14
Sep
06

Wii are excited, but stable

Two things…

Wii.com has gone live, along with a news release from Nintendo Japan announcing ship date and release pricing for the Wii.

For those who don’t read Japanese and can’t puzzle it out (it’s up the top, above “WiiTM”) it’ll ship on 2nd December 2006 for ¥25 000. It also says that schedule and pricing for foreign countries will come in the next few days.

Following some links from wii.com back through the Wii page at Nintendo.co.jp we get to see a video of the Wii software lineup, as follows:

I’ve highlighted launch titles, and indicated by-the-end-of-the-year titles as per the Wii software lineup page.

  • Wii Sports
  • Forever Blue
  • Mario Strikers Charged
  • Excite Truck
  • Dragon Quest Swords
  • Dynasty Warriors Wave (December 2006)
  • Red Steel
  • Fire Emblem
  • Swing Golf Pangya
  • Super Mario Galaxy
  • Necro-Nesia
  • Super Surgery (Card?) Chaos (Tenative name)
  • Sonic and the Secret Ring
  • Wing Island
  • Pokemon Battle Revolution (December 2006)
  • Bleach Wii (December 2006)
  • One Piece Unlimited Adventure
  • Dragon Ball Z Sparkling Neo
  • SD Gundam Revolution (Tenative name)
  • Crayon Shin-chan (December 2006)
  • Tamagocchi
  • Introduction to Wii
  • Elebits
  • Rayman (December 2006)
  • Super Monkey Ball Oook Oook Party Great Gathering
  • Fishing Master (December 2006) (Tenative name)
  • Festival Master
  • Furi Furi (December 2006)
  • Harvest Moon Wii
  • Twiilight Princess
  • Colorinpa
  • Metroid Prime 3
  • Warioware Dance
  • Super Famicon Wars W
  • Bomberman Land
  • The Dog Island
  • Wii Music
  • Wii Yawaraka Head Training
  • Road Cool Domino
  • No-miso connecting puzzle Takoron
  • Cooking Mama (December 2006)
  • Project H.A.M.M.E.R
  • Biohazard Umbrella Chronicles
  • Twiilight Princess (so good, they showed it twice!)

I count 43 titles there. ^_^

Also, NES games will be ¥500, SNES games ¥800 and N64 games ¥1000.

The Wii Preview slides are a goldmine, and include videos of the Virtual Console.

Did I mention that Zelda: Twiilight Princess is a launch title?

Along with 15 other launch titles, and another 11 titles by the end of the year.

Oh, dude, yay!

Oh, and the second thing…

17:01 <@usotsuki> Debian’s definition of “stable” is different from what most people call “stable”
17:01 <@usotsuki> that’s good and bad
17:02 < TBBle> Nope, it’s pretty much what everyone except computer users mean by “stable”. Think about it in the geological sense, for example. Or the chemical sense.
17:02 <@usotsuki> lol
17:02 < TBBle> ie “If you don’t touch it, it won’t randomly explode”

Wii(仮称)

Edit: Found the Wii software lineup page, and so fixed my video listing above.

Edit: Forgot the AmazonJP link. ^_^

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