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Wii down to £119.99 at Sainsburys

Supermarket Sainsbury’s has cut 25 per cent off all Nintendo consoles. This means Wii machines will be sold for 119.99, while DSi handhelds will now set consumers back just 93.74. DSi XL has also been reduced to 108.74. However, the grocer’s offer will only run for the next 14 days. …

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Core games can succeed on Wii

Any game can sell well on Wii, as long as it’s supported well by publishers, Nintendo has told MCV. The statement comes as games firms prepare to launch a core-focused Wii title every week in the run-up to Christmas. The console has struggled to shed the stigma of being a …

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Wii 2 ruled out for 2011

With Xbox 360 and PS3 currently doing everything they can to catch Nintendo’s Wii as it continues to lose momentum in the market, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has seemingly ruled out the possible launch of a Wii 2 in the coming year. When asked by Kotaku if Wii …

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Date set for LEGO Star Wars III

Though it’s not perhaps the release date announcement that will get the most coverage today, Activision has confirmed that LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars will be released in the UK on February 18th 2011. The game, which is developed by Traveller’s Tales, features 20 story-based missions and an …

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Nintendo reveals US install bases

Speaking to investors at a BMO Capitals Market presentation in New York, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed NPD’s total sales numbers for the current home consoles in the US. As reported by GameSpot, the colourful exec says DS is the clear market leader with 43.1m units sold. …

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Nintendo announces Mario Kart Wii bundle

A new Wii bundle will arrive on shelves this month to further commemorate Mario’s 25th anniversary. Nintendo announced the limited edition package will include a black Wii, black Wii Remote Plus, black Wii Wheel and two games: Mario Kart Wii and, of course, Wii Sports. Additionally, the console will come …

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Wii hits 2m sales Down Under

The Nintendo Wii has become the fastest selling console in Australia, claiming a two million installed base in 47 months. According to IGN, the previous record holder was Nintendo’s DS which sold the same amount of hardware in 52 months. The Nintendo Wii is available as a black sku in …

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Miyamoto hints at Wii Music 2

Wii Music 2 could be on the cards despite the Wii original not meeting Nintendo’s expectations when it arrived two years ago. Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto has said that Nintendo is working on a new interface for Wii Music, and mentioned that Mario himself could make an appearance. In an …

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Hot Pursuit demo reaches 2m downloads

The Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit demo has been downloaded 2m times in just two weeks, EA confirmed today. Players clocked up more than 54m miles of road racing and over 20m successful police busts from the day the demo arrived on October 26th to November 9th. During the course …

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