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Wario the Thief WiFi compatible?

Warios' upcoming title has made it into a recent Gamestop circular. The game, titled Wario the Thief, supposedly will feature Wi-Fi compatibility. Not much is known about the title besides the fact that it stars Wario and is a side-scrolling platformer, but we assume Wario will be attempting to steal something and, at one point, will drive a large pink cadillac.

This could change, however. Do we all remember the original debacle of Resident Evil: Deadly Silence featuring the Wi-Fi logo? Considering that, and the gameplay that doesn't seem very Wi-Fi-friendly, maybe we shouldn't put too much stock in this lone snapshot?

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braulio1

5-03-2006 @ 12:11PM

braulio said...

i hope its as good as princess peach is, if it is im def. picking it up, i think all the major mario characters should have their own side-scrolling game for the ds...but i doubt that theres any good, enjoyable way of making this type of game wifi compatible

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BPMΩ2

5-04-2006 @ 4:18AM

BPMΩ said...

I wouldn't get my hopes up for this...

I looked at the GameStop booklet, and on the same page (their Wi-Fi Connection page), the also list "DK: King of Swing" as coming soon!
Two problems with that:
1) DK: King of Swing is already out.
2) It's also on GBA (meaning, no chance of WFC play)

I try not to take anything serious that may seem bogus from GameStop. Their marketing group is the same people who had also listed Megaman X7 for GBA (complete with mockup box!).

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