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Wii's Nintendo Channel set to launch

Service debuts in Europe and Australia tomorrow, offering videos, downloadable demos and user recommendations

Nintendo has announced that the Wii's Nintendo Channel is set to launch in Europe and Australia tomorrow.

The channel will be free of charge and available through the Wii Shop Channel. On it, gamers will be able to watch videos, search for games, access downloadable demos for their Nintendo DS and recommend games.

"By accessing Nintendo Channel, you will be kept up-to-date on all the latest information for past, present and future games on all Nintendo platforms," the said in a statement.

The launch of the Nintendo Channel follows on from that of WiiWare, also available through the Wii Shop Channel, which launched earlier this month.

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