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Game review: Just Dance 2024 (PS5)
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Just Dance got famous back when it was released originally for the Nintendo Wii in 2009. Now, Just Dance 2024 is here and here are my thoughts about it.
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Beat the bulge with Nintendo...
Mon, 23rd Sep 2013
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Shed kilos from home with Nintendo's free 31-day Wii Fit U trial, starting 2nd November. Ditch the gym and get fit in your living room!.
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PS3 v Wii U: Ding Ding
Mon, 24th Sep 2012
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Last week's announcement of a slimmer Playstation 3 has industry analysts wondering if the move will be a success.
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Nintendo unite with Unity
Thu, 20th Sep 2012
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Nintendo announces collaboration with Unity Technologies, ushering a new era of game development for the Wii U and broadening creative possibilities.
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Could consoles be on the way out in Japan?
Mon, 2nd Jul 2012
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In Japan, handheld gaming reigns with the 3DS leading sales, while traditional consoles may face a cloudy future.
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Wii U launch won't affect Xbox: Microsoft
Thu, 2nd Feb 2012
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Microsoft affirms Wii U launch poses no threat, highlighting Nintendo's shift in gaming market competition.
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Exergames help stave off dementia: study
Tue, 24th Jan 2012
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Working out with Xbox Kinect, Nintendo Wii or PlayStation Move could help protect cognition in older adults, researchers find.
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Nintendo turns Wii blue for London Olympics
Tue, 11th Oct 2011
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Nintendo to launch limited edition blue Wii in Olympic bundle, minus GameCube support, ahead of London 2012 games.
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E3 Nintendo Round-up
Mon, 20th Jun 2011
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At E3, Nintendo wowed with the Zelda orchestration, pledged depth with the Wii U, and aimed to please both hardcore and casual gamers.
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No DVDs or Blu-Ray for Wii U?
Thu, 16th Jun 2011
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Nintendo's Wii U won't support DVD or Blu-Ray playback, citing widespread existing access and cost concerns, amid speculation of workarounds.
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Wii U controller-console revealed
Wed, 8th Jun 2011
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Nintendo unveils the revolutionary Wii U at E3 - a hybrid controller-console, compatible with Wii, formerly known as Project Cafe.
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Rumour: Nintendo's next console lacks a hard drive
Wed, 4th May 2011
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Nintendo's next console reportedly shuns a traditional hard drive for 8GB flash memory, sparking debate on its download capacity ahead of E3 reveal.
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Rumour: 'Wii Select' budget software range incoming
Tue, 3rd May 2011
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Rumours suggest a budget 'Wii Select' range with classic Nintendo titles and reduced Wii console prices hitting the US market soon.
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Rumour: Next Microsoft, Sony consoles due 2014
Thu, 21st Apr 2011
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Kotaku reveals Microsoft and Sony's next-gen consoles set for 2024, aiming to outlast current models and challenge Nintendo's next move.
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New Nintendo console to debut at E3?
Fri, 15th Apr 2011
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Game Informer breaks news of Nintendo's upcoming console that's reportedly more powerful than both the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3.
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Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters announced for 3DS
Fri, 25th Mar 2011
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Warner Bros. announces Green Lantern video game for 3DS to coincide with film, leveraging system's 3D graphics for immersive gameplay.
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New Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword trailer
Thu, 3rd Mar 2011
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Nintendo reveals thrilling new Skyward Sword trailer at GDC, showcasing enhanced Wii MotionPlus swordplay. Ocarina of Time 3DS remake drops in June.
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Sid Meier's Pirates! hits Wii in October
Thu, 26th Aug 2010
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2K Games dates its upcoming Wii adaptation of the classic Sid Meier title.
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family game show
Thu, 1st Apr 2010
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If there’s one console that’s particularly suited to gameshow titles, it’s the Wii. It’s a social console after all.
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Free NES title for some Wii owners
Thu, 22nd Oct 2009
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Those that paid 500 points to download Nintendo's now-free Internet Channel for their Wii systems will be reimbursed with the offer of a free Nintendo Entertainment System Virtual Console title to the value of 500 points.
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Wii Sports Resort
Tue, 1st Sep 2009
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Like Wii Sports before it, Wii Sports Resort is an accessible party game that’s likely to draw in all manner of players.
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Game review: Red Steel
Wed, 1st Nov 2006
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This game is set to be the Wii seller – especially within the teenage and adult markets.