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Nintendo 64 and DS titles hit Wii U Virtual Console this month

Nintendo has begun rolling out Nintendo DS and Nintendo 64 titles on the Wii U Virtual Console, with the company announcing new arrivals throughout the month of April. The news was announced during the firm’s Nintendo Direct event this week. Starting today, Super Mario 64 and Yoshi’s Island DS will …

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Final Fantasy IV launches for PC on Steam

Square Enix has brought the most recent version of Final Fantasy IV to the Windows PC platform via Steam. The game – based on the 2007 Nintendo DS remake of the original SNES release – has been optimized for PC,” introduces achievements and carries gamepad support. The PC version also …

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Final Fantasy III PC release heading to Steam

Square Enix has announced plans to continue its trend of repackaging older Final Fantasy games for PC, revealing Square’s 1990 release Final Fantasy III is coming soon” to Steam. Released exclusively in Japan nearly a quarter century ago, Final Fantasy III was re-released with a western launch as a 2007 …

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Wii U Virtual Console adding Nintendo DS titles

Wii U’s Virtual Console library is set to grow a bit more robust, with Nintendo announcing plans to bring Nintendo DS games onto the service. The reveal was made by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata during a financial results meeting that included news on several properties, such as Mario Kart 8. …

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Moshi Monsters outsells Pokemon in UK 2012 DS Top Ten

Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo was last year’s biggest selling DS game, says GfK Chart-Track data. The title – which was actually released in 2011 – scored the most consecutive DS No.1s ever last year. It beat Pokemon Black 2, which managed second place, although that game was released later in …

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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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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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Pokemon Black and White 2 over 2m units sold

Pokmon Black and White 2 have combined for more than two million sales since their June 23rd launch. The latest weekly numbers out of Japan provided by Eurogamer reveal another 416,850 copies sold for the DS sequels. That added to over 1.16m pre-orders along with nearly 500,000 units sold during …

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ANALYSIS: Nintendo reinvents the download

Nintendo has caved to the online revolution, and will soon offer simultaneous digital/physical releases. But its download plan could also change the way video games are sold, says Michael French Too little, too late? It’s very easy to consider Nintendo’s sudden declaration to ‘significantly expand its digital business’ during its …

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