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Zelda game bundled with Wii Zapper

Nintendo’s Wii Zapper – the gun-shaped holster for the console’s motion-sensing Remote and Nunchuck – will be sold with a new Zelda title when it is released in Novermber. The platform holder has revealed that the Zapper will be released on November 19th in the US, where it will retail …

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PS3 closes gap on Wii in Japan

The latest hardware sales figures from Japan suggest that Sony’s PS3 is gaining ground on the hugely successful Nintendo Wii. According to Famitsu publisher Enterbrain, Nintendo sold 245,653 Wiis in the four weeks to August 26th, compared with 81,541 units for Sony’s PS3. Xbox 360 sold 11,288 units in the …

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Wii hits one million sales in UK

Nintendo’s Wii has hit one million sales in the UK after just nine months on sale, according to ChartTrack statistics released this week. The console becomes the fastest selling home format in UK history to reach the figure – 11 weeks earlier than the PS2 and 22 weeks before the …

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Nintendo denies production delays

Nintendo has refuted rumours that the hardware production capacity of Wii has been hindered following a shortage of components. The claims, which recently emerged across internet news channels, appeared to come from the component manufacturers themselves, and asserted that a shortage of internal hardware such as IC chips and PCBs …

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No value label coming for Wii

Nintendo has told MCV that it has no plans to follow the lead of Sony and Microsoft by introducing a budget label on first-party Wii software. Sony’s PlayStation Platinum and Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Classics ranges have both significantly boosted revenues for Nintendo’s rival format holders – but the Japanese firm …

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Wii production push delayed

An expected boost in the number of Nintendo Wiis, initially slated for June, has been held up, according to Digitimes . A shortage of internal components such as IC chips and PCBs has been blamed for the delay. The component makers said that due to this it is unlikely that …

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