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Fire Emblem Heroes announcement to be live streamed tonight

Nintendo have announced on twitter that they will be streaming an announcement tonight concerning popular mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes. Little is known about the content of said announcement, but Nintendo describe the upcoming FeH Channel...

 
 
 
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My Nintendo has some new games up for grabs!

An update to My Nintendo is such a rare occurrence that I tend to forget the service exists. I don't think I've logged in since the last time I wrote about games being offered and that was only to grab screenshot. I suppose today marks the ...

 
 
 
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Create a handheld aquarium with Abyssrium on Nintendo Switch

Since its launch back in 2016, Idle Idea Factory's aquarium-management game Abyssrium has been downloaded over 25 million times. The simple clicker title allows users to create life in a pocket-sized aquarium filled with hundreds of differe...

 
 
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Hyperkin reveal 'Ultra Game Boy' prototype handheld

Hyperkin have revealed details of a new device currently in development at the peripheral manufacturer. The tentatively-titled "Ultra Game Boy" is designed to be a remake of one of the greatest selling consoles of all-time, brought up to sp...

 
 
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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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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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Review: 7 Wonders (iPad)

It's been out for roughly six years, but in the past six months or so, 7 Wonders became my tabletop group's board game of choice -- either for warmups for heavier games or a cool down afterward ("dessert," as it's called). Our gro...

 
 
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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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Over 300,000 consoles sold in the UK last week

Chart trackers Gfk Entertainment have announced that the recent Black Friday weekend was in the top 15 of the UK's best hardware sales weeks, with some 300,000 consoles being shifted.Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz, Gfk stated that Friday Nov...

 
 
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Pokemon games have sold over 300 million units worldwide

Speaking in the latest issue of Japanese publication Famitsu, The Pokemon Company revealed that Pokemon-branded video games have officially shipped over 300 million units.From 1996's Pokemon Red & Blue, to 2017's Pokemon Ultra Sun &...

 
 
 
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A brief buying guide for the original Nintendo DS

The Nintendo 3DS is gradually being put out to pasture, now that it's bulkier, flashier half-brother is taking over. We're bidding adieu to a console that had a pretty impressive back catalogue, and dominated the handheld market for a good ...

 
 
 
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A new Professor Layton show is in the works

The Professor Layton series is pretty god damned awesome and has always contained an anime style for it's animation. It was one of the first DS games to have full motion video that didn't look like absolute garbage and even resembled Studio...

 
 
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Review: Bittboy Mini FC Handheld

I remember the first Christmas I ever worked in a mall at an EB Games, getting geared up for the holiday and ready to lose our minds at the absolute insanity of Boxing Day that was to come. In the mall they had these little kiosks where the...

 
 
 
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Review: New Nintendo 2DS XL

It's starting to get difficult to keep track of every iteration in the Nintendo 3DS console line up. First, there was the original 3DS console from 2011. Then came the 3DS XL in 2012, which simply provided users with a larger variant of Nin...

 
 
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Nintendo is launching the New 2DS XL this July

With the Switch out and high-profile 3DS game releases starting to wind down, it hadn't even crossed my mind that Nintendo would come out with another model, but here we are. Enter the New Nintendo 2DS XL, which will sit right in between th...

 
 
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Review: Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns

The first 15 hours of Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns may be the slowest first 15 hours of any game I’ve ever played. Some games I’ve played are over in half that time, but here it’s just the point where new elements final...

 
 
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Nintendo Switch battery life runs between 2.5 and 6.5 hours

With a console that can be taken on the go (or a handheld that can be set up on a TV), battery life is going to be an important consideration. In today's Switch presentation, Nintendo reported its battery life to run anywhere between 2.5 an...

 
 




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Mike Sounders

So last night in FF XII, I went through some areas, ended up in a giant crystal with a maze of green paths? How much farther do I have until the end of the game roughly? (No spoilers please)

 
Pixie The Fairy

My review of Costlemark Tower in

 
Alphadeus

Joy Ride (2018) - This is the kind of music I imagine would play while cruising through Just a feel-good, happy My album is near The songs are ready I Will be released soon ^^

 
house4lyfe

What are you listening today? Whether at work, home, or driving in my car I almost always have music playing in the I will choose it depending on my mood at the My choice for this Thursday:

 
Tohsaka

D1C, this

 
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Current status

 
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Chris Hovermale

One of the reasons I love video games is experiencing ridiculous fantasies such as watching television all day alongside a still not sure what Game Freak was Nor am I sure why I bought that game as a

 
mullon

Okay what about this: a video game with weather patterns that match the weather going on outside your house, or does the opposite of what is going on outside your house?

 
 

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