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Fire Emblem If photo
Fire Emblem If

Fire Emblem If's third campaign is harder than White, easier than Black


Black Kingdom has additional victory requirements
Apr 29
More lukewarm Fire Emblem If news (out June 25 in Japan, 2016 in North America). Remember, the game is being sold Pokemon style (or Oracle of Ages/Oracle of Seasons style) with separate Black and White releases with a third, ... read
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Direct

Watch today's Nintendo Direct here


Xenoblade Chronicles is the star
Apr 24
Nintendo's hosting another Direct today, and this one's focusing entirely on Xenoblade Chronicles X. It starts real soon, so grab some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show. In the event that you don't catch it, we'll post a... read
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Xenoblade Chronicles X

Xenoblade Chronicles X lets up to 32 players cooperate


Form a squad and explore efficiently
Apr 10
There was a Japanese Nintendo Direct this morning focused on Xenoblade Chronicles X. Thanks to some helpful translation, we know a few more details about the Dolls and mechs and cooperative play. One cool-sounding note is th... read
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Game News Haikus

Game News Haikus: Sexy Final Fantasy, amiibogeddon, Bloodborne trick, and more


Zen distilled stories
Apr 07
Nintendo took a big spot in last week's news, with the highs of the Nintendo Direct and the lows of the Wave 4 amiibo rollout. Does that give the company perfect balance, like a haiku? I'm not sure. In this series, we take a... read
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Azure Striker Gunvolt

Azure Striker Gunvolt EU and AUS release date confirmed


It's out today!
Apr 02
Rejoice European and Australian 3DS owners, that 3DS game the rest of the world has had for months and months is finally getting a release in our regions. Yes, Azure Striker Gunvolt is finally getting a release on PAL consoles. Releasing 2 April at 2PM UK time, players who purchase the game within the first three months that it is on sale will receive a free download of Mighty Gunvolt. read
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Yarn Yoshi

Yoshi's Woolly World EU amiibo bundle and box art revealed


Awwww, so cute
Apr 02
Rejoice European Wii U owners, for once we're getting a game before North America and seeing all sorts of details early. This rarely happens, so let's enjoy it. During last night's European Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced... read
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Divide and conquer?

Fire Emblem 3DS pulling a Pokémon with separate Black and White versions


Including an additional third storyling DLC
Apr 01
While we were all getting too excited by the trailer for the upcoming Fire Emblem in the UK and North America Nintendo Direct, further details are breaking on the Japan side of things, courtesy of the Japanese website. There ... read
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Nintendo Direct UK

Pandora's Tower and Sin and Punishment get UK release dates on Wii U


Both release in late April
Apr 01
Announced during tonight's UK Nintendo Direct, both Pandora's Tower and Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Skies will be coming to the Wii U eShop in Europe on 16 April and 30 April respectively. Both titles will be 25% off during their first week on the eShop. read
Exclusive amiibo photo
Exclusive amiibo

Ness amiibo confirmed to be a GameStop exclusive


Pre-orders open tomorrow
Apr 01
If there's one thing amiibo collectors hate, it's retailer exclusive amiibo. Well, if you fall into that category of people, get ready for some bad news: Ness is exclusive to GameStop. GameStop tweeted out the news following today's Nintendo Direct. Pre-orders open up tomorrow both online and in stores at 2 p.m. Central. Good luck, everyone. You'll surely need it. @GameStop [Twitter] read
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Marth amiibo

Nintendo confirms Marth amiibo re-release for May


Breaking up the Trinity
Apr 01
Amiibo collectors know the pain of missing out on the "unicorn" characters -- the figures that are so rare, you stand virtually no chance of finding them on a store shelf. Last November, the first wave brought us three of the... read
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FIre Emblem 3DS

Your player character is the main hero in the new Fire Emblem, coming 2016


Move over Chrom-likes
Apr 01
[Update: Watch the trailer!] The new Fire Emblem trailer is just as amazing as the announcement trailer. There's also deep talk of fate and choosing a path (some stark black and white dichotomy) between siding with the peace... read
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Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. coming to UK this May


Finally!
Apr 01
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is finally launching in the UK on 15 May 2015 for Nintendo 3DS. read
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Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo bringing DS, N64 virtual console to Wii U


Super Mario 64, Yoshi's Island, and more available now for $10
Apr 01
[Update: In the UK WarioWare Touched! and Donkey Kong 64 are available today alongside Super Mario 64 and Mario Kart DS. All cost £8.99.] Nintendo is opening up the Wii U Virtual Conso... read
Splatoon amiibo photo
Splatoon amiibo

Nintendo tries something new for Splatoon amiibo


Bundle them up!
Apr 01
Well, this is a change of pace for Nintendo's amiibo release. We've known for a while now that Splatoon would get its own figures. However, Nintendo revealed at today's Direct that it's bundling the game's three amiibo togeth... read
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New amiibo waves

Nintendo announces three more waves in Smash Bros. amiibo line


Lucas and Mewtwo coming in the future
Apr 01
Nintendo announced release dates and months for a number of upcoming amiibo dolls in its Super Smahs Bros. line. Iwata also noted that Smash Bros. DLC characters Mewtwo and Lucas will be getting amiibo in the future as well. read
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Smash Bros DLC

Mother 3's Lucas coming to Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U


Also opening fighter request board for further characters
Apr 01
Lucas, who made an appearance in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, is coming to the 3DS and Wii U Super Smash Bros. as a DLC character in June, following Mewtwo's April release. read
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Nintendo Direct

Watch the 'no joke' Nintendo Direct here for 3DS, Wii U news


Live from New York, it's Saturday night!
Apr 01
Today's Nintendo Direct is no joke. That is to say that it is not an April Fools' joke, but, more idiomatically, it is no joke -- 48 dang minutes. That's 48 minutes devoted to the most important stats, scores, standings, and... read
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Nintendo Direct

There will be a Nintendo Direct tomorrow ;) ;)


Suuuuuuuuuure
Mar 31
There have been rumors flying around the Internet that there would be a Nintendo Direct on April 1. Some of the rumors include Splatoon amiibo, new footage of the next Star Fox game, and a new Wii U game in which players take... read
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Nintendo Direct

Watch today's Nintendo Direct right here


We're hoping for New 3DS news
Jan 14
Today's Nintendo Direct sounds exciting, if the rumors are anything to go by. Right now we're looking at a potential February release target for the New 3DS in the US, as well as a potential February 13 release date for... read
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Nintendo Direct

Nintendo Direct on Wednesday, Jan 14, New 3DS release date incoming?


New year, New 3DS?
Jan 12
Today, Nintendo confirmed the date and time for its next Nintendo Direct event: Wednesday, January 14 at 9am Eastern / 6am Pacific. The event will feature Satoru Iwata "and crew" as they cover the spring 2015 lineup for Wii U... read
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Nintendo Direct

Tomorrow's Nintendo Direct covers 3DS and Wii U games


Stream starts at 2:00pm Pacific
Nov 04
Been a while! Nintendo will stream its next Direct presentation tomorrow at 2:00pm Pacific. There will be "updates on upcoming titles for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS" which, yeah, not much to go on. Hoping to hear more about the 2... read
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Thirty minutes of Bayonetta
I'm still surprised that Nintendo is pushing Bayonetta 2 as hard as it is when Wonderful 101 matched their brand effortlessly, and they barely promoted it. As I've said in the past, every time I've seen this game d... read feature

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Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2 is getting its own Nintendo Direct tomorrow


September 4th at 3PM PST
Sep 03
If you're interested in Bayonetta 2, you may want to clear your schedule for tomorrow afternoon. Nintendo has just announced that there will be a special Bayonetta related Nintendo Direct, held at 3PM PST on September 4t... read
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Zelda Wii U

Grass cutting CONFIRMED for Hyrule Warriors


It made the cut!
Aug 04
Cutting grass is an important part of The Legend of Zelda, you know. So, we were happy to hear series producer Eiji Aonuma confirm during tonight's Nintendo Direct that this time-honored tradition would be making a glorious return in Hyrule Warriors. Who needs online multiplayer when you can chop up grass by your lonesome? Hyrule Warriors Direct [Nintendo] read
Super Smash Bros photo
Super Smash Bros

Greninja and Charizard confirmed for Super Smash Bros.


Yoshi, Sheik, and Zero Suit Samus confirmed to return
Apr 08
Here are your new character reveals for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. game on Wii U and 3DS -- Pokemon's Greninja and Charizard. Both of them seem to handle without the Pokemon Trainer in tow, and have their own unique... read
Super Smash Bros photo
Super Smash Bros

Pokemon will get more attention in the new Super Smash Bros.


Master Balls confirmed
Apr 08
[Update: Greninja and Charizard have also been confirmed as fully playable characters.] Nintendo has given Pokemon a major focus in the new Smash Bros. games heading to the 3DS and Wii U this year, as Master Balls a... read
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Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros. Wii U online modes detailed


Final Destination only mode!
Apr 08
The online modes for Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS have been revealed, and they sound like a massive step-up from Brawl. Nintendo notes that you can play online with friends and with random people -- but you want a "fas... read
Super Smash Bros. photo
What?!
Nintendo has dropped a huge bomb on us at the start of the Smash Bros. flavored direct. The 3DS version will be released this summer, and the Wii U version will be released this winter. Yes, that's months after the 3DS i... read feature

Smash Bros. photo
Release windows, new characters, and more
[Update: It's over! You can watch the presentation again in the embedded video above.] We heard your guesses for what'll be announced at this afternoon's Super Smash Bros.-themed Nintendo Direct presentation and I liked what... read feature

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Smash Bros. 6

Bandai Namco reportedly recruiting talent for 'Smash Bros. 6'


e-Career FA's job posting shows a call for programmers
Apr 07
Nintendo may be hyping upcoming Smash Bros. titles for Wii U and 3DS, but according to Siliconera (via Game Jouhou) Bandai Namco has been sniffing around for talent to work on a "Smash Bros. 6" for a 2015 release. As posted o... read
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Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros. Direct set for Tuesday


3:00pm Pacific on April 8
Apr 04
We're always wanting Nintendo to divulge more Super Smash Bros. info during its presentations so why not just dedicate one of them to the game? Someone at the company had that same thought -- a Smash-centric Nintendo Direct i... read
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Brand new footage from Monolith's X for Wii U


GIMME
Feb 13
On today's Nintendo Direct, brand new battle engine footage from upcoming Monolith Soft Wii U game X was shown. Aside from the uninterrupted gameplay, Nintendo didn't give much more for us to go on other than that the battle... read






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