“For the last two generations, Nintendo’s primary consoles landed second and third in the three-way leg races for console supremacy.” via Edge Online.
“He said Nintendo of America expects about $600 million in sales this year, compared with $300 million in 1986, and will boost its market share to 80 percent from 70 percent last year. Atari, Sega and INTV are the main competitors.” via SeattlePI.
While watching an episode of Game Center CX I saw this arcade machine that I did not now existed. In the video you are given a printed card that works in the Mario Kart arcade with your stats and can be put into any other Mario Kart machine to retrieve the stats. Anyone seen one […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
“This year, My Famicase Exhibition is 58 carts strong. Like a lot of art, some of the cartridges are social commentary, and some are even politically charged like Bush Jr. from Tokyo-based British designer Hawken King. In an interesting twist, King has created Donkey Kong websites for marketing in Europe.” via Kotaku
The commission, Europe’s antitrust agency, fined Nintendo for anticompetitive behavior, along with seven of its European distributors, after it found they had taken part in an agreement aimed at keeping lower-priced U.K. products from being sold elsewhere in the European Union between 1991 and 1998. via .com.
Steve Wiebe, famed King of Kong underdog, just got 500 more pounds of incentive. UGO is reporting that Stride Gum is offering the one-time Donkey Kong champ $10,001 in quarter if he’s able to beat Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong high score. The current score sits at 1,050,200. via Kotaku
MushroomKingdom is a theme for all of the Super Mario Bros. fans out there. It features a landscape-style background, colorful icons with personality, and pipe scrollbars. Large icons are 32px and small are 24px. via Firefox Add-ons
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