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VIZ Media launching subscription-based 'Neon Alley' anime channel on consoles this fall

VIZ Media, the localization company responsible for bringing Bleach, Naruto and all things Rumiko Takahashi stateside, has announced that it will be launching a 24-hour anime network called Neon Alley on consoles this fall. Which consoles will actually receive Neon Alley remains to be seen, as the ...

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Fischer regrets 'geeks and otaku' comment, Jaffe sticks oar in

The internet, as it tends to do on occasions, went and got itself in a great big tizzy last week, after Nintendo of Europe's Laurent Fischer suggested that only "geeks and otaku" cared about the Wii's storage issue. It wasn't the smartest move of Fischer's career, and it attracted considerable bile ...

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Nintendo exec. apologizes for 'geeks and otaku' remark

Nintendo Europe's senior marketing director, Laurent Fischer, has apparently apologized for comments made earlier in the week, in which he said that the only people interested in a Wii hard drive would be "geeks and otaku." Fisher tells videogaming247 that he didn't mean to use those terms in a wa...

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Wii storage for 'geeks and otaku', says Nintendo marketing director

As Nintendo's WiiWare service ramps up with new content added every week, avid Wii users are finding themselves burning through the console's paltry 512MB of internal memory quite quickly. So we find it a bit odd that Nintendo's European Marketing Director not only considers the issue unimportant,...

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Have Mario send your mail (via stamps from Japan)

Sure, old Mario has been known to paint, play professional sports, and even do some actual plumbing work on occasion, but he'll soon be able to power your mail through the postal service in the Far East. 10-stamp sheets of 80 Yen stamps are now available for pre-order in Japan, where gaming otakus w...

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