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EA bets on FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360; Ultimate Team overhauled

Forget Xbox One and PS4, as EA pledges to keep investing in current generation FIFA. On the eve of the next generation, FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360 promises to be the most advanced FIFA ever, the publisher told MCV. The firm has overhauled the game’s Ultimate Team mode, which …

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Just as we suspected, the Wii Vitality Sensor has been scrapped

One of the most maligned pieces of gaming hardware ever revealed will not now be released. In truth, any potential release for the Wii Vitality Sensor would have come as a shock. But the reason for the peripheral’s demise has certainly come as a surprise. After a large-scale test of …

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Angry Birds Trilogy catapulting to Wii and Wii U

Shock news – there are formats on which Angry Birds has not yet been released. Although that is shortly about to change. Activision has announced that Angry Birds Trilogy will be released on both Wii and Wii U on August 16th. The Wii U version offers play on either the …

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Xbox 360 overtakes Wii as the UK’s No.1 games console

Xbox 360 is this generation’s best-selling home games console in the UK, says GfK Chart-Track. Microsoft’s platform will overtake Wii in a matter of days, the stat tracker says. Xbox 360 is regularly outselling all rivals in hardware terms, and has now shifted 8.4m consoles across the country. This is …

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Ubisoft: Don’t write off Wii U yet

Despite mixed support from third parties, Ubisoft still believes Wii U can find a place in the market. Nintendo is not holding an E3 press conference but will unveil a raft of new games on the showfloor. It will only take one to ‘rescue’ the console, according to EMEA exec …

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OPINION: Losing EA support is disappointing, but not a killer blow for Wii U

EA’s decision to hold fire on Wii U development is the biggest indication yet to how poor the console’s launch has been. Performing well below expectations, with no momentum whatsoever, there’s no reason why any third party company should produce titles for this machine (unless of course Nintendo happens to …

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Analyst: Wii U sales 20k units below Wii at US retail in April

Nintendo’s original Wii console significantly outperformed Wii U last month in terms of units sold, according to Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter. Pachter has released a report in which he estimates the Wii U sold 55k units at US retail in April, a 19 per cent decline from March. The original …

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Ben 10 Omniverse 2 confirmed for multiple platforms

Namco Bandai’s D3P has announced Ben 10 Omniverse 2 for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, Wii and 3DS. Due out this autumn, the game mirrors the Cartoon Network series of the same name which offers a more stylised, anime-like take on the Ben 10 universe. Kinect Star Wars, Conduit 2 …

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Nintendo wins appeal in Wiimote patent infringement case

Nintendo has prevailed again in its defense of its Wiimote patents against hardware company Motiva’s accusations of infringement. Reuters reports that a three-judge panel ruled in Nintendo’s favor for a second time, after winning the original ruling in 2011. The suit was originally filed against the firm in 2008. The …

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