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My Nintendo

My Nintendo just got a bunch of new rewards and discounts

I'm unsure how successful My Nintendo is. The publisher seems to be satisfied enough, and they no longer have to spend tons of cash shipping out physical rewards to people like they did with Club Nintendo, but right now a lot of the system ...   read

 
 
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PSA: Pokemon players can pick up the legendary Shaymin this month

It's Shaymin month!The legendary 2016 Pokemon truck is still driving along that long and lonesome road, and as of today, July 1, you can pick up Shaymin for free. Just log into Pokemon X & Y and/or ORAS, and grab him as a gift in t...   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 Download

Nintendo Download: Super Mario RPG

The Wii U only has a few releases this week but damn is one of them good. Super Mario RPG has hit the Virtual Console, and if you're on the fence, hit up our discussion. You can also find LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Prism Pets, ...   read

 
 
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This Zero Escape recap should get you caught up for the new one

Zero Time Dilemma is out, and our own CJ calls it "bloody brilliant." I'm excited to play it after I finish Inside. Conveniently, the folks over at Suggestive Gaming have provided a brief, 10-minute recap of the first two games in the ...   read

 
 
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7th Dragon

7th Dragon III Code: VFD demo is live on the 3DS eShop

Sega has sent us word that a demo for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is available on the 3DS eShop, just in case you want to get a taste before you drop your cash on it. A fairly celebrated series in Japan, 7th Dragon got its start on DS with dev...   read

 
 
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Nintendo

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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The mustache behind Link's cheerleader outfit

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes has costume-based mustache special abilities, including a Cheer Outfit that puts Link in a crop top with pink pom poms. The idea started as a mustache callback to idol culture (Tokyo Mirage Sessions say...   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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Zero Escape

How do you feel about the Zero Escape series?

Now that it has three games under its belt (999, Virtue's Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma), the Zero Escape series is kind of a big deal at this point. Okay, maybe it isn't selling gangbusters on say, Layton-levels, but after nearly sev...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Eiji Aonuma wants more multiplayer for Zelda, but do you?

Multiplayer gameplay doesn't mix often with the Zelda series, but when it does, it usually puts forth enough panache to be worth it. Take Four Swords, one of my favorite Zelda games ever (especially the Anniversary Edition) -- it takes such...   read

 
 
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Yo-Kai Watch's 'create-a-cat' feature is the cutest thing you'll see all day

Jibanyan is the mascot of Yo-Kai Watch for a reason -- people love cats, and they're the best. Level-5 is doubling down on the nyan too, as Yo-Kai Watch 3 will have a full on "My nyan" create-a-cat feature, which accommo...   read

 
 
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Marin looks like a good fit for Hyrule Warriors

We're far enough along into Hyrule Warriors Legends' DLC schedule that I'm feeling the call to come back. By the time the 3DS title released, I already had hundreds of hours with the original Wii U version under my belt and was utterly bur...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE

It's a good day for JRPG fans. The Wii U is getting Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE, the newest game from Atlus, which should help tide you over for Persona 5. Other Wii U releases include Mighty No. 9, Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Ga...   read

 
 
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Pokemon

Pokemon Sun & Moon is getting a special 3DS XL, and I want it

Nintendo of Europe announced a new, ahem, New 3DS XL model today, which is due in November. It features the legendary Pokemon from Sun & Moon, Solgaleo and Lunala, with a black and white design. I'm running out of room in my Pokemon col...   read

 
 
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Yacht Club Games

Yacht Club Games is shoveling into the publishing business

Yacht Club Games has become a driving force in the industry very quickly. They were only founded in 2011 and have just one game (Shovel Knight, released in 2014), but they keep on remaining relevant with their constant support and gene...   read

 
 
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Deals

Buy a game card at Best Buy, get a second one 20% off

The Steam Summer Sale date, June 23, was promptly leaked again earlier this week. It's almost time for PC gamers' wallets to take some pain, but what if there was a small way to get even more savings during the sale? As of this weekend, you...   read

 
 
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Here's 10 minutes of Metroid Prime: Federation Force, including amiibo support

Noticeably absent at E3, Metroid Prime: Federation Force still exists, and is creeping up with an August release. If you're still on the fence about it Nintendo has provided 10 full minutes of footage on their YouTube channel, which lo...   read

 
 
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Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice feels like it has already shown all its cards

It's no secret to anyone that Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric on the Wii U was not well received by critics or players. From buggy execution to slow and meandering gameplay, Sonic Boom in many ways exemplified what many long time fans have feared...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV
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Are you picking up Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse?

At first it was hard to make sense out of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (known in Japan as "Final"). Initially I thought it was just an expansion of sorts for IV, but as it turns out, it's a brand new game. Now you'll be playing as more...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Rhythm Heaven Megamix

It's a port and Virtual Console heavy day for Nintendo's console, which isn't a terrible thing depending on your tastes. Today sees the release of Terraria, as well as Super Paper Mario, and Drill Dozer. The Wii U is also getting ...   read

 
 
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Ha, the new Mario Party art is lifted from a SpagettiOs can

As pointed out by an astute commenter yesterday, the art for Mario Party: Star Rush seems to have been generously lifted off of an official Nintendo SpagettiOs can. It makes you wonder how many times the publisher has done this pr...   read

 
 
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Mario amiibo

PSA: A few of the new Mario amiibo might be rare

We are long past the era of "unicorn" or "impossible to find" amiibo. Taking a look at recent releases, Roy, a GameStop exclusive, was available for over a month before he temporarily went out of stock, and was re-listed again. Timmy and To...   read

 
 
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Rhythm Heaven Megamix available now, is a 3DS eShop exclusive

Many Nintendo fans were hoping that Mother 3 would receive a surprise release at E3 this year, but so far so bad on that front. Instead, we have the sudden launch of Rhythm Heaven Megamix, a compilation of over 70 stages from the first...   read

 
 
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Mario Party Star Rush
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Mario Party Star Rush will not continue the bad 'car' mechanic from recent iterations

Nintendo announced Mario Party Star Rush yesterday buried in a press release, but today they're giving it a bit more fanfare. In addition to showing actual gameplay, they detailed a few of the game's systems. It seems like it'll sport ...   read

 
 
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Well that bitching over Hyper Light Drifter was apparently my 200th There is a Its 2 of Im celebrating with cranberry moonshine and

 
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On a side note, this might be the least interest fall/winter line up Ive seen in a long Anyone feverishly excited for something? Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4 for and thats a year Whats got you kids hyped?

 
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I done messed I had a chance to buy Hyper Light Drifter for But I missed it, and now Im broke for an indeterminate amount of Sucks, it was in my top 3 most anticipated this 1 being The Witness and 3 being Dark Souls

 
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Man Im playing RE5 and while it is fun and everything, the camera is TOO DAMN CLOSE, Chris occupies half of the screen , and fuck, when I can see where Im going Shiva is in the its a great game, fun

 
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Playing Skyrim on my new PC, and while the graphics are only on High, its great to see it running so

 
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