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News: Animal Crossing 'Clone', Castaway Paradise, Could Even Come to Wii U

Animal Crossing 'Clone', Castaway Paradise, Could Even Come to Wii U

"Everything is fine" with Nintendo, apparently

Last week we pointed your attention to iPad title Castaway Paradise, which has striking similarities to Animal Crossing and some aspects that would be familiar to Harvest Moon fans; all with a dash of micro-transactions, of course. Footage of the title, already out in countries such as Canada and New...

News: iPad Title Castaway Paradise Does A Pretty Convincing Impression Of Animal Crossing

iPad Title Castaway Paradise Does A Pretty Convincing Impression Of Animal Crossing

Tom Nook won't be pleased

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so Nintendo must be feeling pretty flattered right now because we've just spotted an iPad game which looks an awful lot like Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Castaway Paradise is currently available on the Canadian, New Zealand and Vietnamese iPad App Stores, and it's fairly...

News: The Nintendo Era is Over, Tweets Former Final Fantasy Scribe

The Nintendo Era is Over, Tweets Former Final Fantasy Scribe

Ex-Square writer says the iPad marks the beginning of the end for Nintendo's handheld dominace

Although Nintendo's position in the home console market has been contested numerous times over the past few decades, it has always held court over one sector of the video game industry: the humble handheld. With the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS, the veteran firm has seen off..

News: Nintendo Insists That Apple's iPad Isn't a Threat

Nintendo Insists That Apple's iPad Isn't a Threat

Reggie Fils-Aime: iPad isn't even a mouthful, while DS offers both "snacks" and "meals"

In case you hadn't noticed, Apple launched a new piece of hardware recently. The iPad is, according to Apple fans, the best thing since sliced bread but Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime isn't so keen. In fact he's been downright disparaging about the new device:...

News: Nintendo Chief Doesn't Care for the iPad

Nintendo Chief Doesn't Care for the iPad

Iwata unimpressed by Apple's device, bashes 3D gaming too

Nintendo head honcho Satoru Iwata has stated he is unimpressed by the recently revealed (and much hyped) Apple iPad - the tablet computing device that Steve Jobs showed the world for the first time on Wednesday. Speaking about the iPad, Iwata stated: “There were no surprises for me,” and...