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Siliconera has posted new details about Elebits' level-trading WiiConnect24 functionality. Custom levels are built using a point system. Points are charged for each item used to populate a level (examples: public trash can, 2 points; blue elebit, 3 points; toy tank, 28 points). No level can exceed 1...

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November 29, 2006 at 6:55PM
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Looks like the rumor was true! This WiiConnect 24 service we've heard so much about is getting its first compatible game in Elebits, Konami's find-em-all environmental hunting game thing releasing next month. We all knew what the game was about, but now we have a whole new facet of the experience fo...

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Nintendo has begun replacing Wii units corrupted by fatal error 110213. An unknown percentage of users have been struck with the malfunction after attempting to download the WiiConnect24 update. Affected units will not be able to connect to Nintendo's online services and must be replaced. Luckily, o...

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Nothing like cutting it close! Thursday morning, just hours before campers came in from the cold to collect their PS3s, Sony launched their highly anticipated PlayStation Network in North America. Similarly, just hours before the Wii goes on sale at midnight launches around the country (like officia...

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Nintendo's US press event recently concluded and while all of your Wii information needs have probably been satisfied, nothing else was discussed about Wii-DS connectivity. We know that Iwata already said that the WiiConnect24 service could be used to download content to the DS, whether it be a demo...

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While a story that didn't make much of a splash when it belly-flopped onto the internets, we are compelled to offer up our opinions on the latest conflict with the UK and the Wii. Basically, since the WiiConnect24 function of the Nintendo Wii would need the system to be on, in standby mode, 24/7, a...

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In a rather lengthy interview, Eguchi spills the beans on some other unannounced features for the upcoming Wii installment in the Animal Crossing franchise. While he reiterated what Iwata said in regards to the WiiConnect24 service allowing players to visit someone's town while they weren't even pla...

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Six years ago, before the GameCube's launch, Nintendo had filed for a patent on a "messaging service for video game systems with buddy list that displays game being played," and on Tuesday they were granted the patent. The details involve a fully-fledged IM system featuring buddy icons, in-game mess...

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In an interview that was conducted with Japanese newspaper Nikkei Business Publications, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata focused mainly on the Wii, however he also confirmed that the Wii will be able to interact with the DS in the form of downloadable demos through the WiiConnect 24 service. "Let's say yo...

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