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Amazon reveals how Gamescom affected pre-orders

Amazon has revealed how the announcements made at Gamescom affected pre-orders, revealing some interesting statistics. Overall, Wii U games rose the most despite Nintendo not holding a major press conference at the event, while one of the biggest games there, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, doesn’t even make an appearance on …

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ShopTo lists Wii U, 3DS amiibo pre-orders

British retailer ShopTo has become the first retailer in the world to list Nintendo amiibo figureines for both the Wii U and 3DS, giving us our first idea of how much each of them will cost. While prices are certainly not final and should be considered changeable before the release, …

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The next Zelda game could have multiplayer

The Legend of Zelda series might have one of the most convoluted timelines in gaming, but it’s also one of the most beloved. Whether you cut your teeth on the original back in the 80s, or Ocarina of Time on the N64, it’s a classic series. It’s always been single …

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Nintendo doesn’t want Twitch streaming on the Wii U

Nintendo has had a pretty good E3 this year, it’s starting to turn things with the Wii U around and people are finally interested in the console. However, with all of the buzz around Mario Kart 8 and the upcoming Super Smash Bros game, people have been wondering if Nintendo …

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AMD: next-gen game consoles may arrive sooner than we think

Chief financial officer of Advanced Micro Devices said that the next generation game consoles from companies like Microsoft Corp., Nintendo and Sony Corp. may emerge on the market sooner than we might think. The life-cycle of the currently available systems may be shorter than those of Sony’s PlayStation 3, Microsoft’s …

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Nintendo to face yet another lawsuit

Philips, the Dutch electronics firm, is attempting to get the sale of Nintendo’s Wii U banned in the US. Nintendo has once again been targeted by a company that thinks it owns patents relating to technologies found inside of its consoles. The patents that Philips own end in 379 and 231, …

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IDC: Sony’s PlayStation 4 to win this round of console wars

Sony Computer Entertainment’s PlayStation 3 was not a particularly successful product partly because one of its rivals was considerably less expensive and other was available for a longer time and at lower price. But with the PlayStation 4 the company is projected to make a comeback thanks to the fact …

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Nintendo rumoured to be showing off new hardware at E3

Nintendo might be showing off some new hardware sooner than we thought, rumours are circulating from multiple sources close to Nintendo claiming that the company plans to show off a Wii U successor at E3 this year. This coincides with a patent Nintendo just filed for a handheld device with …

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EA apologises for April Fools Wii U jab

EA has apologised for some April Fool’s tweets that came from the Frostbite Engine Twitter account yesterday, branding them as “unnecessary” and “stupid. The Wii U taunting tweets have been deleted but EA COO, Peter Moore, has still apologised on behalf of the company. Gamers will know of the Frostbite …

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