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Nintendo Posts First Loss in Decades

As they say, all good things come to an end. Nintendo has posted its first annual loss since 1981.

The maker of Mario and Zelda games in January telegraphed that it would post steep declines in sales and a substantial loss for the year ended March 31. Thursday’s results were roughly in line with its grim forecasts, as both sales

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Australia May Finally Adopt R18+ Game Rating

Good news for our Aussie mates: Canberra will soon be allowing an R18+ rating for mature video games.

According to Gamasutra, the government is preparing to approve a long-awaited over-18 rating for games intended for adults only.

Alas, this may not mean a total opening of the proverbial flood gates. The last sentence of the article reads: “However, even under these new guidelines,

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Miyamoto on the Female Species

Looks like Nintendo game guru Shigeru Miyamoto shed more light on the mindset of game developers than he intended to recently, when he made this intriguing comment about how cats are like girls.

This explains a lot about how females are portrayed in games (coughcoughLaraCroftcough).

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Gaming Pics Roundup: June 2011

I’m always collecting funny/interesting pictures and videos related to gaming, and once in a while I have to dump them here. So let’s go!

First up is a Jurassic Park jeep carrying a companion cube.

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The Veteran Gamers Episode 74 – E3 Makes Duke Angry!

Welcome to our special E3 show.

We talk over everything E3 from the three big consoles and Surface Lizard joins us to tell us about Hunted The Demon’s Forge.

That’s it really.

Enjoy.

Don’t for get to follow us on twitter @veterangamersuk and if you have any opinions or questions, send Emails to:

podcast@veterangamers.co.uk

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Nintendo E3 2011 – Trying To Regain The Core Gamers

So finally Nintendo’s turn to bring out the big guns, they stole the show last year with the demonstration of the 3DS and what it was capable of. The question was, could they do it again with the announcement of the Nintendo Wii U.

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Look What I Got Through The Post!

That’s me, Registrant No. 2336!

This is my limited edition 3DS T-Shirt courtesy of Nintendo and is one of only three thousand made for the UK. I received it for being one of the first three thousand to register my product, it has a large AR card on the other side, but as I am not going to open

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