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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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Nintendo of America begins selling refurb 3DS and DSi hardware

The American arm of Nintendo has introduced a new way for consumers to get their hands on a cut-price 3DS. The NoA site has begun selling refurbished 3DS consoles. Prices start at $119.99 for a standard 3DS and $169.99 for the 3DS XL. Refurbed DSi’s are available for $99.99. Some …

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Nintendo US selling refurbished DS and 3DS units

Nintendo’s US online store is selling refurbished handheld consoles. DS and 3DS units with ‘minor blemishes’ are available to buy directly from the firm at a slightly reduced price. It’s similar to Apple’s refurbished store, which sells Macs, iPads, iPhones – often ex-models – at more affordable prices. And like …

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Nintendo cuts DSi and DSI XL price in US

The age of the 3DS is upon us, so it seems only right that Nintendo moves now to slash the price of its last generation handheld. The DSi will be cut to $99 and its bigger brother, the DSi XL, is to drop to $129. That’s represents a saving of …

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Zelda: Four Swords offered as free DSi download

Nintendo has announced that a special version of acclaimed portable multiplayer hit The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords will be offered to DSi owners as a free download. The announcement is part of the company’s 25th Anniversary celebrations for the cherished franchise. The Game Boy conversion will include new areas …

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Which DSiWare games are incompatible with 3DS?

Having said yesterday that DSi owners would be able to transfer "most" of their digital purchases to 3DS when the Nintendo eShop goes live on June 7th, the platform has named exactly which titles won’t make the jump. In total 18 games aren’t compatible with Nintendo’s new machine. Here’s the …

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GAME launches PERK UP

Leading video games retailer GAME has gone live with a new aggressive special promotions push that will run for six weeks. Called PERK UP (that’s ‘Pre-order’, ‘Everyday low prices’, ‘Rewards’, ‘Killer Deals’, ‘UK delivery for free’ and ‘Play Now, Trade Later’) the offer is kicking off with some big savings …

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3DS compatible with DSi chargers

The Nintendo 3DS will be compatible with standard DSi chargers when it hits stores later this year. Game boxes are also slimmer than DS titles, and 3DS consoles can exchange data with other units even when in sleep mode, reports GoNintendo. The site issued a roundup of hardware details following …

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