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Nintendo UK veteran James Honeywell departs after 21 years

Popular Nintendo UK marketing boss James Honeywell has left Nintendo after more than two decades at the platform holder. He joined the company around the launch of Donkey Kong Country in the company’s customer service department, but his knowledge and love for Nintendo games caught the attention of higher ups, …

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Nintendo wins lawsuit regarding handheld patent

Nintendo has emerged victorious after a company claimed that the platform holder’s handheld consoles infringed on its patent. The Quintal Research Group nailed down a patent in 2008 for a ‘computerized information retrieval system’. Such a system, the patent proposes, is described as having a generally rectangular shape, with a …

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DS game Brain Training arrives on Wii U

Nintendo has released a DS game on the Wii U Virtual Console for the first time. Eurogamer reports that Brain Training is now available to Japanese Wii U owners who have updated their console to the latest firmware. It’s free, too, until June 30th. The two screens of the DS …

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Nintendo wins DS patent challenge

An attempt by a Texas company to sting Nintendo for an alleged patent infringement with its DS design has been dismissed. CVG reports that in 2009 Wall Wireless LLC tried to sue Nintendo regarding one of is wireless communication technology patents. However, some five years later both the Japanese Patent …

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Online play and other services being shut down on Wii and DS

Nintendo’s Wi-Fi Connect services will shortly be shut down. This means a host of online services enjoyed by Wii and DS users will soon be unavailable including online multiplayer and leaderboards. Affected titles will include the likes of Mario Kart, Smash Bros and Pokemon. Other services due for the chop …

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Two new Transformers bundles on the way this Christmas

Activision is to release two Transformers game bundles this Q4. The first, for Nintendo Wii, is called the Transformers: Ultimate Battle Edition while the second, due out on DS, is called the Transformers: Ultimate Autobots Edition. The Wii release contains two games – Transformers: Cybertron Adventures (based on the War …

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Nintendo: DS/2DS/3DS is "quite a simple proposition"

When 3DS launched, MCV visited High Street stores to talk 3DS with store staff, and we were disappointed by the results. Several of the men and women whose job it was to sell Nintendo’s new portable told us that the 3DS was just a DS with a 3D screen. Not …

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Ghostlight’s Devil Survivor 2 campaign hits target

Devil Survivor 2 will be released on DS in Europe. That’s because Ghostlight’s campaign to attract enough pre-orders to make its release in Europe financially viable has been a success. After a herculean push over the last week, I am delighted to say that Devil Survivor 2 has reached its …

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