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The New 3DS: Unnecessary or Essential

Nintendo’s announcement of the New 3DS has caused cheers and complaints, but above all, confusion. Is this a new system or just a slight upgrade? The most obvious addition to the New 3DS is a bunch of buttons: two triggers and a second analog stick have been added. Perhaps the most underwhelming feature of the 3DS… Read more »

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Gamer’s Fascination With Console Colors

Though we often discuss the differences between game-consoles—why Microsoft added this, why Sony added that—one aspect remains the same across the board. The PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U are all black. If a variation is released, the best we can expect is usually white. In the past, designers haven’t been as strict. The… Read more »

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Bayonetta 2 Releasing October 24th

Nintendo had a ton of announcements today regarding release dates for their fall/holiday season. Among these release dates was Bayonetta 2, which will launch exclusively on the Wii U October 24th. Back in June at E3, Nintendo announced that the sequel would be bundled with the first game at no extra cost.

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Super Smash Bros. Soundtrack Coming to Club Nintendo

As part of the slew of Nintendo news this morning, it was also announced that the official soundtrack for Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U will be available as a physical reward through Club Nintendo upon registering both the 3DS and Wii U versions of the game.

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Shulk Confirmed for Super Smash Bros

After the recent leaks for Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U and their subsequent removal, one of the characters featured in the leaked roster line-up has officially been confirmed: Shulk from Xenoblade Chronicles will be joining the fight.

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Nintendo Opens US Preorders for Mario Kart 8 DLC

Yesterday, Nintendo UK unveiled two upcoming DLC packs for the Wii U’s Mario Kart 8. Not only will these packs feature new playable characters from both within and outside of Mario Kart’s traditional pool of characters from the Mario franchise, but each pack will also feature eight new courses (that’s sixteen new tracks total or… Read more »

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Hyrule Warriors Update Coming to Japan September 1st

Nintendo and Tecmo Koei’s Hyrule Warriors, which has been available in Japan since earlier this month, will receive a much-needed updated on September 1st. However, besides simply providing a fix for some of the game’s bugs, the update will also include a new challenge mode, the ability to change the background music during play, and… Read more »

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Nintendo Removes Smash Bros Leaks

A number of Super Smash Bros. leaks surfaced a few days ago, showing a number of new characters and stages. In the form of both images and video, this was, by far, the most convincing leak that has surfaced for the game to date. A new installment in this story has occurred today, being that… Read more »