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OPINION: A Nintendo tablet? Is it now only a matter of when, not if?

Nintendo has an annoying habit of defying what many people expect them to do. After conditioning the games press into expecting precise and targeted Nintendo Direct messaging, yesterday’s 2DS announcement was a bit of a ham-fisted mess. While lots of people will peer at the peculiar 2DS and wonder what …

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Xbox 360 overtakes Wii as the UK’s No.1 games console

Xbox 360 is this generation’s best-selling home games console in the UK, says GfK Chart-Track. Microsoft’s platform will overtake Wii in a matter of days, the stat tracker says. Xbox 360 is regularly outselling all rivals in hardware terms, and has now shifted 8.4m consoles across the country. This is …

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The Conduit HD revealed for Tegra-powered mobile devices

The Conduit, as in High Voltage’s 2009 Wii-exclusive, is getting an HD update launching soon for Tegra-powered mobile and tablet devices. GoNintendo points us to a coming soon page for the game on Tegrazone that states the game will be released during Q1 2013. If that’s true, that means it …

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Nintendo plans continued support for Wii

As Nintendo turns the page over to the Wii U, the company has offered explanation on what it has in mind for the Wii going forward. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime told investors after the Nintendo Direct Wii U Conference today (via Engadget) that the Wii has sold around …

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Wii cut to £129

Nintendo has effectively cut the price of its Wii console by 50 with the launch of a new bundle. The Mario Kart Wii pack will arrive in two weeks, on May 20th, with an estimated retail price of 129 – a big drop on the previous price of 179. At …

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Mario misses UK top spot

Super Mario Galaxy 2 has fallen short of reaching Number One in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 by just 1,000 units. Nintendo’s super sequel – released for Wii on Friday – was beaten to the top spot by Rockstar’s multiformat Red Dead Redemption. The Wild West adventure …

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Argos sees Wii web hike

Argos has revealed that visits to its website made from Nintendo Wiis have doubled year-on-year, making it the third most popular web browsing device to the retailer. The home catalogue store said visits to Argos.co.uk from Wii consoles increased from 465,000 in 2008 to 805,000 last year. This means the …

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Argos sees Wii web hike

Argos has revealed that visits to its website made from Nintendo Wiis have doubled year-on-year, making it the third most popular web browsing device to the retailer. The home catalogue store said visits to Argos.co.uk from Wii consoles increased from 465,000 in 2008 to 805,000 last year. This means the …

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Wii drops to £140 at Amazon

Amazon.co.uk has slashed 60 off the price of the original Wii bundle today. The deal sees the pack, which includes Wii Sports, sell for 139.99 on the site – down from a trade price of 199.99. The bundle also includes one wireless Wii Remote and one Nunchuk. The deal seems …

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Wii slashed to £145 at Asda

Supermarket behemoth Asda has cut the price of Nintendo’s Wii to 145. The promotion is set to run from today (Wednesday May 20th) to Sunday May 24th, and includes the console, Wii Sports, and controllers. The console is also available from Asda Direct for the same price. Asda’s games buying …

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