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  • News 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...

  • News Mystery Nintendo Design Booklet

    Images from a Nintendo Recruitment booklet surface through-out the blogosphere.

    coming soon. i broke something ;)

  • News 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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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"...

  • News 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

    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

    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

    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

    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".

    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

    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.

    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

    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?

    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.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...