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Nintendo’s Next Mobile Ventures Will Be Fire Emblem And Animal Crossing Related

by Peter Paltridgeon April 27, 2016
Nintendo had no problem selling its first mobile title, Miitomo, to the masses. Japan ate it right up, and America followed suit. What’s next? Today during their financial earnings report, Nintendo revealed what they were thinking of: Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing. Unlike Miitomo, which was more of a social media experiment, these will be […]
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Nintendo NX Launching March 2017, And Other Depressing News

by Peter Paltridgeon April 27, 2016
All the rumors and scant evidence seemed to be suggesting Nintendo’s next console would definitely be launching this fall. Barely anything has been announced for Wii U past the summer and developers have had dev kits since mid-2015. Today, during a financial earnings announcement, Nintendo finally came out with it: the NX will officially launch […]

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McCloud Is Back In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 21, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, you know what’s there…..Star Fox Zero, beginning tomorrow! It may not have set the critics on fire, but it’s anticipated nonetheless. The physical version comes with an additional disc containing Star Fox Guard; Nintendo sells these two games separately in the eShop, but they will cost the same if […]
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The Reviews For Star Fox Zero Are In, And Less Than Glowing

by Peter Paltridgeon April 20, 2016
As of today the embargo for Star Fox Zero has been lifted, and reviews for the Wii U’s long-awaited space shooter are coming out left and right. While the number of reviewers that outright HATE the game are minimal, they’re in greater number than they’ve been for past Nintendo titles, and none of the reviews […]

StarFox Toons: Animated Short Streams Live Wednesday

StarFox Toons: Animated Short Streams Live Wednesday

by Peter Paltridgeon April 18, 2016
It’s been a ridiculous eleven years since the StarFox series last graced a home console. This Friday, for the first time since StarFox Assault on the Gamecube, Fox McCloud and his team of pilots return in the long-awaited StarFox Zero. It’s a big enough deal that Nintendo has commissioned an animated short based around the […]
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Brave A Second End Layer, Or Something, In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 14, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the sequel to Square-Enix’s hit JRPG Bravely Default is finally available (as of tomorrow). Tiz and Edea return along with newcomers Yew and Magnolia to rescue Agnés Oblige. Expanded job classes and new battle mechanics keep the gameplay fresh and addicting. In the Virtual Console department, the next three […]

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Lots of Wheel-Spinning In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon April 7, 2016
This week, the Nintendo Download doesn’t contain much action. The bigger releases are still in the distance (one of them, Star Fox Zero, can be prepurchased now). For now, all Nintendo offers to chew on is a Game and Watch Gallery. Still waiting on Super Mario RPG, guys. But you might find something that’s already […]
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Experience A Lovely Planet In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 31, 2016
This week, the Nintendo Download is a bit sleepier than it’s been for the past few weeks. All the big March releases have happened, and all the big April releases are weeks away. Thus, we have as our big March 31 title something called “Lovely Planet.” A demo for this was released all the way […]

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Linkle Has Arrived In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 24, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, Hyrule Warriors Legends is finally out! It’s got all the action of the Wii U original, plus new characters like the already-popular genderflipped Linkle. Just be prepared to pay through the nose — this game has a Season Pass, plus you can only play it in 3D if you […]
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Start Pokken Around In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 17, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the Pokemon-Tekken arcade smash-up is finally coming to your living room, or at least it will be tomorrow: Pokken Tournament! Do what generations before you only dreamed of doing as you take direct control of Pokemon in battle, including the new Shadow Mewtwo! (Note: get the physical version instead; […]