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New Wii Bundles Headed for US and Europe Lack Gamecube Support

Two new Wii bundles are in the works- A black Wii packed with New Super Mario Bros. and a Super Mario Galaxy Soundtrack is set to launch in the US on October 23rd, and a blue Wii with the new Mario and Sonic at London 2012 Olympic Games ready to emerge in the EU with the game’s release November 18th.

While these bundles may seem exciting, being brand new smaller models, their form factor comes at a lofty cost indeed: any and all gamecube support has been removed from the system. The four controller ports and memory card slots have been stripped from this new model to afford its’ smaller size, and these new models are unable to read the older system’s mini-discs.

Pics of the new bundles after the break. Continue reading New Wii Bundles Headed for US and Europe Lack Gamecube Support

Nintendo E-Mailing Free Vouchers for Super Mario Bros. On Virtual Console

It seems like Nintendo is feeling a little generous. While exactly who is being e-mailed is a bit unclear, we do know that some people are receiving vouchers for free copies the original Super Mario Brothers. If you recieve e-mails from Nintendo, you may want to check your inbox.

Some people are also reportedly receiving just 500 points to do what ever they please with, but I haven’t been able to confirm it yet.

(Source: GoNintendo)
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