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Tatsumi Kimishima To Succeed Iwata As Nintendo’s New President

by Peter Paltridgeon September 14, 2015
The search is over. After a couple months of speculation, Nintendo HQ in Japan has announced its next president, replacing the tragically departed Satoru Iwata: Tatsumi Kimishima. The news was broken by Bloomberg News late last night. Who’s Kimishima? He was head of Nintendo of America from 2002 to 2006, overseeing the successful launch of […]
New Pokemon Go Phone Game Takes Place In "Reality"

New Pokemon Go Phone Game Takes Place In “Reality”

by Peter Paltridgeon September 10, 2015
Until now Nintendo’s dabbles in the phone market have been a couple of cheap freemium titles that haven’t attracted much attention. This is the first effort that’s making people’s heads turn: Pokemon Go, an augmented reality game that lets you catch them all — in your own neighborhood. Produced by Niantic, a company that’ previously […]

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Make Some Mario In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon September 10, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, you might have heard of a little game-slash-creative tool called Super Mario Maker. It’ll be out tomorrow in physical form, but it can also be downloaded as well if you can’t find it anywhere. Personally, I prefer the actual physical item, especially since it comes with a book. Because […]
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Pikmin 4 Confirmed And “Very Close To Completion”

by Peter Paltridgeon September 7, 2015
That was fast. Shigeru Miyamoto, game designer of legend and creator of Pikmin (and over half of Nintendo’s cast of characters as a whole) spoke to the website Eurogamer last July. “It’s actually very close to completion,” he said. “Pikmin teams are always working on the next one.” This news item was embargoed by the […]

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Enjoy A Lost Piece Of Excitebike History In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon September 3, 2015
Something interesting turned up in this week’s Nintendo Download: VS. Excitebike, the NES spinoff of regular Excitebike that allowed you to challenge your friends to 2-player races on tracks you created. Because the game relied on the read-and-write capabilities of the Famicom Disk System, we never got this version on the American NES or anyplace […]
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Stream A Pair Of Pokemon Movies Starting Today

by Peter Paltridgeon August 31, 2015
The Pokemon Company has informed us that two movies from the large catalog of Poke-films that have stacked up over the years have now been released for ownership on streaming platforms. Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, plus Pokemon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, are both ready to watch starting today. For a […]

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Get A Bonus! In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon August 28, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Sin and Punishment has made the migration from ye olde Wii Shop Channel to the Nintendo eShop. This nonstop action shooter from Treasure has you jumping, flying and blasting through target-filled levels in a post-apocalyptic world. Originally developed for the Nintendo 64, the game was released in Japan with […]
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Capcom Holding Weeklong Nintendo eShop Sale

by Peter Paltridgeon August 25, 2015
Heads up, cheapskates! This week only, Capcom is slashing the prices of most of its popular titles in the Nintendo eShop, and most of them are good games. If you don’t own them yet, now’s the time to experience at least one of them. The discount includes titles in the Monster Hunter, Resident Evil and […]

Nintendo Reveals Fall Schedule: Star Fox Release Date, Giant Yarn Yoshi And More

by Peter Paltridgeon August 24, 2015
Nintendo revealed its detailed fall schedule today, with release dates for every single one of their planned releases through this holiday season. We finally have a release date for Star Fox Zero (which we still know very little about, other than Fox will be able to turn his Arwing wings into legs and make his […]
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Holy Dodrio! Pokken Tournament Coming To Wii U!

by Peter Paltridgeon August 21, 2015
Last year it was revealed Nintendo and Namco were teaming up to create a Poke-fied version of the Tekken series entitled Pokken Tournament. The fighter was originally announced to be an arcade exclusive, which let a lot of people down, but they perked back up after the restaurant chain Dave and Busters expressed interest in […]