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Nintendo Chief Executive Satoru Iwata Dies, Aged 55

Nintendo Chief Executive Satoru Iwata Dies, Aged 55
Having served as the company’s president for well over a decade, Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55, as a result of a cancerous tumour. An internationally renowned leader in the world of video games, Iwata helped change the face of Nintendo, as well as altering the landscape of the wider games industry, developing titles and consoles that catered for a wide range of tastes and inspiring millions to try out video... 

Ghostlight still hope to release Devil Survivor 2 across Europe

Ghostlight still hope to release Devil Survivor 2 across Europe
Ghostlight originally announced their plans to release Devil Survivor: Overclocked (3DS) and Devil Survivor 2 (DS) back in April 2012. There is a definite release date of 29th March 2013 for Devil Survivor: Overclocked and pre-orders via their website are still open. Doing so will include two A1 posters – originally meant to be double-sided, but the lovely guys at Ghostlight do love their fans. The bundle goes for £34.99 with free postage... 

Pokemon X and Y announced for Nintendo 3DS, releases worldwide October 2013

Pokemon X and Y announced for Nintendo 3DS, releases worldwide October 2013
In the most recent Nintendo Direct, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata focused on the history of the main Pokemon games released on handhelds. The 11 minute-long video features Iwata giving us a quick history lesson in the evolution of the Pokemon titles, from the original Pokemon Red and Green (Pokemon Red and Blue being the western equivalents) on Game Boy, to the most recent releases, Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 on Nintendo DS. Iwata tied in several... 

THQ Summer Showcase

THQ Summer Showcase
THQ is a company in pretty dire straits right now, having recently reported a net loss of £155m this past fiscal year but their quarterly profit has since improved. Their prolific President Danny Bilson recently stepped down and has been replaced by Jason Rubin, who hopes to take the company out of the dark place that it has crept to over the past year. Between that and several delays and cancellations, such as the Saints Row “Enter The Dominatrix”... 

Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise Hands On Preview

Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise Hands On Preview
Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise (known in North America as Rhythm Heaven Fever) is a Wii music rhythm game developed by Nintendo and TNX. The third in the Rhythm Heaven series, it comes out in Europe on July 6th. The game uses a clear and crisp 2D art style which makes the most of the Wii‘s graphical abilities. While the game may not have the resolution of games on an HD console, in my time playing the game it didn’t matter. What the... 

Nintendo renaming the Wii U?

Nintendo renaming the Wii U?
Since E3 2011, many industry analysts have been criticising Nintendo’s plan to name their next home console the Wii U. The latest rumour moving through the industry is that they’re planning to rebrand the Wii U in the months leading up to this year’s E3 press conference. Much of Nintendo’s fear around sticking with the name Wii U apparently comes from the confusion that arose when the 3DS hit the shelves. Released back in spring 2011, Nintendo‘s... 

New Mario Kart 7 Trailer Released

New Mario Kart 7 Trailer Released
A new trailer was recently released for Nintendo’s latest racing offering, Mario Kart 7. The game is due to be released on Nintendo 3DS on 4th December, and will feature the familiar Mario Kart facing format that has gained a significant following ever since the first installment, Super Mario Kart, was released on the SNES in 1992. Mario Kart 7 will feature 32 courses, including a large variety of retro courses made famous in the previous... 

Rabbids TV Show Announced

Rabbids TV Show Announced
Games developer Ubisoft has teamed up with Nickelodeon to launch a TV series based on their hugely popular Raving Rabbids games. Expected to air sometime in 2013, Nickelodeon have commissioned 26 half hour episodes which will be aired across the main channel worldwide. Ubisoft has promised that the episodes will be every bit as wacky as the various Rabbid animations seen in the games, and on the viral YouTube parodies.  “Nickelodeon is one... 

Review: UFC Personal Trainer for Kinect

Review: UFC Personal Trainer for Kinect
Since the Kinect was released on the XBOX 360 in November last year, there have been an abundance of workout and fitness games released from The Biggest Loser to Dance Central. The XBOX 360 was once viewed as a platform for serious gamers, with a majority of titles initially having high ratings, something which Microsoft where eager to change. Since the Kinect was launched, the fitness games have taken over, giving the message to parents that it’s... 

Objection! Phoenix Wright Movie by Takashi Miike On the way?

Objection! Phoenix Wright Movie by Takashi Miike On the way?
Acclaimed Japanese film director Takashi Miike has recently said while promoting his latest film Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai at Cannes Film festival, that his next project “is a very light comedy that I am filming now, a court drama, based on a video game on the Nintendo DS.” One cannot help to link Courtroom drama and Nintendo DS to the acclaimed Capcom series Phoenix Wright, which has already had a successful all female musical... 
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