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Hyrule Warriors Ships 1 Million Copies Worldwide

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Koei Tecmo announced that their The Legend of Zelda and Dynasty Warriors mash-up game Hyrule Warriors has officially shipped 1 million copies worldwide. Its presumed that a vast majority of the game was sold in North America as the game saw a very warm welcoming selling nearly 200,000 units in its opening week. The Japanese market was lukewarm to the ...

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Codename S.T.E.A.M.: 15 Minutes of Gameplay

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Codename S.T.E.A.M is a new IP launching for the Nintendo 3DS on March 13th that was announced back at the developers round table at e3 2014. The game is a turn based strategy RPG that has third person shooter elements a la Valkyria Chronicles and is set in a steampunk inspired London. Developed by Intelligent Designs (Fire Emblem Awakening) the ...

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The Legend of Zelda Majora’s Mask – Graphical Comparison Video

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Youtuber MasterofHyrule has uploaded a side-by-side graphical comparison video of The upcoming 3DS remake Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D alongside the original Nintendo 64 version. The comparison video shows the game’s opening as well as a good bit of the intro, which follows Link through the loss of his horse Epona and down the rabbit hole after Skull Kid. ...

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Nintendo kills off its Club Nintendo loyalty program

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Club Nintendo, Nintendo’s customer loyalty program, launched in Europe and Japan in the early Aughts, with the program finally hitting North American shores back in 2008. By buying Nintendo consoles and games, customers earn Coins, which can be deposited into their Club Nintendo accounts and used to get Nintendo products, such as game cases and game downloads, essentially for free. After ...

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Amiibo vs Skylanders vs Infinity: A Comparison

How amiibo, Skylanders, and Disney Infinity figures stack up against each other

Recently we saw the release of Nintendo’s line of interactive toys, the Amiibo. These are not the first “Toys to Life” figures to see release. For a few years now, we have had the Skylanders series, which introduced the concept with Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures. There is also the Disney Infinity series, which entered the genre in 2013. Since, then, the toys ...

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Wii U GameCube Adapter Bundle Back in Stock

Wii U GameCube adapter is back

Wii U GameCube adapters released with the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. They were incredibly popular and sold out quickly. Now, gamers will have another chance at picking up the adapter at Amazon. The GameCube adapter for the Wii U will once again be packaged with Super Smash Bros. at Amazom. The bundle will sell for $109.97. The ...

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Nintendo Wins Patent Infringement Case

Nintendo Wins Patent Infringement Case that would have seen Wii and Wii U banned in US

Nintendo wins patent infringement case against Creative Kingdoms in the federal appeals court. Creative Kingdoms brought this case to court back in March of 2011. They claimed Nintendo was in violation of various patents relating to wireless, handheld game controllers. The case covered the Nintendo Wii, Wii Remote, Wii Motion Plus, Wii Remote Plus, Wii Nunchuk and the Nintendo 3DS. If ...

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Sharp Free-Form Display Technology to be used in future Nintendo Products

Sharp Free-Form Display Technology to be used in future Nintendo Products

The Sharp Free-Form Display Technology has been announced and presented in June 2014 and the new LCD tech allows for the creation of unconventionally-shaped displays that can be used in various upcoming technology. According to recent rumors, Nintendo, who has been collaborating with Sharp on the 3DS, should be the first company to employ the Sharp Free-Form Display in its ...

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A Look Ahead-Nintendo 2015

A Look Ahead-Nintendo 2015

I believe Nintendo 2015 will be a better year for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS owners than 2014 was, which is a big statement seeing as we just received Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros, big titles. However in 2015 we have Xenoblade Chronicles X, Mario Maker, Splatoon, Yoshi’s Woolly World, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, The Legend of Zelda ...

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Nintendo Sales for November 2014

Nintendo Sales for November 2014

Nintendo Sales for November 2014 were strong. Not surprisingly Pokemon Omega Ruby-Alpha Sapphire and Super Smash Bros for Wii U led all sales. Compared to November of 2013 Nintendo 3DS software increased by 40 percent. November of 2013 saw the release of Senran Kagura Burst, Young Justice: Legacy, Mario Party: Island Tour and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. While Zelda is a ...

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