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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 — […]
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Massive Splatoon Update Coming This August

by Peter Paltridgeon July 27, 2015
Splatoon fans are starting to push up against the limits of what the game currently offers, and Nintendo will be coming to the rescue soon with a fresh update that adds more new content than any previous update has. The biggest and most welcome news is this: the level cap is finally being increased, up […]

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The Streets Of Rage Are In 3D In This Week's Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 23, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Sega has remade another classic Genesis title in three dimensions with Streets of Rage 3D! The authentic graphics are unchanged, except now it’s like you can really step into the 16-bit world! If you put your eyes really close, that is. In addition, the indie freakshow The Binding Of […]
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Tomonobu Itagaki’s Devil’s Third Heads to Wii U This Christmas

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2015
Nintendo exclusively published a game in Japan by developer Tomonobu Itagaki called Devil’s Third. Development began in 2008 by Itagaki’s studio, Valhalla Game Studios Co., Ltd, and the game was originally going to be released by THQ, but Nintendo picked it up in the barn sale after the former company’s collapse. Described by Nintendo as […]

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Crazy Sales And Frog-Rescuing In This Week's Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 17, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, we’ve got a treat for you: Blaster Master, one of the NES’s best games, has been added to the Wii U Virtual Console. As warrior kid Jason, you inexplicably have your own battle cruiser, armor and laser weapons, which you’ll be using to traverse through eight underground worlds in […]
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SDCC2015: Every "Doctor Who" Doctor Playable In Lego Dimensions

by Peter Paltridgeon July 9, 2015
We knew one of the licensed properties that would be included in Lego Dimensions was Doctor Who; we just didn’t know what the extent of that would be until now. It turns out that yes, every single regeneration of the Doctor in his 50-plus year history will be playable in the game. You actually cycle […]

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SDCC2015: Skylanders SuperChargers Shifts into High Gear at Comic-Con

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2015
The Skylanders franchise will have a big presence at Comic-Con this weekend. Just try to find a booth without ’em. The Skylanders show floor booth (#121) will be the first locale in the world where fans can get their hands on the new Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition, as well as the Wii U exclusive figures […]
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Super Mario Maker, Amiibo and Nintendo 3DS Coming To Comic-Con

by Peter Paltridgeon July 2, 2015
Nintendo will have its own presence at San Diego Comic-Con when the event kicks off next weekend. If you have a show badge, visit the Nintendo booth (No. 235) in the convention to view a display of Nintendo products including every amiibo ever released (where else are you gonna see that?) But the real goodies […]

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Join The Art Academy In This Week's Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon June 25, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, the latest class in Nintendo’s Art Academy is open for business! Art Academy: Home Studio contains 30 new art lessons, Miiverse sharing, and the ability to upload time-lapse videos of your creation process to YouTube. If you already own the previous AA release, Art Academy: SketchPad, you’ll be able […]
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You May Have To Wait A Long Time For The Next True Metroid Game

by Peter Paltridgeon June 17, 2015
Nintendo did a weird thing to keep the Metroid brand alive this year. This E3 they announced Metroid Prime Federation Force, a mutliplayer co-op game on the 3DS starring four faceless Federation soldiers. It’s the first game under the Metroid brand to not have Samus in it. You might think this is just a placeholder […]