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Archive for January, 2009

» Spring/Summer Release For DSi in Europe – How Vague Is That?

Nintnedo DSi is coming. You know that time of the year that some people like to call “Spring/Summer”?  It’s right before and after “Winter/Autumn”, you know when it is.  Well Nintendo are hoping that you do because that’s when they have decided to bring their highly anticipated DSi to the European market. Now, even though […]

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» Nintendo Profits In – The Good (DS), The Bad (Wii) & The Ugly (PSP)

Nintendo Wii’s profits right down the drain. It seems as though the time has come for the previously thought recession-proof gaming developer Nintendo have finally taken a hit in the economic downturn as their profits take a turn for the worse. The developer had originally forecasted their sales of their popular Wii consoles to be […]

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» Glu teams up with Movaya to bring direct-to-customer gaming

Glu, one of the leading mobile game publishers in the world, is set to join forces with Movaya, the mobile service provider, in an attempt to deliver mobile games directly to the player. The companies are hoping to bring the likes of Movaya’s PlugNPlay and TryNBuy solutions to Glu’s website in order to allow players […]

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» DSiWare – 8 new games, but still only in Japan

Nintendo have announced the next batch of games for the DSi are being prepared for release in Japan.  The new games seem to be taking the handheld console into a slightly different direction away from the gaming market and further into the PDA arena as the new “games” will involve the addition of an alarm […]

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» Brain Train game no better than pencil and paper according to study

Unfortunately it turns out that Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training, a game that has become extremely popular on the Nintendo DS, does absolutely nothing for your brain that a simple pen and paper wouldn’t – if the French academic Alain Lieury has anything to say about it.  It would seem as though the game, which enjoys […]

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» eBay have had enough of counterfeit DS consoles

Counterfeit Nintendo DS’s are being sold left, right and centre.  A couple were caught the other day selling illegal copies of the gaming console on eBay and arrested.  However, eBay have said that they are putting their foot down on the matter, because they simply have had enough of it. The couple, situated in Bromley […]

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» iControlPad prototype ready for the iPhone

The iPhone has really become on the big contenders to enter the handheld gaming arenas.  More and more developers are joining in and are starting to make the games more complex and enjoyable.  Well, now the evolution of the iPhone gaming experience is taking a giant leap forward as the iControlPad starts its life in […]

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» iPhone games maturing according to report

A new survey has shown how iPhone games have been attracting more attention, which is showing how the handset is excelling as a hand held console.  The survey, which talked to around 130 developers of iPhone applications, looked into how the developers felt about budget, pricing, gaming features, company proficiencies and team size in an […]

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» Windows Mobile to enter the application store market

It seems as though Apple’s AppStore started off a new generation of online application stores for smart phones and there is a new contender that’s getting ready to enter the market.  Windows Mobile is apparently preparing to release the news that they will be bringing out their own version of the AppStore, according to a […]

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» Pass you driving theory test with the touch of a stylus

The Nintendo DS is just one of those consoles that has everything.  It can cheer you up with a bit of fun, train your brain, teach you a new language, and now it can help you pass your driving theory test.  Magic…now if only it could take the test, or even the practical test.  Getting […]

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