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Voice Acting Joyness

Voice acting creates the solemn mood of today’s video games and the atmospheres surrounding them. As the game industry continues to expand it draws more and more specialists into the fold to help create the multimillion dollar games of today. One of these growing fields is voice acting, and each year hundreds of actors are cast as the characters we […]

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Louisiana Law Blocked

Fines could be levied up to $2000 AND possible jail sentence. That’s a new one that I haven’t heard lately, but there is a strong possibility of the jury to declare it “unconstitutionalâ€?. Last week, Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco signed videogame bill HB1381 into law. The legislation would have gone into effect immediately, but Federal District Court Judge James […]

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Ubi Soft SSBB character Rumor

Personally, I wouldn’t mind Sam Fisher in the game. Then Snake would have a run for his money! Over at Jeux-France, there is a gamer reporting that he has an inside source which tells him that Ubisoft may bring Jade, Rayman, Prince or Sam Fischer to the growing list of characters in Super Smash Brothers: Brawl. Of course we won’t […]

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New Trademarks

New Trademarks

” Chick, Chick, em “ WiiPointer, WiiCulture, and !!M are the newest Nintendo trademarks, the latter which to be rumored as an instant messaging service.

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New Nintendo Power Cover Issue

New Nintendo Power Cover Issue

Inside: – Retro spills the beans on the Wii exclusive conclusion to the Metroid Prime Trilogy, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption – Top 25 titles coming to the Wii – Mario Vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the minis for the DS – Final Fantasy III on it’s way to the DS – Star Fox command for the DS More

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Miyamoto and Iwata Comments

Miyamoto and Iwata Comments

What am I interested in now? I am interested in many things. Maybe you’d love to hear that I recently owned a cat or lizard (laugh). But these are not the decisive factors for me to think about next games. Talking about Pikmin, for example, we were doing a lot of experiments on GameCube by having some concepts which were […]

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Quiz Glitter Star Load – Screens

Quiz Glitter Star Load – Screens

Created by Taito, the game, known in English as Quiz Glitter Star Load, comprises of 16 categories in all, three of which are school studies (science, math, history, literature), entertainment (television, movies, media), and sports. There will be a wireless multiplayer function. The release date has not been set, and there are no plans for a US release. Japanese site

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Louisiana With Another Game Bill

To counterattack what the ESRB is trying to break: Following news that Louisiana Democratic Representative Roy Burrell’s HB1381 bill, covering violent video games, was passed into law last week, to be subsequently challenged in court by the Entertainment Software Association, another video game-related bill is headed to Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco to be signed. However, the new bill, SB340, enjoys […]

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Soul Calibur 4 and Dragon Ball Z

Namco has kept quiet, but a recent interview has let some info slip. Another Soul Calibur was all but a forgone conclusion, but Namco’s avoided sequel talk, instead focusing on teasing Tekken 6 — although most hope they go back to the drawing board on that one, based on this year’s E3 footage. In any case, GameDaily published an interview […]

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Mercury on Wii

Mercury on Wii

Never played this PSP game, but it sounds cool if it is in the vein of Super Monkey Ball. One of the more interesting early-on PSP releases was a curious puzzler game not much unlike Sega’s Super Monkey Ball series entitled Mercury. Ignition Entertainment picked up the rights to develop a PSP sequel, but apparently their plans may not end […]

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New Rumble Tech

If anyone can find ways to improve the rumble and force-feedback features in a controller, then Immersion can. Immersion Corporation may be best known to gamers for being involved in a long, bitter court case with Sony over copyright infringement (a case that Immersion won), but almost any gamer who has played a current-gen system has felt its product in […]

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N Query 6/19/06

N Query 6/19/06

DS Virtual Console The question I have is in regards to the VC on the Wii. Will there be Game Boy games available for download onto the DS? I was thinking perhaps Nintendo could make a disk that the DS could write to after downloading classic games from the Wii? Is that at all possible? Thanks for your time, your […]

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Wii Hardware Announced

- NEC Electronics announced today that Nintendo has selected the company to provide 90-nanometer CMOS-compatible embedded DRAM technology for the forthcoming Wii console. The new LSI chips with eDRAM will be manufactured on NEC’s 300-millimeter production line at Yamagata. While no clock speeds or really juicy info was included in the release, the news does bring up a variety of […]

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NHL Extends Agreement

NHL Extends Agreement

Could we see NHL’07 for the Wii? Today brought reassuring, if not shocking news for hockey fans: the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players’ Association have extended their licensing agreements with Electronic Arts and 2K Sports, granting the two companies non-exclusive, multi-year rights to create NHL-branded games for all platforms, including next-generation contenders Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and […]

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No Wiimote mic? Downloadable dungeons?

No Wiimote mic? Downloadable dungeons?

Fellow LinkGX1 Nintendo.com Forum Member found an interesting read: Speaking to Electronic Gaming Monthly, Nintendo’s overall President Satoru Iwata and game designer legend Shigeru Miyamoto revealed a couple of pieces of interesting information. Miyamoto confirmed that Nintendo are not planning to build a microphone into the Wii-mote due to the fact this would make it too expensive. A headset would […]

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