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Video game software sales drop in June with no compelling new entries

Sales of new hardware more than double, but game software returns to its earlier struggles.

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Why no apps? Kids react to original Nintendo Game Boy

Will watching kids attempt to play Tetris on a vintage Nintendo Game Boy make you nostalgic for spending hours lining up blocks?

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Nintendo CEO to miss shareholders meeting after surgery

Satoru Iwata is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor but is already handling some work while on the mend.

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Video game software sales rebound in May on launch of major new entries

Sales of new hardware and software jump in double-digits in the US, suggesting they could rebound after all.

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Tech Retrospect: E3 wrap-up and Samsung's new Galaxy Tabs

This year's E3 has drawn to a close, and as ever there was a lot going on. We break that down, plus all the details on Samsung's latest iPad assault.

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E3 2014: Heavy on games and toys, light on hardware

Check out the highlights and big trends at this year's video game industry confab, from Halo to Amiibo to the Destiny demo.

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Who won E3: PS4 or Xbox One? in CNET UK Podcast 392

Six months on and with a load of cool new games announced at E3, which next-gen console is taking the lead? And why have taxi drivers brought European cities to a standstill this week?

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From Skylanders to Amiibo: Video games embrace the toy

Nintendo's hot to cash in on the appeal of action figurines that come to life in a game, and Marvel Comics won't be far behind. But does the fad have staying power?

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Nintendo Booth at E3 2014 (pictures)

Nintendo at E3 2014

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Sony touts streaming, Nintendo reveals Amiibo

At E3 2014, Sony shows off new PlayStation hardware and services for streaming, and Nintendo demos Amiibo toy figurines that work with Wii U and 3DS games.

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Sony touts streaming, Nintendo reveals Amiibo

At E3 2014, Sony shows off new PlayStation hardware and services for streaming, and Nintendo demos Amiibo toy figurines that work with Wii U and 3DS games.

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Nintendo at E3 2014: Familiar faces, new games, and...toys

Can figurines be a way to save the Wii U? Nintendo seems to be banking heavily that they can in the middle of a early-life crisis for an embattled gaming console. That and a handful of familiar 3DS and Wii U games, with one or two surprises.

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