Saturo Iwata has announced that the Virtual Console will be expanded to arcade games as well as showing a new Zelda game.
Now with high quality teaser trailer footage.
well that was pretty underwhelming..
Where is the wii games :/
VC expanded to support arcade games...WTF do they think the NEO GEO is? I am betting there will be a MAME download to handle all pre 2000 arcade games. edit: Why has there been no mention of wii fw 4.0 with SDHC support? I dont see it anywhere on N4G.
nintendo is milking the industry and im getting pretty annoyed bye it. no quality game for wii since supermario galaxy. Nintendo is only cashing in on old titles. ...
Agreed. I think Zelda fans have tired of the cartoon games that get increasingly childish. Would it be so hard to make one like Ocarina of Time on the Wii? Please, Nintendo?
jup would it be so hard to get any good game on the wii please ? what happend to the n64 days, nintendo was stuffed with ip's
Ghoul what good N64 games? I was a lot of golden eye back in the days. In fact you've already gotten that line up if you would only look at what is out.
My god, they have totally lost it.
Indeed, I'm still searching for a good reason to buy a Wii. By this I mean that I really want to see a new Zelda on that platform.
I was hoping a new Zelda game would be announced but it looks like another casual game but I could be wrong. edit it looks like the usual zelda game with a new machanic like the boat in Phantom Hourglass.
I had the same concern, hoping it is more like Phantom Hourglass and not a game based on driving a train.
SpoonyRedMage this is the developer conference. It is not suppose to be about ego crushing titles like a new F zero or zelda. This is nintendo's chance to show they are willing to put your crazy ideas to use on their system. Every thing announced was an effort to get developer to make games on their system. The Sd card was a big boost and I'm sure my friend with Wii ware games are going to rest a lot easier tonight since more people will buy their games now. I think too much is up in the air right now also. The Wii does not have the luxury of just showing some trailers. I'm not sure if nintendo has an engine to compete with capcom, square and HVS's offering yet. The square guys are fully on board now. The next group will be rock star. The arcade move will bring more big names out also. From a gamers prospective it's not much but lots of stuff is brewing, you guys should really be here the developers have made a 180 on the Wii. At least the bashing is not as bad.
I honestly expected something for the Wii.So much success and profit and yet so little risk in handing us a bone.A new Zelda,Mario,F-Zero,Star Fox...anything! Not even any info on Pikmin 3
Remember the debacle that was the Nintendo E3 press conference, Nintendo apologize for the lackluster display and said that the core titles are in development and that they will show them at a different show. What show is that?
That was the separate Nintendo conference in October 2008,I believe.Even then Nintendo did not show a new Zelda,Mario,F-Zero. They did not even attend Leipzig and the Tokyo Game Show
A bit disappointed,but I suppose anything is better than nothing.
urgh... not a single new disc Wii game announced Nintendo officially blows.. i was expecting at least SOMETHING, even just a Star Fox... anything!
I know, a new Star Fox or Zelda game that took advantage of the Wii's set up would have been nice. Everyone always points at Sony for stumbling with their launch. But today paints a different picture with the other two consoles.
Sony tries hard and takes many risks, Nintendo look like they don't want to rock the boat. Saying that, this is only GDC, I wasn't expecting anything here. I mean, if they gave nothing in e3, they damn sure aren't giving anything here.
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks and people... they still have time to show stuff... GDC is not over.
This is GDC, we were lucky to get what we did, you big babies.
erm... everyone and his dog were hyping the Nintendo keynote.. claiming big new Wii games were going to be announced guess that went down the sh!tter @qface last time Nintendo were at GDC... they announced the Wii, so yeah... GDC is also about announcements MS announced Gears 2, while Sony announced Home and LBP at GDC
That's true, people are too thirsty for new information (either for personl or fanboy purposes) they expect big announcements at a games developers conference.
yeah im with you why some people are complaining i don't know its GDC not E3 since when did they say they were even gonna show anything at all heck since when was GDC even about reveals? the wii sd card thing is enough for me nintendo never once teased or said they had announcements for the GDC it was all just certain people hyping things up just because iwata wold be speaking
Another big let down to the 50 million Wii owners. More VC? woo-effin-hoo. Sure I'll happily play another DS Zelda but the DS HAS the good games whereas the Wii doesn't right now and it needed the love way more than it's little bro. I really, really expected something better this time. Maybe there actually is nothing good coming to the Wii that we don't know about. Still, there's always E3.
"There are rumours that Iwata-san is to announce a stable of new Wii titles, and with film crews being told not to film past the first five minutes of his keynote, he must surely have something big to announce. " Good thing they stopped those cameras.
Anyone could have predicted this...in fact everyone did predict this. what else is new. :/
Nintendo GDC and E3 are bound to be a failure. My god, lets hope Nintendos E3 is better then last years. Remember how Nintendos E3 08 made you feel. Just remember. I shed a few tears when I watched it :(
Phantom Hourglass is good, as well as the older portable Zelda games, what's everyones problem? I hope they're saving Wii announcements for E3. Although there's Punch Out on the way. The announcement for the SD card channel's a really good thing as well I think. I don't think the news is bad at all, could have been better though.
moving on. Zzzzzz......
this is why i don't play my wii
hopefully its like a snes style zelda, that would be effing awesome. I always thought it would be really cool if nintendo made a super mario world style game for wii ware. I really hope this is a good in depth game and not something extremely simple and straight foward.
Hmm yes i think many devoted long term fans would just be happy with an Fzero, Starfox, Pilotwings as i know i would.I just don't get why the likes of Pilotwings hasn't even been given a mention - such a great game deserving of another sequel At least Pikmin3 has already been confirmed? Nintendo are brilliant and i'm all for new stuff from them but a couple these games mentioned would be all that's needed to keep us long time Nintendo fans happy - just a couple
Just so you know this has been confirmed for DSi but not DS at present
I thought this was way more then what Nintendo did at GDC last year. Everyone needs to realize that Nintendo at E3 has to be good. Because there is no way they can do worse then last year.
Thats what I said last year too XD
mario - zelda - pokemon - mario again - zelda again - pokemon again - infinity loops are they have only these games??
...Zelda Tennis??? ;-D ...Zelda Kart??? ;-D ...Zelda GoldenEye??? ;-D ...Zelda Golf??? ;-D Or more Add-ons??? Zzzzzzzzz p.s i got a N64 if any Mad(are there any on this???)Wii fans start PM'in me!!!;)
MotionPlus? Where are you?
Its a no-show at GDC and its been delayed. My bets are that something has gone wrong with the tech.
Seems strange considering some titles seem ready to go with it, such as EA's new lineup.
Gotta love the responses here... A full year of crying over a HD and Nintendo announces a new shop channel and support for 32gig Sd cards and nobody notices? Nope just move on to the next complaint. same thing with E3 last year. People cried for VC, Nintendo announces it and everyone ignores it.. So you see why Nintendo doesnt announce things? When they do you haters just completely ignore it... Hey kids guess what? 3 Final Fantasy games are coming to Wii this year.. That's right 3 of them and also FF is coming to the VC. Oh but no games were announced. trolls.....
Maybe they should announce something.I have been gaming with Nintendo since the NES era as they have constantly pumped out huge great games with plenty of depth.Even when the Gamecube was in its time of drought,a new Zelda announcement was enough to satisfy me. Gamers wonder if Nintendo recognizes the core gamer who has stood by them since the beginning.Look at the Nintendo history and character line.They have Donkey Kong,Star Fox,Ness,Yoshi,Kirby,Luigi,Koo pa Troopa,Link,Captain Falcon and several others.Where are they? The Wii is successful.Its time to give these characters a chance to earn their time in the spotlight on the Wii.Those legendary franchises deserve to be on the Wii and the gamers deserve to enjoy them on the Wii. I'm glad their is a storage solution but hardware is one aspect of the Wii while software is the other crucial factor.
...because all the people that complain about one thing are the same people that complain about another, right? Durrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
It's generally the same crowd that complains, Alcohog.
If you're generalizing a group of people, sure. But lets be fair and rational here. That almost sounds funny asking for such a thing on N4G...lol.
Well it's not going always going to be the same people who complain but if I had to put a percent to it, I'd say about 70% of people who complain about this sort of thing do it for every single Nintendo event. Why can't people learn that GDC is not about announcing games? It's for developers to get together, but company's like Nintendo are nice enough to tide us over until things like E3 where we are actually suppose to hear about new games coming out. Yet, we whine and moan about every little thing, it's pretty pathetic.
Hmm an interesting concept in Zelda, ability to control and create enemies. If I'm not mistaken that is one thing you can do in persona 4 (at least controlling enemies I believe?) Either way I will more than likely give this one a try and breathe some more life in the DS around this house.
Now with footage.
as long as nintendo keeps the wind waker cel shaded style games on the ds and not the main consoles i'll be happy. Hopefully the dungeons in this game aren't as straight forward as they were in phantom hourglass.
I think the cel shaded looks work perfect for zelda... I really love the looks on the GCN..We wont see a new one like that ever again i guess =(.....
The music always makes my brains melt...T_T CANT WAIT =D
Thats the big announcement? What a crapload. To some it may be great but I don't have a DS and I could care less. Wheres some big Wii news? This is borderline the Wii Music announcement.
The new Zelda is gonna be sicknasty!! So far 09 is killer.
best storage solution i could have thought of........i mean this doesnt cost me a dime since i already have a 2gb sd card. Hard drives? who needs them?
The new Zelda is Super cool, and the storage Solution: Yesz! What? Oh you wanted to say something, DJ Khaled. "Wii da best!"
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