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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!

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