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It's the Beginning of the End for the Nintendo DS

Posted 08/31 23:29 in Hardware | 0comments

It's the Beginning of the End for the Nintendo DS

The Nintendo DS is ailing, but don't take out your stylus and pen a dirge just yet.Part of that emotion is admittedly bias: A red DS Phat was the only DS I ever owned outside of the DSi and 3DS.

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Report: Nintendo to Stop Production of Wii U Consoles in 2016

Posted 09/29 09:26 in Reviews | 0comments

Report: Nintendo to Stop Production of Wii U Consoles in 2016

Update: According to a statement provided to the Japanese site IT Media (and translated over on Kotaku and Business Insider), Nintendo is denying that Wii U production is in its last days.Stating that the report in the Nikkei "is not an announcement from the company," the statement goes on to say that Wii U production will continue.

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Check out this Glock modded to look like a Nintendo Zapper

Posted 01/12 17:00 in Hardware | 0comments

Check out this Glock modded to look like a Nintendo Zapper

I can’t be the only one who, as a kid, thought it would be flipping cool to have a a real life Nintendo Zapper.Don’t get me wrong, I’d never condone making use of the weapon, but I really do appreciate how awesome it looks, and how true it is to the original Nintendo Zapper.

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Does Yo-Kai Watch Have a Future in North America?

Posted 02/29 22:00 in Hardware | 0comments

Does Yo-Kai Watch Have a Future in North America?

That might change when E3 rolls around in mid-June, but given how North America is already far behind in Yo-Kai Watch game releases (the first Yo-Kai Watch was published in July 2013 in Japan versus November 2015 in North America), you'd think Nintendo and Level-5 would be in a bigger rush to catch up.It's telling that official numbers for Yo-Kai Watch game sales in American territories are hard to come by.

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Nintendo Earnings Report Sets March 2017 Release Date For NX

Posted 04/27 19:18 in Reviews | 0comments

Nintendo Earnings Report Sets March 2017 Release Date For NX

That said, the earnings statement did also detail Nintendo's plans in those arenas, too.In a section attempting to justify the increased leveraging of Nintendo IP in non-game content.

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How Nintendo took the world by storm then blew it

Posted 04/29 19:27 in Gaming | 0comments

How Nintendo took the world by storm then blew it

This is not the first time Nintendo has been tested, though.“By the time Wii U came along, smartphones had already started to take that over.

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Nintendo Expands on E3 Streaming Plans

Posted 06/03 06:21 in Reviews | 0comments

Nintendo Expands on E3 Streaming Plans

The announcement stated that the Legend of Zelda for Wii U would be the only thing playable in Nintendo's E3 booth, and in place of the usual "Nintendo Direct" video, the company would instead do a day-long Zelda stream.It did also say that Nintendo would release more info on its E3 plans later, and today they've done exactly that.

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Van’s Partnership Features A Collection Of Nintendo Apparel

Posted 06/06 07:18 in Hardware | 0comments

Van’s Partnership Features A Collection Of Nintendo Apparel

In earlier posts, we mentioned that Nintendo was partnering with Vans to bring fans a line of footwear sporting familiar and beloved Nintendo characters and designs.However, now that Nintendo has officially announced the partnership, more information on the collaboration has come out.

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Dolphin emulator releases version 5.0

Posted 06/25 05:33 in Mobile | 0comments

Dolphin emulator releases version 5.0

That’s the emulator called Dolphin, not an emulator of dolphins; it actually emulates Nintendo games.Anyway, aquatic confusion aside, there’s a brand new 5.

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Ode to a suburban Pokemon Go Player

Posted 07/11 16:36 in Gaming | 0comments

Ode to a suburban Pokemon Go Player

But I am that asshole I am here for Weedle.But I want his candy.

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The best Game Boy games of all time

Posted 07/27 22:07 in Gaming | 0comments

The best Game Boy games of all time

What's this, a great Game Boy game that isn't a sequel to an already-popular franchise?Cue some adventuresome 8-bit music, throw down some 2D levels and boom, you've got enough motivation for a Game Boy outing.

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The best GameCube games of all time

Posted 07/30 09:16 in Gaming | 0comments

The best GameCube games of all time

Even with all the other cars on the screen, blasting at top speed in a fire-spewing cave with a magnetized pole acting as a course, F-Zero GX does not stutter.The game goes from fairly challenging to rip-your-hair-out impossible, requiring you to race perfectly without making a single mistake.

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The NES Classic Edition can simulate the look of an old TV if you want to be really retro

Posted 08/08 18:46 in Gaming | 0comments

The NES Classic Edition can simulate the look of an old TV if you want to be really retro

According to Julie Gagnon, communications manager at Nintendo of Canada, it also features the ability to create save files for each of its 30 included games, as well as a variety of display options - including one that simulates the look of a CRT tube TV." That sounds like a nice feature for people who don't have the space or simply don't want to have a giant, heavy TV in their home but feel nostalgic for scan lines and a slightly warped image.

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Fan-made Pokemon Uranium adds more than 100 new Pokemon and Nuclear type

Posted 08/10 20:30 in Gaming | 0comments

Fan-made Pokemon Uranium adds more than 100 new Pokemon and Nuclear type

Within a week of the Metroid 2 remake getting released - and immediately shut down - another group of Nintendo fans has decided to try its luck.Meet Pokemon Uranium, a fan-made Pokemon game that introduces a new graphical style, region, the Nuclear Pokemon type, and more than 150 new critters to catch and train.

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Rio Olympics’ Closing Ceremony Previews Tokyo 2020 With Mario, Pac-Man, And More

Posted 08/23 01:18 in Hardware | 0comments

Rio Olympics’ Closing Ceremony Previews Tokyo 2020 With Mario, Pac-Man, And More

The Rio 2016 Olympics have come to an end, but we got a taste of what’s next in the Tokyo 2020 with an appearance by Super Mario, prime minister Shinzo Abe as Mario, and more during the closing ceremony.The video, which was shown during the closing ceremony of Rio 2016, shared a tease of what’s to come in Tokyo 2020 with a look at Mario, prime minister Shinzo Abe as Mario, Pac-Man, Doraemon, Captain Tsubasa, Hello Kitty, and more.

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Nintendo Minute Takes A Tour Of The Pokémon World Championships

Posted 08/29 02:14 in Hardware | 0comments

Nintendo Minute Takes A Tour Of The Pokémon World Championships

The Pokémon World Championships were recently held in San Francisco, California, and Nintendo Minute was there to check out all the festivities.In the video below, Kit and Krysta give us a tour of the entire event, from the card game and video game finals, to a look at the store featuring a colorful collection of various Pokémon merchandise.

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Nintendo takes to Twitter for surprise announcement of galactic-themed 3DS XL

Posted 08/29 21:16 in Gaming | 0comments

Nintendo takes to Twitter for surprise announcement of galactic-themed 3DS XL

A new color scheme for the New 3DS XL (that's "new" with a capital "N") will be arriving on store shelves this week.It's a new-new situation!

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Here's the Nintendo Switch/NX confirmed games and developers so far

Posted 10/20 16:54 in Gaming | 0comments

Here's the Nintendo Switch/NX confirmed games and developers so far

We've also had a list of confirmed developers and publishers who will all be announcing support for the Nintendo Switch.• Autodesk, Inc• BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

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Nintendo's Next Console Is Called the Nintendo Switch

Posted 10/21 03:22 in Reviews | 0comments

Nintendo's Next Console Is Called the Nintendo Switch

Today, Nintendo gave its first look at its forthcoming console, the Nintendo Switch.In the above video, Nintendo confirms many the rumors that have been circulating about the console since the company first announced its plans for a new platform.

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How A Link to the Past paved the way for the future of Zelda

Posted 11/21 18:35 in Gaming | 0comments

How A Link to the Past paved the way for the future of Zelda

A prequel to the first two Zelda games (hence its English title), A Link to the Past opens with a young boy called Link sleepwalking as Princess Zelda calls to him telepathically.She explains that she’s being held prisoner in the basement of Hyrule Castle and needs Link to rescue her.

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