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Zelda, Golf, Tennis and some Pottery Slide into the eShop

Zelda, Golf, Tennis and some Pottery Slide into the eShop Welcome to the first week of Nintendo’s 8-bit Summer! This week Nintendo are tackling the classics and giving us a nice gulp of sports and what-not with a slew of digital releases. First up comes the legendary and original beast that started it all, The Legend of Zelda. This NES port was original...
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SMASH! 2012 Pokemon Battle Arena Competition

SMASH! 2012 Pokemon Battle Arena Competition Are you a Pokemaniac? Do you live for the thrill of Pokemon battling? Well, why not come down to SMASH! 2012 on the 14th of July and duke it out with your fellow Pokemon Trainers with some cool prizes on the line? July 14th at SMASH! 2012, in conjunction with Beyond Home Entertainment, a special Pokemon...
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Mega Man X2 Virtual Console Trailer

Mega Man X2 Virtual Console Trailer Mega Man X2 is back! The classic 1994 Super Nintendo title Mega Man X2 returns to the Wii Virtual Console! Featuring the classic Mega Man gameplay we’ve all grown to love, it appears that the graphics of this game has aged perfectly! I’m sure many fans will agree that it’s nice to see not...
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GAME offer golden opportunity to pre-order New Super Mario Bros. 2

GAME offer golden opportunity to pre-order New Super Mario Bros. 2 Ahead of the highly anticipated release of New Super Mario Bros. 2 available on Nintendo 3DS from 17th August, Nintendo is releasing a one-off collectable gold (coloured, not actually made from gold) coin case as an exclusive pre-order gift when you pre-order your copy at GAME and gamestation stores....
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New Project X Zone Trailer Released

New Project X Zone Trailer Released Namco Bandai has released a new trailer of their Nintendo 3DS cross over title with both Capcom and Sega, which is entitled Project X Zone. The trailer showcases the different characters from the three publishers and how they will work in this collaborative project. The trailer is ten minutes long, the...
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Famitsu Showers Time Travelers With Praise

Famitsu Showers Time Travelers With Praise Famitsu have released their scores for Level-5’s next portable game, Time Travelers, to be released on the Nintendo 3DS, Playstation Vita and Playstation Portable. The four reviewers focused on the Nintendo 3DS and Playstation Vita versions of the game as the Playstation Portable version will be...
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Dine on this Delicious Trailer for Kirby’s Dream Collection

Dine on this Delicious Trailer for Kirby’s Dream Collection Just yesterday, Nintendo announced an official release date for Kirby’s Dream Collection, slating the fluffy compilation for September 16th. This jam-packed Wii disc hits Japan in just two weeks though, and a new trailer has been released to detail more of what’s inside. This clip shows off our...
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Pokemon Conquest Review

Pokemon Conquest Review Pokemon Conquest Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Tecmo Koei Platform: Nintendo DS Release Date: June 14, 2012 Price: $29.99 Overview Pokemon has grown a lot as a franchise during the past decade, branching out into other genres successfully while adding to the lore that is the massive Pokemon Universe. ...
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Kirby’s Dream Collection drops on September 16

Kirby’s Dream Collection drops on September 16 Nintendo has revealed today that North American Kirby fans will be able to play Kirby’s Dream Collection on September 16th so that is a thing. In case you don’t remember what games are included in the package, it includes the following: Kirby’s Dream Land, Kirby’s Adventure,...
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Mario Tennis and Electroplankton Come to Club Nintendo Rewards

Mario Tennis and Electroplankton Come to Club Nintendo Rewards It’s July 1st as of today. This of course means we are over the half-year hump, knee deep into summer, and also that it’s time for some new Club Nintendo Rewards. This month, the pickings are a bit lighter for members when it comes to the digital rewards, but they are still quite sweet for...
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7 Wonders II Review

7 Wonders II Review 7 Wonders II Developer: Mumbo Jumbo Platform: DSiWare Release Date: June 14, 2012 Price: $7.99 Overview Remember when Tetris was the only relevant puzzle game? Well, that was a long time ago now, and the market is full of clones and new spins on the age old formula, with more developers mimicking the likes...
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Wii U will not charge for online play

Wii U will not charge for online play During a shareholder meeting at Nintendo, company CEO Satoru Iwata was asked about how they would be handling the online pricing for the company’s upcoming Wii U. Thankfully Iwata responded by saying that charging any kind of subscription fee would be inappropriate and that while he believes online...
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Nintendo brings Marvel Pinball 3D, Bomb Monkey & More to the eShop

Nintendo brings Marvel Pinball 3D, Bomb Monkey & More to the eShop Twas the week before the 8-Bit Summer and all through…well, that’s all I got. As you know, next week Nintendo’s 8-Bit Summer kicks off with a bang, delivering two Virtual Console titles to the eShop each week. This is the week before however, and Nintendo have quite a few non-classic...
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Japan’s Top Game Company Salary Averages Revealed

Japan’s Top Game Company Salary Averages Revealed If you’ve ever been curious about what Japanese companies pay their employees the most well it seems that Square Enix employees make the most money according to a survey done by Income Analysis company Nensyu-Labo. Square Enix employees make an average of $279,242.71 a year while Sony Computer...
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Pokémon Black and White Version 2 arrive in North America October 7

Pokémon Black and White Version 2 arrive in North America October 7 Nintendo is planning on having a little Pokémon extravaganza on October 7th as today they revealed that they will be releasing both Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 on that day for the Nintendo DS, allowing fans to play the first ever direct sequel to a Pokémon title. But also set to...
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Nintendo 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro revealed

Nintendo 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro revealed So you have probably heard about the pocket-busting size that the new Nintendo 3DS XL will have when it is released later this year in North America. Well today it was revealed that Nintendo is planning to make it so the Nintendo 3DS XL will no longer be a portable handheld gaming device. They are planning...
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Pokemon Black And White 2 Official Website Now Open

Pokemon Black And White 2 Official Website Now Open Pokemon Trainers looking forward to the upcoming Pokemon Black and White 2 games will be feeling a sense of joy at the launch of the Official Pokemon Black and White Version 2 websites launch a short while ago. The website is stock full of information and other kinds of presentations for the upcoming Black...
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Join Nintendo for The Nintendo Experience

Join Nintendo for The Nintendo Experience In North America, there is a huge hotwave that makes me hate the world that is outside. Down Under however, it is freezing cold, and Nintendo of Australia are ready to bring everyone together while school is out and those 3DS’ are charged up. The Nintendo Experience will be taking place at 67 Swanston...
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Bravely Default flies into Japan in October

Bravely Default flies into Japan in October Square Enix are top blokes wouldn’t you say? They make some really great games, specifically in the genre of role playing games. Their latest really great game looks to be Bravely Default: Flying Fairy for the Nintendo 3DS which is flying into Japanese stores this coming October. That’s right,...
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Pokemon Black and White 2 Huge Success

Pokemon Black and White 2 Huge Success In the first 2 days after launching Pokemon Black and White 2 have sold over 1.6 million units in Japan. Pokemon Black and White 2 is now in third place for having the best launch week in Japan. Dragon Quest IX holds second place at over 2.3 million while Pokemon Black and White holds first place with over...
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RE: The Wii-U’s Power Problem

RE: The Wii-U’s Power Problem Have you ever come across a news article, an opinion piece, or even a text-book that you knew was just plain wrong on a certain subject? Recently, whilst perusing Kotaku, I had come across just one such article. Namely the one titled The Wii-U’s Power Problem. Essentially what it is that this article...
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Video Explains New Super Mario Bros 2 Features

Video Explains New Super Mario Bros 2 Features Do you hate reading? Still trying to wrap your head around the super-complicated concepts of New Super Mario Bros 2? Well, Nintendo have you covered! They’ve released a video that explains the features that put the “new” in New Super Mario Bros 2, and it looks like the same sorta stuff...
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Learn With Pokémon Typing Adventure Headed to Europe

Learn With Pokémon Typing Adventure Headed to Europe Remember that Japanese Pokemon game that came out a while back with the keyboard? Well, it looks like Pokemon fans will be able to type along to their favorite critters soon, as Nintendo is set to launch Learn With Pokémon Typing Adventure this fall in Europe. The main strategy of this title is exactly as...
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Pokemon Black & White 2 Hit 1 Million Pre-Orders

Pokemon Black & White 2 Hit 1 Million Pre-Orders Pokemon Black & White 2 are bound to be huge when they hit this fall, but if early numbers are any indication, this duo may be the biggest success in the franchises’ history. The Pokémon Company recently revealed that Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 have surpassed the one million mark in pre-orders,...
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Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Due Out this November

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Due Out this November Even though Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask helped launch the 3DS in Japan last year, we have heard very little of it since then when it comes to a western release. Reggie confirmed the title’s future in North America at Nintendo Direct, with the next chapter of the saga due out this...
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No Charger for 3DS XL in Japan and Europe

No Charger for 3DS XL in Japan and Europe In a really odd and bizarre move, Nintendo has confirmed that the long speculated and now confirmed release of the XL version of the 3DS will not include a charger for the device in Japan and Europe. The move is incredibly strange considering that this device actually needs to be charged in order to be...
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