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Manga Artists And Game Designers Contributing To WarioWare D.I.Y. DLC

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    WarioWare D.I.Y. uses a special kind of DS cartridge known as a NAND card. The NAND card allows for larger save files and faster loading — a feature the SPD1 team at Nintendo felt was necessary in order to facilitate user-created micro-games and a regular stream of downloadable content.

     

    https://www.siliconera.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/wariowarediy_metroid.jpg The content itself is very interesting. In addition to games created by other users — all judged by Nintendo employees — that are deemed good enough to be added to the portfolio, a separate category titled “Big Name Games” will include micro-games created by well-known people. Satoru Iwata, Shigeru Miyamoto, Masahiro Sakurai and Yoshio Sakamoto are already contributing. Here’s a screenshot of Sakamoto’s
    Metroid-themed game.

     

    In addition to this, five professional manga artists will also be providing downloadable comic strips for WarioWare D.I.Y.

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.




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