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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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New CG Trailer for Bravely Second

This morning’s Nintendo Direct presentation included an announcement regarding the release window for Bravely Second, which is the exciting follow up to Square Enix’s Bravely Default. According to the announcement, Bravely Second will be making its way to Japanese Nintendo 3DSes this winter. As for the trailer, it’s your usual Square Enix trailer featuring a mish-mash of gameplay footage ...

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Link Joins Mario Kart 8 as DLC Character

If you’re a frequent visitor of Toonbarn, you may have noticed that we regularly post entries about the Legend of Zelda franchise. Every chance we get. It’s because several of Toonbarn’s contributors are fans of the games and the fact that it had an animated TV series (no matter how crappy it was), gives us an excuse to write about Link without straying too far away from the site’s ...

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Super Smash Bros Screens Show Off Zero Suit Samus

This is probably the sexiest you’re ever going to get with Nintendo and Samus Aran, but the latest Super Smash Bros. pic of the day from director Masahiro Sakurai features Metroid’s Samus Aran in her Zero Suit outfits from the ending of Metroid: Zero Mission. The screenies show off a couple of different options for both the Wii U and 3DS versions: ...

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The Legend of Zelda Monopoly Scheduled for September

Link’s really busy these days. There’s his usual appearances in his own games and his gig at the next installment of Super Smash Bros., then he went ahead and got a crowd-brawling game of his own via Hyrule Warriors. Now he’s going to get all up in your boardgame via a new Legend of Zelda-themed Monopoly board game. While we’re not exactly sure how the land of Hyrule will translate into ...

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Pokemon X and Y Gives Away Free Heracross and Pinsir this August

Starting this August 13, Nintendo will be giving away a free Heracross and Pinsir to players of Pokemon X and Y, respectively. Players who wish to net either of these two freebies will have to act fast, though, as the distribution event will end on September 17. If you miss that, you’ll have to acquire your own Heracross or Pinsir through some other means. Additionally, the free Pokemon will ...

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Trailer for Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle

Bandai Namco Games will be bringing the popular CG animated property Tenkai Knights to the Nintendo 3DS via a new action game called Brave Battle. The game is slated for an October 7 release in North America and will have a special limited edition available exclusively at Target. The special limited edition bundle contains the game itself an a rare red metallic Bravenwolf mini-figure. You can ...

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Final Fantasy Explorers Coming This Winter

The most recent Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation included a nostalgic nod to Final Fantasy’s past, which served as a lead-in to a trailer for the upcoming 3DS action RPG, Final Fantasy Explorer. Square Enix has slated the game for a winter release in Japan. You can get your first look at the game by checking out the presentation below: ...

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New Super Smash Bros. Screen Feature Megaman.EXE and Volnutt

Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai recently revealed a new screenshot for the upcoming game, this time featuring a look at Mega Man. The screenshot in question depicts the Blue Bomber’s Final Smash, in which he brings some of his other forms (or iterations) together for a beam attack. As mentioned, the image shows Megaman.EXE and Megaman Legends’ Volnutt. The latter is worth noting ...

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