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Nintendo Talks Features For Flipnote Studio 2

By Ishaan . August 16, 2009 . 9:05am

“We’ll include a layering function in Version 2. First, you can draw a rough sketch as one layer, then you can place another layer over it to polish it off.”

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Flipnote Studio Started as a “Secret Project”

By Ishaan . August 12, 2009 . 11:12pm

The project went through several phases before being finalized. It was initially intended to be a tool to help take notes, and Koizumi and Shimizu considered developing a WiiWare application that would be transmitted to the DS in a manner similar to downloadable DS demos.

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Genterprise Making DSiWare Puzzle Games

By Spencer . August 6, 2009 . 9:50am

Add DS Wizardry publisher Genterprise to the small, but growing list of DSiWare developers. They just announced the two 200 DSiWare Points ($2) titles.

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Hudson Preparing A DSiWare Push

By Spencer . July 30, 2009 . 8:33am

Outside of Japan third party DSiWare support has been lukewarm at best. The platform needs more games and less Mario clocks.

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Facebook Uploading Now Works With Japanese DSis

By Spencer . July 30, 2009 . 7:20am

Nintendo completed an optional firmware update, which lets DSi camera users upload photos directly to Facebook.

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Card Hero Brings Wireless Card Battles To DSiWare

By Spencer . July 27, 2009 . 2:15pm

Nintendo is sort of re-releasing Kousoku Card Hero, which came out a year and a half ago as a retail DS game. A trimmed version called Card Hero Speed Battle Custom is coming to DSiWare this week for 800 DSiWare points ($8)

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Here’s The Limited Edition SaGa DSi

By Spencer . July 22, 2009 . 10:11pm

Square Enix is rolling out the red carpet for SaGa 2 Hihou Densetsu: Goddess of Destiny with a limited edition Nintendo DSi bundle. If you thought, like me, this specially designed DSi would have a mascot character you thought wrong.

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Virtual Game & Watch Games Heading To DSiWare

By Spencer . July 10, 2009 . 9:41am

Starting next week, DSi owners can download Game & Watch classics from the Nintendo DSi shop. Ball, Flagman, Vermin, and Judge will be available initially with more titles trickling online every few weeks.

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Is Nintendo Planning To Re-Release Game & Watch Games Over DSiWare?

By Spencer . July 7, 2009 . 2:10pm

A couple of interesting trademarks popped up in the European trademark database. Nintendo registered Oil Panic and Greenhouse — names of two classic Game & Watch games.

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Electroplankton Swims To DSiWare Next Week

By Spencer . July 3, 2009 . 2:55pm

Electroplankton is one Nintendo’s unusual DS titles because it’s not really a game. Electroplankton is a music making tool with neon fish.

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Idolm@ster Dearly Star Has A DSi Specific Main Menu

By Spencer . June 30, 2009 . 7:23pm

Namco Bandai shined some light on how Nintendo DSi enhanced games work with screenshots from Idolm@ster: Dearly Stars. Plug the game into a DSi and you get more menu options.

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Meet The Units Of Dragon Quest Wars

By Spencer . June 26, 2009 . 5:36pm

Part of what makes Dragon Quest Wars brilliant is its simplicity. There are only has six kinds of units and you can’t level them up.

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SaGa 2 And Limited Edition SaGa 2 DSi Destined For September

By Spencer . June 25, 2009 . 11:30pm

Square Enix announced SaGa 2 Hihou Densetsu: Goddess of Destiny, a 20th anniversary remake of Final Fantasy Legend II will come out in Japan on September 17.   SaGa 2 Hihou Densetsu: Goddess of Destiny will retail for 5,980 yen ($60). If you want to splurge there’s another option. A limited edition SaGa 2 Nintendo […]

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Dragon Quest Wars: A Strategy Game So Simple A Slime Could Play It

By Spencer . June 25, 2009 . 1:44am

Dragon Quest Wars drops the story and gets straight to the heart of any good strategy game… combat. The game begins with a slime sitting in the middle of a menu screen. You can pick him up and drag him to the option menu or a ten stage training mode.

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Tingle Magically Gets Two Titles

By Spencer . June 24, 2009 . 7:01am

Nintendo’s middle aged fairy is starring in two separate titles. One of them is available right now on DSiWare, but it’s not a game.