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Surprise: Super Smash Bros. Wii U is the fastest-selling video game in the US

We all knew Super Smash Bros. Wii U was going to be a ridiculously big hit, but these sales are still quite impressive. The Nintendo brawler sold over 490,000 copies in the span of just three days, making it the Wii U’s fastest-selling game in the United States. Previously, the honor went to Mario Kart […]

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North America headlines

  • North America cuts in Vanquish release line, gets it on October 19

    Oh come on, North America. Are you really gonna be that guy? Europe and Japan got their places fair and square, and then they blink, and suddenly you’re up front – acting like you’ve been there the whole time? But then, we suppose it’s not too surprising. After all, if Vanquish is “targeted toward Western […]

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  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma II brutalizes North American PS3s this September

    Ryu Hayabusa may not be much into that whole “stealth” thing that’s got all the other ninjas talking these days, but that hasn’t kept him from sneaking onto the tail-end of September. Ninja Gaiden Sigma II is actually launching first in North America on September 29, and then in Japan on October 1, reports Kotaku. […]

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  • PS2 hits 50 million in North America

    The PlayStation 2’s tenure as God-Emperor King of videogame consoles may be coming to a close, but at least it’s going out on a high note. According to a report by The Associated Press, the nearly nine year-old machine’s cash emissions are vomit-inducingly high, with 50 million units sold in the U.S. alone. Will the […]

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  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope NA release moved up, no changes elsewhere

    Square Enix RPG Star Ocean: The Last Hope is officially hitting the streets one week early – at least, if you live in North America. According to an email received by GameCyte, Square Enix has decided to give the Xbox 360-exclusive’s release date a slight tummy-tuck, resulting in a February 24 release date. Other territories’ […]

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  • Sonic Unleashed a little bit delayed in North America

    Japan still has Sonic bound-and-gagged tightest, but North America’s now officially detaining the blue hedgehog-man as well. Probably as some kind of symbolic gesture. According to IGN, Sonic Unleashed’s PlayStation 2 and Wii iterations will arrive on schedule, but after that, the scrambling begins. First up, the game isn’t hitting North American Xbox 360s until […]

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