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Dark Souls: Remastered for Nintendo Switch coming in October

Bandai Namco has announced today that Dark Souls: Remastered for Nintendo Switch and the Solaire of Astora amiibo will launch on October 19th. Journey to Lordran and experience the groundbreaking action-RPG on the go. The game was released for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 earlier this year but the Switch version was delayed. An online Network Test will be scheduled prior to release. Stay tuned for more info.

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Pearl and Marina amiibo for Splatoon 2 announced

Another new set of amiibo are in their way! Pearl and Marina, two of the most popular characters in Splatoon 2, are getting their own amiibo figures. This talented duo forms the group ‘Off the Hook’ and has been burning up the Inkling music charts. First, you’ve got Pearl, the cute and sassy MC with a talent for spitting fire. Then you’ve got Marina, the dazzling DJ genius dropping beats on the wheels of steel. Like Callie...

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Detective Pikachu coming to 3DS on March 23rd

Take the role of young Tim Goodman and explore with his talkative partner Pikachu in the action-adventure game Detective Pikachu, coming to the Nintendo 3DS family on March 23rd, 2018. Tim and this gruff, coffee-drinking Pikachu have teamed up to investigate the disappearance of Tim’s father. Look for clues, talk to witnesses, and uncover the secrets of Ryme City! A special Pikachu and his friend Tim uncover the mysteries of Ryme City in Detective Pikachu for systems in the Nintendo...

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Style Savvy: Styling Star launches for Nintendo 3DS on Dec. 25

The newest game in the Style Savvy series is coming exclusively to Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS this holiday season. The latest game is called Style Savvy: Styling Star game. In the game you can manage a boutique, plan makeovers and help your clients become singing superstars. The Style Savvy series puts you in the role of a budding fashion mogul. By running your own fashion boutique, you can select the clothes you sell, recommend outfits...

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Full details for Splatoon 2 from Nintendo Direct

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This morning Nintendo held their most recent Nintendo Direct with the focus squarely set on their freshest game yet, Splatoon 2. The game is of course the sequel to Splatoon which was a refreshing game when it launched for the Wii U two years ago. Splatoon 2 game launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch console in just a couple of weeks and Nintendo branded this Nintendo Direct with the Squid Research Lab to provide a refresher on...

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Three new amiibo planned for Super Mario Odyssey

Nintendo has plans for three more amiibo to coincide with the release of Super Mario Odyssey in October. The three amiibo will be of Mario, Peach, and Bowser decked out in wedding garb. In Super Mario Odyssey you will join Mario on a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure and use his incredible new abilities to collect Moons so you can power up your airship, the Odyssey, and rescue Princess Peach from Bowser’s wedding plans! This sandbox-style 3D Mario...

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Nintendo spotlights ARMS, Splatoon 2, and upcoming releases in latest Nintendo Direct

On Thursday afternoon, Nintendo unveiled new details about the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Splatoon 2 and ARMS games for the Nintendo Switch system, as well as Hey! PIKMIN, Ever Oasis and several new Kirby games for the Nintendo 3DS in a new streamlined format for its long-running series of Nintendo Direct presentations. The video also covered numerous third-party games, including Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition and Disgaea 5 Complete for Nintendo Switch, and Culdcept Revolt for Nintendo 3DS. “With the recent...

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Mario Sports Superstars amiibo on the way

Mario Sports Superstars will launch for the Nintendo 3DS on March 24th and offers five full-featured sports like Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Baseball and, for the first time in a Mario sports game, Horse Racing. Newly announced today is the arrival of Mario Sports Superstars amiibo cards. By tapping one of these new amiibo character cards while playing Mario Sports Superstars, players will get a variety of bonuses. The Mario Sports Superstars amiibo cards will be available for...

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Nintendo launching four new Fire Emblem titles, including mobile game next month

Nintendo surprised Fire Emblem fans today via a Nintendo Direct announcement with news of multiple new games. We already knew about the upcoming game for the Nintendo Switch and a hint of a 3DS game from the official website, but there was much more news today. In addition to these games we got our first glimpse of the Fire Emblem title headed to mobile devices in Fire Emblem Heroes. “In recent years, the popularity of the Fire...

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Box art and new screens for Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World

Nintendo released the official bundle box art for their upcoming 3DS title Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World, which hits stores in the new year. The game is of course and update of last year’s Wii U title, made bite-sized for Nintendo’s portable. In the game you’ll discover a handicraft world bursting at the seams with creativity, as you guide Yarn Yoshi or Yarn Poochy through clever side-scrolling stages. Unravel secrets, toss yarn to weave platforms, and power...

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Animal Crossing amiibo just $5 at Walmart in Canada

Okay so the Animal Crossing amiibo haven’t been a huge success when it comes to the rest of Nintendo’s figures. Part of that is likely due to the lackluster reception of last year’s Animal Crossing amiibo Festival and the resulting over-saturation and under-selling of the figures. But if you haven’t completed your collection of amiibo of the Animal Crossing nature, and you live in Canada, now is your time. Walmart Canada is now selling Animal Crossing amiibo...

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Retail release Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo pushed back

For those who didn’t pick up Animal Crossing: New Leaf before and are waiting for the updated retail release Welcome amiibo to hit stores, you may have to wait just a bit longer. Originally scheduled to be released on Friday, December 2nd, Nintendo.com now lists the release date just shy of a week later on December 8th. The move could possibly be to spread out Nintendo’s releases, with Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS also releasing on...

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Nintendo plays it smart with Animal Crossing update

Now Nintendo could have gone the money route and made a brand new Animal Crossing game. Animal Crossing: New Leaf was released for the Nintendo 3DS back in back in 2013, so it’s been three years since its release. And when you consider that this is the forth game in the main series, and the games have been released about every three to four years apart, it wouldn’t have been at all surprising if they had. Sure...

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Update and amiibo arrive in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Animal Crossing: New Leaf got its long awaited free update today, which was announced in a special new Nintendo Direct video presentation. The free update launched this morning alongside the Nintendo Direct, and will also launch as part of a packaged version with the full game called Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo for theNintendo 3DS. The updated version of the classic Animal Crossing: New Leaf game adds amiibo functionality, which opens up a whole neighborhood of new possibilities. By...

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Zelda 30th Anniversary Amiibo Spotted On Amazon.ca – Release Date Soon?

Earlier this month Nintendo announced an entire line of Zelda 30th anniversary amiibo figures that will launch later this winter. Now the quartet of new figures have been spotted in their first Canadian retail listing – product pages went live on Amazon.ca for Ocarina of Time Link, Toon Zelda + Toon Link combo pack and the 8-bit Link amiibo. No release date were listed on any of the individual pages sadly, but you can add them to your...

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