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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..

News: Iwata Delivers GDC Keynote Speech

Iwata Delivers GDC Keynote Speech

Iwata addressed his audience with his "Disrupting Development" speech at the Games Developers Conference in San Francisco.

After an initial delay to the speech, Iwata arrived on stage to a very warm welcome, everyone in the audience hoping for some juicy Revolution details. The AV operator accidentally showed all the slides to the audience before the presentation began, early reports indicated that..

News: Revolution GDC Showcase

Revolution GDC Showcase

IGN.com has posted a bumper load of Revolution photos from this years Games Developers Conference

Some of the lucky Americans got to go to this years Games Developers Conference in San Francisco, Nintendo had a little treat for them up to arrival, a glass cabinet holding the forbidden fruit, 1 x Nintendo Revolution alongside controller. I'm sure all the cameras must of come out all at once and..

News: Miyamoto Not Phased By Sony

Miyamoto Not Phased By Sony

The expected dual launch between Sony and Nintendo doesn't worry the grandfather of games.

With Miyamoto's recent trip to Europe, he seemed to stop off at pretty much every press opportunity he had, what a 54-year-old legend. When in London, he stopped briefly in talk exclusively to The Observer, the over-sized newspaper of England. Seeing as the news about the PlayStation delay, the reporter tried..

News: Zelda Confirmed To Use Revolution Controller

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: Sony Officially Delays PlayStation 3 Launch

Sony Officially Delays PlayStation 3 Launch

After all the rumours, all the hype, its true. Sony officially announce the delay of the next generation PlayStation.

Recent concerns from the Sony faithful led us to believe that the PlayStation 3 delay was merely a rumour have been squashed today as Sony games chief Ken Kutaragi, today announced the delay of the upcoming console. Sony had until recently been pledging for a Spring release of the..

News: IGN Snag Revolution Dev Kit

IGN Snag Revolution Dev Kit

Those extremely lucky kids over at IGN have bagged a Revolution Dev Kit and decide to tell us all about it.

Reggie recently revealed that Revolution Development Kits had been shipped off to games developers around the world, IGN have reported on a "Hands On" session with one of the kits. The freehand-style remote included in the preliminary kit is neither as well produced nor as finalized as the..

News: Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Gains Momentum

Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Gains Momentum

Over 1 Million unique players and 27 Million connections Nintendo break into the online market.

Barely 4 months old and Nintendo's online gaming service "Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection" has clocked an impressive 27,000,000 connections with over 1,000,000 unique players. Quite an achievement for such a young service. In previously years Nintendo were reluctant to move into the Online Gaming market,..

News: DS Lite: Sold Out

DS Lite: Sold Out

Japanese go crazy for DS. Just like a new iPod the DS Lite sells out only within hours of its official release.

Today marks the release of the reformed Nintendo DS dubbed DS Lite. Taking on its smaller form and Apple like good looks its unsurprising that the Japanese Nintendo faithful were out in force as the new unit sells out within hours of going on sale. Nintendo originally expected to have..

News: Coloured DS Lite Problems

Coloured DS Lite Problems

Woops, Nintendo announce some "problems" that mean the coloured DS Lite won't be available on launch.

GamesIndustry.biz have today reported that the Japanese launch of the improved DS, dubbed DS Lite, won't include the flavours Ice Blue or Enamel Navy following "unspecified production problems". The launch, on March 2nd, will still include the original White design. Recent reports have suggested..

News: 1,000 Revolution Development Kits Shipped

1,000 Revolution Development Kits Shipped

Reggie announces that over 1,000 Development kits have been sent out to developers all over the world.

In the previously reported interview with Engadget, Reggie told us that developers around the world have been receiving an updated version of the development kit for Nintendo Revolution. This is prototype hardware the games developers can use to create and their new titles on. "Developers we..

News: Rumours Surround European DS Lite Launch

Rumours Surround European DS Lite Launch

EuroGamer uncover some information surrounding the release of the new Nintendo DS in Europe.

After reports from serveral German retail outlets suggesting the DS Lite wouldn't ship until August in the European Union, sniffer dogs EuroGamer have information that says otherwise. "Nintendo has declined to address online reports that DS Lite will launch in Europe on August 16th priced EUR 129.99,..

News: Original DS To Be Axed

Original DS To Be Axed

Reggie gives us the info, the soon-to-be-replaced Nintendo DS will cease production later this year.

Reggie yesterday appeared on the "Game Heads" show broadcast by American Spike TV (the UFC lot). He announced that the current Nintendo DS will be phased out in favour for the new DS Lite. This comes as no real surprise, as the new DS is no doubt cheap to manufacture with its newer chips and other..

News: Up Close With Nintendo DS Lite

Up Close With Nintendo DS Lite

Nintendo release some better quality images of the new, lighter, brighter, Nintendo DS.

You've no doubt heard about the new DS Lite, the smaller, lighter version of the Nintendo DS handheld. Nintendo teased us last week with a single concept graphic of what its going to look like, they've finally given in to the demand from fanboys around the globe...

News: DS WiFi Gets Even Stronger

DS WiFi Gets Even Stronger

Nintendo claim 850,000 unique users connected to Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection since launch.

Earlier this week Nintendo issued some statistics about it's Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, the online service used for playing against friends over the internet. "Nintendo's Wi-Fi gaming service has seen users skyrocket, with more than 20 million connections to the service and over 850,000 unique users..

News: Nintendo Announce DS TV Tuner

Nintendo Announce DS TV Tuner

That's right folks, just as you wanted, a TV Tuner for the Nintendo DS... in Japan.

Nintendo today announced a TV tuner add on for the Nintendo DS to be available in Japan. With most portable devices, its never long until a TV tuner gizmo comes along, people will always want them. "The TV tuner add-on will occupy the standard DS game slot, protruding out behind the DS top-screen with an aerial..

News: Opera Web Browser For Nintendo DS

Opera Web Browser For Nintendo DS

Those Norwegians are set to bring the Opera web browser to your Nintendo DS.

Nintendo and Opera have announced that they plan to bring the popular Opera browser to a handheld near you. There's been rumours of such software for the DS ever since the PSP launched its own web browsing software. Certainly a wise move by Nintendo. "In Opera's agreement with Nintendo, Nintendo DS users will now be..

News: Metroid Prime: "Voice Chat" Hunters

Metroid Prime: "Voice Chat" Hunters

Get your chat, voice over ip comes to the upcoming Metroid Prime: Hunters for Nintendo DS.

Nintendo seems to be changing its spots and adopting modern standards, today its been announced that a "voice chat" mode will be added into the upcoming Metroid game for Nintendo DS. "The new Metroid Prime Hunters game for Nintendo DS will give gamers the ability to chat directly with one another before..

News: More DS Lite Colours

More DS Lite Colours

As if you weren't excited enough, now you have the tough choice of selecting a shade.

Just when you thought you were happy, Nintendo go and unleash the feather weight Nintendo DS Lite. Your dreams are shattered, like a Apple fan-boy you crave the white goodness of a DS Lite. No? Well maybe you'd be interested in another colour sir? Nintendo of Japan have put up another page demonstrating how you..