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Tetris and Donkey Kong composer Fuller has passed away

Brad Fuller, who helped create the soundtracks to a number of classic 1980s video games, has died. Working as a composer for video games since 1978, Fuller joined Atari in 1982, where he created the scores to titles including Tetris, Donkey Kong, Marble Madness and Gauntlet II. He also worked …

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Donkey Kong record holder’s lawsuit against Cartoon Network dismissed

Former Donkey Kong champion Billy Mitchell’s attempt to sue a cartoon show he claims stole his likeness has been thrown out of court. Mitchell, who was the first person to pass one million points in the Nintendo classic – the subject of the 2007 documentary ‘The King of Kong’ – …

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NINTENDO: Donkey Kong Country returns with Tropical Freeze

Following the success of Donkey Kong Country Returns, Nintendo is rolling out a new version for Wii U. The game will be the first HD entry in the series and retains the classic 2D platforming style of the previous title – although the camera angle will now move around the …

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Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D gets big TV push

Nintendo has booked a TV and online campaign to push Donkey Kong’s 3DS debut. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, a new version of the 2010 Wii hit, is released on May 24th and is backed by social activity and online ads on gaming and kids sites. Nintendo has also booked …

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NINTENDO: NintendoLand to be Wii U’s Wii Sports

Wii U is getting its own Wii Sports-style title in the form of NintendoLand. Reggie Fils-Aime announced the title during the platform holder’s E3 press conference, claiming that NintendoLand will have the same effect as the Wii’s launch title – it will make the new controller easier to understand for …

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Now you can live in Super Mario World

Supernice.co.uk has revealed a fantastic way to transform any child’s (or, to be fair, adult’s) room into a level right out of Super Mario Bros. The retailer is currently offering a range of officially licensed reusable wall stickers based on three Nintendo titles – Super Mario Bros, New Super Mario …

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Nintendo announces Mario Kart Wii bundle

A new Wii bundle will arrive on shelves this month to further commemorate Mario’s 25th anniversary. Nintendo announced the limited edition package will include a black Wii, black Wii Remote Plus, black Wii Wheel and two games: Mario Kart Wii and, of course, Wii Sports. Additionally, the console will come …

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Wiebe reclaims Donkey Kong record

It’s perhaps the most famous high-score rivalry in the world of video games and it shows no sign of letting up. High score tracker Twin Galaxies has officially confirmed that Steve Wiebe has once again reclaimed the World Record for Nintendo’s arcade classic Donkey Kong, beating fierce rival Billy Mitchell …

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