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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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Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Announced

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The Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series broke onto the scene in 2005 with Red Rescue Team for Game Boy Advance and Blue Rescue Team for Nintendo DS. These games were the first experience that most gamers in the West had with Spike Chunsoft’s Mystery Dungeon series. For the uninitiated, Mystery Dungeon is a series of roguelike games that focus around randomly generated dungeons and ...

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Nintendo reveals its plans for the Mobile Market

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Earlier this year, Nintendo announced they would be entering the world of mobile and apps. Many thought this was the beginning of the end for the Japanese developer, but they have assured fans that this venture will not see them move away from the home console business. Since that announcement, Nintendo have revealed very few details about their plan to ...

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Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Gets Delayed

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Hatsune Miku’s 3DS debut has been delayed from a May 26 release date to a September 8 in North America and September 11 in Europe. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX will be Miku’s first appearance on Nintendo 3DS after several successful outings on PlayStation platforms. The Project DIVA series did quite well across the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, and fans were delighted ...

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Splatoon Gets Another Global Testfire

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Not too long ago, Nintendo’s promising new IP “Splatoon” was given a global testfire; Nintendo’s name for a beta test, or otherwise brief beta period. This is a smart decision on Nintendo’s part that lets people on the fence about Splatoon see if the game’s for them or not, and the last Global Testfire was received very well. Earlier today, ...

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