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Mario Galaxy 2 is not a system seller

Outspoken games analyst Michael Pachter has stated that upcoming releases such as Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Metroid Other M are not potential system sellers for Wii hardware, and that Nintendo must cut the price of its console if it is to stop further sales declines. I still think that …

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Mario Galaxy 2 UK date revealed

Further to its confirmation of a North American release date yesterday, Nintendo has just this moment confirmed a UK release date of June 11th for Super Mario Galaxy 2. The release date is even earlier than the mid-summer prediction muttered earlier today and will delight the platform holder’s legion of …

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US: Super Mario Galaxy 2 dated

Wii platform sequel Super Mario Galaxy 2 will be released in North America on May 23rd, Nintendo has confirmed. The release date is even earlier than the mid-summer prediction muttered earlier today and will delight the platform holder’s legion of loyal fans. Though the game – which was originally conceived …

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Mid year release for Mario Galaxy 2

The wait for Super Mario Galaxy 2 looks to be a far shorter one than many had expected, with news that the already highly anticipated platformer is being lined up for a summer release worldwide. Joining it will be the curiously titled 2D action title Metroid: Other M. The news …

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Sequel set to top SFIV sales

Capcom expects its upcoming beat-‘em-up Super Street Fighter IV to outperform its predecessor. The original sold more than 2.5m copies worldwide within a month of its release, and the publisher is in no doubt that its follow-up will improve on this. Street Fighter is the biggest fighting game franchise in …

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AUS: Pirate to pay Nintendo $1.3m

An Australian man who uploaded an illegal copy of New Super Mario Bros Wii to the internet before the game went on sale has agreed to pay Nintendo $1.3m in compensation. Having acquired the game early and made it available online before it could be legally purchased in shops, Nintendo …

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Balance Board to bolster Super Monkey Ball

Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll will expand the fanbase for its long-running arcade-style puzzle franchise, thanks to Balance Board compatibility. That’s according to Sega, which is holding high hopes for the upcoming Wii title, due for release on February 12th. The firm believes the device’s accessibility will introduce the …

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Tories make broadband pledge

Ahead of May’s general election the Conservative Party has pledged to deliver super-fast 100Mbps broadband to the majority” of UK homes by 2017 if it is elected to power. Private investors will pay for the infrastructure needs in urban areas with a proportion of the BBC licence fee will be …

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US: Dantes Inferno gets Super Bowl ad

Two days ahead of its North American release next Tuesday (Feb 9th), EA has confirmed that a 30 second TV ad will run during the fourth quarter of the region’s highest profile annual sports event – the Super Bowl. With an estimated reach of nearly 100m viewers, EA will be …

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DS software sales hit 688m units

As DS hardware sales pass the 125m unit sales mark worldwide, Nintendo has revealed that DS software sales have now reached 688m globally. Sales of Wii software now stand at 510m units – joining Wii hardware sales of 67m units. New Super Mario Bros Wii, Wii Sports Resort and Wii …

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