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And by "it", we of course refer to the cataclysmic tugging of the carpet that Nintendo so infamously performed when they quelled the Revolution (the what now?) and released the Wii. After Nintendo's powerful showing at E3, most people seem to have gotten used to saying the new name without breaking...

July 11th 2006 at 9:07pm 0 Comments
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This is getting ridiculous. Just when we thought the mystery was solved and the conspiracy theorists were silenced, someone has to go and find another mystery flap on the Wii. What is it this time? A holographic laser cannon? An automagical DVD dongle? A nickel and dime slot for Virtual Console purc...

July 10th 2006 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Gameworld Network (which is either a network of gameworlds or a gameworld of networks) has posted an epic collection of streaming E3 videos which clearly depicts each and every playable Wii game and how exactly one has to swing, wave, shake, point, wiggle and/or jostle the Wiimote in order to play....

June 20th 2006 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Even after Nintendo's continued insistence that the Wii won't even remotely churn out the kind of graphics seen in other next-gen systems, some still hold out a vague and poorly formulated hope that someone simply forgot to flip a switch somewhere. GameDaily Biz pursued the topic of visuals with ATI...

June 2nd 2006 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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Wii haters, you almost had support in the highest of places.Legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto told CNN's Chris Morris that the Revolution name was "very appropriate to what we were doing ... but it is a name that was almost threatening to non-gamers." Miyamoto now, of course, accepts and endo...

May 24th 2006 at 2:55pm 0 Comments
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If you live in the New York area and are unable to attend E3 this year (given the hordes of sweaty, shoving geeks involved, it might not be such a great loss), be sure to drop by the Nintendo World Store on 9 May. The store will be broadcasting Nintendo's keynote, an event sure to host new DS games,...

May 1st 2006 at 4:32pm 0 Comments
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Making the best of a bad situation, the British Gaming Blog has posted an animation and some images relating to how they think the name "Wii" should be marketed to Nintendo fans. I especially like the Mario Kart pitch, with the letters in the logo breaking apart to form two racers battling...

May 1st 2006 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

If the folks at Gaming Age are to be believed, this footage was swiped from an early build of a next-generation Tony Hawk game. There's nothing in the video that points towards this being Downhill Jam (confirmed for the Wii last month), but footage this early is unlikely to be tied down to a spec...

May 1st 2006 at 12:28pm 0 Comments
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Now that wii've (sorry, wii'll stop) had a few hours to let it all sink in, Nintendo's new "Wii" moniker for their next gen console still isn't ringing true. Sure, we get that whole community-ish thing they're going for, and we're happy for our friend, the letter "i," which ha...

April 27th 2006 at 7:32pm 0 Comments
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Seems like we've been calling this thing the Revolution for, well, forever. Well, we just got word over the wires that -- well ahead of any expected E3 announcements -- Nintendo announced the officially truly true name for the Revolution: the Nintendo Wii (like "we"). Nope, stop calling it...

April 27th 2006 at 12:24pm 0 Comments
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It really is a great credit to Microsoft's online Xbox Live network that its competitors are pausing to observe and take notes in their quest to provide a similarly seamless multiplayer experience. With Sony's forthcoming PS3 network (no really, they actually have an online strategy now) boasting si...

April 25th 2006 at 5:56pm 0 Comments
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You may want to sit down for this one. Now, keep in mind that this chain of information has several links, some of which are brittle and not entirely trustworthy. Before you grab a firm hold of it, be sure to be equipped with several pinches of sodium chloride. That being said, it is likely that, sh...

April 19th 2006 at 4:42pm 0 Comments