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Smash Direct

Smash Bros. gets one more dedicated Direct, and it's happening next month

Last week's Nintendo Direct had a Smash-centric bombshell in the announcement of Final Fantasy VII's Cloud Strife coming to the game as DLC. That closed out the show, but the rest was dedicated to an array of other Nintendo titles. In Decem...

 
Nintendo Direct
That Nintendo Direct won E3. With a far better showing than its June event (sans the amazing puppets), Nintendo knocked it out of the park. While the Direct itself would have won over many fans, it blew up the entire Internet on Thursday with the unveiling of Cloud Strife in Super Smash Bros. Here's everything else that happened.   read

Smash Bros.
This is not a drill. Nintendo has announced the newest Smash Bros. character, and it’s only god damn Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII. The trailer up top shows both his FFVII and Advent Children costumes, as well as...   read

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FF Explorers CollectorsEd

Final Fantasy Explorers Collector's Edition is the real deal

Final Fantasy Explorers was shown off today during the Nintendo Direct, and man does it look great. It's coming to North America on January 26, 2016, and will come with all the DLC that's been released in Japan, for free.  A speci...

 
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Pokemon Picross

'Free to start' Pokemon Picross is coming in December

In the first Nintendo Direct in a long time, Nintendo has announced that the popular puzzle series Picross will be getting a Pokémon-themed makeover in early December, with the release of Pokémon Picross digitally on the 3DS. ...

 
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Zelda

Zelda: Tri Force Heroes gets a lot deeper next month

Your Tri Force Heroes co-op adventuring will grow considerably come December 2. Nintendo just announced during its Direct that the Den of Trials update is coming soon for free. According to Nintendo's Bill Trinen, Den of Heroes&nb...

 
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Nintendo Direct

The next Nintendo Direct is coming a lot sooner than you think, this week

Nintendo wasn't kidding when it said it'd have Direct information in the near future. It has announced to Destructoid that the next event will be held on November 12 at 2PM PST. No doubt it'll discuss its holiday lineup, including the heavy...

 
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Nintendo Direct

Don't worry, Nintendo Directs are still a thing, one coming this year

Last we heard, Nintendo Directs were going to continue despite the loss of Satoru Iwata, and now we have a bit more info to go on. Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has once again re-iterated that they are going to continue to happen, an...

 
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Nintendo Direct

Nintendo Directs aren't going away

The most recent Nintendo Direct video was released three and a half months ago, covering Chibi Robo: Zip Lash, Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, Bravely Second: End Layer, and other titles. It was short and unassuming; were it not for t...

 
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New Smash Stages

Hyrule Castle and Peach's Castle stages coming to Smash Bros.

Two new stages are coming to the newest addition of Super Smash Bros., both of which were originally in the Nintendo 64 version. Both Hyrule Castle and Peach's Castle will be coming at a future point in time. Sakurai introduced these stages...

 
Nintendo Direct
Nintendo had a pretty informative Japanese Direct session last weekend, but today, it dropped a brand new "Micro" session on us, with lots of news coming out of it. Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash is confirmed for North America, a...   read

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Fire Emblem If

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

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, DLC story campa...

 
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Direct

Watch today's Nintendo Direct here

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 all the notewort...

 
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Xenoblade Chronicles X

Xenoblade Chronicles X lets up to 32 players cooperate

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 that players can ...

 
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Game News Haikus

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

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 look at the st...

 
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Azure Striker Gunvolt

Azure Striker Gunvolt EU and AUS release date confirmed

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 ...

 
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Yarn Yoshi

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

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 that Yoshi's W...

 
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Divide and conquer?

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

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 you'll find a t...

 
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Nintendo Direct UK

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

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 f...

 
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Exclusive amiibo

Ness amiibo confirmed to be a GameStop exclusive

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 Nintend...

 
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Marth amiibo

Nintendo confirms Marth amiibo re-release for May

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 them: Wii Fit Trai...

 
FIre Emblem 3DS photo
FIre Emblem 3DS

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

[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-loving or glor...

 
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Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

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

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is finally launching in the UK on 15 May 2015 for Nintendo 3DS.

 
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Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo bringing DS, N64 virtual console to Wii U

[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 Console to DS and N6...

 
Splatoon amiibo photo
Splatoon amiibo

Nintendo tries something new for Splatoon amiibo

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 together in a pack, s...

 
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New amiibo waves

Nintendo announces three more waves in Smash Bros. amiibo line

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.

 
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Smash Bros DLC

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

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.

 
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Nintendo Direct

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

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 highlights fro...

 
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Nintendo Direct

There will be a Nintendo Direct tomorrow ;) ;)

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 on the role of...

 
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Nintendo Direct

Watch today's Nintendo Direct right here

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 Majora's Mask ...

 

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