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Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games races into view

Nintendo has announced a Wii U and 3DS release for Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Confirmed events include the 100-metre sprint, football, table tennis, beach volleyball and rhythmic gymnastics. Some events will be exclusive to a particular version. On Wii U, for instance, players will be …

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Nintendo gets Sonic exclusivity, new Olympics game

Sonic The Hedgehog will continue to find a home on Nintendo formats as the platform holder announced an exclusive new partnership with Sega. As part of this deal the hedgehog’s next outing, Sonic: Lost World, will be released only for Wii U and 3DS. More details of the game will …

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Weak sales prompt Western restructure for Sega

Sega has declared it will "streamline" its operations in the U.S and Europe after poor sales of its new titles last year. In its financial results for FY2012, the publisher reported total sales of packaged games had dropped to 17.2m units, a year-on-year decline of eight per cent. Sega said …

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Free 3DS demos added to eShop

Nintendo 3DS owners will be able to download free game demos from tomorrow, starting with Resident Evil Revelations. Users can access the demo using the 3DS’ online eShop service, more than one week before the survival horror game hits shelves on Friday, January 27th. Platform holder Nintendo announced that demos …

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Olympic-sized TV spend for Mario & Sonic

There will be no escaping Mario & Sonic this Christmas as Sega ramps up its TV ad push. The publisher has prepared its biggest ever TV spend for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games title, which will be released for Wii on November 18th. The bulk of ads will run …

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DOWNLOAD: Sonic’s 20th anniversary supplement

Sonic the Hedgehog has been tearing up gamers screens for 20 years, and MCV has put together a supplement celebrating that very fact. We look back at the key moments in Sonic’s history from 1991 to 2007, and reveal the plans for the upcoming adventure – Sonic Generations. On top …

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November release for Mario & Sonics new Olympic game

As you’re no doubt aware, yesterday marked one year to the day until the beginning of the London 2012 Olympics, and Sega has used to hype to announce a release date for one of its Olympic titles. The Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games …

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Mario & Sonic Olympics out November

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games will hit UK shelves on Wii this November. Sega confirmed the latest party game will be out in time for Christmas, while a 3DS version will be released in February 2012. In addition to this, a separate game, London 2012 – …

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Mario & Sonic heading to London Olympics

Iconic duo Mario and Sonic will join forces for an officially licensed title based on next year’s London Olympics. Called Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, it’s due out on both the Wii and 3DS though the release date won’t be announced until later this year. It’s …

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New Mario & Sonic slashed to £18.99

Supermarket giant Morrisons has slashed the price of Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games on Wii by over 50 per cent. The game, which hit shelves today, has an RRP of 39.99, yet Morrisons is selling the title for 18.99. The offer lasts until Sunday. Sainsbury’s is also …

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