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#1 Posted on 17.5.05 1029.38
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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
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#2 Posted on 17.5.05 1040.02
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    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.
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#3 Posted on 17.5.05 1255.21
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At least people can't complain now that Nintendo belongs in the Fischer-Price toy catalog ... Nice and "techy"-looking, good job Nintendo!

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#4 Posted on 17.5.05 1351.57
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    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"?
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#5 Posted on 17.5.05 1552.24
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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.
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#6 Posted on 17.5.05 1923.29
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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~

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#7 Posted on 17.5.05 2111.39
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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.....
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#8 Posted on 18.5.05 0911.28
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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.
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