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Miyamoto unsure about next Zelda announcement

There's an entertaining interview with Shigeru Miyamoto over at the Official Nintendo Magazine site, in which Shiggy mostly comes across as a bumbling, endearing eccentric: apparently, he "strummed on an invisible guitar" for the entire interview, and voiced his suspicions that his cat is hiding gam...

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Nintendo says: Wii Music beats playing in snow

In case you weren't clear about Nintendo's intentions for Wii Music, this should clarify things for you: a Japanese winter-themed commercial for Wii Music, almost two months after the game launched there. Pushing a game well past its initial release is becoming one of Nintendo's favorite tactics (...

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Miyamoto still hopeful Wii Music will catch on

Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto recently conducted a rather large Q&A with Edge, talking about all kinds of fascinating things. Actually, to tell you the truth, the man could talk about used Q-tips and we'd still find it fascinating. To call it a crush would be a severe understatement. It's no se...

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Wii has biggest week ever in Australia, thanks to ... Wii Music!

Nintendo of Australia's executives have probably gotten congratulatory phone calls from Japan by now. For Wii Music's launch week (two weeks ago), the controversial musical toy was the top-selling console game in the region, according to a Nintendo press release. The 28,000 copies of Wii Music no do...

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Wii Music makes slow start, Nintendo hoping it has legs

As part of its "Touch! Generations" range, Nintendo will hope Wii Music can rack up some dizzying sales figures. Sadly, the maligned music title hasn't made the best of starts in North America, falling a long way short of the launch window sales for other first-party titles, such as Wii Fit. Cammi...

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Your shopping accompanied by Wii Music

Attention Wii Music haters: since you didn't purchase the game, your Wii Music hating hobby may currently be limited to your time online. Luckily for you, Nintendo has announced that, for the next two weekends, they are going to hold public Wii Music performances in eight U.S. cities, so if you're...

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Miyamoto: Guitar Hero, Beatmania are 'cover band' titles

Shigeru Miyamoto recently hosted a Wii Music roundtable with a select number of websites and magazines (clearly, our invitation was lost in the mail), in which the great man appeared to insult other music games! Shock! Horror! Headlines! Of course, we understand Miyamoto probably wasn't trying to ...

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Wii Music not so much of a joke in Japan

People like to poke fun, but if the Japanese are any indication, Wii Music is going to be serious business. The title debuted at the top spot in Japan this week, selling 92,000 copies. And 50,000 of those copies flew off the shelves on the game's first day at retail! But, doing well in Japan doesn...

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Amazon using Wii Music as a gateway game

Right now, if you buy Wii Music from Amazon, they'll give you a $20 voucher that you can use on video games. To get the obligatory Wii Music joke out of the way, you can buy Wii Music and another game worth $20 and come out with a total of one game for the price of one. The deal is valid until Hall...

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Wii Music debuts at No. 1 in Japan

Another day, another bajillion dollars. Sure, we all may give Wii Music some flak, but we never thought for a second that the game wouldn't sell like gangbusters. In its first week of release, Nintendo's rhythm experiment moved 92,000 units, according to Famitsu (via Chart Get!). That's about half ...

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