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My Nintendo Picross
Let's cut to the chase. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Picross is out. Even though it costs 1000 "Platinum Coins," you want it, right? Just log into the new My Nintendo system first, and follow these instructions...   read

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My Nintendo

The My Nintendo account system is now live in the US (Update: Miitomo too!)

[Update: Miitomo also just went live for mobile devices. Search for it manually.] The My Nintendo account system that was meant to replace Club Nintendo is now live in the west, after being available in Japan for the past few weeks. Having ...

 
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NINTENDO

Nintendo is shutting down the DSi Shop

The Nintendo DSi Shop has been around since the system's launch in 2008/2009, but its time is now coming to an end, as Nintendo has announced plans to shutter the storefront next year. The process will begin in Japan on September 30, 2016, ...

 
amiibo Challenge review
Nintendo backed itself into a corner with amiibo in terms of software. Now that the things are wildly popular, it's at a crossroads. Does it gate substantial content behind them and piss off casual fans who don't want to buy ...   read

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Check out gameplay

Metroid Prime: Federation Force sure has a lot of walking

GameXplain has posted the above gameplay footage lasting just over 18 minutes showing off an entire level in the upcoming Metroid Prime: Federation Force, a game that I was pretty hyped for; past tense. I'm all about slow, lonely expl...

 
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Yo-Kai Watch

That Yo-Kai Watch Three Kingdoms spinoff is adorable

There's probably zero chance of this coming west anytime soon (we don't even have the sequel or the other pair of Buster spinoffs), but Yo-Kai Sangokushi looks amazing. It's an amalgam of the cast of the series proper and the tact...

 
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Pokemon SuMo

Our first look at Pokemon Sun and Moon might be coming on April 3

After it was announced last month, we’ve all been really excited to see what new features will be coming in the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon. Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are fantastic, so where does the series go from there? It loo...

 
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NINTENDO

The Nintendo 3DS is now five years old

It's difficult to believe the Nintendo 3DS is five years old. But apparently it is. The venerable handheld debuted on North American shores five years ago today. Of course, it arrived in Europe literally dozens of hours sooner, and the port...

 
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ZELDA

Marin from Link's Awakening confirmed for Hyrule Warriors

Marin from Link's Awakening is joining the cast of Hyrule Warriors, Nintendo announced this evening during the company's Hyrule Warriors Legends panel at WonderCon in Los Angeles. The red-haired singer will debut as part of the Li...

 
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SEGA

Sega JRPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD launches in July

It seems like every Japanese role-playing game under the sun is coming out this summer, and Sega's 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is no different. The Nintendo 3DS-exclusive dungeon crawler is coming to the Americas on July 12, Seg...

 
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ARC SYSTEM WORKS

Yep, Chase sure does look like a new Hotel Dusk

I embraced the aphorism "don't judge a book by its cover" as a child. After squandering the contents of my piggy bank on a dreadful fantasy novel that endeared itself to me with some captivating artwork, only to disappoint, I learned to be ...

 
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Azure Striker Gunvolt

Azure Striker Gunvolt sells 150,000 digitally on 3DS

If there's one recent release that's underrated, it's Azure Striker Gunvolt. It's a fantastic little take on the Mega Man ZX series, and hey, we're probably going to get two of them before Mighty No. 9 is out. It turns out th...

 
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Pokemon Shuffle

Pokemon Shuffle just got a massive 3DS update

I lost interest in Pokemon Shuffle shortly after launch due to its low catch rate scheme and limited heart system, but I know a lot of you still play off and on, and I can dig that. For those of you who have stuck with the 3DS version,...

 
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80's Overdrive

80's Overdrive for 3DS looks promising

There are several Out Run homages that have been released in the past decade or so, but every time I see one, my eyes light up. Nostalgia is a powerful thing after all, though in the end, I do need solid gameplay to back it up. 80's Ov...

 
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Hyrule Warriors Legends

It's another big day for Nintendo. On the Wii U, we're getting Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut, as well as Infinity Runner. But the bigger news is that you can transfer over the characters and weapons from Hyrule Warriors Legends&...

 
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3DS

Hot damn the 3DS has a lot of RPGs this year

Hardcore 3DS fans are no doubt aware of the fact that the portable has a ton of RPGs hitting the platform in 2016, but if you need a refresher, the video below is a good start. The UK Nintendo channel put out a sizzle reel showing off ...

 
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Nintendo

Nintendo announces impending National StreetPass Weekend

How many of you crazy kids still StreetPass? I haven't done it in quite some time, despite the fact that I love just about every minigame on the plaza. It's mostly due to the fact that my friends kind of fell off with it, but Nintendo has s...

 
Lego Star Wars
It's easy to forget that a fair amount of iteration has come to the Lego video game series over the past decade. All the titles -- there are upward of 20 now -- are similar in that they're whimsical, lighthearted takes o...   read

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7th Dragon III Code: VFD

Watch this new 7th Dragon III Code: VFD trailer

Usually the phrase "abuse of power" isn't leading anywhere you want to follow. There's the lurid, with top-level employees pressuring underlings into some fingerlings if you follow what I meanaling. There are rulers of countries (America, ...

 
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Good guy Nintendo

Nintendo: 'Bravely Second side quests changed due to overwhelming feedback from Japanese players'

Remember the Bravely Second side quest changes people have been up in arms about? Well Nintendo released a statement stating they were intended, and are based on the feedback of Japanese players.

 
Hyrule Warriors Legends
From its announcement to the conclusion of my multi-100-hour playthrough of Hyrule Warriors, I was enthralled. It was a match made in heaven, mashing up Zelda with Dynasty Warriors, and all of the parties involved deserv...   read

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Zero Escape

Zero Time Dilemma gets release date, PC port

Zero Time Dilemma, the follow-up to Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward and 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, is heading to western shores on June 28, Aksys Games has announced. The PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS title will arrive...

 
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SEGA

Sonic Boom returns this September

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice will launch on September 27, Sega announced today at South by Southwest. The Nintendo 3DS exclusive was initially supposed to release last year, but the publisher delayed the game last September with hopes that so...

 
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Hyrule Warriors Legends

Yep, amiibo work with Hyrule Warriors Legends 3DS, too

Hyrule Warriors supported amiibo on Wii U, so it stands to reason that the same would apply for the 3DS. This newest video confirms it, complete with footage of what the supported figures (Zelda, Toon Link, Link, Sheik, Ganondorf) actu...

 
Mutant Mudds
Mutant Mudds is a criminally underrated series. I've heard all the criticisms, but to me, it perfectly summarizes the "less is more" design that is still very much viable and welcome in the current era of complexity. Everythi...   read

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Nintendo

Nintendo finally understands online networks

This morning, I've been playing the Japanese release of Miitomo, Nintendo's first smartphone app. While the app itself is interesting, I was mainly blown away by the fact that Nintendo's new online service is not only functional, but more u...

 
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Hyrule Warirors Legends

Confusing multipronged Hyrule Warriors Season Pass system explained

Strap yourself in, because Nintendo just detailed how the new season pass for Hyrule Warriors will work on both 3DS and Wii U, and it's confusing as hell. In short, there's three Season Passes, similar to how Super Smash Bros. ope...

 
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Pokken Tournament

Nintendo's newest console is getting a massive addition to its library tomorrow in the form of Pokken Tournament -- a Japanese arcade game turned worldwide Wii U release. The HORI Pokken Tournament Pro Pad is out on the same ...

 
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Pokemon

Pokemon series sales topped 279 million as of last month

I mean, everyone knows how big Pokemon really is, with its massive game line and merch/media empire, but this recent sales number really puts things into perspective. According to Famitsu, as of February 29, 2016, Nintendo has sold 279...

 
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My Nintendo

My Nintendo details revealed, new games confirmed

Now that My Nintendo (the successor to Club Nintendo) is out in Japan, users have been logging in and acquiring data, a lot of which is in English. Nintendo Everything is reporting in on the whole shebang, from Miitomo items, to discounts, ...

 

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JcDent

I always thought that videogame helicopters are only there to crash dramatically, either to put you into a level or force you to reach a secondary Eurogamer goes to add that they also serve as exposition dumps, too!

 
Pixie The Fairy

I just want to see the next Nintendo Sony pretty much handed Nintendo that market when they gave up on Sonys Japanese studios are gonna need something to

 
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Who says I cant fall in love with myself?

 
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When youre trying to work on a super important project thats due in eight hours and Overwatch sits on your desktop, taunting

 
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My daughter turned 6 20 minutes My next child will be born in exactly 36 Is this a tI me to be alive or There arent enough ways to say how happy I

 
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Sony sells PS4 as a profit and its a good Nintendo sells NX at a profit and its a bad Its about as astounding as it is

 
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A piece from an old comic long since Its still really good though

 
Jed Whitaker

Fuck Overwatch, Ill be playing Battleborn tonight on my (No, but really, they are both pretty good games from what I can

 
SeymourDuncan17

Second reminder to Vita owners: Get Im officially staying up late to play it, backtracking for optional

 
Torchman

Played MK8 200cc with the competitive community Mmmmmm, felt good being reminded theres a game where I will for sure get my ass kicked

 
Nekrosys

Well, Ive just thought of an idea thatd be equal parts amazing and terrible: Gravity Rush for PS Itd be pretty fucking amazing, but the motion sickness would be SO

 
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If you have any information regarding her whereabouts, please contact your nearest

 
Jinx 01

I think this is new, maybe added in a recent Windows update? (Im on 7) If you press the guide button after starting your wireless 360 controller it shows the battery charge Wonder if that interferes with Big Picture Mode, that used it right?

 
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You The Overwatch Its Like holy crap is this

 
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I got a Loot Crate DX and I love Horde and alliance burbon glasses? Yes please! Massive D20 shaped chilling rocks? Why, Ill take that! 8 inch, glow in the dark adventure time figure? Howd you Lightweight Zelda hoodie? Its on my bod!

 
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Played some Overwatch Beta at my friends house since my code hasnt arrived yet Its so much Its so incredibly I got the play of the game as Mei and I just feel so much more excited for the full game to

 
OverlordZetta

Sometimes you just gotta

 
jak2364

Just started playing through Doom 3 for the first This It kinda feels like 1 and 2 have aged better than this The gunplay feels really Not even sure if I want to continue Is the story good?

 
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The most popular pages on my Steam grid image Its cool knowing so many people are using my stuff! Nekopara made it into the top All of you pervs, buying the dirty version and adding a Steam shortcut!

 
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Does anyone here want a code for Shantae and the Pirates Curse for 3DS or Freedom Planet for WiiU? Theyre both great games, but I own them I just want them to go to someone wholl play them

 
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Yeah so I bought that Ultimate Muscle Looks hilarious! Also Resistance 2 and 3 for I win #stilldonthaveenoughtimetoplayeverythingcerealfordinnerhahahahahelp

 
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Im playing more Bloodborne, feel free to

 
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Oh my goodness, Overwatch is so damn Im playing with a couple friends right now This is being You cant stop

 
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You Can Have This

 
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This is me hunting around for an Overwatch beta code for the Id love to try it out if someone has an extra they can PM If not, I Much like anal and cocaine, it doesnt hurt to

 
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Disasterpeace? More like Dismasterpiece!

 
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I have a 16 hour road trip this week (round Ill be driving part of the way, but will have time for some handheld Any suggestions? I was thinking Shantae from the humble bundle, but I could whip out my GBA and finally play A Link to the Past

 

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