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What's new in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have looked fairly skippable to me. I had a grand old time in the Alola region, but it's all too recent. Once was enough for the time being. If you're on the fence or missed Sun and Moon the first go ...

 
 
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Fire Emblem Echoes' Celica joins Fire Emblem Warriors

Musou games have only gotten better with big licenses like One Piece, Berserk, and The Legend of Zelda taking the exaggerated beat 'em ups and escalating them even further with their own distinct flair. I'm not a huge Fire Emblem fan by an...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Pokken Tournament DX

The Switch has yet another explosive week, as it's getting a Pokemon game and a beloved indie follow-up. Pokken Tournament DX and SteamWorld Dig 2 debut on the platform, in addition to LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2,...

 
 
 
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Here's how to nab the Ash Pikachu in Pokemon Sun and Moon

If you want in on an "Ash Pikachu" for Pokemon Sun and Moon, you basically have between now and October 30 to get one. There's six in all though all with different expiration dates -- but the catch is that you can only grab one per copy of ...

 
 
 
 
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Minecraft's Better Together update will NOT be coming to 3DS

In case you hadn't already heard, Minecraft is out on the Nintendo 3DS. While having Minecraft on 3DS is pretty awesome it will unfortunately not be getting the Better Together update. For those unfamiliar, the aforementioned update will be...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Metroid: Samus Returns

The Switch is having a pretty big week eShop-wise, as NBA 2K18 arrives on the platform. Robonauts, Semispheres, Beach Buggy Racing, Kingdom: New Lands, 36 Fragments of Midnight, Quest of Dungeons, and ACA NeoGeo Spin Master will hit th...

 
 
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Yes, Virginia, there is a new Style Savvy

I have to admit something. Ready? Are you sure? Okay, here I go: I was wrong. Back when I reviewed Style Savvy: Fashion Forward I said it was probably the last game we'd see in the series unless it went mobile. I based that prediction ...

 
 
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The new Dillon's Rolling Western will make a furry out of you

Early in the life of the Nintendo 3DS, we saw a few original games from Nintendo 2nd party developers pop up in the eShop. Games like Sakura Samurai, Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!, Pushmo, and Dillon's Rolling Western. Of those, Pushm...

 
 
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Here's everything you missed in today's Nintendo Direct

Not five minutes into today's 45-minute Nintendo Direct presentation, I felt like I was drowning in bite-sized 3DS announcements and release-window confirmations for known entities. The company quickly covered a lot of ground before reachi...

 
 
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Atlus is showing the 3DS a lot of love in 2018

The 3DS isn't going anywhere yet, and Atlus is helping to keep the handheld relevant. As part of today's rapid-fire Nintendo Direct presentation, Atlus brought several bits of news. First up, there's a demo for Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the ...

 
 
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Minecraft is coming to New 3DS today

Do you want Minecraft on the go, but for whatever reason have ignored the Pocket Edition on phones, tablets, or PlayStation Vita? Well, you can get it on New 3DS (and New 2DS) now, starting today. It won't be available for regular ol' 3DS s...

 
 
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Kirby: Battle Royale coming to 3DS next January

Kirby Battle Royale, the top down Kirby brawler featuring a lot of the same powers from the other various spin-off titles, will be coming to Nintendo 3DS with a single-player and online multiplayer fighting modes.  It looks fun enough...

 
 
 
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Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga remake coming on October 6

Today's Nintendo Direct started fast and furious with release dates for games this fall. One of those is the remake of Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga for 3DS which is coming on October 6. It's priced at $40. Accompanying the game are...

 
 
 
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Destiny 2 debuts atop Japan charts despite modest numbers

It's always interesting to see how western shooters fare in Japan. Destiny 2 tops the charts in it's opening week, but it does so with just 50,263 sales. That's only about 5,000 more than second-place Splatoon 2, which is nearly t...

 
 
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Review: Metroid: Samus Returns

I went into Metroid: Samus Returns with what can only be described as pure caution. With such a storied pedigree as a whole and given my personal history with the series, I wasn't sure that Nintendo and MercurySteam could pull it off. ...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Direct presentation happening this week

Nintendo have announced that they will be hosting another Nintendo Direct showcase in just a few days, revealing more info on the games coming to the Switch and 3DS in the coming months.The stream will go live at the link below on Wednesday...

 
 
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A quick guide to the Fire Emblem series

Fire Emblem. One of the most puzzling Nintendo franchises for sure. Most people's first experience with the series was Super Smash Bros. Melee on the GameCube, which included Marth and Roy. Neither of their games released out...

 
 
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Developer says 3DS eShop is dead for Nindies

Jools Watsham, known for his work on both Mutant Mudds and Xeodrifter, released his newest game, Chicken Wiggle, to what he refers to as "shockingly low" sales. He goes on to state that “Chicken Wiggle’s firs...

 
 
 




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Kerrik52

The free editor I mentioned yesterday, Resolve 14, worked! After using OBS to capture the feed from my PVR instead of trusting its shitty recorder, I managed to crop the borders without it looking like garbage! I want to record something for a review

 
Donley Time

The latest Boss 101 game development blog is up here on Destructoid! Check out tuning and PS controller talk! Link here

 
JPF720

More info on the Switch SMT game on October While the best outcome would be SMTV, a IV/Apocalypse remaster would be fine by

 
Shinkz

Best girl smells

 
Michael Giff

So what games have you guys and gals beaten this September? Ive only been able to add two to TurboKills defeated games list, with Otogi Myth of Demons and Jurassic Park Operation Genesis both on the classic Xbox

 
Jetfandam

Long live Fighting Games!

 
Chris Moyse

My last day at EGX It’s been a absolute carnival of patiently waiting and overpriced My fave new games so far are Moreeyo and MH Today, among others, is Detroit, can David Cage take the top spot?? (no)

 
JDelwynn

Final Fantasy IX PS4 doesnt even have true analog controls? Guess that happens when you do a port of a And screw that 1000 jumprope

 
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