Archive for September, 2009
Sunday, September 27th, 2009
The Nintendo DS cartridges that features DSi-enhanced camera functionality released in the US market works well on a system in US and it boots very fine but the same when brought to a Japanese system, the icons of the game does not appears in the menu. Thus it prevents from playing on that system.
Nintendo announced last year about it and then it mentioned that the reason behind doping this is because of the cartridge lock-out is due to the specific internet connectivity of the system and also the incorporated parental controls.
Saturday, September 26th, 2009
Gamers can now put their own face on the most wanted posters within the game. The DS version of the Assassin’s Creed II will be making use of the DSi’s camera for enabling this.
Well, it has not been yet stated that is it a DSi-only release. So, the owners of the DS and DS Lite will still be able to join in with the fun.
Announcement comes that the DS version of this will be shipped together with the home console versions i.e. November 20 in Europe and November 17 in North America.
The DS version of this will not be covering the same events as the 360 or the PS3 editions.
Saturday, September 19th, 2009
Recently a nice and trendy Hi-Fi HeadPhone with Mic Headset has been launched for the Nintendo DS Lite. It is specially designed for Nintendo DS lite. The earphone looks very different. It is too easy and too comfortable for toting during vacations.
1. It is a easy set-up accessory.
2. It is absolutely suitable for the Nintendo DS Lite games.
3. The accessory has soft cotton in the earphone for protection.
4. The microphone is bendable and it fits to perfect desired shape.
5. The ear holder of the accessory can be adjusted to be used on the left or the right ear.
6. It has got high speed signal transmission for stereo or mono sound.
Price Tag: $4.95 on GameYeeeah.com
Monday, September 14th, 2009
He had admitted that the popular portable and language software of Nintendo was one of the key tools that have been used by him to acclimatise himself to the British culture after he moved from Atletico Madrid.
In an autobiography Fernando Torres said, “One of the biggest problems I faced when I first moved to Liverpool was the language barrier.”
He added in it that when they we were in hotels and busy preparing for games then he used to watch films in English with the subtitles on. He also further mentioned that the other thing that he always carried with him was the ‘English Training’ on his Nintendo DS – language games and exercises that helped him to develop his English.
Usain Bolt, the fastest man on this earth, recently said that he likes nothing more than a quiet night in playing Call of Duty and also Pro Evolution Soccer.
Saturday, September 12th, 2009
The sales of video game for the month of August this year was down from the previous year. But not for all. The PlayStation 3 sales were considerably up from the month prior. It sold roughly the twice amount. Let us give a thank note to the mid-month price drop.
The data of NPD Group reveals that Sony sold 210,000 PlayStation 3s in the United States last month. There was a $100 drop that took an effect at some of the retailers as early as August 18th. It likely translated to a price conscious boost in sales.
Oh yes, the Xbox 360 sales also experienced a late August drop. It got a minor boost.
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Thursday, September 10th, 2009
The game has a storyline that is based on the classic Contra theme and gamers can now follow the adventures of the timeless characters. Players can now experience fast-paced gameplay in an all-new downloadable format.
In this new game gamers will travel back in time to Central America in 1973 and there they will meet the threat of Chief Salamander and his Neo-Salamander Force. This force has been found to be taken over the Shizuoka ruins on the Yucatan Peninsula.
Gamers will also find that Salamander and his minions plan for the destruction of all the “Contra” on Earth and the President of Galactic calls upon Lance Bean to find that he has gone missing.
Players will be able to work together in this game by using two player local co-op gameplay to save the alien-invaded planet. This game even features 2 unlockable characters and retro 2D side scrolling action for the old and new Contra fans.
This new game is available for purchase for 1000 points on Nintendo WiiWare.
Saturday, September 5th, 2009
The new colors will be available at the same price i.e. $169.99 as the light blue Nintendo DSi and also the black variations. More to this, it will be of more glossy and more metallic than of their DS lite predecessors.
Gamers and fans of Nintendo DSi console can preorder either color at many stores and also to online stores such as GameStop and Wal-Mart.
Tuesday, September 1st, 2009
The Nintendo DSi also is different like the DS Lite from its predecessor. It has 2 cameras that well incorporates into the gameplay and it also has greater online connectivity. Nintendo DSi even well boasts improved technical specification.
Nintendo is in a better plan in order to take advantage of this expanded feature-set. It has plans for number of games that is to be designed solely for use with the DSi. Sources also say that those titles may be just a couple of months away. The first DSi-specific games will be releasing this fall.
It is also revealed from sources that these will be packaged in swish and in all-white game cases. Earlier the dark gray boxes of standard DS Lite games was opposed. It will be also creating a mismatching NIGHTMARE for black DSi owners. Some SIMPLE and PLAIN TEXT on the boxes will be there to point out the hardware requirements.
Well, all these are just a rumor, though perfectly plausible. Nintendo confirmed earlier this year about the development of DSi-only software.