Posted by: Dalibor Dimovski | October 2, 2008

Nintendo Announces Punch-Out Wii

Nintendo, at their Japanese Press Conference, today announced PunchOut Wii.  Utilizing the same(ish) controls as WiiSports boxing and WiiFit Boxing, PunchOut will be available in 2009.

Also of note:

  • Nintendo will be giving away 500 Nintendo Points (formerly Wii Points) to each person who gets a new Wii user to sign onto their internet-based WIi services.  The new user ALSO gets 500 points.
  • Animal Crossing: City Folk will be compatible with Animal Crossing DS, allowing you to transfer content from your DS to the Wii, as well as utilize your Mii in the game
  • Also announced: Sengoku Musou 3, Trace Memory Wii, and SIN & PUNISHMENT 2! (OM REALLY F G!)
  • Nintendo will also be re-releasing certain Gamecube games under a “Playable on WIi” banner (Pikmin 1 & 2, Metroid Prime 1 & 2, etc) possibly with updated controls, a la RE4 Wii

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