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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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A Sinking Ship: the Rise and Fall of SEGA

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SEGA was founded in 1940; in Honolulu, Hawaii. Originally calling themselves “Service Games,” the company at the time produced coin-operated slot machines. But it wasn’t until more than 40 years later that the soon-to-be monolith would really establish itself in the hearts and minds of many. With SEGA SG-1000 video game console and onwards, the famous and once-king of the video ...

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Splatoon’s Global Testfire Has Won Me Over

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I wasn’t 100% sold on Splatoon leading up to this past week with how little we actually knew about it. Sure, the E3 demos looked exciting and the prospect of a shooter from Nintendo was interesting, but it wasn’t quite enough. After the Splatoon-focused Nintendo Direct, my interest grew and my worries lessened. After playing Splatoon in the Global Testfire ...

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Nintendo World Championships Return to E3 2015

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Back in 1990, Nintendo had a competition set up to help promote its film “The Wizard,” where competitors tried to get as many points as possible in Super Mario Bros, Rad Racer, and Tetris within 6 minutes and 21 seconds. This triathlon of nineties Nintendo cheese happened only once, and as it happens, Nintendo saw fit to bring it back ...

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Nintendo eShop Spotlight: Runny Egg

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Runny Egg is a strange little game. The Nintendo eShop has quite a lot of silly sounding games that most people pass right over. With titles like Jet Dog, Flap Flap, and I Love My Horse, it’s easy to start dismissing a large number of eShop games as ridiculous wastes of time. At first glance, Runny Egg seems like one of these games. The ...

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Nintendo Is Building A New Membership Service

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Nintendo has said that it is developing a new membership service that will bridge the gap between the 3DS, Wii U, PC and mobile devices. The ID system will also be utilized by the company’s currently-in-development follow-up to the Wii U, codenamed “NX.” It is believed that this will offer some kind of alternative to the recently terminated Club Nintendo ...

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