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Nintendo's first Miitomo commercial is as insane as you'd expect

Nintendo is known for having some great commercials, like this classic for Super Smash Bros. or the infectious Splatoon Squid Kid commercial. The Miitomo commercial seen above isn't quite as great as those, but it is still t...   read

 
 
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Miitomo's US launch date finally confirmed

After Japan has had the app for over a week, Nintendo of America confirmed to Destructoid this morning that Miitomo is being made available in the US on March 31. The game is free-to-play, and is supported by microtransactions and other soc...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Shuffle

Pokemon Shuffle just got a massive 3DS update

I lost interest in Pokemon Shuffle shortly after launch due to its low catch rate scheme and limited heart system, but I know a lot of you still play off and on, and I can dig that. For those of you who have stuck with the 3DS version,...   read

 
 
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Miitomo is getting a pretty big update in Japan

Miitomo is doing very well over in Japan (and everywhere else people feel like loading it up on their device), and Nintendo seems to want to capitalize on that success while it's hot. They're planning a new update for the Japanese version "...   read

 
 
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Hands-on with PvZ: Heroes
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Plants vs. Zombies: Heroes is the Hearthstone mashup I didn't know I wanted

Popcap has continuously surprised us with games we didn't even know we wanted, such as the Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare games, and the ever-popular Pachinko-like Peggle; their latest title Plants vs. Zombies: Heroes cont...   read

 
 
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Review: Shred It!

Have you ever found yourself thinking, "I'd sure like to be able to play this free-to-play mobile game on my Xbox One at a premium markup with little to no changes aside from microtransactions being removed?" Me neither, but that is exactly...   read

 
 
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The surprising joy of Miitomo and why it's about to change the world

Miitomo, Nintendo's first mobile phone game is officially available in Japan, and I've gotten my grubby hands on it by being a big fat liar, all because I love you, dear readers. After messing around with it for an entire day and avoiding a...   read

 
 
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Nintendo finally understands online networks

This morning, I've been playing the Japanese release of Miitomo, Nintendo's first smartphone app. While the app itself is interesting, I was mainly blown away by the fact that Nintendo's new online service is not only functional, but more u...   read

 
 
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Mobile phenomenon Crossy Road is crossing into Disney

You just can't predict success these days. Frozen was doing fairly mediocre at the box office, then the "Let it Go" performance videos went viral a few weeks in, and every kid in America saw it enough times to push it over a billion do...   read

 
 
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Pet Mii Cat Pet Mii Horse

BREAKING NEWS: You can pet your mii in Miitomo

I'm totally from Japan. At least, that is what Apple and Nintendo believe as I've been playing the currently Japan-exclusive Miitomo today. And I have some hot news for all you virtual petting fans: you can pet your miis to your heart'...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone finally adds more deck slots

After two years of complaints, Blizzard has finally added more deck slots to the game. There's now 18 slots, double the original limit, to mess around with. Now you can have two decks per class! Deck Recipes are also in, which help suggest ...   read

 
 
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The next Hearthstone expansion is 'Whispers of the Old Gods'

Today during a livestream event, Blizzard announced the next chapter in the Hearthstone saga -- as was spoiled this morning -- Whispers of the Old Gods. It will be an expansion that quite literally deals with the Old Gods of the lore (...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone

Next Hearthstone expansion allegedly titled 'Whispers of the Old Gods'

In the infinite wisdom of the internet and all of its users, someone has seemingly uncovered the title of Blizzard's newest Hearthstone expansion before its announcement. While the publisher was going to reveal it tonight by way of a l...   read

 
 
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Review: Telepaint

Titan Souls took the world by storm last year. Born out of the minds of the tiny indie team Acid Nerve, everyone was anxious to see their follow-up. While Telepaint, a bite-sized mobile puzzle game, isn't quite as titanic as a hardcore boss...   read

 
 
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Retro City Rampage is out on iOS today, supports controllers

Surprise! Developer Vblank Entertainment sent me over a note this morning that Retro City Rampage DX was stealth launched on iOS devices this morning. It features controller support as well as touch controls, and runs on everythin...   read

 
 
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New Pokemon game announced for mobile devices

Pokémon Go isn't the only Pokémon mobile game in the works. In addition to Ingress developer Niantic's upcoming augmented reality game, The Pokémon Company has announced a new collaboration with Japanese startup He...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is getting a field test beta in Japan

After a no-show at GDC, Niantic Labs has announced that testing for the app is going forward for select participants...in Japan. Of course. All you have to do is have an Android or iOS device, go to the official site, register, and...live i...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go's GDC presentation has been canceled

[Update: Niantic Games provided the following statement to Game Informer: "We have decided to forego our GDC talk on Pokémon GO in order to focus on getting the product ready for beta test and launch," says Niantic CEO John Hanke. "A...   read

 
 
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What should SEGA do next?

SEGA wants you to help it make better games. In an online survey, the publisher and developer has invited fans to shape how SEGA works in the future.  We’d like to learn more about our players,” states the survey. “Yo...   read

 
 
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Slashy Souls

Review: Slashy Souls

Have you ever been in a GameStop and looked up at the monitor to witness that awful rabbit mascot ad? Slashy Souls is a lot like that, but somehow worse. It's one giant ad that disgraces the Souls name.   read

 
 
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Pokemon

The Pokemon Photo Booth iOS app is...something

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company is continuing the festivities for the 20th anniversary of those crazy old Pocket Monsters, and the occasion this week is an iOS photo app. It's called, quite simply, the Pokémon Photo Booth, and ...   read

 
 
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Review: Assassin's Creed Identity

I'm sure none of you are chomping at the bit to return to the Italian Renaissance after millions of other Assassin's Creed games in the same setting, but Identity, recently released on iOS, expects you to roll with ...   read

 
 
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Samsung's new phone has video games in mind

Today, Samsung revealed the Galaxy S7 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Although the phone brings back multiple features missing from the S6, including water resistance, it contains multiple game-centric features that move t...   read

 
 
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Review: Shooting Stars!

The highlight of this game for me was when a disco ball played a cheap sound-alike of Sandstorm. That should be all you need to know. But, if those words don't paint a bleak enough picture for you, read on to find out all about the sad inte...   read

 
 
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Nintendo

Nintendo unveils more Miitomo details, has microtransactions

Nintendo is starting to share some more details for Miitomo, and dumped a whole bunch of info on us this morning. In addition to opening up pre-registration and the Nintendo Account signup page, the publisher has also noted that if you crea...   read

 
 
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