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Pokken Tournament DX Academy To be Featured At EVO 2017

Attendees of this year’s EVO Tournament won’t need to have trained up to a professional level to enjoy hands-on time with Nintendo’s upcoming enhanced port of Pokken Tournament thanks to the announcement of the Pokken Tournament Academy booth. Visitors to the Pokken Tournament Academy booth can try out DX almost a full two months before it is released on September 22nd. Visitors will also be able to chat with members of the development team, enter a contest to win their own Nintendo Switch console and possibly most importantly receive a special invitation...

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Shantae Half Genie Hero Coming To Vita, PS4 and Wii U Next Week

WayForward’s long running Shantae series gets a brand new entry with Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is coming to the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Nintendo Wii U on December 20th in both digital and physical flavors. Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is WayForward’s fourth entry featuring their purple haired protagonist. For the first time in the series history Half-Genie Hero features HD graphics while maintaining the color art-style that helped previous games stand out. If you’ve come to love Shantae’s...

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Paper Mario: Color Splash | REVIEW

Color Splash Intro

Paper Mario Color Splash is a comical and nostalgic entry in the franchise that almost takes on a 90’s PC adventure game vibe. With less emphasis on RPG elements in this release it may feel awkward at first, but it’s a worthwhile journey to take. Some of the set pieces along the way really make for great additions to the story. Other reviewers have touched upon some of the great moments like the Pirate Ship and Haunted...

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Nintendo Dropping EU Retail Orders For The Wii U Should Be Cause For Concern

Wii U Production Stop

Word came out earlier today that retailers in the European Union have until the end of this month – just 7 days from now – to get their final orders in for Wii U hardware. None of this has been confirmed by Nintendo themselves but at least one twitter user corroborated the original GameSeek report that broke the story. With six months to go before Nintendo’s next generation console – code named NX – launches and no official reveal...

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PAX: Fast Racing NEO Made Me Realize How Much I Missed Futuristic Racers

Contemporary racers might have sleek and powerful machines but they’re still confined by the restraints of modern automobile technology. With no proper F-Zero release in sight and the WipeOut franchise all but extinct there hasn’t really been an option for those of us who want to turn corners at several hundred kilometers an hour. If you want to break the sound barrier you’re going to have to go FAST! Fast Racing NEO is a futuristic racing title...

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Nintendo’s Breath of the Wild Live Experience Proves Critics Were Wrong

Critics of Nintendo’s E3 2016 strategy wondered just how the company could have a strong showing with just one game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild playable at their booth. Now that the dust has settled it is quite clear that the big N made the right call in putting all of the cucco eggs in one basket and trusting in the Hero of Time. Not only did Nintendo bring one of the most refreshing...

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Super Mario MashUp Pack Coming To MineCraft Wii U

Nintendo will be bringing some of its timeless mascots and set pieces to the world of MineCraft with the optional “Nintendo MashUp Pack” for the Wii U Version of the game. Revealed today on Nintendo’s official YouTube Channel, this new add-on includes skins themed after classic Nintendo characters like Wario, Mario, Luigi, Peach and Toad. It also includes tile sets that will allow players to build giant versions of their favourite chatacters or even a replica of...

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Star Fox Zero The Anime? You Can Check It Out Right Here

Star Fox Zero

Nintendo recently released a 14 minute anime short to help promote yesterday’s launch for Star Fox Zero for the Wii U. Serving as an introduction to the major characters – Fox, Peppy, Slippy, Falco and General Pepper – it doesn’t exactly shed any new light on the Star Fox universe but it is still quite the treat for long time fans. Like the game, the aesthetic of “The Battle Begins“ is very reminicint of Star Fox 64...

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[Rumor] Smash 4, Splatoon, Zelda Wii U & Mario Maker All In Development For NX

Yet another day means yet another round of supposed leaks for the Nintendo NX. As with anything related to the unannounced console, take these with a grain of salt because we all remember how that supposed controller leak went down last month. This last news comes by the way of multiple NeoGaf threads and a locked Twitter account belonging to a known industry insider. The Legend of Zelda For Wii U has long been rumored to be...

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Nintendo Announces Paper Mario Color Splash

Nintendo announced a brand new entry in the Paper Mario franchise exclusively for the Wii-U.  Titled Paper Mario Color Splash this game finds Paper Mario finds himself in a world that is beginning to lose it’s color (literally). In order to save this new land, Paper Mario must use a special hammer to splash down color on objects and NPCs. The Paper Mario series began all the way back on the Nintendo 64 with the release of...

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Star Fox Zero Will Ship An Additional Game, Star Fox: Guard

Star Fox Zero

Nintendo kicked off their huge 42 minute Nintendo Direct the same way that they kicked off last year’s E3 – with new information about the upcoming aerial space combat game Star Fox: Zero. Perhaps the juiciest piece of information revealed is that Star Fox Zero’s physical release will come bundled with two  games, the previously announced Star Fox Zero and a new title Star Fox: Guard. Star Fox: Guard is a tower defense game set in the...

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New Nintendo Direct Later Today, Covers 3DS & Wii-U

Nintendo will be holding a surprise Nintendo Direct video presentation later today that will focus on titles for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U. They have stated that this presentation will include titles for both platforms that are due out by the end of the summer but will not include any information on the companies’ plans for mobile phones or their upcoming Nintendo NX Console. Things kick off later today at 5PM EST / 3PM MST...

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Launch Trailer

Nintendo has released the official launch trailer for the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD for Wii U. The game will be out next Friday – March 4th – bundled with a special Wolf Link Amiibo that unlocks a hidden set of challenges. I suppose Pokemon re-releases weren’t the only big news from Nintendo today! [youtube id=”-CfW2hpHoNI”]

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10 Minutes of Gameplay From The English Version of Pokken Tournament

The folks over at GameXplain have posted over 10 minutes of new gameplay footage from the English localized version of Nintendo’s’ upcoming Wii U fighter Pokken Tournament. In these brief clips we get a look at the games’ main menu as well as our first taste of the official announcer for the English version. Some folks over at NeoGaf aren’t exactly impressed with the female announcer Nintendo of America has chosen for the game. They point out...

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