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Japanese Vita sales flat as 3DS soar

Sony’s new handheld has maintained a steady level of sales in its fourth week on the market, but Nintendo has widened the gap. Vita sold 42,915 units in the week ending January 8th, a slight improvements on the 42,468 units from the previous week. Sony claims 500,000 units have been …

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Analysts: 3DS is ‘clear of the woods’

It may have suffered from a slow start, but analysts are confident the Nintendo 3DS has "turned the corner". Industry experts believe the price cut and release of key first-party titles have dramatically improved the handheld’s prospects for 2012, according to Eurogamer. "It’s very successful, but ran into a headwind …

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3DS Lite rumoured for 2012

A Japanese magazine has reported that a slimmer version of the Nintendo 3DS could be on shelves by the end of the year. Speculation about a new version of the handheld formed part of Nikkei Trendy’s 2012 preview feature, listed under ‘spring’ according to Kotaku. "To increase the 3DS’ install …

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Eurosport comes to 3DS

Nintendo has teamed up with the Eurosport Group to create 3D video content for its newest handheld. A dedicated Eurosport video player application is now available free of charge from the Nintendo eShop. Once installed, the app automatically downloads the latest videos via SpotPass. The initial wave of videos will …

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3DS smashes sales records Down Under

Nintendo’s 3DS has outperformed the company’s previous platforms in Australia. The handheld has sold more than 200,000 units in its first 37 weeks, setting a new sales record for the region. It has not only surpassed the early sales of other handhelds, but even home consoles, according to CVG. As …

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Resident Evil: Revelations and ‘Circle Pad Pro’ arrive on January 27th

Resident Evil: Revelations will release for the 3DS in Europe on January 27th along with the new ‘Circle Pad Pro’ accessory. The circle pad pro device adds functionality to the handheld, with a second analogue control added via a large attachment, but was nevertheless controversial when announced earlier in the …

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