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Sonic crowned UK's favourite video game character

Sonic crowned UK's favourite video game character

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The bright blue, spiky-haired, lightening-fast hedgehog that was once Sega's mascot back in its glory days of the Master System and the Mega Drive, has been crowned the UK's favourite video game character. Beating Nintendo's emblematic Super Mario to... >>

E3 2009 set to open doors to public?

E3 2009 set to open doors to public?

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If the rumours and speculation are to be believed, E3 2009 is set to be held in June at the Los Angeles Convention Centre, and will for the first time, open its doors to the public There are a few different reports claiming to have heard the news 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... >>

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 helps breast cancer awareness with limited edition Pink Ribbon DS Lite

Nintendo helps breast cancer awareness with limited edition Pink Ribbon DS Lite

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Now here's something that slipped through the net. New DS Lite SKUs usually get made a big deal out of way before they are available - but yet this charity-themed version has snuck its way onto Amazon US without so much as a peep. And what a shame when... >>

Woolworths knocks £20 off Wii RRP

Woolworths knocks £20 off Wii RRP

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Anyone still waiting to get their hands on a Nintendo Wii should act sharpish, as high street retailer Woolworths has knocked £20 of its RRP. The price of the Wii console with Wii Sports is now £159.99 in store, and is the first time the console has... >>

EA boss speaks out against suing file-sharers

EA boss speaks out against suing file-sharers

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EA Sports boss Peter Moore has spoken out against gaming companies suing internet users for illegally downloading their software. Moore, talking at the Leipzig Games Convention, was commenting on the news that five games firms were fining 25,000 file-sharers... >>

Five games firms fine 25,000 file-sharers

Five games firms fine 25,000 file-sharers

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Five top game firms are planning to fine 25,000 British gamers for illegally downloading their software through file-sharing networks. Codemasters, Atari, Reality Pump, Topware and Techland are seeking £300 in damages from each of the 25,000 - racking... >>

Jackass coming to Nintendo DS

Jackass coming to Nintendo DS

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Those crazy boys from Jackass have already been successful moving from the small screen to the big screen - and now they're making their debut on the even smaller screen of the Nintendo DS in a new game from Empire Interactive. Jackass the Game will give... >>