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‘Shin Megami Tensei IV’ makes the trip from Japan to the West in record time

Shin Megami Tensei IV for Nintendo 3DS will be the first entry in the series to make it to the US with its name intact. The game also marks a greatly streamlined localization process from Atlus USA.
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‘Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon’ review: Mario’s little brother shines in the darkness

Next Level Games continues the fruitful partnership with Nintendo that's yielded plums like Super Mario Strikers and Punch-out!! on Wii with Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, the studio's very best game, and one of the best made for Nintendo 3DS.
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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate review (Wii U and 3DS): A JRPG that has grown up

Only a few of Capcom's odd Monster Hunter games have crossed the Pacific, and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U is the finest of them - though the game struggles to live up to its console mirror on 3DS.
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Nintendo found guilty of patent infringement, ordered to pay $30 mil in damages

Nintendo may be one of video games' greatest play innovators, but they've never been the most remarkable hardware inventors. Most of their successful machines like Nintendo DS are based on others' inventions that they license. In the case…
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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.