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Yooka-Laylee Release Date Announced

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Yooka-Laylee is a game that many gamers have been looking forward to for a long time. Ever since its massively successful Kickstarter back in 2015. Initially intended for a 2016 release, the game was delayed to an unspecified time in 2017. This was something that caused some concern for many gamers, particularly with Mighty No. 9 also being delayed before ...

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Release Date

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Shantae is an interesting game series. Originally released on the Game Boy Advanced, it sold poorly due to coming in near the end of the platform’s life cycle. Despite that, it managed to maintain a solid fanbase and earn two more sequels. Back in 2013, a Kickstarter campaign for a fourth mainstream Shantae game, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, was launched. It ...

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Guitar Hero Live Review – Comeback Kid

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Guitar Hero Live marks the return of a series that changed the rhythm game genre forever when it began in 2005. After 2010, it seemed like the series was dead. Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock launched, but it looked like that was the end of things. Industry experts declared that the era of plastic guitar controllers was over, and we believed them. Now, though, in ...

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Super Mario Maker Review

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Super Mario Maker is exciting. Anyone who has ever enjoyed a Super Mario title has wanted to create their own Super Mario course. You’ve probably imagined tons of them. I can’t count the number of times I’ve played through a Mario course and thought, “what if… [insert random game design idea here]?” Sure, you could draw it out or use one ...

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ZombiU Goes Multiplatform as Zombi

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ZombiU was an unexpected launch title for the Wii U. A gory, gritty, first person survival horror game wasn’t exactly what we expected to launch alongside the newest Nintendo platform. However, I’m very happy that it did. ZombiU was (and still is) a standout title on Wii U and is definitely a must-have for owners of the system. It provided moments full of ...

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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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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 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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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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