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Nintendo responds to blind fan in braille, proving there's good in the world

While Nintendo does some confoundingly weird things like alienate hundreds of thousands of fans with archaic YouTube practices and the like, they're also known to break corporate character in ways that many other publishers don't. One such ...   read

 
 
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Major Switch Minecraft bug fixed, developers still researching 1080p update

Recently folks have had some issues with the Switch version of Minecraft, most notably the "ghosting" problem where the Home and screenshot buttons would randomly operate without the player's consent. It was a hilarious bug that no doubt ca...   read

 
 
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Thumper on Switch wore me out

[Header Screenshot via Chillybilly's Twitter] When Rez first came out in 2002, I learned a new word from its marketing campaign: Synesthesia. Basically, it means that one of your senses is being triggered by something it normally wouldn't, ...   read

 
 
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The Global Testpunch trial for Arms includes Hoops mode and local multiplayer

Some of you have already taken the time to hop on over to the Nintendo Switch eShop and nab the files for the limited-time Arms demo, but I'm not quite so proactive. I'm only now getting to it, not that there's a rush or anything -- the eve...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2's Squid Sister prologue just finished, setting the stage for the sequel

The Squid Sisters themed Splatoon 2 prologue has come to a close as of today, as Nintendo just put out the seventh and final chapter leading into the July release of the game. Callie has been missing for a while now, leading to some fa...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gets a semi-substantial patch

Typically when Nintendo patches something, they're trying to eliminate vulnerabilities or add that sweet sweet "stability" into the mix (which is usually code for "we got rid of more vulnerabilities"). Today with update 1.1 for Mario Kart 8...   read

 
 
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Uniqlo has started selling those fan-designed Nintendo shirts

Clothing retailer Uniqlo has teamed up with Nintendo for a line of fan-designed, Miyamoto-approved shirts. We showed you the winning entries earlier this month (it was a contest!), and now the whole lot of 'em are available for purchase onl...   read

 
 
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Here's a look at the Fire Emblem: Echoes Season Pass that costs more than the game

When I first saw the price for Fire Emblem Echoes' season pass I had to do a double take. $45? That's five bucks more than the base game! Alas, it exists, it's here today, and you can buy it. While Nintendo has been pretty upfront about wha...   read

 
 
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Owlboy is flapping on over to the Switch

Nintendo of Japan has released a sizzle reel for some upcoming indie games releasing on the Switch ahead of the BitSummit conference in Kyoto this weekend (BitSummit is a Japanese indie dev gathering). While a lot of the games are stuff we ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo selling empty box for five dollars

After announcing the Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 bundle, Nintendo figured some people may just want to forget all that game nonsense and just enjoy a nice empty box. Whether you can't afford the bundle, already own a Switch, are an...   read

 
 
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Nintendo censors offensive Mario Kart 8 Deluxe taunt in new patch

Among various adjustments made in yesterday's 1.1 patch for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nintendo stated "Inkling Girl’s animation has been adjusted." Why? Turns out she was giving the "up yours!" gesture that's akin to the middle finger in p...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2's Switch port releases Fall 2017 in Japan, includes motion controls

Some new details have surfaced about the port of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 to the Switch. Along with the requisite motion controls (you can "perform" a kamehameha) comes ad-hoc co-op play for up to six players, single joy-con  1v1 multip...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Fire Emblem Echoes

It's a big day for the 3DS, as Fire Emblem Echoes, a remake of the second game in the series, is out. Strangely you can also opt to buy the Season Pass, which is $5 more than the $40 retail game. Also on 3DS is Drancia Saga, Mysterious Star...   read

 
 
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Europe is getting a Splatoon 2 Switch bundle and accessories

As mentioned in the UK version of today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms, several Splatoon-themed Nintendo Switch accessories and a system bundle are coming to Europe in the near future. While I already ended up nabbing a second P...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is hosting 'Global Testpunch' events for Arms

Today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms is heavy on specifics, almost to the point of being overwhelming. But now that I've gotten such a good sense of this stretchy, long-limbed fighting game, I'm no longer sitting on the fence. That...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2's single-player looks pretty great

At the end of today's Arms direct, Nintendo showed off some of the single-player from Splatoon 2. While it doesn't look like a massive improvement over the first game, extra enemy variety and some nifty environments make it look great. Ther...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is holding an Arms centered Direct tomorrow

With E3 fast approaching and everyone drooling over new games, Nintendo wants to remind you that Arms will be coming out soon. Releasing the same week as E3, when are we going to get more information about the game? Tomorrow at 6:00 pm EST/...   read

 
 
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Review: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

With the move back to the second entry in the series, there was bound to be some regression with Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. But the team over at Intelligent Systems managed to give us a little more than just a remake, wit...   read

 
 
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Microsoft explains why Minecraft runs at 720p on Switch

We've got our broader impressions on Minecraft for Nintendo Switch up on the site right now, where Jed notes that, "the good certainly outweighs the bad." One of those bads is that it runs at 720p in both handheld and docked modes. If that ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Company is reportedly 'planning a new card-game app'

The Pokemon Company is working on a new card game for mobile phones, according to sources speaking to The Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki in the same report that Nintendo was working on a The Legend of Zelda game for smartphones. "P...   read

 
 
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Tree jumping in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is my new jam

Remember when there was a time where so few people accessed the internet, that a lot of (commonly accepted) tactics would be considered rumors or hearsay? I grew up fiddling with MS-DOS and 28.8k internet access, but it was nothing like the...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Nintendo is making a Legend of Zelda mobile game

Did you like Super Mario Run? Looking forward to that Animal Crossing mobile game? Like Zelda? Then good news (maybe)! Sources close to the Wall Street Journal have revealed that Nintendo's next smartphone game will a Zelda title ...   read

 
 
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Blaster Master Zero was downloaded on Switch 80,000 times

Inti Creates announced that Math Blaster, Master Blaster, Blaster Master Zero was downloaded over 80,000 times worldwide on the Nintendo Switch alone. It was developed by only 35 people in six months and released just over a month...   read

 
 
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This song is the heartfelt tribute Magikarp deserves

Last year, The Pokémon Company produced a Japanese song for Magikarp, "the pity Pokémon." Even without knowing the words, it was enjoyable (and by enjoyable, I mean distressing), but now we've got those too. The translated son...   read

 
 
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My Nintendo gets a few Mario Kart related rewards

I always feel obligated to update people on the happenings with My Nintendo, because I know one person somewhere cares. I don't know who that person is, but this is for you. As of this week Nintendo has altered its rewards, adding in new Ma...   read

 
 


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