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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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Rumor: Starbucks to get special Pokemon Go event with 'new Pokemon'

In this day and age, all it takes is one savvy employee, at any given retail store, in any given country, to leak something onto reddit. While this Starbucks and Pokemon Go promotion might seem a little far fetched (ha), there's a...   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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Goosebumps director Rob Letterman signs on for Detective Pikachu

All that talk about an upcoming live-action Pokémon movie hinged on a walkin', talkin' Pikachu wasn't a fever dream. It's moving forward, and we now have a slightly better idea of what to expect. As reported by Deadline, Legendary En...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Super Mario Maker 3DS

So uh, there isn't much here to go around this week. On Wii U, you're getting Advance Wars: Dual Strike on the Virtual Console. That's all she wrote. The 3DS is a bit more cheery, with Super Mario Maker 3DS, and a reminder for Swapdood...   read

 
 
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I'm ready for Pokemon Sun and Moon's National 'Dex, how about you?

So last night I finally did it -- I 100%ed the Alolan 'Dex for Pokemon Sun and Moon. I mean, "finally" is relative as I've only had the new entries for three weeks now, but still! I feel like I accomplished something, and when the Nati...   read

 
 
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Meloetta and Magearna are this month's distributed Pokemon

Every month this year, Pokémon players around the world have been able to download a new digital creature to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary, one that's not available through normal gameplay. The final Poké...   read

 
 
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You don't have to speak Japanese to appreciate this Miitopia trailer

When I was younger and played through the SNES Final Fantasy games, I would always change the name of characters when I could to fulfill my childhood fantasy going on a grand quest with my heroes, like Phil from Rugrats, Bill Nye from ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun and Moon is breaking all kinds of Nintendo records

Earlier this morning, Nintendo announced that Pokemon Sun and Moon had an incredibly successful launch in Europe. So successful, in fact, that the 1.5 million units sold was Europe's "biggest launch of a Nintendo game." The prosperity ...   read

 
 
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With this Dragon Quest VIII story trailer, I can see why the game is so beloved

When it comes to the Dragon Quest franchise, my favorite RPG series, I'm a Johnny-come-lately. I didn't get into it until the DS era when I picked up and subsequently fell head over heels for Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime...   read

 
 
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EA and Ubisoft claim they're all in on the Switch: But will it last?

In the past six months we've been seeing a lot of praise coming out of Ubisoft's corner for the Nintendo Switch, and it's a whole lot of déjà vu. When the Wii U launched, they pranced on stage at multiple trade shows talking a...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun and Moon had the biggest launch ever for Nintendo in Europe

Straight from the horse's mouth, Nintendo is reporting that Pokemon Sun and Moon has sold (not shipped), over 368,000 units just in the UK  so far. For reference, it launched in Europe six days later than the rest of the world, so it's...   read

 
 
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What games would you like to see get an anime adaptation?

In recent years I played Persona 3 and Persona 4 and loved them, but I have yet to see their anime adaptations. I hear great things about them (aside from the Golden series) but just need the time to sit down and check them out. L...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun and Moon really hooked me

**Warning** this article may contain minor spoilers. I will do my best to avoid any dead giveaways, but if you absolutely don't want to know anything about the story, stop reading now** I have always been a sucker for the cute little storie...   read

 
 
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The first major Pokemon Sun and Moon event just started

Game Freak is rolling out global events for Pokemon Sun and Moon, which involve the entire community. The first one starts this week, and tasks the entire playerbase with collectively capturing 100 million Pokemon in all. If we all mee...   read

 
 
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That Nintendo and Universal Studios partnership is actually happening

Back in May, it was announced that Nintendo and Universal were teaming up to bring us Nintendo-based experiences. It was all a bit tentative, since we didn't have anything tangible to go on, but this new video from Nintendo kind of seals th...   read

 
 
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