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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 […]

A Googol Of Possibilities In Skylanders Imaginators

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 […]
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Sail The Seas Again In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 13, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass has been added to the Wii U eShop! If you enjoyed Wind Waker (and who didn’t like Wind Waker) there’s more, provided you’re okay with pixely visuals. Originally created for the Nintendo DS, you can now search for the Phantom Hourglass on your […]

Super Mario Meets Minecraft On Wii U

Super Mario Meets Minecraft On Wii U

by Alex Beanon May 9, 2016
The best of both worlds collide as Super Mario and Minecraft are mashed-up in pack for Wii U… Video credit: Nintendo Discuss on the Toonzone Forums
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Punch ‘Em All Out In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 5, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the company has finally tended to something they’ve neglected for a long time: the SNES portion of the Wii U’s Virtual Console. There is finally another entry in the form of Super Punch-Out!! Little Mac returns in 16-bit form to take on another championship full of colorful stereotypes. Game […]

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Don’t Miss The Humble Friends Of Nintendo Bundle

by Peter Paltridgeon May 3, 2016
Last year Nintendo launched its first partnership with Humble Bundle to offer deeply discounted digital games for charity. Now they’re doing it again, and they’ve got even more titles available. The new sale launched last week, and as with last time, the number of games you can get depends on the size of your donation. […]
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It’s Reyn Time In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 29, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, obtaining Xenoblade Chronicles just got a lot easier (providing you’re fine with the digital version). One of the Wii’s best games is now available on Virtual Console! Roam crazy-huge environments, collect items to make your own weapons and fight the mechanical menace endangering your species. And when you finish […]