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Nintendo Shutting Down Wii, DS Online Services In May

The Wii and DS were the first Nintendo consoles to offer online play through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. The service wasn’t exactly the best and it was more frustrating than anything what with players having to enter separate friend codes for each game. If you managed to get past all that, you might have found that titles like Mario Kart …

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Nintendo Revises Sales Forecast, Lowers Expectations For Hardware And Software

Before the Wii U launched, Nintendo said it expected to sell 5.5 million units before the end of its fiscal year in March. It’s entirely possible, but some were skeptical. Now Nintendo doesn’t even think it can reach such a sales milestone. Nintendo released a revised sales forecast today that showed it expects to sell less hardware in every category …

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Nintendo Sold 400,000 Wii U Consoles Last Week

The Wii U is a major gamble for Nintendo, and as such many don’t expect it to perform that well at retail. Lightning never strikes twice as they say, and Nintendo can’t possibly replicate the Wii’s success all over again, right? Well, it’s safe to say that Nintendo is at least off to a good start. Speaking to CNET, the …

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Toyota Turns the Nintendo DS into a Navigation System Remote

Utilizing a system called Kuruma de DS (DS in the Car), Japanese DS owners can now use their DS to control the car navigation system. The system was developed by Toyota as part their new Smart Navi automobile navigation system. It allows passengers to input destinations without having to reach across to access the in-dash navigation system. They can also …

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Nintendo Introduces ‘Midnight Purple’ 3DS

3DS fans, rejoice! You can now add “midnight purple” to your color coded DS collection. The new DS color will be launching with Mario Tennis Open on May 20th. It will retail for $170. Photos like this one (above) were leaked by retailers over the weekend, before Nintendo’s official announcement today. Sam’s Club had already listed it on their website …

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Nintendo Announces A New Mario And Kirby Collection

There have always been a few things that you can count on from Nintendo. Mario and Kirby are definitely 2 of those things. Well now Nintendo has announced that they will be releasing New Super Mario Bros. 2 and a 20th Anniversary Kirby Collection. New Super Mario Bros 2 will be another 2D side scrolling adventure in the pick up …

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Nintendo Introduces New Digital Content

This week Nintendo highlights its new downloadable content for the Wii and 3DS: Colors! 3D – a new painting application for the Nintendo 3DS that allows you to paint and view layers in 3D and share with friends. Comes with coloring book style pages New Video – The Shins “The Rifle’s Spiral” – features stop motion animation for the 3DS …

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Pokemon Conquest For DS Launches June 18

Nintendo has announced a new Pokemon game for the DS called Pokemon Conquest. The game is the English language version of the existing Japanese game “Pokemon + Nobanga’s Ambition”. It is in 2D, not 3D, like the Black and White 2 game scheduled to release later this year. The traditional children characters are replaced this time around with a Japanese …

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