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Catch Mewtwo in Pokemon White and Black starting on Feb. 12

It was hard for us to trust Pokémon again after Gold and Silver came out. We had spent years learning every minute detail about the original 151, and suddenly all of that work and devotion was worthless? What's more, it needed repeating with 100 more Pokemon? We may have been young tykes, bu...

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NPD: 360 selling twice as many online-capable games as PS3

The NPD Group has released a set of charts highlighting sales in various video game categories over the last few years. Of particular interest is a graph representing online-capable sales between 2006 and 2010. The Xbox 360 leads in the category, with online-capable game sales consistently doubli...

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Puyo Puyo coming to Virtual Console in Japan with online multiplayer

After five years of the Wii's Virtual Console, a game will be released with Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection support for online multiplayer. What game will be the recipient of this totally unique, groundbreaking honor? The arcade version of Sega's jelly-creature matching puzzle game Puyo Puyo, of course. ...

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Miyamoto on Miis migrating to 3DS, evolving network play on the handheld

Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime may be committed to improving the online experience on the Big N's platforms, but legendary designer and Guy Who Makes Things Happen™ at the company, Shigeru Miyamoto, doesn't seem inclined to exactly reinvent network play with 3DS. "We look at [onlin...

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Nintendo's Fils-Aime promises 'commitment' to improve online experience

Nintendo enjoys breaking conventions. Disruptive ideas have been part of the company's heritage, and while some innovations set industry standards -- from the D-Pad to motion controls -- other ideas seem different for the sake of being unique. Case in point: Nintendo's implementation of online in b...

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Miyamoto: Nintendo 'desperate to realize' online business

Nintendo's online offerings are free (and somewhat limited) as of now, but that might not always be the case. According to statements from Shigeru Miyamoto to Edge, Nintendo is still considering the nature of its online business. "Probably the other thing that we are desperate to realise is the c...

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Iwata: DS2 to feature movement sensor, new Wii Zelda coming 2010

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has offered the first concrete information about the next DS system -- as in, not the next revision of the current DS, but the true next Nintendo handheld system -- in an interview with the Asahi Shimbun newspaper. "[It will have] highly detailed graphics," Iwata sa...

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Euro Wii 'Ambassadors' to receive keys to the Virtual Console

Eager to show its disconnected patrons that their Wiis can do more than Wii Sports -- you don't even have to eject the disc! -- Nintendo has appointed pretty much anyone in Europe savvy enough to visit Wii's Connection Settings menu an "Ambassador." Here's how the "Connection Ambassador Promotion"...

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Nintendo encourages UK Wii owners to go online

Nintendo UK has launched an eight-week campaign designed to get more current Wii owners playing online. The first part of the 'Get it Online' campaign includes a section of the Nintendo website that features the above video and instructional clips about connecting the console to the Internet. In add...

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Konami unleashes 'Suikoden: Tierkreis' for DS

For those of us who thought Konami had shown it all, boy were we wrong! From out of nowhere, the company whipped out a new Suikoden game today, exclusive to DS, drawing the attention of handheld role-players everywhere. Suikoden: Tierkreis, while not the easiest title to pronounce, is easily in the...

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