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News: Original DS - No More?

Original DS - No More?

According to Japanese retailers, Nintendo has stopped supplying them with shipments of the original Nintendo DS model.

Good news for you collectors out there. Japanese retailers now believe that Nintendo may be done supplying them with original Nintendo DS models. Apparently Nintendo has done nothing but supplied them all with Nintendo DS Lite models for stock. Now that the the original DS has been..

News: Wii May Have Launch Date & Games Price

Wii May Have Launch Date & Games Price

Information is slipping out around the web about the launch window for the Nintendo Wii.

Cubed3 managed to talk to an unnamed inside source, who revealed that Nintendo does indeed have a planned launch date. "At the moment Nintendo are aiming to launch the Wii on November 6th... Nintendo aren't going to have an exact date in mind until they are sure they can meet the deadlines... they are very..

News: The Story Behind Nintendo ON

The Story Behind Nintendo ON

1up.com talk to the mastermind behind the 2005 Nintendo ON video and reveal all of its secrets.

Casting your mind back to the weeks leading up to E3 2005 you may remember a video, a video that sent tingles all the way from your head, down your spine and into your toes. Nintendo ON was probably the most convincing Nintendo fake ever. In an article originally posted last year, 1up.com talks to the..

News: Nintendo Storms Famitsu Survey

Nintendo Storms Famitsu Survey

The news from Japan is good, Nintendo tops the Famitsu reader survey, long live Nintendo.

Wii all expect the Wii to do pretty well in the US and EU, but almost accept that it's not going to out gun the 360 or PS3 from the off, its just something about the Western market that saddens me, the so called "PlayStation generation" that only buy games that 1) have extreme violence or 2) have extreme..

News: DS Lite Rumbled

DS Lite Rumbled

Thought you already bought your last rumble pack? Think again, DS Lite friendly Rumble Pak on the way.

4cr have uncovered the rumble mystery that has cast its shadow over the DS Lite. If your one of the lucky few that have already got your dirty paws all over a crystal white DS Lite, you might of noticed that if you insert a DS Rumble Pak into the GBA slot it sticks out like Mario at a Sony Press..

News: Wii Under £150?

Wii Under £150?

Nintendo UK confirm that the UK retail price for Wii will be "in-line" with the US and Japanese prices.

Nintendo UK have spoken about the UK retail price, well not officially or anything, but to EuroGamer. Yesterday, Nintendo announced that the Wii will cost ¥25,000 or less and $250 or less when it goes on sale later this year - the equivalent of around £120 and £135. A spokesperson has since..

News: No Dolby Digital For Wii

No Dolby Digital For Wii

IGN reports that currently the Wii will not support optical output and specifically Dolby Digital, Pro-Logic II remains.

Recent article posted on IGN suggests that the official documentation supplied for Wii developers confirms that the system will not support Dolby Digital 5.1. "There is a single proprietary audio/video jack on Wii and users have the option to plug in different cables..

News: Wrapstar Gets World Cup Fever

Wrapstar Gets World Cup Fever

Those crazy guys over at Wrapstar have decided to complete your World Cup and offer you some skins for your DS, word.

If your a street-smart homie, you'll know you couldn't possibly take your DS to a World Cup match, until now. The home boys over at Wrapstar have launched a new World Cup range of skins for your portable friend. "Wrapstar, the sole retail provider of 'skins' for the PSP and..

News: Wii Will Launch Under $250

Wii Will Launch Under $250

Nintendo throw a statement out into the open with an estimated Wii price and how many units will be available.

Today, Nintendo announce a statement containing some information about the Wii retail price and how many units they expect to be available. Following its overwhelming debut at E3 2006, Nintendo today announced the current fiscal year unit shipment forecast for its new home game system,..

News: DS Lite To Launch In Europe This June

DS Lite To Launch In Europe This June

Nintendo have announced that the DS Lite will go on sale in Europe on 23rd June at £99.99

Today, Nintendo UK have put the rumours to rest, the DS Lite will be released in the UK and Europe on June 23rd, the portable system will also launch in two distinct flavours -- a sleek black edition and a cool, stylish white edition. "Nintendo DS Lite is a lighter and brighter version of the highly..

News: Sony Stole Our Idea

Sony Stole Our Idea

Nintendo UK boss David Yarnton has a pop at Sony and its "revolutionary" PlayStation 3 controller.

CVG have reported on an interview between MCV and David Yarnton, the current boss for Nintendo UK. The Yarnton didn't hold back when commenting on the newly improved PlayStation 3 controller which was announced last week at E3. "Historically we're always developing new things. We know Sony have..

News: Nintendo Wii Disrupts E3 2006

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: Wii Retail Package Details

Wii Retail Package Details

Covering E3 have unearthed some details when chatting to Nintendo employees at this years E3

Chris over at Covering E3 has posted an article confirming some details about the Wii console and what will be included at launch, heres an overview of his findings. Retail Wii will ship with a Wii console, Wii Remote & Nunchuk and no games. The classic controller won't be included and sold..

News: GBA2 Canned Due To DS Success

GBA2 Canned Due To DS Success

According to the article posted in Reuters earlier today, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata is having second thoughts on the GBA2

The question we have to ask here is; "Does this really come as such a surprise?". The Nintendo DS has been going from strength to strength and it has been proven in this years E3 with what is a stunning array of games lined up for the rest of the year. To cite the Reuters..

News: Wii Light Gun Controller Revealed

Wii Light Gun Controller Revealed

Nintendo reveal more Wii goodies in the form of a Light Gun attachment. It's just too cool..

Photographs from today at E3 have revealed a revolutionary Light Gun for Nintendo Wii. Is this not the coolest light gun you have ever seen? This is supposed to come with the new Duck Hunt Wii game, perhaps it'll be bundled together. The light gun seems to attach to the bottom of the Wii remote to create a..

News: Nintendo E3 2006 Press Conference

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: Nintendo Wii Classic Controller

Nintendo Wii Classic Controller

Nintendo leak an image of an unmentioned SNES like controller named "classic" in today's E3 Press Pack.

Today, Nintendo held its pre-E3 press conference, after the speeches pretty much everything was covered and included in the digital press pack the Big N issued on the internet. However, one image was completely unmentioned, an image of a Nintendo Wii controller dubbed "Classic" in the filename..

News: Nintendo Wii Hardware Details

Nintendo Wii Hardware Details

Nintendo finally splash out and tell us all about the upcoming Wii system, all the details are here.

Nintendo have released a chunk of information about the hardware, most of which we knew already. However there are a couple of new things. You can either read through this entire press release or simply scan the items we've marked important. ControlsIntuitive control for anyone using the physical..

News: Sony Unveil New PS3 Controller

Sony Unveil New PS3 Controller

Sony release huge amounts of information about the PS3 and its new controller design.

Alas the boomerang is no more. After Sony were heavily criticised last year for its PS3 controller design, they've decided to go back to basics and have re-adopted the DualShock shape, however of course, they have added a few new things. "The controller for PS3 has been created by refining and improving the..

News: Sony To Release PlayStation 3 Worldwide In November

Sony To Release PlayStation 3 Worldwide In November

Sony have today announced that the PS3 will ship on November 17th starting at $499 USD.

Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today that it would launch PlayStation 3 in "Clear Black" in North America on November 17, 2006, as part of a worldwide simultaneous launch. The machine will come in 2 flavours, a 20GB model and a 60GB model, priced at $499 USD (€499 EUR) and $599 USD (€599 EUR)..