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Wii Motion Plus Demonstration

New Club Nintendo Awards Available Today

For all you Club Nintendo members, the rewards for July were just announced. Time to spend those coins you’ve been hoarding! While a couple games might be repeats, they’re worth your time if you missed them the first go-around. Hit the jump for a rundown of what games you can nab.

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Lawsuit Against Nintendo Thrown Out

On June 16, 2014, Nintendo revealed that Triton Tech of Texas, LLC’s lawsuit involving a patent infringement involving the Wii Remote has been dismissed by a federal appeals court.

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Things Gamers Hate: Tacked-On Multiplayer

A few weeks a go, we talked about DLC and some of the negative effects it has had on the video game industry. This time around, we’ll be talking about the concept of “tacked-on” multiplayer in gaming because, to be honest, there are times when multiplayer just doesn’t belong in a video game. It’s not… Read more »

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Dragon Quest X Possibly Being Localized

During Square Enix’ latest financial Earning call, Dragon Quest X was mentioned, regarding a possible “overseas release”. The game was released for Wii and Wii U in 2012 and 2013 respectively, and is the franchises first massively-multiplayer online role-playing game. The company said that the sales guide showed the game being profitable if sold overseas, though… Read more »

Things Gamers Hate DLC

Things Gamers Hate: DLC

No matter how many things there are to love about video games, there will always be certain traits that just plain piss us off as consumers or as fans of a certain franchise. In order to address those issues, I’ve decided to start a new series of articles that analyze some of the things we… Read more »

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Skylanders Was Almost a Nintendo Exclusive

According to Polygon‘s interview with the creators of the ingenious Skylanders Swap Force series Toys For Bob, Nintendo could have had Skylanders all to themselves, with the liberty to add their own characters such as Pokemon, Link, Samus, and Mario. Hit the jump  to learn more.

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Wii U and 3DS eShops Undergoing Extended Maintenance on March 13

The Nintendo Wii U and 3DS eShops will be undergoing “extended maintenance” on March 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. PST, according to the company’s Network Information page. The aforementioned maintenance will also affect the Wii’s Shopping Channel and the DS’ Nintendo DSi Shop. While the maintenance is in progress, players can expect various parts… Read more »