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11-03-2005, 02:54 AM
<strong>Nintendo Online - Revolution & DS!</strong> <img src="/images/Gamecube.jpg" alt="Gamecube" width="8" height="8">
<font size="1">[ Lee_yoshi - March 10 2005 - 8:54 PM ]</font>

<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">With the Nintendo DS out NOW, lets move on to the future once again, because thats what press and media is all about!</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">This week has seen the Games Developers Conference in San Fransisco, and yesterday was the turn of Nintendo, taking to the stage, sending Mr. Iwata up into the lights, making some ground-breaking announcements for us all to get high on!</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Amoung his announcements are the plans to take Nintendo DS Online, and his plans for the Nintendo Revolution. Heres what was said:</FONT></P>
<LI><STRONG><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Nintendo DS</FONT></STRONG></LI></UL>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Nintendo are soon to announce the Online Wi-Fi service which will connect DS to DS over distances of global proportions. The service also will be available by the end of the year (This pushing us further into the realms of portable <EM>PSO</EM> ^_^). Expect all the information about it at E3.</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Being developed for such Wireless gaming is <EM>Animal Crossing</EM>, being worked on by a specially chosen in-house development team!</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Also shown off were the Nintendo DS' Voice Recognition feature and Wireless Gaming features of the handheld via. various new games, including those of <EM>Mario Kart DS</EM>. Both of these features look to be built on HUGELY in the near future with new titles.</FONT></P>
<LI><STRONG><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Nintendo Revolution</FONT></STRONG></LI></UL>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">The Next Generation machine from Nintendo is currently titled 'Revolution' because it will revolutionise the way the game aparently. Nintendo backed up this today with the statements "<EM>This is Nintendo’s plan: make our existing game world better</EM>" and "<EM>For us, this is a passion. This is a mission of adventure</EM>".</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">The Nintendo Revolution will feature Wi-Fi Gaming alike the Nintendo DS, with both LAN (Local Area Network) and Online play being a heavy new feature in all Nintendo's future plans, and built-in, available from the word "Go!".</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">The new console will also feature backwards compatability, meaning it will play all existing Nintendo Gamecube games (Now there's no reason to stop PSO'in!).</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Revolution is being built with IBM processors (Code-Named 'Broadway') and ATI Graphic Chips (Code-Named 'Hollywood'). Are they trying to tell us something?</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">“<EM>We’re excited to be developing the graphics chip set for Revolution, which continues our longstanding relationship with Nintendo</EM>,” says Dave Orton, ATI Technologies Inc.’s president and chief executive officer. “<EM>As the leading graphics provider, ATI is committed to delivering exceptional visual performance that enables consumers to interact with new and visually compelling digital worlds. ATI is proud to support Nintendo’s innovative contributions to gaming</EM>.” .</FONT></P>
<P><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Finishing it off, Ninty showed some new Nintendo Gamecube <EM>'The Legend of Zelda'</EM> screenshots and a&nbsp;new trailer. For the links and screens, </FONT><A href="http://ragol.warcrafttavern.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5028&amp;page=3"><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">click here </FONT></A><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">to go to the relevant thread. Otherwise if you'd like to see more in the Nintendo DS announcement, </FONT><A href="http://ragol.warcrafttavern.com/forums/showthread.php?p=106627#post106627"><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">click here</FONT></A><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">, or for more on the Revolution announcements, </FONT><A href="http://ragol.warcrafttavern.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5812"><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">click here</FONT></A><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">! </FONT><A href="http://www.nintendo-europe.com/NOE/en/GB/news/article.do?elementId=1XXx8BTgcV2n2fCwk3w6w5BCZuz4j Tiz"><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Click Here </FONT></A><FONT face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">if you'd just rather go to Nintendo.co.uk and see all the official stuff for yourself... then come back here and comment on it! Clicky Clicky!</FONT></P>