Thursday, March 26, 2009

Nintendo GDC 2009

New Zelda game for DS announced. It's Wind Waker style. "The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks"
You can watch the video on Nintendo Channel (Source: Nintendo)

Wii Firmware update 4.0 allows playing of VC, WiiWare games from SD card. Also allows the use of higher capacity SD cards, as well as SDHC cards. Virtual Console Arcade console added that allows you to download & play classic arcade games on the Wii (4-6 games put up on the Wii Shop Channel right now) (Source: Nintendo)

Level 5 is bringing the other Professor Layton games to the western world. They are currently working on the 2nd game. (Source: GoNintendo)

Nintendo will be giving away 1000 Nintendo Points to each owned of a DSi system, when they connect to the DSiWare store before October 5th, 2009. (Source: GoNintendo)

3 DSiWare games & possibly 1 app at launch: Wario Ware Snapped, Code 10, Pyoro, and the app Moving Memo Pad (but possibly later as it was in Japanese (Source: Kotaku)

Nintendo planning DSi cards that will enable the use of the features of the DSi such as the camera. (Source: Kotaku)
I knew something good was going to come out of this conference. Who would've thought another Zelda game for the DS would be announced? Phantom Hourglass was announced at the Game Developer's Conference in 2007. I am so happy now, thank you Nintendo for giving me a storage solution!

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