News Archives for: December 2001

Nintendo: Speed up production!
Posted on December 10, 2001 @ 10:24 PM EST by: Hairball
Nintendo has announced that it will increase its next shipments of GameCubes by 520,000 systems to North America. According to them, they've sold out all 740,000 GameCubes that were at launch.

By March 2002, Nintendo expects to sell over 4.5 million GameCubes...wow, that's a lot of Cube...

Link: http://cube.ign.com/news/40372.html

GCN Launch in Europe: Spring 2002
Posted on December 10, 2001 @ 3:48 PM EST by: Hairball
It seems like the Nintendo GameCube will indeed be released next spring in Europe. At least that's what those geniuses at PlanetGameCube said... via GamesRadar.

An exact date, and pricing details were not announced.

Link: http://www.planetgamecube.com/news.cfm?action=item&id=2436

Super Mario Advance 2 Renamed
Posted on December 9, 2001 @ 3:21 PM EST by: Hairball
Super Mario Advance 2, a game coming soon for the Game Boy Advance has been renamed Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2. This name makes the game a little more obvious to the consumer. This game though, is a port of Super Mario World from the Super NES, and includes the same Mario Bros. arcade game as the previous SMA.

IGN Pocket has the box art posted too, click on the link below to see it.

Link: http://pocket.ign.com/news/40348.html

Super Smash Bros. Melee is here!
Posted on December 4, 2001 @ 10:11 PM EST by: Hairball
Well, it may or may not be. According to Nintendo though, Super Smash Bros. Melee shipped yesterday, and the game should be in stores today, or tomorrow in North America.

That's all I have to say.