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The Nintendo Direct for Culdcept Revolt is happening right now

Yep, it's an official Nintendo Direct and everything! The publisher is now showcasing Culdcept Revolt, the next entry in a long-running strategy series for the 3DS. It features grid-based movement as well as a card mechanic, and though...   read

 
 
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Bravely Second English trailer busts some Ba'als

Agnès is in trouble, and it's up to some familiar faces (along with some newbies) to save her. That's fairly well known for the diehards who have been slurping down any information to come out of the Japanese release, but this Englis...   read

 
 
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Kirby amiibo

Here's the new Kirby line of amiibo

Alongside the announcement of a new Kirby game, Nintendo has revealed that it's also releasing a small line of dedicated amiibo. As of now, there are only four amiibo in the Kirby: Planet Robobot line. A picture of them is below. ...   read

 
 
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Rhythm Heaven Megamix

Rhythm Heaven Megamix is coming to the west

Known up until this point as Rhythm Tengoku: The Best+, we finally have confirmation of a new Rhythm Heaven game coming to the west. It's being localized as Rhythm Heaven Megamix, and it features a curated selection of minigames from all of...   read

 
 



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SNES

Nintendo's bringing SNES classics to New 3DS starting today

Nintendo's letting us play some of the most revered and iconic games on new, handheld hardware. Beginning today, select SNES classics are available to download on the New 3DS. The first batch of titles is made up of Super Mario World, Pilot...   read

 
 
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Paper Mario

There's a new Paper Mario game coming called Color Splash

That leak from yesterday didn't have everything about today's Nintendo Direct. Potentially big news for fans of Mario's role-playing games came out: the Paper Mario series is getting a new entry in Paper Mario: Color Splash. Details were sc...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker is adding keys and pink coins so you can make your levels more devious

In today's Nintendo Direct, it was announced that Super Mario Maker will be getting an update on March 9. When making levels, you can now add keys to unlock doors to gate progression. These keys can be hidden or placed on enemies so that yo...   read

 
 
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Star Fox Guard

Nintendo announces Star Fox Guard, a new tower defense game

At this afternoon's Nintendo Direct, Shigeru Miyamoto kicked off the show by announcing a new Star Fox game. It's called Star Fox Guard, and it looks to be a tower defense game. The way it works is that the player controls 12 security ...   read

 
 
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Watch the Wii U and 3DS Nintendo Direct right here

Two directs in one week? Madness! I wonder what spoiler-filled headlines we already wrote for the announcements today? Could we see a localization of Monster Hunter Generations? Dates for existing games like Metroid Prime: Federation Force?...   read

 
 
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A new Nintendo Direct is coming Thursday, company specifically mentions no NX news

Well that was quick!Right off the heels of the previous Pokémon Direct, Nintendo has announced a brand new stream date. It will hit on Thursday, March 3, at 2PM PT. Nintendo notes that it will cover 3DS and Wii U titles "through...   read

 
 
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Well that's cool. Folks who were planning on picking up the Virtual Console editions of Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow were disappointed to hear that there would be no way to transfer their existing original 151 in...   read
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  Watch Video [Update: I grabbed some screens for some concept art in the stream, which flew by at half a second intervals. The trailer is also available below. Feel free to speculate away!] Well, those trademark filings were correct: Nint...   read
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Watch the new Pokemon Nintendo Direct right here

[Update: Well, that was it. Nintendo announced Pokémon Sun & Moon, as well as Bank capabilities for the Virtual Console re-releases. You can watch the full Direct below.] Nintendo is gearing up for a Pokémon themed D...   read

 
 
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Pokemon

A Pokemon themed Nintendo Direct is coming this week

Nintendo sent over word that there will be a special Pokémon-centric Nintendo Direct in the near future. It will debut on Friday, February 26, at 10AM ET. This is right on the heels of the special Pokémon retailer event t...   read

 
 
Bayonetta in Smash!
  Watch Video Bayonetta, a character many fans have wanted in Super Smash Bros., has just been officially announced for the game! Bayonetta was the #1 choice in Europe's Smash ballot, and in the top five in North America. In fact, sh...   read

 
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Fire Emblem's Corrin coming to Smash Bros.

Corrin, from the upcoming Fire Emblem Fates, is joining the roster of Super Smash Bros. Now, before you freak out that another swordfighter is joining the game, be aware that most of Corrin's attacks don't actually use his sword. Corr...   read

 
 
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Super Smash

The final Super Smash-centric Nintendo Direct is coming December 15

Before 2015 ends, Nintendo has another surprise in store for us -- another Nintendo Direct. As previously announced, this one will focus on Super Smash Bros., and will take place on December 15 at 5PM ET. So many fans have speculated as to ...   read

 
 
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Smash Direct

Smash Bros. gets one more dedicated Direct, and it's happening next month

Last week's Nintendo Direct had a Smash-centric bombshell in the announcement of Final Fantasy VII's Cloud Strife coming to the game as DLC. That closed out the show, but the rest was dedicated to an array of other Nintendo titles. In Decem...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video That Nintendo Direct won E3. With a far better showing than its June event (sans the amazing puppets), Nintendo knocked it out of the park. While the Direct itself would have won over many fans, it blew up the entire Internet on Thursday with the unveiling of Cloud Strife in Super Smash Bros. Here's everything else that happened.   read

 
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  Watch Video This is not a drill. Nintendo has announced the newest Smash Bros. character, and it’s only god damn Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy VII. The trailer up top shows both his FFVII and Advent Children costumes, as well as...   read

 
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FF Explorers CollectorsEd

Final Fantasy Explorers Collector's Edition is the real deal

Final Fantasy Explorers was shown off today during the Nintendo Direct, and man does it look great. It's coming to North America on January 26, 2016, and will come with all the DLC that's been released in Japan, for free.  A speci...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Picross

'Free to start' Pokemon Picross is coming in December

In the first Nintendo Direct in a long time, Nintendo has announced that the popular puzzle series Picross will be getting a Pokémon-themed makeover in early December, with the release of Pokémon Picross digitally on the 3DS. ...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Zelda: Tri Force Heroes gets a lot deeper next month

Your Tri Force Heroes co-op adventuring will grow considerably come December 2. Nintendo just announced during its Direct that the Den of Trials update is coming soon for free. According to Nintendo's Bill Trinen, Den of Heroes&nb...   read

 
 


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The next Nintendo Direct is coming a lot sooner than you think, this week

Nintendo wasn't kidding when it said it'd have Direct information in the near future. It has announced to Destructoid that the next event will be held on November 12 at 2PM PST. No doubt it'll discuss its holiday lineup, including the heavy...   read

 
 
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Don't worry, Nintendo Directs are still a thing, one coming this year

Last we heard, Nintendo Directs were going to continue despite the loss of Satoru Iwata, and now we have a bit more info to go on. Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has once again re-iterated that they are going to continue to happen, an...   read

 
 
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