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Nintendo showcases more bonkers Pokemon Sun and Moon forms

It's that time of year -- the time when Nintendo and The Pokemon Company will send us droplets of Pokemon Sun & Moon info every few days or so, and we'll like it! The new tidbit has to do with Rockruff, who is basically assimilatin...   read

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Super Smash Con grew quite a bit this year

The first ever Super Smash Con kicked off last year in Virginia, and it was a pretty relaxed, low-key affair, with a high tourney turnout and lots of energy. This year it's grown quite a bit though and they've not only expanded their space ...   read

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(Update) Seven new creatures revealed for Pokemon Sun & Moon

[Update: Nintendo of America has produced a new video in English for the new creatures that you can watch below, which also includes the new Zygarde forms. You can also peruse the gallery below for high quality artwork for some of the confi...   read

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Nintendo shows off new gameplay for Pokemon Sun & Moon at E3, and three new Pokemon

After unleashing a brand new trailer for Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo paused to talk Pokemon Sun & Moon. Speaking to the game's producer and director by way of a short Q&A, a Nintendo rep chatted a bit about the titles of the...   read

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Pokemon Sun & Moon details more information on the 'Alola Region'

Nintendo promised more information today regarding Pokemon Sun & Moon, and we got it in video form. It's your typical drip-feed format to be sure, but fans are probably going to salivate over all of the little details. We now know that ...   read

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We're getting Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice in September

Capcom is giving North America and Europe another helping of Phoenix Wright and Apollo Justice this year, thank goodness, but not until September. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice is lined up for a digital-only 3DS rel...   read

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7th Dragon III Code: VFD
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Watch this new 7th Dragon III Code: VFD trailer

Usually the phrase "abuse of power" isn't leading anywhere you want to follow. There's the lurid, with top-level employees pressuring underlings into some fingerlings if you follow what I meanaling. There are rulers of countries (America, ...   read

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Nintendo Badge Arcade

Nintendo Badge Arcade is giving away free plays for a week

Most of you already know how I feel about Nintendo Badge Arcade. It's a harmless, fun little way to spend more time on my 3DS, and I don't mind booting it up every so often to try to net some free plays. For those of you who are turned off ...   read

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3DS action-RPG Sadame coming to the West

This is my first time seeing Sadame, a top-down action-RPG from Mebius and Rising Star Games, and I'm on board. The basic premise: a samurai, ninja, monk, and rogue battle demons in Japan's Sengoku period, earning better equipment and skil...   read

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Detective Pikachu

You've got the right stuff, Detective Pikachu

I've been following Great Detective Pikachu for years, and what a journey it has been. There was a time when we just had a scant few seconds of nightmarish facial-capture footage to go on for the 3DS game and even then, in its infancy, I wa...   read


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Get a closer look at Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors Legends

Hyrule Warriors Legends is set to debut on January 21 in Japan on 3DS, but for now, you can get a closer look at the new characters by way of the Zelda Musou Twitter account. New character model visuals are present for Tetra, the King ...   read

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3DS cover plates

Nintendo has more New 3DS cover plates

If you've been thinking about upgrading to New 3DS but don't want the XL model, today is the day. The standard New 3DS is out now in North America along with some swappable cover plates. For the time being, the only way to get the handheld ...   read

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amiibo Retro 3-Pack

The amiibo Retro 3-Pack is out today, comes with all four Game & Watch variants

Today, the Retro 3-Pack amiibo set went on sale, consisting of Duck Hunt, R.O.B., and Game & Watch. It's available for $34.99, and in an unprecedented manner, Nintendo seems to have overproduced this particular set, as it's been readily...   read

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Here's what the first ever Super Smash Con looks like

Today is the first major day for the first Super Smash Con, taking place in Virginia this weekend. While I covered the major happenings here as well as all the pertinent info you'll need for tournaments and streams, I also had a chance to w...   read

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The Peanuts Movie game
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Activision publishing companion game to this year's Peanuts Movie

Those trailers for The Peanuts Movie are pretty dang cute. It's neat to see the computer models and animation done in the style of the old cartoons. The movie will show up in theaters on November 6. In a move hearkening back to the 1990s, ...   read

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It's Deoxys vs. Rayquaza in Pokmon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire's new Delta Episode

Legendary Pokémon Deoxys is back in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire -- and he's battling Rayquaza in space! Today's trailer shows some of the new Delta Episode, a storyline centered around an asteroid headed toward the planet (these g...   read

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Pokmon remakes
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Here's how to get the special demo for Pokmon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

By now, you've hopefully had a chance to read Steven's words about Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. Funny guy, that Steven. The Pokémon Company has since sent over some accompanying media showing the new flying sequence...   read

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My Luigi is better

Smash Bros. amiibo up on Amazon for $13 a pop

The Super Smash Bros. amiibo figures are up on Amazon and, as much as I try not to get excited about toys, they look pretty alright.  I will just take solace in the fact that the only piece of nerd junk that crowds my desk, a litt...   read

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Mega Rayquaza looks far cooler than normal Rayquaza

It was all but guaranteed that Rayquaza would be among those Pokémon in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire to have a Mega Evolution -- or perhaps a Primal Reversion, like Groudon and Kyogre -- and as such it's nice to get that confirmati...   read

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Pokmon demo
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We're getting the demo for Pokmon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire too

Well, I'll be. The demo for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire isn't just coming to Japan. The Pokémon Company International isn't saying when or how codes will be distributed in the West yet, but this special demo will fe...   read

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More Mega Evolutions: Camerupt, Sharpedo, and Gallade

Japanese magazine CoroCoro has the scoop on three more Mega Evolutions debuting in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, as picked up by Camerupt's new form is my favorite of the trio -- that grin! Mega Sharpedo looks e...   read

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At long last, I'll be able to get a shiny Gengar

Gengar only became my favorite Pokémon in the last few years, but now that it's my bestie, I don't see that ever changing. (Sorry, Feraligatr.) Matter of fact, I'd even be willing to step foot in a GameStop for a distribution event r...   read


Why are we excited about these New 3DS packaging shots?

An informal poll of the Destructoid staff reveals that we're all senselessly excited for this New 3DS. It doesn't make sense. None of us need one. We should be mad at Nintendo for having us wanting another iteration. But we're all stupidly ...   read

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TMNT: Danger of the Ooze

Activision announces sidescroller Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze

If you are like me, you have not really followed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in a couple decades. The last thing I really remember was 1991's The Secret of the Ooze and Turtles in Time on the Super NES. Sure, I have heard snippets abou...   read

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Mighty No. 9 preview
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Mighty No. 9 feels great, but the core concepts take some getting used to

Mighty No. 9 is probably one of the most anticipated games of 2015. After a massive Kickstarter, creator Inafune and developers Comcept and Inti Creates have kicked off a long line of products to hype it up, including Mighty Gunvolt&nb...   read

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