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Nintendo reports $534.9 million loss during 2011 fiscal year

Nintendo reports $534.9 million loss during 2011 fiscal year It isn’t much of a stretch to believe that Nintendo actually lost money last year after it was revealed that every 3DS unit sold after the price cut was costing Nintendo money. However it is still surprising that Nintendo in fact was able to to lose so much money last year. Nintendo revealed their...
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Nintendo 3DS price cut put Nintendo in losing position, hopes to profit by March 2013

Nintendo 3DS price cut put Nintendo in losing position, hopes to profit by March 2013 While Nintendo 3DS sales have been skyrocketing ever since the handheld underwent a price drop only a few months after it was released, apparently this is actually just more bad news for Nintendo. The reason for this is because, instead of profiting on every Nintendo 3DS sold they are actually losing money....
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Fire Emblem: Awakening heading to North America?

Fire Emblem: Awakening heading to North America? An interesting little tid bit of news has risen regarding Fire Emblem: Awakening for the Nintendo 3DS. The game itself has been largely on the rocks in regards to whether it would get a release in North America, with no official confirmation from Nintendo of America even though the title has been confirmed...
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Club Nintendo offering “surprise boxes” as rewards

Club Nintendo offering “surprise boxes” as rewards Whenever someone sees a mysterious item up for sale or as a reward, there is always that thrill of purchasing said item and seeing exactly what you will receive. Like a grab bag of sorts. However there are only so many times that you can pick up a mystery item and then receive junk in return. However Club...
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Bluemouth to release Mario Kart 7 3DS Accessory Kit

Bluemouth to release Mario Kart 7 3DS Accessory Kit Bluemouth have been on a role for their 3DS gear as of late, and while Mario Kart 7 released back in December, a new accessory line for the popular title is on the way to spruce up your handheld. As you see in the picture above, this pack will come with a snazzy checkered flag cleaning cloth, a themed...
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Mario Kart 7 to be patched in mid-May

Mario Kart 7 to be patched in mid-May It seems that Nintendo, a company notorious for never releasing patches for its games minus once a few months ago for Skyward Sword will be releasing a patch for one more game in the coming weeks. During a Nintendo Direct briefing it was revealed by Nintendo of Europe’s boss Satoru Shibata that Mario...
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Pandora’s Tower Review

Pandora’s Tower Review Pandora’s Tower Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Ganbarion Platforms: Nintendo Wii Release Date: April 12, 2012 Price: $69.00 - Available Here Overview: It’s not too far a stretch for one to state that the Japanese RPG genre has taken a turn for the worse in recent years, with the Western...
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Kingdom Hearts 3D Hits Europe July 20

Kingdom Hearts 3D Hits Europe July 20 During Nintendo Europe’s own Nintendo Direct broadcast, Nintendo of Europe’s president Satoru Shibata has revealed that the next entry of the Kingdom Hearts series, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, will hit European and PAL retail stores July 20. The European release will actually...
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Four minute footage for Etrian Odyssey IV

Four minute footage for Etrian Odyssey IV Many awesome announcements were made, and many great games were showcased at the Nintendo Direct live-stream conference broadcast this week. Etrian Odyssey IV for the Nintendo 3DS was one of the games showcased in the broadcast, and they streamed four minutes of gameplay footage for it. The four minute...
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Kirby’s 20th anniversary celebrated with Kirby game compilation for Wii

Kirby’s 20th anniversary celebrated with Kirby game compilation for Wii The Kirby series is turning 20 this year and Nintendo is going to celebrate this momentous occasion the only way they know how, by giving us a slew of older Kirby games all on one disc. Via the Nintendo Direct stream last night it was revealed that Nintendo is planning to release a compilation disc for the...
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 coming to North America in August

New Super Mario Bros. 2 coming to North America in August Last night during a Nintendo Direct event, Nintendo revealed that there would be a new Super Mario game coming to the Nintendo 3DS. At the time the game, which is to be called New Super Mario Bros. 2 was only announced for a Japanese release in August, but today Nintendo of America released their own set of...
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Rhythm Thief and the Emperor’s Treasure Review

Rhythm Thief and the Emperor’s Treasure Review Rhythm Thief and the Emperor’s Treasure Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Sega Platforms: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: 12/04/2012 Price: $39.95 – Available Here Overview: The Nintendo DS was home to many great visual novel style experiences that featured a fun collection of puzzles and mini-games, all...
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Europe Will Host Own Nintendo Direct Tonight

Europe Will Host Own Nintendo Direct Tonight Nintendo Direct is done in Japan for another quarter. However, the announcements will still continue as Nintendo of Europe will host their own Nintendo Direct conferences to supplement the sleuth of announcements made during Japan’s Nintendo Direct conference. The Nintendo Direct conference divulges...
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3D Classics: Kid Icarus hits the eShop…

3D Classics: Kid Icarus hits the eShop… After quite a wait, the original journey for Pit has hit the eShop for all those who chose not to pre-order. 3D Classics: Kid Icarus leads this week of Nintendo downloads, and looks to be the strongest and most worthy title up for grabs this week on the eShop scene. As expected, the price point is $5.99, so...
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WIN – Pandora’s Tower (Wii) / Pandora’s Tower The Art Book

WIN – Pandora’s Tower (Wii) / Pandora’s Tower The Art Book   WIN: Pandora’s Tower (Wii) / Pandora’s Tower The Art Book Pandora’s Tower is the latest action-packed RPG to come from Nintendo and is available exclusively on Wii. With real-time combat, motion controls, multiple endings and a unique relationship system, Pandora’s Tower offers a unique...
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MDK2 Developer: “No More Nintendo Development”

MDK2 Developer: “No More Nintendo Development” Developers seem to be enjoying sounding off on Twitter profiles as of late, with the most recent being Beamdog’s Trent Oster. For those unfamiliar with Beamdog, they recently distributed MDK2 digitally through the service, which was apparently not too successful on Beamdog’s part. As a result,...
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Pikmin 3 and New Mario to be shown at E3 2012

Pikmin 3 and New Mario to be shown at E3 2012 Nintendo have finally confirmed what many of their more vocal fans have desperately speculated in hope that saying something in mass unison would make it a reality. Low and behold that mass unison of salivation and behaviour likened to that of a common beggar, Nintendo have revealed that there will in fact...
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Bluemouth Announces new Super Mario 3DS Accessories

Bluemouth Announces new Super Mario 3DS Accessories Have a 3DS, but have no nice storage options at the moment? Well, hold on to your wallets as Bluemouth are soon to have you covered with their newly announced line of Super Mario 3DS cases and accessories, which are due out this May and show some love to Mario, Peach, and Yoshi. Details for each set of merch...
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Alien Chaos 3D Coming to Europe for 3DS

Alien Chaos 3D Coming to Europe for 3DS Reef Entertainment announced today that they’re bringing a new game to the European Nintendo 3DS eShop this Summer.  Alien Chaos 3D is not your normal shooter game, featuring weapons from a Peashooter to an Explosive Flaming Chainsaw Shotgun.  The game stars Really Shooter, a part-time commando,...
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First trailer for Pokemon Black 2 and White 2

First trailer for Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 Hot off the internet presses is the very first trailer for the next entry in the Pokemon franchise, Pokemon Black 2 and White 2, and this one is a two minute trailer showing off plenty. Main things showcased in the trailer are the new characters, with some of the game’s gym leaders shown as well. The...
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New Details Emerge for Pokemon Black and White 2

New Details Emerge for Pokemon Black and White 2 News is starting to come out for Pokemon Black and White 2, which are both set to hit the DS in Japan in just two months. CoroCoro revealed new details in a recent issue for both games, detailing the new set of characters we will see, as well as just where players will need to go for this brand new...
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Pokémon Conquest coming to Australia as well

Pokémon Conquest coming to Australia as well We already know that Pokémon + Nobunaga’s Ambition will be released in North America under its new title, Pokémon Conquest but what about the rest of the world? Well at least Australia will be getting the title because even though Nintendo hasn’t announced a PAL version of the game, a rating for ...
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Nintendo’s new viral video is edgy

Nintendo’s new viral video is edgy Usually when people think of think of Nintendo ads, they don’t think of models, Joel McHale, and “extreme subtlety.”  However, in attempting to capture a different audience of people, that is exactly what Nintendo put in their latest advertisement for the 3DS. Will this difference...
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Possible release date for Pokemon Black & White 2 listed as June 23

Possible release date for Pokemon Black & White 2 listed as June 23 While Nintendo and Pokemon Co. have been relatively quiet about a specific release date for Pokemon Black & White 2 in Japan except for a vague June release window. However it seems that an online retailer has chosen to put their own little release date on the title. To be a bit more specific, that...
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Top 5 Games That Absolutely Have To Be Played This Easter

Top 5 Games That Absolutely Have To Be Played This Easter Easter time, the time of year where we celebrate Christ’s respawn into the land of the living. This holiday is a coming together of friends and family under the sanctity of religion, God and the other holy spirits. Us here at Capsule Computers have gathered what we believe to be the top-most games...
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Hirokazu Yasuhara now working at Nintendo

Hirokazu Yasuhara now working at Nintendo Hirokazu Yasuhara is now working at  Nintendo Software Technology in Redmond.  He was part of the creative team that launched Sonic the Hedgehog and started working at Sega in 1988.  In the year 2000, he went 2K Sports and then went to Naughty Dog in 2002, where he worked on the Jak and Uncharted...
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