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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..

News: Redesigned Nintendo DS Gets Official Announcement

Redesigned Nintendo DS Gets Official Announcement

Those Nintendo guys have fooled us all yet again, DS Lite on the way very soon.

Nintendo has officially announced the rumoured redesigned version of the Nintendo DS, the new "DS Lite" is more compact and should appear on Japanese shelves on 2nd March 2006. This comes just a few days after Nintendo UK boss David Yarnton dismissed rumours of a new DS design saying, "we haven't got any plans at the..

News: Reggie's New Year Revolutions

Reggie's New Year Revolutions

Reggie tells News.com how it is right now and how its gonna be for the rest of the year.

The media giant CNET News.com recently caught up with Reggie Fils-Aime, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Nintendo America, and asked him about the company's plans for 2006. The lengthy interview talked about various aspects of Nintendo's future, including both the Revolution and Nintendo DS..

News: Revolution Out In The US Before Christmas

Revolution Out In The US Before Christmas

Satoru Iwata reveals that the Revolution console will be in US homes for the holiday season.

We've only really been told Nintendo's next console, codenamed Revolution, would be released sometime in 2006. Facts about an actual release date have been very vague and often unreliable. However, Gamespot today reported that in an interview from today's Sankei Shinbun, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata gave..

News: ATI Talks Revolution Graphics

ATI Talks Revolution Graphics

Revolution Report sit down with ATI to talk about the upcoming Hollywood graphics card.

The other day Revolution Report's Senior Editor, Shawn White, managed to snag an interview with ATI's Public Relations Manager, John Swinimer. ATI are responsible for the graphics card in the upcoming Nintendo Revolution, code-named "Hollywood", they also designed the Gamecube's graphics card, code-named..

News: Nintendo Dismiss DS Redesign

Nintendo Dismiss DS Redesign

Shhtop. Although there is one in the pipeline, it's not ready yet.

We recently reported the rumour of a redesigned Nintendo DS to emerge this week. The rumour was based on an article over at Lik-Sang.com - It seems the rumour was only that. Nintendo have now commented on the story, via GamesIndustry.biz and the alleged "reveal" date has passed. "But a Nintendo spokesperson has dismissed the..

News: DS Rumored To Evolve

DS Rumored To Evolve

Lik-Sang hear from their sources that news on a redesigned DS may be unveiled soon...

We all know Nintendo like to reinvent their handheld's, each time changing to current market trends. This is why it comes as no surprise that rumours are now circulating about a remade DS. What shape is anyone’s guess, Spong have some interesting ideas but we...

News: Patented Nintendo Floor Vision

Patented Nintendo Floor Vision

Japanese patent office shows record for Nintendo's "Floor Vision" technology.

The Japanese giants are going full force into the interactive gaming experience, first with the DS, then the Revolution controller, followed by interest in VR headsets and now interactive floor vision! It seems late last year Nintendo secured the "Nintendo Floor Vision"...