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EA eyes Wii Us new market

The man in charge of EA’s family and casual games division Play says Nintendo’s Wii U will provide a real boost to its audience. And that’s after years of third-parties struggling to compete on Nintendo’s Wii and DS formats, which are so often dominated by first-party releases. Let’s face it, …

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More Wii U tech specs rumoured

Nintendo’s next generation home console will run a custom edition of AMD’s Radeon R770 GPU, according to a fresh round of unconfirmed reports. The graphics chip giant is apparently building a custom Radeon R770 GPU for the console, according to Japanese website Game Impress Watch. The report, citing AMD insiders, …

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Nintendo shuns DVD once again

There’s nothing Nintendo likes to do more than be a little different and it’s a tradition that the Wii U will embrace in more ways than one. While both the Xbox 360 and PS3 offer DVD playback (and in the latter case, Blu-ray too) out of the box, the Wii …

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Wii U ‘friendlier’ to core games

Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U will be a far "friendlier" platform to traditional hardcore gamers and publishers who release games for that audience. "Trying to make a Call of Duty experience on the Wii, you’ve got to make real sacrifices in the game just based on processing power and some of …

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Wii U ‘50% more powerful than PS3’

A speculative claim from Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia has suggested that Nintendo’s Wii U will offer a significant performance advantage over Sony’s PS3 and Microsoft’s Xbox 360. "Some of the developers we spoke to indicated to us that the console will have 50 per cent more processing power compared …

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