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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 […]

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Sun, Moon And Shadow: Marshadow Coming To Pokemon

by Peter Paltridgeon April 10, 2017
The next legendary Pokemon to be given away for Sun and Moon players has been revealed: it’s Marshadow, the Fighting/Ghost type. Nintendo won’t say yet how players will be able to get it, only that it “cannot be captured through normal gameplay.” The previous Legendary giveaway (for Magearna last December) was done through QR code; […]

Veronica Taylor, Original Voice Of Ash Ketchum, To Attend MCM London Comic Con May 2017

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2017
She voiced the hero of a generation kids in the late 90s, voicing Pokemon’s master in training Ash Ketchum as he ventured through regions including Kanto, the Orange Islands and Johto. Now voice actress Veronica Taylor sets out on a new quest  to earn the MCM badge at the ExCel in London this May. Veronica’s […]

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Review (Wii U) – Part 2

by Eileen Cruzon March 23, 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is exceptionally well done. The graphics are awe-inspiring and gameplay is solid and reliable. The game doesn’t give you enough opportunities to grow attached to the characters vital to story progression, but it does do an excellent job of otherwise achieving the illusion that Link exists in […]

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Review (Wii U) – Part 1

by Eileen Cruzon March 23, 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is exceptionally well done. The graphics are awe-inspiring and gameplay is solid and reliable. The game doesn’t give you enough opportunities to grow attached to the characters vital to story progression, but it does do an excellent job of otherwise achieving the illusion that Link exists in […]

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Switch Owners Can Preview Splatoon 2 For Free This Weekend

by Peter Paltridgeon March 23, 2017
If you’re one of the 2 million people who were lucky enough to find a Nintendo Switch at launch, you’ll soon have more to do than just explore Hyrule. A free demo version of Splatoon 2 will go live this weekend only, filling screens across the globe with Inkling ink. The original Splatoon was offered […]
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Nintendo Reveals How Breath of The Wild Was Made

by Peter Paltridgeon March 14, 2017
Usually, getting secrets out of Nintendo is like pulling teeth — try getting them to admit where the Virtual Console on Switch is — but with the new Zelda game Breath of the Wild, they’ve decided to be completely open. Today the company posted a three-part series of videos on YouTube going behind the scenes […]

New “Pokemon: I Choose You” Trailer Brings The Nostalgia

by Peter Paltridgeon March 1, 2017
Last year, the 20th animated Pokemon movie, “I Choose You,” was announced on the occasion of Pokemon’s 20th birthday. (The franchise is now 21.) The anniversary movie was revealed as a remake of the very first Poke-animation ever: the anime’s first episode. At the time it was announced all we had were a couple screenshots […]
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The Nintendo Switch’s Lineup Just Got A Lot Larger

by Peter Paltridgeon February 28, 2017
Nintendo dropped an Indie Bomb on the press today with the confirmation of 64 third-party games in development for the Switch. Note the use of the word “indie” — none of them contain the words “Call” or “Duty” in their names. But there’s still some excellent stuff here, some of it exclusive. The biggest news […]