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Splatoon’s Next Splatfest Is Transformers Themed

by Peter Paltridgeon August 18, 2015
One of the big events in Nintendo’s Wii U shooter Splatoon is the Splatfest, where players take sides on a question of what they prefer and are divided into teams over one weekend based on their choices. So far, the first few Splatfests have featured choices like “Cats vs. Dogs” and “Hot Dogs Vs. Marshmallows.” […]
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Climb Pandora’s Tower In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon August 13, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, the endless runner Wind-up Knight 2 makes its debut. I don’t remember a Wind-up Knight 1 either, but it doesn’t look like the kind of game that’s expensive to make. As the knight (whose name is Sprint, fittingly) runs nonstop toward a mess of dangerous obstacles, it’s up to […]

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Pokemon Trainers: Get Shiny Rayquaza This Month Only

by Peter Paltridgeon August 12, 2015
Today is the day Pokémon TCG: XY—Ancient Origins, the next expansion in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, makes its official arrival in stores. In honor of the occasion, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company are giving out a Shiny Rayquaza to all trainers who ask for one. Rayquaza is killer to have in double-team battles, because it can […]
New Video Reveals New Features Of Super Mario Maker

New Video Reveals New Features Of Super Mario Maker

by Peter Paltridgeon August 12, 2015
Nintendo released a new video on their YouTube channel this morning showing off some previously unrevealed abilities and features that will be in Super Mario Maker. Some options can be accessed by taking a selected option and shaking it — shaking a green Koopa will turn it into a red Koopa; shaking one Boo will turn […]

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The Lost Age Returns In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon August 6, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, a Game Boy Advance classic has returned to the marketplace with Golden Sun: The Lost Age. The GBA strat-game Onimusha Tactics has also been made available, and both releases are part of a promised August release schedule of “classic games for hardcore gamers.” I know of a few that […]
The Pokemon Company Expands Digital Content Reach

The Pokemon Company Expands Digital Content Reach

by Peter Paltridgeon August 6, 2015
The company behind all things Pokemon is going aggressively after kids who own tablets this summer, expanding the digital Poke-presence with the apps Camp Pokemon and Pokemon TV. Both apps serve different portions of the fanbase. The Camp Pokemon app is geared more toward fans of the card game. Its main attraction is the Pokemon TCG […]

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Release Date For The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes Announced

by Peter Paltridgeon August 5, 2015
One of Nintendo’s unexpected E3 announcements was the latest edition of Zelda’s multiplayer series that began with Four Swords Adventures. This time it’s called Triforce Heroes and you’re solving puzzles with three Links, not four. Also, you no longer have to dig out your big GBA-to-Gamecube cables because the game supports online play. Today Nintendo […]
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Skylanders Superchargers Heads Online, Brings Vehicles

by Peter Paltridgeon August 5, 2015
Vicarious Visions, the developers of the next Skylanders game (Superchargers), have made it clear at Gamescom that this won’t be just another rehashed sequel. Skylanders Superchargers will be taking the series in some bold new directions, most notably everything will be fully online for the first time. Co-op gameplay will be possible for the entire […]

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New Miiverse, Splatoon, And Kirby Kirby Kirby In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 31, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Miiverse has been radically reinvigorated! With the Screenshot Album you can finally take pictures and save them privately. You can also use the new Discussions section to actually hold a conversation with others without being bumped down the screen in ten seconds by a bunch of mindless drawings — […]
dragon quest xi

First Nintendo NX Game Announced: Dragon Quest XI

by Peter Paltridgeon July 28, 2015
Everyone was expecting Dragon Quest XI to be revealed today during Square Enix’s livestream. What nobody expected was for them to announce an NX game — and not only that, but to show footage. The presentation, embedded below in Japanese, runs at an hour and forty minutes. Dragon Quest XI is revealed an hour into […]