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New Pokémon games on the Wii U Virtual Console on Thursday

Nintendo announced three additions to the Wii U Virtual Console lineup on Thursday. This Thursday, three Pokémon Mystery Dungeon titles come to the Wii U Virtual Console. Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team from the Game Boy Advance, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team, and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky both originally Nintendo DS titles. More Pokémon Virtual Console titles are planned for later this summer. Check out what these games are about below.

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February 19th Nintendo Download

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse – In this colorful new adventure, guide Kirby through a vibrant world made of clay by drawing Rainbow Ropes on the Wii U GamePad controller. You can even mold your clay Kirby into a Tank, Submarine or Rocket to wreak havoc. Up to three friends can join in and play as Waddle Dee characters to explore levels with you. Kirby and the Rainbow Curse will be available Feb. 20. Click here to...

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Nintendo Patent Infringement Case Dismissed

Nintendo announced on Monday that the company has won a patent infringement case in a U.S. District Court in Texas. The case was brought in February 2009 by Wall Wireless, LLC, which claimed that the Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi systems infringed a patent. Wall Wireless is a company whose primary business is enforcing patents. The court dismissed the case on May 19th, 2014, after the United States Patent and Trademark Office canceled all the patent claims...

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Downloadable DS Games Coming To Wii U?

Anyone who has played the Wii U might have thought of this at some point. You’re looking at the controller in your hand, then up to the TV, then you ponder what it would be like if you could play your favorite DS games on the home console. Surprisingly enough, it sounds like Nintendo is planning to do just that by releasing DS games on the Wii U eShop! This of course is big news considering the...

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Club Nintendo Rewards – December 2013

The month of December has brought even colder temperatures and four new classic downloadable game rewards for Club Nintendo members, including Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels. The game is one of two Virtual Console titles that are available for the Nintendo Wii/Wii U, the other is Balloon Fight. The two other games for the Nintendo 3DS include Virtual Console title Mario’s Picross and DSiWare title Starship Defense. All four titles are available until January 12th, 2014.

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November 12th Nintendo Download

RUSH (Two Tribes) – Rated: E RUSH is the third and last of the Two Tribes classics to arrive on Nintendo eShop. Other games in this range include 2D puzzle platformer Toki Tori and retro inspired platformer EDGE. In RUSH’s fully three dimensional levels, players need to guide cubes to color coded exit points using Conveyor belts, Warps, Stops Signs, Splits and more! The game can be easily controlled with the stylus on your Wii U GamePad...

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December 5th Nintendo Download

3D Sonic The Hedgehog (SEGA) – Rated: E – $5.99 Sonic The Hedgehog, now in 3D! The evil scientist, Dr. Eggman (aka Dr. Robotnik), has snatched the animals of South Island, turning them into robot slaves. Only one hero can defeat Dr. Eggman and rescue the animals from his vile clutches – it’s the super-cool hedgehog with the blue spiky hair, Sonic! Race at lightning speeds across seven classic zones as Sonic the Hedgehog. Run and spin...

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September 19th Nintendo Download

The Nintendo 3DS eShop is the focus this week with a ton of new games available from full retail releases to new eShop titles. EA Sports latest game in the FIFA series arrives on the 3DS with FIFA 14 hitting the eShop arriving on September 24th. Other full retail releases arriving include Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure and Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi. The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker 3D is also available this week with...

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September 5th Nintendo Download

Nintendo has released a bunch of new games this week in the eShop, including a couple of games from Capcom and a bunch of nice looking new 3DS eShop games. Capcom’s classic role-playing game Breath of Fire II hits the Wii U Virtual Console today and joins Capcom’s eShop D&D game Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara. Also released this week include original eShop titles Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and Spot the Differences: Party! Over on the...

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CHARTED: Nintendo (Week Ending July 28th)

Animal Crossing continues to do well for Nintendo with the game still in the top five in North America and is just outside the top ten in Japan after nearly 40 weeks. The game has sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide so far. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies was released in Japan on the Nintendo 3DS this week and raked in 247,352 copies in its first week, making it the number one selling game...

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CHARTED: Nintendo (Week Ending July 20)

Nintendo released their sales numbers for last quarter for the Wii U and 3DS which showed that Nintendo’s latest home console is struggling while their latest handheld continues to soar. Shin Megami Tensei IV was released during this week and quickly took the number two spot on in the USA sales rankings. Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Luigi’s Mansion continue to sell strong for Nintendo with the games in and near the top ten. In Japan Nintendo...

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CHARTED: Nintendo (week ending Jul 13)

No matter how many weeks have passed since the release, Mario titles have holding power with several releases from the last year still holding well in the top 30 releases. Animal Crossing: New Leaf is still holding strong in its fifth week of release in North America and has sold nearly 500,000 copies in the first five weeks. That pales in comparison to the Japanese release which has more than 3.5 million sold so far, though the...

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July 25th Nintendo Download

Another virtual console release has come the way of the North American Wii U with the release of Kid Icarus. The classic Nintendo title, which spawned a 3DS sequel a few years back, was made popular once again when the titular character was made as a playable character in the Super Smash Bros series. Also released in this lean week of digital releases are a trio of games for the 3DS including digital only releases Chain Blaster,...

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April 25th Nintendo Download

Only five releases this week but they span all four Nintendo platforms. A new Rayman app for the Nintnedo Wii U, Crazy Construction for the Nintendo 3DS eShop, Mega Man 4 hits the 3DS Virtual Console service and Circle’s Color Commando is now available on DSiWare. Finally SENGOKU arrives on the Nintendo Wii Virtual Console list, though the sequel has been been available for a while. Take a look at the full, and lengthy list, below.

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