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Destiny 2 debuts atop Japan charts despite modest numbers

It's always interesting to see how western shooters fare in Japan. Destiny 2 tops the charts in it's opening week, but it does so with just 50,263 sales. That's only about 5,000 more than second-place Splatoon 2, which is nearly t...

 
 
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Review: Metroid: Samus Returns

I went into Metroid: Samus Returns with what can only be described as pure caution. With such a storied pedigree as a whole and given my personal history with the series, I wasn't sure that Nintendo and MercurySteam could pull it off. ...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Direct presentation happening this week

Nintendo have announced that they will be hosting another Nintendo Direct showcase in just a few days, revealing more info on the games coming to the Switch and 3DS in the coming months.The stream will go live at the link below on Wednesday...

 
 
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A quick guide to the Fire Emblem series

Fire Emblem. One of the most puzzling Nintendo franchises for sure. Most people's first experience with the series was Super Smash Bros. Melee on the GameCube, which included Marth and Roy. Neither of their games released out...

 
 
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Developer says 3DS eShop is dead for Nindies

Jools Watsham, known for his work on both Mutant Mudds and Xeodrifter, released his newest game, Chicken Wiggle, to what he refers to as "shockingly low" sales. He goes on to state that “Chicken Wiggle’s firs...

 
 
 
 
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Wow, everyone really does love golf in Japan

The newest game is also the hottest one here in Japan land; Everybody's Golf (no longer localized as Hot Shots Golf) sold over 100,000 copies in its debut week in Japan, nearly doubling the second place Splatoon 2. Surprisingly not on the l...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Monster Hunter Stories

The 3DS is back again with Monster Hunter Stories, a fairly big release for the platform, as well as Crystareino. But naturally the Switch is getting more eShop deliveries this week, as it's host to The Bridge, Double Dragon IV, Lightspeer,...

 
 
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Review: Monster Hunter Stories

Monster Hunter is a beast of a series, enthralling millions worldwide with its promises of loot and adventure. Yet, it's always been a relatively walled garden for many, filled with time-consuming grinds and esoteric endgame rules. Capcom d...

 
 
 
 
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A new Etrian Odyssey is in development for 3DS

Director Shigeo Komori has let slip to Famitsu that a new Etrian Odyssey game is in development for the Nintendo 3DS. Komori confirmed the development of the new title during an interview commemorating the release of Etrian Mystery Dungeon ...

 
 
 
 
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Fire Emblem Heroes gets a ridiculous live action trailer

Fire Emblem Heroes has done well for Nintendo. I mean, it's kind of funny that Mario for all intents and purposes failed on the mobile platform as a premium game, but a gashapon gambling free-to-play Fire Emblem game became a hit, but that'...

 
 
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River City: Rival Showdown will be releasing on 3DS this fall

River City just won't die! The game that has had us barfing for the last two decades is getting another new installment this year, though this time it will be on the 3DS...it's also not Knights of Justice that I reported on in May. This new...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack

It's a quiet week again for the eShop, but there's a few "oldies/goodies" peppered in there. For one, the Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is hitting Switch, which is a collection of both (excellent) games in the series. League of E...

 
 
 
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Shovel Knight: King of Cards is coming in 'early 2018'

Yacht Club Games took advantage of the Nindies Summer Showcase today and announced that their final expansion for Shovel Knight, King of Cards, will be arriving in early 2018. As promised this Kickstarter-based DLC will feature King Knight,...

 
 
 
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Miiverse officially closing down in November

It has been announced on Nintendo of Japan's twitter that, after a five year run, all Miiverse services will end on November 8 2017.The Miiverse, which launched on the Wii U and 3DS in 2012, was a fun little dynamic that allowed for social ...

 
 
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Pokemon Sun/Moon legendary Marshadow hits Gamestop soon

The latest rare Pokemon -- technically a "mythical" monster, even rarer than a "legendary" -- Marshadow was announced in April, but trainers will finally grab hold of the Ghost/Fighting blob to fill the very last slot in their Pokedexs star...

 
 
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Japan getting Medabots Classic collection for Nintendo 3DS

It has been announced in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine that the Nintendo 3DS will see a collection of the first five Medabots games, originally released for the Game Boy Color.While the story was light on details, it was confirmed th...

 
 




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runestorm

Made alot of cool script the last week! Animations, Sounds, etc! I think I will make comparison video next week to see all the progress!

 
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Qtoid is a marketing If it werent for qtoid, I wouldnt have got Nerf N-Strike for Plus I got AKI Corps Ready 2 Rumble Revolution (I hear its bad) since they became the Style Boutique And Sonic Colours DS just

 
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Rumble Roses Konami has officially lost it!

 
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If you wanna watch the capcom stream of tgs (link is in the comments)

 
FakePlasticTree

New scenes with Makimura *Sigh* Sadly what Ive seen of the game so far seems to indicate itll play exactly like 6, even the same mini-games will be I really hope it isnt at the expense of the original

 
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Story teaser for DBFZ:

 
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Where the heck is my Arkham Knight Complete Edition? We had a good thing going I ignored your fractured content/ micro trans for a year and then you released a full game which I gladly paid full price Why you frakkin with a good thing?

 
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