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News: Golden Joystick Awards 2006 Nominees

Golden Joystick Awards 2006 Nominees

Those golden people have announced which games have gotten the nod for this years Golden Joystick Awards.

But wait, 2006 isn't over yet? What about Wii games? Well, "Games released between 1 August 2005 and the 31 July 2006 are eligible for the 16 categories". Nintendo seems to be fairing well with Mario Kart DS "featuring heavily across the 16 categories, grabbing six shortlist places and one for..

News: Wii Rampage

Wii Rampage

Midway set to release an "updated for Wii" edition of Rampage: Total Destruction

IGN have today reported that publisher Midway is set to extend its support for Wii by releasing an updated version of the popular PS2 title, Rampage: Total Destruction. "Rampage: Total Destruction for Wii will feature an additional 10 creatures over the previous games, upping the roster to some 40 beasties. Each..

News: EA Announce FIFA 07

EA Announce FIFA 07

Get your boots, its back again. Electronic Arts are set to release yet another edition of its popular football sim.

You've probably just about gotten over the fact we didn't win the World Cup this year, its nothing new. Only a month or so before the 06/07 season officially gets underway. The summer transfer window will soon be closing and your FIFA 06 will be completely out of date, whats the..

News: The Ubisoft 7: Details

The Ubisoft 7: Details

French publisher Ubisoft talk about their big 7, all launch titles for Nintendo's Wii console.

Details emerge about the big 7, even NoA's very own Reggie had something to say about it. "We're thrilled that Ubisoft will be unveiling Wii versions of both exclusive new IP and established franchises," said Reggie Fils-Aime, president and chief operating officer for Nintendo of America..

News: Lara Croft Plays With Nintendo

Lara Croft Plays With Nintendo

Current real-life Lara Croft, Karima Adebibe models as the heroine with some Nintendo hardware.

What was once a key PlayStation franchise it seems Tomb Raider has spread its wings. This latest photo shoot has confirmed Lara's love for Nintendo. Karima Adebibe does a fabulous job of convincing us she actually likes the DS Lite, shes even holding it the right way up. Lara wants you all to know that..

News: Ubisoft Confirms 7 Launch Titles For Wii

Ubisoft Confirms 7 Launch Titles For Wii

French publisher lays its cards on the table, 7 titles to be released on or around the Wii launch date.

Nintendo will be pleased with an impressive amount of support from Ubisoft for its Wii console. The following titles have been named by the publisher: Red Steel Rayman Raving Rabbids Open Season Far Cry Blazing Angels: Squadron of WWII Monster 4x4 World Circuit GT Pro Series Obviously the big..

News: Sonic Wild Fire 2 Years Development Time?

Sonic Wild Fire 2 Years Development Time?

Development well under way as suggested by article in the UK magazine "Nintendo: The Official Magazine" .

The Wiire noticed the article in this months magazine, where game producer Yojiro Ogawa made the comments about the latest Sonic adventure. "According to the preview, Sonic Wild Fire - which has apparently been in development approximately two years; the first year for testing, this year..

News: Star Fox Well Received In Japan

Star Fox Well Received In Japan

Latest edition of Japan's notorious Famitsu magazine scores Star Fox Command highly.

If ever there was a way to know if upcoming Japanese titles are any good, Famitsu magazine is the answer. The latest edition includes a spanking new review of the new Star Fox title for Nintendo DS titled Star Fox Command. The game which seems to return to Star Fox roots has been developed by a company called..

News: Nintendo Commits To E3 2007

Nintendo Commits To E3 2007

Nintendo emerge as the first major player to commit to next years "downsized" E3 media festival.

News comes pretty quickly whenever people talk about E3, maybe thats the reason for its downsizing. It seems everything has settled down and the expo is back on track, only missing its large show floor. Nintendo have confirmed there attendance for the show next year, after all whats E3 without a Reggie..

News: Wii Games Under $50

Wii Games Under $50

According to Electronic Arts, Nintendo stated that Wii games should be priced no higher than $50

Nintendo fans can already rest peacefully as we know the Wii console won't cost anything near a PS3 or Xbox 360. But what about games? Will they be over priced to compenstate the cheaper system price? Apparently not. Reported by earlier today, EA have stated that Nintendo themselves..

News: Kojima To Design Snake's Smash Bros. Brawl Level

Kojima To Design Snake's Smash Bros. Brawl Level

Nintendo Power let slip that Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima will design the Snake stage in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Easily one of the most anticipated Wii games is the next installment of the Super Smash Bros. series, Super Smash Bros. Brawl. To everyones surprise Solid Snake from the Metal Gear games has been included in the line up. According to a recent copy of Nintendo Power magazine, it seems..

News: Virtual Console Promo Image

Virtual Console Promo Image

Kotaku folks have managed to get hold of a "Wii Promotional Image" depicting loads of Nintendo classics.

Obviously we're not entirely sure if this image is actually official, but its certainly really really cool. "A reader, He Who Must Not Be Named, sent us a promotional image he somehow got his grubby hands on. It's a promotional illustration for the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console, presumably..

News: Red Steel Character Details

Red Steel Character Details

UbiSoft release further information about its slasher/shooter Wii launch title.

According to those UbiSoft people Red Steel will be released in November, 2006. Although this is the first real date we've heard from a publisher, it's no definite release date for Wii. However, if you were a betting man, it's probably pretty safe to put a large chunk of money on a November release for Wii. Anyway, back..

News: 5 New Wii Titles At Games Convention

5 New Wii Titles At Games Convention reveal that Nintendo are expected to announce 5 new Wii titles in Leipzig next month.

Details are already starting to emerge regarding the 2006 Games Convention conference to be held from 23rd to 27th August. "The official magazine Nintendo of France has announced that Nintendo is planned to show off 5 brand new Wii titles at the event. It is unknown if these titles are direct..

News: Nintendo To Attend Game Convention In Leipzig

Nintendo To Attend Game Convention In Leipzig

Expect a few announcements, new games perhaps, but probably not the big ones on Wii.

It's almost August, which means there's another conference just around the corner. The "Games Convention" will be held in Leipzig, Germany between the 23rd and 27th of August. Nintendo will be presenting an hour long media briefing on the first day of the conference, no doubt to a invite only audience. The..

News: Further Sadness For Wii

Further Sadness For Wii

Nibris release some rumour quashing information regarding their upcoming Wii title, Sadness.

Polish developer Nibris have been the focus of attention since it announced its "Sadness" title prior to E3 earlier this year, the company has decided to make it clear that the majority of information on the Internet is still speculation and rumor at this stage. "The information presented so far give a..

News: Some Rocket Slime Details

Some Rocket Slime Details has some new information about Square Enix DS title, Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime.

The details posted last week explain a little more as to what we should expect from Square Enix's latest Dragon Quest Heroes DS title. Stretch, spring and shoot through the once peaceful kingdom of Slimenia as Rocket, the hero of the latest title from the legendary developers of the DRAGON QUEST..

News: Hidden Wind Waker Levels Revealed

Hidden Wind Waker Levels Revealed

Destructoid's Niero reveals a bunch of hidden "beta testing" levels in the Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.

After a bunch of rumours way back when, it seems the truth has emerged and now with video proof, Zelda testing levels remain intact on The Wind Waker. "Coders discovered ActionReplay codes that unlock trippy MonkeyBall-looking worlds that look completely like any Zelda experience..

News: Nintendo Hints Towards Region Free Wii

Nintendo Hints Towards Region Free Wii

T3 reports on comments made by Nintendo's Perrin Kaplan and suggests possible region free approach.

Let's face it, we'd all love to see Wii extended the region free success of the DS, let's hope Nintendo are listening. According to T3 Magazine, this could will be a possibility after comments from Perrin Kaplan, vice president of marketing and corporate communications in America. "the success..

News: Nintendo US Release Schedule

Nintendo US Release Schedule

Nintendo of America publish its upcoming release schedule for DS and GBA, still no Wii dates.

With an impressive 2006 for Nintendo, they owe a lot of thanks to the DS and its vast array of games. Americans can look forward to some more treats scheduled for release over the fourth quarter. Oct. 9: Clubhouse Games™Oct. 16: Nintendogs™ (Dalmatian)Oct. 23: Magical Starsign™Oct. 30: Pokémon®..