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JAPAN: WiiMote Plus dated

Nintendo has confirmed that it will launch the WiiMote Plus at Japanese retail on November 11th. The new controller looks much like the current design, but integrates the until now additional Motion Plus technology that greatly increases the accuracy of the device. Andriasang reports that the controller will launch in …

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Move can capture Wii audience, EA says

Having worked wonders in bringing video games to a whole new audience with the Wii, EA hopes that Sony can carry on where Nintendo left off and take the Wii audience deeper into the games market. When asked by MCV if PlayStation Move can convert the Wii’s audience, EA’s European …

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Wii SNES pad arrives to UK

Keen Nintendo enthusiasts will be pleased with the latest addition to the UK arm of the Club Nintendo store – a Wii compatible version of the SNES joypad. A variant on the already available Classic Controller, the peripheral first made an appearance on the Japanese version of the Club Nintendo …

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Rare wanted Kinect controller

Kinect may be the pioneer of entirely controller-free games control, but there was a time in its development when both British developer Rare and Microsoft Game Studios boss Peter Molyneux were adamant” that some sort of physical controller was vital to its success. We went over to see Kinect – …

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Killzone 3 gets concrete date

The American PlayStation blog has issued the first solid release date for Killzone 3 – February 22nd 2010. Previously Sony had only confirmed a February arrival for the game, which is the third in the series first debuted by Amsterdam-based developer Guerrilla Games on the PS2 back in November 2004. …

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Xbox 360 controller redesign confirmed

Following reports of a change to the d-pad on the default Xbox 360 controller, Microsoft has confirmed that a revision to the popular peripheral is in the works. Joystiq reported last night that the platform holder was working on a new design for the d-pad that, when turned 90 degrees, …

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Wii Party bundled with WiiMote

Nintendo has chosen to play new mini-game collection Wii Party with the WiiMote. The platform holder applied the same strategy with launch title Wii Play – and it seemingly paid off, with Wii Play being crowned earlier this year as the best ever selling game in North America. Though some …

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MS: Fable III controller announced

Microsoft has announced a limited edition controller will complement the release of Fable III. The accessory features a gold design based on the artwork of the Fable series, designed by the team at Lionhead Studios. It also comes with collectable packaging and an Xbox Live token that gives games an …

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MS plays down Kinects hardcore appeal

Microsoft has offered up a very simple explanation for the lack of hardcore games currently set to support the upcoming Kinect motion camera – the device isn’t aimed at the core market. Instead, the company has said that its motion titles and traditional joypad-based games are aimed at very different …

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Tony Hawk names next game

In a move that he obviously knew would send Activision’s PR team into somewhat of a frenzy, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk last night revealed via Twitter the name of the next game to star his likeness – Tony Hawk Shred. Tony Hawk: Shred. There, I said it. Actually, I named …

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