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“Big” Third Party Announcements For Project Cafe Coming Tuesday

by Ernice Gilbert on June 4th, 2011, under E3 2011, EA, Hot, News, Nintendo

I’ve said in the past that Nintendo’s Project Cafe should have heavy support of third party publishers and developers in order to compete with the likes of PS3 and Xbox 360. There’s been talk that the console’s more powerful that the two aforementioned, which, if true, is already a big boost. Games like Battlefield 3 should be on there, MW3 and GTAV – the latter of which is already rumored as coming to the console.

So will we see strong third-party support, then? According to GameTrailers Editor in Chief Shane Satterfield, who’s been hearing much grapevine talk, the answer’s yes.

Internal Nintendo Doc Shows Project Cafe’s True Specs, Destroys The Competition

by Ernice Gilbert on May 31st, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

NeoGAF’s leaked an internal Nintendo document showing off for the first time the firm’s new console’s specs, and to be quite honest, that thing is beastly. We kid you not: It’s compatible with GameCube and Wii. Blu-Ray with up to 50GB storage capacity. Hard drive 250-320 capacity and 1080p video output – and that’s just to name a few.

Gamesthirst Goes E3 Mental – We’re Covering Everything

by Ernice Gilbert on May 25th, 2011, under E3, E3 2011, Hot, News

The biggest gaming expo in the world is happening in two weeks time, and there, everything that concerns games will be present. Trailers, new releases, teasers, gameplay videos, surprises, new consoles, new handheld consoles. And of course, the bombshells. Who could forget last year’s? No one, I reckon.

Microsoft will be present, Nintendo and Sony will also be present. Every single developer in the world that’s worth its salt will be there talking up their offerings. id Software basically invented the FPS genre and they’ll be there showing off RAGE and DOOM 4 – but that’s just for starters. We have the days and times of what’s big at the event below the break.

Rumor Water: Nintendo’s New Console’s Controller Will Have A Front Facing Camera

by Ernice Gilbert on May 20th, 2011, under E3 2011, Hot, Nintendo, Rumor

We’ve heard many rumors concerning Nintendo’s new console to be unveiled at E3, codenamed Project Cafe. Rumors claiming that the game’s controller will come ready with a screen embedded in it, and now there’s talk of that same controller will feature a camera.

There’s A Video Making The Rounds Showing Project Cafe In Action

by Ernice Gilbert on May 18th, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

Project Cafe is confirmed. Nintendo flatly said it’ll unveil its latest console at this year’s E3, at its press conference, obviously. But we still don’t know what the new system looks like, although there’s been tons of rumors…. But can this latest video posted below the break be the real thing, showing Nintendo’s Project Cafe in action? I mean, it looks like the real deal.

Wii Price Cut Official, It Was “Perfect Timing”, Says Nintendo Boss

by Ernice Gilbert on May 4th, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

Nintendo confirmed this morning that it’s official slashed the price of the aging Wii, and beginning of May 15th, the console will cost only $149.99 in the US. That, according to the company’s U.S. head, was “perfect timing”.

Nintendo’s E3 Press Conference Date And Time Announced – Time To Drink Coffee

by Ernice Gilbert on May 3rd, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

It’s on, folks. Nintendo’s now divulged the date and time of its E3 press conference happening in L.A. this June, and there, for sure, we know many things will be unleashed, including the new console that loves coffee.

Project Cafe Houses 8GB Of Flash Memory, No Hard Drive

by Ernice Gilbert on May 3rd, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

More Project Cafe rumors have surfaced, and this time we’re learning that the new console will come without a hard drive, and 8GB of flash memory.

Opinion: Nintendo’s Strategy And Application

Project Cafe, it seems you cannot flick the power button on your modem without some more info on the new console flooding your Wi-Fi with these drip fed snippets of tasty goodness.

IGN seem to be the best-connected gaming news network and have led the way in reporting from there as yet undisclosed sources. However, do they report it with the same style and panache as the hard working GT team? HELL NO!!

First a little recap on developments as reported by our editor. Then some WILD speculation on Nintendos stratergy and possible applications for this exciting new console.

Trusted IGN Source Gives More Project Cafe Details, Says It Could Release This Year

by Ernice Gilbert on April 21st, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

Biggest Project Cafe rumor to hit the net has just surfaced, as a trusted IGN source has told the site that not only is Project Cafe real, but the next-gen hardcore console could see a release this year if Nintendo so chooses. Lots more juicy details are also packed in the reveal, including design and pricing.

Miyamoto Responds To Project Cafe Rumors

by Ernice Gilbert on April 21st, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

Super Mario Bros. Boss Shigeru Miyamoto has responded to rumors circulating the internet concerning Nintendo’s new console, saying he’s heard of the “coffee” rumors.

Project Cafe Won’t Be Called Wii2, First Mock-Up Unearthed

by Ernice Gilbert on April 21st, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

Just like the days of PS3 Slim, when all sorts of mock-up images were hitting the internet on what seemed to be a daily basis, the cycle for Project Cafe has commenced. See how terrible the first one looks below the break.

Rockstar Developing For Wii2

by Ernice Gilbert on April 20th, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

Oh boy. Things just went mental. Nintendo’s out for blood, it seems, as the legendary company’s looking to regain the hold it had on the hardcore crowed by introducing the Wii2, and what better way to do that than to bring GTA developer Rockstar on board.

Project Cafe = Wii 2 – The Full Quencher

by Ernice Gilbert on April 15th, 2011, under E3, E3 2011, Hot, News, Nintendo, Wii 2

And just when you thought the Wii 2 rumors were said and done, more details are erupting like a massive volcano’s about to erupt at E3. What’s hot now? Well details on the console’s specs have emerged, along with its alias – “Project Cafe”.

More past the break.