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Xbox Kinect PlayFit launches today in the US

Xbox Kinect PlayFit launches today in the US

Many may have thought that the Wii Fit was a silly idea, but that didn’t stop it making ridiculous amounts of money for Nintendo. Why not apply the same principle to the Kinect? Kinect PlayFit has been officially revealed today, and will be made available as a free download for any Xbox Live members in the US. PlayFit will be making its way outside the US too, although international gamers will have to wait until next week.

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Nintendo confirms Wii U will not have used-game ban

Nintendo confirms Wii U will not have used-game ban

It's one of the things that has sparked the most controversy when it comes to rumors about the next generation of consoles. But for Nintendo, it won't be an issue. We're talking about new technologies that could prevent gamers from using pre-owned game discs on their consoles. There was not even a hint of suggestion that the new console might have such a restriction in place, but it's good to hear from Nintendo that it understands the place of pre-owned games in the market.

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Nintendo Wii U hopes to be preferred Black Ops II platform

Nintendo Wii U hopes to be preferred Black Ops II platform

Can you imagine a world where the best experience for the newest Call of Duty game exists on a Nintendo console? It may be possible that such a world exists after the Wii U is released, making it the most current console on the market, surpassing the Xbox 360 and PS3 in its timeliness and relevance. At least, that's what Nintendo is saying.

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Nintendo Wii U 2012 hands-on

Nintendo Wii U 2012 hands-on

Nintendo's Wii U was the only next-gen console on show at E3 2012 last week, and the Japanese company didn't disappoint with its new game lineup, tweaked hardware and ambitious launch plans. The dual-screen concept is still going strong, and making more sense the more titles Nintendo and its studio partners preview. We caught up with Nintendo to spend some more hands-on time with the redesigned Wii U and some of the key games.

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Sony on notice: Gauntlet thrown by Wii U and Xbox SmartGlass

Sony on notice: Gauntlet thrown by Wii U and Xbox SmartGlass

E3 2012 is racing at full steam, and already one thing is clear: Sony, for all its PlayStation 3 might, has a challenge on its hands from Microsoft and Nintendo. Whereas gaming so far has centered around a single, big screen and the most engaging, graphically-rich or multiplayer-involving titles, two of the three players have opened the door to multiple screens. Sony may have stitched together PS3 and PS Vita, but it's looking increasingly left behind as its arch rivals each make their play.

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Wii Fit U Pedometer tracks you outside the home

Wii Fit U Pedometer tracks you outside the home

In a move that will have Nintendo once again praised for their reminding of gamers that they need to turn away from the television here and again, the Wii Fit U Pedometer has been revealed. This device will work with the Wii U on the game Wii Fit U specifically, having you flip it on our off depending on how much you want to record of the fitness you've got during your normal everyday life. This device will be added to the Balance Board accessory already working with the original Wii Fit.

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Nintendo announces Wii U launch titles

Nintendo announces Wii U launch titles

Nintendo hasn’t yet announced when you’ll be able to sit a Wii U beneath your television, and pricing is still a mystery too, but the company has gone into detail regarding its launch lineup at E3. There are a handful of Nintendo properties, as expected, but there are some interesting third-party titles that will be available on the console too, including some fan favourites.

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Nintendo confirms dual Wii U controller support, details gameplay

Nintendo confirms dual Wii U controller support, details gameplay

The main attraction of the Wii U is definitely the handheld controller with integrated touchscreen, although Nintendo did reveal a while ago that only one such controller would work on the console. Now the company has backtracked, saying today at its E3 conference that two controllers will in fact work. Previously a second player in a multiplayer game would have to make do with the traditional Wii controller.

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Why Nintendo Should Sell (And Why Sony Should Buy It)

Why Nintendo Should Sell (And Why Sony Should Buy It)

I know I’ve been a little tough on Nintendo lately, saying recently that the company should ditch plans for hardware and start licensing its software, and explaining why I believe it won’t be able to chart the gaming industry’s future. And although many Nintendo fans didn’t like it, I’m a firm believer that the company’s recently announced fiscal year losses seem to prove my point.

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