We won: On The Last Story and American release
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We won: On The Last Story and American release

A scant two days before its European release, us Western RPG players got the best news we could hope for: The Last Story is getting an American release. The forces of good have prevailed. We’ve now gone full circle on the saga of Xenoblade and The Last Story, having moved from full on depression at ... Read More»
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Nintendo Direct: The Last Story hitting US, Sega, Capcom and Namco unite
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Nintendo Direct: The Last Story hitting US, Sega, Capcom and Namco unite

Today’s Nintendo Direct presentations have gifted news on a Sega, Capcom and Namco, confirmation of a US Last Story release and much more. The presentations were hosted by Satoru Iwata in Japan and Reggie Fils-Aime in the US. First up was some really good news for the US: The Last Story will be released in ... Read More»
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GAME: “We can’t stock absolutely everything”
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GAME: “We can’t stock absolutely everything”

GAME has said in no uncertain terms it “cant stock” every game, but insisted the games that are currently unavailable to buy could end up on shelves eventually at the chain. The retailer confirmed to VG247 yesterday evening it wouldn’t be stocking Ubisoft’s Vita launch lineup, including Rayman Origins, Michael Jackson: The Experience and Lumines. ... Read More»
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Report – Nintendo looking at media partners for Wii U
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Report – Nintendo looking at media partners for Wii U

Nintendo is aiming to bring new media partners onboard for Wii U, according to an AdWeek report. The piece (via MyNintendoNews) reports Nintendo met with a “a select number of top content companies,” including multiple cable providers and “web video producers” during CES last month. US cable provider Comcast is mentioned in the story as ... Read More»
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The Pokémon Company calls out “scam” counterfeit games
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The Pokémon Company calls out “scam” counterfeit games

Don’t clone Pokémon games and try to sell them. The Pokémon Company is not amused. Develop asked The Pokémon Company what it thought about rip-off versions of its games, two of which – Pokémon Yellow and Pokémon Pocket Edition – were removed from the App Store after making thousands of sales each this week. Its ... Read More»
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Nintendo Direct presentations scheduled for February 22
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Nintendo Direct presentations scheduled for February 22

Nintendo has announced – via an incredibly cute Swapnote in Reggie and Iwata flavours – that it will give Direct presentations on February 22. The Japanese event begins at 8:00 PM, while in Europe, the show kicks off at 1:00 PM CET, or midday GMT, and on the US site, at 9:00 AM EST/6:00 AM ... Read More»
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GAME cancels The Last Story Limited Edition pre-orders, switches customers over to standard
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GAME cancels The Last Story Limited Edition pre-orders, switches customers over to standard

Those who pre-ordered The Last Story Limited Edition from GAME have been receiving mails stating their pre-orders have been switched over to the standard edition. According MyNintendoNews, some customers haven’t received notice of the change, but GoNintendo is reporting that some have – so you may want to check your pre-order status if a mail ... Read More»
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Play with Cats & Dogs On Your DS
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Play with Cats & Dogs On Your DS

Most of us would love to own a cat or dog/be owned by a cat or dog, but for numerous reasons its just impossible to manage everyday life with the responsibility of owning a pet. Well those days will soon be over... Read More»
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Wii Japanese video streaming service to shut down
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Wii Japanese video streaming service to shut down

Wii no Ma, the video streaming service for Japanese Wii users that launched in 2009, is to be shut down, Nintendo’s announced (via Kotaku). The service, which offered family-focused programming and video content, will close on April 30. As a certain Max once said: “And that’s the end of that chapter.” Read More... Read More»
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Pokémon director teases upcoming announcement
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Pokémon director teases upcoming announcement

Siliconera reports Pokémon director Junichi Masuda has hinted a new game announce may happen soon. Speaking to fans at a Q&A event, and later following up on Twitter, the developer said those keen to hear about ne games should watch Pokémon Smash, a weekly Japanese TV show. No announcement was made during Sunday’s episode. Despite ... Read More»
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3DS hits 5 million sales in Japan, fastest console to do so
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3DS hits 5 million sales in Japan, fastest console to do so

Nintendo’s announced it has sold 5 million units of 3DS in Japan, speaking a year after the machine launched. The number means it’s the fastest selling console to hit the 5 million figure in Japan, managing the feat at 52 weeks, ahead of the original DS at 56 weeks and Game Boy Advance at 58 ... Read More»
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Xenoblade Chronicles trailer pumps up US release
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Xenoblade Chronicles trailer pumps up US release

Nintendo’s released a new US-based trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles ahead of the RPG’s release in the country in April. The video shows a meaty chunk of gameplay and menus, which is about it. Still, if you’re looking for The Last Story and Pandora’s Tower to be released stateside, you may want to buy this. Get ... Read More»
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Patents detail possibility of 3D, HD display for Wii U Controller
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Patents detail possibility of 3D, HD display for Wii U Controller

Patents filed with the USPTO office by Nintendo show that at some point, the firm was – and still may be – looking to incorporate HD and glasses-free 3D into its tablet-like controller for Wii U. According to the documents dug up by Kotaku, the patents filed back in September also detail microphones which could ... Read More»
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Nintendo downloads, February 16 – MGS Snake Eater demo, Strider
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Nintendo downloads, February 16 – MGS Snake Eater demo, Strider

Nintendo has updated its eShop, DSiWare and Virtual Console offerings, and along with the previously reported availability of Hulu Plus, there’s also the highly-anticipated demo of Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D available on 3DS this week. Also, SEGA Genesis fans might want to check out Strider through Wii’s Virtual Console today too, and the first Ambassador game ... Read More»
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Hulu Plus now available for Wii owners
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Hulu Plus now available for Wii owners

Nintendo has announced Wii owners can subscribe to Hulu Plus for $7.99 a month starting today. Those with a broadband Internet connection who wish to download the free Hulu Plus application, can do so by visiting the Wii Shop Channel. The application will allow users to navigate using the Wii Remote controller when searching for ... Read More»
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