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New Super Mario Bros. 2 Review

New Super Mario Bros. 2 Review New Super Mario Bros. 2 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: August 19, 2012 Price: $39.99 – BUY NOW Overview New Super Mario Bros. 2 is the successor to the blockbuster for the DS known as New Super Mario Bros., which was released all the way back in 2006. To...
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Hyrule Historia Pre-Order Now Available

Hyrule Historia Pre-Order Now Available Amazon have very recently listed the upcoming book from Dark Horse and Nintendo: The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia. The book is an endorsed product from Nintendo that is essentially an encyclopedia for all things The Legend of Zelda. The Amazon listing has the Pre-Order price currently set to $20.99,...
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Hyrule Historia Translated By Darkhorse Confirmed

Hyrule Historia Translated By Darkhorse Confirmed So this is a story that I’ve been following all day and have yet to see any kind of actual confirmation on. But a site called Gengame has reported that there will be a translated edition of the somewhat official The Legend of Zelda encyclopaedia – The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia. The...
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Penelope and Monica Battle It Out in New Super Mario Bros. 2

Penelope and Monica Battle It Out in New Super Mario Bros. 2 New Super Mario Bro.s 2 goes beyond the familiar  rivalry between brothers, showcasing a new sibling rivalry for the latest commercial. The, some what awkward, advertisement features Penelope Cruz tapping away at her 3DS XL playing the latest installment in the Mario franchise. In walks her astoundingly...
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 Brings it’s loot to the eShop

New Super Mario Bros. 2 Brings it’s loot to the eShop This week on the eShop, Nintendo are ready to bring full retail titles to the service, and things are kicking off with New Super Mario Bros. 2 on August 19th. As many of you know, this title is the latest in the New Super Mario Bros. series and brings back that nostalgic side-scrolling gameplay, with a few...
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Paper Mario: Sticker Star hits shelves on November 11; other Nintendo release dates revealed

Paper Mario: Sticker Star hits shelves on November 11; other Nintendo release dates revealed The newest iteration in the Paper Mario series, Paper Mario: Sticker Star, finally has a solid release date in North America, though given the amount of money people will be waving around this holiday season it should come as no surprise. Alongside multiple other release dates announced today by Nintendo,...
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Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon delayed until 2013

Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon delayed until 2013 If you were hoping to capture ghosts with the Super Mario Bros. famous second fiddle this holiday season then you will be sad to know that that will be impossible unless you choose to dust off your GameCube. Today Nintendo revealed that Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon for the Nintendo 3DS, which was...
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Go for Gold at the New SUPER MARIO BROS. 2 Launch Party

Go for Gold at the New SUPER MARIO BROS. 2 Launch Party As Mario would say… LETSA GO!!! The new Super Mario Bros.2 will be launching this Saturday the 18th of August for the Nintendo 3DS, and what better way to celebrate than to head down to The Nintendo Experience in Melbourne for a golden afternoon of fun and games. If you’re located in Melbourne...
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Commandos and Tanks storm the eShop

Commandos and Tanks storm the eShop If you like explosions and animated chaos, you are in luck this week as the eShop has some new offerings up for anyone with some eCash to burn. First up comes Agetec’s Touch Battle Tank 3D, which is about how it sounds. Players can battle tanks in over 50 stages and 20 bonus stages while utilizing the...
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Fluidity up as a Reward for Club Nintendo

Fluidity up as a Reward for Club Nintendo This isn’t the first time Nintendo have offered Fluidity as a reward for Club Nintendo, but it is another chance to snag up one of the Wii’s finest digital titles for cheap. If you have 150 coins lying around in your Club Nintendo account, you can snag up this motion-based puzzler on the cheap,...
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The Golden Nunchuck graces Club Nintendo

The Golden Nunchuck graces Club Nintendo Since it was released in Japan for Club Nintendo, us in the west have drooled over that beautiful golden nunchuck controller and have yearned for it to come stateside as a reward. Well, our prayers to the Nintengods have been answered as Nintendo have now thrown up the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword related...
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New Super Mario Bros. 2 available directly on eShop from 17th August

New Super Mario Bros. 2 available directly on eShop from 17th August If you’re one of those people that doesn’t have time to make it down to the local video game store on launch day when New Super Mario Bros. 2 is released on the 17th of August, but you have access to wi-fi plus have a Nintendo 3DS, then you’re in luck.  Nintendo have announced that from...
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Wii U box arts confirmed by Ubisoft

Wii U box arts confirmed by Ubisoft You may remember that a couple of days ago, some Wii U Box arts were revealed on Amazon as well as on Target. It just so happens that all of these games were from Ubisoft, but despite the fact that these images appeared on two online retailers’ websites many people doubted the authenticity of these...
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Wii U box art designs revealed?

Wii U box art designs revealed? While we know that a decent amount of video games will be appearing on the Wii U when it is released eventually (this holiday season most likely), there has been no sign on how the games’ boxes will look when they hit store shelves. Well today Amazon in Canada has updated the listing of three Ubisoft...
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EBGames Mario Coin Rush Event Details

EBGames Mario Coin Rush Event Details This weekend on the 11th of August, EBGames will be holding their Coins Rush event for 40 of Mario’s biggest fans. The day will begin with a Coin hunt throughout the city (hope no passerby’s find them, bling) and will also have some fun gameplay challenges and an opportunity to win prizes and...
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What If Ganondorf Was Actually The Good Guy?

What If Ganondorf Was Actually The Good Guy? The Legend Of Zelda is probably one of the most renown and awesomest series’ in all of video game history. But, for those of you who do not know what it is, I will quickly skim over the series’ premise. In the The Legend of Zelda games, you play as the hero Link who must (usually) quest to...
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3D Solitaire and The Lost Town Shuffle Out to the eShop

3D Solitaire and The Lost Town Shuffle Out to the eShop Well, the 8-Bit summer has come to a close, but there are still a couple titles that have been released this week onto the eShop for those of you still looking for downloads. Zen Studios’ 3D Solitaire is…well, 3D Solitaire that is only $2.99, which makes it a decent value. For $4.99, DSi/3DS...
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Toki Tori Hits the European eShop

Toki Tori Hits the European eShop It’s been a long time since Toki Tori was released for the Game Boy Color, but fans of the little bird will be happy to know that he’s back on the European eShop for the 3DS. Of course this title was a big deal to Two Tribes as it was their first game. The developer recently took to their blog...
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EB Expo 2012 Boasts Impressive Games List

EB Expo 2012 Boasts Impressive Games List The 2012 EB Expo, to be held in Sydney, is only a mere two months away. EB Games have revealed the big titles of the upcoming expo, a mix of games to be released in the tail end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013. The list of games confirmed for the event is quite impressive and will include a few...
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Nintendo Announce Matte Red & Blue DSi Colors

Nintendo Announce Matte Red & Blue DSi Colors Here is some odd news for ya. Nintendo recently announced two new colors for the Nintendo DSi. Yes, you heard that right…the DSi. The aging yet still kicking platform will be seeing matte blue and red versions released as soon as this week. I love choice, so I am down for more colors and I kind of...
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3DS XL sells 193,000 units in two days

3DS XL sells 193,000 units in two days If you thought that the 3DS XL was going to be dead on arrival well you won’t have to worry about that happening in the Japanese market at least. The sales data for the weekend of the 3DS XL’s launch list the upsized handheld selling 193, 441 units in only two days. This is about twice the...
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Tim Cahill A Red Bull In FIFA 13

Tim Cahill A Red Bull In FIFA 13 When the next FIFA game, in this case, FIFA 13, comes to stores, it brings an updated roster of players for each team. In the US, while New York Red Bull was officially revealing Australian attacking midfielder Tim Cahill as part of their roster, EA has released a screenshot of Cahill sporting the jersey of...
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Pokemon Dream Radar hits Australia in October

Pokemon Dream Radar hits Australia in October Ready for more Pokemon? Well, Black 2 and White 2 are headed to the DS/3DS in mere months, and Nintendo of Australia have decided to announce that the Dream Radar will be be hitting the eShop on the same day. For those unfamiliar, this paid app lets players have the ability to catch Pokemon such as Eevee,...
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Time Travelers PSP Outperformed By Next Gen Counterparts

Time Travelers PSP Outperformed By Next Gen Counterparts Last week, Level-5’s Time Travelers made its debut on the Playstation Vita and Nintendo 3DS, both doing enough to place in the top ten in the Japanese software charts. This week, the Playstation Portable version made its debut. It did not outperform the 3DS and Vita versions. In fact, the game did not...
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Pachter Speaks About 3DS XL, Vita

Pachter Speaks About 3DS XL, Vita Analyst Michael Pachter has spoken to VG247 about the Nintendo 3DS XL and the Playstation Vita. With the 3DS XL, he believes that the larger version won’t make a big splash on the market. He says, “The larger [3DS] format is not all that compelling for the consumer and, although I think the XL will...
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Wario Land and Planet Crashers dash to the eShop

Wario Land and Planet Crashers dash to the eShop After a good wait, one of the best Game Boy titles has finally hit the eShop…at least in my eyes, anyway. Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 places players in the role of Wario as he schemes his way to steal a giant golden statue of Princess Toadstool.  I have a lot of fond memories with this title, as...
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