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Nintendo and Sony do battle with old vs. new console launches

TOKYO:¬†Nintendo on Thursday launched a palm-sized version of its eighties era games console, setting up an old versus new showdown with rival Sony as it released a new PlayStation 4. The dual launches marked a new chapter in the battle for supremacy between Japan's top videogame companies as they try to deal with a sharp rise in mobile gaming. Scores of excited gamers queued at electronics stores in Tokyo to try to get their hands on the Nintendo's new version of its Famicom and Sony's PS4 Pro. The smaller version of…