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PETA is unhappy with Mario as he wears a Tanooki suit


November 16th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) PETA is criticizing Mario for wearing tanooki! The game character returns in Super Mario 3D Land wearing tanooki.PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

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Nintendo’s new 3D console ‘gives gamers headaches’


March 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 31 (ANI): Japan-based Nintendo's new 3D console, which was supposed to provide gamers with a mind-blowing experience, has only succeeded in giving them a headache.Hundreds of angry users have complained ... Read more...

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New 3D game console makes Britons sick


March 30th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) A new 3D game console that was released in Britain last week has led to complaints from hundreds of buyers who said they felt dizzy after ... Read more...

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Health warning for kids over new 3D games console


February 20th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Experts have raised health concerns over the new 3D games console that creates 3D images without the need for glasses and goes on sale in Japan this week.The ... Read more...

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Woman diagnosed with Parkinson’s after playing on WII Fit


January 13th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 54-year-old mother-of-two has discovered that she has Parkinson’s disease after playing on Nintendo’s Wii Fit.Julie Wilks claim that while playing the game standing on the Balance ... Read more...

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Playing new 3DS in 3-D mode may damage kids’ eyes, says Nintendo


December 31st, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 31 (ANI): Video game company Nintendo has issued a warning that children, who are 6 years old and younger, should not play its new 3DS in 3-D mode as ... Read more...

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Glasses-free 3-D devices to hit market


November 28th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Wearing those glasses while watching a 3-D movie may soon become a thing of the past, as new glasses-free 3-D devices are about to hit the Japanese market.These ... Read more...

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Nintendo Seeks to Trademark “It’s On Like Donkey Kong”


November 12th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the phrase “It’s on like Donkey Kong” has been a part of the American culture since early in 1992, and even though it was not Nintendo which ... Read more...

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Nintendo files trademark for the phrase “It’s On Like Donkey Kong”


November 11th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nintendo has filed for a trademark for the phrase “Nintendo It's On Like Donkey Kong” from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The company is seeking ... Read more...

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Xbox 360 Kinect Among The Hottest Toys


November 7th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The gaming industry veterans are of the opinion that the future of console gaming lies in motion sensing and not so much on visual effects. Ever ... Read more...

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PSP Go Gets Price Cut, But Will It Boost Up Sales?


October 26th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony has recently announced a price reduction for their not so successful handheld gaming console PSP Go. Now one can buy the device for just $200, ... Read more...

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Nintendo delays launch of 3D machine


October 1st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Children who were eagerly looking forward to Nintendo's new 3DS handheld machine on Christmas will be disappointed after the firm said it is putting off sale. The Japanese ... Read more...

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PS3 Update Adds 3D Blu-Ray Support, Users Are Excited


September 21st, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony is all set to revamp its flagship gaming console PS3 with cutting edge features that will give it an edge over rivals like Microsoft and ... Read more...

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Charles Martinet Remembered Fondly On Mario’s 25th Anniversary


September 17th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no need to give any introduction to Super Mario the legendary cartoon character loved by millions of kids and adults worldwide. In fact Mario ... Read more...

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Beyonce ‘Best-Paid Celeb Under 30′


July 28th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): For the second consecutive year, Beyonce Knowles has topped Forbes' list of the 12 Best-Paid Celebrities Under 30.The 28-year-old song star raked in an estimated 87 million ... Read more...

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Playstation Plus Unveiled At E3 By Sony


June 16th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After offering the users of PS3 absolutely free online gaming experience Sony has finally dished out a subscription add-on service called PlayStation Plus for the PlayStation ... Read more...

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Netflix Ties Up With Nintendo


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nintendo of America and the biggest online movie rental service Netflix have made a deal according to which the Wii console owners would be able to ... Read more...

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Brit Pokémon fan sets world record with 12,000-item collection!


January 21st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): A Pokémon fan has rewritten pages of Guinness World Records with her collection of more than 12,000 items related to the popular Nintendo franchise.Lisa Courtney, from Welwyn Garden ... Read more...

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Tetris celebrates 25th birthday this week


June 2nd, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Tetris, the much-loved computer block game, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week.A Russian programmer named Alexey Pajitnov created the game that requires players to rotate a series ... Read more...

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Blizzard is the world’s most bankable games studio


May 12th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Blizzard, the maker of World of Warcraft, has become the world's most bankable games studio with the annual sales of 1.34 billion dollars.Nintendo was at the second ... Read more...

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Lil Waynes bowling secret revealed


February 3rd, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Apart from making music, popstar Lil Wayne has another hobby bowling.Wayne a.k.a Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., admitted that he spends much of his free time playing Nintendo''s ... Read more...

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Nintendo reprograms game whose character called players Nigga


December 7th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Video game company Nintendo has had to reprogram a computer game it produced after it was discovered that one of its characters called the players Nigga.The game, ... Read more...

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Girls Aloud launch dog welfare scheme


November 21st, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Cheryl Cole along with her Girls Aloud band mates helped launch a scheme to teach children how to look after their dogs.The girls launched Dogs Trust''s new ... Read more...

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Obama dodges lipstick-wearing pit bulls, lobbyists, Palin in online game


November 13th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 13 (ANI): U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has inspired a new online video game. The game, which sees Obama running round a world modelled on Nintendo''s Super Mario World, takes a ... Read more...

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Greenpeace names Nokia greenest electronic brand


October 1st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Nokia has been ranked as the most eco-friendly electronic brand, according to Greenpeace''s annual Guide to Greener Electronics. In the ninth edition of its guide, Greenpeace has declared ... Read more...

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Sonys new mascot Sackboy


September 28th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Video games giant Sony is pushing Sackboy as their defining mascot for the Noughties and hes British.The Japanese computer giants, who are pumping millions into the character, ... Read more...

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Nintendos Wii sets sale record in UK with PS738m


July 15th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Computer game sales records in the UK have just been shattered thanks to the humongous demand for Nintendos Wii console. In the first half of this year itself, ... Read more...

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Nintendo named least eco-friendly tech firm


June 26th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Games firm Nintendo has been named the least green tech firm in a survey of the worlds most eco-friendly electronics firms.Eighteen electronics firms were ranked by ... Read more...

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Greenpace Ranks Big Tech Companies


November 29th, 2007 - 1:16 am ICT by admin
On Tuesday, Greenpeace released the sixth edition of its Guide to Greener Electronics. The latest report, which includes televisions and video games, ranks consumer electronics companies on the basis of how they ... Read more...

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Nintendo, Nokia and Motorola flunk the Green test


November 28th, 2007 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 28(ANI): Nintendo, Nokia and Motorola have flunked a toxic test conducted by the quarterly Guide to Greener Electronics.The latest edition of the mag assessed for the first time TVs ... Read more...

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Computer games are ‘good’ for kids, says study


November 14th, 2007 - 2:56 am ICT by admin
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