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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

 
 
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Kerbal Space Program hits PS4 and Xbox One soon

Squad's space flight simulator Kerbal Space Program will always be best played on a PC (controls, mods, etc.), but I'm pleased it's headed to other platforms so more of you can experience it. There's nothing quite like it, and I'm curious ...   read

 
 
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The Girl and the Robot still looks delightfully Ghibli-like

We've briefly touched on The Girl and the Robot in the past, but now it's finally nearing its launch. It'll debut this summer on PC, with a PS4 and Wii U release later this year. The jury is definitely still out on this one, as it look...   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

 
 
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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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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

 
 
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My Nintendo's 30% off birthday coupons are limited to select games

As reported from a user on Twitter who recently obtained a newly minted My Nintendo 30% birthday coupon in North America, the promotion is, as expected, limited. Not only does it only apply to digital titles, but you can only choose from a ...   read

 
 
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Miyamoto: Star Fox Zero is the most underrated Wii U game

Game Informer recently caught up with famed developer Shigeru Miyamoto, and asked him what the most underrated game on the Wii U was. His answer was somewhat predictable in Star Fox Zero, a passion project that he worked on for many ye...   read

 
 
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My Nintendo has a new mission for points, but it's pretty lame

As we talked about the other day, and in the past at length, My Nintendo has been met with varying degrees of enthusiasm. Either way, anecdotally, I've noticed a huge dropoff in Miitomo participation in the past few months, and Nintendo is ...   read

 
 
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Smartphone game effortlessly rips Splatoon

So uh...Sepia Go? I think I can see where the development team got their "inspiration." This one has been making the rounds this past week, in what amounts to a Chinese-made Splatoon knockoff. It's surprisingly faithful, from the hub w...   read

 
 
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Marin lets freedom ring in Hyrule Warriors

In just a couple of months, we'll be celebrating the two-year anniversary of Hyrule Warriors. Released in September 2014, it was the first of four games published by Nintendo that gave the flailing Wii U what little pulse it could muster fo...   read

 
 
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My Nintendo just got a bunch of new rewards and discounts

I'm unsure how successful My Nintendo is. The publisher seems to be satisfied enough, and they no longer have to spend tons of cash shipping out physical rewards to people like they did with Club Nintendo, but right now a lot of the system ...   read

 
 
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Pokken Tournament

Pokken Tournament is getting a new character in Japan

While Pokken Tournament's creators have downplayed the idea of DLC in the console edition, they've just announced that another character will be joining the game's roster in the Japanese arcade rendition. The new fighter will be announced o...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker is getting Splatoon's Squid Sisters next week

Nintendo hasn't even hinted at when we'll see the end of Super Mario Maker, but the end of Splatoon is nigh. It'll kick off with a massive series of events in July, which will bring the last Splatfest, a concert, more amiibo, and now, ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Super Mario RPG

The Wii U only has a few releases this week but damn is one of them good. Super Mario RPG has hit the Virtual Console, and if you're on the fence, hit up our discussion. You can also find LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Prism Pets, ...   read

 
 
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Splatoon's 'last ever Splatfest' will feature Callie vs. Marie

I was wondering when Nintendo would start to use finalized phrasing. It seems like Splatoon is truly at an end soon, as they have announced that on July 22 (2AM PT to July 24 2AM PT), the game will have its "last ever" Splatfest event,...   read

 
 
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Play Super Mario RPG on your Wii U now

Here's some news that's sweeter than a glass of Kerokero Cola or a handful of Rock Candy: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is coming to Wii U eShop tomorrow via Virtual Console. There's a lot of love for that game around thes...   read

 
 
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Tokyo Mirage Session designer on localization: 'Each country has its unique culture and taste'

Mere days after hearing from Tokyo Mirage Session's director on the western outfit changes, GameSpot sat down with Atlus producer Shinjiro Takada and Nintendo designer Hitoshi Yamagami to chat more about the localization efforts for the gam...   read

 
 
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Nintendo: Wii U will 'continue to fight on,' even if only Zelda is planned for it

Nintendo had another doozy of a shareholder meeting last night, and talked about nearly every facet of their business, including the fabled NX. After not showing it at E3 they have in fact reconfirmed that it will launch in March 2017 this ...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker fansite aims to put Nintendo's official level finder to shame

When it comes to costumes, Nintendo's support for Super Mario Maker is unwavering. But bigger issues, like expanding its level search system, or adding major objects like slopes, keep piling up. Thankfully the Mario community rose...   read

 
 
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Tokyo Mirage Sessions director says the altered western outfits are 'quite cute'

[Update: Hirata also tweeted about how he was initially "disappointed" with the changes, but was glad to see the "passionate support" of fans.] Wii U-exclusive Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is legally the last game for the system until Legend o...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Eiji Aonuma wants more multiplayer for Zelda, but do you?

Multiplayer gameplay doesn't mix often with the Zelda series, but when it does, it usually puts forth enough panache to be worth it. Take Four Swords, one of my favorite Zelda games ever (especially the Anniversary Edition) -- it takes such...   read

 
 
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Fans aren't quite done yet with unique Super Mario Maker ideas

I only go back to Super Mario Maker every so often (a few more game themes, and the use of costumes in any theme but the 8-bit rendition would help), but when I do, I usually come across some new magical thing that the community has fi...   read

 
 
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Marin looks like a good fit for Hyrule Warriors

We're far enough along into Hyrule Warriors Legends' DLC schedule that I'm feeling the call to come back. By the time the 3DS title released, I already had hundreds of hours with the original Wii U version under my belt and was utterly bur...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE

It's a good day for JRPG fans. The Wii U is getting Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE, the newest game from Atlus, which should help tide you over for Persona 5. Other Wii U releases include Mighty No. 9, Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Ga...   read

 
 
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