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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 2:  In this handout image provided by Nintendo of America, Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo Co. Ltd., gives the keynote address at the Game Developers Conference March 2, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Iwata announced Super Mario in 3D for the Nintendo 3DS portable video game system. (Photo by Kim White/Nintendo of America via Getty Images)

Nintendo Switch is already being hacked

As I’m sure most people are aware, consoles and handhelds have exploits. Almost every console can be modded and is able to play copied games except the newest generation. All in good time though right? Nintendo’s 3DS was pretty famous for having a very active modding scene and their Wii has possibly the biggest homebrew scene ever seen aside the ...

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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Announced

Fire Emblem is a franchise that has a very colorful history. There wasn’t a Fire Emblem game released overseas until the seventh entry in the franchise. Despite that, the series received lukewarm sales outside of Japan, even the eventual remake of the first game. The series was in danger of being discontinued, right until the release of Fire Emblem: Awakening. ...

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Games Done Quick Collects Millions for Charity

The bi-annual video game speed running event Games Done Quick has raised over 2 million dollars for charity. The event ran for a week straight and featured a huge variety of quick speedruns, from staples like the Zelda games to quirky entries like SpongeBob SquarePants. If you missed the action on Twitch, check out Games Done Quick’s YouTube channel here. ...

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New DLC for Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Announced

It’s an exciting day for fans of Harvest Moon, as developer Natsume announced today the imminent arrival of three new DLC packs for the latest installment Harvest Moon: Skytree Village. The first two DLC packs will launch on January 24th and feature two new marriageable candidates, and the third DLC pack will release on February 14th adding a Harvest Sprite ...

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Announced

Shovel Knight is a game that was a bit of an indie darling in 2014. Backed on Kickstarter, was released to extremely positive reviews as well as commercial success. It has since then been ported to nearly every major gaming platform, including the 3DS and PS Vita. Yacht Games, the developer of Shovel Knight, kept the fanbase alive by releasing ...

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Nintendo Issues Takedown Notice Against Freeshop App

A homebrew application for the 3DS titled “freeshop” which allows users to download 3DS titles without using the official eShop is in trouble with Nintendo according to an article by Nintendo Life. Freeshop allowed users to download their titles from Nintendo’s online store without actually using the online store’s interface, which many have criticized as slow and clunky. The homebrew ...

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New Dragon Quest XI Trailer Has Plenty to Share

At Jump Festa 2017 in Tokyo, Square Enix unveiled the newest trailer for Dragon Quest XI, set to release in Japan sometime in 2017. The opening cinematic, as well as some gameplay, were revealed. Dragon Quest XI, like its predecessors, continues the tradition of fighting monsters and exploring worlds. From the little gameplay we’ve seen so far, it looks like the world ...

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Pokemon Stars is rumored to be a Nintendo Switch Pokemon RPG

It is known that each pokemon generation has certain core games, Generation I had Red and Blue, Generation II had Gold and Silver, and those core games are usually followed by a sister game that is essentially an improved version of both, like Pokemon Yellow or Pokemon Crystal. Consoles can also get Pokemon RPGs that feature battles and a continuous adventure, like ...

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Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct Coming today!

After some teasing last month, Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Direct about Animal Crossing for today, November 2. The Direct will premiere at 7am PDT / 10am EDT. This event will be about Animal Crossing’s fall update, as well as a new version of Animal Crossing: New Leaf that comes packaged with the new update. New Amiibo cards are to be expected ...

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Layton Returns after a 4 year hiatus

A new game from the widely popular puzzle game series Professor Layton, developed by Level-5, is back in 2017 featuring a completely new cast of characters but with the same premise as the previous games. This time around, Level-5 has convened with A-1 Pictures to bring us the title Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone’s Conspiracy. This new story is a ...

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