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New publisher Gamebridge details first releases

New Euro publisher Gamebridge has revealed details of its first releases. Each will come to market in collaboration with sales and distribution partner Rising Star, as revealed in MCV last week. The first game due from the publisher in the UK is Happy Bakery for Nintendo DS on May 29th. …

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Nintendo DSi: All the news in one place

It’s been a busy morning for early risers – Nintendo UK has confirmed the European roll out of the DSi, and MCV has the scoop on all the latest info. We’ve posted up a number of stories including the top line details, comments from Nintendo’s UK general manager David Yarnton, …

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Nintendo DSi is a ‘step-change’ for games market says UK GM

Not content with having already seriously grown the games market globally in the past few years, Nintendo is confident its new DSi handheld will fuel even more industry expansion. Today the format-holder announced the third-generation of the DS will arrive in Europe on April 3rd. The North American launch is …

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Rockstar: DSi will boost GTA Chinatown Wars sales

Rockstar Games has told MCV that its upcoming Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is likely to see a significant boost when Nintendo launches the new DSi. Although the game is released two weeks before the DSi hits, Rockstar Games UK’s general manager told MCV that the new handheld’s launch buzz …

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No DSi stock shock, says Nintendo UK

Nintendo’s UK general manager David Yarnton told MCV that retailers can expect a ‘consistent and steady’ flow of DSi stock once the machine arrives in April. This morning we revealed that the upgraded device will be available across Europe from April 3rd priced 149.99. The handheld will be available alongside …

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Nintendo DSi hits Europe on April 3rd, priced £149.99

The next generation of the Nintendo DS, the upgraded DSi device, will hit the UK and Europe on April 3rd. Arriving days before the release of the handheld in the US – which was confirmed yesterday for April 5th – the machine will be priced 149.99 in the UK. The …

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DSi hits North America on April 5th

The newest version of the Nintendo DS, the Nintendo DSi, will be released in North America on April 5th, priced US$169.99. Available in blue or black colours, the device boasts new features like a bigger screen and built-in cameras. The device was released in Japan in December to strong sales. …

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DS closes in on 9m UK sales

GfK-ChartTrack has revealed to MCV that the Nintendo DS is teetering on the edge of a nine-million installed base in the UK. And director Dorian Bloch said that he believed the imminent launch of successor the DSi will give those numbers yet more of a boost. He told MCV: We’re …

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DS sales hit 1.5m in Oz

Nintendo has broken more records in Australia – as the DS reaches 1.5 million sales, with the Wii following on 750,000 units. According to GameSpot, the DS reached its milestone in 194 weeks, while the Wii took 102 weeks. Both devices broke the record for fastest-selling console to reach 1.5 …

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