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Details of To-be-Launched 3DS System Emerged

From the press conference in Japan, new details regarding the 3DS’s new Tag Mode have surfaced.

On the original DS, Tag Mode is a term that is used to interchange game data with other DS units in the region, and in few cases, whilst the unit is shut and is in a sleep mode, it can be done even then.

As seen in a video clip, the 3DS would go on with this tradition; however, it will not need the game in question to remain on Tag Mode, so that it works.

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Nintendo download update brings new titles

Japanese games console firm Nintendo has recently updated the WiiWare and DSiWare online services. The update mentions downloadable titles and a new Virtual Console game for the Wii and some applications for the DSi.

The update brings two new WiiWare titles viz. The Very Hungry Caterpillar's ABCs and Triple Throwing Sports, along with a Virtual Console game called Aero the Acrobat 2.

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Sony planning to release 3D-enabled PS3 games

Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony announced at the Tokyo Game Show that it was planning to release 3D enabled games for its recently released Move motion-sensing controller, Softpedia reported.

Softpedia also reported that Sony announced 3-D Blue-ray movie support for its PlayStation 3 console with a firmware update that would be released on September 21.

Sony has made the announcements at a time when industry analysts are debating the success of the new technology in the international market.

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Japan Called for Doing More to Stem its Currency

Sharp's President on Friday advised the Japanese Government to exercise more efforts to stem the rise posted by the Yen. The President’s advice came in a view to shield the nation's export-driven economy as manufacturers are witnessed to seek production overseas.

All the production sectors in Japan are linked to a huge risk highlighted, Mikio Katayama, who heads the Japanese electronics Company.

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Morgan Stanley Ends Advice to Buy Franc on Intervention Risk

Morgan Stanley reportedly has offered suggestions to sell euro in opposition to Swiss franc, stating of possibilities that Switzerland's central bank might pitch in the currency in favor of other Japanese acts.

According to reports of Stephen Hull: "Following the Japanese interventions overnight, we are concerned that the Swiss National Bank might also view the trade-weighted level of the Swiss franc as being too strong. While the fundamentals in Switzerland are still very good, we think that the risk/reward has deteriorated."

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