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Weekly Nintendo: SimEarth, Drill Sergeant Mindstrong, NEVES, Mini Golf, BOXLIFE
Long before creating Spore, Will Wright made a lesser-known life simulator called SimEarth. That forgotten chapter of the Sim franchise is just one of five games Nintendo has released digitally for their gaming platforms.
E3 2009: Nintendo's Canceled Handheld
Nintendo's currently dominating in hardware sales in both the console and handheld market. How'd they do it? By scrapping projects they didn't have full confidence in, according Nintendo global prez Satoru Iwata.
April 2009 Sales: Wii Fit, DS Kick Ass And Chew Bubble Gum
The NPD Group has released the US software and hardware sales figures for the month of April and guess what, Nintendo wiped the floor with everyone again. The DS had a particularly disgusting month.
Ninten-Whoa: Nintendo Does It Again With DSi
The power of Nintendo had struck gold once again. Compared to April of 2008, Nintendo doubled their shipments of the popular handheld from 414,800 in ’08 to 1,040,000 in ’09. It’s safe to say that Nintendo is not feeling the effects of this downturn.
DSiWare Launch Titles Revealed
One of the new features of the DSi, the new version of the Nintendo DS, is the Nintendo DSi Shop where you can buy games and applications online. Today Nintendo announced the five DSiWare titles that will be available for download when the DSi Shop goes online
GDC 2009: Nintendo Keynote Highlights
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata gave his GDC keynote address and the man dropped some bombs on the audience. Here's a summary of the biggest news from the speech, which included a Wii storage solution and a new Zelda game
DS Sales Break 100 Million
Sony recently announced that it had shipped 50 million Playstation Portables worldwide. It's an impressive amount but it looks a little less so when compared to the total sales for its competitor, the Nintendo DS: 100 million.
What Does The "i" In "DSi" Stand For, Anyway?
There are a lot of burning questions about the Nintendo DSi: Is it worth the higher price tag? What games will use the built-in cameras? Nintendo has just answered a slightly less burning question: what does the "i" in "DSi" stand for?
More DSi Launch Titles Will Be Announced Soon
When shoppers head to the store to pick up the DSi, Nintendo is hoping they'll devour a bunch of new games as well in a frenzy of consumerism. So where are these launch titles?
Europe, Australia Get Nintendo DSi Before America
The Nintendo DSi was dated for North America on Wednesday morning and now Nintendo has finally revealed Australian and European release dates. Both territories will actually be getting the latest version of the DS before those of us in the States.
Rhythm Heaven Will Launch Alongside Nintendo DSi
After a second glance at today's press release announcing the Nintendo DSi's North American release date, we noticed Nintendo snuck a game announcement in at the end. Rhythm Heaven will arrive in stores on the same day.
Nintendo DSi Dated For North America
The DSi, the third iteration of the Nintendo DS handheld system, will be coming to North America in a month and a half. Nintendo revealed today that the DSi will arrive in stores here on April 5th.
Deal Or No Deal Now Available For iPod Touch And iPhone
The DSi killer, better known as the Apple iPod Touch, is receiving some casual-ware for its casual consumers. The latest gaming addition to Apple’s multi-purpose devices is Deal or No Deal: Million Dollar Mission, based on the hit show on NBC. The game is currently available on iTunes’ store.
DSi Worldwide Release Next Summer
The Nintendo DSi has just been released in Japan but those of us elsewhere in the world will have to wait a lot longer. We won't be getting our grimy little mitts on the third iteration of the DS until next summer
DSi To Be Region-Locked After All
Importing a DSi? Not so fast. Unlike the previous versions, Nintendo's new handheld will in fact be region-locked. A Nintendo VP recently said otherwise, but according to news today, the hardware and software will both contain locks.