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News: Red Steel To Use Wiimote Speaker

Red Steel To Use Wiimote Speaker

In a recent interview with Ubisoft, developers explain they will try and use the Wiimote speaker in Red Steel

Ubisoft's Marie-Sol Beaudry was recently interviewed for the Nintendo Europe website about her work on the upcoming Wii slasher/shooter, Red Steel. During the interview, Marie-Sol was asked how current development was going, she replied with "We just discovered the built-in controller..

News: Get Your Virtual Gift Only At Toys "R" Us

Get Your Virtual Gift Only At Toys "R" Us

Nintendo's July newsletter has stated that your local Toys "R" Us store will be giving you a special gift, that will only be available from July 23, 2006 - July 30, 2006.

Nintendo's newsletter and official website has stated the following: One of six very unique Animal Crossing: Wild World virtual gifts are awaiting you at your nearest Toys "R" Us store July 23-30. Trade 'em, sell 'em or..

News: Red Steel Blog Updated

Red Steel Blog Updated

UbiSoft post some more information on their official Red Steel developer blog over at IGN

Most Wii fans will probably be pretty excited by Red Steel, it could be really good, but we're just gonna have to wait and find out what UbiSoft manage to come up with. Frenchie Marie-Sol is back with another blog post, this time telling us about the different developers working on the game. "At this step..

News: New New Zealand Story

New New Zealand Story

Rising Star Games have announced the revival of 80s game series New Zealand Story onto the DS

According to Rising Star Games "The New Zealand Story" is one of the most distinctive and original platform games of the 1980s. The game comes as part of the firm’s Revolution series of updates to classic videogames for the Nintendo DS. "New Zealand Story Revolution will be an accurate re-telling of..

News: Nintendo European Release Dates

Nintendo European Release Dates

Nintendo Europe announce some new dates for the remaining months in 2006.

Nintendo Europe decide to celebrate the summer and tell us things we probably already knew, here's some new release dates. Nintendo DS Browser wasn't listed although it was mentioned! "Nintendo DS and Nintendo DS Lite owners will be able to enjoy fantastic games like Yoshi’s Island 2 (tentative name), Pokémon Mystery..

News: Two New Japanese DS Adverts

Two New Japanese DS Adverts

Recently in Japan Nintendo broadcast adverts for the forthcoming Pokemon and Mario Hoops titles.

The Pokemon advert reveals a slight more about the game. For instance we get to see the map of Shinou, weather effects are now present, a new electric type Pokemon is shown (no name given) and there appears to be some mode where you can customize your Pokemon with items. The advert is all we have to go..

News: More Mario Hoops Characters (Updated!)

More Mario Hoops Characters (Updated!)

The official Japanese website for Mario Hoops 3 on 3 has updated the characters confirmed to be in the game.

As most of you know, Mario Hoops 3 on 3 is in development by SquareEnix so at some point we were expecting appearances from emmbers of the Final Fantasy universe. There now is conformation of five new characters thanks to the Official Site, they are as follows: Ninja White Mage Black Mage..

News: New One Piece: Grand Adventure Details

New One Piece: Grand Adventure Details

Namco release some more information about the upcoming Gamecube adventure/fighting title.

One of the few interesting Gamecube titles left, One Piece: Grand Adventure is set for release later this year. Namco have today released some more information about the game: Meet the support characters that make everything possible for "One PieceTM: Grand AdventureTM" for PlayStation®2 computer..

News: European Wild World Gets Flower Power

European Wild World Gets Flower Power

Nintendo are encouraging all European Wild World players to use their Wi-fi connection by offering a free item.

European players of Nintendo's hugely successful title Animal Crossing Wild World are going to be in for a treat when they use their game online between the 17th - 23rd of this month. Those lovely people at Nintendo will give each player who pops online during that period a 'Fire Flower'..

News: NFS Carbon Gains Some "Talent"

NFS Carbon Gains Some "Talent"

EA announce that Hollywoods "Emmanuelle Vaugier" of Saw II fame is set to take the leading role in the upcoming racing title.

The latest Need For Speed title branded "Carbon" was announced a few weeks ago and will appear on pretty much every format you can shake a stick at. With today's announcement it seems Electronic Arts trusts the Hollywood talent to add a bit of depth into the forthcoming NFS..

News: Super Paper Mario Pushed Back?

Super Paper Mario Pushed Back?

Originally planned for an October 9th launch, it seems as if Super Paper Mario has been delayed.

Super Paper Mario is probably the last interesting Gamecube title that's still in development at this time, its comes somewhat as a cruel blow but it seems the launch has been delayed. Uncovered by, Nintendo recently had the game listed for Oct 9th launch in the USA. Checking on the site..

News: Retro Nintendo Power

Retro Nintendo Power

RacketBoy uncover the first ever edition of popular US magazine, Nintendo Power.

For those of you that enjoy nostalgia your in for a treat today, the guys over at have recently scanned and uploaded the very first issue of Nintendo Power. "I'm following up on the first issue of Sega Visions magazine with the first issue of the beloved Nintendo Power. I can still remember when this..

News: Red Steel Interview

Red Steel Interview

Producer/Blogger Marie-Sol Beaudry talks to Firing Squad about Red Steel, including the initial development. pointed us in the right direction of the latest Red Steel interview. This time it was 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: New Super Mario Bros. Challenge Mode

New Super Mario Bros. Challenge Mode

Nintendo's hottest DS title gets a refreshing change with a secret unlock code.

Various websites over the interweb, including 4cr have uncovered a cheat for the highly popular New Super Mario Bros. The game that has practically sold out across the globe. "Gamers who’ve already finished the game will be able to access this secret Challenge Mode by hitting Start in the world map and pushing..

News: Electroplankton Hits This Friday

Electroplankton Hits This Friday

Nintendo's creative art piece is set to unleash in Europe from this coming Friday, exclusive to Nintendo DS

Electroplankton was first shown quite a long time ago, in fact as an initial demo to show off the touch screen. The title has been created by a Japanese artist called Toshio Iwai, blending visuals with music to converge a truly creative experience. "With Electroplankton, the Nintendo DS..

News: Red Steel Developer Blog

Red Steel Developer Blog

Red Steel developers Ubisoft have setup a blog on set to follow the development progress of the Wii launch title.

The French developer/publisher has post its first blog entry on Club IGN, the post comes from Marie-Sol Beaudry, Producer of Red Steel. "We were really excited by everyone’s response to the Nintendo Wii at E3 and were thrilled to showcase Red Steel at the Nintendo press..

News: Atari Bags Point Blank

Atari Bags Point Blank

Games publisher Atari have an agreement with Namco to distribute Point Blank DS in Europe have confirmed that Atari will be publishing Namco title, Point Blank DS in the European markets. Even though the American version was released earlier this month, European gamers will have to wait until towards the end of the year. "Point Blank DS effectively trades the light-gun based..

News: The Portable Opera Experience

The Portable Opera Experience

Opera blogger posts about his hands on experience with the DS version of Opera

US Opera blogger has recently had the chance to play with a prototype version of the Opera software for Nintendo's portable device, the DS. His post describes exactly how easy the browser is to use and an overview of the features. "Getting online with the Opera software was just as easy as it is with any Nintendo DS..

News: EA Announce Need For Speed: Carbon

EA Announce Need For Speed: Carbon

EA don't hold up, the next Need For Speed game is labeled "Carbon" and to be released on all formats including Wii

Yesterday, Electronic Arts have decided to make yet another Need For Speed game. The latest will be developed in British Columbia by EA Black Box and will "test the driving skill on treacherous canyon roads". "What starts in the city is settled in the canyons as Need for Speed..

News: New Super Mario Bros On Fire

New Super Mario Bros On Fire

Nintendo announce that the game has passed the 500,000 units mark in just 35 days.

Nintendo have another Mario winner on the DS, New Super Mario Bros smashes through the 500,000 barrier in the US. "After just 35 days on store shelves, New Super Mario Bros.® for Nintendo DS™ has racked up sales in excess of one half million in the United States alone. That's a sell-through rate of more than..