Super Nintendo (SNES9X) Emulator for PSPgo via HBL Arrives

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202w ago - A few months ago we caught the first glimpse of the Half Byte Loader for Sony's PSPgo, and although PSP homebrew such as emulators didn't work back then Japanese developer Ruka has just released a Super Nintendo emulator (SNES9X) that now works with HBL on PSPgo consoles.

Download: SNES9X v0.02 y33 0032 for PSPgo FW 6.20 / Half Byte Loader Beta 1.0 - R85 - Distributable

To quote, roughly translated:

y33 Ruka Optimize Version Changelog:

What's new?

• Development environment was changed from PS2SDK to PSPSDK.
• Support Half-Byte Loader.
• Emulation processing improvements.
 

Hermes Updates uLoader to 5.0 for the Nintendo Wii!

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211w ago - Every once and awhile we post the milestone updates to uLoader, and today Hermes has updated uLoader for the Nintendo Wii console to version 5.0.

Download: uLoader v5.0 for Nintendo Wii / cIOS Installer (Port 1)

From the ReadMe file, v5.0 Changes:

• Improved cheats support allowing files with 4 chars ID for WiiWare and other things

• WDM file support (put it in folder sd:/ codes or usb:/ codes). You can use 3, 4 or 6 chars for the ID

• Added self-selection using 4 chars on the covers id for Wiiware and removed WiiWare title display when adding a PNG file as icon

Version 5.0 'Good Bye' (needs cIOS 222-223 v4 (from 3.0) at least. New v5.0 versions (IOS 37,38, 57 y 60 no merged). Use the cIOS installer included.

It support NAND emulation for saves, DLC, Wiiware/VC and others news things.

Thanks to ookheldaroo by uLoader icon

1) Copy "apps" folder to your SD

2) Launch cIOS 222 Installer aplicaction. Remenber you it is a different version to use with uLoader. You have the possibility to install cIOS 202 (homebrew), cIOS 222 (uloader) and cIOS 223 (uLoader...
 

Video: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Nintendo Wii Trailer is Released

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211w ago - Earlier today we saw a fresh Metroid: Other M video, and now Nintendo has made available a new Super Mario Galaxy 2 Wii trailer.

The video comes courtesy of cortjezter via YouTube, and is meant to coincide with a recent play session at Nintendo's office, which reveals footage of the new Rock Mario power-up, a "Light Yoshi" power-up, and some new levels.

Gameplay will be similar to the first Super Mario Galaxy, with a focus on platforming based on and around 3D planets with varying sizes and landscapes. The protagonist Mario will be able to ride the bipedal dinosaur Yoshi, who can use his tongue to swing across gaps, as well as eat different fruits that give him different powers, such as speed boosts, the ability to inflate like a balloon, or reveal secret paths.

While the player retains the ability to collect Star Bits with the blue Star Pointer from the first game, the Star Pointer is replaced by a red dot when riding Yoshi, which allows the player to aim and control his tongue. This can be used for swinging off objects, pulling levers or, like in previous games, swallowing enemies and spitting them out.

Old mechanics will be returning from Super Mario Galaxy, such...
 

Video: Metroid: Other M Nintendo Wii Gameplay Trailer Arrives

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211w ago - Today Nintendo has updated the Metroid.com Web site with a brand new trailer video featuring gameplay from the upcoming Wii game Metroid: Other M.

The video can be seen below courtesy of nintendolife via YouTube, with only a few months to go until the game is released in the US (this summer) followed by Europe later in the year.

The game takes place between Super Metroid and Metroid Fusion. Other M opens with a cinematic showing the final battle with Mother Brain at the conclusion of Super Metroid.

After escaping the exploding Planet Zebes, Samus awakens on a Galactic Federation ship. After leaving, she receives a distress call from a dormant "Bottle Ship", which is floating a short distance away from a Federation vessel.

Upon stepping into the ship, Samus encounters a group of GF soldiers, led by Anthony Higgs, who fought alongside her before she left the GF military. She also meets Adam Malkovich, who used to be her commanding officer when she was in the Federation Army.

Something happened that caused Samus to leave the army, causing Adam to be standoffish and guarded, calling Samus an "outsider" and ordering his team not to reveal any details of their mission to her.

However, after defeating a large, purple...
 

Nintendo Announces the 3DS, 3D Effects Without Special Glasses

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212w ago - At E3, Nintendo will be introducing new hardware, the Nintendo 3DS, which is described as allowing games to be "enjoyed with 3D effects without the need for any special glasses."

It is not yet known how the 3D effects will work, but it is possible that it could work like this Japan-only DSiWare game.

According to Nintendo, the product will go on sale between April 2010 and March 2011.

To quote: The DS XL isn't even out in the US yet, but Nintendo is already lining up its successor.

Nintendo describes the system as a successor to the DS series, but it will also play DS and DSi titles. The 3DS is a temporary name according to Nintendo's short press release, but more details on the machine will be revealed at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo.

The 3DS will be Nintendo's fifth iteration of the DS hardware. The original DS was launched back in 2004 in the US and Japan and 2005 in Europe and Australia.

Since then, the DS Lite and DSi have been launched worldwide, slimming the machine down and offering brighter screens. The DSi XL is the latest version of the hardware and launched earlier this month in Europe and is set to arrive in the US on March 28.

Earlier this year, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said a new DS would feature...
 







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