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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)..

News: DS Lite Confirmed For 11th June US Launch

DS Lite Confirmed For 11th June US Launch

Nintendo have today announced that the DS Lite will be available from June 11th 2006 for $129.99 in the USA.

European's still left out as Nintendo announce launch details for the sleeker DS, DS Lite in the Americas. "Millions of people around the world already enjoy playing Nintendo DS™, and the system's future looks even brighter. On June 11, Nintendo DS™ Lite joins Nintendo's video game..

News: US Metroid Prime Hunters To Get Free Rumble

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..

News: Gamecube Price To Drop...Again?

Gamecube Price To Drop...Again?

GameSpot reports retailers hinting to a price drop in the Gamecube.

GameSpot reports that gaming retailers have received promotional materials that suggest that Nintendo is lowering the price of their Gamecube. A specific price has not been revealed, but the promotional materials all carried Gamecube stickers that read "New Low Price" on them. The Gamecube is selling for $99.99 as of right now. I'm..

News: Revolution Named: Wii

Revolution Named: Wii

Nintendo finally announce the final name of the Revolution console, the Nintendo Wii. Wiill it catch on?

Nintendo have officially announced the name of their new console, previously codenamed 'Revolution' Here is what Nintendo had to say about it: Introducing... Wii.As in "we."While the code-name Revolution expressed our direction, Wii...

News: 4GB Hard Drive For DS This Month

4GB Hard Drive For DS This Month

Datel's hot new product the Max Media player gives DS users 4GB of space that fits into the GBA slot and runs of the DS's battery.

In their press release Datel stated: "MAX Media Player for DS This is the greatest add-on in the history of the handheld. MAX Media Player turns your Nintendo DS into a powerful home entertainment device, with movie playback, music on the move and a convenient..

News: DS Lite To Launch June 1st?

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: Miyamoto Talks Up Twilight Princess

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: New Revolution Controller Photographs

New Revolution Controller Photographs

Certain set of Revolution Controller photographs have been floating around the interweb and blogs

The blogs and gaming sites around the web have seen a pair of "Promotional Photographs" of the Revolution controller over the past few days, some sites claiming they are part of the "Red Steel" exclusive in the Game Informer magazine and some saying they're fake. Infact, we're not totally sure where..

News: Revolution To Support External Hard Drive?

Revolution To Support External Hard Drive?

CNNMoney.com report comments made by Iwata indicating the support of external hard drives in additional to SD cards.

With recent news regarding Revolution's "Virtual Console" people have began to question what storage method the console will support. We're already aware that SD cards will be supported, its a very affordable solution and provides pretty good capacity. In an interview with..

News: Revolution Name Will Definitely Change

Revolution Name Will Definitely Change

In an interview with Beth Llewelyn, the Nintendo senior director of public relations states Revolution name will change.

Like any other week, there has been countless rumours about the name of Nintendo next console, we've even seen shots of a "Nintendo Go" logo floating around, which didn't seem to go anywhere. However, in an interview with IGN.com, Beth Llewelyn, Nintendo of America's senior..

News: PS3 Goes Region Free & Issued Price Point

PS3 Goes Region Free & Issued Price Point

Sony release new PlayStation 3 details and issue a price point, no less than 50,000 YEN. Not quite pocket change.

With most people we know focusing on Nintendo this week we really shouldn't forget about Sony and its hugely successful PlayStation series. Sony have this week announced that the PlayStation 3 will not have any region locking on its games. This is a bold - but not unexpected - move by..

News: Sega Join The Revolution

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..