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This Week In Sales: Christmas Works Its Magic

By Ishaan . December 28, 2011 . 4:32pm

You can see the holiday effect in all its glory in this week’s sales chart. Meanwhile, Warriors Orochi 2 and SD Gundam: G Generation 3D make their debuts.

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Nintendo 3DS Tops 4 Million In Japan, Super Mario 3D Land Breaks 1 Million

By Ishaan . December 26, 2011 . 8:30am

Famitsu publisher, Enterbrain, report that the Nintendo 3DS crossed the 4 million mark in Japan last week.

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This Week In Sales: Monsters, Dragons And Magicians

By Ishaan . December 14, 2011 . 4:35pm

Monster Hunter 3G and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim were among last week’s big releases in Japan, and Konami slipped out a magical Magician’s Quest game on DS.

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Miyamoto To Remain Senior Managing Director, Train Younger Developers

By Ishaan . December 8, 2011 . 7:23am

Nintendo clarify that Miyamoto won’t be retiring from his position as Nintendo’s senior managing director as some are assuming.

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Nintendo’s Miyamoto To Distance Himself From Big-Budget Projects

By Ishaan . December 7, 2011 . 6:52pm

“Inside our office, I’ve been recently declaring, ‘I’m going to retire, I’m going to retire,’” Miyamoto shares.

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This Week In Sales: Mario Kart And Gundam Storm The Charts

By Ishaan . December 7, 2011 . 5:00pm

Mario Kart 7 and Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme Vs. got off to a good start last week.

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Zelda: Skyward Sword And Super Mario 3D Land Sales Soar In U.S.

By Ishaan . November 28, 2011 . 11:30am

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is the fast-selling Zelda game ever.

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Zelda 3DS Bundle Joined By Super Mario 3D Land Bundle For Thanksgiving

By Ishaan . November 21, 2011 . 7:30am

The Super Mario 3D Land bundle will come with the Flame Red 3DS.

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This Week In Sales: Project Diva Extends Into Japan Along With Peace Walker HD

By Ishaan . November 16, 2011 . 4:31pm

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Extend, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition and PokéPark 2: Beyond the World made their debuts in Japan last week.

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This Week In Sales: Tanooki Mario Spins A Tail Of Success

By Ishaan . November 9, 2011 . 4:30pm

Japan also likes Uncharted 3 and Battlefield 3 a fair bit.

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Super Mario 3D Land Playtest: Tanooki Tails For Everyone

By Spencer . November 9, 2011 . 10:00am

Mixing items from classic Mario games like Super Mario Bros. 3 along with elements from modern Mario games gave the development team flexibility when designing stages and it shows in Super Mario 3D Land.

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Super Mario 3D Land Wasn’t Miyamoto’s Idea

By Ishaan . November 8, 2011 . 11:04am

Unlike a lot of other Mario titles, Super Mario 3D Land wasn’t pitched by Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto.

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See The Zelda Homage In Super Mario 3D Land

By Spencer . November 3, 2011 . 2:00am

Mario doesn’t get a sword, but he can fight kind of like Link by equipping the Boomerang Bros. suit.

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How Super Mario 3D Land Is Split Up Into 2D And 3D Styles Of Mario

By Ishaan . October 28, 2011 . 12:30pm

Nintendo divided the game up into approximately two halves.

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Luigi Playable In Super Mario 3D Land, Plus Mario Learns A Trick From Solid Snake

By Spencer . October 27, 2011 . 3:22am

Kenta Motokura, art director, explains you will be able to use Luigi during special stages. Just like the Super Mario Galaxy series, Luigi jumps higher than Mario.