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Nintendo's Wii U gets UK launch

30 November 2012 Last updated at 22:59 GMT

Nintendo has launched its new console Wii U in the UK.

Industry experts see the release as a last chance for Nintendo to stay at the forefront of gaming, after it posted its first-ever loss last year.

The traditional games industry is having to fight hard to hold market share with hundreds of cheap apps for phones and tablets flooding the market.

The BBC's Technology Correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones reports.