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Oct
06
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3DS focused this time.



NoE showcased a new Nintendo Direct, focusing on the 3DS, including release dates, new eShop titles and new 3DS bundles/colors.

Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata hosted a new Nintendo Direct broadcast focused on the Nintendo 3DS.

He dropped a few dates on various titles, and information on the LE 3DS XL featuring Pikachu, a white 3DS XL with Mario Kart 7 pre-installed on it and much more...

Here's a summary of all the announcements:

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New eShop and VC titles incoming.



Nintendo has announced the 3DS eShop line-up for the rest of the year in North America, showing some pretty good upcoming titles in there.

Nintendo has announced the lineup of games for the 3DS eShop in North America, including the sequel to puzzle-game Pushmo, called "Crashmo", NICALiS' "NightSky", and Level-5's "Guild 01", which is a compilation of titles released at retail in Japan this May.

Additionally, Nintendo announced that Super Mario 3D Land, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, Star Fox 64 3D and Mario Kart 7 will become available for purchase from the eShop on October 18 for $39.99 each.

And, a slew of incoming Virtual Console titles were also announced.

Here's the official PR:

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PLUS: European release date confirmed!

Nintendo has released a new trailer for the upcoming Paper Mario iterarion.
The company also announced that it will launch for European 3DSes on December 7...

The latest entry in Nintendo's Paper Mario franchise, "Sticker Star" for the 3DS, will launch in Europe on December 7, the company has announced.

Additionally, a new trailer was released showcasing new gameplay footage.

Remember that, in North America, Sticker Star will be released on November 11.

Watch the trailer and some new direct-feed screens from the game below!

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Atlus 3DS dungeon RPG to be available next year.



'Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan' is coming to North America next year, Atlus has confirmed.
Details about the western edition were shared.

Atlus has announced that is bringing Etrian Odysesy IV -which launched in Japan this July- to the Nintendo 3DS in North America early next year. It will be called Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan.

Here are the details:

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06
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Reaches new 'active' user milestone



Mark Zuckerberg announced that more than one billion people are using Facebook actively each month, over 1.13 trillion 'likes' since 2009...

Social networking giant Facebook now has 1 billion users who are "actively" spending time with the site, according to the company CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

This milestone was reached on September 14 at 12:45 p.m. PDT, and means about one seventh of the world's population is a member of the site.

According to the NBC, fake users and bot accounts were not counted as part of the 1 billion.

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06
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Focusing Connor's story



Ubisoft has revealed a new trailer of the upcoming Assassin's Creed III.

Ubisoft has released a new trailer of the amazing Assassin's Creed III focusing on Connor, the main character of the game, and his story. If you want to know more about this great story just check out the video below.

Assassin's Creed III will be released on October 30 in NA and October 31 in Europe.


NEWS SOURCE: Assassin’s Creed 3 trailer gives deeper insight into connor his motivations (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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With 36 new tracks for us



Ubisoft will release tomorrow the Origin of Pain DLC for Trials Evolution.

Ubisoft has announced that Trials Evolution's Origin of Pain DLC will be released tomorrow (October 5) in the Xbox Live Marketplace. The price for this DLC has been set to 400 Microsoft Points.

Origin of Pain includes 36 new tracks, more skill games, another wardrobe full of rider gear, a hundred extra track creator objects and a new BMX bike mode: The mind boggles.

According to Christian Donlan from Eurogamer:

Check out the...
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A job posting hints that



Apple wants the self-sufficiency and is investigating new components that doesn't depend on third-party suppliers

Here is an interesting one. It appears that Apple is interested in manufacturing by themselves as much components they can for using in their devices and linked to this, a job posting is requesting people to work on a system-on-a-chip solution for future iOS devices.

According to TechCrunch:

Oct
06
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Sonic is back



Sega has unveiled today a new video of the upcoming Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.

Sega has released a new video of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. The new trailer shows the various modes off and some multiplayer details. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is scheduled to be released next month for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and PS Vita.

Enjoy the new trailer:


NEWS SOURCE: Sonic all-stars racing transformed video shows modes multiplayer (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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Sources citing a 7.85 inch screen



The rumors are becoming more intense as the day of revealing the new tablet aproaches

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has already started the production of the new iPad Mini. Here below is and extract:

They claims that they got this info from two independent sources. The full news can be read in the link below.

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06
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And it's HUGE!



Playxbla.com has revealed the list of changes for the next Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition major update.

The next Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition update will be REALLY BIG, as you can see in the list below the list of changes and fixes is huge. This is the update that fans have been waiting for console equivalent of the PC game.

The details below:

Oct
06
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Choose your path



Bethesda has released an interactive Dishonored video for us to enjoy before the game gets released.

Bethesda has released an interactive video of the awaited Dishonored. The video will give you a taste of the type of paths you can go about when playing the amazing Dishonored.

The game will be released on October 9 for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Pc, in the meantime you can play the interactive video below. Enjoy !!

NEWS SOURCE: Choose your path in interactive dishonored video (via) GameInformer

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Oct
06
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Remembering old times



Pokémon Returns to Hand-Held Nintendo Systems with New Features and an Original Storyline

Nintendo sent us an interesting and long PR with info about Pokémon Black and White version 2, focusing on the new-old regions you will be able to visit through the game.

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06
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The game will arrive next week



2K Games has unveiled today the XCOM: Enemy Unknown launch trailer.

2K Games has released today the launch trailer of XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The game will be released in the US on October 9 and Europe on October 12 for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Check out the trailer below:


NEWS SOURCE: Xcom enemy unknown preps for launch with new trailer (via) VG247

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
Oct
06
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800 Nintendo DSi Points/US$7.99, €8 or AUS$12 on the Nintendo eShop



Nnooo is pleased to announce that Spirit Hunters Inc™ for Nintendo DSiWare™ will be released in the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand on November 22nd

We have just received a PR with info regarding the launch date and price of Spirit Hunters Inc for Nintendo Platforms. Read below:

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06
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For Playstation Vita



A demo of DJMax Technika Tune has been released in the Japanese PSN.

DJMax Technika Tune were released last week in Japan, and it will arrive on October 26 in North America for Playstation Vita. But we want to tell you that a demo of DJMax Technika Tune is already available in the Japanese Playstation Store with "Shining My Boy", so if you switch your PS Vita to a Japan region PSN account you'll be able to download this demo, of course you'll need a second memory card.

NEWS SOURCE: djmax technika tune demo now available on PSN in Japan (via) SiliconEra

Our thanks to 'Robe24' for this news item!
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For Japan



Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Magna Gate and the Infinite Labyrinth will be released on November 23 in Japan for Nintendo 3DS.

According to Siliconera, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Magna Gate and the Infinite Labyrinth will be released on November 23 in Japan. The 3DS game will arrive with a lot of new features.

In the game, you'll be able to take pictures of round objects with your Nintendo 3DS camera and turn them into randomly generated dungeons that our main character can explore. There's no release date for the Western, in the meantime you can watch the new trailer of the game, enjoy!


NEWS SOURCE: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon 3DS release date confirmed (via) VG247

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