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Review in Progress: Skylanders Imaginators

It can be tough reviewing games aimed at kids. A lot of people flat out refuse to play them, which sometimes leads to me feeling weird for enjoying them. Thankfully I have an amazing wife who still watches Disney movies, so that stigma is q...   read

 
 
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Scizor is heading to Pokken Tournament arcade, Wii U still in question

Bandai Namco teased another Pokemon for Pokken Tournament, and now we finally have a confirmation -- Scizor! Nintendo Everything grabbed some footage from the stream that you can watch below. Leaks several months ago pointed towards&nb...   read

 
 
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Review: Paper Mario: Color Splash

I need to apologize in advance for what you're about to read. I'm about to gush about a game. I'm going to gush hard. I'm going to gush about its graphics, about its music, about its humor and about all the improvements it made over Pa...   read

 
 
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So, just what is left for the Wii U?

With the release of Paper Mario: Color Splash today, the future of the Wii U is looking a bit thin. There is just one big Nintendo title left for the platform, and that appears to be it. The end of the Wii U feels a bit like the final ...   read

 
 
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Wind Waker instakill boss strat discovered after all these years

Having played games since the '80s, I've seen my fair share of Easter eggs and secret boss strategies. Whether it's an instant kill method or just a silly way to approach the fight, I used to love going to school and discussing these lesser...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Mega Man X2

Prior to our weekly installment of Nintendo Download, I just have to give another shout out to "Green Biker Dude." Before "Marauder Shields" was a thing, there was the Green Biker Dude. A frequent conversation piece among Mega Man enthusias...   read

 
 
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Igarashi doesn't sound confident about a Wii U port of Bloodstained

When we first reported Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night had been pushed back into 2018, I openly wondered about the fate of the Wii U and Vita ports. As a backer of the Kickstarter campaign, who only backed it after the Wii U stretch ...   read

 
 
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Publisher 505 Games picks up Bloodstained

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night should be a good fit for 505 Games, and vice-versa. The publisher, known for repping titles like Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, and Abzu, has secured worldwide publishing rights for Iga's metroidv...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimension's Adventure Time pack is great, other than the splitting up of Finn and Jake

I was initially kind of surprised at how WB is handling the LEGO Dimensions series, but with the Toys to Life bubble bursting for some (or exploding, in the case of Disney), it actually makes sense. They've shucked the re-release conce...   read

 
 
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Another Pokemon is being added to the arcade version of Pokken Tournament

You would be forgiven for thinking that Pokkén Tournament was a finished game. No DLC was ever announced for the game and the eventual port to Wii U kind of solidified that the roster was complete. The arcade original launched with e...   read

 
 
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Oh good, Yooka-Laylee will have a physical edition

I'm doing my best to keep Yooka-Laylee out of my mind. The less I think about it, the easier it'll be to remain patient. That's the idea. Clearly, though, I am struggling to stick to that plan if I'm writing about the dang game. Today's sho...   read

 
 
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The next Skylanders will let you order your created character as a toy

Skylanders Imaginators is basically embracing the whole dungeon crawler setup this time. Now you can create your own character, assign it a class, and go full Diablo with it. But Toys for Bob and Activision are taking it a step further...   read

 
 
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Weekend deals: Mafia III 24% off pre-load, FIFA 17, and $20 Sniper Elite III collector's edition

Pre-loading went live yesterday on Mafia III on Steam and so did a huge 24% discount at GMG. That gets the standard edition price down to $45.39 and the Digital Deluxe to $60.69 -- about as cheap as one can expect the game to go for be...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Yo-Kai Watch 2

It's a veritable feast this week on Nintendo platforms, at least compared to past eShop drops, as several big games are coming to both platforms. The Wii U is getting the original Pikmin all over again, as well as Quest of Dungeons, Archery...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is using Splatoon to sell Paper Mario: Color Spash

One time I was at Disney's California Adventure, watching the World of Color light/water show. There was a giant Genie from Aladdin screaming "DO YOU LIKE BLUE?!" somewhat too enthusiastically, the excitement on his tongue sounding more lik...   read

 
 
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Report: Lego Dimensions Wave 6 content inaccessible on Xbox One and Wii U

According to a tip from long-time reader JVB and many, many posts on Lego Dimensions-centric social media forums, Xbox One and Wii U players have been unable to access any of the Wave 6/Year 2 level packs until very recently, including Harr...   read

 
 
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The Wii U eShop release of Pikmin is a good excuse for a replay

Pikmin might look and feel a little dated compared to its stellar sequel, but heck yes I'd be down to play it again with those well-matched Wii Remote controls. Nintendo is bringing the Wii version of its precious 2001 real-time strategy ga...   read

 
 
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GameStop is selling off a bunch of used PS3, 360, and Wii consoles

Remember when you could play video games while being offline? Pepperidge Farm remembers, and GameStop is hoping the public at large wants to relive their old experiences because there's a big Blast from the Past sale going on. Pre-owned Xbo...   read

 
 
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Minecraft dev would 'love' to see an Uncharted collaboration

As I sat down to speak with Rog Carpenter, Executive Producer for Minecraft's console branch, I wanted to know one thing immediately -- now that they're under Microsoft's umbrella, how open is the team to working with other publishers?...   read

 
 
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Minecraft is getting a new level pack based around China

Minecraft's "Mash-Up" packs are really neat bits of DLC. They're not just building materials -- the developers actually create a preset world based around each pack, with dungeons, hidden areas, and bosses to fight. In a way it answers the ...   read

 
 
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Paper Mario: Color Splash accidentally playable for people who pre-loaded it

If you're looking to pre-download Paper Mario: Color Splash to your Wii U, you're out of luck. Nintendo has removed the pre-load page for the upcoming action-adventure game after it was discovered it was completely playable for th...   read

 
 
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Get 30 free Gold Points on My Nintendo

Nintendo Everything let us know that you can currently get 30 Gold Points on My Nintendo by downloading The First Skunk Bundle to your Wii U console. Gold Points are usually harder to obtain than the more common Platinum Points, and can onl...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Donkey Kong Country Returns Wii U

"New and old" has always summed up the Nintendo eShop, but there's some good ones here this week. On Wii U you'll find Severed, a port of a not-too-old Vita game, as well as Donkey Kong Country Returns, Laser Blaster, Titans Tower, Double B...   read

 
 
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Review: Rive

It's weird for me to say I'm reviewing the final game from a developer. Two Tribes wasn't sold, nor is it shutting down. After 16 years and a changing industry it just can't keep up with, the team is just going to stop. Rive is supposedly t...   read

 
 
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Bayonetta 2's campaign almost had a 'light and dark' element to it

Celebrating the two year anniversary of Bayonetta 2, Platinum Games' Yusuke Hashimoto, the game's director, took to their blog to muse on a few ideas that never left the cutting room floor. One of them involves a dual campaign of sorts invo...   read

 
 
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