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E3 2016: Nintendo’s Big E3 Sale Starts Today

by Peter Paltridgeon June 14, 2016
Nintendo doesn’t discount its own games very often, so the occasion of a special E3 super-sale is worth attention. Through the next week, many Nintendo games and even some third-party titles will be discounted up to 40% off their regular price. And if you’re registered with My Nintendo, an addition 10% will be taken off […]
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E3 2016: Nintendo Reveals New Amiibo

by Peter Paltridgeon June 14, 2016
Nintendo has revealed the latest figures in their amiibo line. There are some repeat characters, admittedly, but there are also some cool-looking originals. Plus, they may finally introduce a Rosalina I can actually find. The first three are related to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The Archer figure is Link with a […]

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E3 2016: Nintendo Reveals The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

by Peter Paltridgeon June 14, 2016
The Nintendo Treehouse will be playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild all day today. The company has also released the official trailer, which you can view below. They said the emphasis would be on exploration, and they weren’t kidding — the world map is absolutely huge (I would bet you could fit […]
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No Mountain Will Stop You In The Next Zelda Game

by Peter Paltridgeon June 12, 2016
We’re still waiting for Nintendo to start streaming bombshells from their Treehouse regarding the new Zelda, but they’ve given us a tantalizing bit of information to digest while we’re waiting: this new painted mural, which has been uploaded to the Amazon.com preorder page for the game. Remember when the only thing that could stop Link […]

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Kirby Gets Serious In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 10, 2016
You’ve heard of “Angry Kirby,” but never like this. This week in the Nintendo Download, Kirby: Planet Robobot launches for 3DS — and Kirby’s got a giant mech suit! It could be argued that Kirby doesn’t even need it, but why split hairs when he looks so cool? This is one of the few Nintendo […]
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Nintendo’s Minimalist E3 Plans: The Full Schedule

by Peter Paltridgeon June 8, 2016
The bad news is that Nintendo’s planned presentation during E3 remains frustratingly low-key; the good news is that they decided to show more than ONE game. In addition to the new Zelda, you can look forward to seeing gameplay from Pokemon Sun and Moon, Monster Hunter Generations, Dragon Quest VII and Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE. […]

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Banana Birds Everywhere In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 2, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, Donkey Kong Country 3 can now be taken anywhere you go if you have a New 3DS. Bear witness to some of Rare’s most terrifying creations, such as half-banana half-bird monstrosities, or a giant big-lipped baby ape that you only use when forced to. Metroid Prime Hunters has also […]
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A Googol Of Possibilities In Skylanders Imaginators

by Peter Paltridgeon June 1, 2016
There are two ways to deal with a market that was previously growing, but has now flattened out. One strategy is to just give up right then (Disney Infinity). The other is to come up with ways to keep the market fresh, and Activision is taking the second route with Skylanders. They’ve already introduced a […]

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Mike Jones Returns In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 26, 2016
There’s only one new offering in this week’s Nintendo Download, but it’s a good one. Believe it or not, the Wii U Virtual Console has gone this long without offering either of the NES StarTropics games. That changed today, when both StarTropics and Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II were both made available at once. In this […]
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It’s A Super Mario Minecraft Mash In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 19, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the team-up that’s been overdue for years is finally a reality (officially, at least). Mario and the denizens of the Mushroom Kingdom are invading Minecraft with a brand-new free update to Minecraft on Wii U! if Creepers and Zombies weren’t enough to contend with, try Bowser! There’s also a […]