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Okami Wins Its Second Guinness World Record

By Sato . October 8, 2018 . 8:00am

At NYCC 2018 this weekend, it was announced that Capcom’s Okami had won its second Guinness World Record, for “Most critically acclaimed video game starring an animal character.”

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The Opoona Series Shows Signs Of A Possible New Development

By Sato . September 4, 2018 . 8:00am

The ArtePiazza-developed Wii game Opoona released in November 2007 by Koei. Now that its 10th anniversary has passed, a new Twitter account has gone live with signs of a possible new development.

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Just Dance 2019 Coming To PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Switch, Wii U, And Wii On October 25

By Sato . June 11, 2018 . 1:45pm

Ubisoft revealed during their E3 2018 press conference that Just Dance 2019 is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and Wii (yes, that’s right) this October.

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Nintendo Wii Shop Channel Removes Wii Shop Point Purchase Option

By Alistair . March 27, 2018 . 2:00pm

Back in September 2017, Nintendo announced that the Wii Shop Channel would be shutting down in 2019, and that Wii Points would become unavailable for purchase starting from March 27, 2018. The day of reckoning has come and passed.

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Mario Was Originally Punching Yoshi On The Head In Super Mario World

By Casey . September 29, 2017 . 8:30am

During an interview with the original developers of Super Mario World, it was finally confirmed that Mario is hitting Yoshi over the head instead of pointing at something.

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Wii Shop Channel Is Shutting Down On January 31, 2019

By Sato . September 29, 2017 . 12:00am

Nintendo announced that it is shutting down the Wii console’s online shop service on January 31, 2019. The service originally launched back in December 2006.

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New Video Shows How The Switch’s Pointer Controls Stack Up Against The Wii’s

By Casey . March 17, 2017 . 8:00am

In a new video, we get a look at how the Switch’s pointer controls stack up against those of its predecessor, the Wii, a console whose main functionality was motion controls.

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Nintendo Shares An Updated List Of Total Hardware Sales Starting With 3DS And Wii U

By Sato . January 31, 2017 . 3:30am

We just got a look at Nintendo’s top-selling software sales for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS titles, and the financial results report also has an update on hardware and software sales units.

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Muramasa: The Demon Blade’s Creator Says The Game’s Setting Was Inspired By Kabuki

By Casey . January 9, 2017 . 8:00am

In a recent interview with Glixel, Muramasa’s creator George Kamitani discussed the various concepts which influenced the game, from kabuki theatre to Edo-period block prints.

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A Pilot Episode Of Cancelled Live-Action Trauma Team TV Series Surfaces

By Casey . December 30, 2016 . 8:00am

Back in 2010, Instavision announced that they had plans to make a live-action TV series based on Atlus’ Wii game Trauma Team, and it seems that the footage from the show’s pilot has surfaced.

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Shigeru Miyamoto Explains What Prompted Nintendo To Pursue Motion Controls For The Wii

By Casey . December 18, 2016 . 5:30pm

In episode three of the new documentary Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed, Shigeru Miyamoto discussed a wide variety of topics, including the Wii Remote and the idea of motion gaming.

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GameStop Selling Old 7th Gen Consoles Starting at $50

By Viet . September 26, 2016 . 3:35pm

Several Blast from the Past 7th gen console bundles are now going cheap at GameStop. Wii and 360 system starting at $50, while PS3 starts at $140.

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Square Enix Might Look Into Localizing Dragon Quest X If There Are Enough Fan Requests

By Casey . September 26, 2016 . 8:00am

When asked during if Dragon Quest X would ever see a localization, Noriyoshi Fujimoto said that translating a game as big as an MMO is a daunting task and fairly difficult from a business standpoint.

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Suda51 Says He Would Like To Remaster Killer7 And No More Heroes

By Casey . September 14, 2016 . 8:30am

During an interview at this year’s PAX West, Grasshopper Manufacture’s CEO mentioned wanting to work on a remaster of Killer7, as well as the Wii version of No More Heroes.

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Square Enix Confirms Dragon Quest X’s Development For Nintendo NX Alongside The PS4 Version

By Sato . August 8, 2016 . 1:30am

We’ve known that Dragon Quest X has been in development for PlayStation 4 for a while now, but Square Enix confirmed Weekly Famitsu that it’s also in development for NX.

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