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Pikmin, Yoshi, Mario And More From The Latest Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon September 1, 2016
A new Nintendo Direct livestreamed out of the Treehouse today, focusing entirely on the 3DS and filling in some holes in its current release schedule. Unfortunately there’s a lot of wheel-spinning involved here. Half of these games are retreads of Wii U games, when they’re not additions to existing games. We know Nintendo is saving […]
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New Pokemon Adventures Coming From Viz

by Peter Paltridgeon August 30, 2016
Viz Media, longtime publishers of the Pokemon manga, are bringing two new books to market this fall. The first is a sequel to the Ruby and Sapphire adaption manga, featuring the return of Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald as they attempt to save the world from an oncoming meteor. There’s also the Pokemon Pocket Comics Box […]

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Which Star Is On This New 3DS Model? All of Them

by Peter Paltridgeon August 29, 2016
Nintendo made the surprise announcement of a new design (paint-wise) for the New Nintendo 3DS this morning. Hyped up in a Twitter video by Reggie Fils-Aime, the New Galaxy Style New Nintendo 3DS XL is just like all the other New 3DS models, except it has a starry galaxy imprinted on its front. Out of […]

Five New Alolan Pokemon, Including A Lump of Sand

by Peter Paltridgeon August 19, 2016
Yes, I said lump of sand. In fact, there’s not only a lump of sand, there are two lumps of sand. Everything will make sense in a minute. Nintendo and The Pokemon Company continue their countdown to Pokemon Sun and Moon with the clockwork reveal of five more Pokemon. The first was introduced yesterday as […]

New Pokemon Go Glitch Lets Players Permanently Dominate Gyms

by Peter Paltridgeon August 15, 2016
A pretty bad glitch has been discovered in the latest build of Pokemon Go. It’s not the kind that can corrupt your file or make playing the game impossible, but it’s quite the inconvenience to run across and it DOES have the potential to ruin the game for everyone if it spreads far enough. Reddit […]

Meet Team Skull, And Seven New Pokemon

by Peter Paltridgeon August 11, 2016
Today Nintendo and The Pokemon Company introduced the bad guys of Pokemon Sun and Moon: Team Skull! If you think that name’s trying a bit too hard, check out how they dress! It’s all intentional: Team Skull is more like a street gang than a world-conquering organization. They’re stuck on an island anyway. Team Skull […]

Nintendo Slashes 3DS To $150, Eight Games To $20

by Peter Paltridgeon August 9, 2016
Nintendo announced today that effective immediately, the popular 3DS handheld system will be marked down to $150 forever. They are also introducing a new bundle (at the new price) that comes with Super Mario 3D Land pre-installed, plus two Mario faceplates. Now why would they pick the middle of the year to discount their current […]
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Mario, Zelda And Pokemon Could Appear Within NX’s Launch Window

by Peter Paltridgeon August 4, 2016
The British website MCV is stating they’ve heard from several anonymous sources that the Nintendo NX’s initial lineup will be more fruitful than usual. Specifically, that we’ll be getting new Mario, Zelda and Pokemon games all within the first six months of its life. Zelda isn’t much of a surprise — we’ve known about an […]

New Pokemon TCG Expansion, Animated Movie Announced Together

by Peter Paltridgeon August 3, 2016
Prepared for trouble? Make it double today with the announcement of the next animated Pokemon feature film WITHIN the announcement of the latest Pokemon Trading Card Game expansion. Both products have to do with the legendary, lava-based Pokemon Volcanion, that’s why. “Launching today at major retailers across the country, Pokémon TCG: XY—Steam Siege features Shiny […]
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Niantic Tries To Address Recent Pokemon Go Complaints

by Peter Paltridgeon August 2, 2016
There are certain people I am glad I am not at the moment. I’m grateful that I haven’t been training for four years as an Olympic super-athlete only to face an extremely poisonous Rio riverbed and be told to jump in. I’m even more grateful to not be an employee at Niantic right now, the […]