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E3 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns (Twice)

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2017
There hasn’t been a proper new Metroid game in seven years. People are so starved for a new Samus adventure that anything, even a mere title card that contains no footage but promises a game is in development, would bring down the house at this point. This morning we got that…and then we got more. […]
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Archie Once Wanted To Make A Metroid Comic

by Peter Paltridgeon June 1, 2017
At the moment, Archie Comics’ long-running Sonic the Hedgehog comic is on hiatus for unknown and unexplained reasons. A few years ago, though, the company looked into expanding its video-game-inspired line beyond just Sonic. Artist Steven Butler, who has illustrated issues of Sonic the Hedgehog, revealed some concept art to the Web today that depicted […]

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Nintendo Switch Gets Its First Special Paint Job

by Peter Paltridgeon May 29, 2017
That was quick. The Nintendo Switch has only been out for a little less than three months, but already there’s a limited-edition version with a special design in the works. It comes courtesy of Capcom, who announced Monster Hunter XX (pronounced “Double Cross”) for the Switch last weekend. The game is an upgraded port of […]

We Now Know Why Nintendo Cancelled The NES Classic

by Peter Paltridgeon April 28, 2017
It’s the most baffling mystery of our age: why did Nintendo abruptly cease producing the NES Classic, a machine so hot that its butt never saw contact with a store shelf? Ever since the cancellation earlier this month the media has been begging for answers from the super-secretive company, while putting forth plenty of their […]

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Target Goes Mario Kart Krazy

by Peter Paltridgeon April 21, 2017
If you venture out to your local Target store this week, you may notice that some things look a little….different. Like these: Those giant round concrete balls that are cemented around the entrance have turned into Mario and Luigi heads. It’s part of a promotion for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which comes out for Nintendo […]

The Pokemon Gallery Expands With Jigglypuff, Psyduck And More

by Peter Paltridgeon April 20, 2017
Last February, the Pokemon Company International launched a new line of collectible figures dubbed the Pokemon Gallery. The initial lineup included Pikachu, Eevee, Mew and Magikarp, and as of today the line has expanded with four new figures. The Gallery sent us these high-res images of each. Like Jigglypuff here: I feel sleepy just looking […]

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Nintendo Reportedly Making SNES Classic Edition

by Peter Paltridgeon April 19, 2017
Everybody has their own theory as to why Nintendo pulled the plug on their very profitable NES Classic. One of the more widely-heard rumors is that “Nintendo doesn’t have the resources to increase Switch production and make NES Classics at the same time.” Another is “Nintendo wants it out of the way to make room […]
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Pokemon Sun And Moon Begins This May

by Peter Paltridgeon April 17, 2017
Disney XD, the new exclusive home of the Pokemon anime, announced today that Pokemon Sun and Moon — the latest iteration of the long-running series — will premiere on May 12. Head to Alola with Ash and friends starting May 12! Catch #Pokemon the Series: Sun & Moon on Disney XD, US Trainers: https://t.co/bzVmkZIKYG pic.twitter.com/PK3wiWAPK3 […]

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Nintendo Just Discontinued The NES Classic

by Peter Paltridgeon April 13, 2017
There are times when you wonder if Nintendo lives in a bubble, and today’s headlines provided the strongest evidence to date. The famed video game company just announced they’re going to cease manufacturing and selling the NES Classic, their hottest-selling item of 2016. Yes, really. April Fool’s Day was 13 days ago. Throughout April, NOA […]
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New Nintendo Direct Reveals Switch, 3DS Lineup

by Peter Paltridgeon April 12, 2017
Today at 3 PM Eastern / 6 Pacific, Nintendo streamed its latest Direct, and as usual, it was packed with information. We’ve taken the liberty of arranging every single announcement in calendar order, so you know what’s coming out and when. The Direct solidified the Switch and 3DS lineups up to July; everything afterward has […]