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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Wii U Game of 2017

If future historians or whatever alien race eventually colonizes Earth and wipes out humanity – my money is on the Tollybex of Urutha XXI – look back on the brief but bountiful life of the Nintendo Wii U, they will no doubt poin...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Yooka-Laylee Switch

It's another big day for the Switch (man this system), as it's hosting Enter the Gungeon, Yooka-Laylee, and Romancing Saga 2 (on December 15). Also on Switch is Gorogoa, One More Dungeon, NeoGeo The Last Blade, Mutant Mudds Collection, Embe...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: The End Is Nigh

Switch once again dominates the week, as it's hosting the eShop releases of Floor Kids, The End is Nigh (on December 12), and WWE 2K18. Also on Switch is NeoGeo Top Hunter Roddy & Cathy, Acorn Tactics, Dimension Drive, Embers of Mirrim,...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

As one of the last big relases of 2017, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 stands tall. It's out on December 1 on Switch, along with a free Japanese voice pack and a paid expansion pass. You can also pick up Nine Parchments, OPUS: The Day We Found Eart...

 
 
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My Nintendo rewards include games again!

For the first time in what seems like forever, My Nintendo has games you can download by redeeming gold coins! Gold coins are acquired by registering retail releases through the website or Switch dashboard and haven't really had much use si...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

As usual it's another incredibly busy week for the Switch, as its hosting Stick it to the Man, Transcripted, Worms W.M.D, Portal Knights, Letter Quest Remastered, Crimsonland, Red Game Without a Great Name, Resident Evil Revelations 1 + 2, ...

 
 
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Nintendo is holding a holiday eShop sale

Nintendo sales aren't known for dishing out steep discounts and today's eShop Cyber Deals are no exception, particularly if you're on the lookout for Switch discounts. But hey, maybe you're in the market for The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of A...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Skyrim

In a rare occasion, both the Switch and the 3DS have some big releases this week. Switch brings with it the much anticipated The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, as well as Battle Chef Brigade, ACA NeoGeo Karvnov's Revenge, Antiquia Lost, Dead Sync...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Doom

Well, the powers that be did it, they brought an ultraviolent third-party game to the Switch. Doom arrives this week (November 10) on the system, as well as L.A. Noire and Rocket League (November 14), Snipperclipps DLC, Batma...

 
 
 
 
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A shoutout to Monita, Nintendo's forgotten mascot

After getting off the plane on the way home from BlizzCon, one thought was in my mind when I heard the robotic voice that's part of the shuttle from terminal to terminal -- "Monita." Indeed, the AI at my airport sounds like an uncanny repli...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Sonic Forces

It's getting to be a bit absurd, typing out these Nintendo Download segments. For years I've been covering 3DS and Wii U releases, witnessing nothing but a trickle of content drops any given week, especially toward the beginning of their li...

 
 
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Wow, this Zelda: Breath of the Wild sword throw is perfect

I wonder how long this person spent perfecting this Zelda: Breath of the Wild sword throw. Several hours? Maybe more? Maybe it took them a while to even come up with the idea (given that this post was made months after the game's relea...

 
 
 




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Ohhhhhgod Yiazmats What a waste of a night

 
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Streaming at if you want to hear literally the best commentary on Fortnite

 
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Watching silly game show answers is one of my main Discovered this compilation yesterday and it is brilliant!

 
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Why do you think Yakuza is still not on PC despite its latest resurgence? Sega is no stranger to the platform and were long past the days when it was believed niche Japanese games didnt have an audience on why? I dont get

 
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Tried Hellblade Senuas Sacrifice after buying it Definitely an interesting game in some regards, need to keep mulling it over and beat it before I say anything Also, the surround sound headphones are paying

 
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I have now gotten to the part of Dream Drop Distance, where even if I try my best to make sense of the plot and all the absurd revelations it just doesn’t add “Oh, but that guy in a brown cloak was actually just a time travelling Ansem, bla

 
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HOLY SHIT THE MEAN BEAN MACHINE BOSS FIGHT

 
Mike Sounders

Another example of Bandai Namco being shit at advertising their non-DBZ/Naruto/SAO anime games outside of Japan: Little Witch Academia comes out Little to no fanfare or press releases have happened for

 
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I triple carted while helping Lemon Buster and Fenriff do the HR49 Kirin You’re never too cool to get paralyzed, then stunned, then struck by lightning in quick

 
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