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The ‘Xboy’ was the Xbox handheld that never was

In an interview with IGN, former Xbox head Robbie Bach revealed that the "Xboy," or a handheld Xbox branded console, was in early conceptual stages, but was halted, and not just because of the Zune.
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Get your ’90s on with these Star Fox and Sonic deals

Nintendo is offering a number of Sonic the Hedgehog games at reduced price this week in the eShop, as well as demos for both new Star Fox games. Fans who buy Star Fox Zero digitally will also receive a $5 eShop voucher.
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‘Pokémon Go’ officially launches in Japan following delay

'Pokémon Go' has officially launched in Japan, following a delay reportedly caused by the leak of an email between developer Niantic and launch partner McDonald's. It's available on both Android and iOS.
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NES Classic Edition trailer showcases Nintendo’s 8-bit legacy

Players eager for an early glimpse at Nintendo's upcoming NES Classic Edition plug-and-play console can sample the device's bounty of bundled 8-bit titles in a new trailer released today.
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Get an early look at ‘Metroid Prime: Federation Force’ with new, free eShop download

A free surprise from Nintendo is in store for 3DS owners this week, as the publisher announced that a fully featured demo version of the Metroid Prime: Federation Force multiplayer minigame Blast Ball is now available for download.
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Apple could make up to $3 billion from 'Pokémon Go' over the next two years

Thanks to App Store policies and fired-up Pokémon fans, Apple could make as much as 10 to 15 percent of its App Store revenue off a single game. Nintendo might not care: its market value has doubled as a result of the game.
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Razer wants to take you on a Poké-tour with its new ‘Pokémon Go’ social app

If you are one of those unlucky rural ‘Pokémon Go’ players, who finds themselves far from gyms, Pokéstops and worst of all, Poké-friends, then Razer's new app may be perfect for you.
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Nintendo more valuable than rival Sony thanks to popularity of ‘Pokémon Go’

Nintendo's stock market value has seen a significant boost since the successful mobile launch of Pokémon Go, with share prices effectively more than doubling and the company becoming more valuable than rival console manufacturer Sony.
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New Pokémon to catch: ‘Sun’ and ‘Moon’ will have a wimpy bug and a bootleg Pikachu

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon are set for release this fall, and one of the sibling games' new monsters is a terrifying bootleg Pikachu. And if you want to battle with a wimpy bug who likes to run away, the games have that as…
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‘Pokémon Go’ fever spreads across Europe as app debuts in 26 more countries

The sheer number of players engrossed by Pokémon Go has caused server issues for many, but developer Niantic is forging ahead with its plans to launch the game in all regions.
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People are now buying and selling their Pokémon Go accounts for cash

The competition in Pokémon Go between friends and gamers around the world is at a high, so it was only a matter of time before people began selling user credentials to power-hungry hunters.
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The Windows Phone subreddit is having an existential crisis over ‘Pokémon Go’

Once again, Windows Phone has been left out of another global app phenomenon -- 'Pokèmon Go'. Fans on the Windows Phone subreddit have been going through all the five stages of grief.