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March 9, 2001
Zelda for Gamecube going multi-disc?
More information has been given to me regarding Zelda CUBED. It is more
than likely going to be a multi-disc game (more that one disc). This game is
going to be very expansive, covering 3 to 4 different versions of Hyrule.
The source close to me had this to say. The game will more than likely have you
traveling back and forth through the worlds correcting mistakes that your
ancestors have done in previous games. When asked how will that work with
the discs, he comented that you will be swithching disc several times. I
know that that could get tiring, but Nintendo will make it easy, no doubt.
GBA Zelda to operate with
In other rumors it is said that the GBA version of Zelda will somehow
operate with the GameCube version of Zelda. My source suggests
that that will be one of the "keys" to unlock secrets in Zelda Cubed. What that means
is yet to be know.
More when it comes!
November 8, 2000
friend at Nintendo tells me they got a lot up their sleeves that
they arent telling anyone. One thing that comes to my mind
lately when I think of Nintendo, is Metroid. I really can
not wait for this game! Anyway, it is rumored that it could
possibly be a first person shooter being develpoed by Retro Studios.
I really hope not. I couldn't bare it that way.
Mario is moving along quite nicley
so I here. It is being said that this game will be so massive
it will take you twice as long as, say, Zelda (TOoT) took you
to complete and still you will have missed a lot! It sounds
cool to me.
Now... on to (do I have to say)
Zelda! Rumor has it that the game is set ahead of Zelda
2 for the Nes (so actualy, it is going to be the next sequal).
Anyway, the game could possibly involve a 4th peice to the triforce.
Whether this is true is still up in the air, but how could it
then be a triforce? Another interesting thing that is expected
to take place in the game (according to my source) is you will
travel outside of Hyrule. How this will take shape is unknown
to me, but we will see.
October 19, 2000
so I was recently reading the latest edition of Next Generation
magazine and they had a full report on the Gamecube. Anyway,
something that I noticed was that Hiroshima Yamauchi (CEO of
Nintendo) wasn't to thrilled about a new home console.
Well, I wanted to find out why so I asked all of my sources whi\y
and most of them didn't know except for one. We will call
him Mr. X (creative?). So Mr. X and I got to talking and
it turns out, Yamauchi did want a new console, but he wanted
a whole entertainment set up (like PS2) so why did Nintendo go
against him? Well, Nintendo wants to make money so the
board of directors said to make the most powerfull console for
the cheapest price leaving out all the "extra" stuff
(DVD Playback, included modem, Dolby 5.1). Mr. X went on
to say that Nintendo does not really want to be king of the hill
again either. WHY?? I was shocked. Well, if
you noticed, Nintendo does well in America and okay in Europe
but sucks in Japan (in a nutshell), so if you look at there profits,
some how they make percenage wise more monry than the competitors
and every year they have an
increase. How? Not by selling systems, but selling
games like Zelda, Mario, and Pokemon. This brings my friend
Mr. X to the third thing. It is quite possible the Gamecube
could be Nintendo's last game system. Mr. X thinks it is
highly unlikely, but depending on how well the Cube does, then
Nintendo will make its judgement. I for one dont think
it will happen because Nintendo is very particular about its
systems. It custom designs the machines to play there games
so I really doubt the big N will ever be a software only company,
but, you never know!
Zelda for GameCube -
new details come from the underground
Now, onto some games! My only game
news is about....YOU GUESSED IT! Zelda!
Anyway, the rumor of the next Zelda being a straight RPG has
gone down the drain. Another accomplice of mine has seen
the game in action (other than the space world demo) It
shows Link riding a white horse across a sunny beach in Hyrule.
The game then showcased Hyrule Castle. The castle was much
bigger an more grand. In this game, also, there a more
towns than Ocarina of Time, so this leads my to believe the game
follows after Zelda 2: Links Adventure. Well, this concludes
this addion of rumors.
August 25, 2000
all this information being thrown around about the Dolphin....err...Gamecube
(I liked Dolphin better, but hey, it is still Nintendo to me!)
I have been doing a little work. Well, first I must gloat a little
bit. I love when I write so I must remind you all of it!
Back a couple months ago, I told a rumor about the Gameboy advance
being the controller for the Gamecube. While it is not the primary
controller for the Gamecube, it is an option you can use for
optimal interactivity. When I saw the pictures from Nintendo
I was very excited.
NOW! On with the new rumors. First of all, let's start with Zelda
Those demo pictures look great don't they? Yes they do, but,
that is all it is a demo. It is rumored that Nintendo wants to
take Zelda in a new direction. Why, I really don't know. I have
said a lot of times that the next Zelda game for the Gamecube
could possibly be a straight RPG ala Final Fantasy, but, seems
that has changed. It is quite possible that they are more or
less aiming for to be like Secret of Mana for the SNES. With
Zelda as a playable Character. Well, hopefully with this game
it will clear up a few things about the Zelda games.
Moving on to a personally favorite
of mine...Metroid. How long it has been since I have gotten my
hands on Samus Aran...hey! Wait! I mean how long it has been
since I have played a Metroid game! ;-) Well, rumor has it, the
metroids still alive and flourishing. If you remember on the
last SNES game, when planet Zebes exploded, a little ship darted
out to the right side of the screen. Well, those were the little
guys that showed you some of those cool moves you could do. Well,
anyway, supposedly the metroids escaped with them too. Either
way, what ever the story is... I want to kill some metroids!!!
Price of the Nintendo Gamecube
Now, on to my last rumor. It is the price of the GameCube. With
the Dreamcast now $150, and the PS2 is going to cost an arm and
a leg, where does that leave Dolphin. Well, the rumors are 150
- 200 dollars. $200 and you get the best system around!? Well,
there's got to be more to this story. Well, Sega plans on lowering
the Dreamcast even further buy the time Gamecube is out. To possibly
$99 bucks. So, rumor has it. The $150 Pri