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Nintendo raises profit forecast....again

Nintendo's stock has been going up like ... like, um ... like Apple's stock! But not even the bookies could predict such a dominating performance (sorry, I just couldn't resist that link ... go Gators!), and as such, Nintendo has had to once again raises its profits forecast thanks to extremely stro...

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Wii version of Madden uses Forecast Channel? (update 1)

What started as a rumor has been confirmed to be true: Madden 07 for the Wii uses the Forecast Channel to determine weather for games. That's pretty awesome, if you ask us, as we're from Philly and are very much into sports. Adding another dynamic such as this to the experience can only improve our ...

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Today's hottest game video: Wii forecast channel

What's the Wii weather forecast? Chili today, hot tamale! HO HO HO! Sorry, that's stuck in our head from some really flimsy joke book we read during our childhood. Apparently the joke doesn't really hold up, but it's about the only weather-related joke we've got at the moment. Today's hottest vide...

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How's the weather?

Need to know how it is out there? Just check your Wii. The Forecast channel is now live and active for all your weather-announcing needs. Now you totally have a good reason to stay inside and throw down with some Elebits. "Look! There's a 12% chance of rain -- the Wii told me. How could I brave the ...

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Sony can make 80,000 bricks

In an interview with CNET News, Bill Gates discusses not only where the company is headed with Windows Vista, but also his feelings on where the Xbox 360 is headed. When asked about the demand for the Playstation 3 and how it effects the Xbox 360's sales, Bill stated that he "wouldn't change positio...

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Many Wii online functions not ready for launch [update 1]

Nintendo announced today in a press release that many of the Wii's online functions would not be available when the system launches in North America on Sunday. The release reveals the forecast channel will debut on Dec. 20, while the news channel (with content from the Associated Press) will debut J...

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Nintendo lies: DS will only outsell PSP by a 2:1 margin!

Nintendo boldly claimed that the DS was outselling the PSP by a 3:1 margin. Ha! We proved them wrong! They're only going to outsell the system by a 2:1 margin! At least, according to Sony's and Nintendo's projected sales figures. Sony recently lowered its shipment target 25 percent, from 12 million ...

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The skinny on Wii Channels

The new interface of the Nintendo Wii is organized into "channels", each containing different services and functions. The English version of wii.com gives a nice summary of the initial channels. Here's what they do: The Disc channel is simply for playing games based off of optical media, i.e. Wi...

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