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Wii eyes up UK market leadership

Eurogamer reports that according to official figures Nintendo’s Wii console is on track to hit one million UK hardware sales within three to four weeks, taking it past the GameCube’s total installed UK base in the process. More importantly, if sales trends continue the Wii is on track to become …

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JAPAN: Nintendo Parties as Wii outsells PS3 three to one

Nintendo’s continued dominance continues this week in Japan, according the latest figures from MCV’s exclusive media partner Enterbrain. Wii sales for the week stood at 62,798, while rival PS3 shifted 21,985 consoles. Xbox 360 sold 3,305, but the true star performer was DS once again – with combined DS and …

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Wii gets firmware upgrade

A new layout for the Shop Channel and some interface alterations are the main talking points of Nintendo’s updated firmware release for its Wii console – with version 3.0 now available for download. Along with the addition of a digital clock on the bottom of the Wii Channel menu, several …

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New Wii straps emerge

The firm has developed a new strap for the Wii controller, which has a fasten-able plastic clip designed to make it more secure in the gamer’s hand, reported Next Generation. The emergence of the new straps follows reports that the controller sometimes flew out of gamers hands during game play. …

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