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Nintendo shareholders vote to keep Iwata as president

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Nintendo shareholders have voted to keep Satoru Iwata as company president at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. This shows that shareholders have kept faith in company executives even though they are currently going through a period of poor financial results. Also re-elected were gaming legend Shigeru Miyamoto and head of internal development Shinya Takahashi. Nintendo has been facing poor ...

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Nintendo considering bringing Minecraft to their platforms

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Nintendo have discussed bringing Minecraft to their platforms according to an interview with Shigeru Miyamoto and Shinya Takahashi. In it, the pair speak about how the Wii U and 3DS could be good fits for the immensely successful game thanks to their ability to utilise touch control. Miyamoto noted: “Our hardware is the only hardware that you can do both ...

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Zelda for Wii U may see multiplayer mode

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The latest Legend of Zelda game that will release on the Wii U in 2015 may have some sort of multiplayer aspect. Speaking about the upcoming Hyrule Warriors, series producer Eiji Aonuma hinted that the multiplayer from that game may be something that could make its way into the next full Zelda title. “The two-player functionality of Hyrule Warriors is ...

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Xbox One launches this September in Japan with 29 games

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The Xbox One has been available in North America, Europe, Australia, and Brazil since November 22nd and today Microsoft announced that it will also be launched in Japan on September 4th. The console is already available for pre-order through multiple Japanese retailers and comes in three varieties. The regular Kinect version, the Kinect-free Xbox One, and the Day One edition, which includes Titanfall and ...

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Wii Fit U update out today

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Wii Fit U’s director, Hiroshi Matsunaga, has revealed that a new update for the title is being released today, bringing it to Ver. 1.3.0. Added as part of the free download are new Challenge courses, new gear for your Mii character and further support for sharing screenshots with others on Miiverse. Additional enhancements include fixes for a number of bugs ...

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Capcom Now Open To Buyout

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Capcom announced this morning that the company has not renewed its takeover defense, a countermeasure that was originally instated in 2008 to stop Capcom from falling under another company’s control through its stock. After six years of protection, the decision was made during Capcom’s most recent investor meeting where a vote to reinstate the measure failed to win over the ...

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Pac-Man has been added to the Super Smash Bros line-up

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Super Smash Bros received a new addition to its already impressive rooster of video game legends. The latest character to join the line-up is none other than Pac-Man. With this new addition we now have four of gaming’s most popular icons in one place. The other famous characters I’m referring to are Sonic, Mario and Mega Man. These four are arguably ...

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Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 coming this October

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Nintendo announced today during their E3 digital event that Bayonetta 2 will grace the Wii U this October. The sequel to Bayonetta will also include the original game so you’re basically getting two games for the price of one. Strangely enough, Bayonetta skipped the Wii U when it was released back in 2009 and only became available for the PS3 and ...

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Xbox One vs PS4: Sony is still in the lead

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The  Xbox One vs PS4 console wars sales didn’t reveal any big surprises for the month of May. Sony is still currently in the lead and Microsoft is doing a pretty poor job at catching up lately. VGChartz reports that a whooping 577.092 PS4 consoles were sold last month alone while the number of  Xbox One units sold was just 178.481. ...

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