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Charizard & Weavile Added to Pokken Tournament Roster

Charizard & Weavile Added to Pokken Tournament Roster In no surprise to anyone, popular Generation 1 mascot Charizard is the latest character to be announced for the as-of-yet Japanese only arcade fighting game, Pokken Tournament. Joining him will be one of the fastest Pokemon in the game, the Dark/Ice type Weavile. Both characters were announced in a recent...
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Splatoon Review

Splatoon Review Splatoon Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platforms: Wii U Release Date: Out Now Price: AU$79.95 – Available Here | US$59.99 – Available Here Overview When Splatoon was announced, people’s heads turned and all eyes were fixated on the new cast of colourful half kid/half squid. It is...
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Nintendo’s 2015 E3 Presentation: The Complete Recap

Nintendo’s 2015 E3 Presentation: The Complete Recap Welcome to Capsule Computers live (or semi-live) recap of events with the 2015 E3 showing for Nintendo. Below are the announcements as they occur, laced in some opinion as needed of course, so let’s get to it! I am pumped. We start off with a puppet knocking on Iwata’s door, with puppet Iwata...
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Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Launching this Fall in North America

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Launching this Fall in North America While we had known that Nintendo was planning on bringing the latest Fatal Frame over for the Wii U, we did not know exactly what the game would be called in the West until today when they released an E3 trailer as well as a release window. Upon release the title will be called Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black...
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Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Revealed for Nintendo 3DS

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Revealed for Nintendo 3DS It looks like Nintendo is going to try and pair two Mario series that people love together with their newly announced RPG. During the company’s E3 2015 digital presentation they announced that they are working on Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam for the Nintendo 3DS which looks like a game that combines...
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Amiibo Festival Announced

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Amiibo Festival Announced Remember those Animal Crossing Amiibos that were leaked during the weekend? Well during Nintendo’s E3 2015 digital press conference we now know what they are for as the company has announced that they are not only bringing the house-decorating Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for the 3DS to North...
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Fire Emblem If Announced for Western Release as Fire Emblem Fates

Fire Emblem If Announced for Western Release as Fire Emblem Fates Today during Nintendo’s E3 2015 digital presentation the company confirmed that Fire Emblem If is of course getting a release in the West but when it is released it will be given a slightly different name. Fire Emblem Fates, as it is now called, will be released in North America and Europe sometime...
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Hyrule Warriors Legends Confirmed for Western Release; Includes all DLC Characters

Hyrule Warriors Legends Confirmed for Western Release; Includes all DLC Characters Last week we learned that Nintendo and Omega Force were working on a 3DS version of Hyrule Warriors and today during their E3 2015 digital presentation Nintendo announced that the game will be heading to the West under the name Hyrule Warriors Legends. As we already know, the title will be adding Tetra to...
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Multiplayer Focused The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes Announced for 3DS

Multiplayer Focused The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes Announced for 3DS Following the announcement of Star Fox Zero, Nintendo announced during their E3 2015 digital presentation that they will be releasing a brand new multiplayer Legend of Zelda title for the Nintendo 3DS. Titled The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes, the title will be released sometime this fall and will...
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Star Fox Zero Announced for Holiday Release on Wii U

Star Fox Zero Announced for Holiday Release on Wii U Nintendo kicked off their E3 2015 digital event with puppets and the announcement of Star Fox Zero for the Wii U. Star Fox Zero will feature the classic third-person view shown through the television while the Wii U GamePad will give players a first person cockpit view. The gyro function in the GamePad...
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Nintendo World Championships 2015 Recap

Nintendo World Championships 2015 Recap Ahh Nintendo, this is why we love you. The Nintendo World Championships 2015 kicked off Nintendo’s E3 campaign in a huge way, drawing in a nice live crowd and nearly 120,000 viewers on YouTube. An eight round celebration of new games and old games alike with gaming celebrities, the spirit of...
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New Amiibos Announced for September; 8-bit Mario and Animal Crossing Amiibos Leaked

New Amiibos Announced for September; 8-bit Mario and Animal Crossing Amiibos Leaked Earlier today Nintendo announced a new set of Amiibos that will be hitting stores in September. The first set of Amiibos happen to be three different Mii Fighters, one for each class, while the second set features mostly classic Nintendo icons. These Amiibos happen to be R.O.B., Duck Hunt, Mr. Game &...
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Earthbound Beginnings to be Released Today on Wii U Virtual Console

Earthbound Beginnings to be Released Today on Wii U Virtual Console When the original Earthbound was released on the Wii U Virtual Console many people saw it as a chance to show just how much they wanted to see more of the series in the West. Well today Nintendo rewarded these fans by announcing that they are indeed localizing another Earthbound game, although it...
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Ryu and Roy Confirmed DLC Characters for Super Smash Bros.

Ryu and Roy Confirmed DLC Characters for Super Smash Bros. The world is full of clever people these days and that includes people that can somehow hack update data and show us two new awesome characters that will be added to the Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS roster. Roy from Fire Emblem (returning from Super Smash Bros. Melee) and Ryu from Street Fighter will be...
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Devil’s Third Dated for Australia and Europe; New Screenshots and Art Revealed

Devil’s Third Dated for Australia and Europe; New Screenshots and Art Revealed Devil’s Third is one of Nintendo’s bizarre pick-ups that is just too unique not to be on the Wii U. The military thriller is odd, but is sure to strike a chord to the same audience that received Bayonetta 2 and some of the once-exclusive Japanese titles that we have been begging for, but are...
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The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors 3DS Version on the Way

The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors 3DS Version on the Way A leaked trailer most likely destined for E3 has shown that the popular Wii U title The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors will be making it’s way to the Nintendo 3DS, not without some great new gameplay additions and even new characters. While the graphics have taken a slight hit as expected, the game...
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Australian Gold Mario Amiibo Coming June 25th

Australian Gold Mario Amiibo Coming June 25th The Nintendo Australia and New Zealand Facebook Page has finally revealed the details behind the release of the Limited Edition Gold Mario Amiibo. They are arriving exclusively at Target stores on June 25th. They will be the standard Amiibo price of $17.95, can’t be pre-ordered and are limited to one...
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Pokémon Video Game and Trading Card Game National Championships Come to Melbourne

Pokémon Video Game and Trading Card Game National Championships Come to Melbourne Grab your cards, ya kangaroo loving jacks! Now that I have insulted one culture, its time to talk news. Just yesterday we spoke a little about Pokémon Video Game and Trading Card Game National Championships in the U.K. Since a chunk of our readers are in fact located in Australia as well, its only fitting...
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Amiibo – A Journey to Collect Them All

Amiibo – A Journey to Collect Them All CHAPTER 1 – A JOURNEY TO COLLECT THEM ALL When Nintendo announced their line of figures that were set to rival Activision’s Skylanders, or Disney’s Disney Infinity, the internet exploded. Originally made for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, it was clear from the get-go that these...
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Pokémon TCG and Video Game National Champions Named As Boston Event Nears

Pokémon TCG and Video Game National Champions Named As Boston Event Nears While it may not have the same following of other trading card games, the Pokemon TCG has been around for a good while now and we are midway through Championship season. Today, Pokemon International announced the finalists that may be able to partake in the big event in Boston come August. Of course it...
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Nintendo Direct Micro Reveals Numerous Titles For Western Release

Nintendo Direct Micro Reveals Numerous Titles For Western Release Recently Nintendo held a “Nintendo Direct Micro” that contained quite a few announcements despite being a relatively short showing. The full video for the Nintendo Direct Micro can be found below but as for the actual announcements, quite a few Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games were announced for...
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Promo Video for ‘Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon’ Reveals Japanese Release Date

Promo Video for ‘Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon’ Reveals Japanese Release Date Nintendo released a promo video for the upcoming 3DS game Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon (Pokemon Chou Fushigi no Danjon) during the Japanese Nintendo Direct on Sunday. The game will be released on the 17th of September in Japan, and will have a suggested retail price of 4700 yen. The game is currently...
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Humble Nindie Bundle Brings Charity to Nintendo Consoles; Big Discounts Offered

Humble Nindie Bundle Brings Charity to Nintendo Consoles; Big Discounts Offered History has kind of been made with this bit of news. Nintendo have partnered up with Humble Bundle to bring us the “Humble Nindie Bundle” featuring some find indie titles for both the Wii U and the 3DS. Like most bundles, you pay more to unlock more, and you are buying codes here so consider...
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New Yoshi’s Woolly World Trailer Shows off Amiibo Support

New Yoshi’s Woolly World Trailer Shows off Amiibo Support Not long ago, there was a bit of news about the Amiibo support for Yoshi‘s Woolly World, which is set to make a splash on the Wii U next month. Well today, big things are happening as we now know that you can utilize nearly all of your Amiibo (sans the Pokemon and Toad, oddly enough) to create brand...
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Level-5 and Nintendo Announce Inazuma Eleven Go

Level-5 and Nintendo Announce Inazuma Eleven Go Level-5 are at it again and bringing yet another follow-up to a much loved series. After selling seven million units worldwide, Inazuma Eleven is back with not just one – but two entries. Inazuma Eleven Go has been broken into two pieces, much like Pokemon, which are dubbed Inazuma Eleven Go: Light...
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Art Academy: Atelier Brings Masterpieces to the Wii U this July

Art Academy: Atelier Brings Masterpieces to the Wii U this July I think all Nintendo fans of recent years are very familiar with the Art Academy franchise. While there have been several releases, Nintendo does not seem to be unhappy with this series at all and are inspiring their fans to keep on creating with a brand new entry on the Wii U dubbed Art Academy:...
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