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New 3DS colors & bundles in Japan, eShop gets digital re-releases

Nintendo announced three new 3DS XL bundles for Japan, with two special case designs for New Super Mario Bros. 2 and Animal Crossing 3DS. The company also announced the upcoming arrival of eight previously released 3DS games on the Japanese eShop. In an initial Nintendo Direct broadcast, Nintendo...

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Sleeping Dogs conquers UK sales chart

Crime drama Sleeping Dogs awoke to meaty sales in the UK last week, sinking its teeth into first place. Chart-Track notes the game, developed by United Front Games and published by Square Enix, has become "the sixth best selling game on first week sales in 2012." The other major debut last week was...

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Olympics games take gold and bronze for second week on UK charts

The quality may be tin, but sales in the UK have been golden for London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games. Olympic fever has been epidemic, as sales of the game were up 88 percent from the week prior. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games also had a bump of 42 percent,...

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Official Olympics game takes gold on UK charts

Thanks to the start of the Olympics, sales of London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games were up 25 percent last week in the UK, helping the global event tie-in game step up to the top pedestal. The official game, which held the silver last week, wasn't the only Olympics game to...

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Sega's home game division posts losses, Mario & Sonic a bright spot

Sega's "Game Contents" division (i.e. home video games) was down 5.1% for the nine-month period ending December 31, with the company reporting 63.5 billion yen ($833 million) in net game sales from the division ... and 5.5 billion yen in total losses. As for reasoning, Sega said only that "in the...

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NintendoWare Weekly: Mutant Mudds, Mario & Sonic, Flush the Goldfish

As promised, another 3DS demo is available on the eShop, this time for Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. It may not have zombies, but then, it may have Waluigi. Renegade Kid's Mutant Mudds, its first self-published project, is also up on the eShop this week, offering challenging...

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3DS demos coming to eShop in North America, starting with Resident Evil

Downloadable 3DS demos were promised as part of the last big firmware update. They started showing up in Japan in December, and they're finally making their way to North America, starting with tomorrow's demo of Resident Evil: Revelations. Next week, on January 26, Sega will follow with a demo...

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Sega brings Kinect and Move to the London Olympics in June

Care to experience a video game version of the London 2012 Olympics, without all those ... hedgehogs? Sega has a product for you too. The publisher announced the release window for London 2012 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games, its "normal" Olympics tie-in. You can compete in the...

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Crush3D, Mario & Sonic Olympics hitting 3DS early next year

Sega recently announced the launch dates of two of its upcoming titles for the Nintendo 3DS. Folks waiting with bated breath for the three-dimensional puzzler, Crush3D, will be able to exhale earlier than the original projected late-February release date -- it's out on January 10 (January 13 in...

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Mario & Sonic go to Europe in a blue Wii bundle

In honor of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Nintendo announced plans to launch a special blue Wii bundle in Europe this November. Despite the Sonic theme, the system (one of the new-model, GameCube-free Wiis) is a lighter blue than the hedgehog. It will include the game, a...

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