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Okamiden, sequel to Okami, heading to DS

Okamiden, sequel to Okami, heading to DS

Yes, you read that correctly: the cult-smash Okami is getting a sequel, not for the PS2 or Wii, but the Nintendo DS. While gameplay (and it looks like graphics) remain the same, the story is set a few months after the end of the first game, and features a new wolf. The game's director, Kuniomi […]
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Nintendo’s New (and Odd) Sports Patent

Nintendo's new patent could be a touchdown... or just a fail safe to protect their ideas.
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Spyborgs shipping September 22nd for $39.99

Spyborgs shipping September 22nd for $39.99

Good news for anyone anticipating Capcom's sci-fi style brawler! Capcom has confirmed today that Spyborgs will be shipping a week earlier than expected, for an MSRP of $39.99. The Wii exclusive brawler features three playable characters, each with his or her own fighting style, two player co-op support, and some rather striking visuals (see more […]
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No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle New Details, Images

No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle New Details, Images

This month's EDGE magazine has some new details on the highly anticipated No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle, shedding some light on some of the game's details, including a minor spoiler about a character from the first game: - Travis' Schpeletiger is now twice as long (*wink wink nudge nudge*) and features better controls - the […]
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Famitsu news: Luminous Arc 3 announced, Monster Hunter Tri earns 40/40

It seems Famitsu is on a hot-streak for perfect games. In a recent issue Famitsu gave Dragon Quest IX a perfct 40/40, and this week it is Monster Hunter Tri that is granted the honor. And it truly is an honor; only a handful of games have been given such high marks, leading some to […]
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Save the Virtual Console – Tweet

#SaveWiiVirtualConsole As you may (or may not) have noticed the Virtual Console hasn't been updated in more than 2 weeks, and because of that many people have their heads scratching out of the weird predicament. A while back Nintendo responded with this following statement, and I quote: "We understand your concern about the lack of […]
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Punch-Out Sequel a Possibility

Busy week for Punch-Out news! In an interview with Official Nintendo Magazine, Punch-Out producer Ken Yeeloy admits that he would love to make a sequel. I think with this first product, we wanted to make sure there was a definite, undeniable connection to the original. The sequel would be our opportunity to evolve the franchise […]
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Princess Peach Narrowly Missed Inclusion in Punch-Out

While answering questions from Kotaku.com, Punch-Out producer Kensue Tanabe reveals that at one point he had envisioned including the Mushroom Kingdom's most kidnap-able princess as one of the boxers. The idea was eventually dropped, though, because "the thought of punching women out made me give up my idea." Too bad; who wouldn't have wanted the […]
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Yoshi_R Rants: Dear Activison,

(The following is a letter to Activison regarding the not-so-recent statement stating that their are no plans to release the next Modern Warfare game on the Wii.) Dear Activison (Specifically Infinity Ward), Hi my name is Yoshi_R from NSider.com and was really curious about something. As a fan of many of your games (Guitar Hero, […]
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How Hetoan2 Hacked The Conduit

In an interview with The Wiire, known hacker hetoan2 spills the beans on hacking in The Conduit. Far from being a tutorial on cheating, however, hetoan2 explains just how poorly protected The Conduit is against malicious cheaters, and how ineffective Nintendo's policy toward online hacking really is. He also reveals the origin of the infamous […]
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Club.Nintendo USA/Canada Gold and Platinum Awards Announced

The rewards for reaching Club.Nintendo (USA and Canada) Gold and Platinum status have been revealed.
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Like Zelda?  Like Cake?  Why Not Both?

Like Zelda? Like Cake? Why Not Both?

When former NSider2 Podcast host The King of Mars had this cake made for his birthday, he had to share it with the world. Unfortunately, he also had to share it with his stomach.
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A Boy and His Blob Influences

In an interview with Official Nintendo Magazine, producer Sean Velasco reveals that he took inspiration from both Hayao Miyazaki, co-founder of the animation company Studio Ghibli, and Disney Studios, citing both My Neighbor Totoro and Winnie the Pooh as influential to the game's design. Don't let the cute and cuddly exterior fool you, though; Mr. […]
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Iwata Asks: Wii Sports Resort

In another installment of Iwata Asks, Iwata discusses Wii Sports Resort with several developers of the title, as well as Miyamoto himself. In one portion of the interview, they discuss the creation of the island: Miyamoto: Well, one part of Nintendo’s business has been creating a whole host of characters which we have then licensed […]
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The Grinder – Possible Environmental Attacks

Josh Vanveld, a senior producer at High Voltage Software, recently answered a fan letter, saying that, among other details, the development team is looking into putting some physics-based attacks at your disposal: We’re looking into ways to add simple physics that could be used to damage monsters (triggering a rock slide that crashes down on […]