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The Wii U eShop release of Pikmin is a good excuse for a replay

Pikmin might look and feel a little dated compared to its stellar sequel, but heck yes I'd be down to play it again with those well-matched Wii Remote controls. Nintendo is bringing the Wii version of its precious 2001 real-time strategy ga...   read


GameStop is selling off a bunch of used PS3, 360, and Wii consoles

Remember when you could play video games while being offline? Pepperidge Farm remembers, and GameStop is hoping the public at large wants to relive their old experiences because there's a big Blast from the Past sale going on. Pre-owned Xbo...   read

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Digital Foundry tackles Resident Evil 4 super-mega-ultra-hyper-turbo-HD remix 2

Anyone eyeing the recently released Resident Evil 4 HD on PS4 and Xbox One might want to take a look at Digital Foundry's analysis of the ports. All things told, it looks like Capcom managed to not screw this up, even if these new versions ...   read


PC Port Report: Little King's Story

I've heard people clamoring about Little King's Story ever since its release in 2009. "It's a great Pikmin-esque experience!" and "It's so cute and charming, you gotta play it!" they'd say. I'm not exactly sure why I didn't get around ...   read

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Little King's Story
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Ooh, Little King's Story is headed to PC next week

Wish there were more Pikmin-style games (or that Nintendo would at least acknowledge the existence of Pikmin 4 again)? Well, did you ever get around to playing Little King's Story? It's not to be missed. As of next week, it'll be even easi...   read

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Mini NES
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Here's another look at the Mini NES, this time on a totally 80s laser grid

Nostalgia's a hell of a drug, eh? Nintendo's banking on it this fall when it releases the Mini NES for $60. It doesn't seem like a risky venture, though; it feels like a smart one. This thing will sell like hotcakes. Still not convinced? W...   read

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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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Used Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 consoles on sale at GameStop starting at $30

Remember that GameStop used console bundle from a few weeks ago? The one with a used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 for only $160? Well you can now buy these used consoles à la carte. Pre-owned units of the Wii and Xbox 360 are on sale for $...   read

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Metal Slug Anthology coming to PS4

The Metal Slug Anthology will be the next title to join the growing library of PlayStation 2 Classics available on PlayStation 4, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. The collection will be available digitally i...   read

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GameStop is selling a bundle of used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 systems for $160

So, you're headed up north to the lake house this weekend, but worried it might rain. What happens if you're stuck indoors with nothing to do? Late-'90s movie marathon? Or, maybe you take up GameStop's offer with a bundle of seventh-generat...   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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Sony made more money with just PSN than Nintendo did all year

Sony’s PlayStation Network made more money last year than the entire Nintendo company put together. Following Ninty’s financial statement yesterday, people cleverer than me noticed that PSN alone generated ¥529.1bn, compar...   read

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Cold Stone Creamery (Wii) voice acting will haunt me forever

You hear the first "good jooobbb" at :30 and what was once a weird, branded* cash-in with a Candy Crush color scheme and, well, a Candy Crush everything -- when did this come out? 2009! -- becomes a little less comfortable. *Because of reg...   read

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Nintendo Selects

Some of the new 'Nintendo Selects' games are cheap on the eShop, too

While most of you will probably prefer to go the physical route for the latest round of Nintendo Selects games in North America, I figured someone out there might like to know that the rebranded Wii U and 3DS titles are also discounted on t...   read

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Nintendo Selects

Recent Nintendo classics are finally heavily discounted on Amazon

Nintendo games can be something of a double-edged sword. Having been developed by Nintendo, they're usually very good. But, Nintendo also has a habit of rarely discounting its titles. That means you're going to have to pay for quality, even...   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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Nintendo expects to sell less 3DS hardware, more Wii U software

Nintendo has altered its fiscal year (April 2015-March 2016) forecasts to account for a few snags, and one small bump. In the 3DS arena, it's expecting to not only sell less hardware (one million units less), but less software (a nine milli...   read

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A Boy and His Blob review
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Review: A Boy and His Blob

A Boy and His Blob, a 2009 "re-imagining" of the NES game of the same namesake (and recently re-released on current platforms), is an interesting case study. When does retro game design and a devotion to source material become an active hin...   read

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RE4 on Wii U
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Resident Evil 4 hits Wii U in North America this week

How many ports does Resident Evil 4 warrant? All of them. Forever. Those of us in North America will have another chance to nab the best-playing version, Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition, when it comes to the Wii U eShop this Thursday, February...   read

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Zack & Wiki

Zack & Wiki is launching on Wii U today in the US

Third-party support was off the chain on the Wii for a while, and that includes the amazing Zack & Wiki: Quest For Barbaros’ Treasure from Capcom. I mean truly, I can't say enough awesome things about this game, and everyone ...   read

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'Play' station

Xbox goes soft as PlayStation users reclaim 'most porn watched'

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. All sorts of interesting trends popping up, here. "Lesbian" bumped off "teen" a...   read

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Super Mario Galaxy

Super Mario Galaxy hits the Wii U eShop tomorrow

Super Mario Galaxy 2 was made available for download on Wii U at the beginning of the year, and now Nintendo is closing out 2015 with the first game. Super Mario Galaxy joins the Wii U eShop on December 24 in North America. It'll be $19.99,...   read

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If this is really it for the new Super Smash Bros., what did you think of it?

Nintendo just had its "final" Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct, and it was a big one. In addition to the confirmation of Corrin, the launch of Cloud (and his Midgar stage), and the announcement of some Mii costumes, Bayonetta was unve...   read

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Zack and Wiki
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Zack and Wiki just found its way onto the UK Wii U eShop

Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is one of the true forgotten gems on the Wii. A point and click puzzle adventure game, it focused on using the motion controls the console was based around in really intelligent ways. Simple repet...   read

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Project M

Popular Smash Bros. mod Project M ceases development

The rise of the Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament scene has been almost impossible to ignore, even to casual players of the series. Even as of this year (year three of Luigi, mind you), Smash players travel all across the world with t...   read

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