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June2006

  • News Pokemon Wii Named

    Nintendo announce the Pokemon future for Wii, Pokemon Battle Revolution is the answer.

    Back in Japan, Nintendo's Satoru Iwata has today announced the first Pokemon title for Nintendo Wii, the game was revealed during a press conference today. Attendees were treated to a single screenshot of the game, and a snippet of information. Pokemon Battle Revolution will connect with upcoming DS Pokemon..

  • News New Super Smash Bros. Additions

    New characters have been announced for Wii's Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

    French gaming website, Live Wii has revealed that Masashiro Sakurai has announced new playable characters for Super Smash Bros. Brawl, as well as a few who are going away. New characters avalible on Super Smash Bros. Brawl include Ridley (famous rival of Samus of the Metroid series), Bowser Junior, and the cel shaded link from..

  • News 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..

May2006

  • News NOA Summer Line Up

    Nintendo release this summers North American release schedule, including Super Paper Mario and Star Fox DS

    Yesterday, Nintendo of America unveiled a chunk of Summer 2006 release dates. The new titles are mainly for Nintendo DS but also a couple of Gamecube titles, most notable being Star Fox DS and Super Paper Mario. Nintendo DS™June 5: Big Brain Academy™June 5: Magnetica™June 11: Nintendo..

  • News New Super Mario Bros. Rocks Japan

    Kotaku report sales of 480,000 units of New Super Mario Bros. on day one, train your brain!

    Kotaku have today posted a brief article about the launch of New Super Mario Bros. in Japan. Sure, New Super Mario Bros. is popular in Japan. But, just how popular? The game moved 480,000 units in its first day, compared to 414,556 units the second edition of Brain Training sold over its first four days..

  • News Super Paper Mario To Disrupt Platformers

    Nintendo.com detail some tasty information about the upcoming Gamecube title Super Paper Mario.

    Over at the tree house labeled Nintendo.com, one monkey has revealed some information about the sleeper hit of E3, Super Paper Mario, set for release later this year. The next game in the origami series will essentially be a 2D platformer, looking quite similar to New Super Mario Bros. at first glance,..

  • News Star Fox Takes Command

    The Official Nintendo Website renames the upcoming Nintendo DS space shooter from Star Fox DS to Star Fox Command.

    One of the few surprises at E3 this year was the announcement of Star Fox DS. Nintendo only provided us with a snippet of information about the game and no official title. It seems now that Nintendo's official .com website has been updated with the title Star Fox Command and a..

  • News Resident Evil 4 Gets Yellow Penciled

    Capcom survival horror Resident Evil 4 wins a coveted "Yellow Pencil" design award from The D&AD Global Awards 2006

    Capcom love Nintendo when they get it right, and hate them when they don't. The much talked about "exclusive rights" for Resident Evil for Gamecube wasn't all bad, in fact it resulted in an excellent Resident Evil 4 game that was loved by the public. Hurrah. It seems the industry has..

  • News Opera Wii

    IGN talks to Opera's Scott Hedrick and tries to uncover some facts about the web browser for Nintendo Wii.

    IGN managed to squeeze some questions in the general direction of Opera for Devices' executive vice president, Scott Hedrick. He had quite alot to say about the general partnership with Nintendo. "Opera is a full Web browser for desktop, mobile and devices. We use our same desktop core to..

  • News Harvest Time Hop And Fly Please Spider

    Shin'en announce the release of a new DS title, aimed towards the younger spectrum of gamers.

    Shin'en today have announced the release of their second DS game, Miss Spider - Harvest Time Hop and Fly. But whats the big idea? “Miss Spider – Harvest Time Hop and Fly” was especially developed for a younger audience to take full advantage of the special capabilities of the Nintendo DS system..

  • News The Twilight Realm Gets A Little Hazy

    EGM reveal some changes to the twilight realm in the upcoming Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for Gamecube and Wii.

    In a recent interview with Electronic Gaming Monthly, director Eiji Aonuma has revealed a new look for the hotly awaited new Zelda title. In the Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, you'll be transported to a twilight realm, originally this alternate reality was presented in simple..

  • News Gamers To Get LOST

    ABC's hit show LOST is set to be transform into a video game, crash landing onto consoles in 2007 courtesy of Ubisoft.

    Just when you thought you had it all figured out, Ubisoft announce that LOST is to be spliced up into a video game. "Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, announced a long-term worldwide licensing...

  • News Nintendo Wants You To Touch

    Nintendo UK announces that Touch! Generations is the new branding for all things touchable on the Nintendo DS.

    Since the launch of DS, Nintendo have offered gamers a new way to play, the touch screen system certainly disrupted the gaming world. From today, the mature range of "touchable" DS titles will be branded as "Touch! Generations". Are you tired of endless sequels that feel like the same old..

  • News Final Fantasy III Trailer Released

    The DS game worth buying the console for is out this year, and now for a sneak peak...

    Role Playing Fans rejoice as you can now see one of the best Final Fantasies in 3D for the DS. For those who don't know FFIII never saw release outside of Japan, so this remake will be the first time for many to play this game. Below is the trailer: What has surprised me most about this trailer is how awesome the..

  • News Nintendogs Dalmatian Edition

    Nintendo UK announce a new "Dalmatian & Friends" edition of Nintendogs, your favourite virtual pet.

    The phenomenal Nintendogs gets a new breed of life in "Dalmatian & Friends" edition, where the once hard-to-unlock Dalmatian becomes the focus of attention. "With an initial choice of six breeds to own and a further 14 to be unlocked, Nintendogs Dalmatian & Friends Edition sees the..

  • News Super Monkey Website

    Sega announce that all the ball loving monkeys have another new website to call home.

    Sega's HTML monkeys have finished off the new official website for Super Monkey Ball Adventure. "Visit supermonkeyballadventure.com now for stunning views of a game that’s set to add a whole new dimension to the world-famous Monkey Ball series. There you’ll find a barrel-load of new screenshots, movies,..

  • News Nintendo Europe's Summer Line Up

    Nintendo announce a bumper pack of release dates for upcoming Nintendo DS and Gamecube titles.

    As if the World Cup wasn't enough Nintendo Europe have got the sun tan ready and want to be part of your summer, today they announce a nice big list of games that will be released over the next quarter. "Nintendo DS fans will be delighted by a plethora of offerings to keep their stylus busy..

  • News The Full Metroid Corruption E3 Demo

    The entire E3 demo of the new Metroid game for the Wii is viewable over at IGN.

    The video runs through the entire demo level and gives us a clear idea of what to expect. I was quite surprised to learn that Samus has a partner during this mission, although he did not appear in anything bar cut scenes. I wasn't surprised at all when I saw the boss, but it looks cool so I have no complaints. I would..

  • News Resident Evil G.S.

    Mysterious Japanese magazine scan suggests what we could expect from Resident Evil Wii

    After Capcom's announcement that we'll be getting an exclusive Resident Evil title for Wii the minds of the gaming elite have been at work. Capcom restrained themselves and told us nothing about the game. Would it play like Resident Evil 4? Would it be like Dead Aim? Would it be like Gun Survivor? The truth is,..

  • 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 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 New Smash Brothers Controls?

    An interview over at Eurogamer gives some interesting hints at the direction Smash Bros Brawl will take when it comes to controls.

    Most reading this will know and appreciate the Smash Brothers franchise, it has been called the best Nintendo multiplayer by many fans. So it comes as no surprise that there now is official confirmation of a Wii version in development and the game should be with us some..

  • 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 Capcom Developing Resident Evil For Wii

    Capcom have announced an exclusive Resident Evil title designed specifically for Nintendo Wii

    Capcom have today announced that a new Resident Evil is in the works, except its not Resident Evil 5. It's a new Resident Evil game that will be specifically tailored to the Wii control system. The Japanese giants are keeping the details very short at the moment, we don't even know the full title of the..

  • News Duck Hunt Wii?

    The current E3 rumors seem to indicate that Nintendo may well be revealing a Wii version of the classic Duck Hunt.

    Duck Hunt seemed one of the most logical games to have on the Wii, in fact all scope games would work well. It's not known whether this is the original working on the Wii controller or a brand new game entirely. I am sure more details on this title will emerge later in the day and lets..

  • 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 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 Square's Dragon Quest Comes To Nintendo Wii

    Square Enix announce another Nintendo Wii title, Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors.

    Square Enix announce another exclusive Nintendo Wii title at their pre E3 press conference, this time from the Dragon Quest series. The lengthy title is as follows "Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors". "Since 1986, the DRAGON QUEST series has gained..

  • 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,..

  • News Sega Announce Sonic Wild Fire

    Sega reveal the next Sonic title exclusively for Nintendo Wii, this time sonic goes all Arabian on us

    Sega release the first information about a new Sonic title, Sonic Wild Fire. The game will be exclusive to Nintendo Wii as it utilises the unique Nintendo Wii controller, the game "combines his trademark high-speed action with easy to play controls to offer a brand new experience!". "Sonic's..

  • News How Zelda Will Play With Your Wii

    In the pre E3 hype Gamespot reported information, from an article published in Time magazine, about the Wii controller with Zelda, WarioWare and an unknown Tennis game.

    Writer Lev Grossman at Time magazine was not only lucky enough to have his hands on the Wii controller, but he actually got to play some of the games. He mentioned how Zelda Twilight Princess required him to slash his sword, aim his..

  • News Call Of Duty 3 Coming To Wii

    And you thought they would just release on the 360 and PS3...

    Last Friday, Activision released a Call of Duty 3 trailer for their newest addition to the sucessful franchise. At the end of the trailer, the Nintendo Revolution logo was revealed, which showed that Call of Duty 3 will indeed be coming to the Wii, and not just on the Xbox 360 and...

  • News Rayman Becomes Wii Launch Title

    Ubisoft's well known Rayman series officially named as a Wii (formerly Revolution) launch title.

    Ubisoft today announce that their upcoming Rayman title, Rayman Raving Rabbids has officially been named as a Wii launch title. "Scheduled for current and next-generation video game consoles, Rayman Raving Rabbids™ also joins the line-up as an official launch title for Nintendo’s Wii™,..

  • News Metal Slug Comes To Nintendo Wii

    SNK announce their first Wii title, Metal Slug Anthology, the classic arcade collection.

    SNK deliver great news today for the older generation of gamers, the classic series of Metal Slug will be coming to Nintendo Wii in the form of Metal Slug Anthology. "To gamers worldwide, the METAL SLUG franchise is known as one of the greatest action arcade series of all time. First introduced in 1996,..

  • News Sadness Developer Nibris Emerge Online

    Small team Nibris launch their website and announce Sadness trailer to be available May 10th.

    Today, Nibris have announced that their website is officially online and ready for viewing, you can find it at the aptly named http://nibris.net. They've also announced that a trailer for "Sadness" the dark, noir Nintendo Wii title will have a trailer available from May 10th. Obviously we're really looking..

  • News US Metroid Prime Hunters To Get Free Rumble

    Nintendo announce a limited edition Metroid Prime: Hunters with free DS Rumble Pak... US Only.

    Today Nintendo of America have announced that they will be offering a bundled free DS Rumble Pak for those who pick up Metroid Prime Hunters. You may remember this accessory from games such as Metroid: Pinball. "The accessory fits into the Game Boy® Advance cartridge slot and delivers good..

April2006

  • News More Sadness

    Nibris release some further information to the press for clarification of its upcoming Nintendo Wii title, Sadness.

    Nibris today release some helpful information about Sadness, a title they are currently developing for the next generation Nintendo console, Wii. Sadness is not working title of our game, it is the final title The story takes place before World War I that is before 1914 and not as..

  • News Super Monkey Ball Revolution Named

    Sega have today announced plans for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz for the Nintendo Revolution console.

    Sega today hit back with the announcement of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz, bringing those crazy monkey's into a new dimension with the unique Revolution controller, dubbed Revomote. "AiAi and all his friends have rolled their way onto Nintendo's new console with new mind-blowing puzzle..

  • News Super Monkey Ball Website Now Open

    Finally, the Super Monkey Ball series has opened up its own website for fans.

    Monkey Ball World has now opened! The website includes downloads, info on previous games, and a few mini-games. The website even includes the classic Chad videos. Make sure to check this site out if you love Super Monkey Ball!

  • News Castlevania: Portrait Of Ruin Announced

    Vampire fans rejoice as Konami announce another helping from the Castlevania series for the Nintendo DS.

    Today Konami have revealed that Portrait of Ruin will become the next helping of Castlevania DS goodness, they've also said the game should release later this year. "Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH's ever popular Castlevania series returns to Nintendo DS in November, with the release of..

  • News Red Steel Screens!

    A German video gaming site has posted some brand new screenshots of Red Steel, a game for the Nintendo Revolution.

    GameFront.de has posted some brand new screenshots of Red Steel. Check them out!

  • News Brain Age Official Site

    Nintendo launch the mini dedicated to the upcoming Brain Age (aka Brain Training) for Nintendo DS

    Forgotten about this already? Don't worry, Nintendo have reminded us all that this summer will be about Brain Training. They've launched a mini-site dedicated to the Brain Age title set to launch in the US imminently. They've gone for the oh so original...

  • News DS Lite To Launch June 1st?

    Could the DS Lite be launching on June 1st for North America?

    According to the Barnes and Noble website, the DS Lite will be launching June 1st in North America. I'm not exactly sure if this is true or not, and Nintendo has not yet confirmed it, but this does sound like a good date. Gam

  • News Red Steel Details Emerge

    The Game Informer informs us about Red Steel, the first known of the Revolution launch titles.

    Today details have emerged about Ubisoft's Red Steel first person shooter set to release as a launch title for Nintendo Revolution. The rapid response unit over at Wikipedia have been compiling all this information into

  • News Miyamoto Talks Up Twilight Princess

    Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed a few more details about the Revolution controller and Zelda: Twilight Princess

    Those guys over at Cubed3 have reported an interview between Nintendo Official Magazine and Shigeru Miyamoto; in which Shiggys hints the gameplay offered with the Revolution controller could be quite different to that of the Gamecube controller. "...I think the Revolution controller..

  • News Nintendo Announce Magnetica

    New puzzle game to be release on the Nintendo DS, go grab your virtual bag of marbles.

    Today Nintendo of America has announced Magnetica, a marbles based puzzle game for the Nintendo DS. "In Magnetica, marbles roll down a twisted path toward the goal and it’s up to players to stop them by launching new marbles into the oncoming ones. The marbles will disappear if players match three or more..

  • News 20 Revolution Launch Titles?

    George Harrison tells Game Informer we should expect around 20 launch titles for Nintendo Revolution

    Curious George Harrison recently sat down with US magazine Game Informer, who quizzed him about the upcoming Nintendo Revolution. Harrison suggested we should expect around 20 launch titles for Revolution. "You've got to deliver software, not just at launch, but you've got to deliver software..

  • News Sadness For Revolution

    IGN report on another Revolution title, Sadness, a dark and gothic horror from Polish outfit Nibris.

    Another unexpected title for Nintendo Revolution is "Sadness", set to be a gothic horror title in a pre-war noir style. Announced today by Polish develop Nibris, Sadness will be screened in good old fashioned Black & White. "Such a gutsy choice is just the beginning for Nibris. Rather than..

  • News Animal Crossing Easter Eggs

    Nintendo set to don the Bunny Suit and deliver some Easter Eggs into the Wild World.

    Drop your chocolate eggs, Nintendo have a present for you. Well, only if you've managed to get your hands on Animal Crossing: Wild World on the Nintendo DS. Exploiting the online features of Wild World, Nintendo's easter bunny will be delivering special goodies to all Animal Crossing inhabitants this weekend,..

  • News Red Steel Announced For Revolution

    Ubisoft officially announce Red Steel, a first person shooter launch title for Nintendo Revolution.

    Ubisoft have announced their offering for the Revolution launch with "Red Steel", a first person shooter than it set to show off the unique freestyle controller only available on Revolution. Red Steel is set in modern-day Japan. Players will master both the ancient art of the katana and the..

  • News Lost Magic Details

    Ubisoft have released another snippet of information for the upcoming "Lost Magic" title for Nintendo DS.

    Today, Ubisoft have published a fact sheet overview of its upcoming "Lost Magic" game for Nintendo DS set to release on April 28th. In a world after the "Creator" has passed away… He left humans 6 types of magic (earth, water, fire, wind, darkness and light) and 7 wands. The Sages..

  • News Nintendo Spring EU Line Up

    Nintendo announces EU release dates for Nintendo DS, Gamecube and GBA.

    Nintendo have today updated its Spring 2006 launch line-up for Nintendo DS, Gamecube and Gameboy Advance. Nintendo DS owners are spoilt for choice with the selection of games to choose from, including the eagerly anticipated Metroid Prime Hunters which is Wi-Fi enabled and allows players to utilise unique Voice Over IP..

  • News Dead & Furious For DS Owners

    French company Dream On Studio to release DS title this year under Spanish Virgin PLAY publisher

    Today, Virgin PLAY has announced its partnership with the game developer Dream On Studio to release "Dead & Furious" for Nintendo DS later this year. Apparently both parties are very happy about it. Benjamin Yoris, CEO from Dream On Studio is very pleased to announce his partnership with Virgin Play..

  • News Tetris Grows Up

    Tetris DS is coming soon, classic gameplay with added Touch Control and Wi-Fi enabled.

    Nintendo hype up the revamped "Tetris DS" with a press release, the game is set to feature 6 themed gaming modes and of course, online multiplayer action. Launching across Europe on 21st April, Tetris is ready to re-capture the hearts of millions once again. Combining the world famous falling block puzzle with..

March2006

  • News Animal Crossing: Wild World Released In Europe

    Nintendo have today released the totally alternative game; Animal Crossing on the Nintendo DS.

    As always the Europeans get the latest games games latest, Nintendo have released Wild World on the DS, the latest in the Animal Crossing line. If your frustrated by the amount of violence and restrictions in today's video game, maybe Animal Crossing is for you, here's what Nintendo have to say about it..

  • News No Classic Rare Games On Revolution?

    IGN.com editor reports that no Rare owned franchises will be available on Revolution's Virtual Console.

    IGN.com editor Matt Casamassina has posted an article on his blog, saying that both Microsoft and Rare employees have confirmed to him that certain Rare-owned franchises will not be appearing on the Virtual Console. "Well, here's something interesting from the Game Developers Conference..

  • News Namco's Point Blank Comes To DS

    Popular Namco franchise for PlayStation and Arcade makes its way onto the Nintendo DS

    Namco Bandai have released information that they are working on a Point Blank title for Nintendo DS. This popular franchise has already had numerous success's on PlayStation and the Arcade. Essentially it consists of 2 player mini games, all of which involve shooting something to gain the most points. Obviously..

  • News New DS Game "Zelda: Phantom Hourglass" Announced

    Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata has announced that a new Legend Of Zelda game is in development for DS.

    Today, during Iwata's keynote speech at the Games Developers Conference, the Nintendo president announced that a new Zelda title, dubbed "The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass" was in development for Nintendo DS. The title will be shown at E3 in May, along side Gamecube title "The Legend Of..

  • News Sega Join The Revolution

    Iwata announces that over 1,000 Sega Megadrive (aka Genesis) games will be part of the "Virutal Console".

    Earlier today at the Games Developers Conference, Nintendo president announced a partnership with Sega which would bring over 1,000 titles from its Megadrive (or Genesis in the USA) to the Revolution's back catalog. "Revolution owners will be able to relive their past gaming glories from..

  • News Zelda Confirmed To Use Revolution Controller

    Miyamoto confirms that Zelda: Twilight Princess will take full advantage of Revolution and its controller...

    One of the biggest rumours floating around in Nintendo waters has been about the upcoming Gamecube title, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and its "compatibility" with the next-generation console, the Revolution. Whilst visiting in Europe, Nintendo UK had a quick word with Shigeru..

  • News Summer Wait For New Super Mario Bros.

    Nintendo refuse to give a specific date for the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. game, but say Summer 2006.

    Nintendo have said the New Super Mario Bros. game won't reach us in Europe until summer 2006. Oh well, there are already plenty of games to buy in May, we'll hope to see it in June/July. All Mario fans have fond memories of the franchise's original 2D roots. Now some 20 years after the world..

  • News European Brain Training Begins In May

    Nintendo reveal that unique Nintendo DS title Brain Age: How Old Is Your Brain? will release 19th May.

    Today Nintendo brains have announced the release of this Brain game in Europe, once again a few months later than its American version. Exercising, eating healthily and maintaining a good work/life balance are all essential to help keep fit and...

  • News Pokemon Linked To May

    Nintendo all set to drop another Pokemon flavoured bomb into Europe on May 5th, this time for Nintendo DS.

    Today Nintendo release further information and a release date about the upcoming Nintendo DS Pokemon title, Pokemon Link. Featuring over 380 characters from the Game Boy Advance Pokémon video game series, Pokémon Link challenges players to line up four of their favourite Pokémon icons in a..

  • News May Named As Hunting Season

    "The wait for the interstellar bounty-hunters, and gaming's toughest heroine is finally over" - Nintendo

    One of the hottest titles on the Nintendo DS at the moment is released next week in the US, however Nintendo have today announced that European gamers will have to wait another month or so as Metroid Prime Hunters will be released on May 5th. This game features touch-screen controls, Wi-Fi game..

  • News Nintendo's Princess To Arrive In May

    Nintendo announces the release of Super Princess Peach on Nintendo DS in Europe as May 26th.

    Get ready boys and girls, Super Princess Peach is ready to pack her first solo punch. Today, Nintendo announce that the Nintendo DS title will be available in May. Here's the low-down on the new adventure platformer. At first glance Peach definitely looks like a gentle girly kind of girl, with her bright..

  • News Exercise Your Brain

    Nintendo tell us about International Brain Awareness Week and how they're going to help us all.

    Nintendo tells us International Brain Awareness Week begins March 13th and apparently everyone is looking for the best way to exercise their brains. You could be forgiven for thinking your brain is already in good shape, in fact the amount of twists and...

  • News Metroid Prime Cheaters Will Be Hunted

    Nintendo.com reveal lots of Metroid features in an interview with the games designer, Rich Vorodi.

    Nintendo.com's "NOA Andy" had a chance to sit down with the game designer behind the highly anticipated new Metroid game, Metroid Prime Hunters for Nintendo DS. Rich Vorodi first explained abit about his role in the development and what he was responsible for. "I was the game designer for Metroid..

  • News New Super Mario Bros. Producer Speaks

    Nintendo Power speak to Takashi Tezuka, the producer of the New Super Mario Bros. title for Nintendo DS.

    EuroGamer report on an article in this months Nintendo Power magazine talking to Takashi Tezuka, the director of Super Mario World and producer of New Super Mario Bros. title, who says, "is set to be a return to form rather than a radical departure". "When developing this game, I really..

February2006

  • News Detailed Tetris DS Information

    Nintendo have released further information on the gameplay modes we should expect in Tetris DS

    One of the most popular games of all time is getting a 2006 revamp, Tetris returns with the imaginatively titled Tetris DS. The game will feature 6 different gameplay modes, each themed on a famous Nintendo franchise such as Mario, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Metroid et el. "Touch: This unique take on Tetris..

  • News US New Super Mario Bros. Gets May Release

    Nintendo.com announce that the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. game will be released on May 7th in the US.

    Yesterday Nintendo.com announced that New Super Mario Bros, will be released on May 7th in the US, very close to the Japanese version also to be released in May. New Super Mario Bros. is the first original Mario adventure for Nintendo DS and the first 2D Mario title since the legendary Super..

  • News Going Under The Knife

    Trauma Centre, the latest quirk-fest title comes to European Nintendo DS' in April.

    Nintendo have today revealed details about its latest "surgery-simulator", Trauma Centre: Under The Knife. The game which allows the player to become a leading surgeon and perform operations! "Become the next emergency room super-star as you take on the role of rookie doctor Derek Stiles in Trauma Centre: Under..

  • News Gamers Must Wait For Twilight Princess

    Reggie announces that The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess will be released in the "fall" 2006.

    Spong have today reported on an interview with Reggie Fils-Aime on Spike TV yesterday, announcing that the new highly anticipated Zelda game won't be released until the "fall" of 2006. This comes as a bit of a cruel blow for the Zelda faithful, this new date puts the release almost a year behind the..

  • News Must Love Nintendogs

    Impressive sales for Nintendogs in Europe as the dog-sim surpasses all expectations.

    Nintendo announce Nintendog sales of 2,000,000 units across Europe. Now that's really something to bark about. "The phenomenal success of Nintendogs continues to go from strength to strength for Nintendo with the latest sales across Europe reaching 2 million. Nintendogs has been flying off the shelves since..

  • News Transformers: Gamers In Disguise

    Activision to Publish Range of Games Based on the Transformers Franchise and Live-Action film.

    Hasbro has today announced there agreement with Activision to bring a range of video games for the upcoming Transformers movie from Dreamworks / Paramount. "The TRANSFORMERS brand has been one of the best-selling boys' action brands in a wide-range of categories, from toys to publishing to apparel,..

  • News Tecmo In The Mood For A Revolution

    Tecmo announce their first Revolution game will be from the Pangya golf series, not Dead or Alive. Sorry.

    World famous Japanese games developer Tecmo have today announced their first title for the upcoming Nintendo Revolution. All those hardcore Dead or Alive Xbox fan-boys can relax, its not going to be from the smutty DoA series. Instead, Tecmo have elected to release a Revolution version of its..

  • News Tetris DS Video's

    New gameplay modes shown as you get to see this cult classic remake in action...

    IGN have gotten hold of 3 new video's for the upcoming Nintendo game Tetris DS. What is interesting is that they show how some of the gameplay modes play: One video shows the grounded blocks being moved about to clear lines (by use of touch screen most likely), this is an interesting concept for the game. But if thats..

  • News Resident Evil B4

    Joystiq uncover a pre-release Resident Evil 4 video showing us what it could of been.

    Joystiq bring us something we should never of seen, a video demo of Resident Evil 4 before its vast overhaul into the game we know and love. The video runs for a number of minutes and moves between a handful of different scenes of a would-be Resident Evil mansion-type scenario. You can see that the original camera..

  • News Nintendo Wants Your Brain

    Is your brain actually any good? Apparently Nintendo will help you find out with its latest craze.

    The Japanese often bring us strange and wacky game ideas, but since the introduction of the Nintendo DS things just continue to get even weirder. First we had the cute Nintendogs, then the inspiring Electroplankton, now Nintendo want to control our...

  • News The Players Choice: Resident Evil 4

    Capcom produce another winner, now you'll be able to buy it in the budget range.

    Capcom have recently announced that its horror epic, Resident Evil 4, has been awarded inclusion into the silvery Players Choice range of classic titles. It comes as no real surprise, Resident Evil 4 was hugely successful on the Gamecube and now on the PS2. It's original release came just over a year ago, the re-boxed..

January2006

  • News Electroplankton To Surface In Europe

    The creative Nintendo DS title coming to European shores on April 21st 2006.

    Electroplankton has been some what of an anomaly in the gaming industry, ever since its demonstration at E3 last year we've been wondering when we'll be getting our musical hands on it. Toshio Iwai brings us inspired game -- its a creative game where you manipulate the screen in which the Nintendo DS reacts audibly. It..

  • News Twilight Princess To Surpass Every Expectation

    Zelda character designer says Twilight Princess "more than you could possibly ever, ever, ever expect".

    Nintendo tease us, yet again, with some little bite-size slices of Twilight Princess information. Nintendo Power recently interviewed the game's character designer, Yoshiyuki Oyama, which has been transcribed by TheHylia.com. "Finally, no discussion of Twilight Princess's enemies can end..

  • News New Sonic Title For Revolution?

    Recent reports suggest Sonic Team to work on Exclusive Sonic title for Nintendo Revolution.

    It's already reported that Sega are working on a "next gen" edition of Sonic for Xbox 360 and PS3, but new IGN.com suggest they're working on another title exclusive for Nintendo Revolution. This, we expect, would be something to do with the unique controller Nintendo have designed. There have been countless..

  • News Resident Evil To Embrace The Revolution?

    Capcom producer Minoru Nakai talks the possibility of a Resident Evil title on Revolution.

    Resident Evil has been one of the strongest brands in recent years in the video games industry. First appearing on the original PlayStation, Capcom have announced a 5th outing set to be released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Currently there is no announcement for Resident Evil 5 to appear on a Nintendo..

  • News Electroplankton Emerges From The Deep

    US games can now buy this creative box from the Nintendo online store.

    January 9th saw the US release of the first "buy online only" game by Nintendo, Electroplankton. This title is the latest work by world-renowned Japanese media artist Toshio Iwai. Nintendo describe the game as "A new interactive music and media experience awaits – watch it, touch it, listen to it ... and feel it." "In..

  • News The Return Of Tetris

    Nintendo DS to get updated version of Tetris, touch control and Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection to boot.

    Nintendo yesterday announced the forthcoming Tetris title for Nintendo DS. Those funny shaped blocks are back in true DS style boasting lots of new features that are only possible with Nintendo DS hardware. The basis of the block based puzzle game will remain the same. However, six new gameplay modes..

  • News Metroid Spin-Offs On The Way?

    Nintendo look to extend the Metroid franchise with the new "Hunters".

    Metroid Prime Hunters, set to finally release on Nintendo DS early this year (March 20th if you have your diary to hand) might spark a few spin-off titles according to various sources. The eagerly awaited DS title will feature 6 new "bounty hunters" - no, not the chocolate bars - each with their own story and background..

  • News Nintendo Dismisses Zelda & Revolution Controller Rumour

    Sad but true, Nintendo deem the previously reported article as "pure speculation".

    We've already reported that possibility of playing The Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess on your Revolution console using the freehand controller, this however has today been dismissed by Nintendo as not the case. In a response to EuroGamer.net the big N squashed the rumours with the following statement..

  • News Miyamoto Calls New Zelda Game "Hardcore"

    Could The Twilight Princess be the most violent and dark Zelda game so far?

    Shigeru Miyamoto steps into the spotlight again, this time talking to the UK's Maxim magazine about the egally awaited Legend of Zelda: The Twilight Princess game due for release later this year. Maxim asked Miyamoto if he was ever "tempted to throw Nintendo's life-long family games policy out the window once in a..

  • News Mario Kart Arcade GP Units Go On Sale

    Finished Mario Kart DS already? Why not treat yourself to this beastly Mart Kart Arcade GP machine.

    Just as you come down from the high that is Mario Kart DS you get the urge for a new Mario Kart challenge. You've no doubt heard about the Namco developed Mario Kart Arcade GP, however you've probably never played it. With units few and far between, your pocket money saved, you can now grab yourself..

December2005

  • News 30 Mins Of Zelda: Twilight Princess

    A 30 minute long video of the upcoming Legend Of Zelda game appears on google video.

    Can't quite wait for Nintendo to release Twilight Princess? Well now you can watch the first 30 minutes of the game on Google Video. It's not the greatest quality, infact its a guy recording a monitor, but it does show you just how much of an improvement this title is over the previous Wind Waker. It seems the..

  • News EA Wants To Join The Revolution

    Nintendo continue to impress developers with their unique new controller. EA seem to be convinced.

    Third party support is growing for Nintendo. This area of the market is vital to the success of the new console, Nintendo have failed to generate third party interest in past outings. Enter Reggie, the big cheese was in action once again, this time he was speaking at the 33rd Annual UBS Global Media..

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