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Volcanion Officially Introduced To The Pokemon Family

Volcanion Officially Introduced To The Pokemon Family

by Peter Paltridgeon December 15, 2015
The Pokemon Company has officially announced a new (in relative terms) Mythical Pokemon: some kind of crab-rock-tire combination called Volcanion. What makes him so special? This is the first Pokemon in any game that happens to be both Fire and Water-type at the same time. The official description goes into detail…. Unlike any other Pok√©mon, […]
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Bayonetta Coming To Smash Bros. In Final Update

by Peter Paltridgeon December 15, 2015
Masahiro Sakurai appeared onscreen this afternoon at 2 Eastern to make Nintendo’s final announcements regarding Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. And he started out by giving us…..yet ANOTHER Fire Emblem character with a sword; this makes five overall. The game will be offering Corrin, the protagonist of Fire Emblem Fates (which releases […]

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The Closest Thing We’ll Get To F-Zero In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon December 10, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, the ultra-faced-paced racer known as Fast Racing NEO has arrived on the Wii U. With the NX looming in the near distance, it doesn’t look like we’re ever getting an F-Zero game on the Wii U console, but Fast Racing NEO mimics the action rather admirably. Also look out […]
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Xenoblade Is Back In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon December 3, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s the moment RPG fans have been waiting for all year: the remarkable Wii title Xenoblade Chronicles has a sequel, and this time it should be easier to find! As members of the last human colony fleeing a destroyed Earth, you crash-land on the planet Mira and must explore […]

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Typoman Apeers In This Wek’s Nintendo Downlorde

by Peter Paltridgeon November 19, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s the triumphant debut of TYPOMAN, the indie game where words solve everything, just like in Mario Teaches Typing (only much better than that)! Run across a lake and a stormcloud? Just find a D and add it to the word RAIN to DRAIN the lake and cross! If […]
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A New Arcade Wants Quarters In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon November 12, 2015
This week’s Nintendo Download is even sleepier than last week’s. I can’t say everything here is going to interest anyone, especially when the main offering is a freemium badge-collecting game. However, a new Nintendo Direct is about to hit one hour from when this item is being posted, so we can assume all the good […]

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Become A Sky Soldier In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon November 5, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Yo-Kai Watch is finally out! The game that’s taken a strangehold on the psyches of Japanese children now threatens your neighborhood too! Will it become as ubiquitous here? That’s up in the air for now. But the bigger news is that Rodea: The Sky Soldier, the flying action game […]
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It’s A Spooky StreetPass Weekend In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon October 29, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, things are a bit slow. Octodad: Dadliest Catch has been ported to Wii U, another GBA Harvest Moon has been added to Virtual Console, and Atlus’s Code Of Princess is dirt cheap. The bigger news is free: if you don’t have The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes yet, […]

New Update To Super Mario Maker Adds Checkpoints

New Update To Super Mario Maker Adds Checkpoints

by Peter Paltridgeon October 27, 2015
Up to this point, whenever you died in a Super Mario Maker level you were forced to start back at the beginning. I’ve given up on several levels I thought were good simply because I didn’t want to travel all the way back to where I died again. The one tool this game desperately needed […]
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Ghosts Both Fearsome And Friendly In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon October 22, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, those of you who yelled and moaned about Fatal Frame 4 missing a North American release on Wii will want to pay close attention. The newest Fatal Frame, subtitled Maiden of Black Water, DID get an English conversion and is for sale on the eShop starting today. If you […]