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LEGO: Lord Of The Rings Isn’t Trying To Make Tolkien Nerds Angry

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Posted on October 3, 2012 AT 06:35pm
Although The Lord of the Rings is a very serious fantasy epic that covers a lot of serious, mature themes, that isn't stopping the Lego Group from turning it into a whimsical game. Does that make you upset? READ MORE



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Nintendo President Says Miiverse Is The Wii U’s Killer App

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Posted on October 3, 2012 AT 05:25pm
Nintendo apparently isn't banking on a stellar launch line-up or first-party games to be the primary selling point of the Wii U. According to company president Reggie Fils-Aime, the Miiverse is most important. READ MORE



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Developer Says Wii U Is More Indie Friendly Than The Wii Ever Was

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Posted on October 1, 2012 AT 04:25pm
Nintendo battles piracy, but an unintended victim of that war is indie developers who make homebrew apps and software for Wii and 3DS hardware. However, one developer says the Wii U will change things. READ MORE



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Sony: New PS3 Slim ‘Perfect’ For People Not Buying Wii U

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Posted on September 29, 2012 AT 01:39pm
Sony is continuing to push the PlayStation 3 line with a slimmer model, and their UK office thinks it'll be a holiday hit. According to one exec, it's perfect for people passing on the Wii U. READ MORE



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Dragon Quest X Boasts A Healthy 300,000 Subscribers In Japan

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Posted on September 27, 2012 AT 01:35pm
Square Enix went with a pretty big gamble by taking Dragon Quest X into the MMORPG route, but it looks like it's paying off. In Japan, the game has about 300,000 active subscribers in its world. READ MORE



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Nintendo Lists the Wii U’s 23 Launch Games, Additional Launch Window Titles

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Posted on September 26, 2012 AT 12:23pm
Looking to pick up a Wii U on launch day? If so, here are the twenty-three games that you'll have to look forward to potentially picking up along with your system—as well as the titles that'll then be coming soon after. READ MORE



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GameStop Limits Nintendo Wii U Pre-Orders To PowerUp Members Only

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Posted on September 25, 2012 AT 03:00pm
Most retailer stores and online shops are sold out of Nintendo Wii U pre-orders, and that includes GameStop. However, if you happen to be a PowerUp Rewards member, you may be in luck. READ MORE



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Platinum Games: There Are Tons Of Terrible Western Developers, Too

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Posted on September 25, 2012 AT 12:55pm
Platinum Games has been taking a lot of flak with the decision to make Bayonetta 2 a Wii U-exclusive, and they're dishing back a little heat of their own. Specifically, they're tackling criticism of Japanese developers. READ MORE



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Tokyo Game Show 2012 Sets Record Attendance, Announces 2013 Dates

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Posted on September 24, 2012 AT 11:05am
As usual, the Tokyo Game Show has proven to be a profitable and marketable endeavor for all parties involved, with the event setting a new attendance record. Expect the numbers to keep climbing, too. READ MORE



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Nintendo: Wii U Not Getting A Price Cut For At Least 3 Years

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Posted on September 24, 2012 AT 10:45am
Although the Nintendo Wii U may not be as cheap as some people were hoping, it's not going to get any less expensive for a while. In fact, the price on both models won't drop for three years. READ MORE



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Forget About Imports, Nintendo to Region-Lock the Wii U

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Posted on September 24, 2012 AT 04:34am
Nintendo has revealed that the Wii U will be region locked once it releases this November, so those of you who had plans to import certain games are fresh out of luck. READ MORE



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New Assassin’s Creed 3 Screenshots Seem Pretty Wintery, Pretty Grisly

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Posted on September 23, 2012 AT 08:45pm
Ubisoft doesn't want you to forget Assassin's Creed III is a mere month away (give or take a week), so the publisher has released some new, touched-up screenshots. As usual, they involve killing Redcoats. READ MORE



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Nintendo President Would ‘Love’ To See GameCube Games on Wii U

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Posted on September 21, 2012 AT 01:15pm
Although the Wii U is already one of the year's hottest gadgets, one major knock against it is the lack of compatibility with GameCube discs. Even Nintendo president Reggie Fils-Aime wishes it wasn't so. READ MORE



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Amazon Still Not Selling Nintendo Wii U, Now Has 3DS XL In Stock

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Posted on September 18, 2012 AT 04:10pm
Even though the Nintendo Wii U isn't releasing until a week before Black Friday, people are already desperate to pre-order one. Unfortunately, most retailers are sold out—except Amazon, who never had them. READ MORE



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Team Ninja Teases New Game, Will Be Shown At Tokyo Game Show

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Posted on September 18, 2012 AT 02:20pm
Team Ninja, the development studio behind Dead or Alive, Ninja Gaiden, and Metroid: Other M, is going to reveal a new console game at the Tokyo Game Show. Any guesses to what it might be? READ MORE



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Bayonetta Director Wants To Make A Star Fox Game, Fends Off Haters

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Posted on September 17, 2012 AT 12:05pm
Hideki Kamiya is one of the most outspoken game developers on Twitter, and the recent announcement of Bayonetta 2 as a Wii U exclusive sent him into overdrive. As always, he's dropped some interesting quips. READ MORE



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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Shows Off Its Exclusive Wii U Content

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Posted on September 16, 2012 AT 03:30pm
Namco Bandai's Tekken Tag Tournament 2 looks like it's one of the most tailor-made Wii U ports out of the whole launch line-up. It comes with a special "Super Mushroom" mode, plus tons of costumes. READ MORE



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Nintendo Confirms Which ‘Day One’ Wii U Titles Will Be Available

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Posted on September 16, 2012 AT 01:50pm
There's over 50 Wii U games releasing between November 18th and March 2013, but it seems less than half will be available on the console's launch date. Better late than never, Nintendo has confirmed that selection. READ MORE



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Wii U Selling Out Everywhere, Many Retailers Already Out Of Stock

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Posted on September 16, 2012 AT 11:20am
Nintendo's original Wii console was near impossible to find at launch, and it looks like Wii U won't be any easier to pick up when it hits shelves on November 18th. It's already sold out at most retailers. READ MORE



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Nintendo: Wii U Is Not A Tablet, Should Offset Losses From 3DS Launch

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Posted on September 15, 2012 AT 07:20pm
Nintendo has quite a bit banking on the success of the Wii U, and to be frank, the casual fan still might not be clear on what the new console actually does. Never fear, though—Reggie Fils-Aime is on the case. READ MORE



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