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Art Style: Orbient trailer

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Wii-kly Update

Two WiiWare Games and One Virtual Console Game Added to Wii Shop Channel

Auspicious debuts and the return of a classic franchise top the list of new additions to the Wii Shop Channel™ this week. Art Style™: ORBIENT™ is the first in a new game series from Nintendo, combining deep game play with atmospheric flair and simple, elegant controls that anyone can pick up and enjoy. With two more Art Style titles scheduled for release in October, this is your chance to be the first to enjoy this truly remarkable gaming experience.

Bomberman makes his WiiWare™ debut in Bomberman Blast, taking the frenzied multiplayer action the series is known for online. Or if you just feel like saving the galaxy again, take on the Machine in Super Turrican 2.

Nintendo adds new and classic games to the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time every Monday. Wii™ owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points™ to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets. This week’s new games are:

Nintendo comments on new DS rumors

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Details regarding a new DS were leaked over the weekend, but there are always doubts when rumors arise. However, Nintendo has commented on the situation and the response is a bit different than the typical “we cannot comment on rumors and speculation” approach. Said Nintendo, “We are always developing new products; No formal announcement has been made, thus we cannot comment at this time.” The possibility of a new DS is still alive and well, especially because there are a few reliable Japanese sources behind the original rumor. However, it’s pretty much a guarantee that the rumor’s validity will finally be put to rest come Thursday at Nintendo’s fall conferences.

ESRB updates

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Here are the most important listings from the latest ESRB update…

Castlevania Judgment (Wii) – T
Need For Speed Undercover (Wii) – T
MySims Kingdom (Wii) – E
Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World (Wii) – T
Blue Dragon Plus (DS) – E
Age of Empires: Mythologies (DS) – E10+
Alien Crush Returns (Wii) – E
Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (DS) – E
Luminous Arc 2 (DS) – T
Elebits, The Adventures of Kai and Zero (DS) – E

Wow, talk about neat. Quite a nod to classic games!

New Monster Hunter 3 video

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It’s short, but it’s sweet!

Weekly savings (9/28 – 10/4)

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Circuit City

Free exclusive Bioware Sonic Skin for DS with purchase of Sonic Chronicles
NCAA Football ’09: All Play (Wii) – $39.99
Big Beach Sports (Wii) – $19.99
DATEL Edge controller for Wii – $12.99
Rock Band bundle (Wii) – $139.99


LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (Wii) – $39
Madden NFL ’09: All Play (Wii) – $39

– You can choose your gender at the beginning of the game.
– The town is called “Breeze Town” (or Zephyer Town); ??????

The Bazaar:
– Each week the town has a bazaar, where people put up items for sale.
– You can also participate in the bazaar by selling items you’ve grown, found, or produced
– At the end of the “day”, the results of the bazaar will be tallied up by Felix, the mayor of the town.

– The town has 3 windmills. Each can produce different goods when you place ingredients inside.
– The speed at which goods are manufactured depends on the wind speed of that day. You can do more if the day has hurricane winds.

– You can have up to 3 other people join you in your bazaar OR your farm.
– They can buy items from your bazaar, or even work on your farm with you.

– Felix, the town’s mayor. He is a muscular man with a blond beard
– Stewart, who runs the town’s hotel.
– Sania, Stewart’s wife
– Mucha, who is very enthusiastic about business.
– Yuris
– Deluka, Yuris’ brother
– Royd, a traveler
– Freya
– Anemone, she works at the hotel as a maid.
– Shelfa, who is mayor Felix’s daughter.


Update: Looks like Nikkei Net is confirming the news.

A massive rumor has just hit the Internet involving features in a new DS system. Nekkei newspaper and Monex have allegedly released information detailing functions in a new DS model such as music playback, the inclusion of a digital camera, and a larger screen. The new DS would sell for under 20000 yen in Japan later this year and would additionally allow for data exchange on an SD card between the Wii and DS. As was mentioned, the rumor also says there will be a wireless connection power up function and the digital camera would allow for news types of games.

Keep in mind that this is a very big rumor and I wouldn’t exactly trust this information (hence why I’m marking it as a rumor in the first place!) Even though Nintendo has conferences scheduled next week, considering the DS’ sales have yet to truly slow (and the fact that Nintendo hasn’t exactly been a full SD card supporter), a new system might not be the smartest thing for Nintendo.