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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meet Another New Pokemon: Salandit

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2016
Nintendo and The Pokemon Company will be releasing new Pokemon on a regular basis from now until Pokemon Sun and Moon launch this November. This week say hello to Salandit, but don’t touch him. Salandit is a lizard Pokemon of the fire/poison variety. So potent is Salandit’s poison that it’s effective on every other Pokemon […]

Super Mario RPG At Last In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 30, 2016
FINALLY! This week in the Nintendo Download, one of the most demanded games in Nintendo’s entire library has been added to Wii U Virtual Console. It’s Super Mario RPG, the 1996 collaboration between Nintendo and Square that inspired and kicked off the entire Paper Mario series. It’s quite an adventure and now it’s easier to […]

Seven More New Pokemon Revealed Today

by Peter Paltridgeon June 30, 2016
The countdown toward the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon continues. Today a whopping seven new Pokemon were revealed by Nintendo and The Pokemon Company. Let’s meet ’em…. CUTIEFLY: A Flying/Fairy type. It doesn’t win the Cuteness Award though, not when this exists: TOGEDEMARU: Good heavens. It looks like someone combined EVERY SINGLE adorable, marketable […]
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Pop Stars Vs. Monsters In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 23, 2016
If you had asked anybody months ago about this particular week in the Nintendo Download, was anybody expecting Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE to decimate Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 in reviews? Because that’s what happened. The long-awaited return of Mega Man’s creator was largely derided as mediocre, while this weird brightly-colored dance-mashup starring Fire Emblem […]