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DSi digital content shop announced

After the huge successes the firm has enjoyed with both its retro Virtual Console service and original software shop WiiWare, Nintendo has now confirmed that a similar store for DS owners is being lined up. Users will use the same points scheme currently employed on Wii to pay for downloads, …

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Punch-Out Wii and GameCube re-releases confirmed

Alongside the news of a brand new multimedia re-visioning of the DS (as exclusively confirmed by MCV yesterday), Nintendo has also announced that a Wii version of its popular boxing title Punch Out is in development. Also confirmed is a sequel to Treasure’s cult classic Sin and Punishment, though it’s …

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Nintendo unveils DSi

Nintendo has officially revealed its new DS SKU, the DSi. The new console, which MCV yesterday exclusively confirmed would be revealed, is similar in design to the DS Lite, but features two cameras, larger screens, improved speakers, and an SD memory card slot. The machine is also 12 per cent …

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New DS confirmed tomorrow

Nintendo will announce a new, updated version of its DS console at a press conference tomorrow morning, MCV has learnt. According to our impeccable source in Japan, Satoru Iwata will make the announcement at 5am UK time – as first predicted by MCV last month. Little is known about the …

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Is Nintendo prepping new hardware range?

Momentum is growing behind rumours that Nintendo is preparing to unveil updates to both of its market leading consoles. Talk of a redesigned DS has been doing the rounds for quite some time, and the latest murmurings suggest that a new handheld boasting two touch screens, an integrated digital camera …

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UK CHARTS: Force Unleashed clings to No. 1

The top of the ChartTrack/ELSPA Top 40 remains the same this week, as Star Wars: The Force Unleashed holds onto the No. 1 spot for the second week in a row. Wii Fit is also a non-mover in second place, having enjoyed a 75 per cent rise in sales, with …

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Wii Music dated for US

Nintendo has confirmed that Wii Music will be released in the US on October 20th – but told MCV that it still hasn’t secured a UK or European date. First announced at E3 this year by Shigeru Miyamoto, Wii Music contains over 60 instruments and is compatible with the Wii …

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Nintendo unveils new DS bundles

As the countdown to Christmas continues, Nintendo has unveiled a series of new DS bundles designed to appeal to the whole family. Each pack is set to hit retail across Europe in time for the Christmas period, with the following five bundles set for the UK next month: – White …

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Nintendo tops profit per capita table

Nintendo makes more profits per employee than both investment bank Goldman Sachs and Google, according to survey put together by the Financial Times. Each of the 3,000 staff at Nintendo – most of which work in games development or R&D – will produce $1.6m in profile this year.For the full …

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