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Friday laugh: European startups or Pokemon characters?

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Photo via Flickr user Jdhancock Startups come up with some really cool and also really odd company names. The Wall Street Journal had some fun this morning and asked readers to separate award-winning European startups and Pokemon characters. Can you figure out which is which? WSJ has your answers here. Mobino Exploud...
Friday laugh: European startups or Pokemon characters?

3D gaming not a flop then? In its first year in the US, Nintendo sells 4.5 million 3DS units

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Nintendo this morning announced that it has sold 4.5 million 3DS portable game consoles in the United States to date, a feat achieved in less than 12 months after its initial stateside debut on March 27, 2011. Last October, the Nintendo 3DS had already surpassed first-year sales of the Nintendo...
3D gaming not a flop then? In its first year in the US, Nintendo sells 4.5 million 3DS units

Geek Kids : Mario Kart Racetrack Set

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Geek Kids : Mario Kart Racetrack Set

Mario Kart, Zelda remakes coming to Wii U

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Some of Nintendo’s all-time great games are making a comeback. President Satoru Iwata announced today on a Nintendo Direct Webcast that a 3D Super Mario Series, Mario Kart and two Legend of Zelda games are all in the works for the Wii U. The GameCube game The Legend of Zelda: The...
Mario Kart, Zelda remakes coming to Wii U

Codemasters: bringing F1 to the masses

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Codemasters has fired some imagination into the Formula One licence. We get hands-on with the Mario Kart-like F1 Race StarsThe official Formula One licence has a reputation for being one of the games industry's poisoned chalices. Before Codemasters acquired it in 2008, it had been in the possession of Sony...
Codemasters: bringing F1 to the masses

Apps Rush: WrestleFest, Discovery Channel: Extreme World, Manchester Time Machine, Mario Kart 7 and more

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What's new on the app stores on Tuesday 21 February 2012A selection of 11 new apps for you today:WrestleFest PremiumIf you, like me, spent far too many hours as a child battering a virtual Hulk Hogan, Ultimate Warrior, Big Boss Man and co in the WWF WrestleFest arcade game, rejoice....
Apps Rush: WrestleFest, Discovery Channel: Extreme World, Manchester Time Machine, Mario Kart 7 and more
Developer hacks Raspberry Pi to play Super Nintendo games

Little Big Planet Karting is joyous

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United Front Games brings its kart-racing expertise to the Little Big Planet franchise, resulting in a game cobbled together from found parts, enthusiasm and wonderLittle Big Planet Karting is, by all accounts, already pretty special. After an enthusiastic presentation from lead designer William Ho, we're invited to play on one...
Little Big Planet Karting is joyous

Rovio teases Mario Kart-style Angry Birds racing game

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Rovio teases Mario Kart-style Angry Birds racing game

Game on: DiRT Showdown

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Rubbish at driving? Like to be given a second chance when you crash – or even a fifth? Then get behind the wheel of DiRT ShowdownIf the Colin McRae rally games can be called a family, then offshoot DiRT Showdown (PS3/Xbox 360/PC) is the rebellious, hedonistic younger cousin. The McRae...
Game on: DiRT Showdown

EMP adds late-night hours for 'Art of Video Games' exhibit; Tetris tourney tonight

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Tournaments will be held on the EMP’s Sky Church screen. In a Tetris mood tonight? You should probably head to the EMP, then. As its kickass exhibit called The Art of Video Games winds down, the downtown Seattle museum is hosting a series of late-night tournaments. Tonight until 8 p.m. is the Mighty...
EMP adds late-night hours for 'Art of Video Games' exhibit; Tetris tourney tonight

Nintendo Promises More Titles For Wii U Including New Zelda, Mario Games

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Nintendo has a lot to announce this morning, including an app for its Miiverse platform, as well as some fan-favorite game titles that will be available on the Wii U platform in the coming months. By the time E3 rolls around, in mid-June, the Wii U will support two new...
Nintendo Promises More Titles For Wii U Including New Zelda, Mario Games

This week's new games

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Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock, PS3 & VitaPurchasers of videogames licensed from films and TV don't tend to be the medium's most critical consumers.That means they're regularly treated with the kind of appalling disdain that leads to products like Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock. Although Matt Smith's voice acting as...
This week's new games
Nintendo 3DS sales in U.S. reach 4.5 million in first year

Nintendo DS Enters Schools in Japan This Fall

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Japanese elementary and high school students are sure to make their American counterparts jealous this coming school year, when the popular Nintendo DS video game handheld makes its way into the classroom.Of course, the focus of using the device will be on education and learning as opposed to straight-up...
Nintendo DS Enters Schools in Japan This Fall

Nintendo Wii U Virtual Console, Performance Improvements Coming This Spring

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Today, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced a slew of upcoming enhancements and new game titles for its Wii U gaming console. Responding to consumer requests, Nintendo will provide two significant system updates that will help speed up the time it takes to launch software and return to the Wii U...
Nintendo Wii U Virtual Console, Performance Improvements Coming This Spring

Nintendo returns to profit - but cuts Wii U and 3DS sales forecasts

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The games veteran is back in the black, but predicts weaker than expected sales for its main console platformsVideo game giant Nintendo is back in profit a year after recording its first ever annual net loss. In financial results announced today, covering the first nine months of the current financial...
Nintendo returns to profit - but cuts Wii U and 3DS sales forecasts

Shigeru Miyamoto: A rushed game is forever bad

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In the second part of our interview, Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto talks about the troubled launch for the Nintendo 3DS and the future of the casual gaming market• Read Part 1 of our interview with MiyamotoMiyamoto's career at Nintendo has been defined by his tenacity. His creative commitment to perfection...
Shigeru Miyamoto: A rushed game is forever bad

Nintendo preps first 3DS XL bundle with Mario Kart 7

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Nintendo is planning on releasing the first limited-edition bundle of its 3DS XL portable gaming console in time for the holiday shopping season in the US. Mario Kart 7 is preloaded onto the console, which will only be available in a blue and black color scheme. The best part is...
Nintendo preps first 3DS XL bundle with Mario Kart 7

Running With Friends Adds a Dash of Diversity to Zynga's Mobile Games Catalog

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To date, all of Zynga’s “With Friends” mobile games have been social twists on word and puzzle classics like Scrabble and Hangman. But on the heels of runaway hits like Temple Run 2 and Subway Surfers, the company is off to the races, hoping to give those single-player phenomena a...
Running With Friends Adds a Dash of Diversity to Zynga's Mobile Games Catalog

Ubisoft won't develop Wii U-exclusive games until Nintendo sells more systems

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One of Nintendo's strongest traditional partners has said that it won't create exclusive titles for the Wii U as long as the system's poor sales continue. Speaking to Kotaku at this week's E3 conference, CEO Yves Guillemot said "We need more sold." Ubisoft is one of the few publishers...
Ubisoft won't develop Wii U-exclusive games until Nintendo sells more systems
Nintendo developing new 'Zelda,' 'Mario,' and 'Mario Kart' games for Wii U

Famous Videogame Characters Done In Traditional Ukiyo-E Style? Game On!

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How can you possibly go wrong with Mario Kart, traditional Japanese art, and trishaws?...
Famous Videogame Characters Done In Traditional Ukiyo-E Style? Game On!

Nintendo Network will replace Nintendo’s current online infrastructure

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Nintendo has officially unveiled its new Nintendo Network, a collection of services that will include personal user accounts on the Wii U, downloadable content on both the Wii U and the 3DS, and digital distribution of retail products. Although we have known about Nintendo Network ever since the logo...
Nintendo Network will replace Nintendo’s current online infrastructure

this game looks like mario kart but x100 awesome! http://modnation.com - track builder looks sweet too

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this game looks like mario kart but x100 awesome! http://modnation.com - track builder looks sweet too
Nintendo Pulls Out Of Financial Dive, Legacy Console Sales Slow

Zelda, Mario Kart and other hits coming to Nintendo's Wii U

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After a fallow post-launch period, new games and remakes are coming to the Nintendo's new console. [Read more]...
Zelda, Mario Kart and other hits coming to Nintendo's Wii U

Disney Launches Videogame About Movie About Videogames

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In advance of the movie’s nationwide release tomorrow, Disney has launched an iOS and Android game based on its new film “Wreck-It Ralph.” The movie’s title character, an early-1980s arcade game villain, leaves his own story line to seek respect in other games. In turn, the mobile app lets...
Disney Launches Videogame About Movie About Videogames

Don't Tech Nerds Read Ray Bradbury Any More?

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This is how it starts, guys. (Photo: screencap) Coming soon to a CES writeup near you: Microsoft is twerking that Kinect technology just as fast as it can, creating all kinds of weird futuristic use cases to help separate you from your hard-earned dollars. Fast Company reports that Microsoft Research has...
Don't Tech Nerds Read Ray Bradbury Any More?

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale announced

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Like the idea of Super Smash Bros, but prefer PlayStation characters? Boy, has Sony got the game for you!If there's one thing publishers love it's getting all their characters (or 'brands' as they often prefer) into one game, thereby capturing a huge meta-demographic of avid fans. Capcom has its 'Vs'...
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale announced
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