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Nintendo GDC all about keeping hope alive

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What a day at GDC if you’re a Nintendo fan!

First off, let me say that I too have traveled the path of the Nintendo Nay-Sayer.  Over the last year, it’s been a rough ride for my inner child and my love of nostalgia because of Nintendo.  They failed miserably last year.  As hardcore fans we got Mario Kart and Smash Bros. Melee, which unfortunately lost its appeal quickly, but that’s about all we got.

It’s 2009!  It’s time for Nintendo to make a fresh start and try to win back those of us who may have sold their Wii or Nintendo DS a bit prematurely.  Now to be fair, I don’t fault anyone that did because you had become fed up with the garbage.  But as a proud Nintendo DS owner and semi-closet Wii owner, I’m getting excited again the way I was when I first heard Nintendo Revolution.

After the jump is exciting and bountiful information on what Nintendo delivered today during their keynote at GDC.

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OnLive Turns Laptops Into Super Computers

Holy bloody f-ing hell.  I have seen the future of gaming.  Who says nothing interesting happened at GDC?  Screw flying cars,  to hell with space exploration, given today’s news I’ll never want to go outside again. 

Thanks to seven years of research and hard work, the good folks at OnLive have MacGyver’d this very inexpensive laptop I’m typing on as… well, I type, into a tricked out rig capable of running Crysis, or any other game you can throw at it, at the highest settings.  How you ask?  Surely nothing short of the black arts can make such a dream possible.

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