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‘Super Smash Bros 4’ for Wii U will do away with the pantywaist online fights of its predecessor

Super Smash Bros Brawl for Nintendo Wii introduced a massive cast to the fighting game series, as well as an enormous single-player campaign, but the game still managed to disappoint due to lackluster online play. Super Smash Bros 4 for…
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GDC bound developers choosing mobile over consoles, and Nintendo takes the brunt of it

In the past seven days, everyone from Ubisoft to Sony is doubling down on the game console market with new machines like the PlayStation 4. What platforms are game developers on the front lines working on, though? Smartphones and tablets…
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Nintendo Wii U sales spiral down in January according to the NPD Group

After three months on the market the Nintendo Wii U is in dire straits, selling at shocking lows. How low? Its sales are identical to the Nintendo 3DS just before its historic price cut in 2011. If Nintendo's console is going to survive…
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Fire Emblem Awakening review: A cruel, fair, and fine game of love and war

Fire Emblem: Awakening is not as conservative as you might expect for the eleventh entry in a quarter-century-old series. In fact, its changes make for a far more moving game of strategy.
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow—Mirror of Fate may jump from Nintendo 3DS to home consoles

Resident Evil: Revelations may not be the only Nintendo 3DS game to move over to home consoles. Konami says that Castlevania: Lords of Shadow—Mirror of Fate could get an HD release in the future.
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The future is Nii: Nintendo’s president looks to the future of Nintendo hardware beyond Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo' gaming machines need help. The Nintendo 3DS is selling well, but its games are not. Meanwhile the Nintendo Wii U is struggling. Company president Satoru Iwata explains how Nintendo is altering its hardware development to tackle…
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Wii U matches early Wii sales at 3 million, but Nintendo earnings show a murky future for the machine

Nintendo's holiday quarter earnings show that the Nintendo Wii U sold just as well as the Nintendo Wii during its first weeks on sale, but it's doubtful that the console will be able to maintain its momentum going forward.
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The impressively named Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers gets a limited edition run

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers is coming to the US for the very first time on Apr. 16, and the series diehard fans will get a slick bonus with the first run of the Sega Saturn remake.
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Night of the living cash grab: Resident Evil Revelations coming to PC, home consoles

Capcom is bringing Resident Evil: Revelations to PCs and home consoles, with a host of new features and, as you'd expect, an increased price tag over its Nintendo 3DS predecessor.
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Where Wii U meets 3DS: Nintendo merges its home and portable hardware dev teams

After many successful years, Nintendo is shaking up the way it makes video game consoles, bringing its portable and home console teams under one roof. How will this change the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS?
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Publishers, not pirates, are the problem on Nintendo 3DS says Epic Mickey designer

Peter Ong, founder of DreamRift and designer of Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion for Nintendo 3DS, joins the dialogue surrounding the threat of piracy on the Nintendo 3DS. According to him, publishers are the biggest problem.
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Hackers crack the Nintendo 3DS opening its doors to pirated software

The Nintendo 3DS has been impressively secure since its release in 2011, protected from the piracy that plagued the Nintendo DS. Members of the Nintendo homebrew community now claim they've cracked the system, paving the way for…