Report: Era of Game Consoles Coming to an End

Over the last twelve years, various versions of the Xbox, Wii, and PlayStation have been the center of the gaming industry. However, according to a recent report the age of game consoles is coming to an end.

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Sony Cuts the Price of PlayStation 3

Good things come to gamers who wait. First, Nintendo slashed the prices of Wii, and now Sony’s PlayStation 3 is $50 cheaper.

Gaming guys and gals can now pick up a PS3 160 GB model for $249 or a 320 GB model for $299. Though Sony didn’t give any reason for the cut, Time Techland believes the company wants to get a jump on sales before the holiday season. Sony last slashed prices in 2009.

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Nintendo to Slash Prices of 3DS

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The Nintendo 3DS may have set a first-day sales record, but demand for the portable gaming device just hasn’t kept up. In an effort to boost sales and lure in holiday shoppers, Nintendo announced today that it will slash the price of the 3DS by $80.

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Nintendo Unveils Wii U at E3

After months of speculation regarding the new Wii, gaming insiders finally got a look at Nintendo’s latest video game console. The video game giant unveiled the Wii successor, the Wii U, at an E3 press conference today, a device Nintendo hopes will appeal to hard core and casual gamers alike.

"As an industry, what we haven't achieved yet is a platform that is equally satisfying for all players," said Satoru Iwata, president and CEO of Nintendo. "This is exactly what we intend to create with our new home platform."

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Gamers Await Reveal of Wii 2 at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, E3 for short, kicks off tomorrow in Los Angeles and gamers around the world are looking forward to three days of exciting new games and technology. However, one of the most anticipated events of E3 is the debut of the new Wii which will take place at Nintendo’s press conference on Tuesday (June 7).

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Wii Successor Coming in 2012

Nintendo put an end to months of speculation this morning when it announced plans to release a Wii successor sometime next year.

“Nintendo has decided to launch in 2012 a system to succeed Wii,” the Japan-based company said in a simple, three-paragraph statement. “We will show a playable model of the new system and announce more specifications at the E3 Expo, which will be held June 7-9, 2011, in Los Angeles.” Nintendo offered no other details about the new gaming system.

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Nintendo 3DS Sets Record First-Day Sales

It appears demand for the new Nintendo 3DS has met, and exceeded, expectations. Nintendo announced today that the 3D gaming device sold more units in the first day than any handheld system in the company’s history.

"Nintendo worked hard to get as much product as possible to retailers on day one to meet demand, and we will continue with these efforts moving forward," the statement said.

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High Demand Expected for Nintendo 3DS

The much-hyped Nintendo 3DS launches in the U.S. on Sunday (March 27), but will there be a demand for the new gaming system? GameStop President Tony Bartel says yes.

"We are seeing very strong demand for the 3DS," Bartel is recorded as saying in an earnings call. "We've been working very closely with Nintendo to maintain our reservations, to keep them open, and Nintendo has been very good with providing us with additional supply of 3DS so that we can keep our reservations open."

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Nintendo’s “Pokemon” Games Break All-Time U.S. Sales Records

The Pokemon video game franchise was originally launched in the U.S. in 1998, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Two new games, released for Nintendo DS, sold 1.08 million copies in the U.S. on their first day out, March 6th.

Pokemon Black Version and Pokemon White Version shattered the one-day record for the franchise, which was set by 2007’s Pokemon Diamond Version and Pokemon Pearl Version games, which sold 780,000 copies in their first day.

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"Legend of Zelda" Turns 25 Years Old

25 years ago, a game was released in Japan that would, over time, become one of the biggest and most important game franchise in video game history.

The game? The Legend of Zelda. While it may look ancient now, obsolete, at the time of its release it was the next big thing.

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