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News: Introducing... Nintendo DSi

Introducing... Nintendo DSi

Nintendo update the DS for the second time with the new and improved DSi model.

This is why we now introduce you to Nintendo DSi as the new member to Nintendo DS platform. For Nintendo DSi, naturally, we have added a number of new functions. Also, we have made some enhancements on the existing DS by listening to our consumers voices. I will explain about the latter point first. First of all, so we..

News: Nintendo scoops British Technology awards

Nintendo scoops British Technology awards

We're British and apparently we all think Nintendo are great, so why not report it as some news.

The Awards – which have been voted for online by the general public through www.britishtechnologyawards.com and by readers of Computeractive and Personal Computer World – have been created to offer a snapshot of the country’s digital lifestyle. Designed to provide a glimpse at the nation’s..

News: Wii Storage Solution Imminent?

Wii Storage Solution Imminent?

Reggie tells MTV how it is, Nintendo accept the problem and have an "urgency" to solve it.

Of course, it's not just download content that's putting a strain on the Wii's limited flash storage: "As we continue to have things [...] like Mario Kart that has its own channel when you're playing from an Internet perspective, we're just making this challenge tougher and tougher. So in our view this..

E3 2008: Wii Storage Solution - Not yet, says Miyamoto

Wii Storage Solution - Not yet, says Miyamoto

Nintendo master Miyamoto-san admits that the company is thinking of addressing the storage problem, but is yet to make a decision.

Reported by our guys over at Wiiware World, Miyamoto has been quoted in an interview on IGN: There isn't anything that we can announce today, but we have been thinking along a variety of different lines regarding this matter for some time now. So my hope is that..

E3 2008: WiiSpeak "Community" Microphone

WiiSpeak "Community" Microphone

Nintendo announce another new hardware addon for Wii, this time a microphone that sits near your sensor bar for voice communication between online games.

Up to four people from your household can live and work together to build the perfect town. Design clothes and patterns, write letters and post messages on the bulletin board for each other, or invite up to three friends to visit your town using..

E3 2008: Nintendo Announce MotionPlus Accessory

Nintendo Announce MotionPlus Accessory

Nintendo's new Wiimote addon is designed to capture a "true 1:1 response", but why Nintendo, Why?

Nintendo's upcoming Wii MotionPlus accessory for the revolutionary Wii Remote controller again redefines game control, by more quickly and accurately reflecting motions in a 3-D space. The Wii MotionPlus accessory attaches to the end of the Wii Remote and, combined with the accelerometer and the sensor..

News: Motus' Wiimote Clone For Xbox 360

Motus' Wiimote Clone For Xbox 360

Hardware developer Motus have unveiled their attempt at a Wiimote "evolution" for the Xbox 360.

Now, Motus Corporation has created their own version of the Wiimote control, dubbed The Darwin, and they're preparing to release it towards the end of the year for use with the Xbox 360, the PS3, and the PC. According to Motus, the Darwin will offer better control than the Wiimote because of a more..

News: Nintendo Announce Guitar Hero: On Tour Bundle

Nintendo Announce Guitar Hero: On Tour Bundle

The DS + Guitar Hero: On Tour bundle will go on sale across Europe on July 18th.

Most musicians dream of one day reaching platinum success. A new Nintendo DS bundle lets aspiring axe shredders claim that coveted status right from day one. The new Silver/Black Nintendo DS branded with the Guitar Hero® logo will be available exclusively as part of a limited-time bundle with Guitar Hero®: On Tour..

News: Johnny Chung Lee's Crazy Wii Experiments

Johnny Chung Lee's Crazy Wii Experiments

Crazy Johnny takes the Wiimote to even new heights creating some simple demos that might even surprise Nintendo.

Before hating, I know that this is old news, I simply can't believe we never got round to posting these videos on the site, they really are something amazing and anyone that missed them should appreciate this post. Working out of Pittsburgh USA, Johnny Chung Lee has created some..

News: Play It Safe with d_skin!

Play It Safe with d_skin!

Are you one of those gamers who suffer from slow-loading, stuttering, scratched-to-hell game discs? d_skin could be saviour.

A what? d_skin is a simple, protective cover which snaps onto CDs and DVDs and stops them getting damaged. The transparent film fits over any standard 14cm disc and stays there, so you can load, play or burn your CDs and DVDs without fear of scratching. There’s no glue..

News: Nyko Wireless Nunchuck

Nyko Wireless Nunchuck

The stuff dreams are made of, surely it won't be long before Nintendo 'copy' this idea and get them to us officially?

The device, which attaches to the Wii Remote via a small wireless dongle for complete cordless freedom, will be available in the first quarter of 2008 for a suggested price of $29.99. Schweet, nice one Nyko. The Wireless Nunchuck has actually been voted "Best of CES 2008"..

News: SNES CD Prototype Pad On Ebay

SNES CD Prototype Pad On Ebay

Totally useless but historically interesting all the same!

We don’t usually get too excited about ‘prototype’ items but this caught our attention here at NintendoLife Towers. Some lucky chap is currently selling a SNES CD joypad prototype on eBay. For those of you that don’t know, the SNES CD never actually existed; it was supposed to be a wonderful collaboration between Nintendo and Sony..

News: "Stop Buying So Many Nintendo Consoles" Says Reggie

"Stop Buying So Many Nintendo Consoles" Says Reggie

He doesn't like hardware bundles, either

Reggie Fils-Aime has expressed concerns over the stock problems experienced by the company of late. Basically, the Wii and DS are TOO popular! He also had some cutting words to say about the increase in bundles offered by money-grabbing games retailers. From GamesInstustry.biz: Nintendo of America's president Reggie Fils-Aime says that the demand for the..

News: Wii - TOO Popular?

Wii - TOO Popular?

According to the BBC, Nintendo UK are considering putting a halt on advertising for Wii this Christmas season, because of its struggle to keep up with demand.

Nintendo is considering pulling UK television advertising for its popular Wii console in the run up to Christmas because it is battling to meet demand. It said that holding back adverts until 2008 would be a "responsible" move. It..

News: Nintendo Sales Surge State Side

Nintendo Sales Surge State Side

Reggie will be delighted, Nintendo of America report record breaking sales this month, including 653,000 Nintendo DS' and 350,000 Wii's sold last week alone.

Nintendo's 350,000 Wii systems represent the highest one-week U.S. sales total outside of its launch week one year ago. Wii has been dubbed the must-have gift of the 2007 holiday season and has been placed at the top of numerous gift lists..

News: Wii're Zapping With Link's Crossbow Training

Wii're Zapping With Link's Crossbow Training

Nintendo's Wii Zapper is out now allowing for arcade shooting action in your living room... well almost.

Nov. 19, 2007 – Today, Nintendo's new Wii Zapper™ brings the precision and thrill of arcade-style targeting games right into your home. Made exclusively for Nintendo's Wii™ system, the Wii Zapper houses a Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk™ to provide a better feel in games where pinpoint..

News: Shaft Your Wii

Shaft Your Wii

Overline Gaming are releasing a fancy new arcade stick for the Wii, essential for all those arcade classics on the Virtual Console.

A Customizable Turbo Function allows you to program individual buttons to be Turbo while leaving others to work as normal. Full 360 Degree range of motion that works with both digital and analog stick games. 8 Locking points for Awesome response in Fighting Games..

News: Wii'll Be Zapping By Christmas

Wii'll Be Zapping By Christmas

Nintendo set to release Wii Zapper in Europe and the UK on December 7th and should cost around £20 or 30 EUROs.

"Nintendo’s Wii Zapper will be available across Europe in time for Christmas, the company said today. The white, double-handed, machine gun peripheral will ship on 7 December, bundled with the Link’s Crossbow Training game. Additional titles are promised, including Resident Evil:..

News: Nintendo Raid Hong Kong Pirates

Nintendo Raid Hong Kong Pirates

Nintendo go Kung Fu Hustyle over "Supreme Factory Limited" in Hong Kong, seizing over 10,000 products in one go.

At Nintendo's request, the Hong Kong High Court has intervened to help stop a global distribution operation involving game copying devices and modification chips ("mod chips") that violate its copyrights and trademarks in the Nintendo DS™ and Wii™ systems. On Oct. 8th, the court..

News: Wii Slip No More

Wii Slip No More

Nintendo have released info about a new "Wii Remote Jacket" designed for those sweaty handed gamers that keep smashing their TV.

Nintendo announces the Wii Remote Jacket, a durable, silicone cover for the Wii Remote™ that provides a variety of benefits for the player. Nintendo will include the Wii Remote Jacket with all Wii™ hardware systems and with all Wii Remotes sold separately or packaged..