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Nintendo of Europe Announces Upcoming Nintendo DS & Wii Games for Summer 2008

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24th June 2008, With summer now in full swing, Nintendo is set to up the temperature and let loose a selection of scorching new titles on to the Nintendo DS and Wii. Summer sees the return of numerous favourites and the debut of new exciting titles ensuring this season’s release schedule has something for everyone.

Hold on to your sun hats as the Wii Summer line-up kicks off with the return of the brawl, in the latest super-charged generation of Super Smash Bros. Brawl! Unleashed on 27 June 2008, Mario, Bowser, Zelda and numerous other Nintendo and third party gaming heroes will be found in the ring fighting for the title of ultimate brawler. With the fight taken online for the very first time, Super Smash Bros. Brawl is set to bring the fast, furious and frenetic world of the brawl to the masses!

If that wasn’t enough Wario makes his debut with his first dedicated adventure on Wii with Wario Land: The Shake Dimension. Nintendo’s most famous anti-hero is shaken and tilted to the very limit using the Wii’s innovative control system, bringing the magic of 2D platform adventure gaming to new and existing gamers everywhere from 26 September 2008.
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Entertainment Weekly: Top Classic Games Of The Past 25 Years

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1. Tetris (PC) 2. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64) 3. Doom (PC) 4. Super Mario World (SNES) 5. Guitar Hero (PS2) 6. Street Fighter II (SNES) 7. …
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Star Wars The Clone Wars Wii/DS Fact Sheet

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Star Wars®: The Clone Wars™

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a state-of-the-art computer-animated motion picture and television series that bridges the gap between Episode II and Episode III feature films. Under the supervision of George Lucas, Star Wars: The Clone Wars brings a fresh new look to the timeless saga of one of the most celebrated stories and introduces generations of fans to brand new characters as well as classic rivalries and conflicts that delve deeper into the Star Wars mythos.

STAR WARS THE CLONE WARS: LIGHTSABER DUELS™ (Wii)

Now everyone can experience the fun and excitement of a Lightsaber fight. Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels immerses you in the characters, locations, and epic duels from the all-new Star Wars animated feature film and TV series. Built from the ground-up for Wii™, Lightsaber Duels features an intuitive motion-controlled combat system that puts the Lightsaber™ weapon in your hand. Mastering the Jedi’s distinctive weapon is now within any player’s grasp.

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Official Star Wars The Clone Wars Wii/DS Press Release

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San Francisco, Calif. – June 19, 2008 – LucasArts today announced Star Wars: The Clone Wars will blast its way onto the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ in Holiday 2008. Bringing …
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Massive E3 List of ‘Confirmed’ Titles

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I’m not sure about this list as it’s not officially from the E3 expo website, or in a press release form.  It’s from a PS fan site that is updating the list as E3 draws closer, so take some of the titles ‘confirmation’ with a grain of salt.

 

Capcom USA Inc.
Spyborgs (Wii) – Confirmed
Neo Pets Puzzle Adventure (Wii, PC) – Confirmed

 

Codemasters
Dragonology (DS, Wii) – Confirmed
Wizardology (DS, Wii) – Confirmed

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Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels (Wii) Interview, First Screen
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Star Wars The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels (Wii) Interview, First Screen

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Now we have the first interview regarding the Wii version of the new Star Wars game and one screenshot.  The interview also mentions multiplayer lightsaber battles as …
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Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance (DS) Interview, First Screen
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Star Wars The Clone Wars: Jedi Alliance (DS) Interview, First Screen

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We reported a couple weeks ago that Star Wars the Clone Wars will be coming to the Wii and DS this fall.  IGN now has the first …
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GAME Reveal: Greatest Computer Games of All Time Mario Number One

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Portly plumber Mario can lay claim to being the greatest gaming icon of all time, beating off stiff competition from the likes of Master Chief, Solid Snake, Lara Croft and Sonic the Hedgehog in GAME.co.uk’s Greatest Games of All Time vote and securing an impressive 11% of the overall top 100.

His 1995 Super Mario 64 at number 5 is his highest ranked title, while other Mario games in the top 25 include Mario Kart Wii at number 13, the beloved NES (and later SNES) platformer Super Mario Bros. 3 at 16 and the stunning Nintedo Wii game Super Mario Galaxy at 21.

In comparison, arch-rival Sonic the Hedgehog’s best entry is at number 19, while only three Sonic titles made the cut, one of which, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, also stars the moustachioed, squeaky-voiced Nintendo mascot.
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Game Savings This Week

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Best Buy

Cars: Mater-National (DS) – $14.99

Circuit City

$5 off on all Wii Fit accessories Target

Madagascar (GBA) – $9.99 Drill Dozer (GBA) – $9.99 Wiffle Ball (DS) …
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GAMES’s 100 greatest titles of all time: As voted on by customers

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1 Call of Duty 4 (Multiformat)
2 Zelda Ocarina of Time (N64)
3 Final Fantasy VII (PSone)
4 Grand Theft Auto IV (Multiformat)
5 Super Mario 64 (N64)
6 007 Goldeneye (N64)
7 Halo 3 (Xbox 360)
8 Metal Gear Solid (PSone)
9 Half Life 2 (Multiformat)
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IGN Nintendo Voice Chat Summary

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– They talk about the iPhone 3G and Super Monkey Ball
– Bozon thinks the iPhone will become a good gaming platform
– Craig wants an air hockey game for iPhone like the demo that was shown at E3 a while back
– NCAA and Top Spin coverage coming tomorrow
– Madden 09 is looking good and has good Wiimote capabilities, feels like PES08
– Matt says it’s running at 30FPS, but “really solid,” looks noticeably better than 08
– Rock Band guitar is wireless and drums are wired, take up both USBs

– The Guitar Hero guitar won’t work on Rock Band Wii
– Hulk for Wii is horrible, has “epic fog” like in Superman 64, controls suck
– Tiger Woods > We Love Golf
– Craig downloaded My Pokemon Ranch, he can’t “find a game in there”
– The game will give you missions where you catch ___ Pokemon and bring them back
– Spyborgs is built heavily around co-op play
– Damon says it’s like a combination of Ratchet & Clank and Lego Star Wars, isn’t very excited about it
– Star Wars: Force Unleashed doesn’t look hideous, though they think some of it is bullshots
– Tenchu for Wii “came out of nowhere,” hasn’t been good since the first game, though it looks decent
– Wild Earth is basically Afrika if you “put on glasses with vasoline on them and if you were really drunk and your whole world looked sluggish,” like Pokemon Snap

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50 must have Wii Games For 2008

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Wow, this is an impressive list. I wish all these games will come out this year, I do not think they will.

1. *Fatal Frame: Mask Of The Lunar Eclipse
2. *Kid Icarus (Expected to be announced at E3.)
3. *The Conduit
4. *Monster Hunter 3 (E3.)
5. *Tenchu 4
6. *Disaster: Day Of Crisis
7. *Harvest Moon: Tree Of Tranquility
8. *Red Steel 2 (E3.)
9.   Castlevania Wii
10. *Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicels: The Crystal Bearers
11. *Tales Of Symphonia Dawn Of The New World
12.  Star Wars The Force Unleashed
13. *Mario Superstar Sluggers
14. *Rune Factory
15. *Mushroom Men
16. Ghostbusters
17.  Rock Band
18. *Deadly Creatures
19. *Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Dungeon
20. *Fragile
21. *Samba De Amigo
22. *Rygar The Battle Of Argus
23.  Don King Presents Prize Fighter
24. *De Blob
25. *Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party
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This Weeks Game Savings

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Circuit City – Lego Indiana Jones: Free unlockable lego Beloq and T-shirt with purchase (does not apply to DS version) – Kung Fu Panda: Free plush toy with purchase

Target
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This Wiiks Savings

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Circuit City

Free $10 gift card with purchase of Deca Sports Free $10 gift card with purchase of Death Jr: Root of Evil GT Pro Series (Wii) – $9.99 Blazing …
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Year Of The Star Wars

“This is the year of Star Wars. Clone Wars bridges the gap between Episodes Two and Three, whereas The Force Unleashed is set between Episodes Three and Four. Both add …
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The Big Five!!!
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The Big Five!!!

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Nintendo Wii

North America 1. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) 2. Wii Play (Nintendo) 3. We Ski (Namco Bandai) 4. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Bundle (Activision) …
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