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Thousands of illegal game copying devices seized in shop raid

Thousands of illegal game copying devices seized in shop raid

By 19 December 2008

A police raid at a shop and home premises in Cardiff has netted 1800 copyright-infringing game copying devices. The game copying devices bypass the technical protection measures of the Nintendo DS and DS Lite handhelds and enable gamers to play illegal... >>

Nintendo to launch DSi Ware this month

Nintendo to launch DSi Ware this month

By 16 December 2008

Nintendo is getting ready to launch the new DSi Ware game download service in Japan on Christmas Eve. Titles available on 24 December will include Moving Memo Book, a game which will allow you to use your DSi to take notes and make comic strips using... >>

Rock Band 2 bug wipes groups from hard drive

Rock Band 2 bug wipes groups from hard drive

By 6 October 2008

Rock Band fans in the States may actually be doing us a favour getting hold of the second installment of the game so far in advance, as they're spotting all the bugs before it gets to us. And boy have they spotted a big one. A bug that appears to be only... >>

New Final Fantasy game coming to Wii and DS

New Final Fantasy game coming to Wii and DS

By 6 October 2008

Square Enix has confirmed that it is working on a new Final Fantasy title, exclusively for Nintendo Wii and its handheld sibling, the DS. Shonen Jump magazine first held news of the new game, rumoured to be titled Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes... >>

Two Mega Drive classics for Virtual Console this week

Two Mega Drive classics for Virtual Console this week

By 3 October 2008

Two Mega Drive classics are up for grabs on Virtual Console this week for your retro gaming pleasure. Firstly, 90s gaming hero Earthworm Jim makes a return - the ordinary earthworm turned oversized, intelligent superhero thanks to a suit dropped from... >>

Nintendo sets goal of one DS per person in US

Nintendo sets goal of one DS per person in US

By 3 October 2008

Nintendo has set itself the goal of getting every person in America to own at least one version of its DS handheld console. In the wake of the DSi announcement, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has said that he expected the handheld's market... >>

Brain Training games first up for DSi Shop

Brain Training games first up for DSi Shop

By 3 October 2008

The two Brain Training titles will be first games released on the US Version of the DSi Shop, Nintendo of America has confirmed. However, the games will be "retooled" for the new system, according to NoA president Reggie Fils-Aime. Nintendo UK on the... >>

National Videogame Archive launched

National Videogame Archive launched

By 2 October 2008

The UK's first official National Videogame Archive is being launched in a bid to preserve the history of an industry now worth an estimated £22bn. Formed by academics at Nottingham Trent University and working in partnership with the National Media Museum... >>

GameStop buys French games retailer Micromania

GameStop buys French games retailer Micromania

By 2 October 2008

Gaming retailer GameStop is set to acquire French gaming retailer Micromania, in order to gain a presence in France. GameStop, which started up in America, now has a worldwide presence with stores spreading across 11 different countries. After the deal... >>

Nintendo wireless pedometer revealed

Nintendo wireless pedometer revealed

By 2 October 2008

Nintendo's rival to the Wii Jog made an appearance in the video shown at this morning press conference, to announce the DSi. Whereas Wii Jog is, well for the Wii, it seems Nintendo's shot at a wireless pedometer peripheral is for the new DS. Other little... >>