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Pokemon Go Plus Has Been Delayed Into September

by Peter Paltridgeon July 27, 2016
Back when Nintendo and Niantic first announced Pokemon Go, they unveiled a special peripheral that would work in tandem with the app. The Pokemon Go Plus is a small device shaped like a map marker from the game. You tie it around your wrist and it tells you when Pokemon and Poke Stops are near […]
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Reports Suggest The Nintendo NX Is A Console-Handheld Hybrid

by Peter Paltridgeon July 26, 2016
A new report from the website Eurogamer says Nintendo’s next console, codenamed the NX, isn’t really a console at all…or a handheld like the 3DS…..more like both. On the road it’s a handheld; at home it plugs into the TV and its controls detatch for big-TV gaming. Hopefully with more buttons than what is shown […]

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SDCC 2016: There’s More Content Coming To Pokemon Go

by Peter Paltridgeon July 25, 2016
There was a Pokemon Go panel at SDCC this year, and it might have been smaller in another universe where the game didn’t catch on. The presentation was upgraded to Hall H to accommodate all the fans. The first thing developer Niantic did was reveal the identities of the respective leaders for Team Mystic, Team […]
Pokemon Live-Action Movie By Legendary Pictures Officially Greenlit

Pokemon Live-Action Movie By Legendary Pictures Officially Greenlit

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2016
There was already a fierce bidding war over which movie studio would get the rights to harvest the latest property old enough to generate nostalgia (Pokemon), but events of the past month have accelerated the process. The recent phenomenon known as Pokemon Go lit a fire under the seats of execs and a deal was […]

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Kirby Is About To Get His Own Restaurant Chain

by Peter Paltridgeon July 20, 2016
Poyo poyo! When dining in Japan, Kirby Kirby Kirby is the name you should know. The pink puffball is about to launch his own string of cafes, Kirby Cafe, around the metropolises of Japan. You’ll also be able to get Kirby-themed merchandise such as pillows, buttons and phone cases, but the food is the main […]
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Six More Pokemon Revealed Today For Sun And Moon

by Peter Paltridgeon July 19, 2016
The weekly reveals of Pokemon Sun and Moon characters continue with six new Pokemon, and we’ve got a creative bunch this time, from a living lei to a fruit with a face, to what may be a character even lamer than Magikarp (its special ability is running away really fast). There is already a fan […]

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This Week’s Nintendo Download Is Turbo-Tastic

by Peter Paltridgeon July 14, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, Monster Hunter Generations is finally out (or it will be tomorrow). But the more surprising news is the sudden appearance of TurboGrafx-16 games in the Wii U Virtual Console. It was looking like nothing from that console would ever appear on the Wii U, after many TG-16 titles were […]
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New Pokemon Sun And Moon Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2016
The hype over Pokemon Go is currently deafening, but don’t forget Pokemon Sun and Moon is still on the way. A two-minute trailer was released today, bringing with it the biggest chunk of new footage we’ve seen yet. Currently the trailer is only available in Japanese, and this isn’t likely to change given the framing […]

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Pokemon Go Started As An April Fool’s Joke

by Peter Paltridgeon July 12, 2016
You may not be aware that Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have launched an app spinoff of the Pokemon series, called Pokemon Go. Hype for the game seems to be nonexistent and this is probably the first article you have read referencing the app on the entire Internet. Since you likely have no idea what […]
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Mystical Ninjas On The Go In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 8, 2016
This week, the Nintendo Download is mostly sleepy, but after several weeks of megaton releases, it’s earned the rest. The new offerings this week aren’t much, but they’re something. Most notable among them is the 3DS Virtual Console release of Mystical Ninja for SNES, the first US appearance of Goemon (here called Kid Ying). The […]