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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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Splatoon 2's Squid Sisters prologue keeps getting juicier

We're on chapter four of the Squid Sisters related prologue for Splatoon 2, and it's getting even more interesting. To sum up the story so far, we're roughly nine months away from the conclusion of the last Splatfest (read: the last real li...   read

 
 
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Yep, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still king during Golden Week

Round two of Japan game sales this week, this time covering the actual Golden Week. So what did people buy? Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. A lot of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. No new games were released during the holidays, so people bought more Mario Kart....   read

 
 
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Kirby invades Japanese gachapon machines with awesome Planet Robobot toys

If you've ever been or want to visit Japan, like toys, and enjoy a little bit of that rush that comes with gambling, you should try out the gachapon machines. Though not exactly a secret anymore, it's fun putting in a couple dollars (that r...   read

 
 
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Yo-kai Watch boom is dying, total earnings down 80%

Looks like the Yo-kai Watch craze is fading away. In 2016's financial report, Bandai Namco listed earnings by IP. Gundam, Dragon Ball, and One Piece are as popular as ever, but Yo-kai Watch only pulled in just 10.4 billion ye...   read

 
 
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Player discovers Zelda: Breath of the Wild glitch that drops the Master Sword

Do you have four minutes to learn a complicated glitch sequence for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild?  No? Too bad I'll break it down anyway. Because nearly two million people own the game and have been playing it constantly, mu...   read

 
 
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Hori finally confirms its Pro V arcade stick for the Nintendo Switch

For weeks we've known of the existence of an arcade stick for the Switch by way of Hori, but now we have official confirmation. Hori tweeted out a picture of the final design of the Real Arcade Pro V, which is expected to come at some point...   read

 
 
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You can now save your credit card information on the Switch eShop

In this episode of "should have been in at launch," the Nintendo Switch eShop has now added the ability to store your credit card info -- you can also customize it to add in the extra step of putting in your password or not. In other words,...   read

 
 


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