Sunday, June 26, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Says Scorpio System will Not Offer Higher Frame Rates With Xbox One Games
China to Regulate Search Results Ads
HTC Apologizes For Poor Results, Pins Hopes On VR
MediaTek To Invest $6.15 billion on 5G Communication Technologies
EU, United States Strengthen Data Transfer Pact
BitTorrent Now Music And Video App Launched
Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu
3-D pens And Moldable Earbuds Appear At CE Week Gadget Show
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Games > Nintend...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Nintendo, IGN Entertainment Join Forces to Create a New Portable Gaming Network


Nintendo is partnering with IGN Entertainment to create an innovative network for portable video games that is not only expansive but also extremely easy for everyone to use

Set to debut later this year, the wireless service for Nintendo DS(TM) will use IGN's GameSpy Technology to let people around the world link easily and wirelessly to play games, just as if they were playing face-to-face.

"With minimum setup procedures, Nintendo DS owners will be able to enjoy Wi-Fi gaming just as easily as if they were playing with their friends in the same room," explains Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of sales & marketing. "To realize this simple and seamless transition to Wi-Fi gaming, we're partnering with one of the leaders in the multiplayer gaming world. Accessing the service will require no added Nintendo subscription charges, whether users hook up using a home broadband Wi-Fi connection or access a Wi-Fi hotspot at a coffee shop, library or elsewhere. It doesn't get any easier than that."

The service will be used by a variety of upcoming games, including the previously announced Animal Crossing(R) DS. Other titles will be revealed in the coming weeks. When using the service, DS owners can choose whether they would like to play with friends or strangers, whether nearby or on the other side of the world.

The service represents the first foray by IGN's GameSpy into portable games.

"We're excited to bring the technology that powers more than 300 PC and console video games to Nintendo's innovative wireless platform. Now developers can easily and confidently add advanced matchmaking, community and other multiplayer services to their Nintendo DS games," says Mark Stieglitz, general manager of IGN Entertainment's GameSpy Technology Group. "We're honored that Nintendo is choosing IGN's GameSpy as their middleware partner, and look forward to a very long relationship."


Previous
Next
AMD And Crytek Join Forces to Unveil Action-Packed Far Cry 64-Bit Game        All News        ADS Tech's New USB 2.0 Mini Drive Kit Extends Capacity
AMD And Crytek Join Forces to Unveil Action-Packed Far Cry 64-Bit Game     Games News      PSP UMD Cracked

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nintendo Treehouse: Live at E3 Highlights Upcoming Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Releases
Nintendo The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Game Coming in 2017 On Nintendo NX Entertainment System
Nintendo NX To Have VR Support
Nintendo to Enter The Movie Business
Nintendo To Offer Next Mobile Games For Free
Nintendo 'NX' Gaming Platform Coming Next year
Nintendo Miitomo App For Mobile Devices Launches in the U.S.
Nintendo Says Miitomo Has Already Amassed Over 1 Million Users
Nintendo's 'Miitomo' Mobile App Launched In Japan
Nintendo Cuts Annual Outlook On Weak Sales, NX Console Launch Remains On Track
Nintendo Opens Preregistration for Miitomo, Its First Smartphone App
Nintendo Outlines Plans For New Membership Service, First Mobile App Miitomo

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .