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Nintendo Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary DSi LL Edition System Unveiled

Nintendo Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary DSi LL Edition System Unveiled

If you hadn't heard, the Nintendo 3DS got an official release date of February 26th in Japan, and it's going to cost quite a bit. As soon as the announcement broke, revealing the price, gamers in Japan immediately began saving, even if they weren't consciously aware of it. But now, it looks like there may be something else to buy between then and now: the Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary DSi LL edition. Which means the Wii isn't getting all the anniversary love.

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TRON: Evolution Collector’s Edition Announced, Has Toy Light Cycle Inside

TRON: Evolution Collector’s Edition Announced, Has Toy Light Cycle Inside

With the release of the TRON sequel just about on us (it's going to be the perfect Christmas gift, after all), there's no reason you should be surprised to see that the video game version's Collector's Edition has just broken cover. As many "collector's" items go, there's always a few goodies inside to make your purchase, which is usually a bit more expensive than the "normal" edition, worthwhile. That's certainly the case with this one.

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Nintendo 3DS Availability and Price Will be Announced on September 29th, Nintendo Announces

Nintendo 3DS Availability and Price Will be Announced on September 29th, Nintendo Announces

This is a good way to start your Nintendo news for the day. In a move that may seem confusing to some, Nintendo has come forward today and made an official announcement regarding the Nintendo 3DS -- the new, handheld video game console that features glasses-free 3D technology. While there's been plenty of rumors about when it's coming out, with plenty of strange confirmations from Nintendo themselves (that were subsequently pulled from the record), it looks like Nintendo's getting ready to announce the pricing and release date. Ready enough to announce that their ready, anyway.

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R4 Cards Banned in the UK, Nintendo Rejoices

R4 Cards Banned in the UK, Nintendo Rejoices

If you're not a fan of homebrew applications, or getting paid software for free, then an R4 card may not be something you're familiar with. Nintendo, though, is very familiar with them, as they've been a nuisance to their way of business for a few years now. Getting your hands on some pirated Nintendo DS titles is actually remarkably easy, and using an R4 card to play it on your mobile video game console used to be just as easy. But, not anymore, thanks to the high courts in the UK, who have just decided to ban them from the country.

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EA: Nintendo’s 3DS is Magical and Incredibly Cool

EA: Nintendo’s 3DS is Magical and Incredibly Cool

Out of all the many video game companies out there, EA's COO John Schappert is one of the most outspoken individuals you can find. Which, in cases like this, lead to some very interesting, and telling, scenarios. For example, while the Nintendo 3DS isn't even out yet, there's plenty of speculation about whether or not it's going to be a success, or just disappear into the shadows of forgotten tech. If you ask EA's COO, well, you'd get an answer.

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NTT DoCoMo Working With Various Players to Bring 3G to Handheld Game Manufacturers

NTT DoCoMo Working With Various Players to Bring 3G to Handheld Game Manufacturers

When it comes to video games in the hand, having a WiFi connection isn't necessarily a newfangled feature. In fact, some handheld consoles out there require a WiFi connection to actually be viable. And while the Nintendo 3DS has WiFi, yes, and Nintendo wants the console to have an "always-connected" presence to those WiFi networks, what about when you're not near a hotspot of any sorts? If a new report from The Wall Street Journal says what it's clearly saying, then it looks ilke NTT DoCoMo over in Japan is hard at work with various unnamed folks to bring 3G connectivity to handheld gaming consoles.

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The Daily Slash: June 28th 2010

The Daily Slash: June 28th 2010

With at least one more announcement to go until June can officially end, tonight's edition of The Daily Slash may seem like it's a bit weighted. But, we assure you that, just like any other edition, it'll be worth it. First up, as usual, is the Best of R3 Media. Tucked away inside of it, you'll find that the Dell Streak's available in the UK unlocked, a new domain may make you blush, and now we've got some rumors of the BlackBerry Storm 3. And then in the Dredge 'Net, Windows 8 breaks cover kind of, the PSP-4000 and 3DS could be sold in Japan this year, and NASA loves their concept images.

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Nintendo 3DS Could Cause Headaches With Long Periods of Play

Nintendo 3DS Could Cause Headaches With Long Periods of Play

3D may be rising out of the ashes of its former glory like the legendary Phoenix, but so far its primary focus has been in the movie theaters around the world. At the most, you're subject to those fake fields of depth for two and a half hours, and then you're back to the "real" 3D world, no worse for wear. But, when you start playing video games, you're probably going to be playing for a bit longer. With that in mind, Nintendo is currently working with specialists in the field to make sure their upcoming 3D handheld gaming platform is safe for everyone to use. Right now? Nintendo is suggesting that young gamers should take it easy.

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Nintendo 3DS Official: Touch Panel, 3D Without Glasses [Update]

Nintendo 3DS Official: Touch Panel, 3D Without Glasses [Update]

It's been a rumor for a little while now, but Nintendo, at their press conference at E3 on Tuesday officially announced the Nintendo 3DS. Basically, it's 3D in your pocket. Nintendo spent the majority of their time on the 3DS, at least in the beginning, talking about how well their 3D works compared to the competition, especially considering there's no glasses needed. We're fans of that plan, for sure. And, just as we had heard rumored before, there's an option to turn the 3D on or off.

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Sony PSP 2 Speculation Picks up Before E3

Sony PSP 2 Speculation Picks up Before E3

When we get close to the big trade shows throughout the years, there are key elements we look for. Speculation of some of the largest products on the market, for example, are some of those things. For Sony, their PSP handheld is still one of the most popular handheld gaming units on the market, so there's no surprise that with E3 just around the corner, the rumors about a new PSP are going to pick up. So, get your salt shaker ready, as we dive into this one.

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