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Nintendo Download: 27th March eShop Releases (Europe)

March 24, 2014 |

Another week of downloading fun on the Nintendo eShop, this week bringing some exciting titles, most notably the arrival of the original Mario Kart that started it all, the SNES classic Super Mario Kart, as well as the 3DS release … Read More

Mario Kart 8 Pre-orders Sold Out on Amazon

March 4, 2014 |

Mario Kart 8 sales are off to a promising start, despite the notable fact that the game is not due for release until May 30.

It seems that are no longer taking pre-orders for the 8th outing to feature our … Read More

3DS Turns 3 Today!

February 27, 2014 | 1

It’s well-known lore that the 3DS had a particularly rocky start in 2011, and how the tables were turned remarkably in its favour after a price cut and a continual stream of quality games.

In fact, as of December 31, … Read More

Mutant Mudds Deluxe Sells More on Wii U than PSN and Steam

February 16, 2014 |

Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham revealed on Twitter last week that platforming title Mutant Mudds Deluxe has seen more sales on the Wii U than PSN and Steam sales combined.

Watsham went on to say that the 3DS has undoubtedly … Read More

Australia’s Top 100 Games of 2013 Barely Features Nintendo

February 13, 2014 |

The results are in for Australia’s top-selling games of 2013 and, according to NPD data, the news is not great, particularly for the Wii U.


Only eight Nintendo-exclusive titles made an appearance in the top 100 and only one of those … Read More

3DS Sales Ahead of Game Boy Advance in Japan

February 10, 2014 | 3

Great news for the 3DS, which recently passed 15 million sales in Japan during its 154th week on sale. This compares very well with the Game Boy Advance, which had only managed to shift 11.64 million units in the same … Read More

Wii U close to outselling Xbox 360 in Japan

February 6, 2014 | 4

Go Nintendo has reported on a small victory for the Wii U, at least in Japan.

It seems that according to Famitsu numbers, the Wii U’s install base in Japan has now surpassed the Xbox 360.

Going by Media-Create’s analysis, … Read More

(Updated) Nintendo buys back 9.5 million of its own shares

February 3, 2014 | 1

As reported yesterday, Nintendo have purchased 9.5 million of their own shares, as reported in this official notification. The total cost for the acquisition was 114,237,500,000 yen, which is about 1.13 billion USD.

The statement says that the reason for acquisition is:

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Circle Entertainment bringing sales and new demos to the 3DS eShop

December 16, 2013 |


Copied from Circle Entertainment’s Facebook page …



This holiday season, all CIRCLE titles will be on sale from next week (18th DEC) to 8th JAN in EU/US regions. The following titles will be involved in this promotion:

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Nintendo PR: Pokémon X and Pokémon Y Reach 1M Mark Faster Than Any Other Nintendo 3DS Title

November 21, 2013 |

Nintendo has released this infographic to help announce that Pokémon X and Pokémon Y sold 1 million units in just a single day. Making it the 9th Pokémon game to do so and the fastest 3DS game to reach 1 million – which was … Read More

Nintendo 3DS Doubles September Hardware Sales, Has Biggest Software Month of 2013

November 14, 2013 | 1

Like we predicted last month, the 3DS is continuing its dominating stretch as the top gaming platform available.  For the 6th consecutive month, the 3DS has been cruising in both hardware and software sales.  This last month, the 3DS sold … Read More

Mega Man series sales reach 30 million units

November 1, 2013 | 2

In September the Mega Man series  reached 30 million in lifetime sales – counting all 131 titles. This puts Mega Man as the third most successful Capcom franchise, behind Street Fighter at 35 million and Resident Evil at 60 million.

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Nintendo 3DS Repeats at No. 1, Wii U Responds Following Price Cut

October 18, 2013 | 1

As we mentioned last month, the 3DS is unstoppable right now.  The 3DS followed this trend in September by becoming the top selling video game platform for the 5th consecutive month.  With Pokemon X/Y selling over 4 million copies in … Read More

Sept. 2013 NPD

October 18, 2013 |

The video game industry was up 27 percent to $1.079 billion. Console and portable software sales were up 52 percent to more than $754 million. Accessories were up two percent but hardware dropped 13 percent to $183.2 million.

Top ten games of September

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PR: Pokémon X and Pokémon Y Sell More Than 4 Million Units Worldwide in First Two Days

October 15, 2013 | 1

Pokémon X/Y was the first ever global launch of any Pokémon game. This Pokémon  globalization  resulted in over 4 million units sold in the first two days; Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th.

The early response to Pokémon X and Pokémon Y not only reaffirms … Read More

Nintendo 3DS is Best-Selling Video Game Platform for Fourth Straight Month

September 13, 2013 | 2

Great news everyone!  The 3DS is the best selling platform for the 4th straight month.  Like I said last month, I think we’ll continue to see this trend for the next couple months and throughout the Holidays.  The 3DS is … Read More

Japan 2-day Pokemon X/Y pre-orders reach 260,000

August 16, 2013 |

With the hype surrounding the October 12th release of Pokemon X/Y reaching a feverish pitch, Japanese 3DS owners have set new heights for pre-order numbers. According to Media Create, Pokemon X/Y saw over 260,000 pre-orders in the first two days. … Read More

Nintendo 3DS is Best-Selling Video Game Platform for Third Straight Month

August 15, 2013 | 1

The Nintendo 3DS is carrying Nintendo right now.  For the 3rd month in a row, the 3DS is the top selling platform across the board.  This is definitely an impressive achievement but it almost *should* be the top selling system. … Read More