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Nintendo: You Shouldn’t Assume Switch Trailer Represents Actual Game Footage

At the end of last week's Nintendo Switch reveal trailer, a small-printed "Game footage not final; graphics and features subject to change" appears on the screen. This week, Twitch streamer Dickhiskhan, who appeared playing Splatoon in the ...Read More

on October 24, 2016 12:56 PM
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The Heart of Nintendo Switch Is in its Handheld Unit

While Nintendo stated today that its new console is first and foremost a home gaming console, the real heart of the Switch's tech lies within its portable unit; the Dock mostly serves as a charging station with ...Read More

on October 21, 2016 4:37 PM
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Nintendo Switch Is First and Foremost a “Home Gaming Console”

For those who were worried, the 3DS is probably not leaving us any time soon. ...Read More

on October 21, 2016 12:19 PM
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Nintendo Adds More Than $1 Billion in Market Value the Night Before NX Reveal

Shares of Nintendo saw a 4.6 percent increase overnight, adding more than $1 billion in market value. The surge is the biggest the company has seen in a month, Bloomberg reported. ...Read More

on October 20, 2016 9:53 AM
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Flying Pikmin Fly on the Scene, Learn More About Mission and Bingo Mode in Pikmin 3

The latest Pikmin 3 video from Nintendo features the Flying Pikmin, the only Pikmin that can fly in the air. Because of this, they can lift objects into the air and over water. ...Read More

on August 26, 2013 4:55 PM
5 Editorials

How Nintendo’s E3 Showing Sold Me on the Wii U

All eyes were on the Sony and Microsoft money match at this year’s E3. Big multiplatform games were shown off (Kingdom Hearts 3, yes!), the PlayStation 4 console and price point were revealed and both camps ...Read More

on June 22, 2013 2:09 PM
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A Better Way to StreetPass is Coming to the Nintendo 3DS

I personally think that the StreetPass feature of the Nintendo 3DS is one of the console's highlights. Unfortunately for me - and for several other 3DS owners who don't live in Japan - actually passing someone else ...Read More

on June 13, 2013 9:30 PM
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E3 2013: Wii U Leads All Platforms in Number of Exclusives at the Show, Vita and PC Tied For Least

It's funny how these things work themselves out. Apparently when no one was looking, Nintendo's Wii U, which has actually been somewhat of an anomaly at E3 this year, is the platform with -- by far ...Read More

on June 12, 2013 11:28 PM
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E3 2013: Bayonetta Debuts her Sexy New Look and Gameplay in the First Full Bayonetta 2 Trailer

I'd fainted a little while ago when the first full length trailer for my Wii U system seller Bayonetta 2 was shown at Nintendo's E3 conference. The classy witch has an all new look - she's rocking ...Read More

on June 11, 2013 11:02 AM
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E3 2013: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Gets a Release Window, Gameplay Details and a Splendid New Trailer

A brand new trailer was shown for the HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker at Nintendo's E3 conference today. This trailer showcases the game's brilliant new visuals, and the game looks far better ...Read More

on June 11, 2013 10:42 AM
2 Reviews

Review: Animal Crossing: New Leaf

At last I'm moving to my new town, looking at the verdant countryside running by out of the train's window, then a strange cat invites himself to sit across me. He starts asking weird questions, almost like ...Read More

on June 7, 2013 1:50 PM
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Ever Wanted To Know What’s It Like To Live Inside A Poké Ball?

The Movoto Blog has asked an important question that has plagued gamers since the very first Pokémon game: what the hell happens inside a poké ball? ...Read More

on May 23, 2013 3:47 PM
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Watch the Latest Wii U-Focused Nintendo Direct.

Today Nintendo broadcasted a new Nintendo Direct focused on the Wii U, showing a few of the upcoming games that will hit the console. ...Read More

on May 17, 2013 4:48 PM
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Nintendo Censors Fire Emblem: Awakening Summer Scramble DLC

Depending on where you live, it’s going to be sad news for Fire Emblem fans. Nintendo has decided to censor the bikini bottoms of Tharja in the Summer Scramble DLC for Fire Emblem: Awakening. ...Read More

on May 5, 2013 2:27 PM
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New Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Announced, Now With More Tour Dates

Zelda fans rejoice: if you missed out on last year's Symphony of the Goddesses concert, it's coming back to North America this year due to popular demand. The concert will revisit venues from the previous year (Atlanta, ...Read More

on April 25, 2013 3:16 PM
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Nintendo’s Fiscal Report Hopes To Regain Momentum This Year

Nintendo's newly released fiscal reports show the Wii U has only shipped 3.45 million of its projected 4 million units, which was originally forecast for 5.5 million. Nintendo blames this on a failure to "maintain ...Read More

on April 24, 2013 12:41 PM
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Dragon Quest X for the Wii U Fails to Pick Up in Its Second Week as Console Sales Drop Again in Japan

In an article I wrote last week I expressed the opinion that disappointing sales of the Wii U version of Dragon Quest X during its first week on the shelves in Japan were a sign of a ...Read More

on April 10, 2013 11:03 AM
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Latest Media Create Japanese Sales Charts Paint a Gloomy Picture for the Wii U

In our latest Shockcast I said that today would have been a crucial day to evaluate the performance of the Wii U in its home country, as the newest sales charts would have showcased the sales of ...Read More

on April 3, 2013 1:37 PM
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Wii U Will Not Support The Unreal Engine 4 or Frostbite 3 Engine

According to IGN, when asked about whether the Unreal Engine 4 will work on the Wii U at the recent Game Developer Conference, Epic Games co-founder Mark Rein burst out laughing, and then added a simple "No. ...Read More

on March 30, 2013 3:58 PM
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Wii U Comes With Faster Load Times This April

According to Nintendo's recently revealed Time Comparison Video (which you can view below), a new update that speeds up the Wii U's loading time when returning to the Wii U Menu will be coming next month, in ...Read More

on March 29, 2013 2:22 PM
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Review: Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon is the sequel to the well receieved Luigi’s Mansion which hit the Nintendo GameCube over a decade ago. Luigi’s second outing brings him to the Nintendo 3DS and this time he’s even touting ...Read More

on March 29, 2013 11:00 AM
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Dragon Quest X for the Wii U Gets a TV Commercial

Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku Online is going to land on the Wii U on March the 30th (only in Japan for now, of course) and today Square Enix released a new TV commercial for ...Read More

on March 22, 2013 1:49 PM
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Japan Gets More Nintendo 3DS Colors

Nintendo's uber-popular Nintendo 3DS will soon be available in two new colors. In Japan, anyway. These shades are Gloss Pink and Light Blue, and they'll be available from March 20th. A couple of things stand out as ...Read More

on February 27, 2013 9:30 PM
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Wii Mini Heading to UK

Nintendo has announced that on March 22nd, the Wii Mini will see release in the UK. ...Read More

on February 26, 2013 11:16 AM
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New Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon TV Commercial is a Blast from the Past

According to Nintendo this is the year of Luigi, and things seem to be kicking off in a rather classic way with Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon that will hit the shelves worldwide next month. ...Read More

on February 23, 2013 4:37 PM
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Dragon Quest X Wii U Version Gets Release Date, Box Art and Details for Japan

Square Enix announced today that the Wii U version of Dragon Quest X will be released in Japan on March the 30th, while the beta test will start on March the 6th. The game will be priced  ...Read More

on February 18, 2013 1:59 PM
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Dragon Quest VII 3DS Remake Ships a Million in Japan

The 3DS remake of Dragon Quest VII was released last week in Japan, but we don't need to wait for tomorrow's Media Create software charts to know that it sold very well. ...Read More

on February 12, 2013 12:34 PM
3 Reviews

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia

It's been a few months since we last heard news about The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia: and, if you're like me, you've been waiting nearly half a year since the news first broke. Finally, after 25 ...Read More

on February 2, 2013 1:00 PM
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New Fire Emblem: Awakening Trailer Features the Character Progression

One of the best elements of the Fire Emblem series has always been the deep and complex leveling system that allows the player to radically customize his characters (or "units" as they are called in the series' ...Read More

on January 29, 2013 2:18 PM
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Sony and Nintendo Stocks Rise With News of Crucial Change Coming in China

According to Bloomberg News, a recent report by native news organization China Daily that may end China's 12-year ban on games have increased stocks for two of Japan's biggest game companies. ...Read More

on January 28, 2013 4:29 PM