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Japanese preview for Miitopia has romance and action

While our Nintendo Direct yesterday for Animal Crossing: New Leaf focused solely on Nintendo's life simulator, Japanese gamers were treated to a short preview for the upcoming Miitopia game. Not a whole lot of details were unveiled, but the...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Mario Party Star Rush

It's uh, a stale week unless you're really big into Mario Party, and I don't know a lot of people who are at this point in their long, fight-filled Mario Party careers. I think we've all had enough broken controllers, cartridges, discs...   read

 
 
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Capcom is focusing on growing Monster Hunter in the West, aware that handhelds are limiting market

Last week, Capcom announced Monster Hunter XX, which adds G-Rank and two new hunting styles to X (Generations in the West). Considering I'm still working my way through Generations, this is all a little overwhelming, but I'll probably still...   read

 
 
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Here's what's new in Animal Crossing's huge update

In case you missed it, the Nintendo Direct for Animal Crossing: New Leaf took place earlier this morning, and an update for the title is available now. You'll have to download it manually, and I suspect that's because Nintendo didn't w...   read

 
 
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My Nintendo's rewards have been updated

Excited for My Nintendo yet? Guys, where'd you go? Initially, the program started off like it was going to get interesting. It wasn't as fun as Club Nintendo, and the six month expiration time for coins was a bummer, but it had hope. Miitom...   read

 
 
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You can now preload the gigantic Pokemon Sun and Moon on your 3DS

Last night, after redeeming my code for Genesect, I went through and got my Pokemon Bank and my memory card ready for Sun & Moon. Wait, memory card? Yep, even though I'm rocking a 32GB, either version of the game will take up 3.2GB, or ...   read

 
 
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If I saw half these Pokemon in real life I'd freak the hell out

At the drop of a hat, Pokemon can go from adorable to creepy. If I saw a squeaking Litten on the beach, I'd probably smile and go running over to pick it up. If I was walking around in a forest in Hawaii and saw an Alola...   read

 
 
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Get a Genesect for any 3DS Pokemon this month

Every month this year, Pokémon players around the world have been able to download a new digital creature to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary, one that's not available through normal gameplay. This month's feature...   read

 
 
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There's an Animal Crossing-centric Nintendo Direct this week

Nintendo isn't done with Animal Crossing. It may never be done, especially if it's going to keep pumping out amiibo, toys, and other similar products on a weekly basis. And it isn't finished with New Leaf either four years after its re...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun & Moon smash sales records weeks before release

We all know Pokemon is popular, but just how popular? Very. Nintendo has announced that Pokemon Sun and Moon are the most successful games in the series already, and we're still a few weeks away from its release. Not only is ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Corpse Party

The Wii U is shambling along with a new release this week in Just Dance 2017. It lives! You can also grab Lost in Shadow, Demonic Karma Summoner, Ectoplaza, and Solitaire on Wii U -- there's a big demonic/occult theme this week it seem...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter XX announced, watch the full Nintendo Direct here

The Monster Hunter Nintendo Direct was only roughly 10 minutes long, and although we didn't get any real western-related news, we did get confirmation of a new game -- Monster Hunter XX for the 3DS. It brings in two new hunting st...   read

 
 
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(Update) Pokemon Company accidentally leaks the Pokemon Sun and Moon final evolutions

[Update: It's official! Scroll down to the trailer below at your own risk, which has much more than just the starters, including a really cool surprise at the end!] We have the starter forms, we have the mid-evolution forms, now we jus...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's not done with the 3DS just yet

In an interview with Bloomberg Japan, Nintendo CEO Tatsumi Kimishima mentioned that his company will continue to create software for the 3DS family of systems, even though the Nintendo Switch will be releasing within six months. Prior to th...   read

 
 
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Not a whole lot is on the horizon for the 3DS and Wii U

We've talked about at length what's left for the Wii U, and...it's not really a whole lot. It gets even slimmer when you factor the 3DS into the equation too, as not much is slated for the rest of the year outside of the almighty Pokemon. I...   read

 
 
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It looks like we might get another Azure Striker Gunvolt

With its sequel fully released and certified in quality, Azure Striker Gunvolt has cemented itself as one of the marquee modern platforming franchises. It did everything Mighty No. 9 set out to do and more, and it kind of just did it u...   read

 
 
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Review: Corpse Party

Yes, we're reviewing Corpse Party. We already did it back on the PSP. Not much has changed since then, but sometimes a game is so interesting and so unlike anything else on the market that it deserves a second look.   read

 
 
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Challenge medals make a decent case for Super Mario Maker on 3DS

Those of you who missed the joy and torment of Super Mario Maker because you don't own a Wii U will have much more of an incentive to look at December's 3DS port. It's a comparatively lesser version, given that you won't be able to share y...   read

 
 
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Hyrule Warriors' A Link Between Worlds DLC is coming next week

A Link Between Worlds is creepin' into Hyrule Warriors (yes that game is not done with DLC yet over two years later and one 3DS re-release in) on October 31 in Japan (and presumably the rest of the world), Koei Tecmo has announced...   read

 
 
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PSA: Keldeo Pokemon distribution ends Monday

As part of Pokémon's 20th anniversary, at least one of the harder-to-get creatures has been made available every month this year. Although there were two of the special Pokémon available this month, the Keldeo d...   read

 
 
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New 3DS XL goes lime green for this Super Mario World bundle

Are there any other colors left for Nintendo to explore with its handheld gaming systems? This latest New 3DS XL bundle, an Amazon exclusive at least here in the States, is lime green. I feel like that's a love-it-or-hate-it color choice (i...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch not compatible with physical 3DS or Wii U games

Upon the reveal of the Nintendo Switch, a lot of questions raced to everyone's mind including the status of battery life, backwards compatibility, region locking, touchscreen, motion control, price, and so on. Famitsu reached out to Nintend...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse and 7th Dragon III Code: VFD finally have a European and Australian release date

It looks like Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse finally has a confirmed release date in both Europe and Australia. Deep Silver has announced via a trailer on its YouTube channel, which you can view below, that the Atlus-published role-...   read

 
 
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Pokemon really needs to evolve based on the Sun and Moon demo

Being a kid and watching the Pokémon anime, my dream was to eventually travel the world and catch as much information as possible. I also wished that there would be some way that Pokémon could be a real thing with quests to fi...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

I know we're still recovering from the NX (Nintendo Switch!) news, but here we are with a Nintendo Download episode with a bunch of old games. On the Wii U you'll find Retro Road Rumble, Super Destronaut 2: Go Duck Yourself, Mr. Pumpkin Adv...   read

 
 
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