtracks along the way. I have a sweet spot in my heart for the soundtracks from Earthworm […]

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Wii Controller’s Optical Sensor

Wii Controller’s Optical Sensor

Why have two sensors, a sensor bar and an optical sensor in the remote? I’ve been mulling over the Wii game console’s innovative controller. One question I haven’t heard the answer to so far is what does the optical sensor do? Does anyone know? I suppose it tells the console that someone is standing in front of the TV and […]

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Nintendo DS Lite up to Par with the Original and Other News

Nintendo DS Lite up to Par with the Original and Other News

The Nintendo DS Lite clocked in 136,500 in the 2 day span, plus the New Super Mario Bros and Brain Age clocked in at number 1 and 3 respectively. For more, go to: Source

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Mega Man FPS for Wii Rumor

Mega Man FPS for Wii Rumor

Sega Bringing New Megaman FPS to Nintendo’s new generation console. by Matt Casamassina June 14, 2006- We here at IGN have just recieved word that Sega is bringing Megaman to the Wii for the first time ever in first-person. “Based off Retros Critically acclaimed fps adventure, Megaman, exclusivly for the Wii, will take Megaman in a new direction. Using the […]

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Atari’s Financial Losses

Atari’s Financial Losses

Struggling publisher Atari, a subsidiary of French publisher Infogrames, announced its financial results for the fiscal 2006 fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2006, reporting slightly decreased losses in the face of financial challenges and disappointing sales. The company posted a net loss of $4.3 million for the quarter, compared to $9.1 million in the same quarter in 2005. […]

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Nintendo Hosts Pediatric AIDS Benefit

Nintendo Hosts Pediatric AIDS Benefit

It’s good to see that the good fellows of Nintendo really do care about the victims of humans deadly diseases. Nintendo has announced that it helped participate in a fundraiser last Sunday, June 11 in Los Angeles for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. The event, which was designed to raise more than $1 million pediatric AIDS research, saw attendance […]

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Majesco Made Nasdaq

Nasdaq just squeezed Majesco in due to their improved sales in the second quarter. Officials from Majesco have confirmed that the company is no longer under threat of being delisted from the major U.S. NASDAQ stock exchange, following the successful filing of the company’s second quarter financial results. The results were filed within the extended deadline of June 10th given […]

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Is Crawford Right?

A recent rant/opinion in the Opinions section has an article based on Crawford’s ideas that current companies are non-innovative. Well, you can reply to the answer, “Is Crawford right, or is there really a strive for innovation in today’s games?” Go to: http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/qotw.php P.S. You don’t have to put your member name in; you can choose to be anonymous.

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RUMOR EGM Q’s

Hoping that these are true, but I will cross my fingers. Also from the rumor pages of the July 2006 issue of the EGM comes the tidbit that developers are shelving their PS3 projects in favor of the more economic cheaper development costs associated with the Nintendo Wii. Had enough yet? Contrary to a 1UP News report where LucasArts denied […]

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Video Game Talk at Congress

Geez, they just won’t stop.  I really don’t think bills will stop underges kids from buying games, but attorneys are trying… More political movement involving the games industry goes down in Washington DC this afternoon, with Florida Republican Cliff Stearns, Chairman of the Commerce, Trade & Consumer Protection Subcommittee, heading up ‘Violent & Explicit Video Games: Informing Parents & Protecting […]

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No SSBB Updates.

It seems like they are in the thick of things in the SSBB game. They have a LOT of characters to work on after all. For the official announcement, Read More

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Raid Over the River DS Description

It will be interesting to see how new company Nibris handles third-party exclusive titles. Raid Over the River DS looks like they may be on the right track. * 6 campaigns, each with several missions, providing at least 10 hours of constant playing * 6 different vehicles to be driven in 6 different time dimensions * very extensive weaponry * […]

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