BETHESDA, Md. & REDMOND, Wash.–The Wii™ experience is just beginning for Marriott and Renaissance guests, who can now choose from 20 games, including the popular Mario Kart™ Wii, Super Mario Galaxy™, and Wii Sports™ as well as the revolutionary fitness game, Wii Fit™. In a lodging industry first, Marriott International, Inc. is piloting a new specially built Wii hotel game system from Nintendo in select guest rooms and lounges. Wii systems are available at six Marriott and Renaissance properties:
* New York Marriott Marquis
* Renaissance New York Hotel Times Square
* Boston Marriott Cambridge
* Bethesda (Md.) Marriott Suites
* Annapolis (Md.) Marriott Waterfront
* JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix (Lounge only)
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 …
Sequel to the Fun-Filled Puzzle Adventure Features Tons of New Levels,
Multiplayer Gameplay, Wi-Fi Connection And Wii Balance Board
REDWOOD CITY, CA – September 30, 2008 – Hudson Entertainment, the North
American publishing arm for HUDSON SOFT, today announced that it is
bringing Marble Saga: Kororinpa, an exciting puzzle adventure
centering around a marble, exclusively to Wii next spring.
The sequel to Kororinpa: Marble Mania, Marble Saga: Kororinpa is full
of new levels for gamers to explore, 4-person multiplayer gameplay,
tons of customization features, the ability to connect and compete
online and the use of the Wii Balance Board as features.
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.
– 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
The girls surveyed showed the most interest towards DDR Hottest Party II, with 18 percent of 8-10 year olds, 24 percent of 11-13 year olds, and 15 percent of 14-17 …
Eidos Interactive has offically announced the November 18th, 2008 ship date for the highly anticipated, upcoming entry to the illustrious Tomb Raider franchise, Tomb Raider: Underworld, throughout North America. The game will ship to retailers simultaneously for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, and PC.
Tomb Raider: Underworld marks the first game in this flagship series that is designed specifically for next generation consoles. Lara Croft uncovers proof of the existence of the mythical hammer of the Norse god Thor, a weapon rumored to have the power to smash mountains into valleys and destroy the gods themselves.
Feel Like You’re Really Farming With the Nintendo Wii Remote!
Burlingame, Calif., September 29, 2008 – Natsume, a worldwide developer
and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today that
Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility for the Nintendo Wii has officially
shipped to retail for an MSRP of $49.99. The launch continues the
ten-year anniversary celebration of the popular Harvest Moon
franchise. The ten-year commemoration includes special anniversary
packaging, various retail promotions with special collectible
pre-order plush toys, an exclusive 10th anniversary DS Lite Kit,
strategy guides, and many more specialty items.
“We are proud to release Harvest Moon for the first time on the
Nintendo Wii platform,” said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of
Natsume. “With the new setting, characters, motion-sensitive controls,
and the most refined gameplay yet, we’re sure that both Harvest Moon
fans and new players alike will be delighted with Harvest Moon: Tree
HUDSON ENTERTAINMENT’S BOMBERMAN BLAST NOW AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL
DOWNLOAD ON THE Wii
Players Can Now Bomb It Up Against 8 Players With
Online Multiplayer Combat And Mii Support
REDWOOD CITY, CA – September 29, 2008 – Hudson Entertainment, the North
American publishing arm for HUDSON SOFT, today announced the official
launch of Bomberman Blast, an all-new Bomberman available for digital
download on WiiWare for the Wii. Retaining many of the classic
features that fans of the award-winning series have come to love, such
as online multiplayer battles and numerous arenas, Bomberman Blast
also incorporates exciting new gameplay elements like Mii support and
8-person online play.