Nintendo recently updated it’s Japanese site to include news about their upcoming web browser and eShop update. The update was originally set to release in “late May”, but that has now been pushed back to the evening of June 6 in America, which is June 7 in Japan. If any of those dates look familiar to you, pat yourself on the back for noticing the obvious.

Japan, sometimes I do not know what to think about the things that come out of you. This device, called the Necomimi, is a pair of cat ears that responds to brainwaves that move depending on the activity inside your noggin. Whenever you relax, the ears are down, but when you are concentrating or thinking, the ears perk up.

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If you’ve not yet entered the world of HD TVs, worry not! Sellout.Woot! has you covered today by offering a refurbished 32″ 720p Vizio for an amazing price of $249.99 with only $5 in shipping and handling! No fancy numbers, no full-of-crap statistics about it—this TV is solid and with a $250 price tag, you simply cannot say no. Today only, so jump on it!

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The internet has been buzzing about this new console that Nintendo has said they will unveil at this year’s E3 supposedly named “Project Cafe“. It’s allegedly more powerful than the Xbox 360 and will bring Nintendo up to the HD level that the big boys like Microsoft and Sony have been enjoying. More info below.

With magic and a little bit of internet know-how, the people over at Chipworks have discovered that the Nintendo 3DS has 128 MB of Fast Cycle RAM. While 128 MB of RAM is typically something for nerds to turn their noses up to, this Fast Cycle RAM has a transfer rate of 3.2 GB per second, which is about twice as much as DDR2 RAM. Pretty fast, then.

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ArsTechnica has a pretty good review of Nyko‘s latest peripheral — a third-party battery for the new Nintendo 3DS that is said to double the system’s battery life.

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Even before what can easily be considered the release of the year hit North American shelves, gaming critics  bashed monolithic-developer Nintendo for placing a hefty price tag on their latest handheld.

General Manager of Microsoft UK sales and marketing, Neil Thompson, announced that players will really see what the Kinect can do this year of 2011.

C’mon, CNN, really? You’re really putting this guy’s opinion out there as some sort of basis of review? Apparently so, because this “hardcore gamer” who “grew up on Halo” (which would make him 9-years-old right now, thereabouts) is the number one person to review the Nintendo 3DS. You can watch the whole thing right here, but try not to drink anything during because you will LAUGH SO HARD YOU SPEW [...]

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