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Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games gets release date

My boys Mario and Sonic are back together again for yet another Olympic games game -- this time in Rio de Janeiro. For the fifth entry in the Mario & Sonic Do Sports For Some Reason series, the roster of playable characters is doubling...   read

 
 
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This new Pokemon is a fire and water type

We got our first glimpse of Volcanion so long ago, via a leak, that today's official announcement from Nintendo initially felt brand new to me. The latest Mythical Pokémon is a fire/water type -- the first of its kind -- should be ob...   read

 
 
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Hyrule Warriors Legends sure is shaping up

Slowly but surely, I'm coming around on Hyrule Warriors Legends. I put over a hundred hours into the original game on Wii U. I loved it. But I eventually hit that point where all of a sudden I didn't even want to think about it, much less c...   read

 
 
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I'm warming up to Lego Marvel's Avengers

Now that TT Games has begun showing more locations and characters in Lego Marvel's Avengers, I'm starting to come around. Officially, the open-world locales are Asgard, Barton Farm, Malibu, New York City, "S.H.I.E.L.D. Base Exterior," Sokov...   read

 
 
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See how much faster Monster Hunter X loads on the New 3DS

Monster Hunter X was just released recently in Japan, and it's blowing sales expectations out of the water. It's only set for the 3DS at this time, but since the platform is now semi-fragmented by the "New" and "old" models, there is a sli...   read

 
 
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Watch Skull Kid do his thing in Hyrule Warriors Legends

One of my most anticipated new features of Hyrule Warriors Legends, an expansion of sorts for the original Warriors, is Skull Kid. The new attacks shown in the video look amazing, and include moon abilities, as well as a fighting style fea...   read

 
 
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They finally gave Ganondorf a trident in Hyrule Warriors Legends

Ganondorf wasn't given a trident in Hyrule Warriors for Wii U. That seems like a missed opportunity of sorts. It was his weapon of choice in some of the best Zelda games ever made. That misstep is being rectified with the 3DS' Hy...   read

 
 
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Everything we know about Cloud in Smash Bros. from both a Final Fantasy and Smash perspective

In the wake of last week's reveal of Final Fantasy's Cloud coming to Super Smash Bros., some people have managed to put together videos analyzing his introduction in great detail. We have two great examples for you. The first, by GameXplai...   read

 
 
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Watch Tetra kick some tail in Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors 3DS

Pulling a reverse Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors launched on the Wii U last year and is getting an updated version on 3DS, Hyrule Warrios Legends, sometime next year. It's January 21 in Japan, first quarter 2016 for America and Europe. King ...   read

 
 
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Watch Xenoblade Chronicles 3D run at the clock speed of an original 3DS

When Xenoblade Chronicles 3D arrived earlier this year, exclusively for the New 3DS, fans were skeptical as to whether or not it would have just ran on older hardware. YouTube user Osha has given the experiment a go, using homebre...   read

 
 
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Link just doesn't know what to wear in Tri Force Heroes' costume trailer

Oh my god did you change again!? Looks, it takes me a long time to get ready to go out, so I know what Link's going through. You just want to look your best. Sometimes you nail it, sometimes you kick back and forth between shirts and shoes...   read

 
 
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Nintendo held a pretty cool launch event for Chibi Robo at the World Store

The Chibi-Robo franchise is in dire straits. Nintendo has noted recently that Zip Lash is his last shot, and the reviews so far haven't been kind. On the bright side, this launch event held at the Nintendo World Store actually looks pretty...   read

 
 
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Here's what the pre-order bonus for Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden looks like

Some of my fondest gaming memories involve late-night fighting sessions with Dragon Ball Z games. The Butoden series was a classic, but I also played plenty of Dragon Ball Z: Legends on the original PlayStation, which is still on...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Tri Force Heroes' UK trailer is significantly less weird than the Japanese one

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes kind of snuck up on me. It's coming out in less than a month, and it feels like it was only just revealed. I'm looking forward to the Four Swords-esque cooperative scheme for sure, and thankfully, ...   read

 
 
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Sup Holmes goes back to school with Wayforward's Austin Ivansmith

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Art by Kokosac.] Today on Sup Holmes, we...   read

 
 
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Ace Attorney 6 trailer is looking pretty feudal

Capcom has a new Japanese trailer up for the recently announced Ace Attorney 6. Though I don't know what they're saying, it has all the desk-pounding and witness-badgering we have come to expect from the series. Also, check out that mystica...   read

 
 
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Free Shovel Knight expansion out September 17

Yacht Club Games just announced Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows is coming to, "all existing platforms and regions on September 17, 2015." The free expansion is a completely remixed story mode starring Plague Knight and featuring some new a...   read

 
 
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Side by side Dragon Quest VIII 3DS and PS2 comparison

With Dragon Quest VIII's recent 3DS release in Japan, YouTuber user "ninten2tv" has put together a side-by-side comparison of the intro for both games. The 3DS is brighter. Too bright? It definitely lacks some tertiary detail, but it looks...   read

 
 
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Space Dave! adds eyeball blasting with a Galaga twist

Woah Dave! was a pretty big success, though it's looking like the next title on the Dave! series won't be content to simply give us more of the same. While Dave's first adventure was heavily influenced by the 1983's Mario Bros., Space...   read

 
 
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Here's what Gunman Clive HD looks like on Wii U

I really enjoyed both Gunman Clive games, as they were excellent little platformers that distilled so much of what made the genre great. The fact that they were sold for only a few bucks helped, but if you weren't keen on springi...   read

 
 
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