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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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Majesco’s Profits

Troubled game publisher Majesco Entertainment (Psychonauts) has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended April 30, 2006, which included a slight increase over 2005, due to the company’s recent strategic shift, showing a slight profit. The company reported second quarter net revenues of $11.6 million, down from $19.9 million reported over the same period in 2005, and gross […]

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Penny Arcade Ads

Penny Arcade Ads

The industry has come under fire from politicians and parents announcing the Entertainment Software Ratings Board is broken, but considering they’re about the only entity standing up for publishers and gamers alike against the onslaught of potential censorship, the ESRB is needed now more than ever.In their latest attempt to communicate the ESRB ratings systems to gamers and parents, the […]

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Smash Bros. Roster News

According to the French-based site LiveWii, Super Smash Bros. Brawl director Masashiro Sakurai commented on Japanese radio’s “The Gaming Show” about various changes to the game’s roster.Sakurai announced Bowser Jr., the “Celda” version of Link, and Ridely, the archenemies of Samus, would all be joining the cast of characters for the Wii release.This makes sense considering Bowser Jr. has had […]

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TNA Impact! Starting Production

Last November, Midway announced that it was stepping into the ring with the up-and-coming federation TNA Wrestling and going after THQ’s undisputed US wrestling game championship. But instead of the wild, chair-throwing, body-slamming, pull-apart brawl that usually follows such a revelation in the world of pro wrestling, there’s been very little movement on TNA iMPACT! (working title) since. However, grappling […]

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NY Times Article

Nintendo’s innovation seemed to captivate attendees at E3. “Wii was extremely popular,â€? said Mr. Hsu, who was there. “As usual Nintendo has the longest lines because they really draw in the hard core, but I noticed a lot of people who weren’t the typical Nintendo fanboys were waiting in long lines to play Wii. That’s because you have all these […]

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Bandai/Namco Releases

GameCube One Piece: Pirates’ Carnival: Spring 2006 Pac-Man World Rally: Summer 2006 One Piece: Grand Adventure: Fall 2006 Zatchbell!: Mamodo Fury: Fall 2006 Nintendo DS Mage Knight: Destiny’s Solider: Summer 2006 Point Blank DS; Summer 2006 Link

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