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Nintendo 3DS best-sellers receive price cuts next week

Nintendo, in a rare move, has announced it will be cutting the price on five of its first-party 3DS hits – including Mario, Donkey Kong, and Animal Crossing titles. The company states that as of April 22nd of next week, Mario Kart 7, Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario …

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Nintendo ramps up digital offer on 3DS

Full download titles, online sales, DLC – such things are rarely discussed in the same sentence as Nintendo platforms. But there were signs of change in last night’s European Nintendo Direct broadcast, in which NoE president Satoru Shibata revealed plans for all three on 3DS. Following its experiment with New …

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Rufus Hound promotes Mario Kart 7 tournament

Comedian Rufus Hound is joining Nintendo to promote the upcoming Mario Kart 7 tournament. Due to take place this summer, the Britian’s Fastest Family Tournament offers keen Mario Kart 7 players a chance to win a Honda Jazz and other Nintendo goodies as well as the coveted Mario Kart 7 …

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Mario’s 3DS outings break US sales records

Both Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 have become the fastest selling games in the history of their franchises in the US. The pair are the first 3DS games to sell over a million units in the territory. In addition, the 3DS console itself has officially sold more …

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Nintendo: ‘3DS is approaching 3m sales in Japan’

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata believes the 3DS is about to cross the 3m sales mark in Japan and will reach a 4m milestone by April. Speaking to Nikkei, as translated by Andriasang, Iwata said the 3DS has regained its vigour” thanks to the price drop and major new releases such …

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What’s Out Today? w/e December 2nd, 2011

Nintendo kicks off this month’s new releases with the 3DS debut of its ever-popular Mario Kart series. Mario Kart 7 introduces customisable vehicles, hang gliding and underwater races to the franchise, as well as making use of the handheld’s unique functionality such as 3D effects and Spot Pass. Meanwhile, new …

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Miyamoto resisted Mario Kart 7 changes

It takes a strong willed fellow to stand up to the mighty Shigeru Miyamoto, but that’s exactly what happened in the development of 3DS racer Mario Kart 7. "The way the gliders fly isn’t particularly faithful to real life, but I think it feels pretty good in action," he told …

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Mario Kart 3DS gets third party steering wheel

Upcoming 3DS title Mario Kart 7 is to be the surprise recipient of a third party steering wheel accessory from Hori. Nintendo’s own steering wheel peripheral of course took centre stage in its last Mario Kart game on Wii, but it’s unusual for such a device to be released for …

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VIDEO: Release date for Super Mario Land 3D and Mario Kart 7

Two of the 3DS’ key upcoming titles have finally been given concrete release dates, though Kid Icarus has been delayed until 2012. Super Mario 3D Land will be released in Europe on November 18th. It’s Mario’s first 3D platforming adventure, though details about the title still remain fairly thin on …

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Brand Map: Mario Kart

This week we’re going to look at Mario Kart using the GameVision Brand Map you can buy direct from MCV online. Twice a year we ask European consumers about 200 games they are playing and compile the data into a report we call a Brand Map. We asked 6,835 gamers …

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