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Mario Party: Star Rush Shows Off Additional Minigames with New Footage

Fresh out of PAX West, the upcoming 3DS party game Mario Party: Star Rush shows off a bunch of new minigames that players can enjoy via the Coinathlon game mode. GameXplain has posted a youtube video showing off one of the minigames called Steel Diver, which tasks players with collecting coins while riding a submarine either in the daytime or at night. There’s also Rolling Rumble, which has ...

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Nintendo Unveils New Pikmin Sidescroller for the 3DS

As part of their most recent Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo has just unveiled the latest installment in their cult-favorite Pikmin franchise. Tentatively titled “Pikmin,” this new game is unique and noteworthy for a couple of reasons. First is that it’s coming out for the Nintendo 3DS franchise, which meant that the handheld is still going strong despite rumors of the upcoming ...

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Nintendo Releases Metroid Prime: Federation Force Story Trailer

Nintendo has just released a story trailer for the upcoming 3DS game Metroid Prime: Federation Force, which will also mark the franchise’s 30th anniversary by the time it is released on August 19. The 30th Anniversary celebration may be tied to the length of the story trailer, as it is uncharacteristically short, clocking in at a mere 30 seconds, which would be fine for short teaser trailers ...

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Hello Kitty Makes its Way to Super Mario Maker

While an official Hello Kitty and Super Mario Bros. crossover game is highly unlikely at this point in time, fans of both franchises can at least do things on their own as Hello Kitty, along with the adorable My Melody are coming to the Wii U’s Super Mario Maker. Both Hello Kitty and My Melody costumes are now available in-game via a special Event Course. The costumes come with custom ...

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Pokemon GO ARG Opens Field Tests in NA

It’s safe to assume that like any Pokemon-branded app, people will be raring to go and give the ARG (Augmented Reality Game) Pokemon GO a try when it gets released in the US market a little later this year. There’s no definite date yet, but if you’re the impatient kind, you can go ahead and head to Niantic’s website (http://pokemongo.nianticlabs.com/index.jsp) and sign up for an ...

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New Heartwarming Pokemon Sun and Moon Ad Draws Unexpected Reaction

The Pokemon Company has just released a new promo video for the upcoming Pokemon Sun and Moon for the Nintendo 3DS. The advert focuses on a young Japanese boy named Shohei, who moves to Hawaii with her mom and finds new friends in spite of the language barrier, thanks to the universal appeal of the Pokemon franchise. You can watch the video below: It’s a very effective promo advert and one ...

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Sonic and The Legend of Zelda Inducted in the World Video Game Hall of Fame

A ceremony was held yesterday at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York to welcome 6 games in the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class this year features selections by a group of scholars, journalists and video game industry members and the choices are based on longevity, iconic status, influence and geographical reach. Nintendo’s classic The Legend of Zelda followed the ...

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FAN VIDEO: Star Fox Cartoon – A Fox in Space

Star Fox is one of those Nintendo properties that isn’t on the same level as the Marios and the Donkey Kongs when it comes to popularity, yet still has enough fan following to ensure that you’re going to see an installment for every generation. Recently, Production I.G. and WIT Studio teamed up for an animated Star Fox short called “Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins.” It is pretty good, ...

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Apps for Fire Emblem, Animal Crossing Announced

On Wednesday, Nintendo announced its plans to launch mobile apps for the hit game franchises Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem, with an eye towards a fall release. Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo America also announced the games. The app for The Fire Emblem will be more accessible than the previous Fire Emblem games but according to Nintendo, it ‘aims to offer the great value of a role-playing ...

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Paper Mario: Color Splash by Nintendo Headed to Wii U this 2016

Finally, after almost ten years of waiting, the Paper Mario franchise will come back to home consoles. Nintendo has announced during the Nintendo Direct presentation that Paper Mario: Color Splash is coming to Wii U this 2016. Paper Mario: Color Splash is all about the magic of color. It takes place on Prism Island, the once visually vivid world. The action-RPC follows Mario pulling a ...

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North American Trailer for Pokken Tournament Streamed

While it’s already making a killing at Japanese arcades, Pokken Tournament has yet to make a proper appearance in the North American market. Thankfully, we don’t have to wait very long as Bandai Namco Entertainment and Nintendo will be releasing the Pokemon/Tekken-themed fighting game on the Wii U in North America, Europe, and Japan on March 18. If you think the few days separating March 18 ...

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Pokémon Sun & Moon Revealed for 3DS

During the streamed Pokemon Direct presentation that happened on Friday, Nintendo announced that the Pokemon Sun & Pokemon Moon will be the ‘all-new Pokemon adventure’ of the franchise. It will be available in nine languages during the Holiday 2016 season. The games will be available on the Nintendo 3DS all over the world in English, Japanese, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Korean ...

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