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What changes did Nintendo make to the Wii U since we last saw it?

What changes did Nintendo make to the Wii U since we last saw it? If you missed Nintendo’s pre-E3 conference on the Wii U, you can check it out below in the embedded video.  If you want the short version though, just keep reading. As already reported, the final version has two analogue sticks, and they are the clicky type.  In the prototype version, these sticks...
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Persona and Wii U make their marks on E3 2012’s badges

Persona and Wii U make their marks on E3 2012’s badges Part of the Capsule Computers crew is in Los Angeles, California for the big E3 2012 event, myself included! Today we went to the convention center to pick up our badges which will allow us to see everything on the floor. Now last year Atlus shelled out plenty of cash to create fancy Catherine badge holders...
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Nintendo’s Black Wii U sneaky reveal in Comedy Sketch

Nintendo’s Black Wii U sneaky reveal in Comedy Sketch In Nintendo’s E3 Pre-Show conference, they subtly revealed the fact that their will in fact be a Black coloured Wii U console and controller available. It is unknown if this Black version will be available alongside the White version at launch. The reveal of the Black Wii U came during a comedy...
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Nintendo Wii U’s Miiverse Revealed

Nintendo Wii U’s Miiverse Revealed Nintendo’s self-imposed goal of getting players to connect in different ways was always going to be a key feature of the Wii U, but today they’ve revealed exactly how this will be implemented. In a Pre-E3 Nintendo Direct video, Satoru Iwata described the Miiverse (an obvious amalgamation of...
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Nintendo Wii U Controller Now dubbed the Wii U Gamepad – Other Details Revealed

Nintendo Wii U Controller Now dubbed the Wii U Gamepad – Other Details Revealed Iwata and the entire team over at Nintendo made it a point to focus on the Wii U’s controller last year at E3 during the upcoming console’s big reveal. One year later, the pre-E3 show from the major publisher has enlightened us quite a bit on how far they’ve come since then in terms of...
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New Nintendo Game Hinted: “Medium”

New Nintendo Game Hinted: “Medium” “Have you heard about Medium? If not…You will.” Nintendo journalists have been receiving some rather interesting post cards recently hinting at an upcoming game called Medium. That’s all we really know. That and a rather strange voice mail stating “Have you heard about Medium? If...
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What to expect from Nintendo’s E3 2012 Press Conference

What to expect from Nintendo’s E3 2012 Press Conference According to many unoffical polls on the Internet, Nintendo has “won” E3 a lot in the past couple of years. Whether it was the 3DS or a new Zelda game, Nintendo somehow manages to wow everybody during their press conferences.  Can they do it again this year? Let’s take a look at what we...
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Nintendo will air a special Wii U segment on Sunday before E3 begins

Nintendo will air a special Wii U segment on Sunday before E3 begins   While Nintendo will still be airing their regular press conference on Tuesday morning, they also have a little something special planned. On Sunday afternoon, at 3pm PST, they will be airing a unique broadcast. This broadcast will be explaining “the concept behind Wii U.”  If you wish...
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AFL Live Game Of The Year Edition Announced

AFL Live Game Of The Year Edition Announced Tru Blu Entertainment have announced a Game of the Year Edition to AFL Live for release on the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and, for its first release of AFL Live, PC, for release on July 12. The game will feature an update roster list for the 2012 AFL Premiership Season. That also means that the league...
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Rayman, Metal Slug 3, and 99 Seconds Arrive on Nintendo Download

Rayman, Metal Slug 3, and 99 Seconds Arrive on Nintendo Download As promised, this week’s big arrival on the eShop is none other than Rayman. This Game Boy Color port has arrived for the 3DS’ Virtual Console, and lets players strap on the gloves of Rayman as he sets out on his first Nintendo handheld journey. As expected, the price on this classic is...
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5 minutes of footage for Fatal Frame 2: Wii Edition

5 minutes of footage for Fatal Frame 2: Wii Edition With the release of the ‘Wiimake’ of the PlayStation 2 (and later Xbox) supernatural horror classic, Fatal Frame 2 (or Project Zero 2 to some), looming close. A nice five minute overview trailer has been released for it. Fatal Frame 2 is among the most emotional, psychological, and...
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Perfect Link and Other Features Detailed for Pokemon Conquest

Perfect Link and Other Features Detailed for Pokemon Conquest Pokemon Conquest is nearing an official release, and as usual, Nintendo have begun to release a steady amount of details for what players can expect. Today, the “Perfect Link” feature has been explained a bit, which will allow owners to snag powerful Pokes of three different varieties....
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Mario Tennis Open Review

Mario Tennis Open Review Mario Tennis Open Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Camelot Platforms: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: May 24, 2012 Price: $39.99 – Available Here Overview: Mario and friends have graced the Nintendo 3DS twice before (Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7) and do so once again with Mario Tennis Open....
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Game and Watch, Snakes, and a Mighty Update lead this week’s Nintendo Downloads

Game and Watch, Snakes, and a Mighty Update lead this week’s Nintendo Downloads Have you by chance downloaded Mighty Switch Force yet? Well, if you haven’t, it’s a spectacular eShop title that comes from the gaming gurus behind Shantae, and is well worth your digital bucks. Those who already have the title and newbies to the game alike are in for a treat today, as...
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Hunt Yoshi in Mario Tennis Open

Hunt Yoshi in Mario Tennis Open Nintendo of Australia has launched a massive campaign across the country today, challenging gamers with a copy of Mario Tennis Open for the Nintendo 3DS to hunt down Yoshi. So how do you hunt down Yoshi exactly? What does that even mean? Well this Yoshi chase will involve gamers having to hunt down various...
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The Legacy of the Wii

The Legacy of the Wii This year, Nintendo will reveal the Wii U in it’s final form at E3. There is no telling what we will see for the successor system, and this reveal is sure to raise the most eyebrows at the event as a whole. Sadly, I keep hearing the same thing at almost every place I visit about the Wii, whether it be...
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Mario Tennis Open Swings into Stores!

Mario Tennis Open Swings into Stores! Those who were awaiting the next big 3DS release can now celebrate, as Nintendo have launched Mario Tennis Open for the 3DS. Yeah, this is pretty much the Mario Tennis we all know and love, but a good number of extra features have been included this time around to season the franchise with some new flavor....
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Nintendo wants to make sure you hear their E3 2012 news everywhere

Nintendo wants to make sure you hear their E3 2012 news everywhere As we all know, E3 is a big time of year for publishers and developers. Nintendo knows this more than anyone else and considering they probably have some big announcements for the Wii U they are quite eager to make sure you will be kept up to date on everything happening during the show that is Nintendo...
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Kirby’s Block Ball Bounces to the eShop with good company

Kirby’s Block Ball Bounces to the eShop with good company Yep, it’s that time again, folks. Kirby has yet again hit the eShop, but this time in a fun-loving ball form. The Game Boy Classic, Kirby’s Block Ball is now available on the Virtual Console, and offers a fun, refreshing take on breakout with a good number of the familiar foes from the series in...
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Updated: Pokémon Dream Radar and Pokédex 3D Pro to be available to North American 3DS owners this Fall

Updated: Pokémon Dream Radar and Pokédex 3D Pro to be available to North American 3DS owners this Fall You may remember that a few Pokémon based 3DS eShop apps/games were going to be released in Japan sometime in the near future. Today it has been confirmed that these very same eShop apps/games are going to be made available in North America as well. The two apps/games are called Pokémon Dream Radar and...
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“Mario Kart 7″ Exploits Dry Up

“Mario Kart 7″ Exploits Dry Up There was a little problem with Mario Kart 7 when it was first released, it was discovered that there were a few accidental “shortcuts” on some of  the levels.  These shortcuts were in fact exploits, routes that only worked because of a mistake in the game’s programming, where exploiters...
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Pikmin 2, Mario Power Tennis come to Wii – DKC Returns & Brawl discounted

Pikmin 2, Mario Power Tennis come to Wii – DKC Returns & Brawl discounted One of the benefits of the Wii’s “New Play Control” is that is has been added to Pikmin 2.  Still better news is that Pikmin 2 will be coming to America on June 10.  Also coming to the Wii on June 10 is Mario Power Tennis.  Both games are part of the “Nintendo Selects” line...
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Rumour: Luigi’s Mansion 2 on Wii U?

Rumour: Luigi’s Mansion 2 on Wii U? While we all know that Luigi’s Mansion 2 is set to be released for the Nintendo 3DS sometime later this year. Online retailer Play.com has listed Luigi’s Mansion 2 for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console. At this stage nothing has been confirmed by Nintendo, and this all could just be a simple ‘human...
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Kirby’s Dream Land 2 Lands on the European eShop this week

Kirby’s Dream Land 2 Lands on the European eShop this week If you live in Europe and have been awaiting Kirby’s second handheld adventure, mark your calenders as this week – or May 17th to be exact, the pink fluff and all of his animal pals will be arriving on the Virtual Console. This news comes just shortly after another Kirby title (Kirby’s...
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Arc Style: Soccer 3D Review

Arc Style: Soccer 3D Review Arc Style: Soccer 3D Developer: Arc System Works Platform: Nintendo 3DS eShop Release Date: April 12, 2012 Price: $6.99 DOWNLOAD NOW! Overview When you think of the eShop, you think of platformers and addictive little puzzle games. Yes, there are a few sports titles on the service, but none have ever been...
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Rumour: Lego Lord Of The Rings Incoming?

Rumour: Lego Lord Of The Rings Incoming? The Lord of the Rings is considered as one of the finest examples of fantasy literature since its publication between 1954 and 1955. Despite the mixed reception at the time, the Peter Jackson trilogy pushed the epic into the spotlight in the 21st century, with various other forms of media swept up in its...
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