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3DS flying high as it overtakes competition

Nintendo 3DS became last week’s biggest selling games device – and it might even sell out before Christmas. The portable appears to have overcome is stuttering launch in recent weeks, with hardware sales growing exponentially. MCV can reveal that the Metallic Red 3DS – released in September – is sold …

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Nintendo paints the town red for new 3DS launch

The UK will be awash with the colour red to ensure consumers are well aware of Nintendo’s bright new 3DS. Over 6,000 UK locations will be ‘painted red’ around the launch of the Metallic Red 3DS which hits shelves today, with six-sheet and 48-sheet posters advertising the new colour. Nintendo …

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Two new PS3 colours – Red and Blue

Sony has announced two brand new colour variants of the PS3 that will be released in Japan later this year. The Splash Blue and Scarlet Red models will be released in Japan on November 17th priced at 29,980 (around 240). There’s no hint yet of a release outside of Japan, …

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VIDEO: Release date for Super Mario Land 3D and Mario Kart 7

Two of the 3DS’ key upcoming titles have finally been given concrete release dates, though Kid Icarus has been delayed until 2012. Super Mario 3D Land will be released in Europe on November 18th. It’s Mario’s first 3D platforming adventure, though details about the title still remain fairly thin on …

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Flame Red 3DS hitting US next month

A brand new colour for the 3DS will hit US retailers on September 9th, the platform holder has announced. It’s called the Flame Red edition, and it will be launched alongside the release of first party shooter Star Fox 64 3D. To date only the Aqua Blue and Cosmos Black …

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EAs The Sims backs Comic Relief

Electronic Arts is set to raise thousands of pounds for Comic Relief via its best-selling The Sims franchise. The publisher will donate 1 for every Sims title sold in February and March to the charity – including the PC expansions and console versions of The Sims 3. Humour is an …

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Win a red Wii and DSi XL

Want to win a limited edition red Wii? The pack includes a red WiiMote Plus, a copy of New Super Mario Bros Wii, Wii Sports and a digital copy of Donkey Kong pre-installed on the machine. If that’s not enough, a limited edition red DSi XL with a copy of …

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Red Wii gets UK launch

Nintendo has announced that the red 25th Anniversary Mario Wii announced for Japan last week will also be getting a UK release. The SKU, which includes a red Wii console, red WiiMote Plus, a copy of New Super Mario Bros Wii, Wii Sports and a digital copy of Donkey Kong …

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Red Dead hit by stock shortages?

Wild West action adventure Red Dead Redemption has been hit by stock shortages according to reports from a number of retailers. MCV understands the game – released today – is suffering supply problems across the channel, with the PS3 version being the worst affected. Reps at Blockbuster, GAME and HMV …

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Red Dead Redemption could sell 4m

Rockstar’s latest sandbox action title Red Dead Redemption could sell 4m copies globally within its first year on sale. Analyst Doug Creutz from New York financial services company Cowen Group raised his sales estimates for the game from 2.2m to 4m, according to a report from Gamasutra. Creutz says this …

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