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New Nintendo eShop releases: Scram Kitty, Moon Chronicles

It's a steady week on the eShop ahead of this month's big kahuna - that's Mario Kart 8, by the way - but there are games that may pique your interest. Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails is an unusual shoot-em-up in that you move by scrolling along magnetic rails on the walls - oh, and you're...

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New Super Mario Bros. U ships 3.89M, Super Mario 3D World almost 2M

Between Super Mario 3D World and New Super Mario Bros .U, Nintendo's mustachioed mascot (whose year it wasn't) has shipped almost 6 million units on the Wii U. In figures revealed in the big N's financial briefing, NSMBU is now at 3.89 million for its lifetime shipments, while SM3DW is at around...

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Nintendo nine-month profits drop year-on-year, Wii U ships 1.95 million in Q3

Nintendo reported a net profit of 9.6 billion yen (around $93 million) in the last three months of 2013 on the back of shipping 1.95 million Wii Us across the quarter. Despite that holiday success, the company posted a year-on-drop for its first three fiscal quarters, the nine months ending in...

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Wii Party U review: Party pooper

The original Wii first gained popularity thanks in large part to Wii Sports. The various mini-games in Wii Sports were entertaining, in that they were easy to play and the well-implemented motion controls made players look a little ridiculous in the process. More importantly, Wii Sports remained...

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Three new Wii U bundles hit the UK next month

Nintendo is gift-wrapping three new Wii U bundles for the UK, including one 32GB Premium bundle and two 8GB Basic ones. The trio launch across consecutive weeks in November, and going by Nintendo's new web store they're each priced £250. The new 32GB Premium is first to reach Her Maj's...

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Ceeeelebrate good times with a Wii Party U trailer

What game has helicopters, gourmet cooking, adventures in space, safari jockeys, foosball, swimming, hats, finger flexing, alligators, costumes, and karate? If you said Grand Theft Auto 5, you're probably wrong*! The right answer is apparently Wii Party U, which is on its way to retail shelves...

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Wii U ups its value with two family-themed bundles in Japan

Nintendo is targeting families with two value-driven Wii U bundles in Japan, as it looks to give the console a welcome boost alongside its winter software line-up. The pair, launching on October 31, both include the 32GB Wii U (black or white), New Super Mario Bros. U, and Wii Party U. The pricier...

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Nintendo outs release dates for Super Mario 3D World, DK Tropical Freeze

Nintendo has detailed its fourth-quarter software lineup for the Wii U, revealing that multiple high-profile games are slated to launch in the months leading up to the holiday season. The Wii Remote Plus-bundled minigame compilation Wii Party U will launch on October 25, while Nintendo's...

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Wii Party U announced for Wii U, coming in October

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announced Wii Party U for the Wii U during the company's Nintendo Direct stream today. This sequel to Wii Party was initially announced at a January Nintendo Direct event, but now has a full title and an October 2013 release date. A gameplay trailer for the game...

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