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Wendy’s & Nintendo team up to give away Wii systems, Wii games or Wii Points cards

Posted by Aaron on Monday, May 21, 2007

Wendy’s & Nintendo have announced a sweet(pun intended lol 😛 ) contest. When you buy a Wendy’s Frosty Float you will get a code on the cup then you enter said code at http://www.frostyfloat.com/ and see if you have instantly won one of 800 Wii systems, 800 Wii games or 800 Wii Points™ cards! You can also enter without purchasing anything by visiting http://www.frostyfloat.com/index.tbapp?page=alternate_form once a day.

Check out the full press release after the jump 😀

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Nintendo Announces Summer DS/Wii Lineup

Posted by Aaron on Monday, May 21, 2007

The DS and Wii game drought is going to be over soon. Today Nintendo revealed it’s summer lineup for the DS and Wii. Some of the more high profiles games are Mario Strikers Charged, Metroid Prime 3 Corruption and Boogie for the Wii and Picross DS, Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trials and Tribulations for the DS. Check out the press release for the full list of games after the jump 🙂

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Virtual Console Monday: Donkey Kong Country 2, Streets of Rage 2 & Blazing Lazers

Posted by Aaron on Monday, May 21, 2007

Nintendo has released three new classics for the Wii Virtual Console. They are Donkey Kong Country 2, Streets of Rage 2 & Blazing Lazers. Check out below for more info.

Donkey Kong Country 2™: Diddy’s Kong Quest™ (SNES®, 1-2 players, 800 Wii Points): In the sequel to the immensely popular Donkey Kong Country™, Diddy Kong® gets the spotlight, along with his girlfriend, Dixie Kong™ – a great little monkey with a dangerous ponytail. The action starts on the wreck of King K. Rool’s Gangplank Galleon that has apparently broken up on a reef offshore from the Kremlings’ Island. Diddy and his friends will have to work together to rescue Donkey Kong®, exploring all the hidden areas of the Kremlings’ island: a spooky haunted forest, treacherous swamps, a giant beehive oozing with sticky honey and lava-filled caves, just to name a few.

Streets of Rage™ 2 (Sega Genesis, 1-2 players, 800 Wii Points): To celebrate their defeat of the Syndicate exactly one year before, Blaze, Adam and Axel met for drinks. The next morning, Axel received a frantic phone call from Eddie “Skate” Hunter, Adam’s younger brother, whom he was living with on the edge of the city. Blaze and Axel found Adam and Skate’s house wrecked, and a picture showing Adam chained up at the feet of Mr. X. The city then once again returned to its nightmarish state as criminals ran rampant. Unable to contact their old friend in artillery, Axel and Blaze team up with Skate and Max Thunder to free the city and rescue Adam from the Syndicate. It is up to you to take down Mr. X once and for all.

Blazing Lazers (TurboGrafx16, 1 player, 600 Wii Points): Blazing Lazers is a vertical-scrolling shooter that was praised for surpassing the limitations of the hardware of its time. Players control the extraordinary firepower of their Gunhed Star Fighter to take on the Dark Squadron that has begun its invasion of Earth. Collect power-ups to increase your ship’s battle strength so it can cut through enemies and defeat the bosses in all nine areas. Of course, as part of the “Soldier” series, the game contains a good combination of fast-paced speed with catchy, drum-propelled background music, coupled with the Field Thunder that can be used to destroy enemies in one fell swoop for the ultimate sense of satisfaction. With its fine-tuned difficulty levels, Blazing Lazers is a shooting game that anyone can enjoy.

For more information about Wii, please visit wii.com.

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