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Capcom dates key H1 titles

Japanese publisher Capcom has pinned down firm UK release dates for two of the games that it had originally planned to bring to market during the current quarter. Fighting sequel-stroke-expansion Super Street Fighter IV will be released in Europe on April 30th, a few days after its April 27th arrival …

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US: NSMB Wii outsells Galaxy

Almost two decades on from when Sony’s first PlayStation ushered in a bright new 3D era and many predicted the slow demise of 2D gaming, Nintendo has proved once again that it’s capable of disproving everything we thought we knew about gaming. NPD data, as spotted by IGN, has shown …

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DS and Wii shatter Euro records

Nintendo has ushered in the new decade by clinching two hardware sales records – the best ever selling machine in Europe and the fastest console to 20m sales. The first record is claimed by the DS, which via its various guises (the DS, DS Lite and DSi) has now sold …

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NSMB Wii gets 40/40 from Famitsu

Having debuted in a respectable third place in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 yesterday, Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros Wii has been given top marks by weekly Japanese games mag Famitsu. Mario’s latest becomes only the 13th game to ever receive the highly-coveted accolade, though it is the …

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UK ‘super-distributor’ opens doors

Look out Gem and Centresoft – a new distribution rival has emerged following a deal between The Producers and Trilogy. The two have teamed up under a ‘strategic alliance’ to offer an end-to-end service of manufacturing and logistics, plus white label home delivery, digital distribution and Nintendo products – which …

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Mario and Zelda dated

Nintendo has confirmed the release date for two of its biggest releases this Q4 – multiplayer Wii platformer New Super Mario Bros and DS adventure outing The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. The former will be available from November 20th in the UK. Anyone familiar with New Super Mario Bros …

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Super Street Fighter IV announced

As was rumoured yesterday, Capcom overnight announced a major update to last year’s celebrated fighter in the shape of new standalone title Super Street Fighter IV. The game will include eight new characters including fan-favourite T-Hawk and new arrival Juri. The remainder of the additions are expected to mix both …

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Big SFIV news coming tomorrow

A teaser site from publisher Capcom promises that some exciting news for fans of acclaimed battle Street Fighter IV is on the way tomorrow – though question marks remain concerning exactly what the publisher has in store. Leaked images courtesy of JV247.com (pictured) show a brand new character – a …

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Super Mario Bros Wii dated

Nintendo’s multiplayer-orientated platform outing Super Mario Bros Wii will be released this year in both Europe and North America, it has been confirmed. The game will arrive at US retail on November 15th and then, according to as of yet unconfirmed reports, in European outlets on November 27th.UPDATE:VG247 has since …

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Iwata: New games will sell 10m each

Having admitted that both Wii Music and Animal Crossing: Let’s Go To The City have both underperformed at retail, Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has predicted big things for its upcoming Wii line-up. I believe that Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit Plus and New Super Mario Bros Wii all have the …

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