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Star Fox Command, Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time join Wii U eShop

Star Fox Command and Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time head up this week's Wii U eShop releases, joining other standout titles like Art Academy: Home Studio and Never Alone.

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Nintendo Wii and DS to lose online play support in May 2014

Nintendo announces a plan to shut down online gaming services for the Wii and DS/DSi on May 20, 2014. No reason is given for the shutdown.

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Homebrew hero keeps Nintendo DS alive with a port of Valve’s Portal

After nine years, Nintendo is ready to retire the Nintendo DS, but fans of the console aren't ready to let it die just yet. One intrepid homebrew game maker is intent on bringing on some recent hits to the machine. After finishing work on Minecraft DS…

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Japan finally blocks import of piracy-friendly R4 flash carts

Though they've been illegal in Japan since 2009, authorities have only now been able to block the import of the infamous R4 flash cart, a device that makes it obscenely easy to pirate Nintendo DS games.

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Pendleton Ward teams with WayForward for Adventure Time DS

The 2D maestros behind Shantae and A Boy and His Blob are making Adventure Time, one last great game for the Nintendo DS.

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How the Nintendo 3DS went from flop to sleeper hit

After a very rocky start, Nintendo has announced it sold 4.5 million Nintendo 3DS handhelds in the United States during its first year. Believe it or not, that's better than the much-loved Nintendo DS did with its first year.

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Nintendo 3DS hits four-million mark in US sales, outpaces Wii in first nine months

Nintendo announces sales figures for consoles along with record-breaking debuts for latest Mario titles.

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Nintendo 3DS on a course to beat first-year DS sales

Nintendo reveals that the 3DS portable gaming device is on a course to close out its first year on the market with more sales than its DS predecessor, which sold 2.37 million in year one.

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Nintendo DS the best-selling game system in U.S. history with 50 million units

Nintendo reports that its DS handheld has sold 50 million units in the US, making it the best-selling system in the country.

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Nintendo announces ‘unprecedented range of games’ in bid to save 3DS

In a bid to save Nintendo's struggling 3DS handheld gaming deivce, the president of the company today announced plans for an "unprecedented range of games." But will it really make any difference?

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It’s a cornucopia of Kirbies in Kirby Mass Attack teaser

Kirby Mass Attack shows you what happens when you feed a Kirby after midnight.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Nintendo DS port coming from Geist developer

Actvision's Dan Amrich confirms that a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 port for Nintendo DS is currently in development at n-Space, the same studio responsible for previous Call of Duty DS games.

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Microsoft wary of dedicated mobile gaming platforms, COO says

Microsoft COO Dennis Durkin doesn't see the company following Nintendo's and Sony's respective leads in the portable gaming space with a dedicated handheld game device of its own.

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E3 2011 hands-on: Kirby Mass Attack

Kirby Mass Attack may have slipped under the radar at E3 2011, but the latest installment of the franchise for the Nintendo 3DS has plenty of potential.

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April charts: Video game sales jump 20 percent

We've got hardware sales and the top 10 games for April. U.S. video game sales for the month were up 20 percent from 2010.

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