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Two Mega Drive classics for Virtual Console this week

Two Mega Drive classics for Virtual Console this week

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Nintendo to announce new DS tomorrow

Nintendo to announce new DS tomorrow

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It seems we could be getting confirmation of an updated version of the DS console sooner than expected, in a press conference to be held tomorrow morning. Satoru Iwata will make the announcement at 5am UK time, although exactly what the machines new functions... >>

Microsoft releases Gears 2 themed 120GB Zune

Microsoft releases Gears 2 themed 120GB Zune

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Microsoft has once more brought its gaming and music worlds together, with the introduction of this special edition Gears of War 2 120GB Zune. The black glossy MP3 players gets a Gears logo added to its back, and also has the game's soundtrack, a number... >>

Nintendo making peripheral to rival Wii Jog?

Nintendo making peripheral to rival Wii Jog?

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It seems Nintendo may be working on an official Wii pedometer peripheral, after an effort resembling New Concept's Wii Jog was seen on the European trademark registry OAMI. Wii Jog plugs into the Wiimote and Nunchuk and counts the number of steps you... >>

Force Unleashed holds top position in all-format chart

Force Unleashed holds top position in all-format chart

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The top of the all-formats charts remains unchanged this week, as Star Wars: The Force Unleashed held its number one position for the second week running, despite a 38% drop in sales. Older favourites Wii Fit and Mario Kart Wii held strong and also maintained... >>