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Amiibo Wave 3 Sold Out Across the Country Within Hours

Amiibo Wave 3 Sold Out Across the Country Within Hours The hype is real! Due to extremely limited stocks, Nintendo has managed to create an insane amount of unprecedented demand for it’s NFC enabled Amiibo figures. I had not secured a pre-order for myself for the newest wave of Amiibo which were released today in Australia. The following paragraph tells...
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Pokkén Tournament screenshots highlight recently revealed fighters

Pokkén Tournament screenshots highlight recently revealed fighters Last week Bandai Namco released some of the first gameplay footage for Pokkén Tournament and also announced a number of new Pokémon that will be playable in the arcade fighting game. Today a number of new screenshots focusing on the currently revealed fighters: Pikachu, Lucario, Gardevoir, Machamp, and...
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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past manga to be re-released after 20 years

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past manga to be re-released after 20 years If you were a fan of Nintendo Power back in the early ’90s you may remember that a Legend of Zelda comic book was included in some issues of the magazine. Drawn by Shotaro Ishinomori, these chapters were eventually collected into a single volume manga release back in 1993 but since that initial...
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Pokken Tournament New Fighters & Footage

Pokken Tournament New Fighters & Footage Not much is known about the so-far-arcade-only title Pokken Tournament, but that has changed thanks to a live stream held yesterday in Japan with the games producer Katsuhiro Harada and head of The Pokemon Company Japan as well as a bunch of very excited Japanese Pokemon fans. A few matches were played...
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Serperior now being distributed for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Serperior now being distributed for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Today Nintendo is starting what will be a three week special distribution for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire that will feature the final evolved forms for the three starters from Pokémon Black and White. For the next three weeks a different starter will be given out and will be available until...
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Club Nintendo to be Discontinued Later this Year

Club Nintendo to be Discontinued Later this Year I have an extreme soft spot for Club Nintendo. Over the past six years, the program has rewarded consumers for doing nothing more than redeeming a code and taking a thirty second survey, where the prizes have been games, digital releases, and even some nice merchandise featuring some of the favorite...
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New Cooking Mama and Gardening Mama Coming to 3DS

New Cooking Mama and Gardening Mama Coming to 3DS Release dates have been confirmed for new ‘Mama’ titles Cooking Mama: Bon Appetit! and Gardening Mama: Forest Friends. Both titles will be landing on the Nintendo 3DS on March 7th in Australia after being released last September in the States. You can pick the games up in retail or on the eShop...
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Nintendo not including charger with New 3DS XL to cut costs

Nintendo not including charger with New 3DS XL to cut costs During their Nintendo Direct yesterday, Nintendo revealed that they will be releasing the New 3DS XL in North America on February 13th for $200. While this is great news for those who want to upgrade to the latest Nintendo handheld, those looking to buy their very first 3DS may need to have other...
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More Announcements from the Nintendo Direct of 14/01/2015

More Announcements from the Nintendo Direct of 14/01/2015 There were many announcements made during the 41 minute Nintendo Direct of January 14, 2015. Keeping up with every single one of them is a time-consuming task, so to make it easier, here is a list of the announcements that did not receive their own articles. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D will be released...
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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Given a Release Date

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Given a Release Date During the Nintendo Direct of January 14, 2015, the long awaited 3D remake of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask was given a release date of February 13 for the USA and UK and February 14 for Australia and New Zealand. It will be released both in stores and as a 661 MB download on the eShop. Players...
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Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition to be released May 2015 in the West

Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition to be released May 2015 in the West During their Nintendo Direct this morning Nintendo announced that they will be releasing the previously announced Puzzle & Dragons Z and Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition together in the West in one package. These titles have been developed by GungHo Online and are puzzle games featuring...
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New Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Trailer Preps us for a Wild Ride

New Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Trailer Preps us for a Wild Ride While the “New” 3DS is on everyone’s mind right now, it might be good to take a step back and think about a title that works for any 3DS, which is none other than Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate by Capcom. While we knew how great this title already will be (due to the quality in most of the...
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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse gets a Colorful New Trailer

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse gets a Colorful New Trailer At today’s Nintendo Direct, we saw quite a few trailers, but Kirby and the Rainbow Curse definitely wins the award for the most endearing of the lot. A new trailer released tells us a bit about the story this time around, which is rather simple in nature. All of the colors have been stolen from Dream...
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Marth and other Fire Emblem Alumni Join Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. through Amiibo

Marth and other Fire Emblem Alumni Join Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. through Amiibo Do you have one of those lovely Amiibos of Marth? Well, if you do, plan on picking up Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. for the Nintendo 3DS, as Marth and all of the other Fire Emblem figures will be able to to utilized within the game, allowing you to play as whatever Amiibo you scan in. As already announced, this...
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Mario vs. Donkey Kong Tipping Stars Announced with Cross Buy

Mario vs. Donkey Kong Tipping Stars Announced with Cross Buy The Mario vs. Donkey Kong series is getting a brand new installment with the announcement of the finalized name being made during the most recent Nintendo Direct. Mario vs. Donkey Kong Tipping Stars will be releasing on both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. The game seems very similar to past entries in the...
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Wii Virtual Console Comes to Wii U

Wii Virtual Console Comes to Wii U Despite being the dumping ground for many poorly made titles the Wii still managed to have a pretty strong library at the end of its life, and now Wii U owners who didn’t own a Wii (I am sure there are not many) will get the chance to experience the best of what the last gen console had to offer...
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Splatoon to be released on the Wii U in May

Splatoon to be released on the Wii U in May Nintendo announced during its Nintendo Direct broadcast this morning that they plan on releasing Splatoon on the Wii U in May. During the presentation the company revealed a slew of new details for the game. Outside of the standard four on four multiplayer and single player modes, there will be a central...
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Pokémon Hoopa officially revealed for ORAS; Pokémon Shuffle announced

Pokémon Hoopa officially revealed for ORAS; Pokémon Shuffle announced Today during their Nintendo Direct, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company chose to reveal the legendary Pokémon Hoopa which will be released in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire in the future. The company describes the Pokémon as follows: Hoopa is a rare Mythical Pokémon that cannot be found during normal...
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New Nintendo 3DS XL to be released in North America in February

New Nintendo 3DS XL to be released in North America in February It seems that Nintendo will be forgoing the standard New 3DS entirely as today during their Nintendo Direct the company announced that they will be releasing the New Nintendo 3DS XL in North America on February 13th for $199.99. The New 3DS XL will offer everything that was previously announced, including...
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Mario Party 10 release date and details revealed; includes amiibo support

Mario Party 10 release date and details revealed; includes amiibo support During their Nintendo Direct earlier this morning Nintendo had a bunch of details to reveal for Mario Party 10, including when fans of the game’s can expect it to be released. Nintendo will be releasing Mario Party 10 on March 20th for the Wii U and it can be purchased either on its own or bundled...
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Amiibo Wave 4 to include Lucina, Ness, Robin and more

Amiibo Wave 4 to include Lucina, Ness, Robin and more During this morning’s first Nintendo Direct of 2015 the company revealed the amiibo figures that will make up the fourth wave of the releases. These figures happen to be Lucina, Pac-Man, Ness, Robin, Charizard, and Wario and they will be released in North America sometime this Spring while they will...
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New Fire Emblem Announced for the Nintendo 3DS

New Fire Emblem Announced for the Nintendo 3DS Today during their first Nintendo Direct of 2015, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced that a brand new Fire Emblem game is in the works for the Nintendo 3DS. While the title does not have an exact name at the moment, it is being developed by Intelligent Systems and will have character designs handled...
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New Nintendo Direct Set to take Place this Wednesday 14th of Jan 2015

New Nintendo Direct Set to take Place this Wednesday 14th of Jan 2015 Very interesting. Nintendo have plans for a brand new Nintendo Direct – the first for 2015 this Wednesday, January 14th. This event will be covering Wii U and 3DS titles coming out this Spring. Now, aside from Kirby, Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., and the general eShop titles, I do expect to see some new...
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Crunchyroll Now Available For Wii U

Crunchyroll Now Available For Wii U Crunchyroll has announced that the Wii U is the latest device to receive a version of their popular streaming application. The release of the application for this device herald the new availability of thousands of episodes of licensed content to stream. Official Press Release Note from Nintendo Now Wii U...
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Primal Clash Expansion Announced for Pokemon TCG

Primal Clash Expansion Announced for Pokemon TCG The Pokemon Trading Card Game continues to deliver expansion packs and now the 63rd English (yes, 63rd) expansion has been announced. The new set from Nintendo is titled Primal Clash and if you are an avid Pokemon fan, you probably already can guess that the set will include both Primal Kyogre and Primal...
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Nintendo Offering Limited Edition for The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

Nintendo Offering Limited Edition for The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D Sometimes, Nintendo comes in and shocks us a bit. Today, Nintendo of America announced that The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D will be getting a collector’s edition on the 3DS, exclusive to GameStop, Amazon, and Frys. This Limited Edition set will receive a statue of Skull Kid, and simply...
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