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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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Go grab your Mega Steelix and Mega Pidgeot stones in Pokemon Sun and Moon

Nintendo is still rolling out Mega Stones in various ways, and this one just happens to be easy peasy code-based. If you own Pokemon Sun or Moon, log in, then type in the code "AZUL." You'll get a set of Mega Pidgeot, Mega Steelix, Meg...   read

 
 
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Switch party game Battle Sports Mekuru is out on May 18 in Japan

If you're in the mood for more Switch party games (there's already a few at the moment, like Fast RMX, Snipperclips, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe), you can mosey along to the Japanese Switch eShop and grab Battle Sports Mekuru on May 18 for...   read

 
 
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Watch the set of a musician who composes music to competitive Smash Bros.

Nicholas Caleb Goss has quite a future ahead of him. Recently he unveiled his project "Musical Mango," which, through the help of a jazz band, is a composition inspired by competitive Smash Bros. battles by Jose "Mango" Marquez. Goss g...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition

It's not a particularly exciting week for Nintendo platforms, but some of you may appreciate these ports, especially if you didn't grab them before this week. Switch is getting its own version of Minecraft, which basically makes the Wii U v...   read

 
 
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I would rock this Nintendo Switch arcade dock

Knowing someone who owns an original X-Men arcade cabinet, six players and all, is a real treat. As more and more "funzone" type arcades pop up in various places and adopt smartphone variations like Flappy Bird and Temple Run vari...   read

 
 
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EA once again talks the talk about getting involved with the Switch

EA hosted its financial earnings conference call this week, which clued us into some of the publisher's upcoming business strategies, chief of which might involve a complete restructuring of BioWare. But hidden underneath most of the financ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo reveals its E3 plans, including its streams

Your move, Ubisoft. Basically everyone else has sounded off with their E3 plans, including Nintendo as of this morning. The publisher shared their streaming schedule with the world (which again, doesn't include a proper press briefing), and...   read

 
 
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The first ever manga is now a video game

The Choju-jinbutsu-giga is an ancient set of picture scrolls drawn around the 12th or 13th century Japan, also known as the Kamakura period (when first Shogun took over the country). The images of frolicking animals are considered by schol...   read

 
 


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