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Universal Studios Japan's Mario section will 'exceed' Harry Potter

Nintendo is aiming for the stars with multiple industries, including general media, mobile, and of course, theme parks. But they might be aiming far, far higher than we initially thought with the latter. According to the head of Universal S...   read

 
 
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That adorable Star Fox and Monster Hunter crossover is coming west

So uh Monster Hunter Generations is out in three days! And it seems like Capcom is going to be doing the same trickle of content as usual, including the Star Fox promo we saw a while ago in Japan. This is addition to the Zelda and...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go fastest app to reach top revenue on Android, battling Twitter with active users

So, Pokemon Go is pretty popular. As in, millions of daily active users popular. So big in fact, that it has already surpassed Tinder in just one week without a global rollout, and is now taking on Twitter (a service that launched in 2...   read

 
 
Monster Hunter Gen Review
  Watch Video It occurred to me while writing this review that Monster Hunter is my Dark Souls. Yes yes, Monster Hunter predates the Souls games by quite some time, but that doesn't change the accuracy of the statement itsel...   read
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Pokemon Go robbery
Pokemon Go is a security risk in more ways than one. In O’Fallon, Missouri, some enterprising stick up men have used the game's real world location-based hook to lie in wait and commit a series of armed robberies. "Abou...   read

 
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Nintendo Network will have extra Splatoon maintenance today

While small maintenance windows in the dead of night are commonplace in the console era, there's a few big periods coming up for Nintendo systems that are worth noting. Today, July 11, from 5PM to 7PM PT, there will be a maintenance period ...   read

 
 
Pokemon Go
Pokemon came out when I was in elementary school, and man did it take off. The first pair of games were released in the US in 1998, and the card game was introduced in 1999. Somewhere in-between that, a social pheno...   read
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Pokemon Go
Hey gang! I've been working on a review of Pokémon Go for this here website, and wanted to give you all an update. The plan was to play as much as I could over the weekend, but -- and this is both the reason for my lat...   read

 
Pokemon Go
  Watch Video [Update: I found a ton of people today. From what I can gather talking to fellow trainers, a lot of the initial lull was because of server issues and the fact that they didn't know it was out yet. But this Sunday was the perf...   read

 
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Donkey Kong

If Donkey Kong were a real gorilla, he might be dead

A quick Google search suggests the average lifespan for a gorilla is in the neighborhood of 35 years. As it turns out, Donkey Kong, Nintendo's premier primate, turns 35 today. Were a real ape, DK probably wouldn't have many more years ahead...   read

 
 
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Pokemon GOtoid

Teen finds corpse instead of cute monsters while playing Pokemon GO

[Header image by Martin Wong] Shayla Wiggins, a 19-year-old from Riverton, Wyoming, was out for a stroll trying to catch 'em all in Pokémon GO when she found something quite different than what she was looking for.  "I was tryin...   read

 
 
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Pokemon DON'T GO THERE

Children's hospital warns staff about Pokemon GO players entering restricted areas

Destructoid has received an email sent out to Nationwide Children's Hospital staff in Columbus, Ohio warning them to keep an eye out for Pokémon GO players trying to enter restricted areas of the hospital in an attempt to captur...   read

 
 
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Friday Night Fights - Finger Licking Good

You know what they say, birds of a feather... So here we are. First proper FNF in a little while (sorry, work is insanely busy atm). Let's get some fun going with each other. Who wants to scissor me? Who wants to just play games? Get the ga...   read

 
 
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Amazon now has the Squid Sisters and other Splatoon amiibo

After being up at Best Buy for weeks, all of you folks who were holding out for Amazon for the new Splatoon amiibo wave can now finally pull the trigger. Today, the new line launches, which includes the Squid Sisters Callie & Marie...   read

 
 
Miyamoto feels young
For thousands of years and at least one Pirates of the Caribbean movie (arguably all four), people have been interested in a source of eternal life. We're not talking some Wishmaster "I don't ever want to die" GOTCHA!-ass-shi...   read

 
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Kirby Cafe

A Kirby Cafe is coming to Japan next month

Cafes that take after video game IPs aren't anything new in Japan, and next month, a Kirby establishment will open for business for a limited time. Not much info is known yet, but you can probably bet that with such a strong empha...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Legend of the Mystical Ninja

It's a dull, dull day overall for Nintendo fans, and it probably isn't going to get any brighter in coming weeks outside of indies -- at least as it relates to the Wii U. Today on the Wii U eShop you can find Baseball Simulator 1000, Flying...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter amiibo

Monster Hunter Stories is getting three more amiibo

I hope you really like Monster Hunter, because the total amiibo count for the series just rose to six. Announced by way of Famitsu, Capcom is adding three more figures to the mix -- Qurupeco and Dan, Barioth and Auyria, Rathian and Che...   read

 
 
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Salandit, debuting in Pokemon Sun and Moon, is pretty creepy

I generally dislike drip-fed information, but I make two notable exceptions -- Pokemon and Smash Bros. You know that feeling when a new fighter or creature can be revealed at any moment? It brings me back to the olden days of exciting ...   read

 
 
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Pikmin 4

Miyamoto hints that Pikmin 4 was on the backburner

So uh Pikmin 4 guys? It was supposedly "close to completion" last June, Miyamoto then confirmed, but priorities have changed. Speaking to Miyamoto at E3 this year, he offered the following statement: "Yes, you are right, and we&rs...   read

 
 
Pokemon Go
[Update: Pokémon Go is now available for download on the USA iTunes and Google Play stores -- although if you want to sign up for a Pokémon Trainer Club account, you may be out of luck while the servers adjust t...   read

 
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Nintendo showcases the indies that will be at BitSummit this weekend

Oh hey BitSummit is happening again! On its fourth go-around the event will take place at the Miyako Messe on July 9-10, and will feature a number of indie developers. As previously announced the new Back in 1995 port will be present, ...   read

 
 
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Miyamoto on Nintendo's video future: 'We have never said that we will produce a movie'

So uh, remember back in May when Nintendo's president Tatsumi Kimishima confirmed that it would be making movies? Shigeru Miyamoto has something to say about that. Speaking at the 76th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, Miyam...   read

 
 
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Game Critics Awards

Zelda: Breath of the Wild takes 'Best of Show' at E3 2016

In addition to being Destructoid's Game of the Show, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has won the Game Critics Award for "Best of Show" at E3 2016. After last year (Fallout 4 was the big winner among critics; we chose The Phantom Pai...   read

 
 
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