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News: THQ Set For Launch

THQ Set For Launch

Four titles from THQ will be available on day one of Wii, Avatar, Barnyard, Cars and Spongebob.

Okay, so they're probably not the kinda games we'll be buying, but THQ have offered some decent titles for the younger market. Anyway, here's the low-down on all four games that'll be available at launch. Avatar: The Last Airbender: "Based on one of Nickelodeon's hottest TV shows, the Avatar: The..

News: Get Your Mask On

Get Your Mask On

The Zelda hardcore rejoice, another figure comes to the market, this time from Majora's mask.

Just in case you don't know what I'm talking about, Majora's Mask was the 2nd Zelda title for Nintendo 64, whilst it was the follow up to the legendary Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask was quite different, but primarily it was dark. Someone over at First 4 Figures tipped us off that they're releasing a new..

News: New Adventure Game Announced For The DS

New Adventure Game Announced For The DS

The German Publisher Anaconda, behind several German games, like Undercover: Operation Wintersun for the PC, has recently announced a new adventure game for Nintendo's handheld system, and this one is releasing in English too.

Many German games are never released outside Germany, and if they are, they often suffer from bad marketing and terrible voice-over and translation. Anaconda want to change..

News: Heatseeker Will Blow You Away On The Wii

Heatseeker Will Blow You Away On The Wii

Codemasters just announced a new military flight combat simulator, and it's launching on the Wii later this year.

Developed by the relatively old and independent British company Codemasters, Heatseeker will deliver fast-paced modern military flight action, and is set to be the most explosive, destructive and exhilarating arcade aerial combat experience ever, at least if we should believe the..

News: Pro Evo For Wii?

Pro Evo For Wii?

Konami producer Shingo Takatsuka has confirmed to CVG it's "in development and testing right now".

Speaking to CVG the Pro Evolution Soccer producer has confirmed they have a working version of the soccer masterpiece on the Wii hardware and are currently experimenting with different control methods of the Wiimote. Although this could all be for nothing, Konami have yet to officially announce any..

News: Pokémon Breaks The Sales Records

Pokémon Breaks The Sales Records

Those of you who thought the Pokémon fever was over, think again. The Franchise is hotter than ever.

Since it's start back in 1996 with Pokémon Red and Blue, the Japanese anime inspired franchise has been one of the best selling video game series ever, and a major earner for Nintendo. Mix this with the tremendous success of the DS, and you got to have a smashing success, right? In fact, Pokémon..

News: Cube Games Region Locked On Wii

Cube Games Region Locked On Wii

Eurogamer's recently had the chance to speak to Nintendo UK about some more of the specifics relating to the region locking of the Wii.

A nintendo spokesperson has told Eurogamer that the Wii will be region locked when playing GCN games. So if you imported your GCN games, you will have to get an imported Wii to play them. Nintendo also confirmed that the Virtual Console will in fact have region..

News: New Twilight Princess Information

New Twilight Princess Information

A German Nintendo Magazine has revealed some new information on Nintendo's upcoming flagship.

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is probably the most anticipated title for Nintendo's Next Generation console, and it will undoubtedly play a role on the Wii's success in the upcoming console war. The German Nintendo Magazine N-Zone has published a huge story on the game, and it reveals some very..

News: Red Steel Progress

Red Steel Progress

Ubisoft seem to be making good progress with the Wii launch title, few new details emerge.

4cr have done an excellent job of rounding up the latest chucks of info surrounding the Ubisoft first person shooter, Red Steel. First of all, there will be 4 player multiplayer action, but no online gaming this time around. SL: “It’s tough to discuss multiplayer in detail as it’s still a secret but..

News: Capcom Announces Mega Man Star Force

Capcom Announces Mega Man Star Force

During the Tokyo Game Show, the Japanese developer and publisher Capcom, announced Mega Man Star Force for the DS, the first game in a new interesting Mega Man series.

Since it's start back in 1987, the Mega Man series have proven to be one of Capcom's most popular franchises, and it has spawned several unique series. Star Force is the first game in such a series, and the third mega man game to..

News: The Cost Of Wii Points

The Cost Of Wii Points

Nintendo have announced that 2,000 Wii points will set Americans back $20 and Europeans £14 (€20).

So lets break down the cost for each Virtual Console title: NES Games (500 Points) - $5 | £3.50 | €5 SNES Games (700 Points) - $7 | £4.90 | €7 N64 Games (1,000 Points) - $10 | £7 | €10 Admittedly that is a tad pricey as you can pick up the original physical copies for pretty much the..

News: Wii Games Not Region Free

Wii Games Not Region Free

It seems like Nintendo can't decide whether or not the Wii games will be region free, because now they suddenly aren't anymore.

Earlier today, we reported that according to Perrin Kaplan, Nintendo of America's Vice President of Marketing and Affairs, games for the Nintendo Wii would be region free, but apparently she have misunderstood something, because now Nintendo UK's General Manager David..

News: 20 US Launch Games Confirmed

20 US Launch Games Confirmed

The best console launch in history? You can count on it!

Here are the 20 games confirmed to be available as the Wii launches on the 19th of November in the US: Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII Call of Duty 3 Elebits Excite Truck Far Cry: Vengeance GT Pro Series Madden NFL 07 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Monster 4x4: World Circuit Need for Speed: Carbon Open Season Rapala Tournament Fishing Rayman..

News: Metroid Prime 3 Delayed Until 2007

Metroid Prime 3 Delayed Until 2007

Retro Studios have not been able to complete Metroid Prime 3 in time for the Wii launch.

However, they have tweaked the control scheme to include a sensitivity option for the controller. The sensitivity option not only speeds up the controllers responsiveness, but reduces the 'dead-spot' in the center area of the screen, allowing more natural turning; a much requested feature after playing the..

News: US And Japanese Wii Launch Details

US And Japanese Wii Launch Details

The Wii will launch in North and South America before Japan!

Nintendo have announced launch plans for most of the world, with the PAL territories to follow in the Nintendo Europe conference tomorrow. Wii will launch in the US on the 19th of November and on the 2nd of December in Japan Wii will cost $250 US in America (about £133) In Japan the console will be priced at 25,000 Yen in Japan (about..

News: Final Fantasy XII Spin Off On DS

Final Fantasy XII Spin Off On DS

The Shoen Jump magazine has now confirmed the recent rumor that a FFXII game may make it onto the DS.

So far though nothing has been announced on the content of Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings. All we know is that its a spin-off title that revolves around the Playstation 2 game, further milking the SquareEnix cash-cow. Hopefully it will stick close to the quality expected from the Final Fantasy..

News: Heroes Of Mana Confirmed For The DS

Heroes Of Mana Confirmed For The DS

According to the Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu, Square-Enix will develop Heroes of Mana for the DS, a mix between RTS and RPG.

Square-Enix, with it's extremely popular Final Fantasy series, has grown to be one of the main developers and publishers in the gaming industry, and with games like Final Fantasy III for the DS, and Dragon Quest Swords and Final Fantasy Crystal chronicles for the Wii,..

News: ESRB Reveals Virtual Console Games

ESRB Reveals Virtual Console Games

ESRB, an American website that provides reliable information about the content in computer and video games, has revealed seven titles that should be available on Virtual Console

The Virtual Console for the Wii will be a built-in emulator that let's you download and play games from other consoles, from NES to N64, and consoles from other companies as well. With Microsoft's successful Xbox live..

News: Brain Training Tournament For Grandparents

Brain Training Tournament For Grandparents

Nintendo introduces gaming to grandparents with a competition in the popular DS game, Brain Training.

Since the famous NES console launched in 1983, Nintendo has been considered by many as the console for kids. Of course, most people who make these statements have never actually played a Nintendo System, but nevertheless, many people still consider Nintendo as a more childish company than, for..

News: Splinter Cell For Wii Launch

Splinter Cell For Wii Launch

The highly anticipated action-stealth game from Ubisoft is also coming to the Wii. The french company recently announced that it's working on a version for NIntendo's upcoming console.

This is actually Ubisoft's eight confirmed game for the Nintendo Wii, so I guess by now we can assume that Ubisoft thinks the Wii will be a success, which is great of course. "We are very excited to bring Tom..