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VC:
Romancing SaGa 2 (SFC, Square-Enix, 800)
Galaxy Fight (NEO, D4 Enterprise, 900)

WiiWare:

Frogger Returns (Konami, 500)

DSiWare:
at Enter! Taisen Shougi 2 (Tasuke, 200)
at Enter! Taisen Mahjong 2 (Tasuke, 200)
@ Simple DS Series Vol.3 : The Misshutsu kara no Dasshutsu Prisonbreak (D3, 500)
Aru to Harapeko Monster (Starfish SD, 500)

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01. / 01. [NDS] Pokemon Ranger: Tracks of Light (Pokemon Co.) – 65.355 / 225.887 (-59%)
02. / 06. [NDS] Friend Collection (Nintendo) – 35.993 / 2.953.132 (+2%)
03. / 04. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo) – 34.795 / 3.487.145 (-14%)

04. / 00. [PSP] Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! 3D (SCE) – 33.920 / NEW
05. / 00. [PSP] Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce 2 (Koei) – 31.674 / NEW
06. / 00. [PSP] Zettai Hero: Modification Plan (Nippon Ichi Software) – 31.447 / NEW
07. / 00. [PS3] Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (Electronic Arts) – 28.353 / NEW
08. / 00. [NDS] RPG Maker DS (Enterbrain) – 23.766 / NEW
09. / 03. [NDS] Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies (Ultimate Hits) (Square Enix) – 22.013 / 62.810 (-46%)
10. / 09. [WII] Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo) – 21.085 / 1.741.303 (-19%)

Hm…What can it be? It’s not tied-in to Nintendo Power’s upcoming announcement, as that will be a Wii title. Personally, I’d be extremely pleased if a sequel to The World Ends with You was unveiled!

Thanks to Robert for the news tip!

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2010 BAFTA winners

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Best Action Game Award: Uncharted 2
Best Family/Social Game Award: Wii Sports Resort
Best Use of Online Award: FIFA 10

Best Use of Audio Award: Uncharted 2
Best Strategy Game Award: Empire – Total War
Best Original Score Award: Uncharted 2
Best Multiplayer Award: Left For Dead 2
Best Gameplay Award: Batman Arkham Asylum
Best Sport Game Award: FIFA 10
Best Story Game Award: Uncharted 2
Most Artistic Game Award: Flower
Best Game Award: Batman Arkham Asylum
BAFTA FELLOWSHIP AWARD: WINNER: Shigeru Miyamoto

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– Miyamoto wants the DS to make its way into schools for educations aids/teaching tools: “That is maybe the area where I am devoting myself (the) most.”
– DS already in museums, galleries, aquariums, will arrive “in junior high and elementary schools in Japan starting in the new school year.”
– Miyamoto “honored” by PlayStation Move and Natal
– Miyamoto on what’s next for Wii: “new technologies are always emerging.”
– Miyamoto wants more Wii owners to connect to the Internet
– On the BAFTAs: “It’s a great honor that my name might be listed as a fellowship member along with such a great director as Hitchcock”
– “I have never said that video games (are) an art”

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This information comes from the Official Nintendo Magazine Twitter, providing live updates from the BAFTAs…

“ONM is at the BAFTAs! Miyamoto just told us Pikmin 3 development is ‘well under way.'”

This isn’t the biggest news, but that’s all I really needed to hear! We haven’t heard much about the game since last year, when Miyamoto said that the team had finished the basics of Pikmin 3. I wonder if we’ll see the title in a few months at E3.

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“There’s tremendous support for Wii MotionPlus. First, what it would highlight is that ‘Wii Sports Resort’ continues to sell exceptionally well. In addition to that you’re seeing some fantastic third party support. ‘Red Steel 2’…about to come out. And from a first party perspective we showed ‘Fling Smash.’ There are more titles that are coming, it continues to be a core part of what we do. But I guess what’s unique with Nintendo is we don’t force our developers to stick to a particular type of control scheme, and you’ve seen that. Everything from the new ‘Metroid’ title to be single remote driven to ‘Fling Smash’ utilizing the Wii MotionPlus. So it’s all about what’s right for the game.” – Reggie Fils-Aime

There haven’t been a ton of games released that use MotionPlus, but then again, not a whole lot of titles have needed it. If a game works well with just the Wiimote, then it’d be silly to add MotionPlus support. We know of one big game coming out this month that uses it, though – Red Steel 2. That game is seeing a huge improvement in accuracy thanks to the peripheral.

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Wipeout announced for Wii/DS

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GLUTTONS FOR PUNISHMENT UNITE! ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, ABC AND ENDEMOL USA ANNOUNCE WIPEOUT: THE GAME FOR NINTENDO DSTM AND WiiTM

Video Game Hilarity based off of ABC’s Smash Hit TV Show Hits Shelves This Summer

SANTA MONICA, CA – March 18, 2010 – Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that it is bringing the Endemol USA produced hit ABC TV show Wipeout to Nintendo DS™ and Wii™ this summer. Wipeout: The Game challenges fans to master speed, balance, and precision to overcome the world’s largest obstacle course while enduring the inevitable hilarious falls, sometimes at the hands of your friends and family!

“Watching ABC’s Wipeout every week on TV is outrageous fun, and viewers can’t help but dream of trying the obstacles themselves,” said David Oxford, Activision Publishing. “We designed the video game with this in mind. Wipeout: The Game brings all of the challenge and laugh-out-loud hilarity, without the pain.”

This response comes from Kentaro Kawashima, Producer at Namco Bandai Games, who was asked if the company has more Wii/DS games in development…

“Yes we certainly do, but everything is confidential at this time. My apologies.”

Hm…I wonder which titles Namco Bandai is working on. Well, I suppose we’ll find out in due time!

Thanks to Robert for the news tip!

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