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The Starship Damrey Will Release May 16 In North America

The first Guild02 title is set for release later this month after they were announced to be ‘coming soon’ in a recent Nintendo Direct. The Starship Damrey – an action adventure title which sees the player deposited in space to fend for survival based on exploration and instincts – will be available in the North American Nintendo 3DS eShop on May 16. […]

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No Sequel For Okami, Likely Japan-Only News

It looks like the Okami announcement teased to fans last week is not for an upcoming sequel. According to a tweet by the official Okami account, it was explicitly stated that it will not be a sequel. The announcement, though, is still set to be published this week. Capcom Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President Christian Svensson responded to the […]

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Crowdfunding Campaign Launches Monday For Eternal Darkness’ Spiritual Successor

IGN revealed a tantalising teaser trailer of the spiritual successor to Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem earlier today, in order to kickstart a crowdfunding campaign. Details of the survival horror game, named ‘Shadow of the Eternals’ will be released next Monday, May 6, when the campaign begins. Silcon Knights originally released Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem on the GameCube in 2002 and went […]

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Nyan Cat Creator Speaks Out Over Lawsuit Against Scribblenauts Dev

Yesterday, we reported that internet meme creators Torres and Schmidt were filing a lawsuit against Scribblenauts developers 5th Cell and publishers Warner Bros. over copyright infringement within the Scribblenauts series. Now, Torres has issued a statement to Eurogamer claiming that the lawsuit had been misreported and is determined to set the record straight. He claims that he was unaware about […]

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Scribblenauts Dev Faces Copyright Infringement Over Internet Memes

Copyright is always a pesky problem when it comes to designing characters in the video games industry. Most recently a female Yoshi look-a-like was spotted in an indie game released for the iOS, but fortunately Nintendo worked outside of the courtroom. Scribblenauts developer 5th Cell hasn’t been so lucky. The company is being sued, alongside publishers Warner Bros., over copyright […]

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UK Retailer Asda Cuts £50 Off Wii U Price Tag

The Wii U has been reduced in price yet again by UK retailer Asda who have slashed the price by another £50. The basic package for an 8GB white Wii U is now listed at £149, while the premium 32GB black console with Nintendo Land is listed as £199. In March, Asda set the goal posts for the other UK […]

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Facebook Campaign Launched To Bring Ni No Kuni To Nintendo 3DS

Fans have launched a Facebook campaign to bring a localised version of Ni no Kuni to the Nintendo 3DS after Namco Bandai hinted that it could be a possibility. The popular title, which sees a boy transferred to a magical universe with his side-kick doll Drippy, was successfully received on the PlayStation 3 in North America and Europe earlier this […]

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Wii U Virtual Console To Launch In Europe Tomorrow

A library of quality classic games from NES and Super Nintendo are scheduled for the Virtual Console service on Wii U, with favourites such as Super Mario World, Excitebike, Mario’s Super Picross, F-Zero, Ice Climber, Donkey Kong Jr. and Punch-Out!! available at launch. Many other gaming classics such as Pac Man, Super Metroid and games from the Mega Man, Street […]

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Wii U System Update Is Now Live

Nintendo has just released the spring update for the Wii U. The update brings a number of improvements to the system including dramatically improved load times. Other features include the ability to copy and move data between USB drives and downloading and installing software even if the Wii U console is turned off. Loading times will be improved when switching between software or […]

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Game & Wario Wii U To Retail For $39.99 At GameStop

Game & Wario will retail for $39.99 if a recent listing at US retailer GameStop is correct. The retailer had originally listed the game for $59.99, but they have already slashed the game to $39.99. It’s unclear if other retail outlets will follow suit, but we shouldn’t have to wait too long to find out. Game & Wario launches on […]

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80 Percent Of Wii U Consoles Are Connected To The Internet

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has revealed that 80 percent of the 3.45 million Wii U consoles worldwide are now connected to the internet. Iwata says this is the highest amount achieved for a Nintendo console and he believes that as the install base grows, so will the amount of people who are connecting their consoles to the internet. “This is […]

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Nintendo Of America Issues Statement On E3 Plans

Nintendo of America has issued a statement to Game Trailers regarding the news yesterday that Nintendo won’t be holding an E3 presentation. Nintendo will be at E3 in full force, but they just won’t be hosting their annual presentation there. Instead, the company will focus on its Nintendo Direct presentations, and the various press events that it holds. Here’s what Nintendo […]