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New Trailer for PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond Emerges

New Trailer for PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond Emerges When Pikachu had an adventure on the Wii a while back, I passed it up completely as Pokepark Wii seemed to be more of a simplistic cash-in for the franchise as a whole. After seeing the promotion for a sequel that has rose up over a year later though, things are looking up for the series. In a new trailer...
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Mutant Mudds, Flipper 2, and More Invade this Week’s Nintendo Downloads…

Mutant Mudds, Flipper 2, and More Invade this Week’s Nintendo Downloads… After a long wait, the brilliant little platformer Mutant Mudds has finally globbed onto the eShop. For those unfamiliar, this new title from Renegade Kid puts players in the role of Max as he jetpacks along a 12-bit world, armed with his trusty water cannon. You can snag up this gem for $8.99 as of today...
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More Wii U Details Surface

More Wii U Details Surface Satoru Iwata has revealed more information on the Wii U during an earnings meeting with investors. First up, it has been confirmed that the Wii U will be compatible with Nintendo Network. The Nintendo Network is the new network platform being introduced for the 3DS and Wii U to allow purchases of digital...
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Nintendo Network Officially Announced

Nintendo Network Officially Announced After a logo appeared on dummy boxarts for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy and Dynasty Warriors VS., Nintendo has finally lifted the lid on the Nintendo Network, the new network platforms replacing Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. The Nintendo Network will be different to the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection as it will offer...
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Wii U to undergo name change?

Wii U to undergo name change? Back when the Wii U was about to be announced many people were wondering what the console would be named. Unfortunately however Nintendo decided that they would simply name their new console the “Wii U” which disappointed many with the poor naming choice. Also it was, nearly instantly, pointed...
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Report: Wii U To Ship Worldwide This Holiday Season

Report: Wii U To Ship Worldwide This Holiday Season If you are already thinking about Christmas 2012 (people do), then I have the prefect gift for you. A report on Bloomberg Japan notes that we will see Nintendo’s next console during the 2012 holiday season. In which regions, though? All of them. That means that Japan, North America, Europe and...
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Punch Out!! to Join the 3DS’ Virtual Console

Punch Out!! to Join the 3DS’ Virtual Console Little Mac is back! Nintendo of Japan have just announced the latest 3D Classic, and it is none other than the much loved Punch Out!! for the NES. This 3D version of Punch Out!! will be available in Japan on February 2nd at 500 yen. As of now, a western release is inevitable, so we all should expect seeing...
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New Rhythm Heaven Fever trailer is hinTing at something

New Rhythm Heaven Fever trailer is hinTing at something As we get closer to the launch of Rhythm Heaven Fever for the Wii, Nintendo seem to be sparing no expense when it comes to the actual promotion of the game. Yet another clip was released earlier today, showing off some ball-kicking, fish-snatching activities featured within, but at the end, a...
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The Last Story arriving in February

The Last Story arriving in February Word is officially out from Nintendo that The Last Story will be released in Australia on 23 February 2012 for a Suggested Retail Price of $AU 99.95. Last Story comes from Mistwalker Studios, a game development team lead and founded by Hironobu Sakaguchi, well known among gamers as the father of the Final...
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Battletoads (Duane and Brand0) – Capsule Theatre of Vision #9

Battletoads (Duane and Brand0) – Capsule Theatre of Vision #9 Welcome to this weeks installment of the somewhat regular series here on Capsule Computers, the Capsule Theatre of Vision. This week we bring to you a rather entertaining song by the now split group: The Adventures of. The group consisted of two members, Duane Zuala and Brandon Lackey, both of whom sing and...
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5 Brilliant Boss Battles

5 Brilliant Boss Battles Boss Battles are right up there with jumping, points and blank wooden crates as examples of standard video game procedure. They’re in pretty much everything, and ideally test a player’s skills and abilities that they’ve accumulated during the game, as well as ramping up the tension in both...
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Nintendo Network support revealed by Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

Nintendo Network support revealed by Theatrhythm Final Fantasy It was recently said by Testuya Nomura that Theatrhythm Final Fantasy would have downloadable content after it was released. Since then nothing has been said about how it will be done, but now an image of a dummy box of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy has surfaced on Twitter, including what looks like support for...
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Kid Icarus: Uprising goes Gold

Kid Icarus: Uprising goes Gold Masahiro Sakurai, the lead designer of the much anticipated Nintendo 3DS exclusive, Kid Icarus: Uprising, has confirmed today that the game has officially gone gold. This is good news for fans who have been eagerly awaiting its release as it was one of the earliest titles unveiled for the Nintendo 3DS and...
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Nintendo release new trailer and info for Kid Icarus Uprising…

Nintendo release new trailer and info for Kid Icarus Uprising… Fresh off the heels of the 3D Classics announcement, Nintendo have prepared even more meat for fans of Pit to chew on today. The first comes in the form of a new trailer, showing off some of the high-flying battles and beastly bosses that players will encounter in Kid Icarus Uprising. To top off the...
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American Retailers to offer 3D Classics Kid Icarus as a Pre-Order Bonus

American Retailers to offer 3D Classics Kid Icarus as a Pre-Order Bonus Remember when the U.K. got the promise of 3D Classics Kid Icarus for free by exchanging a couple of Club Nintendo codes? Well, this news has spread to the U.S. finally…but with a twist. Nintendo recently announced that anyone that pre-orders Kid Icarus Uprising will receive the remastered classic as...
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3D Classics Kid Icarus to be a pre-order bonus for Kid Icarus: Uprising

3D Classics Kid Icarus to be a pre-order bonus for Kid Icarus: Uprising Kid Icarus: Uprising is quite the hotly anticipated title here in North America. As such it only makes sense that Nintendo of America give fans some sort of pre-order incentive right? Well today they have announced that those who pre-order the game will guarantee them a downloadable code when they pickup...
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Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir coming to North America in April

Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir coming to North America in April Good news fans of scary games, Nintendo of America is planning on bringing the portable spin-off to the Fatal Frame series, Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir, to North America on April 13. This news is a bit surprising considering Nintendo of America chose not to release the Wii’s Fatal Frame 4 in the...
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Demos Reappear on the WiiWare Service…

Demos Reappear on the WiiWare Service… Here is an interesting turn of events. Last year, WiiWare titles were very limited, with barely one new game being seen each week for the service. Nintendo did make this up by releasing “limited time” demos for some of the top tier titles, which usually kept a demo up for around a month for...
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The Last Story Collector’s Edition Revealed for Europe…

The Last Story Collector’s Edition Revealed for Europe… A few months ago, European Wii owners got a nice surprise of finding out that The Last Story would be heading westward and hitting shops on February 24th. Nintendo have now announced even sweeter news for those anticipating the Mistwalker RPG though, and that is that a collector’s edition will be...
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Nintendo adds new game line-up to Club Nintendo…

Nintendo adds new game line-up to Club Nintendo… Last month, Nintendo pulled the brilliant move of including downloadable digital releases in the Club Nintendo catalog. As promised, those four titles are long gone, and a new selection has risen to take their place. First up is the clear winner of the four, with that being The Legend of Zelda:...
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New eShop Update brings lots of Pinball, Kirby, and Hip-Hop

New eShop Update brings lots of Pinball, Kirby, and Hip-Hop Tuck those quarters away, as this week’s eShop update is ready to save you a ton of coinage on the game of Pinball. After a bit of anticipation, Zen Studio’s Zen Pinball 3Dhas finally hit the eShop at a nice, cozy price of just $6.99. This portable version packs in four classic tables, such as...
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Fortune Street/Boom Street Review

Fortune Street/Boom Street Review Fortune Street/Boom Street Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Square Enix Platform: Nintendo Wii Release Date: December 5, 2011 Price: $49.99 – Available Here Overview Last year at E3, it was definitely surprising to hear that Fortune Street would be coming to the Nintendo Wii. This series was born in...
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Kid Icarus: Uprising to ship with 3DS Stand

Kid Icarus: Uprising to ship with 3DS Stand Yesterday we discovered that Kid Icarus: Uprising would be compatible with the Circle Pad Pro to help out lefties. Today we find out via tweet from creative director Masahiro Sakurai, that the title will ship with a 3DS Stand of all things. The 3DS Stand set to ship with the title is apparently designed to...
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Kid Icarus: Uprising to use Circle Pad Pro

Kid Icarus: Uprising to use Circle Pad Pro Masahiro Sakurai the Director of Kid Icarus: Uprising has confirmed that the Circle Pad Pro will be compatible with the game. However instead of utilising a contrived control system that would ultimately be unnecessarily tacked on, the peripheral is intended to support left handed players. While the game...
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Wii U To Feature At CES2012

Wii U To Feature At CES2012 At the Consumer Electronics Show this year, Nintendo will be showcasing their E3 build of the Wii U to members of the media and press to demo. This will allow members of both the press and media to have a go with the Wii U and get a feel for the direction that Nintendo are taking with the device. The Wii U...
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Mutant Mudds gets two new Trailers

Mutant Mudds gets two new Trailers If you haven’t yet noticed, the eShop has been taking off lately with the releases of Freakyforms, Pushmo, and Mighty Switch Force. Renegade Kid are looking to further this pleasing trend with their new platformer, Mutant Mudds. To catch you up, Mutant Mudds puts players in the role of Max, who sets...
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