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February 29, 2000

Lara to ride the Dolphin? GC

by Kosta Andreadis - 5:14 am PST
Source: FGN Online

Could the lovely Lara Croft be raiding tombs on Dolphin?

After reporting about a dissapointing financial loss during the last quarter, Eidos chairman Ian Livingstone was confident that things are looking brighter for the company. He said that the Tomb Raider game shipping for Dreamcast along with their plans to release another Tomb Raider game (looks like... Read more...

Dolby and Dolphin GC

by Kosta Andreadis - 3:35 am PST

Dolby labs technology is being incorporated into the Dolphin's audio capabilites...

We knew all along that the sound on the Dolphin is going to be something special, as Factor 5 and IGN64 have stated. Now Dolby Labs is actively looking for people to work on the next-generation consoles, here's the release:

"As part of Dolby Labs commitment to customer support in the consumer... Read more...

New Company is...

by Jaymin Reed - 1:23 am PST
Source: Bloomberg.com

Nintendo invests in a new company.

"Separately, Nintendo and advertising agency Dentsu Inc. said

they will establish a joint venture to develop software for mobile

game machines. "

Sounds like another Mobile 21-ish company. We'll see when the news is more circulated. Now to sleep....

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Nintendo buys into Lawson

by Jaymin Reed - 12:46 am PST
Source: Yahoo Reuters Newspage

Nintendo is investing in a new company, but what could it be?

NCL purchased 3% of Lawson's Convenince Stores in Japan earlier today for 25.5 billion yen.

Nintendo is expected to elaborate on how this stake will further the firm's e-commerce ambitions later today, at 4 PM Japan time, when Nintendo is holding a press conference to announce a NEW COMAPNY!

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February 27, 2000

Cardhero coming to America...

by Jaymin Reed - 11:22 pm PST
Source: http://www.cardhero.net

Nintendo's "Mature" Card Series coming to America. Find out more inside...

Yes folks, Nintendo's more "mature" collect and trade GBC title, called "Cardhero," will indeed see a US launch. Meant to appease older players with its fast, furious premise, and evoking pure, undiluted strategy rather than simple overpowerment, Cardhero could very well equal Pokemon's success in... Read more...

Forums down temporarily

by Billy Berghammer - 3:02 pm PST

Our Forums go Kaput!

Sorry folks, but the forums aren't working for some reason. I am looking into it right now. I didn't touch anything with it, so I am currently unsure of why it isn't working. I am extremely sorry for the interruption. We will get it back up as soon as we identify the problem.

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February 26, 2000

Zoid goes to Retro

by Billy Berghammer - 3:01 pm PST
Source: Slashdot

Looks like the producer of Quake 3 is headed for Austin.

Thanks to Wes for sending this to me. I'm surprised I didn't find this myself, seeing is I am a total Quake CTF (Capture the Flag)freak. If you've ever played the original Quake Threewave CTF, and loved it, you must thank it's producer, David "Zoid" Kirsch. Well Zoid has basically been the man over... Read more...

The Theory Of N-evolution

by Kosta Andreadis - 1:32 am PST
Source: http://www.planetn2000.com/editorial/NTheoryPart1....

Kosta rocks da house with a new editorial!

Ever look at a monkey and say to yourself "Man I can't believe we used to look like that", or if your religious "Luckily God didn't make me one of those prototypes". Well if your answer is yes or no, PlanetN2000 and Kosta Andreadis proudly present The Theory Of N-evolution - Part 1 a look at Nintendo's... Read more...

February 25, 2000

Konami keeping the faith

by Kosta Andreadis - 1:30 am PST
Source: http://www.mcvnow.com/

Dolphin and AGB support, but of course!

In a recent Reuters report Konami expressed its plans for developing for the Playstation 2, and reaffirmed its deal with Nintendo to develop games for both the Game Boy Advance and the Dolphin. They also expressed that they still expect the systems to surface later this year in Japan, which means... Read more...

Ubi-Soft and Pamela

by Kosta Andreadis - 1:28 am PST
Source: http://www.mcvnow.com/

Whole lot of jigglin' going on!

Confirmed Dolphin publishers Ubi-Soft have secured rights to Pamela Anderson Lee and the show in which she stars, VIP. Ubi-Soft now owns the rights to publish games based on Anderson Lee and the show VIP on all next-generation consoles. This includes, Microsoft's X-Box, PlayStation, PlayStation2,... Read more...

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