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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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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Hits 3DS This Winter

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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice will be launching on Nintendo 3DS this winter. SEGA and Nintendo confirmed the game with a press release, a few pieces of artwork, and a launch trailer. Check out the trailer below. Sonic Boom was set to be Sonic’s big comeback. SEGA put a lot of work into the new series – a television series, a ...

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Disney Infinity V.P. shames amiibo shortages

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Remember when Skylanders and Disney Infinity were released, and there were little to no shortages of figures? That all changed when Nintendo tossed its red cap in the ring. For a company that used to make toys prior to video games, Nintendo’s done a remarkably poor job with its amiibos. Collectors have to be dedicated to deal with the shortages, ...

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E3 2015 Top 10: the most E3citing games

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As I type this, the press conferences of E3 2015 start in 5 days. That’s just  5 days before the world is smacked in its bushy face by another bunch of stilted game execs and designers, shoved onstage to speak in a language they don’t really know, and children faking excitement at awkward family game demos. But, as cool as ...

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Nintendo Direct Micro Recap: Small Video, Huge News

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Today, Nintendo released a very special Nintendo Direct. Even though it’s a short video (and Nintendo is calling it a Nintendo Direct Micro), it announced a lot of really awesome things that Nintendo fans are sure to be excited about. You can watch the Nintendo Direct Micro below. So let’s recap and expand on what Nintendo has announced. First, a ...

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Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition Review

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Puzzle & Dragons (P&D) is a series that takes the simple, addicting gameplay of casual matching titles like Bejeweled and injects it into the heart of a light RPG with turn-based combat. Developed by GungHo Online Entertainment, the game launched on iOS, Android, and Kindle devices in 2012. It became a national sensation in Japan, and it didn’t take long for the rest of ...

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Nintendo eShop Spotlight: Samurai Defender

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Samurai Defender is one of the only new 3DS eShop offerings this week. This isn’t surprising, seeing as it is launching alongside the high-profile release of Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition. Samurai Defender is a 3DS port of an iOS/Android game released by Link Kit, Inc, a Japanese developer that focuses mainly on mobile games. From the ...

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