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New 3DS XL refurb units $30 off at Nintendo's outlet store

Head over to GameStop right now and try to buy a pre-owned New Nintendo 3DS XL unit. You'll pay a whopping $189.99. A minuscule $10 in savings from brand-new pricing at $199.99. It's an enticing deal that makes us wonder how GameStop compet...   read

 
 
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According to some indie developers, Nintendo hasn't changed all that much

Nintendo has greatly evolved since the launch of (the now dead) DSiWare platform. While its initial batch of developers were either folks who merely ported their existing mobile games on the DSi (like Gameloft) or were foaming at the mouth ...   read

 
 
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Alolan Pokemon have finally made it to Pokemon Shuffle

For those of us who are still hanging in there with Pokémon Shuffle despite knowing full well how devious the free-to-play puzzler can be, big update: Alola-region Pokémon are starting to show up! Familiar faces from Sun and ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is hosting a Splatoon 2 tournament at E3

Last year's E3 was a special one for Nintendo. The company dedicated its entire show-floor presence to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a move that seemed questionable as hell going into the expo but ended up paying off thanks to fa...   read

 
 
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Breath of the Wild is both a masterpiece and a disaster

[Header courtesy of EternaLegend] Basically everyone and their mother agrees that Breath of the Wild is an incredible game. At the same time, everyone and their mother hates Breath of the Wild. How is that possible? This is something I&rsqu...   read

 
 
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Do you still do Pokemon Sun & Moon Global Missions? Game Freak is still making them

I played Pokemon Sun and Moon for weeks on end at launch. I was insatiable, and its postgame exceeded X and Y to the point where I could be busy for even longer. But eventually a lot of people I know stopped playing, the thri...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 prologue hints at Squid Sisters beef

You have to acknowledge the amount of effort Nintendo has put behind Splatoon. While it always seemed like a kooky side project the publisher was proud to trot it out frequently at tradeshows and other events, and put their full weight behi...   read

 
 
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Industrious fan makes first-person Pikmin 2 a reality

Here's a Neat Little Thing to cap off your day from YouTube user Scruffy. It's a dive into Pikmin 2's inner workings to come up with and modify a first-person view in a game that wasn't meant to have one. The results -- even in this still-...   read

 
 
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Twilight Princess HD developer spent 'months' convincing Nintendo it would work

Developer Tantalus had a hell of a time convincing Nintendo to let them port The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, but they did it! According to an interview with CEO Tom Crago, the head of the Australian studio, Top Gear Rally on...   read

 
 
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Try out this fan made Breath of the Wild demake before Nintendo rips it away

I'm still miffed that Nintendo hasn't released a demo version of their prototype for Breath of the Wild. Seeing that from GDC this year makes me pine for it to be included in the otherwise paltry season pass for the game. One fan stepped up...   read

 
 
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Nintendo seemingly doesn't want N++ on the Switch

Nintendo has made a lot of strides in the indie scene with their "Nindies" initiative. While it may not be a gang busting business, having smaller games come to your platform can be a huge selling point for niche audiences who aren't swayed...   read

 
 
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Nintendo re-confirms original Splatoon amiibo will work in Splatoon 2

It was confirmed during the Splatoon 2 heavy Nintendo Direct event, but the development team took to Twitter to remind everyone that yes, original Splatoon amiibo will work with the sequel. Expanding a bit on that previously revea...   read

 
 
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Simon Belmont, Vic Viper, and Pyramid Head coming to Super Bomberman R

Super Bomberman R may have not have set the world on fire on release, but Konami is trying their best to keep it from being a full-on bomb. With a free DLC update fixing many of its issues, and with good early sales numbers, Konami could re...   read

 
 
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Ghost Recon Wildlands managed to outsell Breath of the Wild in the US in March

According to NPD Group, an analyst firm that tracks the sales stats of games, Ghost Recon Wildlands outsold Zelda: Breath of the Wild in the US for March. While this shouldn't be so surprising (Wildlands launched on three platforms versus Z...   read

 
 
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Kirby is also getting an 'action fighting game' this year

While there hasn't exactly been a shortage of Kirby games, we'll be seeing even more of the little pink guy thanks to the series' 25th anniversary celebration. You'll hear no complaints from me! Last week, there was Team Kirby Clash Deluxe,...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

The Switch keeps the hits coming week by week, even if they're multi-platform releases at this point. It's a fairly light offering with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap and Fatal Fury, but the pace has been better than the Wii U and 3DS e...   read

 
 
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Review: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Despite the minor issues I had with Mario Kart 8 (RIP Wii U), they were nothing compared to the lack of a real battle mode -- it was kind of annoying that they even slotted in a fake stand-in for it, if we're being real. But now with&n...   read

 
 
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The Destructoid Community's top 10 Wii U games

Last week, to close the book on the Nintendo Wii U, I brought you the top 10 games for the system as voted on by members of the Destructoid staff (which you can read here, here and here). Bayonetta 2 ranked as number one in a close vote, bu...   read

 
 
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At least other companies are keen on celebrating Metroid's legacy

Poor Samus. Nintendo is keen on forgetting her anniversary nearly every year since Other M was released, while they shower Link with encores for concerts, collector's editions, and other celebrations on a nigh monthly basis. Well at le...   read

 
 
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Rumor: The SNES Mini is on the way, hopefully they make more than 10

According to Eurogamer, who has had fairly solid sources on Nintendo happenings in the past, there will be an SNES Mini (to follow the NES Classic) later this year. This news comes directly after Nintendo has begun to halt production of the...   read

 
 
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Hey! Pikmin comes from the studio behind Yoshi's New Island

My expectations aren't high for Hey! Pikmin, but I'm holding out slight hope that it'll be enjoyable for what it is: a spinoff. That said, it's now confirmed (by way of the Australian ratings board) that the 3DS game is the work of Yoshi's ...   read

 
 
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Newest Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers trailer shows off the modes

Although the Nintendo Switch launched with a fair share of good games, I'm more excited about its fighting game potential. With some upcoming Neo Geo classics (friggin' Galaxy Fight), Pocket Rumble, and Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Ch...   read

 
 
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Review: Bye-Bye BoxBoy!

HAL Laboratory games have the uncanny ability to always bring a smile to my face. No matter the title, the developer knows what to do to absolutely charm me right off my feet. Whether I’m inhaling a Waddle-Dee, doing battle with a hip...   read

 
 
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You could originally regain stamina while climbing in Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but Miyamoto nixed it

Other than weapon durability, climbing/stamina seems to be the biggest beef people have with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild -- and according to several members of the dev team, regaining stamina while climbing almost made it i...   read

 
 
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The Great Ace Attorney 2 gets web browser demo and piggy bank edition

We not be able to get our hands on The Great Ace Attorney 2 for quite some time, but at least we'll have a demo that's playable right from your browser (Japanese). Capcom released this demo along with the new trailer above and in...   read

 
 


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