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Screen Digest: 2008 to be the year of the PS3

There’s no arguing that Nintendo staged a remarkable recovery in 2007 to emerge as the overall gaming champions at the expense of rivals Microsoft, and in particular, Sony – but analyst firm Screen Digest says 2008 could prove to be the year of PS3. Citing the growing number of exclusive …

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Wii and DS sell out, but retail is still raking it in

Another week, another Nintendo hardware drought – but retailers aren’t complaining, describing current demand for Wii and DS as ‘like nothing we’ve ever seen before.’ As parents continue to buy up any hardware possible ahead of Christmas, retail has seen both Wii and DS consoles sell out almost as quickly …

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JAPAN: Wii prepares to pass GameCubes lifetime sales mark

After just a year on the market, Nintendo’s all-conquering Wii console has probably by now already passed the lifetime sales total of its dad, the GameCube, according to data from Famitsu publisher Enterbrain. Japanese sales of the new machine at the end of last month had reached 4,025,356 – more …

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JAPAN: PS3 beats Wii in November

According to data from Enterbrain, the publisher of Japanese games bible Famitsu, after a strong few weeks on the Japanese market, PS3 has outsold its rival Wii in Japan for the month of November, with sales of Sony’s machine hitting 183,217 – 24,000 higher than Nintendo’s product. The November market …

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Wii shoppers flock to France

The current shortage of Wii consoles on the UK High Street is well documented, but it seems that many UK shoppers are venturing abroad to claim their machines, according to The Daily Mirror . The newspaper claims that French Wii stock is more plentiful than here on this side of …

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Nintendo considering changes to Wii ad strategy

With reports of expensive bundles and extortionate eBay prices plaguing those desperate to track down the increasingly rare Wii in time for Christmas, platform holder Nintendo has told MCV that it is considering changing some elements of its pre-Christmas marketing strategy. Marketing Week reports that all of Nintendo’s allocated Wii …

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JAPAN: DS sales on the rise

The PSP and PS3 may have between them enjoyed a spell of dominance in the Japanese hardware market in recent times, but it seems that Nintendo’s Wii and DS double-team is staging a fight back as both machines enjoy sales rises this week – despite drops elsewhere across the board. …

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Mario Kart Wii pencilled in for pre-summer release

Mario may be making a triple dent on the Wii charts at the moment with the success of Mario & Sonic at the Olympics, Super Mario Galaxy and Mario Party 8, but the plumber’s high-flying antics look set to receive a further boost next year with the confirmation of a …

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Wii demand outstrips hunger for iPod and iPhone

Throughout the month of November the Nintendo Wii was the most searched for product by UK internet shoppers, far outstripping the demand for the most searched for mobile phone (Apple’s iPhone), competitive intelligence company Hitwise claims. In total, 13 times as many searches were made for ‘Nintendo Wii’ as there …

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