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My Nintendo has some new games up for grabs!

An update to My Nintendo is such a rare occurrence that I tend to forget the service exists. I don't think I've logged in since the last time I wrote about games being offered and that was only to grab screenshot. I suppose today marks the ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Celeste

The Switch might be missing out on a few big games like Monster Hunter World and Dragon Ball FighterZ, but it has at least one trick up its sleeve. Celeste is hitting the system today, as well as Tales of the Tiny Planet, Earth Wa...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Kirby Battle Royale

It's kind of a big week for the Switch, as it's getting several high-profile indies, a Kirby game, and a new Square Enix RPG. Lost Sphear will debut on January 23, but today you'll get Darkest Dungeon, Ambition of the Slimes, NeoGeo Po...

 
 
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Can we just get Mario Maker on Switch now?

Nintendo snuck out a brief Direct the other day and among the announcements, we saw a few more Wii U titles making their way to the Switch. Both Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Hyrule Warriors will soon be playable on the Switch wi...

 
 
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The Switch's lifetime sales in France surpass the Wii U

Earlier this week, the Switch beat out the Wii U's lifetime sales in Japan. The same Switch that's been out for 10 months against the Wii U's five plus years. That same milestone is now happening all over the world it seems, as the Switch j...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Dragon Quest Builders demo

We just had a pretty huge "Mini" Direct this morning, but none of it is actually coming to fruition today outside of a Dragon Quest Builders demo on Switch. Nintendo is peddling a Pokken DX "Battle Pack" (Season Pass), but the first pa...

 
 
 
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This amazing archive lets you revisit Miiverse

Miiverse may be dead but it's not gone. Nintendo shut down its bizarre and lovable social network service last month, and in the lead-up to that closure, app developer Drastic Actions got to work archiving as much content as possible for po...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Kirby Battle Royale Demo

Nintendo preceded this issue of Nintendo Download with a "Happy New Year!" greeting, which is perhaps more exciting than the actual lineup of games this weel. As is becoming the norm these days the 3DS is mostly left out, hosting a sole Kir...

 
 
 
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Ray Porreca's personal picks for Game of the Year 2017

Take a deep breath. If you're reading this, congratulations. The holidays have come and gone, and we're one step closer to leaving 2017 in the dust. It hasn't been an easy year, but here we are: alive, tougher, and desperate for some rest. ...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: SteamWorld Heist (Switch)

We're reaching a post-holiday lull, the calm before the storm after everyone blew all the cash in their collective wallets. Don't worry, January is looking to decimate us yet again, but for now, we can breathe easy. On the Swich you'll find...

 
 
 
 
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Destructoid's award for Overall Best Game of 2017 goes to...

Kept you waiting, huh? We've seen robots with weird life choices overtake the top PS4 slot, Fleischer cartoons made a comeback nearly a century later, and a Nintendo game triumph on mobile. It was a weird, wonderful year, so wonderful ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Tiny Metal

Tiny Metal is the big Switch holiday eShop release, which is interesting as it's actually published by Sony, and is currently the subject of Kickstarter controversy.But it isn't alone, as it's joined by Federic: Resurrection of Music, 60 Se...

 
 
 
 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Wii U Game of 2017

If future historians or whatever alien race eventually colonizes Earth and wipes out humanity – my money is on the Tollybex of Urutha XXI – look back on the brief but bountiful life of the Nintendo Wii U, they will no doubt poin...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Yooka-Laylee Switch

It's another big day for the Switch (man this system), as it's hosting Enter the Gungeon, Yooka-Laylee, and Romancing Saga 2 (on December 15). Also on Switch is Gorogoa, One More Dungeon, NeoGeo The Last Blade, Mutant Mudds Collection, Embe...

 
 
 




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Pinstripe"Fight off your demons"

 

Rust"This is the way the world ends"

 

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition"A beautiful RTS that still holds up"

 

Secret of Mana (Remake)"Lift me up, Flammie"

 

Fe"Can't see the forest, but can see the trees"

 

Black Panther"Fight the power"

 

Bayonetta (Switch)"Let's dance, boys!"

 

Dynasty Warriors 9"Dynasty Warriors gets radio towers"

 

Space Invaders Extreme (PC)"40 Years of Space Invading"

 
 
 

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taterchimp

Ohhhhhgod Yiazmats What a waste of a night

 
ViceProphet

Streaming at if you want to hear literally the best commentary on Fortnite

 
Greenhornet214

Watching silly game show answers is one of my main Discovered this compilation yesterday and it is brilliant!

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Why do you think Yakuza is still not on PC despite its latest resurgence? Sega is no stranger to the platform and were long past the days when it was believed niche Japanese games didnt have an audience on why? I dont get

 
Gamemaniac3434

Tried Hellblade Senuas Sacrifice after buying it Definitely an interesting game in some regards, need to keep mulling it over and beat it before I say anything Also, the surround sound headphones are paying

 
FakePlasticTree

I have now gotten to the part of Dream Drop Distance, where even if I try my best to make sense of the plot and all the absurd revelations it just doesn’t add “Oh, but that guy in a brown cloak was actually just a time travelling Ansem, bla

 
PLANET P1SS 69

HOLY SHIT THE MEAN BEAN MACHINE BOSS FIGHT

 
Mike Sounders

Another example of Bandai Namco being shit at advertising their non-DBZ/Naruto/SAO anime games outside of Japan: Little Witch Academia comes out Little to no fanfare or press releases have happened for

 
Marcel Hoang

I triple carted while helping Lemon Buster and Fenriff do the HR49 Kirin You’re never too cool to get paralyzed, then stunned, then struck by lightning in quick

 
taterchimp

Do you think there was a lot of affirmative action at Hogwarts?

 
 

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