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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..

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,..