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First party releases delayed to ensure ongoing Wii U hardware sales

Nintendo is deliberately slowing the release of first party Wii U titles to help extend the console’s sales into 2013. That’s the admission of boss Satoru Iwata who has told investors that the machine is guaranteed to do well at launch – the challenge, he believes, is maintaining any potential …

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SmartGlass support planned for all first party Microsoft games

Microsoft has said that consumers can expect its new SmartGlass technology to be incorporated into every first party title following its autumn release. "It just makes so much sense for a developer who wants to supply, maybe not time-critical information, like ‘that enemy is getting ready to shoot you,’ but …

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Analyst: Nintendo trumps Microsofts first party offerings

One US analyst had rubbished Microsoft’s belief that its first party Xbox 360 titles are superior” to the catalogues offered by either Nintendo or Sony. In fact, Michael Pachter thinks that Nintendo is the clear leader when it comes to the quality and success of first party console software. I …

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Sony supportive of Online Pass

Having required buyers of SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3 on UMD to validate their game online by using a code before they could play online multiplayer earlier this year, it looks like Sony could roll out the model to all of its upcoming titles. On the principle of making online portions …

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E3 2010: Move software line-up revealed

Sony has released a full list of games officially confirmed for the PlayStation Move. Notable entries include Heavy Rain, SingStar Dance, Killzone 3, resident Evil 5 Gold Edition, RUSE and Time Crisis. Sony’s LittleBigPlanet 2 is also listed – with a November 2010 release date. Here’s the list in firm: …

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