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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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Nintendo Download: The End Is Nigh

Switch once again dominates the week, as it's hosting the eShop releases of Floor Kids, The End is Nigh (on December 12), and WWE 2K18. Also on Switch is NeoGeo Top Hunter Roddy & Cathy, Acorn Tactics, Dimension Drive, Embers of Mirrim,...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

As one of the last big relases of 2017, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 stands tall. It's out on December 1 on Switch, along with a free Japanese voice pack and a paid expansion pass. You can also pick up Nine Parchments, OPUS: The Day We Found Eart...

 
 
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My Nintendo rewards include games again!

For the first time in what seems like forever, My Nintendo has games you can download by redeeming gold coins! Gold coins are acquired by registering retail releases through the website or Switch dashboard and haven't really had much use si...

 
 




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JuIc3

No school Whatever shall I do!?!?

 
TurboKill

Definitely convinced by the Dragon Ball FighterZ beta, so Im heavily considering getting DTOIDers, what are your platforms of choice? Im between PC or PS4

 
TysonOfTime

Flaming Chibi Robo has spoken: some new small (non-direct) Nintendo presentation is rumored to be dropping this Additionally, an actual full-direct is rumored for February with a formal announcement of the new FE

 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, beat that there Hollow Knight and got the best ending as Much as I enjoyed it I also kind of hate it in some Might see about writing up something on it at some point but glad have bested

 
SrChurros

Heck yeah! My favorite cheap-ass gay bar is re-opening! Cant wait to listen to some indie rock and have some cheap beer and actually now they are serving fancy beer and fancy burguers, and their new place is kinda far from where it

 
Osc

Just started Xenoblade Chronicles X, but instantly fell in love with its title theme - especially around the 1:42 The electro mixed w/ the choir backing reminded me so much of Metroid #musictoid | MONOX - Hiroyuki Sawano

 
Shoggoth2588

Thimbleweed Park got weird and meta at the It was a really good point n click though! Ransom is still my

 
bong264

You know I actually used to look forward to this game, until I found out it was always online and only through the stupidest fucking Shame to because its from the same people who do The Adventures of Van Helsing!

 
mullon

That last Shovel Knight DLC needs to come out Its holding up me putting away my Wii

 
 

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