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Winning Eleven DS Part of a Bundle?

Winning Eleven DS will be part of the Black DS Lite bundle when it launches in Japan in September.  Seems like DS Lite bundles are all the rage nowadays. Nintendo has announced that they are working with Konami to put together a Winning Eleven DS bundle. The package will include a Black DS Lite and a copy of Winning Eleven […]

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Grand Prix Games with a Wii Game

Another developer, another day, and possibly a boxing game for the Wii.  I’m all for it!   Grand Prix Games has announced that they will be bringing a title to the Wii. As of right now, there are no details on their Wii project, but hopefully that will change soon. Grand Prix Games is responsible for the Victorious Road series in […]

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New York McDonalds DS Lite Areas

If you live near New York (I live in the midwest, oh well), then hop, figuratively speaking, over to McDonalds for some free Iced Coffees, among other freebies!  A number of New York City McDonald’s locations will be giving visitors a peak at the Nintendo DS Lite beginning tomorrow. Visitors will be able to try out the device as well as win […]

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FF III Loading Times

FF III Loading Times

The Japanese product fair yesterday showcased FF III, and below is a description of the loading times: Final Fantasy III was playable at Nintendo’s recent product fair, and reader Stollentroll has sent me some information concerning the loading times in the game. A rundown of some of the events is listed below. – From the start of a battle until […]

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Wii or the PS3 Please!

The Wii still seems the more interesting of the two between the PS3 and the Wii.  Here’s what gamers said are the consoles they’re most interested in buying: 73.6%: Wii 16.7%: PS3 9.7%: neither Retailers (85 participants): Though the PS3 has a strong brand name value and appealing popular licenses, many feel it is too expensive and brings nothing new […]

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Korean Gaming Uprise

Gaming is everyone, and now has completely exploded in South Korea.  I’m glad other communities are sharing the same interest in video games as I am. Pearl Research, an industry analyst company based in San Francisco recently released a report on the status of gaming in South Korea. According to the report, the South Korean gaming market will surpass billion […]

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DS Headset Coming to Japan

Again, Japan gets all of the cool stuff.  No US date or attempt to get it to these shores yet.  Gaming site N-Sider is reporting that German news site GameFront has posted information on a headset for Nintendo DS. Unveiling the equipment at a dealer fair, Nintendo said that it would be available in Japan on September 14, for Â¥1200, […]

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1up Blogs

1up Blogs

Karen Chu drew some very interesting photos of her perception of Animal Crossing.  Some more of her work can be found at: http://wii.1up.com/do/blogEntry?bId=7259402&publicUserId=5462536 Max Wassmann had a blog about the 100 things he hates, and it’s pretty hilarious.  I agree with some and disagree with others.  What I want to know is, “What music he listens to?”  I dislike rap, […]

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Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Wi-Fi

Looks like Pokemon Diamond/Pearl has a confirmed Wi-Fi feature.  Hopefully, there will be a US date soon enough. Poke-fans have been clamoring for a way to battle each other without resorting to a link cable for years, but the upcoming release of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl should finally solve that problem; the latest scans from Famitsu via NeoGAF clearly show […]

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FF III and Black DS Lites in Japan

FF III and Black DS Lites in Japan

Unfortunately, the black and FF III covered DS Lites will only be available in Japan.  But don’t hold out hope.  US gamers have been inconveniently stuck with white-flavored DS Lites since the machine’s June launch, while Japan continues adding to its repertoire.Black and Final Fantasy III-themed (thanks for the pic, Game Watch) DS Lites are the latest on the agenda, with […]

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Six Video Game Bands You Need to See

1up gathered an impressive list of bands that you must check out if you are interested in video game music. Seems like any power trio with a Marshall stack and a garage to keep it in is cranking out game-music cover tunes these days. But videogaming musicianship goes way beyond the Castlevania theme rewrought in hard rock. More and more […]

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EA’s Holiday Lineup

If you want to find out what EA is cooking up, then check out what games will be coming to you this fall.  Madden NFL 07 Xbox 360, Xbox, PS2, GameCube, PSP, PC, DS, GBA–August PS3, Wii–2006 NASCAR 07 Xbox, PS2–September NASCAR PSP-September NBA Live 07 Xbox 360, Xbox, PS2, PSP, PC–Fall PS3–November 17 NCAA Football 07 PS2, Xbox, Xbox […]

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New Sonic: Wild Fire Screens

New Sonic: Wild Fire Screens

http://media.wii.ign.com/media/800/800277/imgs_1.html

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New Twilight Princess Concept Artwork

New Twilight Princess Concept Artwork

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

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N-Query IGN July 12th

N-Query IGN July 12th

Red Steel online, Wii load times, boxing and much more discussed. Wii Loves Spidey  Here’s my concern. I think there are many great ideas for Wii games, but I’m afraid that developers won’t put forth the effort to take well established franchises and mix them up. I have one in mind. Basically, Spiderman 2 was the greatest superhero game ever […]

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