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Nintendo Wii Dominating Free Radical Poll

The Nintendo Wii___88%.  Incredible.  It must be a misprint folks! Choose your cuboid! Xbox 360 3% PlayStation 3 5% Nintendo Wii 88% Consoles are for dweebs. PC. 1% DREAMCAST ALL THE WAY!! I’m still playing Dynamite Cop II and Confidential Mission.

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Dragon Quest 9 Rumor and More…

Dragon Quest and Man series fans, read onward:  Reader JasonMCG sent me an email with a juicy little rumor. The buzz going around is that in the newest issue of EGM to hit magazine stands, a staff writer by the name of Quarterman states that Dragon Quest IX will be a Wii exclusive. That is it, that is all the […]

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Sci-Fi Channel Talks Wii

Sci-Fi talks about how they think the Wii will win the next-gen console war.  The Nintendo Wii has surprised a lot of people, generating loads of buzz from its strange name, unique controller, and low price point. But are those things enough to topple the monster consoles from Microsoft and Sony? An admittedly underpowered machine, Nintendo has taken a very […]

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2006 Developer UK Awards

 Studios Category sponsored By nVidiaNew UK/European Studio Bigbig Studios Most Improved Studio Rebellion Mobile Games Studio sponsored By Nokia N-Gage Gameloft Handheld Games Studio Rockstar Leeds New UK/European StudioBigbig StudiosRebellionGameloftRockstar LeedsIntellectual Property Category New Console IP Buzz! (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe External Development/Relentless) New PC IP Fahrenheit, aka Indigo Prophecy (Quantic Dream) Best Use Of A Licence King Kong (Ubisoft) […]

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PS3 Could Be Unreliable

Cell chips in the PS3 are said to possibly burn out or ruin the PS3 hardware.  Speaking with Electronic News’s Ed Sperling, Tom Reeves, vice president of semiconductor and technology services for IBM, said that defects are a huge problem with the Cell processor chip, which is one of the major components of the PlayStation 3. â€?It becomes a bigger […]

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Gamers, Retailers, and Developers in Japan Like Wii

Gamers are looking forward to the Wii in Europe, due to its innovation and low price point, among other things.  Pretty much everyone in Japan loves Wii, according to a recent poll. Otona Fami, a member of the Famitsu publication family, recent surveyed developers, gamers, and retailers on which next-generation console they were most looking forward to, and Wii won every […]

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Japan Always Gets More

Hot Air on Nintendojo describes why Japan gets all of the goods.  Why not the US?  It’s a logically true argument.  I’ve been thinking about a few things lately, and I’m more than a little fed up. What kind of things, you might ask? Well, things like Mario- and Luigi- themed GameCube controllers, collectible DS Lite cases, and… I don’t know… […]

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EA’s Press Event Wii News

This is the Wii portion of the EA press event.  For the rest of it, go to: http://www.gamespot.com/news/6153984.html Now Jason Armenise from EA Canada is up for Madden on the Wii. The Wii seems to have this uncanny ability to make you care about genres you don’t even usually play, just to see how they’ve mapped existing concepts onto that […]

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Madden Wii Impressions

More Madden Wii impressions from Electronic Arts press event.  It’s almost football season in the world of video games. With NCAA Football 07 shipping next week, and the console versions of Madden 07 hitting stores a month later, armchair quarterbacks have plenty to look forward to. But one of the more anticipated football titles won’t hit stores until well after the […]

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SIX Confirmed Wii EA Titles!

MORE EA GAMES!  Incedibly awesome.  Tiger Woods 2007 looks confirmed.  THANK GOD!!! Nintendo fans fearful of lackluster Wii third party contributions can break open the champagne, as EA has confirmed major support for the upcoming Wii system. According to an official release, EA has at least six Wii games currently in development, representing the Madden, Godfather, Tiger Woods, Harry Potter, […]

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New Project Hammer Screens

New Project Hammer Screens

Plenty more at: http://media.wii.ign.com/media/826/826992/imgs_1.html

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Red Steel Blog #2

Red Steel Blog #2

Meet the people behind Red Steel in the recent IGN Developer’s Blog:  Hi everyone, this is Marie-Sol! I want to take this week as an opportunity for some of the key developers behind Red Steel to introduce themselves and let you know what they’ve been up to lately. Nicolas Eypert Hi, I’m Nicolas Eypert; I’m the Creative Director of the […]

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Ubi Soft Acquires Driver Franchise

I am a huge fan of Ubi Soft’s Pro Rally games, and now they have Driver to boot. Today Ubisoft announced it will acquire the Driver franchise, taking the wheel from Atari, which has published the action-on-wheels series for years now. In an agreement expected to close soon, Ubisoft will pay 19 million euros ($24 million) in cash for the […]

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GoNintendo July 12th

GoNintendo July 12th

The Official UK Nintendo Magazine article, to be released soon.  Yep.  Resident Evil Wii details soon enough folks! The Settlers for DS Screens: http://www.gamespot.com/ds/strategy/thesettlers/screenindex.html?sid=6153880 Tingle RPG for DS Screens: http://jeux-france.com/news16590_tingle-rpg-plus-d-images.html Yakuman DS Wi-Fi and currently only in Japan: http://gamefront.de/ Bleach DS 2 rumored: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=109827 New Lego Star Wars II Screens: http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=fr%7Cen&u=http://jeux-france.com/blog106930_Ajv&prev=/language_tools Madden ’07 DS Screens: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=109840 Japanese Software Sales July […]

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Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Info

More Pokemon craze.  Hey, I’m not a pokemon fan whatsoever, but if you are, more info about the special skills of Pokemon characters is now available.  Here is also some new information: *Chierimu is a Grass Type Pokémon. Classification of Sakura Pokémon. It has a brand new ability called Flower Head *Pachirissuis an Electric Type Pokémon. Classification of Electric Squirrel Pokémon. […]

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