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Microsoft veteran starts PeopleFun mobile game startup (exclusive)

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Game industry legend Tony Goodman, the co-creator of Age of Empires, is launching a new mobile game startup today called PeopleFun. The team has six veterans who will focus on creating games for iOS (Apple’s iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone devices) and Android mobile devices. That’s a far cry from...
Microsoft veteran starts PeopleFun mobile game startup (exclusive)

Luigi's Mansion 2 - review

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3DS, Nintendo, cert: 7, released Friday 28 MarchDespite it being a full 10 years since Luigi last donned his custom vacuum cleaner and captured ghosts in a haunted mansion, the overdue arrival of Luigi's Mansion 2 was well worth the wait.The sequel still sees the world's second most famous plumber...
Luigi's Mansion 2 - review

Wii Mini set for March launch in UK

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Nintendo's curiously targeted Wii re-design is coming to Europe with a refreshed range of budget classics to play on itNintendo has announced that it will be launching its scaled-down Wii Mini console in the UK on 22 March. It's effectively the classic Wii, slightly reduced in size and coloured black...
Wii Mini set for March launch in UK

Heroes of Ruin – review

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3DS, Square Enix, cert: 12, out nowDespite its archaic graphics and dreadful use of the 3DS's stereoscopic potential, which is, after all, Nintendo's crucial differentiator in the crowded handheld market, Heroes of Ruin remains a genuinely groundbreaking title. This latest from Square Enix, the masterminds behind Final Fantasy, sticks to...
Heroes of Ruin – review

New Super Mario Bros. 2: Nintendo 3DS gets a new game that's all too familiar

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If you like Nintendo games, you're used to revisiting classic franchises. Is New Super Mario Bros. 2 the perfect return visit for the Nintendo 3DS, or is it one retread too many? [Read more]...
New Super Mario Bros. 2: Nintendo 3DS gets a new game that's all too familiar

Korean custom officials uncover Nintendo piracy ring

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According to reports, the Korea Customs Service has discovered a piracy ring thought to have illegally copied millions of dollars worth of Nintendo games and sold them online. [Read more]...
Korean custom officials uncover Nintendo piracy ring

Nintendo Reports Operating Loss Of $132M

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Nintendo Reports Operating Loss Of $132M: When I read news like this, I get sad because I love Nintendo. But not too sad, because I hold out hope that this somehow leads to Nintendo games coming to Apple devices....
Nintendo Reports Operating Loss Of $132M

Give His Regards to Broadway, But Andrew Lloyd Webber is Now Scoring Nintendo Games

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(Photo: Digital Spy) If getting the shit scared out of you at a Broadway showing of Cats was a rite of passage for you, then you’ll be pleased to know that the man responsible for that feline phenomenon is putting his immeasurable talents to good use by penning music for Nintendo Wii...
Give His Regards to Broadway, But Andrew Lloyd Webber is Now Scoring Nintendo Games

How to transfer data to new 3DS XL

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Don't panic - you won't lose all your games and data when you buy the new model Nintendo 3DS XLSo you've upgraded to the larger screen of the terrific new 3DS XL, but you don't want to lose all the data you have saved on the old model?Well fear not....
How to transfer data to new 3DS XL

Fez – review

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Xbox 360; 800 MSP; cert 3+; PolytronFive years in the making, and yet as fresh as one of the 10x10 pixel daisies that punctuate its felt-tip green hills, Fez is at once a tribute to the joy of childhood exploration, the wonder of adolescent Nintendo video games and the adult...
Fez – review

Blogger Issues DMCA Notice To Take Down Posts Infringing His 'How To Infringe' Post

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Anurag Ghosh is a blogger who would like to have some infringing posts removed from the web. See if you can spot the point when Ghosh's irony detector malfunctions. Copyright claim #0: My article, "How to Play Nintendo DS Games on Android", is infringed by the text excerpted on...
Blogger Issues DMCA Notice To Take Down Posts Infringing His 'How To Infringe' Post

Bevy of 3DS, Wii U announcements an exercise in Nintendo nostalgia

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Nintendo has been milking its impressive stable of mega-popular franchises for so long now that we really shouldn't be surprised that today's Nintendo Direct online video presentation was devoted almost entirely to sequels, remakes, and rereleases of popular franchises. Still, it's a bit incredible how much Nintendo is leaning...
Bevy of 3DS, Wii U announcements an exercise in Nintendo nostalgia

Nintendo 3DS XL - review

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Nintendo, out nowAfter barely a year, Nintendo is already upgrading its 3DS handheld with a supersize model. While the company is known for updating kit - it did so several times with the Game Boy and DS - the 3DS XL isn't the big leap forward from the original that...
Nintendo 3DS XL - review

Resident Evil: Revelations HD - review

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PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Capcom, cert: 16Capcom's once-legendary horror series has languished in recent years, with newer instalments failing to recapture the macabre delights of earlier efforts. Revelations, originally a side project for the portable 3DS, certainly lives up to its name, proving a surprise reminder of how great bio-terror...
Resident Evil: Revelations HD - review

Kingdom Heart 3D: Dream Drop Distance - review

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3DS, Square Enix, cert: 12, out nowContinuity can greatly benefit serial fiction but, unfortunately, the Kingdom Hearts series has, over time, become overly mired in its long-form narrative. This latest Disney-cum-Final Fantasy mash-up sends heroes Sora and Riku through various animated worlds to master mythical Keyblade weapons. Die-hards will no...
Kingdom Heart 3D: Dream Drop Distance - review
Nintendo kicks "Let's Play" videos off YouTube then slaps ads on them

Nintendo taps smartphone apps for console boost

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Nintendo taps smartphone apps for console boost: The Japan Times: Nintendo Co. is trying to modify its game consoles so customers can use smartphone applications on them as it searches for a way to return to profitability, company sources said. Yeah, that won't work. But you know what will? Doing...
Nintendo taps smartphone apps for console boost

CrowdGather raises money, looks for acquisitions

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CrowdGather, a Woodland Hills, Calif.-based company, has received a private investment of $450,000 from an undisclosed investor. CrowdGather’s business model is to acquire message-board communities—the ‘help desk of the Internet’, as CEO Sanjay Sabnani has put it—and package them into networks that connect people and create channels for advertisers. The...
CrowdGather raises money, looks for acquisitions

In This Donkey Kong, Pauline Saves Mario

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Just casually coding some feminism into Nintendo's heroic myths. Reflecting the mores and market dynamics of the videogame industry, Mario has always been the hero, the guy saving damsels in distress. But Mike Mika, a father with a young daughter, decided that it would be fun to mod Donkey Kong...
In This Donkey Kong, Pauline Saves Mario
Nintendo games reimagined as minimalist art prints

Nintendo E3 2012 Press Conference Liveblog

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Tune in to our liveblog of Nintendo's press conference for the latest news about Nintendo games, the Wii U, and much more....
Nintendo E3 2012 Press Conference Liveblog
Nintendo fanatic mashes 'Mario' and 'Zelda' with 'Risk' in board game homage

The 40 Sexiest Tech Executives Alive

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Whoever thinks that brains and beauty don't mix clearly hasn't heard about these 30 executives in the tech industry. They're intelligent, successful, and not bad to look at.  Some of the people on this list are worth millions, or even billions of dollars. Others are just getting started in tech...
The 40 Sexiest Tech Executives Alive

Apple Changes App Store Screenshot Rules To Prevent Scam Sales

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In a typically terse and to-the-point announcement on its developer news page, Apple announced Wednesday that developers can no longer change screenshots for their apps in the App Store at will. Instead, they'll only be able to change screenshots when they submit new versions for review. This will put a...
Apple Changes App Store Screenshot Rules To Prevent Scam Sales

Fire Emblem: Awakening - review

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3DS, Nintendo, cert: 12A cursory examination of Fire Emblem: Awakening reveals a title so steeped in the cliches of Japanese role-playing games that it seems it would be of interest to only a niche audience in the west. There are reams of text, digit-saturated menu screens and large portions of...
Fire Emblem: Awakening - review

Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park - review (by nine-year-old)

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Will the new Moshi Monsters DS game satisfy our young critic?My nine-year-old has called me at work. "Mum, it came and it's so cool."We had been eagerly anticipating the arrival of a review copy of the new Moshi Monsters game for the Nintendo DS. For a nine-year-old well-versed in the...
Moshi Monsters: Moshlings Theme Park - review (by nine-year-old)
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