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NPD report: 'Digital gamers' encroaching on 'Core gamer' turf

According to a new report from NPD, digital gaming (i.e. "not retail" gaming) is on the rise, with "digital gamers" gaining headway against "core gamers" in two categories. Specifically, digital gamers spend sixteen hours gaming per week, as compared to the eighteen hours spent by the core. Digital...

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Nintendo's Rob Lowe discusses casual versus core product cycles

In an interview with Casualgaming.biz, Nintendo UK product manager Rob Lowe was asked if the casual, family-friendly gamer has become more valuable to the video games industry than the core gamer. "There is clear room for both and any publisher can demonstrate clear value in both casual and hard...

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Nintendo's move 'away from the hardcore' cited in N-Revolution mag's closure

MCV reports that Imagine's Nintendo-only UK magazine, N•Revolution, will cease publication. In this day and age, with ad revenue and readership down – not to mention a little thing you're using called the internet – this move doesn't exactly come as a surprise. Its publisher's...

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Miyamoto's promise: Nintendo working on 'many' core games

Hoping to make the rounds this week and get the word out about the casual concoction that is Wii Music, Shigeru Miyamoto just couldn't escape questions about where all the "real" games are. Speaking to GameDaily, the legendary game designer replied (and we're paraphrasing here – maybe even a...

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Pachter: Nintendo hasn't abandoned core gamers

If you were disappointed with Nintendo's E3 showing, then odds are you have a lot of like-minded folks to agree with you. A majority of the industry feels that Nintendo's showing at E3 wasn't really, uh ... good. If you're not looking for real games, then you were probably happy with Wii Music....

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Harvest Moon DS accessory kit spotted

If you like to have cartoon cows on stuff, chances are you're a Harvest Moon fan. You'll probably be thrilled, then, to see this Harvest Moon DS Travel Kit, which is rife with the things. Not only do you get a cow-spotted DS Lite cover (with weird interchangeable panel things), the set comes with a...

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