January 24, 2007

Majesco Announces "Toon-Doku" for the Nintendo DS DS

by Brendan Gallagher - 9:33 am PST
Discuss in talkback! Source: PR Newswire

The cartoons help people get over the "math anxiety" of seeing all those numbers.

Puzzle Game Adds Images and Multiplayer to the Popular Numbers Pastim

EDISON, N.J., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ:COOL), an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content, today announced Toon-Doku for the Nintendo DS(TM). Developed... Read more...

January 22, 2007

Virtual Console Mondays: January 22 Wii

by Steven Rodriguez - 8:15 pm PST
Total comments: 23

Finally, Nintendo hears our pleas and brings out a big gun. But where are the other games?

Well, that's interesting. Nintendo up and disappeared for the last two weeks, only to return with what many people will tell you is the best game ever made. All is forgiven, Nintendo. Well, at least until next week.

Curiously, Sega had promised three Virtual Console releases today, but as... Read more...

Shigeru Miyamoto Announced as GDC 2007 Keynote Speaker

by Mike Gamin - 8:13 pm PST
Total comments: 16 Source:

No sign of Iwata yet, but Miyamoto will be speaking on Thursday, March 8th. Update: Koji Kondo and Eiji Aonuma will also present!

Nintendo composer/sound director Koji Kondo and Zelda director/producer Eiji Aonuma will also be presenting at what is quickly turning into the biggest Game Developers Conference ever.

Reflections of Zelda

Eiji Aonuma's work on The Legend of Zelda series dates as far back as The Legend of... Read more...

10th Annual AIAS Award Nominees Announced Wii

by Steven Rodriguez - 5:25 pm PST
Total comments: 11 Source: AIAS Website

Twilight Princess earns nominations in six categories; Wii Sports and Brain Age also show up a few times.

The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences released the nominations for the 10th Annual AIAS Awards, to be awarded in Las Vegas at the DICE Summit early next month.

Among the list of nominees, Nintendo again has a strong presence this year, with 17 chances to win in 11 categories. Leading... Read more...

January 18, 2007

New GDC Speakers Announced DS

by Michael Cole - 10:23 pm PST
Total comments: 14 Source:

Directors Keiichi Yano (Elite Beat Agents) and Goichi Suda (Killer 7) will storm Game Developers Conference 2007.

Today the fine folks behind Game Developers Conference 2007 revealed the latest additions to its list of sessions—two of which should be of interest to Nintendo fans.

Keiichi Yano, the loveable co-founder of iNiS, will be discussing the transition from import cult classic Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan!... Read more...

January 16, 2007

Ubisoft Announces Cosmic Family for Wii Wii

by Daniel Bloodworth - 2:40 pm PST
Total comments: 9 Source: Ubisoft Press Release

This learning game for youngsters is due to release mid-2007.


Space Adventure for Children Promotes Early Learning

Through Stimulating and Fun Mini-Games

SAN FRANCISCO - January 16, 2007 - Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced that Cosmic Family(TM), an exciting space


January 15, 2007

Virtual Console Mondays: January 15 Wii

by Steven Rodriguez - 9:22 pm PST
Total comments: 6

There are three new releases this week, one each from three different systems. But it's pretty much the same as last week's update.

Welcome to another edition of Nintendo World Report's Classic Shoot-'em-up Roundup. I mean, Virtual Console Mondays. For the second week in a row, Nintendo has opted to sit out and let some third parties pull out their guns. Again, of the three games released this week, two are of the classic arcade... Read more...

January 14, 2007

Nintendo DS Number One in Australia for 2006

by Aaron Kaluszka - 11:07 pm PST
Total comments: 2 Source: Nintendo of Australia PR

Wii also breaks the Australian record for biggest system launch.


Melbourne, Australia Jan. 11th, 2007 - In the critical December retail period, the Nintendo DS Lite confirmed its #1 position in Australia, trouncing all competitors in both the handheld and home console market. This is a trend that continued throughout the year, making the Nintendo DS the highest selling games console of 2006.


New GBA SP Designs Released in China GBA

by Aaron Kaluszka - 10:41 pm PST
Total comments: 3 Source: iQue notification

Mario and Donkey Kong grace the outer shell of these silver portables.

Two new iQue Game Boy Advance SP designs were set to launch today in China. Both designs sport white graphics on the lid of a silver GBA SP. One design features a smiling Mario, while the other design depicts a stoic Donkey Kong.

Previously released designs include the Mario 20th Anniversary...

January 12, 2007

Nintendo Exec Gets Promoted

by Steven Rodriguez - 10:57 pm PST
Total comments: 4 Source: Press Release

Steve Singer is the new VP of licensing at NOA, replacing the retiring Juana Tingdale.

New Head of Licensing Named for Nintendo of America

Shift Brings New Head for Latin America Division

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Nintendo of America today announces

Steve Singer will become the new vice president of licensing for Nintendo of

America, effective immediately. The licensing division is responsible for

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