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Pokemon Bank returns to the Japanese eShop

Pokemon Bank returns to the Japanese eShop Just when you thought you would have to wait even longer to withdraw those old teams, a glimmer of hope is on the horizon. Today, Nintendo relaunched Pokemon Bank on the 3DS eShop for Japan, after pulling the service due to heavy traffic in late December. As many of you know, Bank allows you to store and...
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Pokemon TCG: XY Adds Mega Evolution and Fairy Type

Pokemon TCG: XY Adds Mega Evolution and Fairy Type Dragons Beware! Based on the latest installment in the mainstream Pokemon franchise, the Pokémon Trading Card Game is set to receive a new addition itself. The aptly named Pokémon TCG: XY, is set for release February 5th and will see the inclusion of a number of new elements in the Pokemon mythos. With...
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Capsule Computers 2013 Game of the Year Awards

Capsule Computers 2013 Game of the Year Awards Each year, we as a team come together and have to make the brutal decisions of defining the best of the best. It sounds difficult, but in all honesty, the development teams make it easy by delivering quality products that we get to consume each year – and these awards are our way of paying proper...
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Mario Party: Island Tour Available Tomorrow

Mario Party: Island Tour Available Tomorrow It is only January, and Nintendo is about to drop one of the biggest 3DS games of the year on us. Get ready to button up your overalls, throw on a cap with your initial on it, and roll the dice in Mario Party: Island Tour. The latest installment in the great party game (also read: friendship destroyer)...
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Bravely Default – New Class-Based Trailer Released

Bravely Default – New Class-Based Trailer Released Even though us over here in Australia have already had our hands on Bravely Default for quite some time now it seems as though our friends over in North America are still waiting for its release, luckily for them Square Enix and Nintendo have released a brand-new trailer for the game and this time it...
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Time for a Doctor’s Visit with this Week’s Nintendo Deals

Time for a Doctor’s Visit with this Week’s Nintendo Deals A slew of awesome titles have made their way to the Nintendo eShop this week. Leading the charge is the highly anticipated Dr. Luigi. Help Luigi follow in his brother’s footsteps as he uses brightly coloured capsules to cure the world of terrible viruses. You can grab Dr. Luigi for $19.50 starting...
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Pokemon HeartGold and Pokemon SoulSilver Super Music Collection Launches on iTunes

Pokemon HeartGold and Pokemon SoulSilver Super Music Collection Launches on iTunes It’s a whole new way to hear Listen up Pokefans! Following their previous venture into the iTunes market, The Pokémon Company and Nintendo have released a digital remastered soundtrack from Pokémon HeartGold and Pokémon SoulSilver, chock full of the music that saw you through your second jaunt...
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Pokemon X and Y – Torchic Event Set To End On The 15th

Pokemon X and Y – Torchic Event Set To End On The 15th This serves as a fairly big reminder for those of you out there who have been playing the latest Nintendo/Game Freak masterpiece, Pokemon X and Y. Months ago we brought you the news of the very first Pokemon distribution event for the new generation of Pokemon games and it was that of a very special Torchic...
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King Dedede joins the Super Smash Bros. roster

King Dedede joins the Super Smash Bros. roster Today Nintendo revealed a new member of the Super Smash Bros. roster, well new being a relative term in this case, as it just so happens to be Kirby’s usual foe King Dedede. To go along with the announcement the company released a number of screenshots showing him in action in the Wii U version of the...
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Yoshi’s New Island Release Date Announced

Yoshi’s New Island Release Date Announced While we learned that Nintendo was planning on releasing the new Yoshi game sometime in the Spring last month, we now know the exact date that it is going to be hitting shelves in North America. Today the company announced that Yoshi’s New Island will be released on March 14th and it will be available...
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Chibi Robo Returns in this week’s eShop Update

Chibi Robo Returns in this week’s eShop Update He’s Back! That lovable little robot that graced the GameCube and Nintendo DS has arrived back in the west yet again, and found a nice little home on the 3DS eShop. Chibi-Robo!: Photo Finder allows players to take pictures of real world objects in order to put pieces up for display in a new museum....
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China Temporarily Lifts Ban on Foreign Video Game Consoles

China Temporarily Lifts Ban on Foreign Video Game Consoles Something to look forward to The Chinese Government has recently announced that it is temporarily lifting its ban on the sale of foreign video game systems, a ban that has been in place for 14 years. Since 2000, companies such as Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony have been unable to sell their products in what is...
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Pokemon Bank Temporarily Removed From Nintendo eShop

Pokemon Bank Temporarily Removed From Nintendo eShop For those of you out there who were waiting to get your hands on the awesome 3DS software Pokemon Bank; Nintendo has put forth an apology because it seems as though it has had to be taken down from the Nintendo eShop indefinitely due to a huge number of people from across the globe using the eShop over...
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