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Nintendo World Championships US regional qualifiers detailed

Nintendo has revealed US qualifiers for the company’s recently announced Nintendo World Championships revival will take place later this month. Eight qualifying events will take place simultaneously (excluding the time zone differences) across America on May 30th from 10 am to 7 pm local time. Entrants will be playing the …

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Nintendo World Championships return for E3 2015

The Nintendo World Championships – last held in 1990 – will be making a comeback at E3 2015, Nintendo of America has announced. The company revealed the news as part of its E3 plans. Nintendo fans can compete for a spot in the Championships on May 30th at select Best …

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Zynga hires Best Buy exec as CFO

Social gaming company Zynga has hired David Lee to serve as its chief financial officer and chief accounting officer. Lee previously worked at Best Buy as senior vice president of enterprise finance. In his new role he will be reporting directly to CEO Don Mattrick, formerly Microsoft’s president of interactive …

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GameStop no longer taking Xbox One Day One Edition pre-orders

GameStop is no longer accepting pre-orders for the Xbox One Day One Edition. A spokesperson for the retailer told Joystiq that due to high demand,” the Day One Edition of the console is no longer up for reservation. PS4 pre-orders at GameStop were recently halted for the same reason. The …

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Microsoft launching 600 Windows Stores Best Buys across US and Canada

Over 600 Windows Stores are to be installed in Best Buys across the US and Canada. TechSpot reports that the concessions will range in size from 1,500 to 2,200 square feet and are designed to help consumers get some hands-on time with the latest Windows operating environment. Over 1,200 jobs …

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Nintendo reveals Best Buy E3 demo locations

Nintendo has released the list of Best Buy stores set to demo its Wii U and 3DS E3 line-up next month. The demo stations will be open for business across over 100 US shops on Wednesday, June 12th from 4-8 pm, and again on Saturday, June 15th from 1-5 pm …

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Nintendo bringing E3 to Best Buy

Nintendo is handling E3 very differently this year. First, it revealed it would not be holding it’s traditional pre-show press conference. Then it promised more activity and new games at its show floor booth.And now it has promised to take its E3 demos directly to the public. Nintendo of America …

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Ouya retail launch set for June

The Kickstarter-funded Ouya console will head to retail this June. The Wall Street Journal reports Amazon, Gamestop, Target, and Best Buy are among the shops will stock the Android-based gaming hardware. The console will be priced at $99, with Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman revealing additional controllers will go for $49.99. …

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The Wii Mini IS real – first picture revealed

Unsubstantiated rumours from little known websites are never correct, right? Wrong. Yesterday MCV reported word from the internet that Nintendo was preparing to launch a Wii Mini before the end of the year. We didn’t really believe it. And many of you didn’t either. How foolish of us. The Canadian …

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$99 two-year contract Xbox 360 offered by GameStop, Best Buy

The $99 Xbox 360 Kinect bundle carrying a 24-month contract is now available through GameStop and Best Buy. Major Nelson announced the availability of it through the pair of retailers after the ‘program’ debuted at the Microsoft Store last month. The package runs $99 at time of original purchase, and …

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