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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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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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Pokken Tournament to Get Mewtwo, Garchomp, and Braixen as New Playable Characters

We’re getting near the release of the hit arcade fighter Pokken Tournament on the Wii U, and a new announcement aims to make that two-month wait even more torturous. The latest issue of CoroCoro Comic has revealed that the Tekken Tournament-inspired Pokemon game will be getting three new famous Pokemon breeds as playable characters, namely Mewtwo, Garchomp, and Braixen. You can check out the ...

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Pokken Tournament Adds Sceptile to its Roster

With only a few months to go before its big Japanese console debut, the Pokemon-inspired arcade fighter Pokken Tournament has released a new promo video detailing yet another addition to its roster: the grass type Pokemon Sceptile. You can see the mean green fighting machine in action below: For the uninitiated, Pokken Tournament is a collaboration borne out of a need to see Tekken Tournament ...

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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Gets a Visit From Monsters

Just in time for Halloween, Nintendo has released a brand new trailer from Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash for the Wii U, one that claims to introduce the new Monsters of the court: Bowser Jr. and Dry Bones Bowser. Both are literal and figurative monsters inside and outside of the court, with Dry Bones Bowser being specifically suited to the occasion. Both characters were more or less already seen in ...

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Castlevania’s Koji Igarashi Tries to Create Levels with Super Mario Maker

One of the things that the Castlevania franchise is known for is all the thought put into its level design, so it’s no surprise that Polygon chose one of the people behind the franchise, Koji Igarashi, when selecting devs to try out Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. The Super Mario franchise itself is known for exceptional and thoughtful level design, but will Igarashi be able to apply the level ...

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VIDEO: Pokken Tournament for Wii U

The Pokemon Company has just posted the first official trailer for Pokken Tournament’s Wii U port, which is a collaboration between the company and fighting game juggernaut Bandai Namco. If the name has not made it clear yet, Pokken Tournament is a Pokemon fighting game based on the Tekken Tournament mechanics, with the Pokemon themselves battling each other in 3D arenas using impressive combos ...

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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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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Commercial Released

A new TV commercial has just been released for the upcoming multiplatform game Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, which is part of the recent campaign to revitalize the Sonic The Hedgehog franchise. The ad uses both CG and Live-action footage in order to bring the blue blur to life. ...

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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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