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Rumors Archives - Pure Nintendo

Nintendo to show off game that “everyone is waiting for” this Thursday

September 30, 2008 |

According to French site, Gamekyo, Nintendo will show off a game that, quote, “everyone is waiting for”:

“We can announce today that Nintendo will reveal a new game for the Wii during this event which is actually … Read More

IGN Nintendo Voice Chat podcast Summary: Nintendo Conference Embargoed Until Next Week?

September 29, 2008 |

Just wanted to point something out from this podcast. In the question section of the podcast, Mat stats that the Nintendo conference later this week will probably be embargoed until next week.

DS rumors

– Nikkei spilled the beans on the potential of a future Nintendo DS
– Rumors have always been out there, but Nikkei is like the Wall Street Journal of Japan, so when they say something, you kind of listen.
– Updated version of Nintendo DS, adding a second touch screen, bigger screens SD card and mp3 support. Suggested faster Wi-Fi and alluded that Nintendo wants to have more connectivity like Safeco Field
– Also saying there’s a camera, Craig says the camera could also be used at the Wii’s i-Toy.
– Another theory from Craig: Save files off the Wii to the DS -> Wii’s storage solution. Bozon also thinks they’ll open up the SD card, like what Vicarious has been doing.
– Backward compatibility could be a problem with bigger screens

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Nintendo UK Comments On DS Rumors (UPDATE)

September 29, 2008 |

“Nintendo has made no such announcement and will not comment on rumour and speculation.” – Nintendo UK

Just a little update about this weeks Nintendo shows in Japan and American on Thursday and Friday of this week. If Nintendo shows … Read More

What Should Be Done With E3?

September 3, 2008 |

I wish I wasn’t in Africa this summer so I could experience E3 for myself. Don’t get me wrong I loved Africa, I just want to see for my self how E3 really was. There has been some rumors floating … Read More

EGM Rumors: Star Wars MotionPlus game in the works

August 27, 2008 |

Remember earlier this summer when LucasArts finally announced Star Wars: The Clone Wars — Lightsaber Duels, the lightsaber-wielding Wii game that everyone had been waiting for? And then not a month later, when Nintendo announced WiiMotion Plus during E3? Well, … Read More

GameInformer To Show Off Batman: Arkham Asylum

August 12, 2008 |

Game Informer subscribers are in for a real treat this month. We’re proud to bring you the world-exclusive first look at Batman: Arkham Asylum from Rocksteady Studios and Eidos. This completely original title explores Gotham City’s darkest location, the infamous … Read More

Guitar Hero World Tour “leaked” setlist a fake

July 25, 2008 |

There have been rumors flowing around the internet about a “leaked” setlist for Guitar Hero World Tour.  The setlist was fantastic and almost to good to be true.  I was saddened to find out that Game Informer has received word … Read More

An interesting take on The Legend of Zelda series

July 20, 2008 | 5

So E3 is over, and many seem to be very disappointing in Nintendo’s showing.  There were a few gems but nothing huge that many were hoping for.  I for one was hoping for a new Zelda game and Nintendo did … Read More

Capcom: You’ll Never Guess What Flock Is

July 9, 2008 |

The U3E game is not Flock. Keep trying, you’ll never get it, unless someone spills the beans early. – Chris Kramer, Capcom

Capcom has been rather responsive to rumors on the Internet lately.  They’re definitely checking up on all the blogs … Read More

Analyst – 360 losing ground to Wii/PS3, Nintendo to show new peripheral at E3?

July 9, 2008 |

“We think the 360 has lost significant momentum to both the Wii and PS3, especially in Europe, and is in need of both a price cut and new features to bring in mainstream gamers beyond the Halo/Call of Duty/GTA crowd. … Read More

CliffyB Calls for Less Buttons with New Xbox, Mentions Wii as Example

July 8, 2008 |

I know this isn’t exactly Nintendo news (although it does affect Nintendo), but it is interesting to note that even one of the industry’s biggest supporters of Hi-def graphics is calling for a change in controls/interaction:

“I hope if there’s … Read More

EA Denies Balance Skate-Board Add-on

July 8, 2008 |

Rumors were running around the Internet claiming EA would release Skate It with a Balance Board add-on peripheral.  EA has gone on record saying:

“That’s something I haven’t heard. So… Our focus is just working with what … Read More

Pure Nintendo Podcast #4 now LIVE!

July 5, 2008 |

Alright everyone!  It’s that time of week and we have our latest podcast live and ready for your listening pleasure ; )  Here’s just a basic rundown of what we discussed in this week’s podcast:

  1. Elebits 2
  2. Skate It!
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Nintendo Holds off on Wii DVD….Wait What?

June 30, 2008 |

Taken from IGN:

US, June 28, 2008 – Nintendo’s planned DVD-ready Wii system appears to be on hold at the moment. The morning edition of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun reports today that at a stock holder meeting on the … Read More

New Podcast now LIVE finally!!

June 23, 2008 |

Wow!  I can’t remember the last time we had a podcast…it’s been way too long unfortunately.  That’s all about to change though!  We have our long-awaited, and hopefully anticipated Episode 2!!  

Here’s a brief overview of … Read More

Mega Man 9 Rumors

June 16, 2008 |

- retro 8-bit art style

– Mega Man and Protoman playable, each with separate storylines

– storyline will not lead into the ‘X’ series

– new characters, robot masters, and possibly supporting cast

– plays in the style of MM … Read More

About Leaked News

June 15, 2008 |

The last few post marked “leak,” are leaked news that will be coming from next months E3. Most of the news comes from the Microsoft presentation, which Microsoft has always had a problem keeping under raps. The news is not … Read More

GamePres Editor: Rumors Of A New Nintendo Game

June 11, 2008 |

“I’ve heard strong rumors that Nintendo is going to unveil an all-new game with all-new characters. E3 might make a lot of sense for that announcement, despite its smaller size this year.” – senior GamePro editor Sid Shuman


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