Hopefully those mistakes won't be repeated
A whole lot more than 21 games...
Nintendo report 136,500 DS Lites sold in the first two days after launch, games sales increased also.
Announced earlier this year, Nintendo decided the DS needed a little bit of a revamp. The re-designed DS, dubbed DS Lite is smaller, lighter and brighter than its older brother. After a strong Japanese launch, US retailers have continued the trend last week with the North American launch..
Confirmation comes after rumours last week about a 'missing' shipment of DS Lite consoles bound for the UK
Reports around the Internet last week were suggesting that a container loaded with DS Lite's had been stolen in Hong Kong. GamesIndustry.biz have now had confirmation from Nintendo about the 5 finger discount. "A number of White DS Lite made for the UK market were stolen in Hong Kong..
IGN.com suggest that the Wii might pip Sony to the finish line and launch first.
After the lull of the Sony E3 Press Conference, one of the main pieces of information was the release date of the PS3. Remember remember the 17th of November, the day the PS3 will launch. However, this week IGN.com's Matt Casamassina has suggested that the Wii will in fact release first. "On top of everything..
Nintendo announce the increase in production of their DS Lite console set to meet global demand.
Business watchers GamesIndustry.biz have revealed that production of the DS Lite is to be stepped up 25% in order to match global demand. "At present, the firm turns out around 1.6 million hardware units a month - but with 2.5 million units sold in Japan alone this year, and the hugely successful..
Nintendo explain their strategy behind the Virtual Console and how it'll become a "new" platform for developers.
Satoru Iwata has been explaining the concept behind the Virtual Console and Nintendo's alternative to the "single-minded approach of the industry at present". Whilst the Virtual Console acts as an instant library for all classic Nintendo titles, it's also a brand new platform for new..
Wii price by September, Iwata outlines the plans for how your DS and Wii will be the best of friends.
Today, Nintendo's Satoru Iwata addressed Japanese journalists for the latest Nintendo sales figures. Most importantly, he told us we should expect a release date and final pricing for Wii by September. "Nintendo will announce the release date and price for its new family video-game console Wii..
Turn your Nintendo DS and Lite into a fully multimedia player with Max's hardware addon.
With this hardware addon you can listen to music, watch films and play emulators and run various programs, all can be stroed onto a flash card up to 8GB of storage. At the heart of MAX Media Dock is Datel’s exclusive MAX Media Player, supplied on a DS cart. Insert it into the slot used for DS games, and..
More rumours appear on Nintendo's messages boards about the "remaining secret" of the Wii
Forum junkies may think they've unearthed the final secrets from Nintendo Wii, sadly we're not so sure. Posted to Nintendo's very own message board is an article claimed to be sourced from the next issue of Game Informer magazine (those guys that had the Red Steel exclusive). "This article from the..
According to Japanese retailers, Nintendo has stopped supplying them with shipments of the original Nintendo DS model.
Good news for you collectors out there. Japanese retailers now believe that Nintendo may be done supplying them with original Nintendo DS models. Apparently Nintendo has done nothing but supplied them all with Nintendo DS Lite models for stock. Now that the the original DS has been..
Information is slipping out around the web about the launch window for the Nintendo Wii.
Cubed3 managed to talk to an unnamed inside source, who revealed that Nintendo does indeed have a planned launch date. "At the moment Nintendo are aiming to launch the Wii on November 6th... Nintendo aren't going to have an exact date in mind until they are sure they can meet the deadlines... they are very..
1up.com talk to the mastermind behind the 2005 Nintendo ON video and reveal all of its secrets.
Casting your mind back to the weeks leading up to E3 2005 you may remember a video, a video that sent tingles all the way from your head, down your spine and into your toes. Nintendo ON was probably the most convincing Nintendo fake ever. In an article...
The news from Japan is good, Nintendo tops the Famitsu reader survey, long live Nintendo.
Wii all expect the Wii to do pretty well in the US and EU, but almost accept that it's not going to out gun the 360 or PS3 from the off, its just something about the Western market that saddens me, the so called "PlayStation generation" that only buy games that 1) have extreme violence or 2) have extreme..
Thought you already bought your last rumble pack? Think again, DS Lite friendly Rumble Pak on the way.
4cr have uncovered the rumble mystery that has cast its shadow over the DS Lite. If your one of the lucky few that have already got your dirty paws all over a crystal white DS Lite, you might of noticed that if you insert a DS Rumble Pak into the GBA slot it sticks out like Mario at a Sony Press..
Nintendo UK confirm that the UK retail price for Wii will be "in-line" with the US and Japanese prices.
Nintendo UK have spoken about the UK retail price, well not officially or anything, but to EuroGamer. Yesterday, Nintendo announced that the Wii will cost ¥25,000 or less and $250 or less when it goes on sale later this year - the equivalent of around £120 and £135. A spokesperson has since..
IGN reports that currently the Wii will not support optical output and specifically Dolby Digital, Pro-Logic II remains.
Recent article posted on IGN suggests that the official documentation supplied for Wii developers confirms that the system will not support Dolby Digital 5.1. "There is a single proprietary audio/video jack on Wii and users have the option to plug in different cables..
Those crazy guys over at Wrapstar have decided to complete your World Cup and offer you some skins for your DS, word.
If your a street-smart homie, you'll know you couldn't possibly take your DS to a World Cup match, until now. The home boys over at Wrapstar have launched a new World Cup range of skins for your portable friend. "Wrapstar, the sole retail provider of 'skins' for the PSP and..
Nintendo throw a statement out into the open with an estimated Wii price and how many units will be available.
Today, Nintendo announce a statement containing some information about the Wii retail price and how many units they expect to be available. Following its overwhelming debut at E3 2006, Nintendo today announced the current fiscal year unit shipment forecast for its new home game system,..
Nintendo have announced that the DS Lite will go on sale in Europe on 23rd June at £99.99
Today, Nintendo UK have put the rumours to rest, the DS Lite will be released in the UK and Europe on June 23rd, the portable system will also launch in two distinct flavours -- a sleek black edition and a cool, stylish white edition. "Nintendo DS Lite is a lighter and brighter version of the highly..
Nintendo UK boss David Yarnton has a pop at Sony and its "revolutionary" PlayStation 3 controller.
CVG have reported on an interview between MCV and David Yarnton, the current boss for Nintendo UK. The Yarnton didn't hold back when commenting on the newly improved PlayStation 3 controller which was announced last week at E3. "Historically we're always developing new things. We know Sony have..
E3 attendees pack themselves into the Nintendo booth for a mere touch of the Wii console.
The show draws to a close, the last few gamers are being dragged away kicking and screaming as they realise there is another 364 days till the next E3 expo. Nintendo however can feel proud, proud that even with a name like Wii they've done something impressive this E3. The gorgeously designed Nintendo booth..
Covering E3 have unearthed some details when chatting to Nintendo employees at this years E3
Chris over at Covering E3 has posted an article confirming some details about the Wii console and what will be included at launch, heres an overview of his findings. Retail Wii will ship with a Wii console, Wii Remote & Nunchuk and no games. The classic controller won't be included and sold..
According to the article posted in Reuters earlier today, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata is having second thoughts on the GBA2
The question we have to ask here is; "Does this really come as such a surprise?". The Nintendo DS has been going from strength to strength and it has been proven in this years E3 with what is a stunning array of games lined up for the rest of the year. To cite the Reuters..
Nintendo reveal more Wii goodies in the form of a Light Gun attachment. It's just too cool..
Photographs from today at E3 have revealed a revolutionary Light Gun for Nintendo Wii. Is this not the coolest light gun you have ever seen? This is supposed to come with the new Duck Hunt Wii game, perhaps it'll be bundled together. The light gun seems to attach to the bottom of the Wii remote to create a..
Nintendo annual pre-E3 press conference is now over, but what did we learn, whats new?
The bomb has been dropped, Nintendo Wii is pretty much out in the open now. If you've been living under a rock you might not know that Nintendo's biggest press conference of the year took place earlier today in LA. It's often hard to keep track of everything announced at such events, so we've tried to compile..
Nintendo leak an image of an unmentioned SNES like controller named "classic" in today's E3 Press Pack.
Today, Nintendo held its pre-E3 press conference, after the speeches pretty much everything was covered and included in the digital press pack the Big N issued on the internet. However, one image was completely unmentioned, an image of a Nintendo Wii controller dubbed "Classic" in the filename..
Nintendo finally splash out and tell us all about the upcoming Wii system, all the details are here.
Nintendo have released a chunk of information about the hardware, most of which we knew already. However there are a couple of new things. You can either read through this entire press release or simply scan the items we've marked important. ControlsIntuitive control for anyone using the physical..
Sony release huge amounts of information about the PS3 and its new controller design.
Alas the boomerang is no more. After Sony were heavily criticised last year for its PS3 controller design, they've decided to go back to basics and have re-adopted the DualShock shape, however of course, they have added a few new things. "The controller for PS3 has been created by refining and improving the..
Sony have today announced that the PS3 will ship on November 17th starting at $499 USD.
Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today that it would launch PlayStation 3 in "Clear Black" in North America on November 17, 2006, as part of a worldwide simultaneous launch. The machine will come in 2 flavours, a 20GB model and a 60GB model, priced at $499 USD (€499 EUR) and $599 USD (€599 EUR)..
Nintendo have today announced that the DS Lite will be available from June 11th 2006 for $129.99 in the USA.
European's still left out as Nintendo announce launch details for the sleeker DS, DS Lite in the Americas. "Millions of people around the world already enjoy playing Nintendo DS™, and the system's future looks even brighter. On June 11, Nintendo DS™ Lite joins Nintendo's video game..
Nintendo announce a limited edition Metroid Prime: Hunters with free DS Rumble Pak... US Only.
Today Nintendo of America have announced that they will be offering a bundled free DS Rumble Pak for those who pick up Metroid Prime Hunters. You may remember this accessory from games such as Metroid: Pinball. "The accessory fits into the Game Boy® Advance cartridge slot and delivers good..
GameSpot reports retailers hinting to a price drop in the Gamecube.
GameSpot reports that gaming retailers have received promotional materials that suggest that Nintendo is lowering the price of their Gamecube. A specific price has not been revealed, but the promotional materials all carried Gamecube stickers that read "New Low Price" on them. The Gamecube is selling for $99.99 as of right now. I'm..
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...
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..
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
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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,..
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..
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..
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..
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,..
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..
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...
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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...
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"...
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,..
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...
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...
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..
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...
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..
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...
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...
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,..
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..
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...
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