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Nintendo 3DS gets new Fire Emblem, Luigi’s Mansion, and Brain Age in 2013

In July 2011, Nintendo promised it would keep a steady stream of games coming to Nintendo 3DS and it's sticking to that plan in 2013 with Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, Fire Emblem Awakening and Brain Age: Concentration Training out by March.

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Nintendo: No Wii U price cut like there was for Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS is a proven success, but it only got there thanks to a drastic price cut six months after its release. Is Nintendo planning to drop the price of the Wii U in the same time frame?

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Nintendo gives away classic levels as DLC in New Super Mario Bros. 2

New Super Mario Bros. 2 will literally recreate the classics with the next downloadable content pack for the 3DS platformer, with stages from Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros., and Super Mario Bros. 3.

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Resident Evil: Revelations jumps from Nintendo 3DS to PS3/Xbox 360

Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 fans of the Resident Evil series may get a chance to wash the bad taste of Resident Evil 6 out of their mouths in the near future. The Korean Ratings Board says Resident Evil: Revelations may release on more platfroms than Nintendo…

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What do steep discounts on Wii U games say about Nintendo’s new console?

Retailers like Target are offering huge discounts on Nintendo Wii U games, an unusual move following the release of a brand new gaming console. Are these price cuts say the Wii U's in trouble or is this a sign of a fast-changing business?

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Sony’s handheld business struggles as Nintendo 3DS outsells PS Vita 47-to-1

The PlayStation Portable never overtook Nintendo's portable gaming business, but the PSP carved out a potent niche for itself between 2004 and today. Its successor, the PS Vita, is getting crushed but its competitors.

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Iwata: Nintendo won’t drown its audience in paid DLC

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said that while his company knows that games like Animal Crossing: New Leaf would be "unbelievably profitable" if they were supported with paid DLC, it's more important to build good relationships with players than to price…

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Nintendo slashes earnings forecast as Nintendo 3DS underperforms

A new quarterly earnings report shows a Nintendo that won't repeat last year's first annual loss. Even as the House of Mario recovers, though, its handheld business is still struggling.

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Nintendo: 3DS software sales have increased by 89 percent

According to Nintendo, games for its 3DS handheld have been selling like hotcakes. Incredibly lucrative hotcakes.

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Jetsetter: The Force is strong in Finland’s Angry Birds and a lost French classic

In Jetsetter, concept art's uncovered for a lost Rayman sequel, Nintendo prepares a new Circle Pad Pro in Japan, and Jedi birds hit Finland.

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Digital Blend: Pondering a free-to-play StarCraft 2 and streaming games from your ISP

Welcome to Digital Blend, your one-stop-shop for coverage and recommendations of all things relating to mobile gaming, digital marketplaces, and indie titles (for the week ending September 30).

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Nintendo 3DS update permanently blocks flash cart using pirates

The latest Nintendo 3DS update permanently blocks the use of flash carts for playing pirated games according to one cart manufacturer.

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Harvest Moon celebrates 15 years with new games, plush cows

Natsume is rolling out all the stops for the 15th anniversary of Harvest Moon (and by "stops," we mean "adorable plush dolls.")

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Bayonetta 2 studio Platinum Games wants to work on Nintendo 3DS, PC next

Platinum Games' Atsushi Inaba discussed his studio's future after Bayonetta 2 in a new interview, citing Steam and 3DS as his destinations.

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Lost Planet spinoff EX Troopers won’t be released outside Japan

Ever the crowd pleaser, Capcom decides to leave its exciting Nintendo 3DS/PlayStation Vita shooter EX Troopers in Japan.

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