About Justin Sharp

Pure Nintendo founder and all around Nintendo geek. User-Interface Developer by day, Nintendo gamer and Pure Nintendo maintainer by night. Proud owner of almost every Nintendo system built including GB, GB Pocket, GBC, GBA, GBA SP, GB Micro, DS Phat, DS Lite, DSi, 2 NES's, SNES, N64, Gamecube, Wii, 3DS, 3DS XL and a Wii U. Favorite franchises: Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Mario. NNID: purely_justin
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Zelda:TP Wiiconnect24 and 70+ Hours

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This past week has been Twilight Princess media blitz! Today, George Harrison of Nintendo fame brought some new info to the table. Apparently Zelda:TP will make use of Wiiconnect24 …
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Lik-Sang is No More :(

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Today holds some bogus news that comes at the hands of Sony (surprise). Apparently Sony has been launching a legal war against Lik-Sang for the past couple weeks and …
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Controller Pricing Debacle

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Yesterday, Sony announced various information about launch pricing, launch titles, and accessory pricing. The most interesting news tidbit to me was the announcement that PS3’s controller (SIXAXIS) will be …
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New Wii Features!

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Nintendo announced some new features for the Wii this week!  One of which is a message board system where one can leave notes for family members or even go …
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Official Wii Boxart

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IGN just posted a handful of new box art images for upcoming Wii launch titles. I really like the Zelda and Red Steel boxarts, which one(s) are your fav(s)? …
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Update: More Wii units at Launch!

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After reporting today that Nintendo would have 1 million systems at launch, it appears Nintendo has set the record straight by pledging even more systems for its November 19 …
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Opera Browser free until June 2007

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Opera announced today that its custom-built web browser for Wii will be available for free at launch. The browser can be downloaded through the Wii’s built-in “Wii Shop Channel”, …
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Edit: 1 Million Wiis for North America

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Nintendo confirmed on Monday that it will ship 1 million units to stores for the November 19 launch date. Here is the quote from Nintendo’s Ron Bertram, vice president …
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Wii Launch Details!

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Official Wii Packaging

Nintendo on Thursday finally revealed the long-anticipated launch details. *drum roll………* Wii will launch in the US on November 19, 2006 for $249.99. The Wii will come packaged with the following as reported by IGN Wii:

  • One Wii remote
  • One nunchuck attachment
  • An AC adapter
  • An audio/video cable
  • A sensor bar
  • A sensor bar stand
  • A Wii console stand
  • 2 batteries
  • and a copy of Wii Sports (US, and Europe) featuring tennis, baseball, golf, and the new bowling and boxing games

Great news so far! Here’s the rest of the details from Cubed3:

  • 4 Million units will ship worldwide, with the US receiving the larger share
  • The Wii will be available at 25,000 retail locations across the country
  • 21 launch titles (Wii Sports included) will hit alongside the console in the US
  • Zelda (Gamecube version) will not be avaliable at launch, but on December 11th instead
  • All first-party games will be in at $49.99 or under
  • Metroid Prime 3 has been officially delayed until 2007
  • All first-party games and most other Wii content will be capable of 16:9 used by HDTVs, but won’t be in high definition
  • Pokemon Battle Revolution will be the first online multiplayer game for Wii

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BWII and SMSC announced

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Batillion Wars 2 and Super Mario Strikers  Charged were announced today at Leipzig conference.  The controler will be used in unique ways, DUH!

DS Rises Atop Again!

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Japanese Software (August 7-13)
# Name (System) Sales (LTD)
1. New Super Mario Bros. (DS) 117,706 (2,731,934)
2. Tamagotchi Shop 2 (DS) 66,564 (334,875)
3. Melty Blood: Act Cadenza (PS2) 64,980 (new)
4. Brain Age 2 (DS) 59,585 (2,985,432)
5. Cooking Navi (DS) 57,257(290,960)
6. Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS) 44,201 (3,077,295)
7. Brain Age (DS) 38,954 (2,688,146)
8. SD Gundam Generation G Portable (PSP) 36,592 (192,227)
9. Fist of the North Star Pachislot (PS2) 33,951 (116,507)
10. Kirarin * Revolution: Kira Kira Idol Audition (DS) 33,332 (new)

Japanese Hardware (August 7-13)
DSL 196,719
PSP 41,289
PS2 26,547
GBASP 3,051
GBM 2,031
Xbox360 1,204
GC 940
DS 934
GBA 23
Xbox 6

This week dslites are ontop once again, conquering Japan. Mario also retook the top spot in software sales. :D

4 color rebellion also has sales for many regions in europe, it is quit interesting to see how other consoles are doing in other territories besides japan. It could be the ds ruling japan but the results will totally be different in the other side of the world!! :S very interesting!

Source: 4 color rebellion

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DS Games to be Shown at Leipzig

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Here is a list of games that Nintendo is said to have on hand next week at the Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany:

  • 42 All-Star Classics
  • Actionloop
  • Dr. …
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Wii!!! What a Launch!

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Here is a complete list of confirmed launch/launch window titles for Nintendo’s Wii:

  1. Avatar: The Last Airbender
  2. Barnyard
  3. Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII
  4. Blitz: The League
  5. Call of …
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Twilight Controls Not Mixed

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George Harrison has confirmed in a Camp Hyrule Q&A session that the Wii version of Twilight Princess will not be compatible with the Gamecube controller. Here it is in …
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Sonic Not Wild Anymore?

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Sonic Team has revealed today that the Wii-exclusive “Sonic Wild Fire” has received a final name. The new Sonic game will now be known as “Sonic and the Secret …
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Will Wright talks Spore, DS, and Wii

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IGN just posted a nice interview with Spore creator Will Wright. He talks about development of the title and the possibilities of cross-platform pollenation. Here is the Wii/DS highlight …
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Wii Hoes Harvest Moon
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Wii Hoes Harvest Moon

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Harvest Moon, which was confirmed for Wii at E3, now has some more details that have been revealed. IGN has the following to report on how the wiimote will …
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Wii Traumatized at Launch

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Atlus has revealed today that Trauma Center: Second Opinion will be a launch title for Wii. This is great news for all the fans of Under the Knife for …
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