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News: 3DS Users Will Soon Have 25,000 Hotspots to Connect To

3DS Users Will Soon Have 25,000 Hotspots to Connect To

Wi-Fi coverage gets super-sized in the United States

Remember when Nintendo said that thanks to its collaboration with communications firm AT&T, there would be 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots available throughout the United States? Well, that number just got even higher. Through an extended agreement with AT&T, 3DS users will have access to nearly...

First Impressions: The Conduit Multiplayer Madness

The Conduit Multiplayer Madness

Tom ventures to Sega’s London HQ to play the game that is on the tip of everyone’s tongue.

To say that The Conduit is eagerly anticipated would be a serious understatement – this is potentially the title that could be the next best thing since sliced Goldeneye. Imagine then the excitement I felt at the opportunity to visit Sega’s London offices to not only give the Conduit’s multiplayer..

News: Pokemon MMO Please!

Pokemon MMO Please!

Everyone has always dreamt of a full, big, 3D Pokemon game right? You know - none of this garbage where you're playing the same game with 8,765,546 Pokemon. We just wanted Pokemon Red/Blue/Yellow in 3D right?

Just me then? Oh well. The news is this: developers of WiiWare game Pop have just pitched some ideas for "properties have neat ideas for". One of said games is a Pokemon MMO. They..

News: Mario Kart Wii Will Have Text Chat But No Voice Chat!

Mario Kart Wii Will Have Text Chat But No Voice Chat!

Which means you don't get a bunch of rowdy Americans asking if you're "Australian" or if you've "brushed your teeth today"?

You will not be able to chat in the actual games themselves (well you wouldn't be able to anyway unless you had 15 arms right?) but you will be able to create "lobbies" in which you can chat amongst your mates while you wait for other racers. Pretty cool? USB..

News: Worms: A Space Oddity No Longer Online

Worms: A Space Oddity No Longer Online

Team 17 makes a massive u-turn regarding multiplayer options for its forthcoming Wii title

Even though the company previously announced that the upcoming Wii game Worms: A Space Oddity would feature online play, developer Team 17 has now retracted the statement and has confirmed that the game will not make use of Nintendo’s WiFi connection for multiplayer-related shenanigans. Publisher THQ had..

News: Full Game DS Downloads NOT Coming After All

Full Game DS Downloads NOT Coming After All

A simple case of crossed wires?

It seems that our man Reggie was misunderstood in a recent interview with the New York Times. As we (and pretty much the rest of the internet) reported a few days back, his interview with the well known newspaper seemed to indicate that ‘full’ DS titles would be made available for download in the future. However, Nintendo has now released a statement clearing up..

News: Wii Will Not Support Third Party Online Play Until 2007

Wii Will Not Support Third Party Online Play Until 2007

Looks like we're going to have to wait some time to get online play.

IGN published a preview for "Tony Hawks Downhill Jam" today and at the end it has a bit of information regarding the titles online status. IGN claim that third party developers will not be able to utilise the online interface for the Wii until well into 2007. Of course I don't think this is going to affect first party support for..