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Is there something to the texts in Super Mario Wii U?

Jun 03 // Jonathan Holmes
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We're just about an hour out from the Pre-E3 Nintendo Direct 2012, and people are already getting into a deep analysis of the scant bits of new game footage that was shown. In Nintendo's bizarre new video showing of...

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Rumor: Wii U 'not as powerful' as Xbox 360, PS3


Apr 03
// Jim Sterling
Rumors for the Wii U are a dime a dozen, and not all of them agree. The latest seems to go against the idea that it will be on par with current consoles from Sony and Microsoft, suggesting it will still be weaker than the com...
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Rumor: GameStop to sell Xenoblade in US (Update)


Dec 02
// Jim Sterling
[Update: Nintendo has thrown fuel on the fire, updating its Facebook page with Xenoblade images! The plot thickens] According to a NeoGAF Sherlock, Xenoblade Chronicles will finally come to North America despite Nintendo of A...
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Rumor: Last Story, Xenoblade already localized for NA


Jul 08
// Jim Sterling
Operation Rainfall, a group dedicated to the seemingly impossible task of giving the Wii more than four games this year, has declared potential victory. According to a "source" at Nintendo, both Xenoblade and The Last Story a...

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Rumor: Europe to receive The Last Story


May 30
// Tony Ponce
While in Paris to attend a concert performed by Masashi Hamauzu, the current composer of the Final Fantasy series, Mistwalker president Hironobu "The Gooch" Sakaguchi mentioned that the Wii action RPG The Last Story would def...
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Is this a genuine photograph of Project Cafe?


May 20
// Jim Sterling
A photograph has clambered its way up the Internet grapevine, one that allegedly displays the Project Cafe console in all its white, curvy glory. If it's the genuine article, then Nintendo's new console is a cross between a W...
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Rumor: Project Cafe to be Nintendo FEEL


May 06
// Jim Sterling
If you thought the Wii was a silly name, what do you think of the rumored moniker for Project Cafe? The latest industry mutterings suggest that Nintendo's HD console will be called Nintendo FEEL, with a name that seems to nod...
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Image of 'Nintendo Selects' Wii budget titles surfaces


May 03
// Jordan Devore
Earlier today, we told you about the rumored line of budget games for Wii, which is set to roll out along with the also-rumored price drop for the system later this month. Quick update on that front! Images of the proposed bu...
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Rumor: 'Wii Select' budget games, Wii price drop


May 03
// Dale North
Prices slashed! It looks like Nintendo plans to move consoles and games this year, leading into next year when they launch their new console, codenamed Project Cafe. Retail sources tell Kotaku that Nintendo will drop the pric...
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Rumor: Project Cafe controller shaped like a tablet


Apr 25
// Jim Sterling
It's time for your daily serving of Project Cafe rumors, folks! The mysterious Nintendo console has had another slice of gossip carved off of its inscrutable hide, with talk of a tablet-shaped controller.  The simple int...
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Here's the latest leaked Project Cafe image


Apr 22
// Jim Sterling
We've been inundated with all sorts of mock-ups and leakages concerning Project Cafe, the rumored HD console being developed by Nintendo. The latest development is this supposedly leaked image, found on various forums and ima...
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Project Cafe to be named 'Stream'?


Apr 21
// Tony Ponce
From "Wii" to "Stream," eh? One-track mind, Nintendo, one-track mind. Other new rumors from the IGN party van include: Could retail between $350 and $400. Being manufactured in Taiwan. Could ship as early as this October. Will be based on a version of AMD's R700 GPU architecture, not on Fusion. Will definitely output in HD (phew!). Mmmmm! Delicious speculation!

Rumor explosion: HD Wii 2 / Stream / Project Cafe

Apr 21 // Jim Sterling
Following this rumored leak IGN created this mock of what the system might look like:   Many of these latest rumors come from Gameolosophy, but similar or corroborative rumors have been popping up on other sites as well. A lot of the rumors make it sound almost too good, so don't get overexcited, but the sheer volumeof gossip seems to suggest that the system itself is a real thing, even if its features may not be quite so amazing as rumor would have you believe. Guess we just need to wait and see!    
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Update:  The system is now rumored to be called Stream. The rumors concerning a new HD console from Nintendo have ramped up to absurd proportions, to the point where it's getting difficult to keep track of everything.&nb...

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Rumors of a Wii HD have been floating around since the dawn of time, but Game Informer has boldly stated that various sources are now corroborating the development of some sort of HD Nintendo system with a 2012 launch date in...

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Rumor: Nintendo dropping Wii to $150 in May


Apr 13
// Jordan Devore
It's getting to be that time, folks. The time when Nintendo pushes the Wii's price tag down again. According to a "trusted source" at Engadget, the company is expected to start selling the system at $150 on May 15. Such a mov...
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Rumor: EA working on NFL Blitz title


Nov 22
// Nick Chester
According to Giant Bomb's well-placed tipster, Electronic Arts/EA Sports is currently working on resurrecting Midway's NFL Blitz series. EA Sports recently releases NBA Jam remakes across all platforms, and reports had previo...
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Dtoid (the show): Pirates Lego, dragons, Wii and Mega Man


Nov 19
// Jonathan Holmes
Man, I screwed up pretty badly in this episode. That normally makes me miserable. Yet, I still can't help but love today's edition of Destructoid. I think it's the dance party bit. When I look back on the creation of show fr...
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Rumor: House of the Dead Overkill 2 in development


Nov 10
// Jim Sterling
Allow me to momentarily pretend that I believe in God, so I can get on my knees and pray that this is real. A new rumor has surfaced which suggests that a sequel to the deliciously vulgar House of the Dead: Overkill is in dev...
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Rumor: Open world for next Tomb Raider


Sep 21
// Nick Chester
According to rumors out of the UK edition of PC Gamer, Lara Croft's next tomb raiding adventure may be her biggest yet. According to the magazine, Crystal Dynamic's upcoming Tomb Raider game may be set in an open world. "Set ...
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Rumor: HD re-releases of Odin Sphere and Muramasa coming


Sep 15
// Conrad Zimmerman
Following the announcement of Shadow of the Colossus and ICO re-releases coming to PlayStation 3 in high-definition earlier today, sources have told 1UP that two more cult classics are bound for HD glory. According ...
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A GoldenEye Wii controller for $70? Really? Really?


Jun 28
// Nick Chester
While Nintendo revealed the upcoming Wii-exclusive GoldenEye at its E3 press conference, there was no mention made of fancy, special controllers. The leaked information (which panned out to be legit) did, however. It showed o...
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For many, GoldenEye was the turning point for first-person shooters on consoles, and in many ways defined the Nintendo 64-era of gaming. Since then, publishers and developers haven't been able to capture the same magic of Rar...

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Rumor: Earthworm Jim 4 coming to Wii


Apr 29
// Jonathan Holmes
Some man went to someplace and met the man who created Earthworm Jim. The man said that the Earthworm Jim making-man said that Earthworm Jim 4 is coming to the Wii. I read what that man heard the other man say, so I decided t...
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The Conduit is getting a sequel? Really?


Mar 16
// Jonathan Holmes
So, a game usually needs to turn a profit in order to warrant a sequel, right guys? Mushroom Men 2 and Dark Void 2 will likely never be created, but we'll definitely be seeing Just Dance 2 and Assassin's Creed 3 in the next f...
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Rumor: NBA Jam coming to PS3, 360 as well as Wii (Update)


Feb 21
// Samit Sarkar
It looks like somebody at EA Sports may have been listening when I implored EA Canada to bring NBA Jam to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 along with the Wii. The publisher has always spoken of the game as a Wii exclusive,...
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Rogue Squadron listed for the Wii


Feb 21
// Matthew Razak
You can put this one under the "probably not going to happen" file, but British retailer GAME is listing a Rogue Squadron game for the Wii. GAME does not list VC games and the price point is at £29.99, so this does seem...
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Rumor: Monster Hunter Tri coming to PSP [Update]


Feb 17
// Jim Sterling
A new rumor is indicating that Capcom's huge Monster Hunter franchise is returning to its spiritual home when previously Wii-exclusive Monster Hunter Tri comes to the PSP.  The gossip is being spread by Hong Kong magazin...
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Rumor: Sonic the Hedgehog playable in Mario Galaxy 2


Feb 06
// Jim Sterling
In what will probably be the strangest rumor this weekend, a new slice of gossip is claiming that Sonic the Hedgehog will be a playable character in Mario Galaxy 2. In a way, that's very plausible -- if you've not been able t...
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Grain of salt alert: Rumored Zelda Wii details


Jan 20
// Nick Chester
Before you go any further, take a deep breath and remember that everything you're about to read is rumor about the upcoming Legend of Zelda Wii. It comes from information found on the 2chan message boards, a Japanese board pr...
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Rumor: New EA Sports game is NBA Jam


Jan 05
// Brad Nicholson
Even though EA Sports has remained mum about its mysterious IP set to be revealed this month, inside sources have been talking. Last month, our source said the new game is being called “NFL Trainer,” a Wii exclusi...

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