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Grow Up Australia wins widespread support

The deadline for submissions in the ongoing debate around mature and violent video games in Australia is this Sunday – and campaign group Grow Up Australia says it already has 16,055 submissions to present to the government. Of those, the body says that nearly all are in favour of the …

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US: PS3 shifts 440k during Thanksgiving

While Nintendo had to contend with year-on-year decreases in Wii sales for the crucial Thanksgiving week at North American retail, Sony claims that the PS3 enjoyed its strongest ever sales performance in the period. In total, the recently resigned and slimmed down machine shifted 400k units in the week ending …

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Nintendo hails strongest Xmas Wii line-up

Nintendo is convinced that Wii Fit Plus and New Super Mario Bros. Wii make up its best Christmas Wii line-up yet, and expects both titles to dominate the Top 40 well into 2010. The new releases – along with Wii Sports Resort – will be backed by the platform holder’s …

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Nvidia seals DS 2 deal

Graphics chip giant Nvidia has won a highly lucrative contract that will see it provide technology for the next Nintendo handheld, inside sources claim. Anonymous sources said to be close to the matter insist that the new Nintendo handheld – apparently set to be revealed late in 2010 – will …

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13 games for PSP Minis launch

Sony’s PSPgo has arrived at UK retail, and with it so too arrives the platform holder’s answer to the Apple App Store – PSP Minis. Those who buy the console today will have a total of 13 games to choose from in Europe, with a seven-strong selection fronting the North …

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360 Games On Demand launch line-up revealed

Console gaming makes a big step toward the digital distribution age with the arrival of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Games On Demand service next week – though the launch line-up confirms that new titles will not figure… for the time being at least. The new service will allow gamers for the …

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TMNT Smash Up dated

Publisher Ubisoft has announced that light-hearted brawler Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle: Smash Up will be released for the Nintendo Wii on September 25th in the UK and Europe. The game, which is very much in the Super Smash Bros mould, allows four players to take each other on using a …

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ROUNDUP: Sony E3 press conference

With Microsoft having thrown such a great show yesterday, the pressure was on Sony to do the same tonight – a challenge it certainly rose to. It’s motion tech may be a little me-too, but seems technically sound. Where it really impressed though was with its blossoming support for PSP …

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DS Lite trade price safe for now

Following the news that Nintendo is to up the trade price retailers pay for the Wii – leading to fears that the machine’s price on the High Street could increase – Nintendo has told MCV that it has no immediate plans to up the trade price of the DS Lite. …

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Wii price set to rise in the UK

Nintendo has confirmed to MCV that it is to increase the trade price of its Wii console for UK retailers, a move that could lead to the console’s price rising on the UK High Street. However, retail will decide whether the machine’s current 179.99 price point sticks, or whether consumers …

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