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E3 2015: Nintendo Liveblog

Posted by Simon on June 16, 2015
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Nintendo’s Digital Event kicks off the second day of E3. What can it do to possibly top Sony’s ridiculously gratifying show last night? Let’s find out!

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Did You Buy A Wii U This Year? You May Have Free Digital Deluxe eShop Credit Waiting For You

Posted by Simon on December 15, 2014
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Just like I did.

Remember the promotion Nintendo ran at the beginning of the year, where (after buying a WiiU) any purchase from their eShop would earn you points? Well, if you have been happily buying the odd title for it, there’s a good chance you have some eShop credit waiting for you.

But you have to hurry a little.

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A Flower On A Step – The Pointlessness of Nintendo

Posted by Simon on August 18, 2014
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“Stop!”, shouted my wife. “You need that!”

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Nintendo Bets The Farm On Mario Kart

Posted by Simon on February 28, 2014
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Nintendo announced yesterday that, at the end of May, they will be switching off the online services for two of its more successful consoles, the Wii and DS.

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Nintendo Reveals The 2DS (And It’s Horrible)

Posted by Simon on August 28, 2013
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2ds 1It’s not April and this is not a joke. Nintendo have addressed the issues surrounding the effects of stereoscopic 3D screens on young eyes by making a new 3DS iteration and just ripping out the 3D capability.¬†Oh, and the hinge.

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Review: Attack Of The Friday Monsters! A Tokyo Tale (3DS)

Posted by Simon on August 04, 2013
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This game make me sad for so many reasons. Not because it’s bad – it’s really, really not – but more because it’s a real shame that so few people are going to experience a title that is one of the sweetest, most wonderful slices of gaming that I’ve experienced in a long time. I’ve seen so many dissenting voices on gaming forums immediate discount it – too short, too expensive, not actiony enough, too twee. I nearly passed it by myself, the filter of public opinion almost too persuasive to ignore, especially when gaming time is at such a premium. Also, eight dollars? I could buy a pint (plus tax plus tip) of terrible Canadian beer for that. The App Store dollar standard has certainly moved the download yardsticks. How ridiculous.

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Incoming: E3 2013 – Press Schedules, Live Blogging and Special Podcast

Posted by Simon on June 07, 2013
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Every year, the gaming industry gathers in Los Angeles for the Electronic Entertainmeant Expo for the first taster of the latest handware, software and game exclusives that will be vying for your attention over the next twelve months. It’s always a massive, industry-only event, even when the press events themselves turn out to be disappointments. There will be none of that this year, though – with the twin giants of Microsoft and Sony ready to pull back the curtain on their respective next-gen consoles, it’s going to be stacked with big names and attractive soundbyes.

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