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It’s Witch Time In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon February 4, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, Smash Bros’ last two fighters have joined the party! Corrin from Fire Emblem Fates and the long-awaited Bayonetta are available now as DLC: Corrin is $5.99 for both Wii U and 3DS while Bayo is $6.99. There’s also a pretty excellent update to the Virtual Console: the Wii version […]
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Here’s How Nintendo’s New Rewards Program Will Work

by Peter Paltridgeon February 3, 2016
Ever since Nintendo’s consumer rewards program, Club Nintendo, shut down last summer, fans have been wondering when the company was going to finally introduce the promised replacement. That day turned out to be today, as My Nintendo was unveiled at a shareholders’ meeting. It’s worth pointing out that “My Nintendo” was what Club Nintendo was […]

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Pokemon Trainers: The Great Mew Giveaway Begins Now At GameStop

by Peter Paltridgeon February 2, 2016
Nintendo said they would be giving out Mew soon, and that day has arrived: Pokemon #151 can now be downloaded in Pokemon X, Y, Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire, once you get a special code. This code can be found on a free card which you can obtain from any GameStop while supplies last. And […]
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It’s Final Fantasy Day In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon January 28, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s a double-dose of old-school Final Fantasy gameplay, one classic, one new. Final Fantasy Explorers is a throwback title where you master job classes and defeat monsters with summons, just as in the early titles from the FF series…but there are a few new additions, such as the ability […]

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Pikachu Finally Speaks, And It’s Freaking People Out

by Peter Paltridgeon January 27, 2016
A game is about to come out in Japan where Pikachu speaks for the first time beyond his own name. It’s true that the electric rodent has said full sentences in the Pokemon Mystery Dungeon games, but this is something different. We’re hearing him speak, and we’re watching his lips move. There’s more: he’s a […]
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A Paper Jam Of New Content In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon January 21, 2016
Compared to the sleepiness of last week, this week’s Nintendo Download is a complete overload of good games. You’ve got Zack & Wiki, the acclaimed Wii adventure game, making its Wii U debut. You’ve got Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3, which is the version of Mario 3 that has bonus levels (unlocked […]

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It’s Finally Time For A Zero Mission In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon January 14, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, something pretty great has arrived: the 2004 classic Metroid: Zero Mission, originally released for the Game Boy Advance. A remake of the 1986 original that launched the Metroid series, it’s considered a classic and a favorite among fans, and now those who haven’t played it can discover why. There […]
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Pokemon’s 20th Anniversary Plans In America

by Peter Paltridgeon January 13, 2016
Japan is gearing up for a big celebration in honor of the Pokemon franchise’s 20th anniversary — the first game was released there in February of 1996. Despite the fact that the mons weren’t imported to the US until two and a half years later (making 2016 more of an 18th birthday for us), The […]

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Let It Snow(board) In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon December 31, 2015
It’s another slow week in the Nintendo Download, with the only notable release being the N64’s 1080 Snowboarding. In addition, the majority of the games on sale are incredibly obscure. And then there’s something called “Molly Maggot.” Not an exciting way to close out 2015. It’s worth noting Europe got Super Mario RPG last week. […]
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Original Pokemon Card Game Set To Be Reprinted For 20th Anniversary

by Peter Paltridgeon December 29, 2015
Pokemon is about to turn 20. The entire franchise began in Japan in February of 1996 with the Red and Green Game Boy carts, followed by the original Pokemon Trading Card Game starter pack. In honor of the occasion, both those things will be rereleased, though only the card game is feasible to be reprinted […]