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Pokemon Sun and Moon
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These new Pokemon Sun & Moon forms are freaking me out

Pokemon Sun & Moon looks wackier every time some new bit of info drops. Ok, I get "long neck" Exeggutor, but then it starts getting confusing. Ice Vulpix and Sandshrew! What kind of madness is this in a tropical climate? Oh, and that is...   read

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PSA: You can grab Arceus, the God of all Pokemon, starting today

As Jordan calls it, the "Monthly mythical 'mons" train rolls on. Along with July Shaymin is out, and Arceus is in. After two months of glorious, retail store free events on the Nintendo Network, now we have the unfortunate reality of G...   read

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Mega Man Legends 3

It's been over five years since Mega Man Legends 3 was canceled

Mega Man -- the fanbase that never stops dreaming. No matter what, even with a complete lack of proper releases, we never give up hope. I still look back at my collection after grabbing a game to play out of it weekly and think -- "one day....   read

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Pokemon Sun and Moon

Oh my GOD, these two new Pokemon

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 Serebii, the hug-lov...   read

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Monster Hunter Gen Review
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Review: Monster Hunter Generations

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 itself. People obses...   read

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Nintendo: Wii U will 'continue to fight on,' even if only Zelda is planned for it

Nintendo had another doozy of a shareholder meeting last night, and talked about nearly every facet of their business, including the fabled NX. After not showing it at E3 they have in fact reconfirmed that it will launch in March 2017 this ...   read

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Rhythm Heaven Megamix

Review: Rhythm Heaven Megamix

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who play Rhythm Heaven, and those who have little joy in their lives. If you find yourself in the first category, you know what you’re in for. You bought the game. You cherished the s...   read

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Kirby 3DS review
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Review: Kirby: Planet Robobot

It's hard to believe that when Kirby was first introduced to the world in 1992, he didn't even have the power to use copy-abilities. I must have beaten the original Dream Land and its New Game+ mode hundreds of times on family road tri...   read

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Mighty No. 9 dev puts publisher Deep Silver on blast for latest trailer

Yesterday, Mighty No. 9 publisher Deep Silver released a "Masterclass" trailer to explain some of the game's combat systems. At time of writing, it has 1,732 upvotes and 13,720 downvotes. That is to say, it's not going over well. One ...   read

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Pokemon Sun & Moon launching November 18, with new adorable starters

Nintendo just dropped a new trailer for Pokemon Sun & Moon, unveiling five brand new Pokemon, the first in-game footage, and most importantly of all, the global release dates. Grass/Flying-type Rowlet, fire-type Litten, and water-t...   read

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Pocket Card Jockey
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Review: Pocket Card Jockey

Counselor: Hello everyone and welcome to this addiction support group. I see we have a new face here tonight so, sir, if you'd like to stand up and tell us all why you're here? (I stand up) Me: Hello, I'm CJ. Group: Hello, CJ. Me: Very rece...   read

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Sega 3D Classics review
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Review: Sega 3D Classics Collection

When I was growing up, there were Sega kids and Nintendo kids. Initially I was part of the latter clan, before wising up and embracing all walks of gaming. All of those conversations about how Sonic was cooler than Mario, or why "blast proc...   read

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Bravely Second

Stuff the Bravely Second Collector's Edition is bigger than

April 15 was my favorite day of 2016. Not only did it mark the return of the hilarious Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix, but here in the States we finally got Bravely Second: End Layer. As the sequel to one of the best RPGs on...   read

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Review: Bravely Second: End Layer

Bravely Default really came out at the perfect time. The "Four Warriors of Light" and "Crystal" themes called out to RPG fans that were pining for the glory days, free from modern conveniences and a return to the turn-based systems of old. ...   read

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Hyrule Warriors Legends
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Review: Hyrule Warriors Legends

From its announcement to the conclusion of my multi-100-hour playthrough of Hyrule Warriors, I was enthralled. It was a match made in heaven, mashing up Zelda with Dynasty Warriors, and all of the parties involved deserve a ton of prai...   read

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Hyrule Warriors Legends

PSA: Do NOT buy Hyrule Warriors Legends if you only have an old 3DS

I now have access to Hyrule Warriors Legends on 3DS, set to arrive on March 25 in the west. I already detailed the Wii U transfer process, but I also discovered another tidbit for myself while playing this afternoon that many Japanese ...   read

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Pokemon Red
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Review: Pokemon Red

Over the course of the past few weeks, I've been interviewing people regarding their first Pokémon experience, and it usually involves finding out about it a few months, or even years after it launched in the US (like Laura's fi...   read

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Nintendo announces Pokemon Sun & Moon for 3DS

[Update: I grabbed some screens for some concept art in the stream, which flew by at half a second intervals. The trailer is also available below. Feel free to speculate away!] Well, those trademark filings were correct: Nintendo is going t...   read

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Review: Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation

It's been a rather productive past few weeks! In addition to having plenty of time to play through both versions of Fire Emblem Fates, I also had the opportunity to take on Revelation -- the third story in the series. Like its parent r...   read

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Fire Emblem Fates
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Review: Fire Emblem Fates (Birthright and Conquest)

After delivering one of its best strategy games in years with Fire Emblem Awakening, I couldn't help but think "how could they top this?" Awakening had pretty much everything you could want -- an intriguing cast embroiled in a well-paced st...   read

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Review: Final Fantasy Explorers

If one wanted to delve into the world of Final Fantasy for the first time, the barrier to entry is generally rather high. You have a host of 50-hour JRPGs, several daunting MMOs, and a number of complicated and deep tactical spinoffs. ...   read

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GOTY 2015

Destructoid's award for Best 3DS Game of 2015 goes to...

The 3DS had a rough launch, but over the course of a few years, it bounced back in a big way. At this point if you count digital releases, it's one of my favorite platforms of all time -- and I'm not just talking about the portable arena. S...   read

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Cloud impressions
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Cloud in Smash Bros. is all about the limit break

Guys, Cloud is in Super Smash Bros. Holy shit.   read

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By the seven stars!

The Smash Bros. update has been data-mined, Nintendo Direct spoilers inside

The final Nintendo Direct for Super Smash Bros. for 3DS/Wii U happens today at 5pm ET. But, an update released last night for both titles has been data-mined revealing some new information, while keeping most surprises under wraps for ...   read

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SteamWorld Heist review
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Review: SteamWorld Heist

SteamWorld Dig is a criminally underrated game. Although some were quick to judge its short length, it's the perfect thing to pick up and play at the drop of a hat, and the pacing is basically perfect. Heist is a completely differ...   read

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