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Nintendo’s Last Chance

Oh it would be so awesome.

This past Sunday, Nintendo released Super Mario 3D Land, its first Mario game made for the 3DS. Rather than being a celebration of video gaming’s most successful franchise, it’s more likely an opportunity to mourn the demise of a company responsible for so many great products and games. Because if Nintendo doesn’t change its strategy soon, the company’s future will be very bleak indeed.

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MLB.tv hits grand slam with PS3 app, but still can’t show Montreal Expos games

Colour me impressed. Major League Baseball’s first foray into console video delivery is perhaps the best way to enjoy MLB.tv’s pioneering internet service.

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How not to sell a Wii

From the good people at the Home Shopping Network: Reason No. 1 not to buy any cheap plastic add-on accessories for the Nintendo Wii.

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Nintendo makes Wii price drop official, raises stakes in 2009 Holiday battle

Screen shot 2009-09-24 at 9.51.59 AMIf you’ve been on a hunger strike waiting for a Wii price drop the last three years, you can finally eat that cheesebuger. Nintendo will drop the price of the Wii to $219 CDN/$199 US on Sunday.

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Courtney Love vs. Guitar Hero vs. Reality

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First off, here’s what Courtney love spouted on her twitter today:

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Nintendo needs to embrace the iPhone

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When Nintendo reported its earnings a couple of weeks ago, they finally conceded something I’ve been saying for months: That the iPhone is real competition for its Nintendo DS Lite and DSi. Unfortunately, Nintendo seems to own own up to things about as quickly as John Edwards.