Pojo's Friday News Page
September 2nd - 2005
A couple of interesting Yu-Gi card things happening on
week that are worthy of note. Up for auction, was the Yu-Gi
card Des Volstgalph.
As the auction stated...
This ULTRA-RARE HOLO CARD was AWARDED to Eric Wu (Comic
Odyssey Team Member), the Side-Event Winner of the U.S.
SHONEN JUMP YU-GI-OH CHAMPIONSHIPS that was held the Weekend
of, August 20-21 in Indianapolis. This Shonen Jump HOLO DES
VOLSTGALPH card is in MINT condition and comes enclosed in
it's original casing...IT HAS NOT BEEN OPENED OR TAMPERED
Shonen Jump Championship Prize Cards have the lowest print
run of any Yu-Gi-Oh card...only a handful of these are ever
printed. Upper Deck & Konami only awards championship prize
cards to the Grand Champion and Side Event Winners of each
of the U.S. SHONEN JUMP CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS held in the
Also on ebay:
ONLY 100 IN THE WORLD !!!!
RARE Card of Sanctity EP1-EN000 ONLY 100 MADE !!
Yu-Gi-Oh! designer only 14
Good Things Happening
"All I needed was a pencil and my imagination," Tyler
Tyler is a creative 14-year-old from Burlington who received
the chance to design his own Yu-Gi-Oh! card for 4Kids
Entertainment Inc. through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Yu-Gi-Oh: Nightmare Troubadour
Yu-Gi-Oh: Nightmare Troubadour marks one of the last of the
remaining games that made their debut at the launch of the
Nintendo DS at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2004. It's
taken more than a year for Konami to put the finishing
touches on the company's dual screen version of its
immensely popular card game, and though the game isn't a
hugely overwhelming presentation other than offering a
tighter and easier-to-follow interface, it's a decent effort
on the Nintendo handheld.
Japanese Comics Invade; Can They Conquer?
It's invaded the comic book world and children's
entertainment. But can manga make it at the movies?
Simply, manga (search) is Japanese for "comics."
Dishpan-sized eyes, samurai-like movements and girls in
microscopic miniskirts are a few of its tell-tale elements.
Technically, you can bring a Superman comic to Japan, and it
will be referred to as "manga." But nobody's bringing
Superman comics to Japan. And everybody's bringing manga to
D&D Online Q&A
MMORPG.com interviewed Turbine about Dungeons and Dragons
LeBron watches his trading card being produced
At times, LeBron James acted like a kid in a candy store. He
was, after all, a 20-year-old NBA superstar in a
trading-card manufacturing plant.
James toured Upper Deck's headquarters on Wednesday,
watching the many steps it takes to produce trading cards
while accompanied by five fans who won a company promotion.
James even had the rare chance to pick the photo for his
upcoming card in the NBA Sweet Shot series.
Inuyasha: Feudal Combat smacks the PS2
Bandai has smacked Inuyasha: Feudal Combat for PS2 to retail
stores nationwide. Based on the hit TV-series on Cartoon
Network's Adult Swim, the fighting game lets users duke it
out with their favorite characters from the show.
The game includes cell-shaded characters and 12 playable
characters, including Inuyasha and the shape-shifter Naraku.
The Matrix: Path of Neo (PS2, XB, PC) - Features and
How would you like to experience the Matrix from Neo's
Relive the adventure from the beginning with this exciting
new third person adventure from Atari.
FEATURING ALL OF THE key characters from the Matrix trilogy,
The Matrix: Path of Neo will also include film footage.
Players will take on the role of Neo, donning the cool
jacket and shades, and reliving all of the movies' best
Pokémon XD Gameplay, European Release Details Snagged
A recent press release from Nintendo revealed a European
release for Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. Along with this,
RPGamer brings gamers information on the title's story, game
mechanics, and a number of gameplay modes.
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness will see the return of the
CIPHER organization, the main antagonistic group behind the
events of Pokémon Collosseum. Shadow Pokémon are, once
again, threatening the land of Orre, and the only one who
can secure the fate of the world and its people is a young,
Sony VP takes jab at Nintendo
Phil Harrison, executive vice-president of Sony Computer
Entertainment, says that any competition with Nintendo is
Pokemon RS Versions
I have some bad news. Pokemon is dead.
At least, the Pokemon you once knew is dead! And out of its
ashes, a brand new Pokemon series is born--one that kicks
more @$$ and takes more names than its predecessors!!!
Introducing the phoenix of Nintendo video games: POKEMON
RUBY AND SAPPHIRE VERSIONS!!!
"Nintendogs" game sells 250,000 in first week
Nintendo Co. Ltd. said on Thursday its new puppy training
game "Nintendogs" sold 250,000 units in its first week,
making it the hottest-selling title in the United States.
Nintendo released the game, which allows players to choose,
name and train their puppy, for its Nintendo DS handheld
player on August 22.
Beware Sony, Nintendo -- Here Comes Gizmondo
The Gizmondo already is available in Britain where various
versions sell from more than US$200 to slightly more than
$400 per unit. Tiger Telematics hopes to begin selling the
device in the United States this fall.
A small Florida company is preparing to take on Sony (NYSE:
SNE) and Nintendo in the United States this fall.
Tiger Telematics' only product is the Gizmondo, a hand-held
device that seems to do just about everything.
-- The device
Nintendo Gameboy Micro
The 2005 E3 show is upon us, and today came the viewing of a
new generation of Nintendo Gameboy Advance, the micro
edition! It’s tiny, extremely tiny! It’s thinner than a cell
phone and as chic as an MP3 player.
Despite its small size, it has been reported that the micro
GBA is quite comfortable to play on. Zelda producer Eiji
Aonuma was caught at E3 with the device hanging round his
neck, it’s that light weight!