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Sensor Bar Port Placement

Sensor Bar Port Placement

Last March at the Game Developers Conference 2006, Nintendo of America featured an on-hand display of its Wii console. The hardware encased inside a sheet of glass, but onlookers could view it from all angles. It was during this time that we snapped a series of photos detailing the ports on the back of the unit. At E3 2006, the […]

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D2 to Make an Exclusive Wii Game

Readers whose videogame-playing years stretch back to 3DO and Dreamcast will almost certainly remember the development studio Warp and its charismatic leader Kenji Eno. The company created some truly pioneering software, including such titles as Enemy Zero, D and D2, the latter of which launched with SEGA’s ill-fated platform. Several years back, Eno disbanded Warp and started a new studio […]

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New Phantom Hourglass screens

New Phantom Hourglass screens
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Gamecube shell only skin-deep

Gamecube shell only skin-deep

By now you have certainly seen the photos making their way around the web showing that Gamecubes were played at e3 rather than Wii. But, according to this article “The Wii hardware we exhibited at E3 2006 was made specifically for the E3 show and is not the final mass-production version. Some of this hardware was cased in Nintendo GameCube […]

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New Super Mario Bros. Podcast Episodes

New Super Mario Bros. Podcast Episodes

gonintendo.com writes: Just a few days ago we reported that Nintendo would be working with GoTV to bring us some special Nintendo related media, and now the details are finally clear. Their project together will be video podcasts centered around New Super Mario Bros. for the DS. Here is a rundown of all the planned episodes. May 22 – The […]

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Satoru Iwata talks about Wii Price Point, Game Boy

Satoru Iwata talks about Wii Price Point, Game Boy

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata graciously spared a few minutes of his time at this year’s E3 to talk with us about people’s reaction to playing Wii, his view of the PS3 price point and controller, and to reassure us that the Game Boy is far from dead as some had speculated. Read on! GameDaily BIZ: First of all, thanks very […]

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Red Steel to have Blood?

Red Steel to have Blood?

“It’s the same controls, I just believe they were a bit tighter as we were developing on the GC dev for, well, for a while. I can assure you that we have plenty of time to refine, tighten, and ensure that the controls are solid. In regards to the blood, there will be blood – just not in a grpahic […]

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Gamestop game reservation rumor

Gamestop game reservation rumor

AMN is reporting that Gamestop will soon be taking reserves for Nintendo Wii games. Their list shows Red Steel, Madden Wii, Rayman: Raving Rabbids, Need for Speed: Carbon (announced at E3, multi-platform), and Medal of Honor will be among some of the titles you can reserve. This is quite an interesting story. First off, they say we can expect to […]

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Nintendo UK Confirms DS Lite Europe Launch Details

Nintendo UK Confirms DS Lite Europe Launch Details

Officials from Nintendo UK have announced that the DS Lite handheld console will launch in the UK and Europe on June 23rd for an “estimatedâ€? price of £99.99 ($187) – £10 ($19) more than the current iteration of the hardware.The DS Lite is scheduled for a North American release on June 11th for $129.99 (the same price as the original […]

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Games for Health Submissions

Games for Health Submissions

Games for Health 2006 Annual Conference Call for Content The Games for Health Project (www.gamesforhealth.org) is proud to announce its third annual conference. Slated for September 28-29, 2006 at the University of Maryland School of Medicine this conference will be the largest gathering of health and healthcare professionals, game developers, and researchers. Content submissions are due by Monday June 19, […]

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EALA’s Neil Young Interview

EALA’s Neil Young Interview

GS: I’m curious to know what you think of the Wii so far. NY: I love the way that Nintendo is focusing itself on an area in which it can actually compete effectively. The feature IP for the Wii is the controller. The feature IP for the 360 is the Xbox Live. The feature IP for the PS3 is the […]

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Miyamoto Responds to PS3 Controller

Miyamoto Responds to PS3 Controller

No one — not even a number of developers we’ve talked to — were aware Sony would be revealing motion sensor capabilities for the PlayStation 3 controller at this month’s E3. Unveiling the feature during the event seemed to be aimed at demoralizing Nintendo’s decision to focus on a similar feature with Wii, but even Shigeru Miyamoto wasn’t upset.Talking to […]

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Post E3 Questions

Post E3 Questions

Sensor Bar and Reach  Hey Matt…I know this question also applies to you so I’m hoping you can shed some light on the situation…anyways please answer this question.  Well to get to the point, I have a PT-AE900U-EC Widescreen High Definition Home Cinema Projector from Panasonic for my newly made home theatre and I also have a wicked 50″ Plasma […]

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To be Like Kenshin Dragon Quest

To be Like Kenshin Dragon Quest

From IGN Although many casual gamers aren’t aware of it, Dragon Quest is series that has been with the videogame industry since the early days of Famicom (the Japanese name for the Nintendo Entertainment System). Released before Final Fantasy, it can be truthfully said that the original Dragon Quest defined a great deal of what would become the Japanese-style RPG. […]

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Ancel Interview of Rayman Raving Rabbids

Ancel Interview of Rayman Raving Rabbids

Publishing giant Ubisoft revealed at the Electronics Entertainment Expo 2006 that it was underway with a new entry into its famed Rayman franchise. The project, Rayman Raving Rabbids, was officially unveiled for Nintendo’s Wii console complete with first screenshots and even a couple of teaser trailers. But just as big was the revelation that respected designer Michel Ancel, who gave […]

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