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January 30, 2000

The Weekend Wanted!

by Billy Berghammer - 5:01 pm PST

Samus continues to reign suprpreme in our Most Wanted.

Holy S$%t! Samus gets taken out by Zelda! Metroid has been the #1 most wanted game for at least a month and a half! Not this week! There has been a lot of shifting all across the board in the entire Top 20. Check out this weeks results as well as get in your vote in over at Wanted now!

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January 29, 2000

Need N-Put!

by Billy Berghammer - 11:55 am PST

Contribute to Mailbag and Most Wanted already! We need your input!

Yahoo, it's the weekend! Seeing is that we are still waiting for the impending news to hit (probably Monday or Tuesday), and this year the Super Bowl is kind of lame (go Rams!), you need something to do! Don't you? Well there is always...games! But first things first kids!

Our Mailbag is in need of some good questions. Something you've been pondering Nintendo-wise you'd like to ask our staff? Let us know!

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January 28, 2000

Saffire Racer?

by Billy Berghammer - 9:39 pm PST
Source: Nintendorks

Nintendorks talk to Saffire about a planned Dolphin racing game...

The Dorks have teamed up with Saffire to do a little racer research. Hmmmm...so does that make 3 games in development from Saffire? Very cool. Here's the goods....

Our buds over at Saffire need your help to make a potential Dolphin game. Lately, they have been throwing ideas around for a Dolphin... Read more...

Boss on Dolphin?

by Billy Berghammer - 8:07 pm PST
Source: IGN64

IGN64 chats w/BOSS Games, who seemingly have Dolphin & PS2 plans.

IGN64 had a few words with Boss Game Studios' vice president of product development Colin Gordon about its upcoming racer SR3K and its possibility for being a developer for Dolphin. Can you smell a racer? I think you can.

IGN64: We recently got Rob Povey's thoughts on Nintendo 64. What are yours?

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Post Trivia Tetrinet

by Billy Berghammer - 7:02 pm PST
Source: http://www.tetrinet.com

Billy wants to share his love of Tetrinet with you all.

A little addiction some of the Planet Staffers are having, (along with some other fellow webmasters) is playing an online Tetris battle game called Tetrinet. I have uploaded the Win 95/98 version to our site because some people were complaining they couldn't download it from the actual Tetrinet site... Read more...

FYI

by Billy Berghammer - 12:55 am PST

PlanetN2000 proudly introduces Talkback!

That means, "For your information". In case you didn't know that. :) Anyhoo...those little balloons next to the titles of the story's mean you can add your comments there. It's a little compliment to the forums. It just allows you, the reader to add your own comments easily! Feel free to use them!

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Trivia Tonight!

by Billy Berghammer - 12:20 am PST

Don't miss out on Round #7 of Trivia!

Game on! Tonight is the night! Round #7! Join us Tonight at 8pm CST for Planet Trivia! You got skills baby? You think you know Nintendo inside out? Well join us tonight!

If you haven't seen the rules, here they are:

Rules:

All non-staffers of PlanetN2000 are free to participate. The first... Read more...

January 27, 2000

Trivia Tomorrow

by Billy Berghammer - 1:47 pm PST
Source: Planet Trivia Arena

Trivia is tomorrow - be there or be square!

Planet Trivia is This Friday Night, 8PM CST! Who's gonna reign supreme this week? How much kleenex will Windy0 go thru after getting humiliated again? Be in Planet Chat Tomorrow night for the best Nintendo Trivia on the Net!

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Saffire FPS Info

by Billy Berghammer - 11:11 am PST
Source: Nintendorks

Information on Saffire's FPS game planned for Dolphin.

The fine folks over at Nintendorks have recently had another chat with Saffire. In there adventures they have gotten a few new words about Saffire's new FPS for Dolphin. Word is the game is coming along nicely. WERD! Here's the giblets....

The first-person shooter is said to be coming along quite... Read more...

200,000!

by Billy Berghammer - 8:34 am PST

The Planet reaches 200,000 hits! Aw, thanks!

Hey folks! Just wanted to say thanks to all our Staff (past and present) and our readers for getting us to this level. As of last night we cracked the 200K mark. I was going to have this HUGE party, but the printing company messed up the Invitations. %$&*! It was a real mess...so I decided to celebrate by purchasing a GBC to replace my stolen one. ;)

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January 26, 2000

DVD Playback? GC

by Billy Berghammer - 10:50 am PST
Source: Newsround

The BBC video game show Newsround mentions DVD Playback for Dolphin...

Maybe this is fluff as well. Or could it be what will be soon to be announced Dolphin information? The BBC's popular gaming television show Newsround recently did a preview of the next-generation console war. In this preview the host says Nintendo told him there would be DVD playback. This means movies folks! But it is in Japan only...so far. To see a copy of the show....click the link! (you will need Real Player)

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January 25, 2000

New Rare Game

by Ty Shughart - 8:32 pm PST
Source: RareNet

Rare drops hint of a new game in development...

Rare is allegedly going to reveal (pictures?) a new game this very Thursday; in time to show it at E3, it seems. It can't be a Dolphin project... can it? This staffer has a hankerin' for a 2D fighter...

According to a certain source Rare will reveal a "killer game" on the 27th. Unfortunately... Read more...

Fluff Piece?

by Billy Berghammer - 8:14 pm PST
Source: Donkey Kong movie

Could this be first indication of a Donkey Kong for Dolphin, or is it just fluff?

In the media that's what we call a lesser news, kind of a "oh that's nice" story filling an area that normally would hold a more important news story. In this case, it's IGN64 filling a space that they would like to have some BIG dolphin news. News that isn't here yet. Maybe tomorrow. But instead they have this.

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Wrestlemania X8 a GameCube exclusive GC

by Billy Berghammer - 11:22 am PST

Yeah, yeah, you've heard the other story about this a couple days ago. We've finally got our paws on the Press Release.

THQ and JAKKS Pacific Unveil `WWF Wrestlemania X8' Exclusively for Nintendo Gamecube

Next-Generation Nintendo Debut Includes Rising World Wrestling Federation Superstars

CALABASAS HILLS, Calif., Jan. 25, 2002 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) and JAKKS Pacific Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) today announced... Read more...

January 24, 2000

The Mailbag is up!

by Billy Berghammer - 9:30 pm PST
Source: The New Mailbag

The latest edition of our mailbag!

We asked for your questions, and you provided us with a quality batch of questions. Well, we finally have answers for you! It's the Planet N2000 Mailbag! It's a tough and confusing concept, we know. :) Any questions you have for us? Click here!

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The Wanted Slacker

by Billy Berghammer - 6:43 pm PST
Source: Most Wanted

This week's most wanted from Billy the slacker.

Yeah, so I slacked a bit yesterday. But Wanted is now updated. Not a whole lot changing in the Top 5...but the lower 15 have gotten a little wacko, as well as having some new titles enter. Stop on by Wanted, and check out where your favorites landed...and then Vote for this weeks Wanted!

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T&F for Dolphin? GC

by Billy Berghammer - 5:42 pm PST
Source: Nintendorks' T&F Scoop

Could there be a new Track & Field en route from Konami?

Ahhhh...just thinking about Track and Field 1 and 2 in the arcade makes my hands just cramp up. The amount of quarters I used to plug into that machine back in the day is probably a number I wouldn't like to admit, but it was worth it. Track and Field was definitely one of my favorite multiplayer... Read more...

January 22, 2000

The Dolphin Factor

by Billy Berghammer - 2:49 am PST
Source: IGN64's "Major Players"

IGN64's look at the major players involved in Nintendo's next-generation.

Those crazy kids at IGN64 have begun a new weekly feature that looks at the most important players in the field of Nintendo. The first issue of this new feature looked at Factor 5, the creators of Rogue Squadron and to a greater extent the sound development tools for the Dolphin. IGN64 interviewed... Read more...

January 21, 2000

Outrage a Developer?

by Billy Berghammer - 8:27 pm PST
Source: Official Outrage Webpage

Could Outrage be a developer for Dolphin?

Author: Mike Rampage. Well it looks as if Outrage Entertainment is making a game for a upcoming next-generaton console. It looks like a space/futuristic RPG or simulation game to me. Could it be for the Dolphin? Check out the related link for sketches! Here is what they said on thier website...

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BOOYA!

by Billy Berghammer - 8:27 pm PST

PlanetN2000 relaunches!

Welcome to version 2.7 of Planet N2000! As you can see we have added a couple of changes to the site. This is in a testing phase for now, while we continue to work on the final redesign :).

As you can see there is now a place for staff and readers to submit their comments for each news story.... Read more...

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