Nintendo Shuts Down more Wii Online Services
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Nintendo Shuts Down more Wii Online Services

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Portion of Wii’s Online Services Shutting Down
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Portion of Wii’s Online Services Shutting Down

Say goodbye to certain Nintendo's Wii Online Services... Read More»
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Retro City Rampage Rolling into the New Year on XBLA, Wii
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Retro City Rampage Rolling into the New Year on XBLA, Wii

Retro City Rampage, Vblank Entertainment’s parodic jab at Grand Theft Auto, “old school” video games, and pop culture, is coming to Xbox Live Arcade January 2. The XBLA version is priced at 1200 Microsoft Points—15 real-world dollars—and is described as having “polish, tuning and improvements from the first version.” According to the press release, Retro City ... Read More»
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EA Re-Releases FIFA 12 For Wii, Tries To Pass It Off As FIFA 13
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EA Re-Releases FIFA 12 For Wii, Tries To Pass It Off As FIFA 13

Although EA is brimming about positive first-day sales for FIFA Soccer 13, their franchise has been marred by a pretty notable controversy. Specifically, the Wii version of their new game isn’t that new. Nintendo Gamer (relayed via NeoGAF) has a fascinating, in-depth look at FIFA 13 on the Wii—when placed side-by-side with FIFA Soccer 12, it looks exactly like ... Read More»
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Dragon Quest X Boasts A Healthy 300,000 Subscribers In Japan
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Dragon Quest X Boasts A Healthy 300,000 Subscribers In Japan

Square Enix went with a pretty big gamble by taking Dragon Quest X into the MMORPG route, but it looks like it’s paying off. In Japan, the game has about 300,000 active subscribers in its world. Those figures come from last week’s Nihon Securities Journal, relayed in turn by the Anime News Network: [Dragon Quest X] sold ... Read More»
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Xenoblade Creators Making New Game For The Nintendo Wii U
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Xenoblade Creators Making New Game For The Nintendo Wii U

It took quite a lot of work from both Nintendo fans and the role-playing game community to get Xenoblade an international Wii release. Hopefully, petitions won’t be needed for Monolith Soft’s next game. Even better, it’s going to be a Nintendo Wii U title, as Siliconera noted when they pulled this image from the Nintendo Direct ... Read More»
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GameStop Taking Wii U Pre-Orders, Offering $60 For Your Old Wii
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GameStop Taking Wii U Pre-Orders, Offering $60 For Your Old Wii

If you’re ready to trade up to the Nintendo Wii U when it releases on November 18th, GameStop’s already set to make you a deal on your old Wii console. Right now, you have 60 reasons to trade it in and pre-order. As GameStop‘s website notes, you can normally get $50 for a Wii trade-in ... Read More»
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Nintendo Announces Wii U TV Service Called ‘Nintendo TVii’
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Nintendo Announces Wii U TV Service Called ‘Nintendo TVii’

Nintendo’s odd naming theme is going on strong with the Wii U’s featured software, not least of which includes “Nintendo TVii.” As the name implies, it allows you to watch cable content on the console. It’s way behind the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in terms of timing, but Nintendo TVii might be the solution ... Read More»
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PAX 2012: Nintendo Fans Break World Record For Kirby’s 25th Anniversary
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PAX 2012: Nintendo Fans Break World Record For Kirby’s 25th Anniversary

Nintendo issued a call to arms for all PAX attendees to help break the Guinness World Record for “most people simultaneously blowing a chewing-gum bubble simultaneously.” Happy Birthday, Kirby—that record’s toast. When the event was over, the official count was 536 people who gathered up for the occasion, all of them getting a commemorative pink Kirby-style ... Read More»
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Square Enix Says That They Can Support Dragon Quest X For 10 Years
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Square Enix Says That They Can Support Dragon Quest X For 10 Years

If Dragon Quest X proves to be a success with Wii and Wii U owners, Square Enix says that they’ll have a gameplan to support the high-profile MMO role-playing game for an entire decade. According to Nikkei, one of Japan’s largest news networks, the developer/publisher is aiming to support DQX with downloadable content throughout that 10-year ... Read More»
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Nintendo Takes $220 Million Loss In Q1 2012, Hopes Turn To The Wii U
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Nintendo Takes $220 Million Loss In Q1 2012, Hopes Turn To The Wii U

Nintendo hasn’t quite righted the ship on their shrinking profit margins, as the first quarter of their 2012 fiscal year sees the Japanese developer taking a 17.23 billion yen ($220 million) loss in net sales. Nintendo released their financial report earlier today, highlighting their financial tracks throughout the world market from April 2012 to June 2012. ... Read More»
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The Last Story Officially Heading To Wii In North America On August 14
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The Last Story Officially Heading To Wii In North America On August 14

It took a lot of work for The Last Story to cross that localization barrier and make to North America, but soon, the wait will finally be over. XSEED Games has just confirmed that Nintendo Wii fans can pick up the hotly anticipated RPG on August 8th, and we can all enjoy one of the last ... Read More»
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Games That Make Me Feel Really Smart
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Games That Make Me Feel Really Smart

We’ve all been there. You’re playing a game and you get stuck, your gamer’s honour rivals Ned Stark’s, so a YouTube walkthrough is out of the question. You feel like leaving it for a while when all of a sudden, the penny drops and it all comes together and the puzzle is solved. Everyone experiences this sweet moment ... Read More»
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Transformers Prime: The Game announced as action-brawler
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Transformers Prime: The Game announced as action-brawler

We revealed back in February that a game based on the Transformers Prime television series was coming this Fall to the Nintendo Wii, 3DS and DS. Activision formally announced Transformers Prime: The Game on Thursday with details on what fans can expect when it lands on the gaming device of their choice... Read More»
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The Last Story Review [GamingUnion.net]
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The Last Story Review [GamingUnion.net]

GamingUnion: “The Last Story is a game that will be instantly familiar to fans of director Hironobu Sakaguchi and his past work. It has the quirky crew of JRPG tropes, the vivid and exotic fantasy world, and the foreboding title. Granted, it seems somewhat inevitable that any new game from the creator of Final Fantasy ... Read More»
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