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Resident Evil 4 Skit Tonight

For those of you who don’t know, Mega64 is a team of guys that put together skits revolving around all of our favorite video games. They have covered the classics, for instance Paperboy, and have done more recent games such as Prince of Persia and Katamari Damacy. Tonight they are getting the special treatment, they will be premiering their newest […]

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Do’s and Don’ts

Do’s and Don’ts

AOL Games has put together a list of some of Nintendo’s greatest moves and accomplishments, and others that…well…just weren’t that hot. It’s nice to see that the Wii has already made the list of Ninten-do’s, and you already know the Virtual Boy is on the Ninten-dont’s…but click over and find out the rest of the items that flesh out the […]

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Japan Hardware Sales May 29-June 4

1. DSL – 135,614 (2,056,107) 2. PSP – 24,595 (823,958) 3. PS2 – 18,513 (671,928) 4. GBASP – 4,364 (151,234) 5. GBM – 1,270 (97,487) 6. 360 – 1,245 (51,838) 7. NDS – 1,159 (868,537) 8. NGC – 798 (51,374) 9. XBX – 43 (1,553) 10. GBA – 30 (2,747) http://gonintendo.com/?p=2998

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Download DS Games from Wii’s VC

I’ve been as excited as the next ROM-hoarding pirate about the Wii’s Virtual Console, especially at the news that Nintendo would be releasing retro titles for $12.50 or less, as reported by Ars Technica. I’m not against paying for copies of games I’ve already purchased in the past as long as the price was reasonable. Unfortunately, it looks like Ars […]

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Next-Gen Opinions

http://next-gen.biz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3188&Itemid=2 At a business conference in Tokyo on June 7th, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed new DS and Wii details. What does it all mean? Next-Gen.Biz investigates…

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Miyamoto Interview 6/9/06

IN JAPAN he’s mobbed like a rock star. To the rest of the world he’s the talented video game creator who put Nintendo on the map more than two decades ago with characters such as Super Mario and Donkey Kong. In person, Nintendo general manager Shigeru Miyamoto is an unassuming man whose youthful appearance belies his 53 years. Miyamoto showed […]

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Apple Interested in Nintendo?

Apple Interested in Nintendo?

In 1995 Apple launched its first games console, the Bandai Pippin. It was based on a 66MHz PowerPC processor and ran a stripped-down version of Mac OS 7. The market for the device was not immediately obvious. The Mac was notorious for its lack of mainstream gaming titles, so basing a games console on OS 7 was a staggeringly perverse decision […]

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Red Steel Interpretation

Red Steel Interpretation

Red Steel already has a lot going for it as far as its presence on the Wii. It was technically the first game to be officially announced for the console, while the others weren’t confirmed until they were actually seen on the show floor at E3. Furthermore, it stands out as one of the few mature titles for the system, […]

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Tetris Dispute

Representatives from publisher THQ and Tetris rights holder The Tetris Company have settled a legal dispute regarding the use of the Tetris license, after a near-completed Tetris DS THQ title was shelved in favor of a Nintendo first-party version. A regular licensor of the Tetris name, THQ was previously prevented from releasing a Nintendo DS version of the game by […]

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Top Console/Handheld Game of May, New Super Mario Bros.

According to new data released by the NPD Group, New Super Mario Bros was the best selling console/handheld title in the U.S. during May, with the game now at number one in both America and Japan (it is released in Europe on June 30th). New Super Mario Bros. is one of just two new entries in the top ten, during […]

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Game Law, a New Opportunity

Anyone interested in a career in the video game industry now has another career option to consider: Gaming Law. This fall the University of La Verne College of Law in California will offer an academic program with an emphasis on computer game law, a field which is growing along with the gaming industry. The program is overseen by Professor Ashley […]

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Gay Gamers Surveyed

As the videogame world is increasingly under scrutiny by politicians, the press, and community groups, many in the industry are eager to knock down a few stereotypes — whether it is that gamers are violent, lazy, hopelessly nerdy, or horny, heterosexual, and male. The straight gamer stereotype — or at least part of it — is being challenged by a […]

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Take-Two on Wii

In a conference call held today, Take-Two president and CEO Paul Eibeler indicated that the company would support Nintendo’s new generation Wii console in the future. The executive said that after a strong showing at the Electronics Entertainment Expo 2006, Wii could be a potentially viable platform for Take-Two, which has historically shied away from Nintendo support.  “The positive for […]

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New Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz Screens

New Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz Screens

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Germany Expects the Wii in October

Nintendo teases with a price point and launch date announcement…announcement and it drives the gaming community into a tizzy. Reports are coming in that the Wii may be hitting Germany, and Japan come this October. THQ just put out a release list that outlines titles they will be publishing. On this list is the SpongeBob Squarepants game that was playable […]

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