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News: The Return Of Virtual Reality?

The Return Of Virtual Reality?

Is Virtual Reality to return to the center stage? Nintendo express interest at CES 2006.

The bright lights of Las Vegas are currently hosting the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - a chance for high-tech companies to show off their latest products. Rumours start to circle of Nintendo expressing an interest in a product by american company eMagin. The VR headset, known as the Z800 3D Visor,..

News: Nintendo Europe's Revolutionary Mini-Site

Nintendo Europe's Revolutionary Mini-Site

European home of Nintendo add a new mini-site dedicated to the upcoming Revolution console.

The mini-site seems to have appeared over night, It's a typical promo mini-site that doesn't really offer a great deal of information, it talks about the main aspects of the console, the controller, backwards compatibility, Wi-Fi and its sleek design. On the...

News: BBC Analyst Predicts Console War

BBC Analyst Predicts Console War

A report outlining the upcoming next-generation consoles has been posted on the BBC News website.

Alfred Hermida, Technology Editor of the BBC News website has today posted a report on his thoughts for the coming year. The article covers the 3 main companies, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo and they're different approaches into the console market...

News: Mario Kart Arcade GP Units Go On Sale

Mario Kart Arcade GP Units Go On Sale

Finished Mario Kart DS already? Why not treat yourself to this beastly Mart Kart Arcade GP machine.

Just as you come down from the high that is Mario Kart DS you get the urge for a new Mario Kart challenge. You've no doubt heard about the Namco developed Mario Kart Arcade GP, however you've probably never played it. With units few and far between, your pocket money saved, you can now grab yourself..

News: Revolution To Launch At Under $300

Revolution To Launch At Under $300

Satoru Iwata has confirmed that the new upcoming Nintendo Revolution will cost under $300.

The much speculated Revolution launch price has today been confirmed, in an interview with Yahoo Japan, that the system will cost under $300. Whether this is $299 or $199 we really don't know. We actually expected a slightly lower price in the US at launch...

News: Rumours Of Revolution Going "Gold".

Rumours Of Revolution Going "Gold".

No, not in colour, but in the respect of it being ready for mass production.

Today the industry grape-vine is tasting a little bitter as lots of rumours fly around about the possibility of the upcoming Revolution console "going gold". This industry term, usually used for software, indicates when a piece of software is complete and ready for mass production. "Thus, according to gamemag.ru, who..

News: Japanese DS Sales Hit 5 Million

Japanese DS Sales Hit 5 Million

Just over 12 months were needed to sell over 5.4 million Nintendo DS units.

Reuters has today reported Nintendo's Satoru Iwata confirming that domestic sales of the DS portable game machine reached 5 million units in less than 13 months after its launch in early December 2004, becoming the fastest-ever pace in Japan's video game market. Whatever the...

News: 1x Virtual Revolution Controller, Sir.

1x Virtual Revolution Controller, Sir.

Someone who just couldn't wait for his new TV remote made his own 3d play toy.

Can't wait either? Now, thanks to someone on IGN, you can look at a virtual Revolution controller for aslong as you so wish. You can tease yourself for the next 9 months by spinning, zooming and rotating your imaginary Revolution controller. Ok Ok, we admit this is a...

News: Play Zelda: Twilight Princess With Revolution Controller

Play Zelda: Twilight Princess With Revolution Controller

Rumours surface that the "extra" features being put into Twilight Princess might be Revolutionary features.

With us all wondering how long its going to take for us to get our greasy paws on both Nintendo Revolution and Zelda: Twilight Princess some news appears involving both. According to UK based NGC Magazine the upcoming Zelda title will be compatible with the unique Revolution controller,..

News: Classic Sega To Be Part Of The Revolution?

Classic Sega To Be Part Of The Revolution?

Sega are officially "intrigued" by the virtual console in the upcoming Revolution console. Does that mean classic Sega games will make an appearance?

One of the unique selling points of Revolution will be the "Virtual Console". The software will emulate our old favourites from the NES, Snes and N64 allowing us to re-live all those magic moments. We've had little response as to how exactly the..

News: IGN "Reveal" Revolution Technical Specifications

IGN "Reveal" Revolution Technical Specifications

IGN.com today have posted details of what they think, from various sources, the Revolution technical specification might be.

Two lengthy news article on the IGN site over the past couple of days have indicated what we could expect from the upcoming Revolution console. The articles are sourced by asking a handful of developers what information they...