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Friday Night Fights - Blame Nanners

Welcome to another edition of: Nanashi forgot to do the damn blog again. Our guests today are the tears of Dtoiders unable to sign up to host games, and the fury of his fellow FNF team members; all of whom, do their job. Nanners is official...

 
 
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It takes amiibo approximately two months to sell out now

Here we are in this glorious era of amiibo, where one can simply walk into a store and pick out the one they want for weeks, sometimes months on end after they're released -- no waiting in line before the store opens only to find out they h...

 
 
Best starter Pokemon
The upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon revealed its three starting pocket monsters this week: Rowlet, Litten, Popplio (not pictured above), also known as the cast of Garfield. I figured it was perfect timing for a definitive, cano...   read

 
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Pokemon

PSA: Go pick up your Shiny Xerneas in Pokemon now

Nintendo has been running a ton of Pokémon distribution events this year, and this month, you can pick up a Darkrai on top of shiny legendaries from the covers of X & Y. The time to get a regular ol' Zygarde has pa...

 
 
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Super Meat Boy

Having run the Nintendo Download column every Thursday for the past several years, I always think about how they could have handled this generation differently. Imagine if there was an "all you can eat" Virtual Console service that undercut...

 
 
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Hyrule Warriors Legends

At long last, more Wind Waker is coming to Hyrule Warriors

Hyrule Warriors: Legends is getting more DLC soon (May 19), and that includes the free Medli character and the Wind Waker pack add-on, which aren't available on both platforms (3DS and Wii U). The former will be a free download for all...

 
 
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Nintendo

Nintendo just added a few more My Nintendo Network missions

My Nintendo, the replacement for Club Nintendo, kicked off a little over a month ago, and you guys are kind of mixed on it. But for those of you who do actively use it, it's worth checking in today and grabbing a few extra Platinum Points. ...

 
 
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Nintendo

Do you like Nintendo of America's new slogan?

As part of their new initiative to cut the price of the 2DS to $80, Nintendo of America debuted a new slogan -- "there's no play like it." The folks over at Perfectly Nintendo managed to grab the new 2DS trailer in fact (seen below), where ...

 
 
showing you his Pokemons
[Published in 2010, this classic Destructoid moment from Jim delivers the facts you need today.  - Niero] There are almost 500 Pokémon in the world, and that's a lot. With so many unique and varied pocke...   read

 
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3DS

Japan is getting two additional New 3DS colors, both look slick

If you don't have a Japanese 3DS yet (it's really useful!), this is a perfect opportunity to look into it. Nintendo has unveiled two new "New" (so much new) 3DS colors -- Lime x Black, and Pink x White. Both are deliciously old school, and ...

 
 
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Pokemon

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire sales top three million in Europe

Fresh off of providing details for the upcoming Pokemon European National Championship event, The Pokemon Company has announced that since their launch in November of 2014, Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire sales have toppe...

 
 
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Nintendo

Nintendo drops price of the 2DS to $80 on May 20

In an effort to get some form of the 3DS hardware into as many hands as humanly possible, Nintendo is cutting the price of the 2DS to $80, down from $100, on May 20 with "some" marked systems including a Mario Kart 7 download. For thos...

 
 
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Pokemon

You'll be able to watch this year's European Pokemon National Championships on Twitch

As we all know, this year is Pokemon’s 20th anniversary. As part of the celebrations, this year’s National Championships in the UK, Germany and Italy will all be streamed via Twitch for the first time. Three different, English-l...

 
 
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Nintendo Direct

The Nintendo Direct for Culdcept Revolt is happening right now

Yep, it's an official Nintendo Direct and everything! The publisher is now showcasing Culdcept Revolt, the next entry in a long-running strategy series for the 3DS. It features grid-based movement as well as a card mechanic, and though...

 
 
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Super Mario Maker

It's nice to see the Ice Climbers again

Coming off of Babymetal (what a lively comment thread that was!), it makes sense Nintendo would go with something more familiar for the next Super Mario Maker costume. The Ice Climbers? Why, sure! We haven't seen that dynamic duo in a whil...

 
 
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I'm #TeamLitten

Ugly cry with me at the Japanese Pokemon Sun and Moon commercial

I'm currently weeping giant tears like the crying scene in the classic Disney Alice in Wonderland cartoon over this adorable Pokémon Sun and Moon commercial that released today in Japan.  No spoilers, just w...

 
 
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Pokemon x Garfield

Welp, I can't look at the new Pokemon the same way

I have almost always gone for water-type starter Pokémon, but when it comes to this year's Sun and Moon, I just can't. The scared vow must be broken. The seal-like Popplio is too dopey. Granted, there's still hope pending the trio's ...

 
 
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Elite Beat Agents

Elite Beat Agents creator wants to see the series live again, possibly on the NX

Elite Beat Agents (and its Japan-only predecessor, Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan) is a staple Nintendo DS game. If you ask any DS fan, odds are they'll remember it, and remember it fondly. Sadly the series has been stagnant for years, but series cr...

 
 
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Bravely Second

A new Bravely Second theme just hit My Nintendo

I didn't like Bravely Second as much as the first, but that doesn't mean it's not a good little romp. Enough time has passed for you to make a judgment call of your own, and if you can't get enough of that crew, Nintendo has implemente...

 
 
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EarthBound

Nintendo kicks off new series 'Backlog Buster' with EarthBound

By the time EarthBound hit, I was pretty well-versed in JRPGs (my first was Dragon Warrior as a kid) -- but that wasn't the case for everyone else. For those of you who haven't played it yet, Nintendo has a new miniseries up on it...

 
 

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SirDavies

Amazed some people were apparently touched, blown away by dat GoT ending. The whole scene has a level of cheesiness and incoherence unprecedented for the series.

 
Pixie The Fairy

Beat the Leviathan with pistols. Roxxis Rubi to keep me alive, that Thief gun Scarlett drops to kill it. That aside, the idea of Marcus raising a child bothers me.

 
JcDent

40K Knight banners, because if youre dropping $140 on a plastic giant mecha, you want it to be as chivalrous as possible. Knight Paladin still the best, yo.

 
ChrisHannard

I cant understand all the love this is suddenly getting. I mean, its good, but why has it suddenly become of such interest to video gamers?

 
ragm54

Ive been reading you guys with Overwatch Overwatch Overwatch. Meanwhile Im reminded that my potato couldnt even run it at 4FPS, and I refuse to play it on PS4 (TF2 has destroyed my will to play FPS on gonna go play Valkyria Chronicles.

 
JcDent

In a move not expected by anyone, the Heralds of Ruin Kill Team Rules (The Good Warhammer 40K Kill Team Rules) have been updated. While Im not too hype about Eldar near-D shenanigans and Rogue Trader Ork weapons, the Grot Rebel list seems to be blast!

 
Fuzunga

I might actually get Overwatch in the near future if I can play it with you guys. Ive never had a group to play with before.

 
Shinta

Finally got around to starting Pocket Jockey. What a delightful little game. I absolutely adore the dialogue and the main character. The gameplay is really fun too. Fun fact, CJ is quoted on the eshop in the sales banner for the game right now.

 
ZombZ

The next person to ask me to hold the door today is getting kicked in the balls. While Im sobbing of course. Seriously fuck my coworkers.

 
nickcburgess

Is it acceptable to rant here? Even if its not about games? Cause Im sick of my female facebook friends linking to their odyssey online articles they wrote. Youre 19 and a freshman in college. You dont have all the answers. Sorry this isnt video gamey

 
Gamemaniac3434

And thats REmake finished and done-really good game, had a great time with it. Finally digging into the backlog and clearing it out a bit.

 
Samsneeze

So I watched Millennium Actress again today and I dont know why I insist on watching movies that make me feel terrible things after theyre done. I still wholly recommend it if you havent seen it before. Its fantastic.

 
Torchman

Im not sure how I feel about dividing my most recent WIP blog into parts, but its probably for the better. It was already larger than any other blog I had written with just 25% done.

 
Pixie The Fairy

Man, sockpuppet accounts representing gamers are still in vogue. Sad they dont know it takes longer to create them than to ban/delete them.

 
Lex

Browsing through Doom Mods you can find pretty much everything ... but the lack of Warhammer 40k themed mods is kinda disturbing ... and sad.

 
Nekrosys

God dammit. Day-1 patches are so inconvenient.

 
Torchman

Hey Torch, whats writing your recent blog like 30% writing, 70% making gifs

 
WryGuy

Vita vs PSP. Go. Nonono. Not the PSP Go. Just go.

 
Gamemaniac3434

Hey, just a streamin thing. free to join me for some REmake, ask me some questions about Microbiology and whatnot if you are interested.

 
Nekrosys

Well, I caved in and grabbed a copy of Overwatch (PS4).

 
Steven Hansen

what you wanna see video-wise out e3? conference recaps round tables? video previews to go w/ written? just off-screen footage for extended look at gameplay of new games that prob only got brief trailers? purely weird shit like that Great America video?

 
Osc

Watching Monday Night RAW and a DOOM commercial pops up. Bloody Awesome - Destructoid. Being quoted from a 2014 post. You guys made it, now.

 
Vadicta

So, if Microsoft already has a console not doing so well, is it really wise to release an upgraded version and segment their already not-great market share? Like if the NX was a more powerful Wii U instead of a new system, would anyone care or want it?

 
Dreamweaver

Because only poor people have to choose. :P Nah, for real though, even though I bought Battleborn to tide me over until Overwatch came out, I think its a lot of fun for MOBA players. I can see myself trying to play both games for the foreseeable future.

 
TheBlondeBass

Im so sorry GM, I should have been a better trainer for you... I mean, you had shitty moves and stats, but maybe if we got to talk to each other, understand each other, things wouldnt have come to this...

 
Chris Bradshaw

Hey heres a random thought, remember Nintendo TVii? Me neither.

 
Jinx 01

When people complain that Gotham doesnt fit the Batman continuity I have to ask... which continuity? I mean, how many goddamn versions of the Batman continuity are there? At least Gotham is trying something different (and doing it quite well imo).

 
Chris Seto

shameless plug! Anyone interested in Koihime Enbu on PC, a friend is running a double elimination tournament on Wed at 6pm GMT. Its an open competition so if you want to join, just sign up!

 
Vadicta

Meanwhile, Bo watches me kill a bunch of shit, and hes all Good going, man. And when I say Yeah! in return, hes all, Revel in it. You earned it, brotha. Best husbandu confirmed.

 
CoilWhine

KILL IT WITH FIRE

 

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