BAFTA Video Games Awards: Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood edges Call of Duty: Black Ops for nominations

KevinLynch Gaming, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

The nominations for this year's BAFTA Video Games Awards have been announced this morning, with Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood leading the pack ahead of Call of Duty: Black Ops and Heavy Rain. Ubisoft's stealth action-adventure title has been given the…

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Wii – Christmas Gift Guide 2010

Gerald Lynch Christmas 2010, Features, Gaming, Round ups, Tech Digest news 6 Comments

Though the Nintendo Wii had much of its thunder stolen this year by the motion control releases of the PS3 Move and Xbox 360 Kinect, it was actually perhaps its finest year for games. Though often considered a "kiddie" console,…

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Happy 25th birthday Super Mario!

Gerald Lynch Gaming, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

The world's favourite plumber, Super Mario, has turned 25. Happy birthday Mario! The driving force behind Nintendo's success over the last 25 years, Mario has lead the video-gaming charge almost as long as home consoles have existed. Easily the…

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Opinion: Do you still care about the Nintendo Wii?

Gerald Lynch Columns & Opinion, Features, Gaming, Tech Digest news 5 Comments

It was once the king of the gaming pile, so sought after that you'd have to give a kidney on the black market to get one in your home. But recent months have seen the Wii fall from grace, with profits down as much as half over the same period a year earlier. Has the bubble burst for the Nintendo Wii? If so, what has caused it? Here's Tech Digest's five reasons why the Wii's star is falling.

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Shiny Video: interview with Charles Martinet, voice of Mario for Nintendo

Katherine Hannaford Gaming, Video Reviews Leave a Comment

Never have I been more jealous in this job before – Bulent, one of my colleagues who works on our Nintendo blog, WiiWii, today met with Charles Martinet, who provides the voice for Mario, in town for today’s launch of Super Mario Galaxy.

Take a look at the above video for his amazing impersonations, the hilarious story behind him winning the role of Mario, how…

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