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March 25, 2009

GDC’09: Nintendo’s GDC 2009 keynote

Filed under: Nintendo,Virtual Console,Wii — Tags: , , , , , , — technofranki @ 20:03

Satoru Iwata held Nintendo’s GDC 2009 keynote today, well covered by Joystiq.com. There some great new from that keynote. The most waited for is a firmware update for Nintendo Wii which let you use an SD-card as storage to download to or launch software from. Firmware version is 4.0 and is available now.

Nintendo also announced Virtual Console Arcade which let you download old arcade games. Four games are available today: Gaplus (Namco Bandai), Mappy (Namco Bandai), The Tower Of Druaga (Namco Bandai) and Starforce (Tecmo). Space Harrier (Sega) and Solvalou (Namco Bandai) will be available later.

gdcvcarcade2Picture from Joystiq.com

Also a new Zelda game for the DS was announced; Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (tentative title). Pictures are from Joystiq.com.

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