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Cut The Rope gets premium price on Nintendo eShop

Nintendo’s decision to bring hit mobile games that have made their name on smartphones seems like a smart one. So the arrival of Chillingo’s hit puzzle title Cut The Rope can be nothing other than a really smart move, right? Perhaps. Until you see that it costs 500 Points. That …

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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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Iwata: WiiWare/DSiWare have been disappointing

Satoru Iwata has admitted that Nintendo has been disappointed in the performance of its downloadable games services. During his keynote speech at GDC 2011 in San Francisco, the Nintendo president said: To date, our WiiWare and DSiWare services have not operated as well as they should have.” The Wii’s games …

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3DS e-portal delayed until May

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has thrown doubts over previous claims that the 3DS eShop will arrive in time for the handheld’s launch. The eShop – which is the handheld’s new online games portal – will install in 3DS devices via a system update, according to previous claims from Nintendo. Nintendo …

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E-portal ready for 3DS launch

Nintendo has said it will continue offing an online games portal for its upcoming handheld, the 3DS. It means both established studios and smaller indies can still distribute their content on Nintendo’s next major console. The ‘3DS eShop’ will provide users with a catalogue of DSiWare games, as well as …

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Rising Star announces GO Series

Rising Star and Gamebridge have announced they will launch a new range of DSiWare titles next week. The GO Series will feature high quality downloadable games from a variety of renowned Japanese studios, including G-mode, ArtePiazza, SUZAK and TOM CREATE. Between them, they have produced well-know games from leading franchises …

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No DSiWare transfers for DSi XL

It has emerged that consumers hoping to upgrade from their existing DSi to the all-new super-sized DSi XL have no way of transferring over any existing DSiWare purchases stored on their old machines. The situation echoes that suffered by Sony when it unleashed its digital-only PSPgo, leaving owners of older …

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WiiWare and DSiWare TV ads arrive

Platform holder Nintendo has silenced any critics that have accused it of failing to back its new digital services to kicking off a huge three week TV advertising campaign in the UK. With the first TV spots airing last night, the new campaign is already running during prime time TV …

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