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Nintendo is launching a miniature NES this holiday

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's launching a ...   read

 
 
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The horror

After all these years Shy Guy's face has finally been revealed

Have you ever wondered what was under the Shy Guys' masks from the Super Mario Bros. series? I have. I care more about what these guys look like than even what is hiding  underneath Master Chief's helmet [Spoilers: He is a chisele...   read

 
 
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Twilight Princess review
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Review: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

My relationship with Twilight Princess is one of the most complicated I've come across in my entire gaming career. I completed it within a week of its launch on the Wii, and was left underwhelmed. It wasn't necessarily the waggle contr...   read

 
 
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Rodea review

Review: Rodea the Sky Soldier

The history of Rodea the Sky Soldier is one muddled with platform changes and developmental issues galore. Originally slated as a Wii game in 2010, producer Yuji Naka ran into publishing troubles, and the project was essentially shelve...   read

 
 
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Wii got shafted

Holy hindsight! Five series that should have been on Wii

By the end of 2014, Xbox 360 had slid past Wii to become the best-selling seventh generation console in the US. While a fantastic achievement for Microsoft, this event also punctuates the drastic shift in Nintendo's market dominance. Where ...   read

 
 
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Club Nintendo rewards

Here are some recommendations for Club Nintendo's new massive reward dump

Nintendo dropped a bomb on us today. A delightful digital bomb of over 100 games to download off Club Nintendo in exchange for your precious Coins. The service is gearing up for a remodel, but before then, all your Coins must go. It's going...   read

 
 
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Porn numbers

Xbox dethrones PlayStation as porn console king, Wii grows 69.9% (nice)

Pornhub, which I am told by other people familiar with the webpage is a site for viewing adult, pornographic films, has released its statistical year in review. It's not as detailed on the videogame console side of things like last year's d...   read

 
 
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Skylanders 4 review

Review: Skylanders: Trap Team

Toys For Bob has found some rather interesting ways to evolve the Skylanders franchise. While the conceit the first time around was simply interactive toys, the developer mixed things up with giants on the second go, and with a mix-and...   read

 
 
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Relax

I've discovered a new go-to game for relaxing

I play videogames for many reasons. Sometimes, I play for the story -- the chance to visit new worlds and live out someone else's life. Other times, it's the sense of competition I find most alluring, or the chance to master a game's rules ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo E3 recap
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Here's everything that happened during Nintendo's 2014 E3 Conference

Nintendo had a very well-rounded presentation today, with very few major reveals and mostly just new teases. The new Zelda Wii U game was briefly talked about and teased, as was Mario Maker, and a few others. The biggest developments were p...   read

 
 


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Skylanders Trap Team
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The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series

The developers at Toys For Bob are back in the saddle with Skylanders Trap Team, the next entry in their hit toys-meet-videogame franchise. This time the hook involves you capturing villains and enslaving brainwashing reforming them to wor...   read

 
 
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Please understand

Nintendo ending online services for DS and Wii titles

[Update: Nintendo of America, as well as Australia, have also announced the end of the Wi-Fi Connection service. Looks like it's across the board.] Nintendo of Japan has announced that they're ending all DS and Wii online services for games...   read

 
 
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Super Mario RPG

Virtual Console Verdict: Super Mario RPG

[Virtual Console Verdict is a short column that highlights some of the gems released on 3DS and Wii U eShop marketplaces. For a full list of Virtual Console releases, check out the weekly Nintendo Download series. Image source.] T...   read

 
 
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Skylanders: Swap Force

Review: Skylanders: Swap Force

Skylanders has had a bit of an odd history. Initially, it launched under the auspices of the Spyro name, and made a very small splash in the market -- so small, that barely anyone knew what it was. Fast forward to six months later, and it w...   read

 
 
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New releases
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New releases: Beyond, Pokemon X/Y, Disgaea

It's here! It's finally here! Pokemon X and Y is out this week for the 3DS and it's pretty much going to be the only thing anyone talks about leading up to the next-gen consoles. Oh, Beyond: Two Souls is also out this week. It has emotions...   read

 
 
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Wii

Wii production is coming to a halt

The Wii may have secured a solid lead ahead of the Xbox 360 and PS3 with a tidy 100 million units under its belt, but let's face facts: its time in the sun is over. With the 3DS dominating in Japan and the US and the Wii U needing to be giv...   read

 
 
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Review: Disney Infinity

With the success of Skylanders and Skylanders Giants, it was inevitable that someone would challenge the concept of marrying toys to videogames on such a large scale. So what better company than the juggernaut that is Disney, who was able t...   read

 
 
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Poor Wii U sales

The Wii U is doing really bad, 3DS is doing great

Nintendo's latest earnings have come in an overall things aren't that bad looking for the company. They had a positive net return with ¥8.62 billion ($88 million) this last quarter. Nintendo is forecasting its net profit to increase to ...   read

 
 
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May 2013 reviews
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The best and worst games of 2013: May Returns

May was largely a quiet month for new game releases. Despite what felt like a slower schedule, especially coming off of a rather absurd April, here on Destructoid we did have a pair of 10s with the portable Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D an...   read

 
 
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April 2013 reviews
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The best and worst games of 2013: Hyperdimension April

This review recap is brought to you by Daft Punk's Alive 2007, which fueled the incessant copying and pasting efforts needed to put one of these together. I don't feel like I've blinked since I started working on this, but it's worth it! Ap...   read

 
 
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Pandora's Tower review
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Review: Pandora's Tower

With the US release of Pandora's Tower, the final title in the "Operation Rainfall" trilogy has been localized. Major props to XSEED for taking a chance at giving the Wii one last hurrah! Pandora's Tower is an action role-playing game that ...   read

 
 
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Wii service shutdown

Nintendo shutting down Wii online services in June

Nintendo is set to kill off many of the Wii's online services in June, running a sword through Nintendo Channel, News Channel, Forecast Channel, Everybody Votes Channel, and Mii Contest Channel. Data exchange in certain games will also be e...   read

 
 
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Pro Controller U review
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Review: Pro Controller U

[Update: For clarification, this product is not made by ThinkGeek and simply retails on the site. The headline of this post has been changed to reflect this. Sorry for any confusion!] The Pro Controller U really appears to be a wonderf...   read

 
 
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D.E.N.N.I.S. System
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How Nintendo breaks hearts with the D.E.N.N.I.S. System

Earlier this week, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto claimed his company had failed to "communicate the value" of the Wii U to consumers, a turn of phrase that struck me as quite amusing. As a fan of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, all I ...   read

 
 
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Next Skylanders

Next Skylanders lets you swap parts to form new toys

The next Skylanders is the last thing fans were probably expecting as there's three major changes going on with Swap Force, the new entry in the series. For starters, it's not developer Toys for Bob making this one. Vicarious Visions, the t...   read

 
 
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The Witcher 3 isnt blowing me away but its intriguing enough to want to keep However, I HATE how the game has to load EVERY SINGLE TIME you want to talk to Its honestly jarring enough to be a deal breaker to me (makes me :(

 
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Im a bit surprised Undertale doesnt use Steam Its a bit convoluted but I figured out how transfer my save to my Mac so I can finish while Im away at

 
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Dreamweaver

Never really was interested in The Witcher series, but after all the hype, time to play this baby myself to see why its loved so Over 800 awards, eh? Lets see if its deserving of those accolades compared to other open-world titles Ive :)

 
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If any of you got that Humble NeoGeo bundle a while back it looks like a few more of those games were added to Steam - and they gave us keys for Love when publishers follow through for people who support them like

 
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