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Game Freak hiring for console game based on a 'globally popular RPG'

Pokémon creator Game Freak is hiring for an undisclosed console-bound video game, one that's said to be a "globally popular RPG" with cartoonish characters and monsters. That sure does sound familiar! With still-lingering rumors abou...   read

 
 
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2007 forum poster dreams of working at Nintendo, ends up in new Zelda credits

Over the weekend someone on Reddit noticed an English-looking name -- Corey Bunnell, credited with Shogo Kihara for Wildlife Programming -- in the otherwise Japanese-filled credits for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  "[A] qui...   read

 
 
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The best part of Binding of Isaac on the Switch? Easy co-op

I can't be the only one who thinks of food when I slide off those Switch controllers right? It reminds me of breaking off a piece of candy or bread, or something. I've been doing that frequently over the weekend to test out The Binding...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild speedrun battle continues, players now at roughly 50 minutes

Before Breath of the Wild was out, Nintendo sent several copies to leading members of the speedrunning community, who were eventually able to figure out new tech together like "whistle sprinting," which led to sub-hour runs. Now we're ...   read

 
 
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As it turns out, the Switch has a screenshot limit

Just like that surprise "extra menu" that pops up after loading 12 games onto the Switch, users have begun to discover a new screenshot limit on the system. With folks taking literally hundreds of screens from Zelda: Breath of the Wild...   read

 
 
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Player discovers silly Zelda: Breath of the Wild underwater glitch

People are finding all sorts of delightful ways to break Zelda: Breath of the Wild, sometimes within the confines of the physics engine, and sometimes, in all new ways that Nintendo never even thought of. This instance probably belongs in t...   read

 
 
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Official Mana series Twitter posts massive Seiken Densetsu 3 on Switch tease

Late last night the Mana series Twitter account (Seiken Densetsu) randomly dropped this kernel -- a tease of Seiken Densetsu 3 playing on the Switch. We don't yet know if it's a fully fledged game, if it's Japan-exclusive, if it's...   read

 
 
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Nintendo hires second sloth at NES Classic factory (Fauxclusive)

Following news that Nintendo is ramping up efforts to produce more Switch units, the company also announced it will double the workforce at the facility manufacturing the NES Classic by hiring a second sloth. The sloth, named Màn, i...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Run hops and bops its way to Android next week

If you've been waiting for Super Mario Run to come to Android, that wait is almost over. Nintendo of America announced on Twitter the game will release next week, March 23. The launch will be worldwide, however, according to the game's offi...   read

 
 
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People are using incredible tricks to skip Zelda: Breath of the Wild puzzles

So far, my favorite thing about the new Zelda is how people are taking the mechanics presented and figuring out clever things to do with them, like hurtling through the air via rock-travel. That and the fact that if you spin around in fron...   read

 
 
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Super Bomberman R's input lag and smooth online update is out

Super Bomberman R could use some fundamental improvements when it comes to its campaign and multiplayer arena selection, but for now, you'll have to settle with some performance tweaks. Konami has announced that version 1.2 is now live...   read

 
 
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Report: Nintendo to double the production of the Switch

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, as of April 1, Nintendo will be doubling its efforts to produce Nintendo Switch systems. Initially they were planning on producing eight million, but now that number is allegedly closer to...   read

 
 
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Switch's core feature lets you bypass parental control

One of the advertised features of the Nintendo Switch's parental controls is to allow parents to monitor when their kids are playing and for how long. Well, Nintendo Life has found that by merely going offline, something you're going to do ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

It's another exciting week for the Switch, as a ton of indies are coming to it. They might be ports, and some of them might be hella old, but hey, several of them are real good ones. That list includes The Binding of Issac Afterbirth+,...   read

 
 
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Someone already nabbed the reward for getting all 900 of Zelda's Korok seeds

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a huge game. There's a colossal conflict, a giant open world, a tremendous amount of side activity -- it's impressive in both its scale and scope. There's one task that stands out as significantly more daun...   read

 
 
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Japan likes shooters too; Ghost Recon Wildlands tops sales charts

Well OK, it only had to beat out the 900 billionth Kingdom Hearts re-release, but selling nearly 90,000 copies to top the Japanese sales charts in its opening week is impressive enough. I wonder if would've sold as as well if Japanese ...   read

 
 
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Developer claims that Wi-Fi glitch is blame for some Switch framerate drops

According to several sources at Nintendo Life, you might be getting some framerate drops on the Switch because of a flaw with the system's Wi-Fi feature. While I have not been able to verify these claims (I haven't noticed a difference in a...   read

 
 
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A look at why some Nintendo Switch carts cost more than their multiplatform counterparts

So we're starting to get to the point where there are multiplatform releases on the Switch, and its prospects aren't looking good in the price department. As one of the first third-party developers to announce its physical pricepoint, Tequi...   read

 
 
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New data claims that Nintendo Switch has sold 1.5 million worldwide

We had cold hard sales data from Japan, but now Switch estimates from the rest of the world are pouring in. According to the firm SuperData, Nintendo has sold 1.5 million Switch systems worldwide. That number basically lines up with their e...   read

 
 
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Watch Nintendo's 'The Making of Zelda: Breath of the Wild'

Most of you Zelda fans are probably still faking sick at work since you took off to play Breath of the Wild last week. Now watch Nintendo's three-part documentary on how they made the game, featuring developers such as Eiji Aonuma. The...   read

 
 
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Download the Splatoon 2 demo now, even if it's not live yet

Having played Splatoon 2, I think that people are really going to take to it -- perhaps more so than the original now that it's on a shiny new system that's portable. But you don't have to go in blind, as you'll get a chance to try out the ...   read

 
 
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Go on, watch Nintendo's full GDC talk on Zelda: Breath of the Wild

By now, you've hopefully seen and enjoyed some of the fun Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild production anecdotes to come out of Nintendo's 2017 Game Developers Conference presentation. A couple of them -- the team's delightfully lo-fi pr...   read

 
 
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Jaffar and Lucius are lined up for Fire Emblem Heroes

Familiar characters are the lifeblood of Fire Emblem Heroes, and soon enough, the mobile strategy title will have a new batch of folks to recruit and power-level and love with all your heart and soul. As relayed by the game's Japanese Twitt...   read

 
 
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Player uses 'whistle sprinting' to carve new Zelda: Breath of the Wild speedrun record

After getting off the tutorial island for Zelda: Breath of the Wild, as I was running toward the final dungeon at the start of the game, I started to smile. The speedrun potential is strong with this new iteration, and with tons of col...   read

 
 
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The Great Retro Quiz! Zelda Results

Last weekend, in celebration of the newest Legend of Zelda game, I posted a quiz about the series' history, with questions spanning the entire 30 year history of the franchise. Today, the results. This quiz was intentionally more diffi...   read

 
 



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