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News: Nintendo Franchise Defence

Nintendo Franchise Defence

Miyamoto still looks towards creating new ideas and characters, Nintendo doesn't solely run on Mario and Zelda.

Things seem to have changed alot at Nintendo over the past 5 years, but they still come under fire for recycling the same brands over and over. Personally I don't have a big issue with this, you might aswell have a different brand for each genre of game and stick to what works, just..

News: Miyamoto Is Wired

Miyamoto Is Wired

Nintendo grand master was recently quizzed by the Wired news crew, talking Mario Galaxy, WiiFit and WiiWare and others.

A Miyamoto interview is always something to saver and study, its not often the genius spills his thoughts with the media, Wired recently got a dose of his current brain activity and quizzed him with the general post-E3 questions we were all wondering. Excerpt regarding Super Mario..

News: Metroid Prime 3 - Not Online?

Metroid Prime 3 - Not Online?

Retro Studios have been quoted as saying there will be no online play in the forth coming Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. Doh.

Interviewed by GamePro, Retro Studios CEO Michael Kelbaugh told the website that his studio's upcoming title Metroid Prime 3: Corruption will not feature online multiplayer. "It's something we talked about early on, but we only have so many resources. We opted to devote those..

News: Takashi Iizuka Talks NiGHTS

Takashi Iizuka Talks NiGHTS

Early this month Takashi Iizuka spoke to NGamer magazine, his interview has now been published on the CVG website for all to enjoy.

"CVG: First of all, just to relax the diehard fans, will the Wii version of NiGHTS be following the fundamental game mechanics of the original? Takashi Iizuka: For those loyal fans that have waiting 11 years for NiGHTS to return, I felt the need to keep the game..

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Comments On Sony Home And 360

Shigeru Miyamoto Comments On Sony Home And 360

Sony announced their "Home" service recently, a system that allows you to take control of an interactive human and interact in a digital world.

Shigeru Miyamoto said: “Nintendo years ago considered and rejected the type of approach Sony is now taking. Clearly Nintendo’s Miis have become a cultural phenomenon in their own right, appealing well beyond the traditional core gamer audience, and the..

News: Shigeru Miyamoto Address Game Developers Conference

Shigeru Miyamoto Address Game Developers Conference

Today Nintendo-san Miyamoto shared his "Creative Vision" as he gave his Keynote speech at the 2007 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Miymoto started off by announcing that his speech would be "a very different kind of keynote, a personal experience" and boy was he right, he even showed a bunch of his own photos using the Photo Channel on the Wii console, first off showing his very own..

News: Reggie Talks Apple Merger

Reggie Talks Apple Merger

The stuff dreams are made of for all the shiny white plastic manufacturers around the world.

It's been a soft rumour for quite a while now, ever since we saw the first pictures of the gleaming white Wii console, Nintendo merging with Apple, Apple buying Nintendo, Steve Jobs appearing on the Nintendo stage at E3... alas its all pure geek speculation. Aussie Nintendo have reported on an interview..

News: Japanese Only Games Could Get Worldwide VC Launches

Japanese Only Games Could Get Worldwide VC Launches

Finally Nintendo make some kind of hint that we may see Japanese only Nintendo classics put out for worldwide release.

For a few weeks now the word on then street has been that import favourites will not see a release on the Virtual Console due to problems with translation and such. However, speaking with Wired, Nintendo senior Vice President George Harrison revealed: “We are aware that there are..

News: Reggies Talks Shortages And Metroid

Reggies Talks Shortages And Metroid

Talking to MTV Reggie had some interesting stuff to say about the Nintendo Wii and DS consoles.

Firstly he apologised for the lack of Wii and DS units being made readily available. "We apologize that it continues to be a difficult problem to get your hands on [a Wii]," he said. "The fact is, we manufactured 4 million Wii consoles by the end of the calendar year. Our challenge was..

News: Fight Night Could Be Coming To Wii...

Fight Night Could Be Coming To Wii...

... and when I say "could" I mean it's pretty much inevitable that we can expect several boxing games on the Wii this year, right?

In an interview with doghouseboxing.com, producer of the Fight Night series David Blank stated: "We're talking about it right now. We're contemplating and we definitely feel there are some exciting things we can do with the Fight Night franchise and the Wii. When..

News: Knowing Me, Knowing You

Knowing Me, Knowing You

Ah ha! Upcoming gaming blog Game People interview Nintendo Life founder on life, games and blogging.

Were you ever curious about who made Nintendo Life? I doubt it - but If you were, now you have a chance to find out about our founding member courtesy of Andy from Game People. Andy approached me last week and told me all about a new regular interview feature on his site called "Blogging People"..

News: Reggie Acts Cool Again

Reggie Acts Cool Again

Now lets get this straight from the start: everything Reggie Fils-Aime says is cool. Got that? Right, then I'll carry on telling you what he says about the Wii hardware sales.

The Nintendo of America president has said today that Nintendo are on track to ship 4 million Nintendo Wii units by the end of the year - and could even exceed that figure. Speaking at the Reuters Media Summit he said:..

News: Nintendo Originally Planned $100 Wii

Nintendo Originally Planned $100 Wii

BusinessWeek Tokyo correspondent Kenji Hall recently talked with two members of the development team, Shigeru Miyamoto and veteran designer Ken'ichiro Ashida, about developing the Wii.

The two Japanese veterans were quizzed about various aspects of the Wii development cycle, here's a selection of answers that are of significant interest. "Miyamoto: We started work on the Wii around the time..

News: Reggie Talks To CNET

Reggie Talks To CNET

Web giant CNET sits down with Reggie and asks him about the Wii, will we all get one?

The Nintendo Of US and A President, Reggie, was quizzed by CNET's Rich DeMuro. The interview was recorded and thrown online for us all to see. Reggie looked as calm as ever, but completely deflected the whole "one more secret" rumour that'd currently been buzzing around the Internet. I probably believe him,..

News: Downloadable Content For Twilight Princess?

Downloadable Content For Twilight Princess?

The guys over at gamepro.com recently had a chat with Nintendo of America Senior Vice President George Harrison, and they managed to get a few interesting facts out of him, one of them being that downloadable content for the next game in the critically acclaimed Zelda series, is a possibility they are considering.

There is very little doubt that The Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess is the..

News: Bully Them All You Want

Bully Them All You Want

US Judge rejects a ban on Rockstar's latest smack-em-up "Bully" known in the UK as "Canis Canem Edit".

The US lawyer Jack Thompson attempted to get the game "Bully" banned from sale in Florida saying it was nothing more than a "Columbine simulator". The lawyer has a history of hate towards video games and seems to think they are the root of all evil. Thankfully for the gaming world, a US Judge..

News: Exclusive Interview: Opera Talk Wii

Exclusive Interview: Opera Talk Wii

The norwegian software company Opera are developing the Internet browser for both the Nintendo DS and the Wii.

Opera's Berit Hanson was nice enough to answers our questions regarding their web browser currently in development for Wii. Why do you think Nintendo chose Opera for their Wii browser? There are a lot of browsers out there, and some are more popular than Opera?Opera is experienced in..

News: Eidos Boss Expects Wii Success

Eidos Boss Expects Wii Success

Lara Croft know-it-all Ian Livingstone has suggested that Nintendo's approach is very interesting and could prove very successful.

This came in an interview with EuroGamer.net, the Eidos "product acquisition director" was quizzed about the company's support for the three major players in the imminent console war. "The beauty about being an independent publisher is that you can support any..

News: Red Steel Interview

Red Steel Interview

Producer/Blogger Marie-Sol Beaudry talks to Firing Squad about Red Steel, including the initial development.

GoNintendo.com pointed us in the right direction of the latest Red Steel interview. This time it was FiringSquad.com putting the questions to the Ubisoft games producer, Marie-Sol Beaudry. "The first contact between Ubisoft and Nintendo was at E3 2005. At that time Nintendo wanted a..

News: London Games Festival

London Games Festival

A new festival coming to London this October celebrating everything that video games have to offer.

GamesIndustry.biz and EuroGamer.net have teamed up with a bunch of companies to bring the games industry back to the UK. The new festival set to take place between 2nd and 7th October will be held at venues across London. These events include The London Games Festival Network, The London Games..

News: SEGA Says More Wii On The Way

SEGA Says More Wii On The Way

SEGA's Scott Steinberg confirms the company is already looking towards second generation titles for Wii

SEGA of America's Vice President of Marketing Scott Steinberg recently sad down with GameDaily.biz and discussed what the SEGA's plans were for Wii. First topic was the affordability of Wii development over the 360 and PS3. So, there's no doubt that Wii is a more affordable for developers and..

News: Miyamoto Talks Galaxy

Miyamoto Talks Galaxy

Nintendo chief Shigeru Miyamoto talks to MTV about the upcoming Wii title, Super Mario Galaxy

Earlier this week EuroGamer reported on an interview between MTV (yes, really) and Sir Miyamoto. The maestro was talking about the next generation Mario game, Super Mario Galaxy, set for release on Wii sometime early 2007. "Is having different spheres or planets Mario can visit, with the idea being if..

News: The Story Behind Nintendo ON

The Story Behind Nintendo ON

1up.com talk to the mastermind behind the 2005 Nintendo ON video and reveal all of its secrets.

Casting your mind back to the weeks leading up to E3 2005 you may remember a video, a video that sent tingles all the way from your head, down your spine and into your toes. Nintendo ON was probably the most convincing Nintendo fake ever. In an article originally posted last year, 1up.com talks to the..

News: Kojima Wants To Develop On The Wii

Kojima Wants To Develop On The Wii

And he says he would even quit Metal Gear Solid 4 to do it!

In a recent interview with Computer and Video Games, Hideo Kojima has revealed that he is very interested in working on the Wii. CVG: What are your impressions of Nintendo Wii and how did Snake appear in Smash Brothers? Kojima: I’ve played Tennis, Zelda and Mario on Wii. I find Tennis very interesting. I played the early version but the..

News: Miyamoto To Talk To Kotaku

Miyamoto To Talk To Kotaku

Kotaku will be featuring a video interview with Shigeru Miyamoto next week concerning the Wii and DS connectivity.

Gaming weblog, Kotaku, will feature a video interview with Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto about Wii/DS connectivity next week, along with the Wii information. Miyamoto says that the connectivity is already built into the Wii, and the DS will be able to connect wireless with the..