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  1. Devolver Digital shows Nintendo how it's done with YouTube monetization statementRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Polygon

    ... make a list of every YouTube personality in gaming above a set number of subscribers, and make damned sure they have a Wii U and a stack of first person games. It would cost way less than a Super Bowl ad and likely offer a much better return on ...

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  2. New Nintendo eShop releases: More of the Samus, pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Joystiq

    $10 for the Metroid Prime: Trilogy on Wii U with apparently faster load times ? Om nom nom. While we're talking, Nintendo, any word on a new Metr-hello? Anyone there? Oh well. So, check out this week's full list of new eShop releases below the break, ...

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  3. Major Smash Tournament On Hold After Hotel Violates Safety CodesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Kotaku

    ... by Nintendo, which flew out representatives and even set up a lounge where people could come and play the upcoming Wii U game Splatoon . Fire marshalls just closed the Splatoon room and said the entire event is going to be canceled. Is this actually ...

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  4. PewDiePie Calls Nintendo's New YouTube Program 'A Slap In The Face'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... video game icon Nintendo needs PewDiePie and YouTubers to help sell their products," but yes, they actually do. The Wii U is now officially the slowest selling major console Nintendo has produced, and software sales are constrained by the install ...

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  5. Xenoblade Chronicles X is going to be hugeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

    Xenoblade Chronicles X sounds like it is going to offer an absolutely massive open world for players to explore. Due to launch later this year, Xenoblade Chronicles X should offer one of the largest open worlds on Wii U to date.

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  6. Super Mario helps Nintendo get back in the console raceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Star

    But racer Mario Kart 8 sold 4.77 million copies on the Wii U format and hit fighting game Super Smash Bros sold 3.39 million units. Global sales of Wii U hardware have now reached 3.03 million.

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  7. Nintendo Download for 1/29/2015: Time to hunt some metroids...times threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gaming Nexus

    A while back if you wanted to find a copy of Metroid Prime Trilogy for the Wii, you'd likely have to pay a somewhat steep price on eBay. If you have a Wii U that's no longer the case, unless you just want a physical copy for your collection in which case I don't blame you.

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  8. Daily Roundup: Apple outsells Samsung, Microsoft invests in Android and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Engadget

    ... this summer. If you missed out on the Kickstarter campaign, you can still snag one for $299. Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U provided a lot of local multiplayer fun, allowing up to eight players at the same time. Sadly, it was limited to only a few ...

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  9. Why Nintendo must stay the course with hardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GamesIndustry.biz

    Wii U and 3DS missed targets, but a future without hardware still looks commercially unappealing for the House of Mario Nintendo is heading back to black, with the company's financial announcements this week revealing that it's expecting to post a fairly reasonable profit for the full year. For a company that's largely been mired in red ink since the end of the glory days of the Wii, that looks like pretty fantastic news; but since I was one of the people who repeatedly pointed out in the past when Nintendo's quarterly losses were driven by currency fluctuations, not sales failures, it's only fair that I now point out that quite the reverse is true.

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  10. 'Kirby and the Rainbow Curse' (WiiU) - New Screens & TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WorthPlaying

    Do you have the magic touch? Then guide Kirby as he sets off on grand adventures in a hand-sculpted clay world. Draw lines on the touch screen of the Wii U GamePad controller to create rainbow-colored clay ropes to move Kirby around freely, or tap him to attack enemies or blast through obstacles.

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  11. Wii Punchout 11.00 Pikmin 16.50 @ Shop NintendoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cheap Ass Gamer

    ... in and just getting the game digitally for 10 with tax last week. It's 20 now digitally for anyone who wants to know. Wii U.

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  12. Nintendo Launching YouTube Creator Program in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AusGamers

    ... percent of the advertising revenue from a video containing "Nintendo intellectual property" such as a Let's Play of a Wii U game. "Partners" can also designate entire channels to Nintendo content - which will net them 70 percent of the ad revenue. ...

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  13. Huge Smash Bros Wii U update adds 15 new stages to eight-player SmashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Computer And Video Games

    Nintendo has released a surprise Super Smash Bros. for Wii U update that adds 15 additional stages to the game's eight-player Smash mode.

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  14. Mario Kart, Pokemon, Smash lead million-seller list, as Nintendo sales slip year-over-yearRead the original story

    Yesterday | Polygon

    ... Alpha Sapphire (9.35 million), Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (6.19 million) and Tomodachi Life (2.11 million). Wii U games accounted for the remaining four. Its top three games in terms of unit sales include Mario Kart 8 (4.77 million), Super ...

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  15. Nintendo sells 5.7 million Amiibos and plenty of games, but it's no reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gamasutra

    ... to profits, much of that is due to the weakening of the Japanese yen. The company actually sold slightly fewer Wii U consoles in the fourth quarter of 2014 than it did in the same period of 2013. passed the million-seller mark so far this fiscal ...

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  16. Nintendo eShop: 'Metroid Prime Trilogy' lands on Wii U, 'Gunman Clive 2' for 3DSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    The Nintendo eShop has been updated with some real gems this week as both the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS see a number of stellar releases. According to a press release issued by Nintendo on Jan. 29, the eShop for both systems has been updated with brand new software.

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  17. Nintendo's YouTube Revenue-Sharing Policy Is Here - With Lots of Strings Attached.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Re/code

    ... with the Nintendo Creators Program, though, is this whitelist of games that may be monetized. Fewer than half of the Wii U's Nintendo-published games are on the list, and a good chunk are missing from the 3DS category, as well. Two glaring omissions ...

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  18. Mario Party 10 Amiibo Pre-Orders Already DisappearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | IGN

    ... ear. Nintendo sold 5.7 million amiibo during Q3 , meaning they sold 1.6 amiibo for every copy of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

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  19. Super Smash Bros. Wii U Update Adds New LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cinema Blend News

    Fans of Super Smash Bros. on the Wii U will discover a rather awesome surprise the next time they boot up their favorite fighting game, namely 15 new stages built specifically with eight-player combat in mind.

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  20. Upgrade Disney Infinity Wii to Wii U free of chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Joystiq

    Still on the fence about buying a Wii U? Disney Interactive is offering a new reason to move to Nintendo's latest home console by allowing Disney Infinity players on Wii to upgrade to the Wii U version free of charge. Beginning today, those that own the Disney Infinity Starter Pack on Wii can download the Wii U version of the sandbox game from the eShop, including the game's multiplayer components.

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