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First third-party Nintendo Switch exclusive stars boy with Asperger's syndrome

The Nintendo Switch has its first third-party exclusive: Seasons of Heaven by France-based AnyArt Productions, who is known for indie titles such as Seasons of Heaven. I started to write Story of Seasons three different times befo...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Metroid: Other M

The Wii U actually has several additions today, one new, one port, several Virtual Console games -- but hey, it's something. In addition to the shooter Teslapunk, you can also download Bridge Constructor Playground, Fire Emblem: Shadow...   read

 
 
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Shigeru Miyamoto sat in with The Roots to play the Super Mario Bros. theme

Say what you will about Jimmy Fallon (and trust me, my joyless co-workers have), but with this year being so terrible, I feel like we need his brand of entertainment now more than ever. You may look at Fallon and see somebody feigning excit...   read

 
 
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First live look at the new Nintendo Switch

Nintendo revealed its new home (and portable!) video game console, the Switch, two months back with a commercial. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime brought the new console with him for an appearance on The Tonight Show, for ou...   read

 
 
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Shigeru Miyamoto has really let himself go

Not sure what the Legend of Zelda and Mario creator is doing court-side. I guess he's hanging in New York with Reggie.   read

 
 
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NES Classic edition restocking soon

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition has been THE must-have toy for the holidays this year, and it's been sold out pretty much everywhere since it released on November 11. Much like the early days of the Wii, the consoles are going for up to five...   read

 
 
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Reggie Fils-Aime is a guest on The Tonight Show tonight

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime is going to yuk it up with Jimmy Fallon on tonight's episode of The Tonight Show. Amid all the fake laughter and forced excitement, Fils-Aime will give Fallon (and millions of viewers) a look a...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV tops Japanese sales charts in first week

Square Enix shipped five million copies of Final Fantasy XV on it's first day worldwide, but unsurprisingly the vast majority of those must have come outside of Japan. The long-awaited title with a really bad movie I'm currently relieving m...   read

 
 
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BoxBoy website hints at possible Kirby cameo, amiibo interaction

As you may have heard, BoxBoy is getting a third (and possibly final) entry on 3DS. To celebrate Nintendo is releasing it digitally and physically, and the latter will have a packed-in amiibo along with a cartridge containing all three...   read

 
 
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Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki claymation ads are kawaii as hell

How could you possibly make Jibanyan cosplaying Indiana Jones even more cute? Make it into a clay animation (or claymation) of course. These short but sweet TV spots kind of make me wish the whole game was a 3D clay-animated adventure....   read

 
 


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Pokemon Sun and Moon continues its world sales domination in Australia

We knew Pokemon Sun and Moon was selling well in the US and Europe, but now Australia is joining in on the party. According to Press Start, the pair are the fastest selling Nintendo games in the AU, beating the previous record held by ORAS ...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Nintendo Switch will finally get the GameCube Virtual Console

For years, people thought that the GameCube would make an appearance on the Wii U. Hell, people even hacked the thing to do it, but a true Virtual Console never really came to fruition. The Virtual Console in general is weird as hell, as so...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is offering up to $20,000 bounty for hackers to find 3DS vulnerabilities

You'd be hard pressed to find a category of hardware (outside of the PC) that's hacked or homebrewed more than Nintendo portables. But after all these years, Nintendo is going to make a marked attempt to stop it. Partnering up with HackerOn...   read

 
 
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New details surface about Wind Waker 2's cancellation

While it may not be common knowledge, The Wind Waker was supposed to get a more traditional sequel. Sure, Phantom Hourglass takes place directly after the events of the game, but Nintendo was going to cast Toon Link in another adventure for...   read

 
 
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Goodbye! BoxBoy! triple pack coming, amiibo confirmed

Oh hey, more Boxboy! Well, even more than we already got with the sequel, at least. Out of nowhere Nintendo announced a new entry in the series, which will be released in Japan both digitally and as part of a triple-pack. The kicker? The pa...   read

 
 
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(Update) Starbucks to get special Pokemon Go event with 'new Pokemon'

[Update: It's real, but not nearly as cool as it sounded. The below beverage exists, but doesn't grant anything in-game, it's just branded. As of 11AM PT today, most if not all Starbucks locations will roll out nationwide in becoming a gym ...   read

 
 
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Third-party accessories indicate Nintendo's Switch will charge via USB

Since the death of the GBA, Nintendo's portable consoles have relied on internal battery packs to provide power for their systems. Frustratingly, these have always required proprietary charging cables that only work with systems in the curr...   read

 
 
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Magearna is now available in Pokemon Sun and Moon

Update: Added European/Australian QR code below. As mentioned previously, Pokémon Sun and Moon are getting their first mythic Pokémon starting today. Magearna is a Steel/Fairy type and resembles a clockwork doll with a po...   read

 
 
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The new Zelda amiibo grant rupees, meat, fish, and plants in Breath of the Wild

It's a banner day for amiibo as the Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary line of figures -- 8-bit Link, Ocarina of Time Link, Toon Link, and Wind Waker Zelda -- are now available. (Are you still on the hunt?) They look darn cool in their own ri...   read

 
 
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Toys"R"Us claims it will get more NES Classic stock this weekend

It has gotten to the point where CNBC is talking to Toys"R"Us about NES Classic stock. Nintendo of America, you done screwed up! Straight from the horse's (or rep's) mouth: "On Sunday, we're launching our Great Big Christmas Sale (Dec. 4 th...   read

 
 
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Did anyone else want to be a Nintendo Power Line Counselor?

With the release of the NES Classic, many older gamers are there are reliving the era that they first started gaming in -- that is, if they can actually find the damn thing. And while Nintendo did have a cute little pre-recorded homage to t...   read

 
 
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Nintendo previews a new jungle area in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Two new Zelda: Breath of the Wild videos in one night? Everything's coming up us! Eiji Aonuma couldn't make it to The Game Awards, but he delivered a "we're busy finishing this game!" message and handed it off to a video of Nintendo Treeho...   read

 
 
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A stunning new Zelda trailer kicks off The Game Awards

Nintendo took to The Game Awards early to show off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Part cinematics and part gameplay, we get a look at a trailer called "Life in the Ruins." There's not much new to say about this, just a lot to mar...   read

 
 
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Nintendo just overhauled the My Nintendo site

Nintendo just put a new coat of paint on the My Nintendo website, providing a little bit of Miitomo magic to the whole thing. Instead of clicking on a loose coin to gather it your Mii chases it around, and there's a few extra animations for...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go expanding its 'nearby' feature to all of US and Europe

Previously, Niantic's "Nearby" system for Pokemon Go (hey! Something that was in at launch, then removed for months on end while independent versions were getting people banned), was limited to San Francisco, but according to a blog po...   read

 
 
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