Consoles

Wii Fit dated

Nintendo has confirmed that Wii Fit will be hitting stores on April 25th. The title has already performed spectacularly in Japan, where it has sold 1.2 million units since its release just nine weeks ago. It’s been an eventful morning for Nintendo, as it also confirmed the European release date …

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DMC4 sells 2m

Devil May Cry 4 has sold two million copies worldwide, making it the fastest selling instalment in the series. The publisher claims that its decision to take the game multi-format was the reason for its success. Devil May Cry was previously a Playstation exclusive series. The Devil May Cry franchise …

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Viacom to take games to next level

Viacom’s Nickelodeon division has pledged to take its games business to ‘the next level’ this year following a new partnership with Take 2’s casual 2K Play label. The company has signed a three-year worldwide deal with the publisher – an extension of a current agreement between the two firms – …

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HD-DVD dead as Toshiba confirms format war exit

Toshiba has announced that it will no longer develop, manufacture and market HD-DVD players and recorders – leaving the way clear for Blu-Ray to become the dominant high definition DVD format. The firm will cease shipments of HD-DVD players and recorders into retail by the end of March. It also …

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EA unveils Red Alert 3

EA has announced Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 for Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3 The game is to be developed by EA Los Angeles who promise a fully co-operative campaign, and light-hearted action-orientated gameplay. It’s been too long.” said Chris Corry, executive producer at EALA. Fans have been …

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The next next-gen predicted for 2010

Though all three format holders have been keen to talk up the lengthening of console life cycles, Pacific Crest Securities analyst Evan Wilson has predicted that 2010 will see a host of new machines arrive in the market place. As an aside in a report about EA, GameSpot quotes Wilson …

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