Updates for the fan boys and girls

| Jul 23, 2017

Updates for the fan boys and girls

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Ready to paint the town again? Nintendo's colorful third-person shooter returns, ready to splatter players with ink and cuteness. When released in 2015, "Splatoon" was a big departure for Nintendo. First, it was a multiplayer shooter. Second, its vibrant color palette ushered in a new ...

Something old, new and renewed

| Jun 25, 2017

Something old, new and renewed

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2-D has its advantages When the Nintendo 3DS originally launched in 2011, the key feature was its 3-D-glasses-free stereoscopic 3-D screen. Many players enjoyed the visuals; however, some found them headache-inducing. The latest iteration from Nintendo will be a welcome release for the latter. This isn't ...

Good things come in threes

| Sep 26, 2015

Good things come in threes

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Veni, vidi — Vita! While there have been reports that the PS Vita handheld may be struggling overseas, in Japan it is still going strong — and there's been a steady stream of new Japanese-developed games to prove it, including "Tokyo Xanadu" from studio Nihon ...

Limited editions to keep you ahead of the game

| Mar 27, 2015

Limited editions to keep you ahead of the game

Build up your character Ryu and Chun-Li, two of the most popular characters of the "Street Fighter" series, have got their own Nanoblock sets. Fans with a bit of spare time on their hands can now recreate the characters using the tiniest of building bricks. Nanoblock ...

Five things to keep you ahead of the game

| Jan 23, 2015

Five things to keep you ahead of the game

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Last year's monster hits "Pokemon Omega Ruby" and "Alpha Sapphire" are the theme to a new pop-up cafe in Shibuya. As Nintendo 3DS remakes of the 2002 Game Boy Advance titles "Pokemon Ruby" and "Sapphire," the new versions, with beefed-up graphics and new content, ...

Gaming that looks good inside and out

| Jun 23, 2014

Gaming that looks good inside and out

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Xbox keeps its cool for the summer Just in time to make you look cool this season, Microsoft is releasing an arctic-camouflage-themed Xbox 360 controller. Even though the Xbox One has been released in the West, Microsoft is still showing its support for the Xbox 360, ...

/ Aug 29, 2013

Nintendo to sell cheaper 3DS in U.S. and Europe

Nintendo Co. said Thursday it will launch a cheaper version of its 3DS portable game console Oct. 12 in the United States and Europe to shore up sales in the company's major markets. The new device, called the Nintendo 2DS, will only be capable of ...