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New Nintendo Direct Reveals A Stuffed Schedule

by Peter Paltridgeon September 13, 2017
How many Nintendo games can one person handle? How many releases can one humble wallet support? We’ll find out together as Nintendo divebombs the holiday season with a bountiful schedule of Switch games, many of which did not have solid release dates until today when they were revealed in Nintendo’s latest Direct video. If you […]
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PAX West: Revelations From The Fire Emblem Warriors Demo

by Peter Paltridgeon September 4, 2017
What new tidbits of info can be gained from the Fire Emblem Warriors demo currently running at PAX West? And is there finally a definitive date for when the game comes out? Gamexplain was allowed to capture ten minutes of footage from the Switch version of the demo. As we’ve pointed out earlier, Fire Emblem […]

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Gamescom 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Introduces The Luncheon Kingdom

by Peter Paltridgeon August 23, 2017
Did Nintendo deliver a new Super Mario Odyssey world at Gamescom this year? They came through, but will the reveal leave you peckish? This afternoon during a special stage presentation, Super Mario Odyssey director Yoshiaki Koizumi gave Gamescom attendees a special sneak peek at a previously unrevealed area: the Luncheon Kingdom, which is made entirely […]

Gamescom 2017: New Trailer For Fire Emblem Warriors

by Peter Paltridgeon August 23, 2017
Care to watch the new trailer for Nintendo’s next Fire Emblem game? You may be familiar with the mechanics and tropes of the series by now, so are you ready for something different? Fire Emblem Warriors isn’t the typical turn-based strategy experience the FE brand promises. Instead it’s (intentionally) much like developer Koei’s Dynasty Warriors […]

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US Release Confirmed For Dragon Quest XI

by Peter Paltridgeon July 28, 2017
Ready to squish some smiley-faced Slimes? Square-Enix confirmed today that the latest chapter in the Dragon Quest series, the eleventh, WILL be given an English translation and sold in the US. Why did Western audiences not get Dragon Quest X translated? Mainly because it was a different type of game — an MMO, which requires […]
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Do You Know Where Your Joy-Cons Are? The New Switch Update Should Help

by Peter Paltridgeon June 20, 2017
The Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers are sophisticated, tiny, and easy to lose (especially for children). If only there was a way to remotely determine where they were left last….wait, now there is. The latest update to the Switch firmware has added a “Find Controller” option in the menu that buzzes the Joy-Cons’ vibration feature on […]

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E3 2017: Reggie Answers All Your Nintendo Questions

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2017
Today was the day Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime went on the interview circuit, speaking with all the big websites and answering their queries. Reggie was asked different questions by multiple sources, and by piecing them all together, we were able to build a pretty comprehensive set of answers, even if a few of […]
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E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Has A Co-Op Mode

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2017
The day Super Mario Odyssey was formally revealed at E3, representatives of Nintendo spoke of a possible multiplayer feature but said they were “still working on it.” Today in the Treehouse a co-op function was demoed for the first time. We’re not sure if this was the feature they were referring to, but it’s cool […]

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E3 2017: Hats Off To Super Mario Odyssey

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey is now playable on the E3 show floor, and journalists can’t get enough. It’s the first open-world Mario title since Super Mario Sunshine, and it’s making a big impression. Until today, all we knew about Mario’s new hat (now named “Cappy”) was that it had eyeballs. Turns out that hat has just […]
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E3 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns (Twice)

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2017
There hasn’t been a proper new Metroid game in seven years. People are so starved for a new Samus adventure that anything, even a mere title card that contains no footage but promises a game is in development, would bring down the house at this point. This morning we got that…and then we got more. […]