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Super Smash Bros doubles weekly Wii U sales in Japan; console outsells New Nintendo 3DS

The Wii U release of Super Smash Bros has sent Nintendo’s console back up the Japanese hardware charts, according to the latest data from Famitsu. Nintendo’s all-star fighting title, which was released for 3DS in Japan back in September, topped the software rankings in its debut week, knocking fellow Nintendo …

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UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME’s Black Friday sale

An Xbox One with four games will apparently feature as part of GAME’s Black Friday sale kicking off tonight. A HotUKDeals user claims to have seen a TV ad for a 299.99 bundle including a console, controller and copies of Forza Motorsport 5, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, Assassin’s Creed: Unity …

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Raspberry Pi A+ brings improvements, lower price

A smaller, cheaper version of credit card-sized computer Raspberry Pi is now available for purchase, the hardware’s creators have announced. The non-profit organization’s blog reveals Raspberry Pi model A+ is 21mm shorter in length than the B+ edition of the device. It also consumes less power, carries better audio, and …

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PS4 unit sales reach 13.5m worldwide as console enjoys its best quarter since launch

Sales of the PS4 have now hit 13.5m units after the console shifted 3.3m worldwide in the quarter ending September 30th, Sony has revealed. That’s up from the 2.7m shipped in the quarter before and the 3m shipped in Q4 2013, Sony’s sales datashows. In fact, it is the second …

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UPDATED: Wii U sales double year-on-year

Sales of the Wii U in the half year ending September hit 1.12m – over double the 460k sold in the same period the year before. Wii U software sales grew from 6.3m units to 9.4m units. Lifetime sales of the Wii U, which Nintendo describes as enjoying improved sales …

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Very offering exclusive PS4 SingStar Ultimate Party bundle

There’s yet another PS4 hardware bundle available in the UK, this time from Very.co.uk. As spotted by Videogamer, the SingStar Ultimate Party bundle includes a console, controller, copy of the game and a PlayStation Camera for 399.99. There’s no need for microphones this time, of course, as the game allows …

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Nintendo steps up hunt for ‘future platforms’ hardware architect

Devising strategies for future Nintendo gaming platforms” is a key requirement in a new graphics architect vacancy posted by the Wii U platform holder. As spotted by NeoGaf, a listing for a lead graphics architect in the system-on-chip architecture group” is on the hunt for someone to shape the design …

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Two Xbox One Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed two Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles leaked by retailers earlier this week. The first costs 349.99 and includes a copy of the game and the second adds in a Kinect and costs 399.99. Both include a copy of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, too. Interestingly both will be …

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Microsoft ‘not satisfied’ with current Xbox One sales in Japan

Xbox One has got off to a slow start in Japan, but Microsoft has vowed to continue with its ongoing struggle to achieve success in the region. It’s not as though we’re satisfied with the current sales state,” Xbox Japan boss Takashi Sensui told Famitsu, as translated by Kotaku. We …

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