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Why don't more games do this? Mario Kart's linked world

It's no secret that Nintendo puts a lot of love into their games, but I had no idea they had gone this far with my favorite mascot racer, Mario Kart: Double Dash. Thanks to another informative video from the folks over at GameXplain, much ...   read

 
 
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Wii U sales

Wii U expected to sell 25 million units over lifetime

DFC Intelligence, a video game research and consulting firm, told GamesIndustry International that they expect the Wii U to sell 25 million units over its lifetime. That's a quarter of the total sales of the Wii, and it's only slightly high...   read

 
 
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New Tales of Symphonia

Tales of Symphonia getting a new Collector's Edition

I've only played one Tales game, and it was Tales of Symphonia for the GameCube. It seemed to have just what I wanted, engaging combat and likeable characters in an appropriately insane JRPG plot. Though really, I didn't much care...   read

 
 
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Wind Waker HD

The Wind Waker HD was developed in only six months

Nintendo's recent remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD was one that had fans giddy with anticipation. Luckily, that anticipation didn't have to last all that long, because according to the series' producer, Nintendo tu...   read

 
 
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This Wind Waker cosplay will blow you away

Ahoy ye scurvy dogs! Have I got a special treat for you this week. To commemorate this weekend's retail launch of the phenomenal The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, I bring to you an exclusive Tetra and Medli cosplay shot by Destru...   read

 
 
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The Resident Evil GameCube remake didn't do that well

Speaking with IGN, The Evil Within director Shinji Mikami spoke about the survival horror genre and took a look back at the Resident Evil series. As it turns out, the poor sales of the amazing Resident Evil GameCube remake is what triggered...   read

 
 
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Wind Waker HD

Review: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD

[Note: Join us Thursday @ 2pm PST for a live video + chat discussion about this review.] The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is easily my favorite Zelda game in the series -- a not altogether uncommon opinion, now that many years have passe...   read

 
 
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Here's what the Wii U Wind Waker HD bundle looks like

This past week Destructoid was the first to bring you news on an upcoming Wii U bundle that would be bundled with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. Today Nintendo released a new trailer for the upcoming game showing off Hero Mode, bu...   read

 
 
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Wind Waker HD

Wind Waker HD's Hero Mode, fixed Triforce hunt, and more

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD won't arrive in the States and Europe until October -- along with a new Wii U bundle to boot -- but we have yet to learn all of what has been updated since its former life on the GameCube. We know that...   read

 
 
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Nintendo bred a new flower to market Pikmin on GameCube!?

The common refrain these days is that Nintendo doesn't know how to market the Wii U. But I know the creativity is still there, waiting to be tapped. Case in point... The latest episode of Did You Know Gaming? arrives just in time to celebr...   read

 
 
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Eternal Darkness

Is Eternal Darkness coming to the Wii U eShop?

Precursor Games, a.k.a. the ghost of Silicon Knights, is still trying to get Shadow of the Eternals off the ground, hoping to attract Kickstarter backers with the promise of David Hayter's gravelly pipes. However you feel towards Shadow of ...   read

 
 
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Spacious Anxious sounds like Metroid boss music

Musician sleepytimejesse has graced the Dtoid front page before. Last year, he directed I Miss You - EarthBound 2012, in which various artists used the sound library from EarthBound to produce an entirely new score. He later directed Make M...   read

 
 
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This is the ultimate collection of Zelda strategy guides

Well look at what just popped up over on Amazon! The Legend of Zelda Box Set is a collection of Prima strategy guides that includes six hardcover books for Ocarina of Time 3D, Spirit Tracks, Phantom Hourglass, The Wind Waker, Twilight Princ...   read

 
 
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GameCube on Wii U

Neat adapter allows GameCube controller use on the Wii U

If you're a fan of the GameCube controller and lament the lack of love on the Wii U, it appears as if this adapter is your answer. It appears as if this unofficial piece of hardware will allow you to utilize compatibility options with all W...   read

 
 
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Console chimera
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18 different gaming consoles combined into one system

Modder Bacteria spent over three years and over $1,000 to merge 18 different consoles into one giant box. It contains circuitry from 15 different systems, works with one master controller, a single power supply, and a single video output c...   read

 
 
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Tales series success

Tales producer comments on Symphonia's success, Wii U

During Namco Bandai Games' Manhattan press conference last week, where they showed off the likes of Armored Core: Verdict Day and Dark Souls II, I had the chance to sit at a round-table with Tales series producer Hideo Baba. Baba, showing o...   read

 
 
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Gamecube
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F-Zero GX for GameCube has the arcade version in it too

Remember F-Zero GX for the GameCube? Fun game, and as it turns out, it's been hiding the arcade version in it this whole time. F-Zero AX was developed at the same time as GX, and both versions are essentially the same. Arcade players were ...   read

 
 
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Wii U remakes

Destructoid's dream list of Wii U remakes

Oh Nintendo. Now you've done it. In announcing The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Reborn, a hi-res upgrade of the classic GameCube adventure, Nintendo has set a precedent for Wii U remakes. The gloves are off and everything is on the table...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Nostalgia
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Watch five classic Nintendo system launch clips

Today, Nintendo launches the first next-gen system or last current-gen system, depending how you look at it. Things always appear different in retrospect, which is perfectly illustrated in these bizarre, ancient clips of Nintendo's past sys...   read

 
 
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Mario goes electro with a Mario RPG mini remix album

Whoa, now! We've got a live one! Let me introduce you to Doni, a Canadian electronica producer who has given his own spin to several game soundtracks, from Streets of Rage 2 to Katamari Damacy. Do visit his site to check out what else he's ...   read

 
 
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Dad alters text in Wind Waker to turn Link into a girl

Mike Hoye loves playing videogames and sharing his pastime with his three-year-old daughter Maya. Their game of choice is The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and Mike likes to read the text aloud so Maya can follow along. But there is one ...   read

 
 
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Jump on Zelda: Twilight Symphony while you can

[Update: Above is a 45-minute album preview that the ZREO team has just made available.]We posted a few days ago that 500 gorgeous units of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Symphony were being made available for pre-order, but by the time the...   read

 
 
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100% Resident Evil

100% Series Retrospective: Resident Evil

[Read on for a description of every Resident Evil game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2012.] Why Resident Evil? This year, Capcom is pushing out three entirely new Resident Evil games -- it's also the 15th Anniver...   read

 
 
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Getting It Right: Resident Evil

Something happened between 2002 and 2003. Gamers and critics suddenly stopped praising Resident Evil as one of gaming's best series and started calling it dated, clunky, and boring. Take Resident Evil Code: Veronica. Upon its release, Ga...   read

 
 
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Reggie teases possible GameCube games on the Wii U

We have a decent amount of information about the Wii U so far, but there's nearly nothing in regards to online specifics. That goes for detailed information on the Miiverse, online infrastructure, Virtual Console options, or account/3D...   read

 
 
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I dont fall for Zelda Hype often but goddamn after last night Breath Of The Wild is shaping up to be Theres a good chance it could overtake LttP as the greatest of all Come at me, OoT/MM fans

 
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So, one of THQ Nordics devs (MegalomaniacNG) has replied to my Steam review, saying that todays patch should fix the AMD issues for Darksiders Warmastered Cant wait to get home to finally play the damned thing at the speed of an actual game :D

 
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