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New Web-Based Miiverse Update - Add Favorite Genres To Profile

August 27, 2014, 12:54 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Nintendo's Miiverse spokesperson Marty has revealed that a new Miiverse update is now live on the web version of the popular social network. This new update is a rather small one compared to

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Hyrule Warriors 1.2 Update Revealed - Adds New Challenge Mode, BGM Settings & 8-Bit Sword & Shield Combo

August 27, 2014, 12:46 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

The first details about the previously announced update for Nintendo and Tecmo Koei's Hyrule Warriors have been revealed. The 1.20 update is scheduled to launch across Japan on September 1st, and will also

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Pokken Tournament Won't Feature Guard System or Tekken Cameos

August 27, 2014, 12:32 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Yesterday, The Pokemon Company shocked the world with their announcement. We already knew the game was coming, but the fact the the game in question is being developed by the Tekken team

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Shovel Knight Cameo For Super World Karts Revealed

August 27, 2014, 12:24 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

The developer behind Super World Karts has revealed a brand new cameo for the game, in the form of Shovel Knight. The game is inspired by the original Super Mario Kart from

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Weekly Japanese Sales Charts - Nintendo Have Five Titles In Top 10 Including Two For Wii U

August 27, 2014, 12:10 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

No new releases on Nintendo platforms this week in Japan but that doesn't mean much as Nintendo still occupy half of the top ten. Level-5's Yo-kai Watch 2 i still holding into the

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Miyamoto Says Nintendo Focused on Core Gamers Again

August 27, 2014, 11:41 am | news | 1 comment(s)

In a recent interview, Shigeru Miyamoto shared how Nintendo's focus has shifted from pleasing the casual gamer back to the core gamer. [These are] the sort of people who, for example, might want

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Amazon Japan Selling Retail and eShop Wii U/3DS Titles Digitally

August 27, 2014, 12:56 am | news | 0 comment(s)

Amazon of Japan now has a excellent addition for Nintendo console and handheld owners: the ability to purchase games digitally through their website. Nintendo fans can now purchase both retail and eShop titles via

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Mario Kart 8 DLC Leaked: Other Nintendo Characters, New Courses (UPDATED)

August 26, 2014, 7:44 pm | news | 10 comment(s)

For some time, many have wanted non-Mario characters to make appearances in Mario Kart, or for Super Smash Kart to be a reality. Well, it now kind of is! Through DLC, Mario Kart

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Zelda Wii U Open World Won't be like What Other Companies are Doing

August 26, 2014, 6:47 pm | news | 3 comment(s)

The short snippet trailer we saw at E3 for The Legend of Zelda for Wii U had people going insane. From the art style to the promise of an open world adventure, fans

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Tezuka Says There Needs to be Online Course Sharing in Mario Maker

August 26, 2014, 6:39 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

Mario Maker is going to be a Mario fans dream. Using sprites and graphics from Super Mario Bros. and New Super Mario Bros. U (so far the only two confirmed, although speculation leads to think

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Activision: "You Can't Count Nintendo Out For the Long Term"

August 26, 2014, 6:31 pm | news | 4 comment(s)

It came as a bit of a surprise to many when it was announced that Activision's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was skipping the Wii U. While Black Ops 2 and Ghosts didn't

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Gaming And The Superhero Phenomenon

August 26, 2014, 1:11 pm | article | 5 comment(s)

As movies and television continue to expand their superhero universes, video games are unwilling to take part in the phenomenon. Why is it that games struggle so much with these experiences?

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Platinum Games' Kellams Will Wear an Operation Platinum Shirt to TGS

August 26, 2014, 1:02 pm | news | 2 comment(s)

One of the creative producers at Platinum Games, JP Kellams, announced earlier today that if he were to surpass 4,000 Twitter followers then he would wear an Operation Platinum t-shirt to TGS later

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Xenoblade Chronicles X Will Be More Than 5 Times Bigger Than Xenoblade Chronicles

August 26, 2014, 12:55 pm | news | 5 comment(s)

In the latest issue of Edge, several high profile Nintendo developers were interviewed, amongst them Shinya Takahashi. Takahashi revealed a very interesting new tidbit concerning the scope and size of Xenoblade Chronicles

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The Wii 100 - RPGs

August 26, 2014, 10:35 am | article | 0 comment(s)

The Wii 100 returns with its 4th installement in the series breaking down our top 10 RPGs on the Wii.  This series will list off our 100 best Wii games divided into 10

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Etrian Odyssey II Untold Launching In Japan November 27th

August 26, 2014, 10:10 am | news | 0 comment(s)

According to the latest issue of Famitsu, Etrian Odyssey II Untold: The Knight of Fafnir is launching in Japan on November 27th. The game will be exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS platform

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Pokken Tournament Confirmed

August 26, 2014, 9:17 am | news | 1 comment(s)

The Pokemon Company International just announced today that Pokken Tournament is being developed and will be released in 2015.  The announcement was made on NicoNico where a trailer was revealed of Machamp fighting

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ZaciSa's Last Stand Free Update Out Now; Includes New Maps

August 26, 2014, 12:03 am | news | 1 comment(s)

ZaciSa's Last Stand is a deceptively deep Tower-Defense-like game with an interesting art style for the Wii U eShop. Developer ZeNfA Productions has just released a free update for the game, and it

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Image & Form Talks SteamWorld Dig Sales, Teases New SteamWorld Game

August 25, 2014, 10:44 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

In a recent interview, Olle Hakansson of Image and Form revealed several details concerning both the sales of the original SteamWorld Dig, as well as a tease for when the next game in

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Hive Jump Invades ReVen In More Cross-Indie Goodness for Wii U

August 25, 2014, 9:40 pm | news | 0 comment(s)

Indies working together. What a novel concept. Indies have started to realize that there are benefits to working with each other to help promote and create awareness of their game. NAMI TENTO

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Nintendo Takes Down Leaked Smash Bros Videos

August 25, 2014, 4:05 pm | news | 3 comment(s)

Mere hours after the Youtube account Izat True leaked several video clips showing raw Super Smash Bros footage for the 3DS and revealing new characters, Nintendo has stepped in and taken down the

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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Amazon Pre-Order Costume Pack Exclusive Announced

August 25, 2014, 1:49 pm | news | 1 comment(s)

Starting today, customers looking to pre-order a copy of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for the Wii U will receive an exclusive costume set for all 4 playable characters which seem to draw

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Leaked Super Smash Bros Footage Reveals New Characters

August 25, 2014, 10:33 am | news | 3 comment(s)

Last week, we got some sketchy images suggesting that Duck Hunt Dog, Shulk from Xenoblade Chronicles, Dark Pit from Kid Icarus: Uprising, Bowser Jr., and Doctor Mario are joining the roster for the

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Play as a Villain, a Platformer with Words, Cross Platform Support- Indie Corner Weekly Wrap-Up

August 25, 2014, 9:49 am | news | 0 comment(s)

On this Monday's Indie Corner Weekly Wrap-Up there are several new indie game announcements including 4 new Kickstarter projects. There seems to be a game for everyone whether you want to play as

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SteamWorld Dig Wii U Review

August 25, 2014, 9:48 am | review | 2 comment(s)

The 3DS E-Shop hit makes its way to the Wii U. Is it worth a shot for either new or old players?

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What Character Do You Want In Smash Bros?

August 24, 2014, 6:12 pm | article | 6 comment(s)

With less than a month to go, what character would you like to see in Smash Bros 4? Or if you'd like, make your last minute predictions.

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Most Anticipated Wii U Games -- Elia's List

August 24, 2014, 2:28 pm | article | 5 comment(s)

There are a lot of retail titles coming to the Wii U this holiday season and next year. From Zelda and Smash to Bayonetta 2 and Devil's Third, there is a lot of

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Bringing the Power Glove Back - The Power of Glove Documentary

August 24, 2014, 1:38 pm | interview | 1 comment(s)

The Power of Glove is an upcoming documentary from Adam Ward, Andrew Austin, and Paula Kosowski which will tell the untold story of the most innovative and interesting Nintendo device: The Power Glove.

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The Score: Does The Wii U Need Third-Parties?

August 24, 2014, 12:00 pm | news | 12 comment(s)

In this week's episode of The Score we find out your thoughts on indie collaborations. In addition, with the recent news of Ubisoft's abandonment of mature titles on the Wii U and the

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Operation Platinum: Get Bayonetta 2 To Sell 1 Million Units

August 24, 2014, 11:21 am | news | 1 comment(s)

A few days ago, many of you readers were outraged that Ubisoft claimed that Wii U gamers simply do not want mature titles and would rather play games such as Just Dance. 

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