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Weak consoles blamed for stagnantion of gaming market

If there’s one thing making the hardware market stagnate, it’s the gaming console. That’s according to you, the KitGuru reader. Without amazing new games coming through in droves, where’s the drive to buy new hardware? KitGuru’s loyal followers lay the blame at the collective doors of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. …

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Wii U Europe dates and prices announced

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Having slated the release of the Wii U in its native Japan for the 8th of December just yesterday, Nintendo was expected to announce a closer-to-Christmas date for the rest of the world. However those fears have proved false, with Nintendo announcing today that its next-generation console would land in …

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Wii U release delayed in Europe

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The release of Nintendo’s next generation console, the Wii U, will be delayed in Europe due to a manufacturing issues, if the latest reports from people “familiar with the situation” are to be believed. The console itself isn’t to blame apparently, but the fancy touch screen controller. Manufacturing issues aren’t …

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Nintendo loss measured at £395 million, poor Wii sales

Nintendo have had a tough 2011, facing stiff competition from the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles. More and more people are shifting to high definition televisions which is the strength of the Microsoft and Sony consoles. Other costs for Nintendo include the development and launch of the 3DS hand …

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Valve to develop games for Wii U?

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell spoke to Joystiq at the 2011 Games For Change Festival and was happy to give his views on the upcoming Nintendo Wii U console. He said that the new Wii U console “sort of fits better into the scalability in terms of graphics performance and CPU …

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Nintendo say Wii U will have no DVD or Bluray playback

The WII U won’t make for an ideal media console as it won’t support either DVD or BluRay technology, according to Nintendo. Currently the Xbox 360 supports DVD and the Playstation 3 both DVD and Bluray discs. Nintendo spoke to analysts at a question and answer sessions at the E3 …

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Game analyst claims Wii U is ‘two years too late’

Nintendo are banking much of their future revenue on the Wii U launch. Analysts however are already saying that the release of the Wii U is not going to have the impact that Nintendo might expect. Michael Pachter, a highly respected Gaming financial analyst says that the chances of the …

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AMD and IBM score Wii-U win

AMD are proud of the fact that the new Wii U console is being powered by AMD’s graphics. While very little information has been posted online, AMD are providing a custom GPU design for the new Nintendo console. AMD were the obvious choice for the Wii U console, as they …

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