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Official Japanese Trailer for Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice

An official Japanese trailer has just been released for the upcoming Sonic Boom game for the 3DS, titled Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice. It’s a 2.5D platformer, which seems to be the preferred genre for Sonic games, and judging by the trailer, there is a lot to like about the game barring preference over character design. You can check out the trailer, which highlights the differences between ice and ...

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FAN VIDEO: The Legend of Zelda – Race for Rupees

Animator Callegos Yavolitak has recently posted a short but extremely enjoyable fan video for The Legend of Zelda, the quality of which is so high that it makes you wish Nintendo would get off their butts and develop a CG animated series already. The short is titled Racing for Ruppes, and features Link trying to score himself a new shield. Unfortunately for the hero of time, the shield costs more ...

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Play Super Mario 64 Straight From Your Browser

With the existence of Nintendo 64 emulators and with PCs these days powerful enough to do the job, playing Super Mario 64 on your PC isn’t such a big deal (in fact, you can even play it on your smartphone if you have one of the beefier ones.) However, what about playing a remake of the first level – one with HD textures that make it look like a Wii version of the game? And how about doing it ...

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Australian Ratings Board Reveals New Pokemon Rumble Game

The Australian Classification Board recently started listing a new multi-platform game on their website titled “Pokemon Rumble World.” The game is rated PG for “mild violence, online interactivity,” and lists the publisher as Nintendo Co., Ltd. While Nintendo has not yet announced any new additions to their Pokemon Rumble franchise, the listing is pretty telling and points to an upcoming ...

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EU Wii U VC Gets Pokemon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire

Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire had a great release on the Nintendo 3DS, but Nintendo is not done with the Pokemon craze as they are getting ready to release Pokemon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire for the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe this December 11, for the nifty price of €6.99/£6.79. ...

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Nintendo of Japan to Cease Production of Original 3DS XL Models

Nintendo of Japan has recently announced via their official website that the original 3DS XL, regardless of color and model, will soon be discontinued. The announcement is odd considering that a range of colors for the original 3DS will continue to be produced and sold. The possible reason for the 3DS XL being discontinued is a push for the new Nintendo 3DS and 3DS LL, which has been released in ...

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New Trailer for Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire

The Pokemon Company’s Japanese Youtube channel has posted a new promo trailer for the upcoming remakes Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire. The new trailer seems to leverage the fact that it’s a remake of the Gameboy Advance installments, as it devotes a few moments of the trailer to banking on the GBA nostalgia. Afterwards, the trailer goes straight to the overview of the new features, such as the ...

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Pokemon Omega Ruby + Alpha Sapphire Dual Pack Comes With In-Game Bonus

Most Pokemon fans are content with just owning Omega ruby or Alpha Sapphire, and just gaining the exclusive Pokemon from the other title through trading (or through hacking, if it ever became possible.) However, those of you who live on the completionist side of the fence will be glad to know that Nintendo has announced plans to release a Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Dual Pack in North ...

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Marvel x Nintendo Mashup: The Wiivengers

We have always described Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers as “Avengers Meets Pokemon,” on account of the fact that it’s a bunch of kids collecting and summoning Marvel characters and getting them to fight other summoned characters. However, animator James Farr has taken things one step further as he releases a fan new parody video that actually combines Marvel and Nintendo IPs: The ...

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Nintendo 125th: Favorite Character

Nintendo has many characters, so many that its hard to count or remember them all. But out of those handful of characters, everyone has a number one favorite (or two, three, four number one favorites, some people cant decided) So here’s my number one favorite Character- Kirby! For some reason, Kirby was always my favorite character, even though I never played his games as a child and mostly as ...

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Happy 125th Nintendo!

Happy 125th Nintendo! Yes, you’ve read that right! September 23rd is Nintendo’s 125th birthday! Its NOT a typo.   ( If most of us stop spending time bashing Nintendo, bashing each other and consoles and be real gamers, then this awesome gaming history would be common knowledge. I think all gamers should learn some gaming history about the present and past companies. (=   ...

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CG Animated Pikmin Movie in The Works

Shigeru Miyamoto is not done with the Pikmin franchise. Not just yet. There’s a new Pikmin in the works, but it won’t be a game this time around. According to report by Kotaku, Miyamoto is planning an animated film based on the Pikmin IP. Titled “Pikmin Short Movie,” the project will be CG animated and is scheduled to debut at next month’s Tokyo International Film Festival. ...

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