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Nintendo House Tour dates announced

Nintendo has announced the dates for its Nintendo House sampling tour. The makeshift Wii- and DS-themed house will be travelling to some of the nation’s biggest shopping centres, starting from October 22nd and running right up to Christmas Eve. Locations range from London’s Westfield and Essex’s Lakeside to Manchester’s Trafford …

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Wii Sports Resort shifts 1m units in Europe

Nintendo’s Wii Sports Resort has sold one million units across Europe. The game has also exceeded one million sales in Japan and the US, bringing worldwide sales to over three million units. Wii Sports Resort is the sequel to Wii Sports, and comes bundled with Nintendo’s new MotionPlus accessories. Excluding …

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No bundle plans for Wii Sports Resort

Nintendo has no intention of replacing Wii Sports with Wii Sports Resort in the standard Wii bundle. Speaking to Toronto Thumbs, Nintendo of Canada’s senior supervisor of communication and advertising said: The long-term plan is difficult to say, but I can tell you there are no plans to make Wii …

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US: Wii Sports Resort sells 500,000 units

Nintendo announced that Wii Sports Resort has sold more than 500,000 units in the United States. The platform holder’s first MotionPlus-compatible title passed this milestone within its first two weeks of release, having hit shelves on July 25th. Through Monday we sold one copy of Wii Sports Resort roughly every …

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UK games market bounces back after slump

The UK video games market’s weekly value has bounced back from its mid-summer slump following the launch of Wii Sports Resort. According to MCV calculations, based on Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA’s weekly reports, the market had tumbled week-on-week since June, with sales falling to 16.9 million for the week ending July 10th. However, …

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UK CHART: Wii Sports Resort hits No.1

Nintendo’s Wii Sports Resort has hit top spot in the ELSPA/GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 in its debut week. The title, which comes bundled with the Wii MotionPlus accessory, clocks up the fourth-highest week one sales for a Wii game, behind Wii Fit, Mario Kart Wii and Mario & Sonic …

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UK weekly game sales remain steady during heat wave

The UK video games market weekly value has dropped just one per cent following last week’s heat wave. According to MCV calculations, based on today’s Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA weekly report, 20.1 million for the weekend ending July 4th. Unit sales dipped two per cent to 836,461. Game sales are typically low during …

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Wii Sports Resort previewed

Wii Sports is a gaming phenomenon – so it’s little wonder that the retail world has been waiting for a sequel with baited breath. This week, MCV take a special first look at Wii Sports Resort – and Nintendo’s plans for the trade. We reveal both behind-the-scenes information about the …

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UK video games market at lowest weekly value since 2007

The UK games market’s weekly value has dipped below 15 million for the first time since 2007, MCV can reveal. According to MCV’s calculations, based on today’s Gfk-ChartTrack/ELSPA weekly report, the UK market has hit 13.7 million for the week ending May 17th, down from 16.6 million the week before. …

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Wii Sports Resort coming in July

Nintendo UK has confirmed to MCV that Wii Sports Resort – the sequel to the original Wii Sports game – will be hitting the UK in July. The title will be released in Japan in June, and will follow in other global territories a month later. It is believed that …

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