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Nintendo Address Amiibo Shortage

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Nintendo have issued a statement via Facebook addressing the rarity of certain amiibo figures. Since the release of the first wave in November 2014, demand for the toys has continually and drastically outweighed the supply from the Japanese company. Scalping has become a major issue as a result, with some amiibo being listed on eBay at extortionate prices just hours ...

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3DS XL Production Halted in Japan

3DS XL Production Halted in Japan

3DS XL, the bigger brother to the original 3DS, will see a halt of production Japan. This is to help push sales of Nintendo’s latest handheld console, the New 3DS XL. Originally it was thought that both the New 3DS XL and the older system would be occupying store shelves together, though that is now no longer the case. Though ...

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Xbox Japan CEO resigns in light of poor Xbox One sales in the country

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Xbox Japan boss Takashi Sensui has announced that he is abandoning his position, but will still remain at Microsoft as Interactive Entertainment Manger in the U.S. Sensui was the head of Xbox Japan since 2006, so it’s strange to see him leave even though he stated that he will still support the Japanese division from abroad. This decision presumably came in light of ...

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Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Debut at 1.5 Million Sales in Japan

Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Debut at 1.5 Million Sales in Japan

Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire released over the weekend with high expectations. They could be considered some of the most anticipated games this winter, so of course there were high hopes. If the sales in Japan are any indicator, the new Pokemon releases seem to be doing very good. Sales for Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire reached 1,534,593 units sold in the ...

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Here’s how “Assassin’s Creed V: Rising Sun” could look like

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While publisher Ubisoft is still hanging-on to North America via Assassin’s Creed Rogue and simultaneously takes a stab at the French Revolution via Assassin’s Creed Unity, artist Vin Hill has recently designed a few sketches showcasing what an Assassin’s Creed set in Japan could look like. Assassin’s Creed V: Rising Sun – as Hill calls it – is set in ...

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Assassin’s Creed Rogue is a PS3 exclusive in Japan

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During a recent live-stream event on Nico Nico, Ubisoft Japan Managing Director Steve Miller, Marketing Manager Yoshitaka Tsuji, and PR Specialist Ranko Fukui had revealed Assassin’s Creed Rogue is actually a PlayStation 3 exclusive title in the Land of the Rising Sun. The sole reason why Assassin’s Creed Rogue title is skipping the Xbox 360 in Japan is because 360 ...

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Asus ZenWatch and ZenFone release date revealed

Asus ZenWatch and ZenFone release date revealed

While the Asus ZenWatch was a constant presence in the tech world, because it offers great features for a low $180 price. The Asus ZenFone hasn’t been that popular, but it seems that the company will be refreshing the handset soon. Asus has teased both the ZenWatch and new ZenFone in an invitation. The Asus invitation says that a launch ...

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Galaxy Note Edge to be launched on October 23

Galaxy Note Edge to be launched on October 23

The Galaxy Note 4 has already begun its fragmented rollout to international markets, with prices varying from $800 to $700 in the U.S. The Galaxy Note Edge hasn’t been released yet, but we did find out that Samsung only has 1 million units available for sale at the moment. October 23 has been set as the release date for the ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge launches in Japan later this month

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Back at the IFA Trade Show 2014, Samsung unveiled not one but two huge smartphones, more commonly known as “phablet’. One of them was the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 4 while the other was a variation of this device called the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The phablet is already available for pre-order in a number of countries including Germany ...

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