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July 31, 2000

Does it make Toast?

by Billy Berghammer - 9:43 pm PDT

Nice shot of a DC Dev Kit! Cool.

I tend to get a lot of interesting e-mails working here (midget porn, damn chain letters, etc) but this one takes the cake. I really don't know why someone would send it to me. Granted it's not Dolphin...or Nintendo that matter, but...er...I thought it was cool. Want to know what a Dreamcast Development... Read more...

Information from the Dark...

by Kosta Andreadis - 6:12 am PDT
Source: FGNOnline

We knew Alone in the Dark was coming to GBC. Could it be headed to GBA too? Sure sounds like it!

Pocket Studios, makers of the upcoming handheld version of the Playstation Alone In The Dark game, have hinted to FGNonline about possible advancements that the GBA could bring to the franchise.

"Here's what we have planned to date, characters could be texture mapped polygons like in the original.... Read more...

July 28, 2000

Yamauchi on Crack? GBA

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:50 am PDT
Source: Game Informer

Well that maybe harsh, but Yamauchi had a few confusing words for the Nikkei Industrial Daily regarding GBA and Dolphin.

Well that maybe harsh, but it seems that Yamauchi had a few words for Japanese newspaper the Nikkei Industrial Daily. Rather confusing too. Dolphin less important to Nintendo than the GBA? Could Nintendo really be changing their focus? Seeing is the Gameboy is Nintendo's sure fire winner (big freakin'... Read more...

Early Spaceworld Line Up GBA

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:47 am PDT
Source: Famitsu.com

A quick list of N64, GBC, and GBA (werd) games that we will be seeing at Spaceworld!

Nothing yet on the Dolphin front but here's a quick list of N64, GBC, and GBA (werd) games that we will be seeing at Spaceworld. 2 things on this list just grab me, shake me around, and scream "Who's yo Daddy". Mario Tennis for GBC (there better damn well be one more use for the Transfer Pak), and Mario Kart for the GBA. Those two right there are worth keeping an eye on! More Tennis and Kart....am I the only one drooling here?

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July 27, 2000

Nintendo: The Early Years

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:43 am PDT
Source: Core Magazine

Ever wanted to know where Kirby got his name? The history of NOA? Head over to Core Magazine and read their interview with Nintendo of Europe's President & Marketing Director!

Ever wanted to know where Kirby got his name? The history of Nintendo of America? Well head over to Core Magazine and read their interview with Nintendo of Europe president Shigeru Ota and marketing director Kawaguchi Kouji as they reminisce about the early years of Nintendo of America. A trully interesting read that no Nintendo fan should miss.

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July 26, 2000

Kiddie Sports Games GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:40 am PDT
Source: BAM

BAM (Bay Area Multimedia, Inc.) is making sure that there'll be some sports games for kids on Dolphin and GBA.

Yeah, I know no ones worries about Dolphin having games for kids, but just to be on the safe side, game developer BAM (Bay Area Multimedia, Inc.) is making sure that there'll be some sports games aimed directly at younger gamers. Their website may not have much yet, but in the IEMA Executive Summit... Read more...

Jedi, Sith, & Dolphins GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:36 am PDT
Source: IGN64

It's been rumored that a Star Wars RPG has been in the works and today LucasArts confirmed it. What's this have to do with Dolphin? Maybe nothing, or maybe (hopefully) we'll see it.

More stuff from our friends at IGN64. It's been rumored that a Star Wars RPG has been in the works and today LucasArts confirmed it. What's this have to do with Dolphin? Maybe nothing, or maybe (hopefully) we'll see it. IGN64 got the usual vague answer when they asked a LucasArts rep. Still, there's... Read more...

Straight From the Top GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:34 am PDT
Source: IGN64

The big boys over at IGN64 have the highlights of a recent interview with Nintendo head honcho Hiroshi Yamauchi.

The big boys over at IGN64 have the highlights of a recent interview with Nintendo head honcho Hiroshi Yamauchi. As usual, Yamauchi-san says some controversial things, this time taking a shot at PS2 (what else is new) and developers who continue to create unoriginal game ideas. Also, for the the millionth... Read more...

July 25, 2000

Again, the Radar Malfunctions GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:30 am PDT
Source: DailyRadar

DailyRadar may have made a mountain out of a molehill in their latest blunder of an article.

Ahh, our good old friends at DailyRadar... how they continue to prove that they must not have a single person interested in Nintendo in the bunch. Or, I could be wrong, they could just be a bunch of idiots who don't bother to look into their info before posting their drivel.

Why is it that people... Read more...

July 24, 2000

Dolphin Revelation GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:26 am PDT
Source: Core Magazine

In a Core Magazine interview, NOA President Minoru Arakawa & Marketing Director Takahashi Kawaguchi talked about past, present, future, competition and their up-coming consoles!

In an interview with Core Magazine, hit the link for the full dose, Nintendo of America president Minoru Arakawa and marketing director Takahashi Kawaguchi talked about past, present, future, competition and their up-coming consoles. Here's some of the highlights.

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Question: When will the Dolphin and GameBoy Advance be released in America next year?

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Welcome to Drake Lake GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:22 am PDT
Source: FGNonline

Current word is that Nintendo EAD are hard at work preparing a Wave Race sequel for a Dolphin outing!

Nintendo first racing title for the Nintendo 64 was both brilliant and ground breaking. Up to this day Wave Race has remained technically superior to other water based racing titles out there and has definitely stood the test of time. As for a sequel, current word is that Nintendo EAD are hard at... Read more...

July 19, 2000

Network called Star Road? GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:18 am PDT
Source: Nintendo of Sweden

According to Nintendo of Sweden, NCL have confirmed the name of Nintendo's system as Star Cube, and an online network where people play against each other will be called "Star Road."

According to Nintendo of Sweden's website, Nintendo of Japan have confirmed that the name of Nintendo's next system will in fact be Star Cube, and the online Network where people will be able to play against each other will be called Star Road. Could it be that the Swedish are right?

I spoke... Read more...

July 18, 2000

Sweet Logo! GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:14 am PDT
Source: N-Box & 64 Dream

The boys over at the 'box posted a story from the 64 Dream that talks about the Dolphin's release in Japan & the US. They also post a very interesting logo.

The boys over at the 'box posted a story from the 64 Dream that talks about the Dolphin's release in Japan and the US. They also post a very interesting logo as well. An "N" and a "S". Interesting. Thoughts of Nintendo Starcube, or Nintendo Spaceworld are rumored. Will the rumors and speculation ever stop? Oh, the agony! Spaceworld is only weeks away folks....and PlanetN2000 will be there!

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July 17, 2000

Tilt That GBA! GBA

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:10 am PDT
Source: Gamespot

Gamespot is reporting that the GameBoy Advance will feature tilting technology.

The guys at Gamespot are reporting that the Gameboy Advance will also use the tilting technology that will be used in Kirby's Tilt N' Tumble. Looks like we'll be shaking the AGB when it hits U.S. shores next year. Also, I can't help but wonder if Nintendo really likes this technology, might we see... Read more...

July 15, 2000

What do you think? GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:06 am PDT
Source: IGN64

IGN dropped the bomb and unleashed pics of what they think the Dolphin controller will look like, the DVD media specs, as well as how pretty they think this thing will be. But what do YOU think?

The news you want? Is it? IGN dropped the bomb Friday night, and unleashed pics of what they think the Dolphin controller will look like, what they think DVD Media specs will be like, as well as how pretty they think this thing will be.

Emphasis saying here...this is what they think. I'm not... Read more...

July 13, 2000

Investment Predictions

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:03 am PDT
Source: IGN64

Investment Advisors, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, have predicted strong performance by Nintendo as a company for the upcoming year.

Investment Advisors, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, have predicted strong performance by Nintendo as a company for the upcoming year. Well as Nintendo and all its upcoming products/games/franchises were evaluated there was both discovery of news good and bad. The good news is that the investment firm... Read more...

Get a free GBA GBA

by Mike Hrusecky - 9:00 am PDT
Source: FGNonline

Japanese kids can get a free GameBoy Advance for learning Math and English!

Well if your a Japanese child, to get a free Gameboy Advance all you have to do is sign up for an online education program teaching Math and English skills. The Japanese company offering the service, Keynet, will offer the Gameboy Advance free of charge but parents will still have to pay for the special... Read more...

An Oddworld Indeed GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 8:54 am PDT
Source: Hyper Magazine

Oddworld Inhabitants co-founder, Lorne Lanning, has some ill-informed and seemingly ignorant comments regarding the Dolphin.

In one of the most ill-informed and seemingly ignorant responses ever spoken by an executive, Lorne Lanning, co-founder of Oddworld Inhabitants said the following to Hyper Magazine concerning Dolphin.

"(Nintendo) want to keep making machines with limited potential so that they can keep control... Read more...

July 12, 2000

Star Cube Confirmed? GC

by Mike Hrusecky - 8:49 am PDT
Source: Computers and Video Games

C&VG says that they have confirmed that the official name of the Dolphin is Star Cube. Hmf.

Interesting, and scary as well. The boys over at C&VG say they have confirmed that Dolphin will now be called Star Cube. Could it be? Does it upset you or disappoint you. Do you believe it? Read on my friends....

"Sources close to Nintendo's Japanese office have told CVG today that Dolphin will be officially named Star Cube. The announcement will be made at a trade only event to be held on 24 August.

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July 11, 2000

What is this thing?

by Mike Hrusecky - 8:44 am PDT
Source: IGN64 & Steve Boelcskevy

We've discovered the identity of the previously unknown patent of an N64 catridge.

A few days ago we posted a story with some weird pictures taken from the Patent Database of a N64 cartridge that none of us new what they were.

Thanks go to reader Steve Boelcskevy for doing some hardcore investigative work and figuring it out for us.

It is a cartridge for the N64 that was... Read more...

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