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If you've been having a tough time accruing enough coins in Club Nintendo to get your very own copy of Game & Watch Collection for DS, know that Nintendo is planning to parcel out nine different Game & Watch classics to DSiWare in Japan. Kotaku reports that Nintendo will be offering each in...

July 10th 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Remember that awesome Game & Watch collection the Japanese Club Nintendo folks got? Well, it might be making its way to the States, as a listing for the game has popped up on the ESRB site. Of course, we're incredibly excited.Aside from Exclamation Warriors and Tingle's Balloon Fight, the Game...

November 21st 2008 at 2:56pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/A_look_back_at_Club_Nintendo_s_greatest_gifts'; By now, you've no doubt heard: Nintendo is rolling out Club Nintendo in the U.S. by the end of 2008. Wahey! Yeah, we know that Japan (generally speaking) gets the most excellent items when compared to else...

October 7th 2008 at 11:18am 0 Comments
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Tomorrow is the big day -- Nintendo's E3 2008 media briefing. Will there be a new DS? A new handheld altogether? A new array of DS Lite colors instead? Nearly anything is possible, and while we wait, bouncing up and down on our toes and struggling to remember to breathe through the excitement, it's...

July 14th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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With our recent feature on Nintendo's original handheld games, we've been thinking a lot about them lately. Mainly, we just want that sweet collection that Club Nintendo hooked people up with in Japan.What about you all? Want to play some of the Game & Watch games on the DS, or do you want a dif...

July 8th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Collecting_Obsessing_Game_Watch'; It's time to take a look back at Nintendo's first foray into handheld gaming, nine years before Game Boy (and three years before Famicon/NES). Researchers at DS Fanboy have compiled an exhaustive rertrospective on the Gam...

July 2nd 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Throughout the 1980s, Nintendo's Game & Watch series of handhelds provided the soundtrack to innumerable school playgrounds across the globe. A pre-Game Boy attempt to capture the portable games market, Game & Watch titles were relatively cheap but sturdily built toys which came with a...

July 1st 2008 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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If you're currently sitting on $4,000 worth of spare change, we have a purchase to recommend to you. A UK-based collector has just placed his the entire collection of 59 Game & Watch handhelds on eBay, along with the rare so-called "60th" model.$4,000 is a big outlay, and not all of these are...

May 17th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We knew just about how many people in Japan were going wild for this thing, but now you can count us among those who want one. Although we would have no use for it outside of one feature. The DS TV Tuner, it turns out, also includes some classic gaming action, bundling in the retro Nintendo title G...

November 21st 2007 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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Promotional Consideration is a weekly feature about the Nintendo DS advertisements you usually flip past, change the channel on, or just tune out.Gunpei Yokoi, the same engineer who would eventually go on to father the Game Boy and Metroid, was riding home one evening on a bullet train when he spot...

September 16th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments