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PQube talks White Day and South Korea’s new school of horror

Originally released back in 2001, South Korean horror title White Day: A Labyrinth Named School is finally heading to European retail on August 4th courtesy of PQube. We talk to product manager Matthew Pellett about this cult-classic and why more publishers should be looking to South Korea for new business …

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Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology top Japanese charts despite fall in 3DS sales

Atlus’ time-travelling RPG Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology for the 3DS has gone straight in at No.1 in the Japanese weekly chart, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, ending the reign of Nintendo’s ARMS after its two week run at the top. The 3DS remake of the DS original shifted …

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Amazon clamps down on SNES Mini bulk buyers

People hoping to make financial gain from the expected scarcity of Nintendo’s upcoming SNES Mini have been dealt a blow. As posted on Neogaf, customers who placed bulk orders for the upcoming retro console on Amazon have been told that their orders have been trimmed back down to just one …

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Switch hits 1m sales in Japan after 17 weeks

After 17 weeks on shop shelves, the Nintendo Switch has finally hit one million sales in Japan,according to the latest figures from Famitsu. That’s not as fast as the Wii or 3DS, which took six and 13 weeks respectively to hit the same milestone, but it’s certainly much quicker than …

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Consumer demand for Switch has ‘surpassed’ Nintendo’s worldwide estimates

This morning, GAME cited "lower than expected" supply of the Nintendo Switch as a key contributor toward its revised sales outlook, but Nintendo has reassured MCV that the platform holder will continue to ramp up production as it enters the second half of the year. GAME said today that it …

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PQube to bring SmartBoy phone accessory to European retail

PQube has teamed up with LA-based hardware development company Hyperkin to bring the SmartBoy mobile phone accessory to European retail through the Samsung Mobile Accessory Partnership Program. Priced at 59.99, the SmartBoy attaches to Android smartphones to turn them into handheld gaming devices, but it’s also compatible with NTSC and …

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Inside/Limbo Double Pack heading to retail thanks to 505 Games

Playdead’s award-winning platformers Limbo and Inside are coming to retail in a special double pack courtesy of 505 Games, the publisher has announced. The Inside/Limbo Double Pack will arrive on shop shelves later this autumn on PS4 and Xbox One priced at 19.99, says 505. It will land in the …

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Microsoft explains Xbox One X’s £449 price

There has been much debate about Microsoft’s decision to price the Xbox One X at 449 ($499 in the US). That’s the same price the original Xbox One launched at (and the PS3, for that matter) but $100 more than both the PS4 and PS4 Pro launch prices. Speaking to …

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G2A claims Business Insider Innovation award

Business Insider has apparently handed its Innovation Initiator award to controversial key reseller G2A. The announcement was made via G2A itself. G2A has been recognized by Business Insider for its strong focus on innovation and the research and development of new products, services, and solutions,” the company said. G2A was …

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The Escapists 2 to break into retail this summer thanks to Sold Out and Team17

Boxed specialist Sold Out is partnering with Team17 to bring The Escapists 2 to retail, the publisher has announced. Arriving on shop shelves this summer, The Escapists 2 will receive a boxed release for PS4 and Xbox One, but not for Nintendo Switch (at least at time of writing). This …

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