Reminder: Nintendo and GameSpy partner for online functionality

We already knew these two would be working together. Actually, we knew this since E3, so there's no news there. But, we assure you, there is some news in this story and it's the possibility of Nintendo moving away from the completely horrible friend codes system that many do not enjoy on the DS. No, the news is that Gamespy will incorporate friend rosters, matchmaking and ranking data into Wi-Fi compatible games, similar to the same online features many Xbox 360 fanboys enjoy.

And we couldn't be happier ...

This article was originally published on Joystiq.