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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 Agn├ęs 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; […]

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Highlights And Lowlights Of The New Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon March 3, 2016
A new Nintendo Direct broadcasted at 2 this afternoon. It delivered good and bad news for Super Mario Maker: the good is that we’re finally getting keys, and the bad is that they’re giving us an even WORSE version of Expert Mode called Super Expert Mode. I’m just going to have to accept now that […]
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Remakes Both Good And Bad In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 3, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is officially available as of tomorrow! Though it may not be the greatest Zelda of all time, it’s still a good game, and it’s the only one with Midna in it. If you can find the limited edition physical package with the […]

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New Nintendo Direct Tomorrow: Here’s What It WON’T Be About

by Peter Paltridgeon March 2, 2016
Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Direct will be broadcasting live tomorrow at 2 PM PT/5 PM ET, and for the sake of nagging fans and the press, they’ve clarified pre-broadcast what their stream WON’T be about: the NX or any of their future mobile plans. Nintendo announced today that a Nintendo Direct will air […]
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This Week’s Nintendo Download Is Super Effective

by Peter Paltridgeon February 25, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the day is finally here! Or rather, it’ll be here in a couple days: on Pokemon Day, February 27, the original generation of games will be rereleased on the 3DS’s Virtual Console. Unavailable since their original physical releases back in the 90’s, Red, Blue and Yellow are back in […]