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Guitar Hero: World Tour Boxarts.

Today on Amazon, The Guitar Hero: World Tour Boxarts are UP. Why do I post the PS3 version? Well, because the wii version is just not there. Clearly, someone was too lazy, or it's going to be different than the rest. You can purchase a Band Kit, a Guitar Kit, or just the game. I […]
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No more new ideas from Nintendo.

At least not for awhile. In an interview from the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata States that they have run out of all of their original accessory ideas. Here are a few quotes from the article: Mr. Iwata: Wii Music completes what Miyamoto wrote in his proposal when he came up with the […]
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Nintendo’s Response to the VC Release Date Mess

Source: http://gonintendo.com/?p=51534 A number of variables can affect a game’s release date. Therefore, the Wii-kly Update is the only authority for confirmed release dates of Virtual Console games. - Nintendo of America Earlier this week we posted about several games that were confirmed by their publishers, although they were not added to the VC. Nintendo […]
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Mega Man, Where Art Thou?

Mega Man, Where Art Thou?

After the announcement on Capcom's official US fansite of the original Mega Man arriving to the US Virtual Console today (August 4th), it seems that it just didn't happen. Instead, we get Sonic The Hedgehog (for the SEGA Master System), and Splatterhouse 2 (for the SEGA Genesis). A WiiWare title was also released today, a […]
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Mega man coming to VC, 9 on the way.

Yes, that's right. Monday, August 4th, Mega Man is finally playable on the Wii's Virtual Console. "To prepare all you Mega Man fans for the release of Mega Man 9 in September, we're going to offer you the opportunity to play the game that started it all. The original Mega Man game returns on the […]
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The Wii Board: Soon to be avaible w/hout Wii Fit!

Picture of the G-Mod Board by Njoy. So seems like the first thrd party company Njoy has been the first to offer a Wii Board that isn't sold with Wii fit. This great because of the fact it's been sold for 64 Euros, which over here is around 32 dollars at the current exchange rate. […]
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The zombie called Boom Blox is back

No not a sequel but it's actually nearing the half-a-million mark. This is a big accomplishment for a game with so little attention, and that is on the Wii. This is ofcourse after millions of Wii fanboys shivered in fear because the first good casual game failed epically when trying to sell.. I never will […]
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NSider2/Poison Mushroom Podcast Live Stream

(Almost) every Thursday night, starting around 7-7:30PM Pacific time, Mars, Crispy, Gabe, Marcos, and Gabo gather together to record the Poison-Mushroom Podcast, the official Podcast of NSider2. And you can listen to the recording LIVE, as well as watch the occasional display of gameplay from various games like Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Battalion Wars Wii, […]
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Did Sony Burn Nintendo?

VB: How do you view Nintendo’s success? Do you want their gamers? SY: Yes. It’s a great success story. They’re focused on easy to pick up games. With great game play. At one point, Nintendo decided in the last generation that they wanted mature audiences on the GameCube. That made it crowded. With the Wii, […]
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Failure was not an Option!

http://nsider2.com/forums/Wii-DS-failure-would-have-sunk-N-t255356.html http://www.n-europe.com/news.php?nid=12119 The article in which was posted on N-Europe news was an interview in which they interviews Mr.Iwata who is the President of Nintendo. In the interview he explains that failure was not an option for Nintendo with the Wii, and if Nintendo had failed with the console the company most likely would have […]
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Animal Crossing meets Line Rider

Never before have I seen a better video than this. This video screams amazing, special thanks to StormCommander for posting a topic on this. The following is a video by ex-NSider Shadow_Link_92 who has a amazing artistic talent below is the line rider stage he created at work. Line Rider Shadow_Link's Bell Tree Profile Shadow_Link's […]
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GH is not true to Music!

Source: http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/7.67122 http://www.gamedaily.com/articles/news/harmonix-guitar-hero-note-patterns-not-true-to-the-music/?biz=1 The guiding philosophy for us when authoring patterns is staying true to the music. What we found was if material in Rock Band was actually easier compared to Guitar Hero, it's because the actual guitar parts are easier, whereas the design mandate for GH seems to be more focused on a gamer […]
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Crapfest 2008, First Edition

Crapfest 2008, First Edition

Because they were not only crappy games, they also made me vomit and left me a sour taste in my mouth and wished I would not fallen for that incredibly cheap, "too good to be true" bargain bin price tag. And my nomination for Crapfest games 2008 goes to: Furu Furu Park A few months […]
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Kotaku Reveals Sad News to Penny Arcade Fans and Wii owners alike

The Penny Arcade game has finally made it onto the Playstation Network. While this does mean it won't be exclusive to the 360, it also has been brought to light in a recent interview with Kotaku of whether or not it will be brought to Wii Ware. The answer was no. In the interview it […]
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Speed Dating for Game Makers

Speed Dating for Game Makers

The organisers of the European Games Connection conference in Cité Internationale, in Lyon, France, which is set to be followed up by a North American event in San Francisco next year has set up a speed dating event for game makers. Game Connection is a business-networking event based on a speed dating model. During the […]