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Japan’s Top Game Company Salary Averages Revealed

Japan’s Top Game Company Salary Averages Revealed If you’ve ever been curious about what Japanese companies pay their employees the most well it seems that Square Enix employees make the most money according to a survey done by Income Analysis company Nensyu-Labo. Square Enix employees make an average of $279,242.71 a year while Sony Computer...
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Pokémon Black and White Version 2 arrive in North America October 7

Pokémon Black and White Version 2 arrive in North America October 7 Nintendo is planning on having a little Pokémon extravaganza on October 7th as today they revealed that they will be releasing both Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 on that day for the Nintendo DS, allowing fans to play the first ever direct sequel to a Pokémon title. But also set to...
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Nintendo 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro revealed

Nintendo 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro revealed So you have probably heard about the pocket-busting size that the new Nintendo 3DS XL will have when it is released later this year in North America. Well today it was revealed that Nintendo is planning to make it so the Nintendo 3DS XL will no longer be a portable handheld gaming device. They are planning...
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Pokemon Black And White 2 Official Website Now Open

Pokemon Black And White 2 Official Website Now Open Pokemon Trainers looking forward to the upcoming Pokemon Black and White 2 games will be feeling a sense of joy at the launch of the Official Pokemon Black and White Version 2 websites launch a short while ago. The website is stock full of information and other kinds of presentations for the upcoming Black...
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Join Nintendo for The Nintendo Experience

Join Nintendo for The Nintendo Experience In North America, there is a huge hotwave that makes me hate the world that is outside. Down Under however, it is freezing cold, and Nintendo of Australia are ready to bring everyone together while school is out and those 3DS’ are charged up. The Nintendo Experience will be taking place at 67 Swanston...
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Bravely Default flies into Japan in October

Bravely Default flies into Japan in October Square Enix are top blokes wouldn’t you say? They make some really great games, specifically in the genre of role playing games. Their latest really great game looks to be Bravely Default: Flying Fairy for the Nintendo 3DS which is flying into Japanese stores this coming October. That’s right,...
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Pokemon Black and White 2 Huge Success

Pokemon Black and White 2 Huge Success In the first 2 days after launching Pokemon Black and White 2 have sold over 1.6 million units in Japan. Pokemon Black and White 2 is now in third place for having the best launch week in Japan. Dragon Quest IX holds second place at over 2.3 million while Pokemon Black and White holds first place with over...
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RE: The Wii-U’s Power Problem

RE: The Wii-U’s Power Problem Have you ever come across a news article, an opinion piece, or even a text-book that you knew was just plain wrong on a certain subject? Recently, whilst perusing Kotaku, I had come across just one such article. Namely the one titled The Wii-U’s Power Problem. Essentially what it is that this article...
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Video Explains New Super Mario Bros 2 Features

Video Explains New Super Mario Bros 2 Features Do you hate reading? Still trying to wrap your head around the super-complicated concepts of New Super Mario Bros 2? Well, Nintendo have you covered! They’ve released a video that explains the features that put the “new” in New Super Mario Bros 2, and it looks like the same sorta stuff...
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Learn With Pokémon Typing Adventure Headed to Europe

Learn With Pokémon Typing Adventure Headed to Europe Remember that Japanese Pokemon game that came out a while back with the keyboard? Well, it looks like Pokemon fans will be able to type along to their favorite critters soon, as Nintendo is set to launch Learn With Pokémon Typing Adventure this fall in Europe. The main strategy of this title is exactly as...
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Pokemon Black & White 2 Hit 1 Million Pre-Orders

Pokemon Black & White 2 Hit 1 Million Pre-Orders Pokemon Black & White 2 are bound to be huge when they hit this fall, but if early numbers are any indication, this duo may be the biggest success in the franchises’ history. The Pokémon Company recently revealed that Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 have surpassed the one million mark in pre-orders,...
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Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Due Out this November

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Due Out this November Even though Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask helped launch the 3DS in Japan last year, we have heard very little of it since then when it comes to a western release. Reggie confirmed the title’s future in North America at Nintendo Direct, with the next chapter of the saga due out this...
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No Charger for 3DS XL in Japan and Europe

No Charger for 3DS XL in Japan and Europe In a really odd and bizarre move, Nintendo has confirmed that the long speculated and now confirmed release of the XL version of the 3DS will not include a charger for the device in Japan and Europe. The move is incredibly strange considering that this device actually needs to be charged in order to be...
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Nintendo Announces 8-Bit Summer

Nintendo Announces 8-Bit Summer During the past few months, the eShop has been more about original releases than Virtual Console titles, which has left the retro loving crowd hungry for more. That’s all about to change though, as during July, Nintendo’s 8-Bit Summer will kick off with two VC titles hitting the service each...
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 to feature paid DLC

New Super Mario Bros. 2 to feature paid DLC Interestingly enough, the new Super Mario game, New Super Mario Bros. 2 will be a cash grab in more ways than one because Nintendo is planning on releasing some paid DLC after the game is released. The DLC will be additional coin rush stages and the company is planning on taking user input into account when...
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Kirby’s Dream Collection is a Pure Tribute

Kirby’s Dream Collection is a Pure Tribute Last year, Mario got his own collection in the form of an on disc port of Super Mario All Stars. Well, that was nice, but some argued that it wasn’t a great enough celebration for Nintendo’s #1 mascot. It seems that Nintendo have heard those cries though, as Kirby’s Dream Collection was...
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Wild Pokemon Black and White 2 English Trailer Appeared

Wild Pokemon Black and White 2 English Trailer Appeared The grass rustled and suddenly a wild English language trailer for the upcoming DS games, Pokemon Black 2 and White 2, appeared on Nintendo’s official youtube channel. This new trailer for Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 shows off the games in all their glory, except in English instead of Japanese. It...
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Fire Emblem: Awakening comes to North America in 2013

Fire Emblem: Awakening comes to North America in 2013 A number of you may have guessed that Fire Emblem: Awakening would be released either late 2012 or sometime in 2013 back when it was quietly announced a few weeks ago at E3. Well if you guessed sometime in 2013 then you just won about a half a year or more of waiting because Nintendo revealed in their...
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Bravely Default Trailer from Nintendo Direct

Bravely Default Trailer from Nintendo Direct During their Japanese Nintendo Direct conference, Nintendo showed off a new trailer for the hotly anticipated classic styled RPG from Square-Enix, Bravely Default: Flying Fairy. The new trailer for Bravely Default: Flying Fairy shows off a mixture of gameplay and cutscene footage and can be seen below. The...
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Nintendo 3DS XL confirmed for US release on August 19th for $199

Nintendo 3DS XL confirmed for US release on August 19th for $199 Remember when Nintendo announced that Japan would be getting a super sized Nintendo 3DS? Well you should because it happened about an hour ago. Well Nintendo of America has made their own announcement now stating that the Nintendo 3DS XL will be released in North America on August 19th for $199.99. For...
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AKB48 + Mii coming to 3DS

AKB48 + Mii coming to 3DS I want you! I love you! Yes AKB48, we know you do. But more to the point, today during the Japanese Nintendo Direct conference, Nintendo revealed a new title for the Nintendo 3DS based around the 48 girls who just so happen to be part of a girl band called AKB48. The game features the girls of AKB48 as...
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Namco Bandai working with Nintendo on the next Smash Bros

Namco Bandai working with Nintendo on the next Smash Bros Nintendo Direct’s press conference has had a number of decent announcements, including the 3DS XL, but the next biggest announcement will make Smash Bros. fans jump for joy because it was revealed by President Satoru Iwata that the next Super Smash Bros. game will be coming out on the Nintendo 3DS and...
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Nintendo 3DS XL breaks your pocket with a 4.88 inch screen

Nintendo 3DS XL breaks your pocket with a 4.88 inch screen The Japanese Nintendo Direct conference is going on now and look at what they announced, a 3DS who just happened to get a hold of one of one of Mario’s mushrooms because it has seen a major size upgrade. Currently the larger 3DS is called the Nintendo 3DS XL and has seen an upgraded 4.88 inch top...
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Next Nintendo Direct conference happens later tonight

Next Nintendo Direct conference happens later tonight You have to love Nintendo, sometimes they will let you know about things way ahead of time, other times they will literally drop news right in your lap a few hours before it is meant to actually happen. Anyways, Nintendo revealed that their next Nintendo Direct presentation, which will be hosted by company...
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New Golden Artwork Emerges for New Super Mario Bros. 2

New Golden Artwork Emerges for New Super Mario Bros. 2 As of now, we are less than two months away from the release of New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the 3DS. Now, as many of you know, this title is all about loot collecting and turning the insides of your pockets gold, and that concept is being heavily promoted by Nintendo as of late. Furthering the hype train...
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Nintendo Partners Up With PDP

Nintendo Partners Up With PDP PDP have formed a licensing agreement with Nintendo to produce accessories for Apple iPhone, iPod and iPad featuring classic Nintendo characters. PDP Mobile, a devision of Performance Designed Products have formed a partnership with Nintendo to produce accessories for popular mobile devices such as Apple...
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