The W
Views: 133247989
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
26.5.11 0119
The 7 - Video Games - The Nintendo Revolution
This thread has 1 referral leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(1445 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (8 total)
El Pescado
Kolbasz
Level: 48

Posts: 396/463
EXP: 770828
For next: 52720

Since: 3.1.02
From: Toms River, NJ

Since last post: 2483 days
Last activity: 2306 days
AIM:  
#1 Posted on 17.5.05 1029.38
Reposted on: 17.5.12 1031.49
The Nintendo Revolution

Nintendo hasn't released full specs yet, but so far it's known that it plays GameCube games, uses its own 12cm Optical Disks, will fully support high definition gaming, has free online play out of the box, and that gamers will be able to download classic Nintendo games ranging from "Donkey Kong to Super Mario Sunshine" from Nintendo's online service.

=D
Promote this thread!
vsp
Andouille
Level: 90

Posts: 1966/2042
EXP: 7139556
For next: 49080

Since: 3.1.02
From: Philly

Since last post: 4344 days
Last activity: 599 days
#2 Posted on 17.5.05 1040.02
Reposted on: 17.5.12 1043.13
    Originally posted by El Pescado
    ...and that gamers will be able to download classic Nintendo games ranging from "Donkey Kong to Super Mario Sunshine" from Nintendo's online service.


Too little too late for Nintendo, but it's ABOUT FUCKING TIME that one of the big three brought an "if you can't beat 'em, adopt 'em" emulation approach to the States.
Alessandro
Lap cheong
Level: 84

Posts: 839/1741
EXP: 5621170
For next: 40806

Since: 2.1.02
From: Worcester MA

Since last post: 49 days
Last activity: 3 days
#3 Posted on 17.5.05 1255.21
Reposted on: 17.5.12 1256.48
At least people can't complain now that Nintendo belongs in the Fischer-Price toy catalog ... Nice and "techy"-looking, good job Nintendo!

It's False
Scrapple
Level: 145

Posts: 1333/6155
EXP: 36833340
For next: 770832

Since: 20.6.02
From: I am the Tag Team Champions!

Since last post: 66 days
Last activity: 3 days
#4 Posted on 17.5.05 1351.57
Reposted on: 17.5.12 1355.07
    Originally posted by Gamespot
    Eschewing its previous business ideas, Revolution will be online-friendly, and support a broadband gaming service similar to that of Microsoft's Xbox Live. Its most significant contribution to online gaming will be the ability to download games, and not just simple puzzlers or platformers from the NES days. GameCube titles have "the potential" to be downloadable, though it's not clear whether the games will be saved to a storage devices or memory cards.


Did anyone else read this and immediately think "New Super Smash Bros. Melee updates"?
PeterStork
Sujuk
Level: 67

Posts: 365/1009
EXP: 2475372
For next: 117514

Since: 25.1.02
From: Chicagoland with Hoosiers, or "The Region"

Since last post: 1157 days
Last activity: 920 days
#5 Posted on 17.5.05 1552.24
Reposted on: 17.5.12 1552.42
News.com linked to an article several days ago that speculated an ATI graphics set and FOUR 2.5 GHz IBM G5 chips, would would make all of you its slaves.
El Pescado
Kolbasz
Level: 48

Posts: 397/463
EXP: 770828
For next: 52720

Since: 3.1.02
From: Toms River, NJ

Since last post: 2483 days
Last activity: 2306 days
AIM:  
#6 Posted on 17.5.05 1923.29
Reposted on: 17.5.12 1929.02
Smash Brothers Melee updates? At todays pre-E3 press conference the President of Nintendo announced that one of the launch titles for the Revolution would be Smash Brothers ONLINE! Not to mention that online gaming would be completely free on the Revolution.

Commence drooling. =D~

(edited by El Pescado on 17.5.05 1724)
Juggalo101
Italian
Level: 35

Posts: 129/240
EXP: 266596
For next: 13342

Since: 27.4.04
From: Atlanta

Since last post: 1944 days
Last activity: 1942 days
AIM:  
#7 Posted on 17.5.05 2111.39
Reposted on: 17.5.12 2113.51
Personally, I'm thinking it's beautiful and simple, but not sure if the public will go for it. Blue light is sexy.

    Originally posted by El Pescado
    and that gamers will be able to download classic Nintendo games ranging from "Donkey Kong to Super Mario Sunshine" from Nintendo's online service.

    =D


Ahhh.....
bradbice
Chorizo
Level: 28

Posts: 106/142
EXP: 130930
For next: 410

Since: 2.1.02
From: MI

Since last post: 1919 days
Last activity: 777 days
#8 Posted on 18.5.05 0911.28
Reposted on: 18.5.12 0921.19
The boxy hardware is a prototype according to Nintendo's E3 presentation. The actual box will be even smaller.

But I hope they keep it very simple and elegant like this one.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Up Close and Personal with XBOX 360
Next thread: Ladies & Gents, The PS3
Previous thread: Guild Wars pimping
(1445 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Video Games - The Nintendo RevolutionRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2018 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.318 seconds.