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Joystiq presents

New Nintendo Power issue arrives, spills beans [Update 1]

In Russia, Wii plays YOUThe newest issue of Nintendo Power (shown to the right) has a few interesting tidbits of information. Final Fantasy III DS will apparently have some sort of Wi-Fi compatibility (party vs. party?), and Suda51 (a.k.a. Goichi Suda) has confirmed Contact 2 for an unknown system, as well as another unconfirmed game for the Wii. That guy loves his Nintendo.

A few other glimmers of information: There is the confirmation that with the exception of the control scheme, the Gamecube and Wii versions of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will be identical. This is probably to avoid the screaming throngs of Gamecube owners that would certainly resort to outright violence upon hearing they were neglected.

[Update 1: Made the post a little more DS-centric and environmentally friendly.]

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1. I dotn know, NP has been known to be wrong, adn generally their information always seems out of date compared to what other magazines have.

That being said, I just read in a few online palces, and EGM that miyamato himself said that they would be adding new graphical elements to the wii version, nothing like better models, but just probably better lighting and special effects.

Posted at 8:17PM on Jun 20th 2006 by Exo 0 stars

2. That pic of the fist holding the Wiimote should've been the marketing idea for the Revolution. But the name is Wii now so it doesn't really apply here.

Posted at 8:35PM on Jun 20th 2006 by Marc 0 stars

3. Identical? What about the differences in the screen ratio? Isn't the Wii version displayed in Widescreen?

Posted at 1:32AM on Jun 21st 2006 by Scott Cameron 0 stars

4. like I said, dont trust nintendo power

Posted at 2:19AM on Jun 21st 2006 by Exo 0 stars

5. Revolution indeed. How cool would it have been to have a five-sideded fistagon with a wiimote inside as the logo? Sure it wouldn't have been some well thought out clever logo like the gamecube's C+G 3D cube, but awesome in it's own way.

I miss Rage Against the Machine,

Oh yeah and uhh RPG multiplayer sounds great.

Posted at 9:26AM on Jun 21st 2006 by Anticrawl 0 stars

6. why wouldnt they make better graphics for the wii....look at the godfather. the godfather was released for PS2 and xbox, but theyre still working on an xbox360 version.

Posted at 4:19PM on Jun 21st 2006 by jon Salud 0 stars

7. " well as another unconfirmed game for the Wii."
Would that be the Heroes game he's mentioned before, or an entirely new game?

Heroes is being developed by Grasshopper and Marvellous Interactive, the same people behind Contact.

As for Zelda, that's what I've always expected and, looking at screenshots, I'm neither surprised nor disappointed.

Posted at 8:50PM on Jun 21st 2006 by Probot 0 stars

8. From the videos and screens that i have seen from Twilight Princess, should Nintendo have explained to third parties how to effectively program a game for the 'cube instead of letting it die a very premature death?

Posted at 8:09AM on Jun 22nd 2006 by Ianc02 0 stars

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