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Nintendo income plummets

Nintendo income plummets

Slowing demand for the DS and the strength of the Japanese YEN have lead to a punishing quarter for platform holder Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2010 at 10:28AM in News
ELSPA ‘delighted’ with R4 ruling

ELSPA ‘delighted’ with R4 ruling

The UK anti-games piracy movement is enjoying a major victory today with news that the London High Court has ruled that the importing, advertising or sale of R4 cards is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2010 at 6:20PM in News
R4 made illegal in UK

R4 made illegal in UK

A new ruling from the London high Court has officially illegalised the importing, advertising or sale of R4 cards in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2010 at 12:53PM in News
Nintendo wins Dutch piracy case

Nintendo wins Dutch piracy case

Wii and DS platform holder Nintendo is celebrating a significant legal victory in the Netherlands after 11 retailers were convicted of acting unlawfully by importing and selling DS R4 cards ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2010 at 3:50PM in News

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NPD: Mario Galaxy 2 passes 1m

NPD: Mario Galaxy 2 passes 1m

Nintendo’s critically adored platformer Super Mario Galaxy 2 is matching its warm reception from critics with an equally warm reception from consumers, having now sold over 1m units in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2010 at 11:29AM in News
Venom ups John Lewis DS range

Venom ups John Lewis DS range

New Cath Kidston products are set to hit John Lewis stores across the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Sony and Nintendo making 3G handhelds

Sony and Nintendo making 3G handhelds

The Wall Street Journal claims that both Sony and Nintendo are in talks with wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo about integrating 3G mobile connectivity into upcoming handhelds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2010 at 11:34AM in News
Studio Ghibli confirms PS3 title

Studio Ghibli confirms PS3 title

The tie-up between acclaimed Japanese developer Level 5 and cult anime house Studio Ghibli is one of the more interesting releases on the 2010 calendar, and now a PS3 version ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2010 at 12:31PM in News

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Reeves: Nintendo are ‘shit hot’ at handheld

Reeves: Nintendo are ‘shit hot’ at handheld

David Reeves thinks there’s a good chance that Sony will launch a true successor to the PSP within the next year.
Furthermore, the former SCEE president and CEO believes that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2010 at 11:03AM in News
NINTENDO: Huge publisher support for 3DS

NINTENDO: Huge publisher support for 3DS

A raft of third-parties are on-board to make games for the Nintendo 3DS.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 15th 2010 at 7:24PM in News
NINTENDO: 3DS Nintendogs & Cats unveiled

NINTENDO: 3DS Nintendogs & Cats unveiled

A classic Nintendo DS franchise is confirmed for the 3DS: Nintendogs.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 15th 2010 at 7:11PM in News
NINTENDO: 3D movie support for 3DS

NINTENDO: 3D movie support for 3DS

Nintendo's 3DS has charged out the gate at E3 - it already boasts major support from Hollywood studios working on 3D movies.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 15th 2010 at 7:03PM in News

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E3 2010: MW2 sells 20 million copies

E3 2010: MW2 sells 20 million copies

Activision’s hugely popular Modern Warfare 2 has unlocked a new achievement – over 20m copies of the game have been sold since release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 15th 2010 at 2:24PM in News
E3 2010: de Blob 2 goes 3D

E3 2010: de Blob 2 goes 3D

THQ has announced that de Blob 2: The Underground will be the first entry in the franchise to be available in high-definition and 3D.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 14th 2010 at 6:30PM in News
E3 2010: 3DS super-wide display confirmed?

E3 2010: 3DS super-wide display confirmed?

Very few specifics are known about Nintendo's 3DS, the new handheld it will unveil next week.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 11th 2010 at 6:50PM in News
Wii sales top 22m in Europe

Wii sales top 22m in Europe

Momentum may be slowing, but Nintendo’s Wii continues to break European sales records.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2010 at 1:23PM in News

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JAPAN: Most pirated DS games revealed

JAPAN: Most pirated DS games revealed

Japan’s Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association has released figures that show how severe a problem piracy is on Nintendo DS.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2010 at 11:53AM in News
Wii and DS market has ‘collapsed’

Wii and DS market has ‘collapsed’

The flood of bad games – and the damaging effects of piracy – have ruined the software market on Wii and DS according to Namco Bandai’s VP of sales, marketing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2010 at 5:29PM in News
Nintendo: Wii to blame for handheld slump

Nintendo: Wii to blame for handheld slump

With every machine aside from Sony’s PS3 currently facing year-on-year sales losses, Nintendo has claimed a surprising reason for the decline the handheld market – recent releases for the Wii.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2010 at 2:00PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Rooms tops DS charts

RETAIL BIZ: Rooms tops DS charts

The UK DS charts have finally seen a change at the top as this week’s new release Rooms: The Main Building takes No.1.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 8th 2010 at 12:27PM in News
Sesame Street games announced

Sesame Street games announced

Long-running children’s franchise Sesame Street will be making its Wii debut this autumn with two games that use none of the Remote’s buttons.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 7th 2010 at 5:39PM in News
Handheld piracy worth £29bn

Handheld piracy worth £29bn

£28,772,303,165.695 – that’s the amount that a recent study by Japanese trade body The Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association reckons piracy has cost the global handheld video games industry.

Andriasang
reports ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2010 at 12:17PM in News
GoldenEye heading to Wii and DS

GoldenEye heading to Wii and DS

If you think you’ve read this story before, we can promise you haven’t – it’s just that rumours surrounding a possible resurrection of acclaimed N64 GoldenEye are nothing new.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2010 at 6:27PM in News
Nintendo to drop DSi trade price

Nintendo to drop DSi trade price

As revealed by MCV this morning, Nintendo has followed the price cuts announced for the DS in Japan earlier today by confirming that the trade price of the handheld ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2010 at 4:04PM in News
Elle à Table title heading to DS

Elle à Table title heading to DS

Nintendo has today revealed a new culinary DS title, 1000 Cooking Recipes from Elle à Table.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2010 at 1:19PM in News