E3 2006 - News

June2006

  • News Wii Video Roundup

    Gameworld Network posts an excellent collection of Wii videos from this years E3 show last month.

    Maybe you were in coma, but Nintendo totally rocked E3 this year with Wii. The hardware was so popular show attendees had to queue for hours just to touch the new fangled controller dubbed Wiimote. If you happened to miss the show your in luck, Gameworld Network have posted a great collection of videos..

May2006

  • News The E3 Fallout

    The games industry slows down to digest the wealth of information presented at this year's E3 Expo.

    Just like over-eating on Christmas day, everyone seems to be taking a breather after last weeks bombardment of information, I'm sorry to report that further news is thin on the ground. Attendees feet are starting to recover and they're finally getting back to their computers. Sadly we didn't have..

  • News Wii Causes Havok

    Nintendo Wii joins the likes of F.E.A.R. and Splinter Cell to utilize the Havok physics middleware solution.

    E3 2006, Havok software announce it's support for the upcoming Wii console. For those of you unfamiliar with Havok don't worry, it's more well known in the PC field. The Havok "physics middleware" engine is a software solution and is used for real time physics processing. Basically it's the..

  • News Nintendo Wii Disrupts E3 2006

    E3 attendees pack themselves into the Nintendo booth for a mere touch of the Wii console.

    The show draws to a close, the last few gamers are being dragged away kicking and screaming as they realise there is another 364 days till the next E3 expo. Nintendo however can feel proud, proud that even with a name like Wii they've done something impressive this E3. The gorgeously designed Nintendo booth..

  • News Rare's Diddy Kong Racing Upgrade

    Recently announced DS game confirmed to be developed by Rare along with some further details.

    Amongst the mass of DS announcements one caught my eye the most, Diddy Kong Racing DS. Fond memories of the N64 rushed into my brain and everything felt fuzzy. Nintendo of course kept things very quiet, not giving out further details and a merge single screenshot which appeared to be a track from the..

  • News Reggie's 27 Wiis

    Nintendo VP of sales Reggie promised 27 playable titles on the E3 show floor, IGN have compiled the lot.

    E3 home-boy and vice president of sales and marketing, Reggie Fils-Aime announced at the pre-E3 briefing that 27 titles would be available, did he deliver? Just about. Lets check out the run down. Super Mario Galaxy The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Red..

  • News Mario To Miss Out On Wii Launch

    Nintendo bigwig Shigeru Miyamoto has said Mario will only launch roughly six months after Wii launch

    Reported from an after hours press event, IGN.com have quoted the legendary Mario creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, saying that the next Mario installment, Super Mario Galaxy, will not be available at launch. " is progressing along quite well, but it's often said that when I get involved in a project..

  • News Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Details

    IGN report further details about the new Metroid Prime game, now set to debut as a Wii launch title

    Earlier today IGN.com reported information about the recently announce Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. The Retro Studios developed game is set to become the first Metroid Prime launch title and will be available along side The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess on day 1 of Wii. After talking to Retro..

  • News Super Smash Bros. Brawl

    Nintendo announce the next game in the Super Smash Bros. series, everyone get ready to Brawl!

    Yesterday at E3 Nintendo announce the brawl, Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Many gamers had been looking forward to this day and it seems as if Wii have been rewarded with battling goodness. Nintendo have also unveiled a new Super Smash Bros Dojo website that contains a bunch of information about the game, and..

  • News Wii Light Gun Controller Revealed

    Nintendo reveal more Wii goodies in the form of a Light Gun attachment. It's just too cool..

    Photographs from today at E3 have revealed a revolutionary Light Gun for Nintendo Wii. Is this not the coolest light gun you have ever seen? This is supposed to come with the new Duck Hunt Wii game, perhaps it'll be bundled together. The light gun seems to attach to the bottom of the Wii remote to create a..

  • News Nintendo E3 2006 Press Conference

    Nintendo annual pre-E3 press conference is now over, but what did we learn, whats new?

    The bomb has been dropped, Nintendo Wii is pretty much out in the open now. If you've been living under a rock you might not know that Nintendo's biggest press conference of the year took place earlier today in LA. It's often hard to keep track of everything announced at such events, so we've tried to compile..

  • News Nintendo Wii Classic Controller

    Nintendo leak an image of an unmentioned SNES like controller named "classic" in today's E3 Press Pack.

    Today, Nintendo held its pre-E3 press conference, after the speeches pretty much everything was covered and included in the digital press pack the Big N issued on the internet. However, one image was completely unmentioned, an image of a Nintendo Wii controller dubbed "Classic" in the filename..

  • News Paper Mario Just Got Super

    Nintendo unveil another game in the Paper Mario series, Super Paper Mario for Nintendo Gamecube.

    Nintendo are set to release another Mario game and its not even another sports title, its another platformer! Looking quite similar to New Super Mario Bros. on the DS, Super Paper Mario is a 2D platformer with 3D graphics. The newest chapter of the Paper Mario story isn’t just out of this world …..

  • News Super Mario Gets His Own Galaxy

    Nintendo announce the very latest Mario game, Super Mario Galaxy exclusive for Nintendo Wii.

    Today at Nintendo's pre-E3 press meeting, the Big N revealed Super Mario Galaxy, the first Mario game for Nintendo Wii. The ultimate Nintendo hero is taking the ultimate step … out into space. Join Mario™ as he ushers in a new era of video games, defying gravity across all the planets in the galaxy..

  • News Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

    Nintendo announce the third game in the Metroid Prime series, exclusively for the upcoming Nintendo Wii.

    Today, Nintendo finally name the third Metroid Prime game, Metroid Prime: Corruption. As Retro have said before Metroid Prime is a trilogy, this could be the last game in the series. "If you think you knew what it felt like to be the bounty hunter behind the visor, think again. Take aim at..

  • News Twilight Princess For Gamecube & Wii Launch Title

    Nintendo announce that there will be 2 versions of Twilight Princess, both releasing on the same day as the Wii console.

    Today at Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference, Reggie announced that the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will come in 2 versions, one for Gamecube and one for Nintendo Wii. "It is by far the best Zelda game we've ever made" boasts Reggie, "This is the..

  • News Wii Lifestyle Screenshots

    Nintendo release a bunch of images to tease us not attending E3, they could be considered as the first screenshots.

    Today, just before E3 kicks off Nintendo have released a bunch of images that show the different ways in which you can use the Wii Remote. "Depending on the game, the Wii Remote could be a weapon, a baseball bat or an airplane. The applications are limited only by imagination..

  • News Nintendo Wii Hardware Details

    Nintendo finally splash out and tell us all about the upcoming Wii system, all the details are here.

    Nintendo have released a chunk of information about the hardware, most of which we knew already. However there are a couple of new things. You can either read through this entire press release or simply scan the items we've marked important. ControlsIntuitive control for anyone using the physical..

  • News Square Enix Announce Final Fantasy For Wii & DS

    Square unveil Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Crystal Bearers for Wii and Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring Of Fates for DS.

    Square Enix have announced two new titles in the Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles series, Crystal Bearers for Nintendo Wii and Ring of Fates for Nintendo DS both to debt later in the year. "Since its introduction for Nintendo GameCube® in 2003 as an all-new take..

  • News GameTrailers.com Provide Free Nintendo Press Conference Feed

    Those lovely people over at GameTrailers.com will be broadcasting a feed from today's big event.

    May 9th has finally rolled around, its time for Nintendo to spill all the information about the upcoming Nintendo Wii revolution. Thanks to GameTrailers.com you'll be able to watch the press conference LIVE over the internet. Whats so special about this? It's FREE. It's all due to kick off at 12:30 ET,..

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