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E-Reader plays its hand

Starts to sound exciting.

If you thought that Nintendo's E-Reader device sounded a bit childish, prepare to revise your opinion. E-Reader plugs into GameBoy Advance and reads data from an embedded data strip in cheap trading cards, but it wasn't until recently that Nintendo confirmed the sorts of things which will appear on these cards. Due out on September 16th in the US priced $39.99 including one card, E-Reader will play host to a number of things, including a series of NES E-Cards. Sold in packs of five (priced $4.95), the cards will include the likes of Donkey Kong Jr., Balloon Fight, Pinball, Tennis and Excitebike according to IGN. Other E-Cards will feature Game & Watch titles, Pokemon The Card Game software and an Animal Crossing E-Card which can talk to the forthcoming GameCube release via the GBA-Cube linkup cable.

Source - IGN

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