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Nintendo region locks

Nintendo remains unwilling to end region-locking

PS Vita is region-free. PS4 is going to be region-free. Xbox One will be region-free as well. Sony understands that when it comes to today's consumable media, we live in a border-less world. Microsoft is just trying to ride Sony's draft, bu...   read

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Iwata in for long haul

Nintendo CEO Iwata never said he would resign

The 3DS stumbled out the gate, and only recently has it broken into a decent stride on a worldwide scale. The Wii U, on the other hand, is still languishing as Nintendo places its future prospects on the shoulders of its first-party Fall li...   read

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New Super Luigi U

New Super Luigi U release date, standalone ver. revealed

Luigi is rockin' it hardcore! The upcoming New Super Mario Bros. U expansion, New Super Luigi U, is ready to drop on eShop on June 20 for $19.99. Not only that, there will be a special standalone disc, which doesn't require you to own the o...   read

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Oracle of Ages and Seasons discounted at launch on eShop

Nintendo announced today during their Nintendo Direct event that The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons will be $4.99 for three weeks (down from the price of $5.99) after the May 30th launch. This is basically to encoura...   read

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Sonic Lost World

New Sonic game coming exclusively to Wii U and 3DS

During today's Nintendo Direct, it was announced that a new Sonic game is coming exclusively to the Wii U and 3DS, called Sonic Lost World. This is part of a worldwide partnership that Sega and Nintendo have entered into, so I'd expect to s...   read

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Wonderful 101

The Wonderful 101 coming to the Wii U on September 15th

Finally! Nintendo announced today that PlatinumGames title Wonderful 101 will be coming to the Wii U on September 15th. The game came under some fire recently for being touted as a "short" experience, but I personally can't wait, as Platinu...   read

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Mario & Sonic

Nintendo Direct: Wii U Mario & Sonic at the Olympics

Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised? The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii Remote Plus and...   read

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Nintendo Direct

New Nintendo Direct for Wii U / 3DS games coming tomorrow

Nintendo has been promising a string of Nintendo Directs through the end of E3 week, and the first one will be arriving tomorrow, May 17, at 7:00 AM PST / 10:00 AM EST / 4:00 PM CEST. It will be available on the usual Nintendo Direct page. ...   read

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Nintendo @ E3

Miyamoto & Reggie hosting E3 showcase at Nintendo booth

Nintendo won't be hosting a traditional E3 press conference as in years past. Instead the company intends to host smaller events focused on the software lineup for the US market. This we knew, but we were left to wonder what exactly they we...   read

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Nintendo FY13 Q&A

Satoru Iwata excited about Nintendo's digital business

Following Nintendo's fiscal year 2013 briefing, during which president Satoru Iwata announced a significant change to the company's E3 presence, a Q&A session was held to address investors' concerns and inquiries. It was a rather humbli...   read

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CoD: Ghosts, Nintendo's E3 Plan & The Bureau Declassified

On today's Destructoid Show, we did a whole bunch of extra-serious journalism about video games. For starters, we have some facts and also some rumors about the upcoming reveal of the next Xbox. Boxart for Call Of Duty: Ghosts has surfaced...   read

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Iwata is CEO x2

Satoru Iwata becomes Nintendo of America CEO

Seems we may be seeing a lot more of Nintendo global president Satoru Iwata in the near future -- he's just been given a new job alongside his current duties, becoming CEO of Nintendo of America.  The new position was revealed in Ninte...   read

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Nintendo @ E3

There will be no Nintendo conference at E3 2013

The biggest highlights of E3 tend to come out of the main conferences held by the three big hardware manufacturers. Endlessly hyped, sometimes underwhelming, and always a healthy source of hilarious memes, these presentations are the measur...   read


Picture of the Day: Iwata in Weegee-ception

Nintendo Direct: scarier every week.    read

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Zelda on Virtual Console

Nintendo Direct: Zelda Oracle titles bound for US eShop

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons, two Game Boy Color titles developed by Capcom's Flagship studio, were released on Japan's eShop earlier this year. Now they will cross the ocean and invade our ...   read

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Yoshi's Island 3DS

Nintendo Direct: New Yoshi's Island coming to 3DS

New Yoshi's Island for the 3DS! New Yoshi's Island for the 3DS! Oh my God, you guys! Iwata dropped the bomb. From the footage and screens, this new Yoshi's Island sequel will use all the same abilities as in past installments, like the flut...   read

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Mario & Luigi 3DS
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Nintendo Direct: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team out in August

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has shared new information about the upcoming Mario & Luigi sequel for 3DS. The story finds our heroes on Pi'illo Island, where Peach mysteriously gets sucked into Luigi's Dream World. To rescue her, Lui...   read

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Mr. Resetti tears

Mr. Resetti is optional in New Leaf thanks to crying fans

Animal Crossing is a series about doing whatever you want, with a few loose goals put in place if you choose to pursue them. It's one of the least punishing series ever made. One of the few times you might feel anything unpleasant in the se...   read

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Nintendo Direct
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Freakyforms Deluxe, Dillon's 2 and Mario AR app for eShop

Nintendo is continuing their push to put their download services up front with three first party titles hitting Japan soon. Dillon's Rolling Western: The Last Ranger and Freakyforms Deluxe will both be released on the 3DS eShop o...   read

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Game Freak

Google-like policy at Game Freak resulted in HarmoKnight

In a new Iwata Asks, Game Freak discusses how an internal policy not unlike Google's "20 percent time" program allowed the studio to come up with its latest original IP, HarmoKnight. "...we decided to change the internal structure of the c...   read

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Luigi's Mansion video
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Iwata and Miyamoto star as the Luigi brothers

I'm ridiculously excited about Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, as the lanky member of the Mario Bros. duo will always have a special place in my heart, much more so than his showboating, portly brother. Miyamoto has the lowdown on th...   read

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New Super Luigi U

New Super Luigi U announced for Wii U eShop in 2013

New Super Luigi U was announced this morning during today's Nintendo Direct. The title is an large-scale add-on for New Super Mario Bros. U, which is said to alter the game's existing 80 plus courses into all-new levels. Earlier i...   read

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Ear of Luigi

Hot date: Nintendo Direct scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14

I thought I was the only one that truly loves Valentine's Day, but Nintendo is also out shopping for the sexiest negligee they can find for their big date tomorrow. Group date, that is. Get ready to batt your eyes and play footsie under the...   read

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Unlock the power of HD

Nintendo claims to finally understand HD development

Throughout the day, we've been highlighting notable points from Nintendo's recent corporate management policy meeting, such as Animal Crossing: New Leaf's success, cloud gaming, and communicating Wii U's value. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata and...   read

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I really want to see Atlus and Nintendo confirm a port of and/or sequel to Tokyo Mirage Sessions for the Just putting it out TMS is amazing and I love it so


I think we should all acknowledge and applaud nintendo for not naming their new system something Good god imagine if people, again, started seeing it as another wii


Somebody went through the video slowly and pointed out that the Switch controllers have an L/R I looked through it again and they seem to be at least we know it supports up to the SNES!

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Just had a game of Overwatch where someone with 2 Gold stars (so level 200+) just spent the entire game walking into one wall then turning and walking straight until they hit another and then walked for 30 seconds into the wall before doing it HOW!

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Rewatching Ghostbusters Reboot, man that fight scene twords the end is so lame but it makes me wish Sony would make a 3rd person shooter (proton shooter?) Based on the A lot of stuff that would be awesome in a game in that


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