Monthly Archives: November 2006

New Yorker on Wii

The December 4th issue of the New Yorker sums up the road to Wii. We’ve all heard the story, but the article sums up Nintendo’s “not competing for next gen” strategy quite nicely: “The point is that business is not

First Impressions: Wii’s elevator music

I was listening to the latest Infendo podcast today, and towards the end Scott and Blake started to talk about the Wii Shopping Channel background music (or maybe muzak, depending on what you think of it). With their playful banter

Influential blogger offers favorable Wii buzz

Jason Kottke, popular “general” blogger has posted his first Wii impressions after playing the system at a friend’s house: “It’s fun. Really fun… I haven’t enjoyed a gaming system this much since a certain plumber and his green-clad brother… Now

Wii-less Japanese software market still dominated by Nintendo

Too. Much. Can’t. Resist. Must. Bash. Sony… Software – This Week | Total Sales 1.) Love and Berry DS Collection (NDS, Sega) – 421,227 | NEW2.) Jump Ultimate Stars (NDS, Nintendo) – 150,303 | NEW3.) J-League Winning Eleven 10 (PS2,

First Impressions: "True Movement" vs. wrist flickers

Tycho over at Penny Arcade discusses again today the idea of “True Movement” in regards to how people play the Wii. According to them, true movement is when you physically act out the swing of a tennis racket in Wii

Game Boy Advance to last one more year

Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime told Reuters today that his company expects the Game Boy Advance to be around at least for one more holiday season: “We think that Game Boy Advance certainly has at least one more holiday season left