News Archives for: September 2001

The Modded Front-lit GBA
Posted on September 25, 2001 @ 8:23 PM EDT by: Hairball
A site called Portable Monopoly has finally got their modified "front-lit" GBA working, to show Nintendo that a light for the system would not have hurt it, and that they were doing this to save money, since they basically have a monopoly on handheld games...

Link: http://www.portablemonopoly.com/

Nintendo GameCube Released in Japan
Posted on September 14, 2001 @ 4:00 PM EDT by: Hairball
The next Nintendo console, the Nintendo GameCube has been released to stores across Japan. The system sells for 25,000, Luigi's Mansion, the GameCube flagship title will go for 6,800.

IGN Cube has some pictures of the Japanese GameCube, and boxes, and other stuff like that.

Link: http://cube.ign.com/news/38283.html

Wario Land 4 in November
Posted on September 13, 2001 @ 5:38 PM EDT by: Hairball
The next game to the Wario Land series, Wario Land 4 for the Game Boy Advance is scheduled for release throughout North America on November 19, 2001. This title has already been released in Japan for quite some time now, but it sure isn't getting a lot of hype.

Source: Nintendo.ca

Luigi's Mansion Box Art
Posted on September 6, 2001 @ 7:59 PM EDT by: Hairball
Futureshop.ca, the online store to the big Canadian electronics store, Future Shop, has posted lots of various GameCube box art, including one for Luigi's Mansion. The game will also be priced for $69.99 CDN...



Source: Futureshop.ca