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Club Nintendo Rewards – December 2013

The month of December has brought even colder temperatures and four new classic downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels. The game is one of two Virtual Console titles that are available for the Nintendo Wii/Wii U, the other is Balloon Fight. The two other games for the Nintendo 3DS include Virtual Console title Mario’s Picross and DSiWare title Starship Defense. All four titles are available until January 12th, 2014.

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November 14th Nintendo Download

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games (SEGA / Nintendo) – Rated: E Join your favorite characters, from Mario and Sonic to Princess Peach and Amy, as they team up and compete in the most exciting sports events at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Enjoy the thrill of 24 exciting events including bobsleigh, skiing, figure skating pairs, and even snowboard slopestyle, which will make its Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia. Feel closer to...

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Club Nintendo Rewards – November 2013

The month of November has brought cooler temperatures and four hot new downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Metroid! The game is one of two that are available for the Nintendo 3DS, the other is Dillon’s Rolling Western, a great indie title in its own right!! The two other games for the Nintendo Wii this month are WiiWare title Art Style: CUBELLO and Nintendo SNES classic The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past,...

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Wii Mini Lands in US This Holiday Season

Over here in Canada we got the little red Wii Mini last year but the little system that could is making it’s debut in the United States this holiday season. Nintendo is launching the Wii mini console in the US and will only cost $99.99. Not only that but the system will come packed with Super Mario Kart Wii. When the system was released in Canada last December the console was released as a stand alone without...

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CHARTED: Nintendo (Week ending Aug 31st)

Madden NFL 25 and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn were the big debuts in the North American charts this week, which dropped several Nintendo holdouts. The lone release in the top ten on a Nintendo console this week was Disney Infinity for Wii, which was the best selling platform for the game in its second week. The highest Nintendo release this week in North America was New Super Luigi U, which debuted at #11 with just...

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Nintendo Drops the Price on Several Wii Games

Nintendo announced a price drop of three of their most popular Wii games today. The games have all surpassed the million mark in unit sales and have been reduced in price. The three Wii games which are now available for a lower price are Super Mario Galaxy 2, New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Wii Sports Resort. The suggested retail price of these three games has dropped to $29.99 each, which comes into effect today. “The new...

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Club Nintendo Rewards – September 2013

The month of September has brought four new downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!. The game is one of two that are available for the Nintendo 3DS, the other is Art Academy: First Semester!! The two games for the Nintendo Wii this month are a couple of Virtual console titles in Pilotwings and Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II. All four titles are available until October 6th. Also a rather...

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CHARTED: Nintendo (week ending Aug 25)

Disney Infinity was a big seller in its first week at retail. The top selling platform was the Xbox 360 followed by the Nintendo Wii with 79,472 copies sold on Nintendo’s platform. Between the three versions sold on Nintendo platforms (Wii, Wii U & 3DS) the game sold 128,484 making it a solid first week for Disney’s venture into Skylanders territory. Across the Pacific another Disney game is still seeing success with the 3DS game Disney Magic...

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FIFA 14 Coming to Wii?

EA Sports is bringing the next FIFA game to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 next month (plus the Xbox One and PS4 later in the year) but there is no release pending for Nintendo consoles. Or maybe there is? While there is no mention of the game for Nintendo’s comsoles on EA’s website the game has been rated by the ESRB. FIFA 14 for the Nintendo Wii popped up on the ESRB website today. The game...

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CHARTED: Nintendo (Week Ending July 28th)

Animal Crossing continues to do well for Nintendo with the game still in the top five in North America and is just outside the top ten in Japan after nearly 40 weeks. The game has sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide so far. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies was released in Japan on the Nintendo 3DS this week and raked in 247,352 copies in its first week, making it the number one selling game...

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Club Nintendo Rewards – August 2013

The month of August has brought four new downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Mario Golf. The game is one of two that are available for the Nintendo 3DS, the other is Brain Age Express: Sudoku!! The two games for the Nintendo Wii this month are a couple of NES Virtual console titles in NES Play Action Football and Wario’s Woods. All four titles are available until September 1st.

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CHARTED: Nintendo (Week Ending July 20)

Nintendo released their sales numbers for last quarter for the Wii U and 3DS which showed that Nintendo’s latest home console is struggling while their latest handheld continues to soar. Shin Megami Tensei IV was released during this week and quickly took the number two spot on in the USA sales rankings. Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Luigi’s Mansion continue to sell strong for Nintendo with the games in and near the top ten. In Japan Nintendo...

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CHARTED: Nintendo (week ending Jul 13)

No matter how many weeks have passed since the release, Mario titles have holding power with several releases from the last year still holding well in the top 30 releases. Animal Crossing: New Leaf is still holding strong in its fifth week of release in North America and has sold nearly 500,000 copies in the first five weeks. That pales in comparison to the Japanese release which has more than 3.5 million sold so far, though the...

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2013 Club Nintendo Elite Rewards

It’s that time of year again when Nintendo rewards all their loyal Club Nintendo users with special thank you gifts. Throughout the year every time you purchase and register Nintendo hardware platforms, select games made by Nintendo and titles purchased from the eShops, you are rewarded with coins. Coins are awarded for purchasing and registering some things while additional bonus coins can be earned by completing post-play surveys. The big N has just released the list of...

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Club Nintendo Rewards – July 2013

The month of July has brought four new downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Star Fox 64. The game is one of two that are available for the Nintendo Wii, the other is Super Punch Out!! The two games for the Nintendo 3DS this month are Game Boy classicDonkey Kong and DSiWare title Aura-Aura Climber. All four titles are available until August 4th.

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