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Nintendo Pushes Wii Owners To Buy A Wii U

By Spencer Pressly on May 2, 2013, 2:30AM EDT
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If you needed more proof that the Wii U is not living up to sales expectations, then this next bit of news shows that Nintendo is really scrapping the bottom of the marketing barrel. Owners of the…

Certain Wii Channels Are Going Offline In June

By Melissa Evans on April 13, 2013, 8:05PM EDT

The Nintendo Wii launched a bunch of different content channels when Wii Sports and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess were released, such as the Forecast Channel and News Channel. Both Nintendo…

Rock Band To End Song Updates In April

By Melissa Evans on February 18, 2013, 5:22PM EDT
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After 275 weeks of continuous downloadable song updates for the Rock Band series, Harmonix has announced that this will be ending on April 2nd. Until then DLC releases have been scheduled to include…

Wii Mini Shown On Canadian Online Retailers

By Melissa Evans on November 27, 2012, 4:54PM EDT

Only 24 hours ago the Wii Mini was an unconfirmed console, but retailer postings and a few official photos have confirmed the rumor. The Wii Mini will be a smaller, downpriced version of Nintendo's…

E3 2012: Nintendo Press Conference Live Blog

By Colin Tan on June 5, 2012, 11:57AM EDT
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Are your bodies ready for this, ladies and gentlemen? Nintendo's E3 press conference is the last of the big three, and starts in a matter of minutes on this fine day. Expect plenty of Wii U…

Retailers Want Summer Blockbuster Games Too

By Colin Tan on May 20, 2012, 10:32AM EDT
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You aren't the only ones sick and tired of the summer lull when it comes to huge video game releases. Retailers are now begging publishers to spread their blockbuster hits apart in lieu of the UK…

Square Enix Posts Strong FY2012 Profits

By Darryl Kaye on May 14, 2012, 8:30AM EDT
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Thanks to good performance from Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Final Fantasy XIII-2, Square Enix has posted very strong profits this fiscal year (FY 2012). Deus Ex: Human Revolution has sold 2.18…

Nintendo Report Significant Losses

By Darryl Kaye on April 26, 2012, 8:56AM EDT
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Nintendo has reported significant losses this past financial year of 43 billion yen (£328.7m), the first time the company has ever posted an annual loss. Last year, despite the Nintendo Wii …

Rayman Origins 2 Outed By Ubisoft Survey

By Darryl Kaye on April 24, 2012, 4:11AM EDT
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A sequel to rather successful platformer Rayman Origins has been outed by a survey sent out by marketing firm Arkenford, on behalf of Ubisoft. The survey stated that "The sequel to Rayman…

Nintendo Will Not Be Attending Gamescom

By Lauren Alessandra on April 13, 2012, 1:39PM EDT
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If this year's Gamescom feels a little empty, it might be because Nintendo, one of the industry's biggest companies, has chosen not to go. Gamescom, a convention equivalent to E3 that's hosted in…

Super Mario 4 Domain Registered By Nintendo

By Darryl Kaye on April 13, 2012, 4:19AM EDT
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Nintendo of America has pushed through the purchase of a rather interesting new domain, The domain has no purpose at the moment, other than to serve as a redirect through to the…

Nintendo 3DS Continues Japanese Domination

By Darryl Kaye on April 12, 2012, 8:52AM EDT
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Despite sales falling this week, Nintendo has continued their domination of the Japanese market, with the Nintendo 3DS selling 72,115 units this week. Sony held the next three spots, with the PS3,…

Kinect Star Wars Tops UK Sales Charts

By Darryl Kaye on April 10, 2012, 8:20AM EDT
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Kinect Star Wars has posted strong sales this week, allowing it to knock FIFA Street off the top of the UK video game sales charts. This will be seen as a very positive step for Microsoft, as they…

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Charts Well

By Darryl Kaye on March 26, 2012, 8:21AM EDT
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FIFA Street managed to hang on at the top of the UK video games sales charts this week, with Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City appearing in second position during its debut week. This was a small…

Rumour: GAME Group Put Up For Sale

By Darryl Kaye on March 12, 2012, 5:14AM EDT
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According to reports, GAME Group has put itself up for sale as it struggles to meet its quarterly rent bill, which is due in two weeks time. Sources told The Sunday Times that Rothschild had been…