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Mario Kart 8 Premium Pack Confirmed for Europe

Last week, we reported that French website Gameblog had stumbled on a leaked image for a Mario Kart 8 Wii U Premium bundle for Europe. Today, we’re able to confirm that the bundle is, in fact, real, and includes a disc version of Mario Kart 8 as well as a black Wii U Deluxe Set…. Read more »

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Xbox One Will Launch September 4 in Japan

Last year, prior to the Xbox One holiday launch period, Microsoft announced that their latest home console wouldn’t arrive in Japan during the first wave of launches – instead, we should expect it later on, in 2014. Given the relative unpopularity of the Xbox brand in Japan, the decision wasn’t terribly surprising. However, 2014 has… Read more »

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Nintendo Registers ‘Portable Video Device’ With Korea RRA

On Friday, a registration certificate for a “small video player” submitted by Nintendo appeared on Korea’s National Radio Research Agency (RRA). Aside from a model number and the device’s country of origin, little information is known about the recent certification. For those who are curious, the RRA serves as a hub for radio wave research in… Read more »

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Fire TV Unveiled by Amazon For $99

Amazon’s highly anticipated set-top box has finally been revealed in the form of Fire TV, a device that will play games as well as stream video. Amazon hopes to outclass the likes of its competition – Apple TV and Roku – by delivering 1080p video and a large selection of games from its newly announced… Read more »

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Brand New Final Fantasy XIV Beta Details for PS4

Square Enix gave new details concerning the next Open Beta for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. You’ll be able to join the servers again on April 4th, at 1AM PDT until the same time on the April 7th. The launcher will be downloadable from the Playstation Store as of this time, and this new… Read more »

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‘Peach Pink’ 2DS Available April 11 Exclusively From GameStop

Today, GameStop announced that customers can begin pre-ordering a new variant of Nintendo’s 2DS in the color of “Peach Pink.” It will run at the standard $129.99 and will be available starting April 11 while supplies last. The 2DS will come bundled with a Disney Magical World-themed carrying case for those interested in picking one up…. Read more »

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Virtual Reality Headset Announced by Sony at GDC 2014

On Tuesday, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida announced at GDC 2014 that Sony is working on crafting virtual reality technology in the form of its latest endeavor, Project Morpheus. At the moment, the headset has only reached its prototype stage, but the company hopes to deliver an easy to use VR… Read more »

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Amazon-Branded Controller Revealed Via Brazilian FCC Photos

Photos of a video game controller with the Amazon logo have been published by Brazil’s equivalent to the FCC, ANATEL. The controller, which is equipped with rewind, play/pause and fast forward buttons, highly resembles the build of Microsoft’s Xbox One controller, with its angular contours and similar placement of its A, B, X and Y… Read more »