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Wii U day-one patch won't be built into firmware for a few months

The Wii U's inconvenient day one patch will be greeting new console owners until next year. Speaking with Gamasutra, Nintendo America president Reggie Fils-Aime said the update won't be built into the system until early 2013. "Nintendo developers want to make sure that the very best product is...

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Nintendo Power's nostalgic final cover

The final issue of Nintendo Power will be hitting newsstands in a few days, and it looks to pay nostalgic tribute to the magazine's very first issue, which was published over two decades ago. The cover image has been making the rounds on the internet, featuring a sculpted clay scene from New Super...

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Report: GameStop Wii U game pre-orders at 1.2 million, double the Wii

GameStop patrons are more interested in Wii U than they initially were of the Wii, the retailer has revealed. Over 1.2 million individuals have pre-ordered Wii U games at GameStop, in addition to the 500,000 Wii U consoles claimed since opening up pre-orders back in September. That figure comes out...

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New Super Mario Bros. U review: A return to form

Super Mario World ruined me. Ever since it was released in 1991, I've been waiting for Nintendo to top it, to one up its brilliant levels, wonderful music and sheer creativity. Don't get me wrong, the 3D Mario games are great, but I grew up with 2D games and will always have a soft spot for them....

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Old Navy's Black Friday 'Cheermageddon' includes free New Super Mario Bros. U

Old Navy, purveyor of seasonal pajama pants and your mom's idea of a nice back-to-school shirt, will be joining forces with Nintendo to incentivize your post-pilgrim parodying patronage during this year's Black Friday insanity. Stores open at Midnight on Friday, November 23, and customers who spend...

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New Super Mario Bros. U modes detailed, Nabbit feature revealed

Nintendo has revealed a new feature in New Super Mario Bros. U, along with further info on the game's modes. The new feature concerns the little dude above, a thief called Nabbit. When this purple bunny/thing appears on the world map, that's your opportunity to catch the miscreant and rid him of...

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New Super Mario Bros. U trailer is extra cooperative

When you put New Super Mario Bros. multiplayer into a carefully chosen montage, like the one Game Informer posted for New Super Mario Bros. U, it looks like four friends out having a grand adventure in a magical world. It's like that when you're really playing the game too, except punctuated by...

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New Super Mario Bros. U gives multiplayer a 'boost'

As evidenced by the ridiculous sales, many people love the chaotic multiplayer in New Super Mario Bros. Wii. However, it's possible you might have been annoyed by the frequent accidental deaths caused by bumping into other players, or ... the frequent intentional deaths caused by your friends...

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New Super Mario Bros. U announced

We knew it was coming, but here we go: Nintendo officially announced New Super Mario Bros. U today during its E3 press conference. The five-player game allows four on WiiMotes and one on the WiiPad. Mario had a flying squirrel suit and Yoshi could float. More info coming later....

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