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“Nintendo” and “Beem” rumoured as Project Café names

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We're just two days away from Nintendo's E3 conference, and rumoured names of the company's new console are pouring in. One that's been floated before and cropped up again today is "Beem." Apparently, someone has b...

Project Café: crazy internet rumours just might be true

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A 4chan poster who goes by the user name "Round Cactus" posted a pretty steep list of upcoming Project Café software around the middle of May that is looking more and more legitimate as we get closer to E3. The pos...

Rumour: More than one Mario game at E3

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We already know Super Mario 3DS is in development, and Nintendo is bound to show it off at E3, but there are rumours of one more Mario game headed to the show this year. Supposed retail listings have been leaked, p...

Hints of third party Café support, other pre-E3 hype worthy tidbits

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During the latest episode of GameTrailers' Invisible Walls, that site's Editor in Chief hinted that he had heard there were "big third-party announcements" on the way for Project Café to be shown at E3 this year. Dur...

Project Café controller details confirmed

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Japanese business newspaper Nikkei has confirmed much of what was already rumoured regarding Nintendo's upcoming Wii successor, at least where the controller is concerned. The Wii 2's controller will include a six ...

Project Café Controller Mock-up

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With the reveal of Nintendo's Wii successor (variously known as Project Café, Wii 2, and Stream) still one agonizing week away, I thought it would be fun to put together a rough model of what the system's touch scre...

Rumour: Project Café to include HD Virtual Console games

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A new, pretty shaky, rumour making its rounds across the internet is that Project Café's Virtual Console store will include HD versions of classic games. Despite this not coming from the most reliable of sources, s...

Project Café: The Comprehensive Report (updated May 24)

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Since April 14, 2011, rumours regarding Nintendo’s next generation console, codenamed "Project Café," have been rapidly accruing. On April 25th, Nintendo officially confirmed that development of the system was under...

Fanboy speculation masquerading as rumour: New Super Smash Bros. for Café, E3 bound

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A site named The Great Gaming Crusade claims to have an inside source that Super Smash Bros. 4 is in development for Project Café and will be revealed at E3 2011. Of course, such a game is very likely to be in deve...

Fake Project Café video is fake

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A few days ago I posted a ridiculously fake video of what was supposed to be a bit of Nintendo's Project Café/Wii 2/Stream at a "private developer conference" (see above). Well, there is no additional need to claim...

Rumour: Wii 2/Project Café controller to include camera

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Develop is reporting that Nintendo's Project Café, Wii 2, or Stream, controller will include a front-facing camera. Develop's source also confirmed many of the rumours regarding the system's controller already in c...

Hilariously fake video of Project Café at “private developer conference”

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I've seen poorly done fakes in my time, but this has to rank as one of the absolute worst. I'm posting this only for amusement. As you can see, the Café's controller does appear to feature a 6" screen as rumoured. ...

E3 2011: Predictions for Nintendo’s Conference

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Nintendo's E3 press conference will be held on June 7, 2011 at 9am PST. We know the company will be debuting its new, much rumoured about, Project Café home console, but not much else. I've decided to let a combina...

10 Hopes and Dreams for Project Café, Part 2: Nintendo’s Catch-Up

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Welcome to the second half of my two-part article on 10 hopes and dreams for Project Café. You can read part 1 of my article, which focused on the controller and its famous screen here. In part 2, I will consider th...

Tecmo Koei has Project Café launch game aspirations

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During a Tecmo Koei earnings briefing, CEO Yoichi Erikawa said he is hoping to have launch titles ready for Nintendo's upcoming, unnamed, Project Café system. Erikawa's argument was that his company is known to get...

IGN builds a “Wii2″

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We're still a month away from Project Café's E3 unveiling, and reliable rumours have dried up. That leaves plenty of time for idle speculation, and in IGN's case, scientific experimentation. The site decided to put...

Ubisoft: we can bring 360/PS3 games to Project Café

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Finally, something about Project Café that's not a rumour. Nintendo's Wii has famously and unfortunately missed out on a lot of major multi-platform titles this generation due largely to its extraordinarily weaker ...

10 Hopes and Dreams for Project Café, Part 1: Controller Screen Fever

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We're still a month away from Nintendo's big reveal of their next home console, known right now only as Project Café, but descriptions of the system so far have left many scratching their heads. A screen with a con...

Project Café rumours: no hard-drive, 25GB optical discs

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Sources speaking to Kotaku claim that Nintendo's next home console, codenamed Project Café, will lack a hard drive, but include 8GB of flash memory. That's a sizable leap from the Wii's 512MB, but well behind the 25...

Iwata admits Nintendo needs outside help for online development

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During a recent Q&A with investors, Nintendo President Iwata admitted that his company was unable to keep pace with changes in the industry during development of the Wii's online component. He praised his company's...

Iwata wants Wii successor to be more attractive to third parties

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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has admitted third party developers didn't latch on to the Wii the way they so successfully did with the DS. In part, he feels the especially-unique design of the DS differentiated i...

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