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Kicksters for ROM dumps?

SNES game about Bill Clinton's cat may finally get released pending crowdfunding

[Update: The owner of the prototype Tom Curtain reach out to me to provide some corrections and more information with the following statement: "The top backer does not get the prototype. There will be a funding amount (undetermined) to get ...   read

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Nintendo's first mobile app and new rewards program launch in March

Nintendo's first mobile app, Miitomo, and its new rewards program, My Nintendo, are launching next month, the company's Japanese leadership revealed in an investors meeting today. Miitomo, a Tomodachi Life-esque social networ...   read

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Nintendo Account launches in Japan, shows your purchase history

Nintendo Account - the snappily-titled new account service for Nintendo - has begun rolling out in Japan. The new membership scheme will act as a single log-in for all your Nintendo stuffs, current and future, including the Ninten...   read

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Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo Europe is 'closed' but seems to be in a zombified state

Even though Club Nintendo was supposed to close forever in Europe yesterday, you can still browse the catalog and purchase items with your stars (wow, you guys still have that Luigi's Mansion 2 statue?). If you go directly to the site it wi...   read

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Club Nintendo

PSA: Club Nintendo Europe is closing today

For whatever reason, Club Nintendo Europe survived the purge (ha, like the movie The Purge, get it Morty?) recently, and has clung to life until this week. As of today, the service will be discontinued. Now is the time where we really pour ...   read

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Club Nintendo

Remember Club Nintendo with this special coin

When I think of commemorative coins, I think of overpriced patriotic junk peddled during TV commercial breaks. Supplies are extremely limited. Call now! This is way better. It's a silver-plated Club Nintendo Goodbye Coin that is up for grab...   read

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Club Nintendo

Use your Club Nintendo codes right now

Club Nintendo has been in the process of shutting down for six months now. All along the way, there have been trigger dates where it's the last opportunity to do something or other. The last of those is upon us, and it's time to use up any ...   read

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Club Nintendo closure

Goodbye, Club Nintendo

After nearly seven years, Club Nintendo has called it quits, discontinuing service in North America. The loyalty program debuted alongside the GameCube's European launch in 2002 as Nintendo VIP 24:7 before coming to Japan as Club Nintendo t...   read

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Club Nintendo

PSA: Club Nintendo will be gone forever tomorrow, spend your Coins

If you haven't spent all your Coins yet at Club Nintendo US, now would be a good time to do so -- the service is closing forever tomorrow. It will officially close at 11:59 PM PST on June 30, 2015, so get moving! You can get some ...   read

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Iwata on digital pricing

Nintendo keeping digital prices up, hints at mild compensation

Nintendo's Satoru Iwata addressed the fact that eShop games are priced the same as their retail counterparts despite the cost savings of digital distribution. This comes from an investor briefing reported live by Nstyles and translated by C...   read


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Club Nintendo

Remember to redeem your Club Nintendo Coins by June 30

Club Nintendo as we know it is dead. It will return in some form but not the incarnation we know and love today, and your Coins will be dead too come June 30. Consider this a reminder to redeem your Coin balance before the end of the month,...   read

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Club Nintendo Europe

Club Nintendo Europe just got three new 3DS themes

Still clinging on to your Club Nintendo account? I have a few hundred Coins left -- I'll probably wait until the last minute to spend them. All you Europeans out there now have a new set of 3DS themes to take a gander at though, starting th...   read

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Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo slashes coin prices on physical stuff in the US

Club Nintendo is going away soon (on June 30 it will be completely dead), and the publisher seems to want to rid itself of all of its physical goods quickly. A bunch of items have been slashed in price to make way for a fire sale of sorts, ...   read

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Advance Wars!

PSA: Download your Club Nintendo elite rewards before Friday

Club Nintendo is shutting down. The ability to accumulate coins ended alongside March's turn to April. April is the last month that Gold (300 coins) and Platinum (600 coins) members can download elite status gifts, which means tomorrow is t...   read

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Earthbound is back up at Club Nintendo

Earlier this week we noticed that Earthbound had been removed from Club Nintendo, despite the fact that it's a digital release. Thanks to a tip from a reader, I logged into the service this morning to find out that it had been restored...   read

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First Ness, now his game? EarthBound 'sold out' on Club Nintendo reward list

[Please Give Us Strength art by Zarla] Pre-orders for the GameStop exclusive Ness amiibo went up last week, and it was pretty much a disaster. ended up being taken offline as a result, and in-store orders took upwards of two ho...   read

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Club Nintendo Platinum

Club Nintendo posts Platinum and Gold rewards

Club Nintendo is coming to a close, and the ability to register any Coins ended yesterday, but there's one last swan song for the service -- the Platinum and Gold rewards. Today, Nintendo posted said rewards on their site, and they're all-d...   read

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Club Nintendo closing

Tomorrow's the last day to earn Club Nintendo Coins

I'm still mentally preparing myself for a world without Club Nintendo. The long-running rewards service will no longer exist as of July 1, 2015, but there's a much more immediate date we also need to keep in mind: March 31. That's, wow, tom...   read

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Club Nintendo Japan

Cool Mario Kart 8 soundtrack, Club Nintendo Japan

Club Nintendo Japan has added some new rewards including a two-disc CD soundtrack for Mario Kart 8, a Majora's Mask jigsaw puzzle, and a lil Blooper shirt. You can squeeze into it, if you want. There's also a tentative listing for another t...   read

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Super Smash Bros.

That free Super Smash Bros. Club Nintendo soundtrack is starting to ship

In case you were living under a rock when Super Smash Bros. had its dual 3DS and Wii U launch, Club Nintendo had a really cool promotion where if you registered both games, you'd get a nifty physical soundtrack for free. The window already ...   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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Doc Louis

Doc Louis's Punch-Out!! headlines Club Nintendo blowout sale, with tons of new rewards

As I was enjoying the hunt for the Rosalina amiibo with a friend yesterday, we talked about what the new Club Nintendo would be like. But first, they have to close out their current one so we thought, "hey, wouldn't it be nice if they relea...   read

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A Link Between Worlds

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds soundtrack comes to Club Nintendo Europe

Club Nintendo is closing. A new loyalty program will be coming later this year, but I really enjoyed my time with it. The Club isn't completely dead yet though, especially in the case of the European version. The service recently added a Le...   read

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Nikki's Travel Quiz

Swapnote's Nikki to return in Nikki's Travel Quiz

I miss Swapnote. I mean, it's still around, but dropping SpotPass functionality has basically rendered it impotent. The thing is, even when it was fully functional, most of the messages I got came from Nikki, who I always assumed was a real...   read

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Club Nintendo

What was your favorite Club Nintendo reward?

After six long years, the Club Nintendo program is ending. It's not all bad news though -- Nintendo is starting up a new program this year, and it has the potential to be better. Also, more rewards are being added in February so you can spe...   read

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