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Bioshock Infinite’s multiplayer modes axed — Rumour

Kotaku is reporting that two of the rumored multiplayer modes to be found in Irrational’s hotly-anticipated FPS Bioshock Infinite did indeed exist, but that they have since been cancelled.

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Wii Music headlines

  • Iwata: 3 Wii titles have the "potential" to sell 10 million this year

    Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has said he sees three titles being released this year – Wii Sports Resort, New Super Mario Bros Wii and Wii Fit Plus – to sell over ten million units. “I believe each of these three software titles have the potential to surpass 10 million copies worldwide in the whole fiscal […]

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  • Wii Music to be part of 50 US schools' curriculum

    The Wii Music Program is expected to be in 50 different cities across the country soon, and a Washington, DC elementary school is one of the first to implement the program. The initiative is not meant to “teach” music, but to get students interested in arts and music by way of interaction. The new program […]

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  • Nintendo strikes deal to put Wii Music in US schools

    Nintendo has announced that thanks to what it calls “newly formed collaborations with select schools and educators,” its Wii console together with Wii Music will be part of the curriculum in some schools in America. “The goal of Wii Music is to inspire people of all ages to enjoy music,” said NoA executive VP, Cammie […]

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  • October NPD: Wii Music to be "evergreen title," says Dunaway

    While NPD figures showed today that Wii Music had an 81k sell through in America in October – just a tenth of Wii Fit in its launch month – Nintendo’s Cammie Dunaway said the company wasn’t worried and predicted that the game would be a Wii “an evergreen title”. “You’ll see in [the NPD sales] […]

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  • Miyamoto: "Wii Music development was relatively easy"

    Speaking to Rolling Stone, Nintendo super-chief Shigeru Miyamoto’s claimed that the development of Wii Music was a doddle. Well, we didn’t want to say anything, but… “I just turned the game on one day and all of a sudden there was a cheerleader,” he said. “From that sense I would say that Wii Music was […]

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  • Wii Music launch trailer released

    After the break. It shows four people standing in front of a telly have the time of their lives, despite the opinions of IGN. Go watch. By Mike Bowden

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  • Full Wii Music tracklist revealed

    VideogamesBlogger has it. There are 48 titles in total including such classics as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Over the Waves by Juventino Rosas and La Cucaracha. We can’t wait. Find out all 48 songs through there. By Mike Bowden

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  • Wii Music is a 5/10, say IGN

    IGN’s reviewed Wii Music to a 5/10 score, as you can see here. Not that it’ll make a blind bit of difference to its sales, but there we are. Snip: I think most adults will quickly recognize that Wii Music is little more than a noise maker tied to a series of gestures and grow […]

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  • Wii Music packaging reveals licensed songs

    This Variety report details Wii Music’s 14 licensed tracks, taken from the instruction manual. Let’s hope there’s nothing religiously sensitive in there. And the line-up is: “Chariots of Fire” theme song by Vangelis “Daydream Believer” by John Stewart (made famous by The Monkees) “Every Breath You Take” by Sting “I’ll be There,” originally performed by […]

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  • Watch Wii Music crucify the Zelda theme tune

    After the break. We’re not quite sure what to say about this, really. Watch out for the men in dog suits and the rainbows, and all. Wii Music’s out in November in Europe. Thanks, GoNintendo.

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  • Wii Music - How to use its instruments in video

    Here it comes. Nintendo of America has posted up a ton of videos of what Wii Music’s like to play. Check out the “marching snare”. It’s out on November 14 in Europe.

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  • First few Wii Music tracks revealed

    Siliconera has taken a look at the Wii Music Japanese site and unearthed the first few confirmed tracks for the game. There’s six of them in all: My Grandfather’s Clock Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Ode to Joy Super Mario Brothers Theme The Legend of Zelda Animal Crossing Wild World Awesome. Game launches in Japan in a […]

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  • Fils-Aime: Wii Music is a difficult game, will be top Nintendo seller

    Speaking to VentureBeat at the US Nintendo Media Summit last week, NoA boss Reggie Fils-Aime slapped down talk of Wii Music being an simple game, saying it’s difficult to master and the title’s E3 debut made it look too easy. “What’s powerful in Wii Music is this juxtaposition of something that looks so simple but […]

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  • Nintendo announces Q4 line-up, confirms Wii Music date

    Nintendo’s released details of its fourth quarter line-up, dating Wii Music for the UK in the process. Miyamoto’s latest will release on November 14. The full list’s on Electronic Theatre, including the previously reported December date for Animal Crossing.

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  • Wii Music dated for October 20

    According to a ton of reports, Nintendo’s dates Wii Music for October 20, presumably in the US. Nothing specific for Europe yet, but we’ll give Nintendo a shout this morning.

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  • New Wii Music screens released

    We missed these last night through an extreme case of bleary-eye. Nintendo’s put out some new shots of Wii Music, as you can see on Eurogamer. No date for Miyamoto’s latest yet.

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  • LittleBigPlanet will suck, says GameDaily

    GameDaily has published a top ten of “games that will probably suck,” and LittleBigPlanet leads the charge at number one. “Despite the cute characters, this is nothing more than a glorified version of PowerPoint fuelled by gamers hoping to make their own ‘presentations’,” says the piece. “Talented players will create interesting and perhaps fun designs. […]

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  • Wii Music Japan in October rumour firms up

    Nintendo may have said it was rumour, but according to this Kotaku piece Wii Music will release in Japan on October 16. The game will feature over 50 songs and over 60 musical instruments. Still no official word on this from Nintendo.

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  • Nintendo dismisses Wii Music Japan date rumour

    Nintendo’s branded a NeoGAF thread saying Wii Music had been dated in Japan today as chatter. “Purely rumour and speculation,” a spokesperson told VG247 this afternoon. It was claimed that Nintendo’s casual title was given an October 16 release. Still no official information on Wii Music, other than what was seen at E3.

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