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Wii U game Rodea the Sky Soldier includes a boxed Wii copy as a bonus

The first run of a recently released Wii U game in Japan has included an unusual extra – boxed copy of the same game for the Wii. Kotaku reports that Rodea the Sky Soldier was originally made for Nintendo’s first motion-controlled console. However, despite being complete its original publisher Kadokawa …

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PornHub breaks down usage from console owners

Pornhub has released a detailed 2014 report on the habits of its visitors, including a chart detailing which game consoles brought in the most traffic for the adult entertainment website. The unquestionably thorough Game Politics reports on the adult entertainment site’s research, which takes a look at dozens of different …

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Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Music show The Voice is to feature in a new karaoke title. Going by the same name, the game is coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 as well – get this – Wii U and Wii on October 21st. The game will ship with a microphone. Impress the coaches and …

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Wii version of Skylanders: Trap Team includes download code for Wii U release

Activision’s upcoming toys-to-life release will effectively offer a cross-buy option between Wii and Wii U. The publisher tweeted at the weekend to say that the Wii version of Skylanders: Trap Team will include a code to download the title on Wii U – and it’s all the more notable considering …

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Sony says PS4 is targeting lapsed Wii owners

PS4 may have enjoyed big popularity with core gamers, but Sony says the machine is also successfully targeting the Wii generation. "Our big opportunity is to welcome back an audience much earlier in the lifecycle that possibly bought into the Wii previously," Sony Computer Entertainment boss Andrew House told Eurogamer. …

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A third of PS4 owners have moved from Xbox and Nintendo, Sony says

Research suggests that 31 per cent of PS4 owners had an Xbox 360 or Wii but not a PS3 in the last hardware generation. That’s according to PlayStation’s American VP of marketing John Koller, who told Kotaku that the same research also suggested that 17 per cent of current PS4 …

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Sony tops global console sales for first time in 8 years

Sony has re-taken the crown as the world’s most successful games console manufacturer. Nikkei reports, via AFP, that in the year ending March 2014 cumulative sales of PlayStation hardware – which presumably included PS4, PS3, PS2, Vita and PSP – reached 18.7m units. In the same period Nintendo sold 16.31m …

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Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus arrives this month

Nintendo has announced plans to release a new Princess Peach-themed Wii Remote later this month. According to the company, the peripheral will hit stores in late April for $39.99. The design is similar to the previously launched Mario and Luigi Wii Remote Plus models. The remote will work with all …

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