Today in History: December 3rd 1996 – Cruisin’ USA Powerslides Onto the Nintendo 64
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Today in History: December 3rd 1996 – Cruisin’ USA Powerslides Onto the Nintendo 64

Having lived through the build up to the launch, the launch and the gaming drought shortly thereafter of the Nintendo 64 has given me a rather unique point of view when looking back in these historical articles. The build up for Cruisin’ USA was HUGE, it was to be THE game that got gamers to ... Read More»
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Wii Mini: “no plans to launch it in the UK”, says Nintendo
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Wii Mini: “no plans to launch it in the UK”, says Nintendo

Wii Mini was outed earlier this week as an exclusive launch console for Canada, and a Nintendo rep has confirmed that the smaller Wii model will not launch in the UK. Get the details below. Speaking with CVG, the Nintendo rep clarified the company’s stance on Wii Mini, “We have no plans to launch it ... Read More»
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Big Plans For Nintendo Europe This Week
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Big Plans For Nintendo Europe This Week

Gamesta.com rounds up the news they received from Nintendo Europe this week. The Wii U will launch along with no less than 23 titles and offer a few starter pack options. The eShop focuses on 3DS again this week and owners of a 3DS XL can get a free full title this January!... Read More»
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Black Ops 2 moves 219,527 units on PS3, 360 at Japanese retail
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Black Ops 2 moves 219,527 units on PS3, 360 at Japanese retail

Animal Crossing: New Leaf remained in the top spot at Japanese retail for the third week in a row, according to Media Create figures, but Treyarch’s Black Ops 2 did fairly well in its debut moving 197,350 units on PS3 and 22,177 units on Xbox 360. Combined, the shooter moved 219,527 units for the week, essentially making it the ... Read More»
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Wii Mini priced at $99.99, launching exclusively in Canada
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Wii Mini priced at $99.99, launching exclusively in Canada

Wii Mini was outed yesterday by way of a leaked retail memo. Nintendo has now published its official product page for the hardware, along with pricing and photos of the unit. Check out all the details below. Nintendo is releasing Wii Mini at $99.99 and it’s launching on December 7th exclusively in Canada, with no ... Read More»
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Wii Mini: original console ‘isn’t quite dead yet’, says Pachter
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Wii Mini: original console ‘isn’t quite dead yet’, says Pachter

Wii Mini is a very real console that is launching on December 7th, according to the Canadian arm of Best Buy. Some are sitting back in sheer bamboozlement at why Nintendo would want to release another Wii model with Wii U already out Stateside. Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter told VG247 that the reason is ... Read More»
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Gold Nunchuk back in stock at US Club Nintendo
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Gold Nunchuk back in stock at US Club Nintendo

Good news, US friends: the Gold Nunchuk is back in stock on your version of Club Nintendo. This badass bit of bling made its debut in August and sold out about ten days later, but it’s back and can be yours for a mere 900 coins. It’s compatible with your Wii U, too, assuming you ... Read More»
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Wii U: Nintendo shifts 400,000 consoles in U.S. launch week
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Wii U: Nintendo shifts 400,000 consoles in U.S. launch week

Nintendo managed to sell 400,000 Wii U consoles across America last week, marking an impressive launch week for the company’s latest hardware. Nintendo of American head Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed more stats in a new interview. Check them out below. Speaking with CNET, Fils-Aime confirmed that across Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DS, Nintendo sold ... Read More»
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Wii Mini console launching next month – report
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Wii Mini console launching next month – report

Wii U may be out in Europe this week, but a leaked retail report suggests that Nintendo hasn’t turned its back on the original Wii just yet. The report suggests that the original hardware is getting the mini treatment. Check out the report below. NintendoWorldReport stated that it had received an internal memo from a ... Read More»
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Rip Off Pokémon, Fly And Dress Witches On The Euro 3DS eShop
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Rip Off Pokémon, Fly And Dress Witches On The Euro 3DS eShop

Gamesta.com gets this week’s European eShop downloads from Nintendo. The 3DS will finally receive a digital version of one of its launch titles, along with some other less notable titles, like an augmented cross ripoff between Pokemon and Invizimals and Ghostbusters... Read More»
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Gangnam Style Comes to Just Dance 4 (Multiple Platforms)
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Gangnam Style Comes to Just Dance 4 (Multiple Platforms)

There is no denying that Gangnam Style, the wildly popular South Korean dance song is coming to the Just Dance 4 by Ubi Soft, check out the screens below because it hits tomorrow on Wii, today for Xbox 360, November 27th for Playstation 3 and December 2012 for Wii U owners... Read More»
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Just Dance 4 now has a Gangnam Style track
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Just Dance 4 now has a Gangnam Style track

There doesn’t seem to be any way I can avoid writing about it short of actually resigning, so here: Ubisoft has released a Gangnam Style DLC for Just Dance 4, featuring PSY’s now famous song about staring at ladies and doing odd things in elevators. See a trailer and some in-game footage through the break. ... Read More»
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The Last Story is XSEED’s most successful game to date, claims publisher
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The Last Story is XSEED’s most successful game to date, claims publisher

The Last Story has been XSEED’s most successful game to date, according to the publisher. So much so, it’s announced a new stand-alone version of the Wii exclusive which is shipping to retailers today. “The Last Story has been an amazing title for XSEED Games and it has become our most successful title to date,” ... Read More»
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Nintendo focused on developing Wii U titles, no Wii games in the works “right now”
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Nintendo focused on developing Wii U titles, no Wii games in the works “right now”

With Wii U out in North America and launching in Europe at the end of the month, it’s obvious Nintendo will be focusing solely on developing first-party titles for its new system, but if you had any doubts on the matter, NoA director of product marketing Bill Trinen said this is indeed the case. When ... Read More»
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Wii games played on Wii U reportedly look much better when played on HDTV
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Wii games played on Wii U reportedly look much better when played on HDTV

Wii U owners are reporting that when playing Wii games on their new console via an HDTV with 1080p display resolution, the game actually look better – which is good news for those who’ve amassed quite a large Wii library over the years. While the backwards compatible console doesn’t render older games in 1080p, Wii ... Read More»
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