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3DS looks to surpass 6m US sales with new bundle

With Nintendo closing in on 6m units sold in the US, the company has revealed a new bundle for its 3DS line. Gamespot reports the bundle will pack a Flame Red 3DS with a copy of Super Mario 3D Land pre-installed for $170. The latest 3DS hardware offering will launch …

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Nintendo expects XL Xmas for 3DS

Excitement for Wii U is building, but Nintendo is spending significant marketing money to ensure 3DS grows this season, too. Speaking to MCV in her first interview since taking the role of marketing and PR director at Nintendo UK, Shelly Pearce said the firm expects the handheld to do good …

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No plans for Unity on 3DS, company solely focused on Wii U

The recent announcement of Unity support coming to the Wii U had some wondering if the relationship between Nintendo and Unity may extend beyond the upcoming console. Not so, explains Unity’s Tracy Erickson. The company’s development relations officer clarified to NintendoLife that the Wii U is, at the moment, the …

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How do New Super Mario Bros 2 sales compare to the original?

SEQUEL WATCH: The latest data is in, and Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros 2 was the biggest selling individual format game released last week. It managed No.2 in the Chart-Track All-Formats Charts, beaten by Square Enix’s Sleeping Dogs. But how well did it perform really? Should Nintendo be happy with …

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Nintendo details trio of 3DS retail options

Nintendo has detailed the three ways in which consumers will be able to purchases digital games for the 3DS. Andriasang reports that gamers have three options. Firstly, they can download the game directly onto their machine from the Nintendo eShop. Simple. Secondly, they can buy a code from an online …

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Art Academy sells over 500k in UK

With the upcoming release of Nintendo’s 3DS XL system and New Art Academy, the publisher has confirmed that the original DS game sold over half a million copies in the UK. The original Art Academy continues to be one of the top performing Nintendo DS games each week,” confirmed marketing …

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Nintendo: Over 5m 3DS units sold in US

Nintendo has announced their 3DS handheld has sold over 5m units in the United States. The company revealed the figure following the NPD Group’s June report. The simultaneous launch of the 3DS XL and New Super Mario Bros. 2 on August 19th, along with a holiday line-up including the latest …

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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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Nintendo will share download data

The download numbers of New Super Mario Bros 2 will be made public so that the industry ‘can better understand’ that market, Nintendo has said. The platform holder will launch New Super Mario Bros 2 and Onitore (a new Brain Training) via retail and digital at the same time. It …

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