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Nintendo fell slightly short of the reduced financial projections it set in January, with the Wii U reaching 2.72 million shipments for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. However, the system remains way off Nintendo's initial projection of 9 million, so it's no surprise to see more conservative...

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Between Super Mario 3D World and New Super Mario Bros .U, Nintendo's mustachioed mascot (whose year it wasn't) has shipped almost 6 million units on the Wii U. In figures revealed in the big N's financial briefing, NSMBU is now at 3.89 million for its lifetime shipments, while SM3DW is at around ha...

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Just in time for Saint Nick to wedge himself down the world's chimneys, Nintendo has revealed a swath of discounts designed to tempt holiday shoppers toward the House That Mario Built. Nintendo Land, the pack-in game attached to most launch-era Wii U consoles, has been reduced in price from $60 ...

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Nintendo of America is replacing the base Wii U 32GB Deluxe set that includes launch game Nintendo Land with a bundle featuring New Super Mario Bros. U and its standalone expansion New Super Luigi U. The Mario-themed set arrives at stores on November 1, a date that also sees Nintendo Land reduced t...

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Nintendo is gift-wrapping three new Wii U bundles for the UK, including one 32GB Premium bundle and two 8GB Basic ones. The trio launch across consecutive weeks in November, and going by Nintendo's new web store they're each priced £250. The new 32GB Premium is first to reach Her Maj's Kin...

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Nintendo is targeting families with two value-driven Wii U bundles in Japan, as it looks to give the console a welcome boost alongside its winter software line-up. The pair, launching on October 31, both include the 32GB Wii U (black or white), New Super Mario Bros. U, and Wii Party U. The pricier ...

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Mario has stolen the show often enough that it can be difficult to remember he even has a brother. As Nintendo celebrates the "Year of Luigi," though, Mario's gangly sibling is finally enjoying some well-deserved time in the spotlight. First there was Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon for the 3DS, and now...

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New Super Luigi U, the downloadable expansion to New Super Mario Bros. U centered around the lankier Mario brother, comes to the Wii U's eShop today priced at $19.99. The green campaign includes over 80 redesigned courses, each one with a timer set at 100. And of course you play as the big L hims...

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New Super Mario Bros. U will get an update to coincide with the release of Super Luigi U, at least in Japan. ​It will allow players to purchase the Super Luigi U DLC directly from within New Super Mario Bros. U (i.e. no need to visit the eShop), and enable use of the Wii U's Pro Controller. Dire...

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The Super Luigi U DLC for New Super Mario Bros. U is being released as a digital download for the game on June 20 in both North America and Europe. However, it's also coming to retail as a packaged standalone. It'll be available August 25 in North America, and July 26 in Europe. The DLC will be pri...

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A number of YouTube members report that Nintendo is issuing "Content ID Match" copyright claims en masse for videos featuring gameplay from its published titles. The move appears to target the "Let's Play" community, in particular. Let's Play series authors often produce full video walkthroughs ...

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New Super Mario Bros. U gets the previously announced New Super Luigi U DLC this summer, specifically June in Japan. The news was announced in this morning's Nintendo Direct, which revealed as usual Luigi will be able to outjump his shorter brother, and that the DLC features some shorter stages wit...

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Nintendo announced a Luigi-themed DLC pack for New Super Mario Bros. U in today's Nintendo Direct. The DLC, titled 'New Super Luigi U,' applies changes to the main campaign to make every single course "all-new", essentially allowing for a new Luigi campaign. The DLC is coming this year. Nintendo pr...

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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. Kid Icarus Uprising I tried not to push Kid Icarus Uprising on my coworkers, despite enjoying it more than anythi...

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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. FIFA Soccer 13 I'd argue that sports games haven't quite accomplished what EA Canada managed to do this year with...

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Nintendo sold 308,570 Wii U units over the console's opening two days in Japan, according to Enterbrain data. That places the new console 17 percent behind its predecessor, the Wii shifting 371,936 units in its first two days on sale. On the other hand, the Wii U sits comfortably ahead of correspon...

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According to NPD data sent by Nintendo, the Wii U sold over 425,000 units in its debut month – or, at least, the seven days of it counted toward NPD's November sales period (the Nov. 18 launch through Nov. 24). Nintendo points out that the debut is almost as promising as the 475,000 units of ...

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