Pojo's Friday News Page
June 17th - 2005
Nintendo reveals more details of new Mario games for
Revolution and DS
As rumours surrounding the the Nintendo Revolution
controller continue to fly around the net, Shigeru Miyamoto
has confirmed that the Japanese giant is keeping the design
under wraps for fear of plagiarism by rivals.
Industry experts analyze Microsoft's Xbox 360, Sony's
PlayStation 3, and Nintendo's Revolution.
At the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show in Los
Angeles, the video game industry took a giant step forward
with the announcement of three next-generation consoles.
Most hardcore gamers already have the specs memorized, but
if you don't, you'll want to read our coverage of
Microsoft's Xbox 360, Sony's PlayStation 3, and Nintendo's
No High Definition Support For Revolution
Lower Hardware Costs, but at an Expense?
Instead of going all out on technology and creating an all
new level of complexity and expenses for developers,
Nintendo propose an easy and affordable system for both
those who use the machine and those who create the games
however leading several critics to dismiss the machine from
the next generation race at this early stage.
Pokemon Diamond/Pearl Rumors
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl are going to be revealed sooner
than you would think. The games are going to be revealed to
the general public at Pokémon Festa 2005, which will take
place in Tokyo, Japan on July 17th, 2005. Until then, you'll
just have to continue playing Pokemon Emerald.
TJ Collectibles in New England stages Pokemon
In their admittedly uphill battle against online competitors
such as eBay, Tom and Judy Shea, owners of TJ Collectibles,
have found at least one way to fight back.
Through a face-to-face, in-person forum that no Internet
site can provide, the Sheas bring people together to compete
in "collectible" card game tournaments, such as one held
yesterday for enthusiasts of all things "Pokemon," -- the
alternatively cute or freakish cartoon characters who answer
to such names as Venomoth, Jigglypuff and Pikachu among
hundreds of others.
Win some Pokémon!
Nintendo Australia open another competition...
To compliment the recent launch of Pokémon Emerald on Game
Boy Advance here in Australia, Nintendo are now running
compeition in which you can win a Limited Edition Emerald
Pack, containing a limited edition green GBA SP and the
click here, and answer the following question in 25
words or less:
If you were a Pokémon® Trainer what would your ultimate
party of six Pokémon be and why?
Upper Deck Entertainment Hosts Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card
Game U.S. National Championship Tournament in Columbus, Ohio
The nation's best Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Duelists will
duke it out for the chance to represent the United States in
the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championship tournament as
Upper Deck Entertainment hosts the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG U.S.
National Championship tournament in Columbus, Ohio. The
National Championship event will be held at the Greater
Columbus Convention Center during the Origins International
Gaming Expo on Saturday, July 2.
The top four finalists will not only earn a spot to
represent the United States, but will also battle over
twenty-five competing countries from around the world for
the coveted title as "Yu-Gi-Oh! King of Games." These
countries include Japan, Philippines, Australia, Brazil,
Switzerland, and Canada to name a few. The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
World Championship event will be held August 6-7 in Tokyo,