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Darkrai is coming to Pokken Tournament

Bandai Namco has just announced that the new mystery Pokémon that will be joining the cast of Pokkén Tournament is none other than Darkrai (one of my favorites!). Right now he's only coming to Japanese arcades on July 20, and ...   read

 
 
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You know all of those knock-off NES replicas you've seen at random stores like Walmart for the last 10 years? Well they're oddly going to have some official competition this holiday season. Ninendo has announced today that it...   read
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Bonk, Adventure Island, R-Type all join the Wii U Virtual Console family

While the franchise has been in turmoil recently when it comes to publishing rights, R-Type is making a glorious return to the Virtual Console family this week on Wii U for $7.99. It is joined by New Adventure Island and Bonk's Ad...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go just launched in Europe, starting with Germany

As popular as Pokemon Go is, it's only officially out in three countries (US, AU, and New Zealand). Well, four as of this morning. Niantic has announced that Go is now available on iOS and Android in Germany, which makes it t...   read

 
 
Pokmon Go review
  Watch Video Pokémon Go vexes me. It's not a bite-sized version of the iconic handheld games, as it lacks many of the systems you would expect from a Pokémon release. Most of the systems that are present lack any proper tuto...   read
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Pokemon porn searches rocket up as much as 336%

Pokemon Go, absent other big releases and cashing in on the ennui-staving nostalgia of the 25-to-35-year-old demographic, has blown up to be this month's Overwatch, albeit with 20 years of brand recognition behind it. Naturally more people ...   read

 
 
Pokemon Sun and Moon
A couple of pocket monsters from Pokémon Sun and Moon have slipped out of CoroCoro magazine, and if there was ever a time to use those beautiful eyes of yours before they give out, this would be it. According to Sereb...   read
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Universal Studios Japan's Mario section will 'exceed' Harry Potter

Nintendo is aiming for the stars with multiple industries, including general media, mobile, and of course, theme parks. But they might be aiming far, far higher than we initially thought with the latter. According to the head of Universal S...   read

 
 
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That adorable Star Fox and Monster Hunter crossover is coming west

So uh Monster Hunter Generations is out in three days! And it seems like Capcom is going to be doing the same trickle of content as usual, including the Star Fox promo we saw a while ago in Japan. This is addition to the Zelda and...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go fastest app to reach top revenue on Android, battling Twitter with active users

So, Pokemon Go is pretty popular. As in, millions of daily active users popular. So big in fact, that it has already surpassed Tinder in just one week without a global rollout, and is now taking on Twitter (a service that launched in 2...   read

 
 
Monster Hunter Gen Review
  Watch Video It occurred to me while writing this review that Monster Hunter is my Dark Souls. Yes yes, Monster Hunter predates the Souls games by quite some time, but that doesn't change the accuracy of the statement itsel...   read
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Pokemon Go robbery
Pokemon Go is a security risk in more ways than one. In O’Fallon, Missouri, some enterprising stick up men have used the game's real world location-based hook to lie in wait and commit a series of armed robberies. "Abou...   read

 
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Nintendo Network will have extra Splatoon maintenance today

While small maintenance windows in the dead of night are commonplace in the console era, there's a few big periods coming up for Nintendo systems that are worth noting. Today, July 11, from 5PM to 7PM PT, there will be a maintenance period ...   read

 
 
Pokemon Go
Pokemon came out when I was in elementary school, and man did it take off. The first pair of games were released in the US in 1998, and the card game was introduced in 1999. Somewhere in-between that, a social pheno...   read
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Pokemon Go
Hey gang! I've been working on a review of Pokémon Go for this here website, and wanted to give you all an update. The plan was to play as much as I could over the weekend, but -- and this is both the reason for my lat...   read

 
Pokemon Go
  Watch Video [Update: I found a ton of people today. From what I can gather talking to fellow trainers, a lot of the initial lull was because of server issues and the fact that they didn't know it was out yet. But this Sunday was the perf...   read

 
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Donkey Kong

If Donkey Kong were a real gorilla, he might be dead

A quick Google search suggests the average lifespan for a gorilla is in the neighborhood of 35 years. As it turns out, Donkey Kong, Nintendo's premier primate, turns 35 today. Were a real ape, DK probably wouldn't have many more years ahead...   read

 
 
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Pokemon GOtoid

Teen finds corpse instead of cute monsters while playing Pokemon GO

[Header image by Martin Wong] Shayla Wiggins, a 19-year-old from Riverton, Wyoming, was out for a stroll trying to catch 'em all in Pokémon GO when she found something quite different than what she was looking for.  "I was tryin...   read

 
 
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Pokemon DON'T GO THERE

Children's hospital warns staff about Pokemon GO players entering restricted areas

Destructoid has received an email sent out to Nationwide Children's Hospital staff in Columbus, Ohio warning them to keep an eye out for Pokémon GO players trying to enter restricted areas of the hospital in an attempt to captur...   read

 
 
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Friday Night Fights - Finger Licking Good

You know what they say, birds of a feather... So here we are. First proper FNF in a little while (sorry, work is insanely busy atm). Let's get some fun going with each other. Who wants to scissor me? Who wants to just play games? Get the ga...   read

 
 
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Amazon now has the Squid Sisters and other Splatoon amiibo

After being up at Best Buy for weeks, all of you folks who were holding out for Amazon for the new Splatoon amiibo wave can now finally pull the trigger. Today, the new line launches, which includes the Squid Sisters Callie & Marie...   read

 
 
Miyamoto feels young
For thousands of years and at least one Pirates of the Caribbean movie (arguably all four), people have been interested in a source of eternal life. We're not talking some Wishmaster "I don't ever want to die" GOTCHA!-ass-shi...   read

 
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Kirby Cafe

A Kirby Cafe is coming to Japan next month

Cafes that take after video game IPs aren't anything new in Japan, and next month, a Kirby establishment will open for business for a limited time. Not much info is known yet, but you can probably bet that with such a strong empha...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Legend of the Mystical Ninja

It's a dull, dull day overall for Nintendo fans, and it probably isn't going to get any brighter in coming weeks outside of indies -- at least as it relates to the Wii U. Today on the Wii U eShop you can find Baseball Simulator 1000, Flying...   read

 
 
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