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Nintendo revealed the New 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds

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Nintendo presented redesigned models of their 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds. The new devices will feature an extra direction button, trigger buttons, as well as Near Field Communication support. The company revealed that the New 3DS and 3DS XL devices will be released in Japan in October 11th. They also confirmed that a European release is slated for next year, ...

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Nintendo answers fans’ petition to include Robin Williams in the next Legend of Zelda game

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After Robin Williams passed away, a petition surfaced online, asking Nintendo to include Robin Williams as an NPC in the new Legend of Zelda game. To date, the petition has gained approximately 109.000 supporters, nearly three times the number of needed signatures. As a response to the fan-issued petition, Nintendo has released a statement today: “Robin Williams was loved at ...

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Robin Williams will appear in World of Warcraft as an NPC

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As you probably know already, Robin Williams, one of the greatest actors of our time has sadly passed away recently. Aside from being an incredible actor and comedian, Robin was also a fellow gamer who enjoyed playing The Legend of Zelda, Warcraft 3, and World of Warcraft among others. He reportedly spent quite a bit of time playing on the Mannaroth server ...

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Wii U exclusive Fatal Frame title gets first trailer

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The latest Fatal Frame title, known as Zero: Nuregarasu no Miko, has gotten its first trailer along with a host of new screenshots. The game will see players controlling a new protagonist who is instructed to go to a sacred mountain where spirits can be brought back to the world of the living. It will take advantage of the Wii ...

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Miyamoto hints at new 3DS The Legend of Zelda game

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During a question and answer session  with investors Shigeru Miyamoto has hinted that there may be a new entry in the series being developed for the 3DS. As well as discussing how the company was hoping to evolve the franchise to include new gameplay and more open world experiences, he talked about how Nintendo were working on other The Legend ...

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EA expects a great Xbox One vs PS4 fight during the Holiday

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Console owners are not the only ones interested in how the Xbox One vs PS4 battle evolves, many companies also have their reasons for keeping a close eye on the situation. In a recent interview with GamesIndustry International, Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore talks about the importance of the second Holiday season for next-gen systems. Xbox One and PS4 launched during ...

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Nintendo Sells 2 Million Copies of Mario Kart 8 in First Month

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Nintendo has reported at their 74th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders that Mario Kart 8, the latest iteration of the widely beloved franchise, has already sold over two million copies worldwide since its release one month ago. Nintendo confirmed the news to IGN via an official announcement from Genyo Takeda. It’s not much of a surprise that Mario Kart 8 ...

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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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