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E3 2011: Wii Vitality Sensor still alive

Development of the Wii Vitality Sensor continues and the peripheral could still see a release. At a developer panel at E3, Shigeru Miyamoto said, Development has continued,” Siliconera reports. He went on to say that the sensor, revealed by Nintendo in 2009, has a difficult time performing consistently across a …

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E3 2011: Pikmin 3 headed to Wii U

Shigeru Miyamoto has announced that Pikmin 3 is coming to Wii U, according to Eurogamer. The Nintendo guru said he decided to delay development on the planned Wii title and move it over to Nintendo’s newly announced successor. He added the franchise will be especially suited to HD visuals. A …

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E3 2011: Wii 2 to be called Nintendo?

The successor to the Wii, currently known as Project Cafe, Wii 2 or Wii HD, may in fact be called ‘Nintendo’, that’s according to Game Informer. The US specialist publication speculates that a philosophy in simplifying naming conventions is the reason Nintendo’s next console will simply be called ‘Nintendo’ or …

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Retail cuts Wii to below £100

As predicted by MCV, games retail has cut the price of Wii to under 100. GAME, Gamestation and Asda are the first retailers to stock the new Mario Kart bundle (and the existing Wii Sports Resort bundle) for just 99.99. This applies to both in-store and online. HMV has the …

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Biggest ever Wii campaign promotes price cut

Nintendo will support next week’s Wii price drop with the biggest marketing campaign it has ever run for the format outside the Christmas period. The firm announced last week that it is cutting the trade price of the current Wii Sports Resort pack and introducing a low cost Mario Kart …

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Ubisoft announces Smurfs Dance Party

The hunger for dance-based games shows no sign of abating with news that Ubisoft’s upcoming licensed Smurfs game will be another addition to the genre. The Smurfs Dance Party, which is based on the licence for Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D movie, will be released on Wii in July. "The Smurfs …

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