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Pop Stars Vs. Monsters In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 23, 2016
If you had asked anybody months ago about this particular week in the Nintendo Download, was anybody expecting Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE to decimate Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 in reviews? Because that’s what happened. The long-awaited return of Mega Man’s creator was largely derided as mediocre, while this weird brightly-colored dance-mashup starring Fire Emblem […]
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Zelda Producer Says Link Will Be Forever Silent

by Peter Paltridgeon June 22, 2016
If you watched any bit of the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild footage that multiple websites hosted, you might have noticed something you’ve never heard before: full voice acting! The voice that speaks to Link near the beginning of the game speaks in complete audible sentences — and this is the first time […]

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Post-E3 Breath Of The Wild Revelations

by Peter Paltridgeon June 20, 2016
Nintendo only had one playable game at E3 this year, but they hit a bullseye with one bullet. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the most popular game on the show floor by far. 150 kiosks were running the game, and despite this, the line to play it stretched throughout the entire […]
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E3 2016: Miyamoto Speaks Of “A New Kind Of Mario”

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Mario and possibly the most influential game designer of all time, was interviewed by IGN today during E3. He was asked if he could say anything about the next main title in the Mario series. Surprisingly, IGN didn’t get a handwave and a “no comment.” They didn’t get screenshots and a […]

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E3 2016: New Footage From Dragon Quest VII On 3DS

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Dragon Quest VII originally came out for the Playstation in 2001. Now a new version with upgraded visuals (and stereoscopic 3D) is heading to the 3DS this September, thanks to a localization partnership between Square and Nintendo. The Nintendo Treehouse spent a half-hour’s time with Dragon Quest VII at E3 along with members of the […]
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E3 2016: BoxBoy Is Back!

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
One year ago Nintendo released a charming little puzzler called BoxBoy! for 3DS. You played as a literal box with eyes, who had the ability to spring other boxes out of itself and chain them together to get past obstacles. It’s a simple concept, with simple graphics (they could have been easily done on an […]

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E3 2016: Nintendo Debuts Brand-New IP, Ever Oasis

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Surprise! Nintendo just sprung a brand-new game series, starring characters you’ve never seen before, on you without warning. This is the kind of thing a Nintendo Direct would have helped spread the knowledge of, but…instead, it’s up to us. Ever Oasis was developed by Grezzo, the dev team who porrted Ocarina of Time and Majora’s […]
E3 2016: Monster Hunter Generations Trailer And Demo

E3 2016: Monster Hunter Generations Trailer And Demo

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2016
Monster Hunter Generations comes to Nintendo 3DS in a month. But you can play a bit of it today if you’re fortunate. Capcom is sending out demo codes to select fans on its mailing list (if you’re not on it, it’s too late). The demo offers three monsters of varying difficulty levels: Great Maccao, Malfestio […]

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E3 2016: It’s Possible To Go Straight To The Final Boss In Zelda: Breath of The Wild

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2016
Speedrunners and other such “game-breaker” enthusiasts have been wondering just how open The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild truly is. It’s not unreasonable to suspect large sections of the game have been blocked off for future access, right? …Not this time. Producer Eiji Aonuma confirmed today that if a player was good enough, […]
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E3 2016: Link Is Right-Handed Now For The Dumbest Reason

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2016
Zelda fanatics are ecstatic over The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but far less so over recent comments made by Eiji Aonuma, director of the series. During an interview with Kotaku, Aonuma was asked about the rumor that you would be able to choose your gender in the upcoming Zelda game, and whether […]