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Japanese Opinions on Consoles

Irem’s Kazuma Kujo – “most interesting thing is that these two systems (PS3 & Wii) are launching near-simultaneously.â€? He hypothesizes that developers will only truly succeed in making good games if they focus on one system, and that it will be very exciting to see who decides to focus on which system. Capcom/Clover’s Atsushi Inaba – “this upcoming console race […]

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More On Possible November 6th Launch

Nintendo’s new Wii console will only just beat PS3 to market in early November, suggest the latest rumours. According to cubed3.com, sources at Nintendo have suggested that Monday November 6th will be the day retail can roll out Wii. But given that most hardware launches take place on a Friday, MCV believes Friday November 3rd or 10th to be the […]

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Dead and Furious

Dead & Furious is an on-rails shooter inspired by games like House of the Dead and Time Crisis. You use the stylus to aim, shoot, and look as your are guided through the levels.Advertising an “immersive storyline” that takes place in maximum security prisons, research facilities, swamplands, an airport, and more, players are asked to “discover the truth.” Using the […]

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Bleach Headin to Wii Overseas

Bleach Headin to Wii Overseas

A game version of the popular anime series Bleach is heading to the Wii. No news on a US release date, and one is pretty unlikely seeing that Bleach is not very well known here. Bleach fans, keep your fingers crossed. Thanks Shakhak! Source

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New Twilight Princess Info

Once again I am very surprised that some new Nintendo info comes out of MTV. Old Grandma Hardcore was walking (or should I say rascalling) around the E3 show floor, and of course she had to check out Twilight Princess. While she was playing, the Nintendo rep explained when the game would be coming out. He then went into more […]

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Downloadable Perrin Kaplin Interviews

Downloadable Perrin Kaplin Interviews

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ATI Teases “Graphics Were the Tip of the Iceberg”

Although by many accounts Nintendo stole the show at this year’s E3 with an impressive Wii showing, the graphics of the Wii games were far from impressive. That said, we spoke with an ATI representative who explained that what we saw was just the “tip of the iceberg.” The “Hollywood” GPU may be more powerful than we think. While Microsoft […]

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Opera Interview

Opera Interview

The Opera Wii Browser is somewhat shrouded in mystery, so in an attempt to find out some facts and work out just what to expect when it launches we hooked up with the good folks at Opera. Scott Hedrick the Executive Vice President with Opera for Devices agreed to answer some of our questions and respond to some speculation. Obviously […]

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Common Sense for DS Screens

Common Sense for DS Screens

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Player Profiles/Caricatures Confirmed

Wired News: With the graphic design, is there a reason for having it as simple as it is? Katsuya Eguchi: Sure, there are games that require more sophisticated graphics. But there are also titles that require more simplified graphics. Our priority with Wii Sports isn’t graphics; what we were trying to show through these games is how the controllers works, […]

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Minnesota Passes Bill

The Governor of the U.S. State of Minnesota, Tim Pawlenty, has signed into law Republican Representative Jeff Johnson’s HF1298 bill, which adds fines for underage gamers who buy M or AO rated games. The full text of the bill, which was passed by the Minnesota House late last month, requires video game retail outlets to put up signs that explain […]

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Video Games Live Hitting Philidelphia

Tomorrow, citizens of Philadelphia are in for a treat when the Video Games Live concert series continues its tour at the Merriam Theater. Tickets for the musical event fall between $25-65, and are currently still on sale at Ticketmaster.If you’re not sure what to expect, check out the latest trailer from the recent San Jose show for an idea. The […]

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance Voice Contest

If you’ve ever wanted to add your vocal imprint to a videogame, now’s your chance; Activision’s running a contest where one guy and one girl will win the ultimate prize of being the voice of either Bruce Banner (the mild-mannered alter-ego of The Hulk) or Jean Grey in the upcoming, multiplatform release Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. Those interested in entering the […]

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Satoru Iwata Talks WiiConnect 24

In a recent interview, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata gave us some info on a plan for the functions of WiiConnect 24: “I’ll give you a specific example we are planning for. Let’s say your Wii is connected to the Internet in a mode that allows activation on a 24-hour basis. This would allow Nintendo to send monthly promotional demos for […]

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Hochiminh’s Rant Day 20

This is in response to the 4-page “Reggie to Rumble” article in July’s issue of Nintendo Power, which I finally received yesterday. I read the informative article, but some of his answers I don’t entirely agree with. NP asked: Why do you think the Gamecube finished third in the North American home-console race? Reggie responded that their was two key […]

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