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The first ever manga is now a video game

The Choju-jinbutsu-giga is an ancient set of picture scrolls drawn around the 12th or 13th century Japan, also known as the Kamakura period (when first Shogun took over the country). The images of frolicking animals are considered by schol...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2's Squid Sisters prologue keeps getting juicier

We're on chapter four of the Squid Sisters related prologue for Splatoon 2, and it's getting even more interesting. To sum up the story so far, we're roughly nine months away from the conclusion of the last Splatfest (read: the last real li...   read

 
 
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Yep, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still king during Golden Week

Round two of Japan game sales this week, this time covering the actual Golden Week. So what did people buy? Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. A lot of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. No new games were released during the holidays, so people bought more Mario Kart....   read

 
 
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Kirby invades Japanese gachapon machines with awesome Planet Robobot toys

If you've ever been or want to visit Japan, like toys, and enjoy a little bit of that rush that comes with gambling, you should try out the gachapon machines. Though not exactly a secret anymore, it's fun putting in a couple dollars (that r...   read

 
 
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Yo-kai Watch boom is dying, total earnings down 80%

Looks like the Yo-kai Watch craze is fading away. In 2016's financial report, Bandai Namco listed earnings by IP. Gundam, Dragon Ball, and One Piece are as popular as ever, but Yo-kai Watch only pulled in just 10.4 billion ye...   read

 
 
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Player discovers Zelda: Breath of the Wild glitch that drops the Master Sword

Do you have four minutes to learn a complicated glitch sequence for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild?  No? Too bad I'll break it down anyway. Because nearly two million people own the game and have been playing it constantly, mu...   read

 
 
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Hori finally confirms its Pro V arcade stick for the Nintendo Switch

For weeks we've known of the existence of an arcade stick for the Switch by way of Hori, but now we have official confirmation. Hori tweeted out a picture of the final design of the Real Arcade Pro V, which is expected to come at some point...   read

 
 
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You can now save your credit card information on the Switch eShop

In this episode of "should have been in at launch," the Nintendo Switch eShop has now added the ability to store your credit card info -- you can also customize it to add in the extra step of putting in your password or not. In other words,...   read

 
 
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GameStop is giving away Midnight Form Lycanroc for Pokemon Sun and Moon

Bring your 3DS and Pokemon Sun or Moon into a GameStop between May 15 and June 5 to snag a code for a special Midnight Form Lycanroc. The level-50 rock monster features a hidden ability that guarantees all moves -- its own and its opponent...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 maps will rotate 'every two hours' when playing online

One of my biggest hopes for Splatoon 2 is that Nintendo will take little suggestions here and there to improve online play, and it seems like they're on the right track. Speaking to Edge Magazine, Splatoon producer Hisashi Nogami ...   read

 
 
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Battle Sports Mekuru could give Switch owners a party game fix

It was announced that in several weeks, Battle Sports Mekuru, a Sentai-esque battle game for the Nintendo Switch, will be available to play at the annual BitSummit conference -- there's even going to be a tournament, so expect ple...   read

 
 
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Watching people get pummeled by items in Mario Kart never grows old

One of the best parts about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (besides a proper Battle Mode and portability)? The resurgence of extraordinary and oftentimes excruciating highlights shared for our viewing pleasure. This one had us cackling. SmilesEd...   read

 
 
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During a live concert, someone's Pikachu costume deflated and they were dragged off stage

An event in South Korea, featuring characters created in Japan, set to the tune of an American made musical -- globalization at its finest (or most masochistic). Songdo, South Korea hosted the Pokemon World Festival this past week, and one ...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem Echoes might be the last main Fire Emblem game on the 3DS

According to the latest issue of Dengeki Nintendo, Fire Emblem producer Hitoshi Yamagami has cleared the air regarding the future of the core Fire Emblem series on the 3DS -- that is to say, it has no future. Speaking to Dengeki he not...   read

 
 
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E3 2017 press conference and stream schedule

E3 is going to be a bit different this year. With a few big companies winding down their presence, the ESA is winding up their attendance numbers with public entry. But unlike (the bigger) Tokyo Game Show that has press and public days...   read

 
 
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How much longer will Nintendo support the 3DS?

Nintendo is not giving up on the 3DS. Well, "giving up" isn't the perfect turn of phrase as it's been quite successful over the years, but rather than focus fully on the Switch they chose to just kill off the Wii U instead and keep creating...   read

 
 
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The official Splatoon 2 prologue essentially reads like fanfiction and I love it

In case you haven't heard, Nintendo is officially filling us in on the story between Splatoon and Splatoon 2, framed around the relationship of the Squid Sisters. In what basically reads like a script from a network drama, we're slowly lear...   read

 
 
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You can grab a pack of Mario Hanafuda cards at the Nintendo New York store

I have a few Hanafuda decks on hand, but if you don't have any yet you may want to think about grabbing these Mario themed ones at the Nintendo store in New York City. As per the official Twitter account they're in stock for $20, which is a...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: NBA Playgrounds

On May 9 you'll be able to pick up NBA Playgrounds on Switch, which hopes to be the next generation of NBA Jam after the semi-recent On Fire Edition. Also on Switch is a Blaster Master Zero demo version today, and be sure to ...   read

 
 
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As the Smash line comes to a close, here's an amiibo availability recap

In the past year and change, Nintendo has drastically improved their amiibo production process. It might be due in part to a lack of interest, but either way pretty much every single figure was readily available in the US when it launched i...   read

 
 
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Mario Maker player avoids bans, does Nintendo's job in supporting the game

Super Mario Maker was a fantastic game at launch on Wii U, but it just needed some extra love and care to really be the best it could be. Nintendo sort of kind of obliged with a few content updates and some officially sanctioned levels...   read

 
 
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Three Nintendo Switch Bundles available on eBay at uninflated prices

The going rate for a Nintendo Switch on eBay is about $390, and on Amazon, around $384. That's just for the standard $299 console, but you can now pick up a Switch in a bundle with a game, headset, or extra Joy-Con controller for near list ...   read

 
 
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With two more exclusive amiibo up for pre-order, we just need Amazon to get with the program

You might want to consult the great amiibo chart, as things are getting confusing. As we head into June, a boat load of amiibo are coming. So far we have three new Link variants, three Splatoon variants, a new single Pikmin five-c...   read

 
 
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My Nintendo gets some Street Fighter themed rewards

My Nintendo is floundering, and the Big N doesn't seem interested enough in the service to alter it significantly. They had a chance to change things with the Switch but that hasn't happened yet (Switch rewards are still "coming soon"), and...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem Echoes is getting a $45 season pass in addition to the amiibo dungeons

Before Fire Emblem Echoes arrives in the west (it came out in Japan a few weeks ago), Nintendo wants you to know that it's getting a season pass. It's $45 (!), and will contain "22 pieces of content" across five DLC packs throughout th...   read

 
 


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