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    Roundup: Nintendo of Japan Conference

    Here's a round-up of the key points made by Nintendo at todays conference in Japan.

    * Japanese launch date of December 2nd 2006.

    * Prices for Virtual console games will be 500 Yen ($4.25, £2.26) for NES, 800 Yen ($6.80, £3.61) for SNES and 1000 Yen ($8.50, £4.52) for N64. Bought by credit card or Wii ponts card.

    * 30 Nintendo games and 30 PC Engine/Megadrive (Turbo-Grafx/Genesis) games before end of year. Ten new virtual console games every month after that.

    * Official website http://www.wii.com is now Live and will be updated with new content as the shows progress.

    * The contents of the Wii package will include:

    Wii console
    Wii remote (w/ strap)
    nunchuck attachment
    Wii AC adaptor
    Wii A/V cable
    Wii console stand
    sensor bar + stand
    2x AA batteries.

    * The price for the package will be 25,000 Yen ($212, £113) price inc tax.

    * The Wiimote seperately will cost 3,800 Yen ($32, £17) with the classic controller costing 1800 Yen ($15, £8) , and 1800 Yen ($15, £8) for the nunchuck attachment.

    * 16 titles from ten publishers will be available at lunch. The cost of the games will be 4,800 Yen ($40, £22) to 6,800 Yen ($58, £31).

    * The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess will cost 6,800 Yen ($58, £31).

    * Wii Sports will not be a pack-in game, it will be bought seperately to the cost of 4,800 Yen ($40, £22) and include five sports games.

    * Japanese launch titles include:

    Lengend of Zelda: TP
    WarioWare
    Wii Sports
    "Your First Wii Games"
    Red Steel
    SD Gundam Revolution
    Tamagotchi,
    "Ennichi no Tastsujin"
    Trauma Center
    Elebits
    Necro-nesia
    Monkey Bal
    Pangya Golf
    Wing Island
    Kororinpa (Marble Madness-style game)
    Machariku Domino (a domino game)

    * 34 Playable games at the event.

    * Offiicial Wii website lists 24 Virtual Console publishers.

    * WiiConnect24 will feature a BBS-like message board system that can cross-post to and from cell phones, computers and other Wii consoles.
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    So wait.....There was no Japan release date given? Or is it 2nd of December like one of the pictures show?

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    Quote Originally Posted by m7ticalm
    So wait.....There was no Japan release date given? Or is it 2nd of December like one of the pictures show?
    oops, that was an important thing to miss off

    - Added 2nd December launch date (Japan)

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    For a second, i thought that they didnt release the release date again!

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    hey good sum up i have been posting some new about it like Mii and the packagine i love the new menus and the channels but they didnt say how you would type
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    Haha, Thanks a ton! Very happy/excited about all this!

    Edit--- If that was the conference whats happing tonight?

    I want coverage of it as well!
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    The Japanese prices seem very reasonable.

    Let's see what prices will be for RIP OFF Britain...I predict:

    £50 - £55 per game

    £180 for the system

    £8.50 for N64 downloads

    We shall see...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wishale
    Haha, Thanks a ton! Very happy/excited about all this!

    Edit--- If that was the conference whats happing tonight?

    I want coverage of it as well!
    Nintendo of America conference is scheduled to start in 50mins, keep an eye on this thread:

    http://www.wiichat.com/nintendo-wii-...rk-2pm-uk.html

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