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Nintendo Download: Dragon Quest Builders demo

We just had a pretty huge "Mini" Direct this morning, but none of it is actually coming to fruition today outside of a Dragon Quest Builders demo on Switch. Nintendo is peddling a Pokken DX "Battle Pack" (Season Pass), but the first pa...

 
 
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It's time to pray for Chibi-Robo

[This piece was originally published in 2015. In light of recent rumors about the next Nintendo Direct and an ensuing eyebrow-raising tweet from Nintendo of America today, it just felt right to revive it. -Jordan] Chibi-Robo is a refugee fr...

 
 
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Rock out with Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal opening movie

Next month sees the latest release in the Senran Kagura series, as Burst Re:Newal launches on the PS4 in Japan. Developers Marvelous have released the opening video for the former Nintendo 3DS title.Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newel takes the 20...

 
 
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Review: Style Savvy: Styling Star

People on the internet like to argue that Nintendo will attempt to bury some products. Releasing a game on the 3DS after the Switch is already on the market? Nintendo must be trying to bury it. Releasing a game the same week as (insert popu...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Kirby Battle Royale Demo

Nintendo preceded this issue of Nintendo Download with a "Happy New Year!" greeting, which is perhaps more exciting than the actual lineup of games this weel. As is becoming the norm these days the 3DS is mostly left out, hosting a sole Kir...

 
 
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A send-off for The World Ends With You's tenth anniversary

I replayed The World Ends With You for the third time this year. In part because I got a new phone and lost my save file as a result, and in part to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Long story short, I managed to lock myself out of that new...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: SteamWorld Heist (Switch)

We're reaching a post-holiday lull, the calm before the storm after everyone blew all the cash in their collective wallets. Don't worry, January is looking to decimate us yet again, but for now, we can breathe easy. On the Swich you'll find...

 
 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Portable Game of 2017 goes to...

Samus Returns. And how. MercurySteam knocked it out of the park in 2017 with Metroid: Samus Returns. The Nintendo 3DS title took the 1991 Game Boy release Metroid II: Return of Samus, and re-envisioned it into a gorgeous, aggressive and add...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Tiny Metal

Tiny Metal is the big Switch holiday eShop release, which is interesting as it's actually published by Sony, and is currently the subject of Kickstarter controversy.But it isn't alone, as it's joined by Federic: Resurrection of Music, 60 Se...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Yooka-Laylee Switch

It's another big day for the Switch (man this system), as it's hosting Enter the Gungeon, Yooka-Laylee, and Romancing Saga 2 (on December 15). Also on Switch is Gorogoa, One More Dungeon, NeoGeo The Last Blade, Mutant Mudds Collection, Embe...

 
 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Portable Game of 2017

Portable gaming had a very strong year this year. In the face of intense competition from other handheld devices, the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita held its own with a strong selection of exclusive software.We had anime mysteries, subte...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: The End Is Nigh

Switch once again dominates the week, as it's hosting the eShop releases of Floor Kids, The End is Nigh (on December 12), and WWE 2K18. Also on Switch is NeoGeo Top Hunter Roddy & Cathy, Acorn Tactics, Dimension Drive, Embers of Mirrim,...

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Ultra Sun

Pokémon and I have a tenuous relationship. I never owned an original Game Boy, so when the series exploded around the world the first time I didn’t have a means of playing it. On the Game Boy Advance, I pre-ordered Sapphire and...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

As one of the last big relases of 2017, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 stands tall. It's out on December 1 on Switch, along with a free Japanese voice pack and a paid expansion pass. You can also pick up Nine Parchments, OPUS: The Day We Found Eart...

 
 
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My Nintendo rewards include games again!

For the first time in what seems like forever, My Nintendo has games you can download by redeeming gold coins! Gold coins are acquired by registering retail releases through the website or Switch dashboard and haven't really had much use si...

 
 
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Review: Mario Party: The Top 100

It seems as though the best of the Mario Party games are far, far behind us. The most recent installments have come out to lackluster reception, and are getting even fewer and far between as of late. Nintendo takes a stab at recreating the ...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

As usual it's another incredibly busy week for the Switch, as its hosting Stick it to the Man, Transcripted, Worms W.M.D, Portal Knights, Letter Quest Remastered, Crimsonland, Red Game Without a Great Name, Resident Evil Revelations 1 + 2, ...

 
 
 
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Nintendo is holding a holiday eShop sale

Nintendo sales aren't known for dishing out steep discounts and today's eShop Cyber Deals are no exception, particularly if you're on the lookout for Switch discounts. But hey, maybe you're in the market for The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of A...

 
 




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