Wii Shop Channel Offering Game Previews

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  1. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    So the Wii was lighting up again....checked it out and it said that the Shop Channel was offering a Metroid Prime 3 Preview (channel)...free but uses 70 blocks.

    There's 4 previews in the channel...don't know if old as i never did check out a preview at other sites....

    Not bad....but here's wishing that they do demos next.

    Can't wait for the game now.

    EDIT: FYI - Supposedly it uses your Internet connection to stream the vids...read that some people had hard time playing it as it was still buffering...i on the other hand, didn't have any issues (might be that i was doing it at 5am)
     
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  2. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    2x is available now while the other 2x will be available 8/13/07.
     
  3. pinoy78

    pinoy78 Shoji Kawamori having FUN

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    Sounds awesome. I'll have to check it out later today.
     
  4. pinoy78

    pinoy78 Shoji Kawamori having FUN

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    Whoa.

     
  5. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    F**k yeah, Super Metroid....

    i would d/l Metroid but after playing Metroid: Zero Mission, i dont think i can play the original again (maybe cause its way harder :tongue: )
     
  6. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    Mine only cost me 70 blocks. Hmm. Looks sweet either way.
     
  7. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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  8. Tigran

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    I was trying to stream the videos.. but I had a lot of network traffic and I think that was my problem.
     
  9. CrypticIllusionist

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    Aw, Nintendo must not like me, they didn't send me anything. My Wii isn't glowing. :( 
    Thanks for the heads up! I'm gonna check this out right now.
     
  10. MegaMoonMan

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    It's just a video? Lame, I can use the internet channel or PC to see that, no need to kill memory blocks.
     
  11. 333HE

    333HE HERSHEY'S GONNA EAT JOO.

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  12. Edge

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    I'm thinking there might be some extra content if you download the channel...or I'm hoping so anyway otherwise when I get the game I'm just gonna delete the channel
     
  13. Prowl

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    I think they did this because they know that I just bought my Wii :D 
     
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    It's not a demo. D:
     
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    I can go on Youtube for videos.

    Also, good that Super Metroid is finally coming to the VC, it wasn't a heck of alot of fun emulating.
     
  16. Eric

    Eric RIP AND TEAR!!!

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    Awesome. Metroid AND Super Metroid. :D 
     
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    Sentinel TF Museum Curator Moderator News Staff

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    Bout time they used the online capability a little better. I will have to check this out as I am really interested to see Metroid on my big TV.

    Oh and I never knew what that blue light was for, now I know. Thanks.
     
  18. CripNite

    CripNite That Whack Canuck Dude

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    Did someone say Super Metroid? That won't reset and lose my save every time I exhale air in the general direction of the system?

    *joygasm*
     

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