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Margin Makers: Guide to Final Fantasy merchandise

2016 was the year Final Fantasy made its grand return. It began with the Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event in Los Angeles in April, where publisher Square Enix revealed when the long-awaited RPG would be launching. The firm also unveiled its massive push for title, which included three games, an …

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VIDEO: Switch gets first public demo on Jimmy Fallon Show

Nintendo thrust the Switch into the limelight last night by presenting the console’s first public gameplay demonstration on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. After showing off upcoming iOS platformer Super Mario Run, Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime then lifted the lid of a question mark block to reveal …

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PS4 hits 50 million sales worldwide

Sony’s PS4 hit another sales milestone today, with the company announcing it’s sold more than 50 million units worldwide. This includes sales of the PS4 Pro, a more powerful version of Sony’s home console that supports ultra high resolution gaming, which launched last month. The news comes after a stellar …

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Ubisoft thinks Switch could bring audiences together

Nintendo’s Switch could be the machine to unite the worlds of casual mobile gaming and more dedicated console gaming. That’s according to Ubisoft’s French studios MD Xavier Poix, who told Polygon: This is a good evolution because for the first time you have a console that is bringing two worlds …

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PS4 was the most popular console on eBay on Black Friday in US

A PS4 was sold once every 20 seconds on eBay throughout Black Friday in the US last week. Polygon reports that this made the machine the best-selling console for the day, ahead of the Xbox One, which sold at the rate of one every minute – that’s three times slower. …

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Wireless receiver to solve NES Classic Mini’s biggest problem

Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini has been a big hit. Less well received, however, has been the length of the wires that connect to its controller. While various workarounds exist, the fact remains that the controller included in the box has a ridiculously short wire, forcing users to sit right up …

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Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 7.2m in first week

Nintendo’s latest Pokemon game has broken an American sales record. Combined sales of Pokemon Sun and Moon reached 3.7m units in the Americas. That’s an 85 per cent increase over Pokemon X and Y and makes it the fastest selling Nintendo game ever in the region. It was revealed yesterday …

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Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

The latest entries in the Pokmon franchise have had big starts in Europe, with Nintendo saying they are its most successful launch in the region to date. The publisher has revealed that Pokmon Sun and Moon have shifted a whopping 1.5m units in their first week; 368,000 copies of this …

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UK Weekly Charts: Pokemon is biggest seller but doesn’t top charts

Pokmon Sun and Moon technically failed to top the UK weekly charts for their first week.Pokmon Sun debuted at No.3 and Pokmon Moon entered the charts at No.4. GfK however says that combined sales for Nintendo’s latest titles would give them the top spot – so Pokemon is the biggest …

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Oculus Rift Xbox One streaming arrives next week

Xbox One owners will very shortly be able to play their games in a virtual environment via the Oculus Rift. On December 12th a free Oculus app will be released that will allow owners to access their entire Xbox One library. Note that this does not make the games VR …

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