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2 hrs ago | The Escapist

Nintendo's New Handheld is a Revamped, Redesigned 3DS

Nintendo's New 3DS features faster speeds, more 3D viewing angles, NFC support, and a new C-button; the first announced title for the handheld is Xenoblade Chronicles .

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Related Topix: Animal Crossing, Monolith Soft, Xenoblade Chronicles, Nintendo Gamecube, CPU, Science / Technology

5 hrs ago | Canada.com

Press Start: Is Nintendo's latest 3DS redesign the 'New 3DS' a good idea?

While the 3DS' sales have improved drastically over the last two years thanks to the release of a number of high-quality titles, the system's sales of stagnated recently.

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Related Topix: 3DS, Video Games, Monolith Soft, Xenoblade Chronicles, Nintendo Gamecube, Wii U

9 hrs ago | Mashable

Nintendo Unveils New 3DS Handheld in Japan With Second Analog Stick

A new 3DS with a second analog stick and more powerful CPU is coming to Japan in October, Nintendo announced in a live stream on Friday, though no Western release information was given.

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Related Topix: Monolith Soft, Xenoblade Chronicles, Video Games, Science / Technology, CPU

15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters

Nintendo says 12 characters will be part of its upcoming toy-game line set for release later this year.

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Related Topix: Animal Crossing, Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Activision, WII, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Nintendo 3DS XL 'Mario & Luigi' bundle, 'Wolfenstein' discounted at Best Buy

The Labor Day holiday weekend brings with it a new set of game deals at Retailers.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Mario Kart, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Alphadream Corporation, They, _No Company, LucasArts, Star Wars, Ninja!

15 hrs ago | IGN

New Wii U, 2DS Bundles Coming This Fall from Nintendo

It seems that Nintendo is through playing games, at least when it comes to moving hardware.

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Related Topix: Mario Kart, Video Games, Wii U, Super Mario 3D World, Nintendo Land

16 hrs ago | IGN

Nintendo Reveals New 3DS and 3DS XL Designs

Nintendo has revealed redesigned models of the 3DS and 3DS XL featuring an additional directional button and trigger, along with NFC support.

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Related Topix: Animal Crossing, The Legend of Zelda, Video Games

16 hrs ago | Eurogamer

Xenoblade's Shulk confirmed for Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS

The newcomer's appearance had been rumoured for some time, and was spoiled earlier this week in an extensive leak which revealed most of the two games' shared character roster.

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Related Topix: Xenoblade, Monolith Soft, Video Games, Bandai Namco Games, Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Xenoblade Chronicles

18 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Mikael Hed Steps Down As CEO Of Wavering Angry Birds Maker Rovio, Pekka Rantala Steps In

A changing of the guard at Rovio, the Finalnd-based creator of the catapulting Angry Birds series of casual games that has seen its profit fall by more than half in the last year : its CEO Mikael Hed is stepping down and "passing the hoodie", in the words of the company, to Pekka Rantala, who most recently has been the CEO of Finnish drinks maker ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds

18 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Mikael Hed Steps Down As CEO Of Wavering Angry Birds Maker Rovio, Pekka Rantala Steps In

A changing of the hoodie at Rovio, the Finalnd-based creator of the catapulting Angry Birds series of casual games that has seen its profit fall by more than half in the last year : its CEO Mikael Hed is stepping down, and he is passing on the reigns to Pekka Rantala, who most recently has been the CEO of Finnish drinks maker Hartwall but also ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds, iPod touchiPad App, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Clash of Clans

20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Super Smash Bros 4' classic mode, world map and more detailed for 3DS and Wii U

Masahiro Sakurai has discussed another feature in " Super Smash Bros 4 " for Wii U and 3DS .

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Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds, 3DS, Wii U, Kirby, HAL Labs

Thu Aug 28, 2014

IGN

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker - IGN Plays

It's Nintendo's 125th anniversary! Yes, waaaay back in September 1889 "Nintendo Koppai" was founded as a playing card manufacturer.

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Related Topix: The Legend of Zelda, Video Games

The Capital-Journal

Two country stars to shine at Prairie Band Casino

Country singer and songwriter Gary Allan, shown performing Oct. 6, 2013, at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla., will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Great Lakes Ballroom at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort, 12305 150th Road, north of Topeka, where fellow country artist Clay Walker will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Gary Allan, Country, Topeka, KS, Clay Walker, Mayetta, KS, Make, MuuMuu, Video Games

VentureBeat

So many dudes: 93% of Wii U eShop customers are men

A recent report revealed that adult women outnumber teenage boys when it comes to gaming - but that doesn't tell the whole story.

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Related Topix: Wii U, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, WII

Newsday

Nintendo 3DS XL is worth buying

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Related Topix: Super Mario, Video Games, Madden, EA Tiburon, EA Sports, 3DS, Holtsville, NY

Kotaku

Mario Kart's Most Hated Item Is Actually Its Best

There's nothing worse than fighting tooth, nail, and banana peel for first place in Mario Kart , only to lose it because a blue shell decided to saunter up and explode on your parade.

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Related Topix: Mario Kart, Video Games, Mario Party

Metro

Games Inbox: IndieStation madness, Split/Second love, and Destiny bargain

The evening Inbox is impressed by the free Mario Kart 8 DLC, as one reader worries about the size of Advanced Warfare maps.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, Mario Kart 8, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Tribute Games, Mercenary Kings, _No Company, Klei Entertainment, Don't Starve

Keighleynews.co.uk

Two boys from Cross Hills have the world of video gaming at their fingertips

Cross Hills boys Tom and Jaden Davies prepare to compete in the Pokomon Video World Championships, which will be held in Washington DC in August.

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Related Topix: Pokemon, Ambrella, Video Games, DS

Business Wire

Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist is being reduced to $19.99 starting Sept. 1 on Wii U. In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Ubisoft, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Wii U, 3DS, DS, WII

National Public Radio

How The 'Kung Fu Fighting' Melody Came To Represent Asia

There's a tune that you've probably heard throughout your life. It's nine notes long, and it's almost always used to signal that something vaguely Asian is happening or is about to happen.

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Related Topix: Carl Douglas, Pop/Rock, New-Wave, The Vapors, Super Mario, Video Games

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