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Check your email for some bonus My Nintendo points

It's a small thing, but a number of people who are registered with My Nintendo (myself included) have obtained an email asking them to take a survey, which nets you some extra (albeit useless) Platinum Points. Some of it is Switch related, ...   read

 
 
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This Legend of Zelda mecha mashup is delightful

Model artist Khris Ramirez does some fantastic work, but I just had to share this mashup of The Legend of Zelda with the SD Neo Zeong Gundam. I love that Link not only perfectly fits inside, but he's also operating it with hi...   read

 
 


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Nintendo responds to blind fan in braille, proving there's good in the world

While Nintendo does some confoundingly weird things like alienate hundreds of thousands of fans with archaic YouTube practices and the like, they're also known to break corporate character in ways that many other publishers don't. One such ...   read

 
 
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Major Switch Minecraft bug fixed, developers still researching 1080p update

Recently folks have had some issues with the Switch version of Minecraft, most notably the "ghosting" problem where the Home and screenshot buttons would randomly operate without the player's consent. It was a hilarious bug that no doubt ca...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go lead hints at legendary Pokemon this summer

Among some sweet dedications and some absolutely cringeworthy retorts from host Joel McHale (I just get flashbacks to his duties for Ubisoft), Niantic took the stage during the 21st Annual Webby Awards to accept an award for Pokemon Go. Giv...   read

 
 
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'No plans' for Destiny 2 on Switch, which is called 'unrealistic'

Now that the Nintendo Switch has hit the ground running and people actually care about it, developers have to be ready for the always looming "is it coming to Switch" question. That was naturally posed to Bungie by IGN this past week as a r...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2's Squid Sister prologue just finished, setting the stage for the sequel

The Squid Sisters themed Splatoon 2 prologue has come to a close as of today, as Nintendo just put out the seventh and final chapter leading into the July release of the game. Callie has been missing for a while now, leading to some fa...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe gets a semi-substantial patch

Typically when Nintendo patches something, they're trying to eliminate vulnerabilities or add that sweet sweet "stability" into the mix (which is usually code for "we got rid of more vulnerabilities"). Today with update 1.1 for Mario Kart 8...   read

 
 
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Here's a look at the Fire Emblem: Echoes Season Pass that costs more than the game

When I first saw the price for Fire Emblem Echoes' season pass I had to do a double take. $45? That's five bucks more than the base game! Alas, it exists, it's here today, and you can buy it. While Nintendo has been pretty upfront about wha...   read

 
 
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Watch the Destiny 2 livestream reveal right here

Whether or not you're excited for Destiny 2 is irrelevant -- it's coming, and will probably have a huge launch coupled with tons of people at work talking about it. If you're a fan or just a casual observer, Bungie is kicking off a liv...   read

 
 
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Sega promises 'more surprises than ever before' with its 'Amazing Sega' re-branding

Meet the new Sega, same as the old Sega. In an attempt to capitalize on a new wave of hype, the Japanese company intends to regularly release a new video series called "Amazing Sega," the first of which you can watch below, featuring Yakuza...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Fire Emblem Echoes

It's a big day for the 3DS, as Fire Emblem Echoes, a remake of the second game in the series, is out. Strangely you can also opt to buy the Season Pass, which is $5 more than the $40 retail game. Also on 3DS is Drancia Saga, Mysterious Star...   read

 
 
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Rumor has it that Microsoft is trying to salvage Scalebound

If you forgot (or are hearing it for the first time), the Microsoft and Platinum collaboration Scalebound was canceled several months ago. I mean, some of us kind of saw it coming in a way given the Xbox One's awful performance in Japa...   read

 
 
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Mass Transit makes Cities: Skylines even more beautiful

I feel like Cities: Skylines has just the right amount of complexity. I recently went back to Sim City 2000 by comparison (which holds up!), and was taken aback by how much I had to divine (or remember) on my own. Not that it's a ...   read

 
 
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Disgaea 5 Complete demo now live on the Switch eShop

Have you taken our Disgaea 5 Complete quiz yet? Well, you should! If you don't have time for it (or maybe scored something in the neighborhood of 25-74) you can check out the demo instead, which is now live on the North American e...   read

 
 
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A cute strategy game is coming to Switch, but it's not Advance Wars

I mean, you know Advance Wars is coming at some point on the Switch. My guess is Intelligent Systems is going to wrap on the new Switch Fire Emblem (no, not the Warriors game) then at least send a side squad to investigate it...   read

 
 
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Pretty soon you'll be able to copy and paste entire decklists in Hearthstone

Two major features are coming to Hearthstone, one of which basically should have been in since the beginning. For years now I've seen fancy deck setups on reddit and YouTube and the like, and have wanted to experiment with them. But individ...   read

 
 
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Another procedurally generated roguelike is heading to the Switch soon

According to developer Raw Fury Games, GoNNER is set for a June 1 release date in the UK on the Switch (and likely the US, but you can "import" it via the eShop anyway). As a roguelike platformer it'll feel right at home on the system, whic...   read

 
 
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Netflix is making The Witcher TV series

All I can really do when I hear about any video game adaptation is step back, chuck any expectations out the window, and say "well, I hope it's not awful." That's exactly what I did this morning when I heard there was going to be a Witcher&...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil: Revelations looks smooth on PS4, but I don't think I need it again

After launching on the 3DS in 2012, Resident Evil: Revelations has found its home on PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360, and now -- PS4 and Xbox One. It'll drop sometime this fall on the latter two platforms, and you can get a good (smooth) look at ...   read

 
 
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The Switch is getting another party game in Use Your Words

Party game Use Your Words arrived recently on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U, but now you can add "Switch" to the equation as per a new trailer. No timeline was given, but it's a refreshing change of pace to see anything arrive on Ninten...   read

 
 
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Review: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

With the move back to the second entry in the series, there was bound to be some regression with Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. But the team over at Intelligent Systems managed to give us a little more than just a remake, wit...   read

 
 
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Nobuo Uematsu's new Final Fantasy XIV theme is, as expected, beautiful

Nobuo Uematsu returned once again to compose new music for Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, and that includes its core theme "Revolutions." With a track that reminds me of "Snake Eater," this music video (which is comprised of main story ques...   read

 
 
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See how Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age has been upgraded for yourself

Having completed every mainline Final Fantasy in the series (if you count leveling to the cap in Final Fantasy XI and XIV), I have a good idea of where XII sits. Most of you know I put it somewhere near the middle of the pack, discount...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go is kicking off a new 'Adventure Week' event with enhanced item drops

Niantic has announced a new event to get people back into Pokemon Go -- Adventure Week. Formed around Rock-type Pokemon, the festivities kick off on May 18 at 1:00 PM PT until May 24 at 1:00 PM PT, and will increase your chances of seeing '...   read

 
 


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