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Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Review – Killer Kawaii

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Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX is, at its core, a rhythm game. However, it manages to be much more. Project Mirai DX is, all at once, a fashion game, a home design game, a choreography creator, a musical instrument, a reversi game, a rebirth of Puyo Puyo (or, if you prefer, Puyo Pop), an alarm clock (yes, really), a music video compilation, and ...

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Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight Review – An Adventure for the Ages

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Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight is the latest in the widely beloved Etrian Odyssey series. All of the classic Etrian Odyssey elements are here: map making, turn based combat, enormous enemies, customizable characters, and, most importantly, the opportunity to create your own story. Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold manages to stay true to its roots while still making the experience feel ...

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Remembering Satoru Iwata – The Life of a Legend

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Satoru Iwata was the president and CEO of Nintendo from 2002 until his death in July of 2015. Most people know Iwata-san as Nintendo’s CEO, but he did much more than run a business – he changed an industry. Whether he was developing a game or dealing with investors, Iwata-san never forgot that, first and foremost, he was a gamer. I ...

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Nintendo President And CEO Satoru Iwata Passes Away At 55

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Satoru Iwata, fourth president and CEO of Nintendo, passed away at the age of 55 on July 11th due to a bile duct growth – an illness he was being treated for as far back as last year’s E3. Nintendo put out a press release today saying nothing more than “Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away ...

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Splatoon Review – A Beautiful Mess

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Splatoon was a risky choice for Nintendo. Nintendo’s success rests mostly on its existing IP – Mario, the Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Donkey Kong, and Pokémon are just a few of the massively successful franchises that Nintendo has launched. While we all love these games, there comes a time where risks need to be taken and new avenues explored. That’s what Splatoon is ...

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Nintendo’s Reggie is not impressed with VR today

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At this year’s E3 big companies in the video game industry like Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo shared huge announcements of what’s to come in the future. Microsoft and Sony took some time in their press conferences to share how far they have gone in their latest technical endeavors. In this case, we are talking about virtual reality. But why didn’t ...

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Nintendo E3 Digital Event Recap

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The Nintendo E3 Digital Event is my personal favorite part of E3, and Nintendo’s digital events have been getting better and better with each passing year. This year, we were treated to muppet versions of Nintendo heroes Satoru Iwata, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Reggie Fils-Aime. We also saw muppet versions of Fox McCloud, Falco Lombardi, and Peppy Hare. You know what? ...

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Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct Recap

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In the last Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced a ton of new information. Today, ahead of the Nintendo World Championships and E3 2015, Nintendo released even more information – this time, the focus was on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Details are below – you can pick up ALL of the new Super Smash Bros. DLC right ...

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Earthbound Beginnings Announced

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Earthbound has been a series that’s been loved by just about everybody over the past years. Earthbound (known as Mother 2 over in Japan.) was a game that brought the classic RPG formula to a suburban modern setting, introducing a western audience to something just familiar enough to relate to, and odd enough to still feel like an entirely new ...

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Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure Review

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Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure came as quite a surprise. It was announced and released in Japan on May 31, and it finally hit the eShop in North America and Europe on June 11. By bringing classic Dr. Mario gameplay together with elements from Dr. Luigi and Dr. Mario Online Rx, Miracle Cure provides an excellent Dr. Mario experience for a low price. If you’ve never played ...

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