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Updates and Changes in Nintendo's Future

Filed under: GameCube | Nintendo DS
Posted by Lunabean on April 2, 2004 5:20 PM
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Nintendo
Nintendo issued a Press Release yesterday disclosing information revealed at a NYC analyst briefing regarding new products on tap for 2004. Among those products are the Nintendo DS (name soon to be changed), a GBA Wireless Adapter and an exciting list of upcoming games. CNNMoney's Chris Morris has today published his own article which includes interesting insight on these new products.

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Nintendo Press Release

Nintendo Announces Innovative Updates for 2004

At a New York City analyst briefing today, Nintendo provided an
update on some of the new and exciting products on tap for 2004,
including new accessories and content for the best-selling Game Boy?
Advance and Nintendo GameCube?.

-- The Game Boy? Advance Wireless Adapter, which allows
players to compete head-to-head without the use of cords,
will be packaged with the September release of Pokemon?
Fire Red and Pokemon? Leaf Green. In Japan, more than 2
million copies of Pokemon Fire Red and Pokemon Leaf Green
featuring the Game Boy Advance Wireless Adapter have been
sold since their launch at the end of January. The June 28
release of Mario Golf?: Advance Tour for Game Boy Advance
also will make use of the adapter, which will be sold
separately.

-- Game Boy? Advance Video, remarkable new video paks that
allow two cartoon episodes to be played on the Game Boy
Advance, will be available in June.

-- Upcoming games for Nintendo GameCube include the release of
WarioWare?, Inc.: Mega Party Game$ on April 5; Custom
Robo? on May 10; The Legend of Zelda?: Four Swords
Adventures on June 7; Pikmin? 2 in August; Donkey
Konga? in September; and Paper Mario 2?, Geist,
Metroid? Prime 2, Star Fox? 2, Mario Tennis? and Mario
Party? 6 in the fourth quarter. Nintendo also announced the
upcoming release of the higher-capacity 1019 Memory Card for
Nintendo GameCube.

-- Game Boy Advance will see the release of the Classic NES?
Series on June 7. Eight retro games from the 1980s make a
comeback in a hand-held version at an MSRP of $19.99 each.
More than 900,000 of these classic games sold in four weeks
in Japan.

-- Other upcoming Game Boy Advance titles include Mario vs.
Donkey Kong? on May 24; Hamtaro? 4 in July; F-Zero? 2
in September; and Mario Pinball?, Donkey Kong? Country
2, Mario Tennis, a new Kirby? game and a hand-held Mario
Party? title in the fourth quarter.

Game titles and release dates are subject to change









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