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Nintendo Wants You To Know That Its Indie Friendly

The current generation of game consoles have forced change onto all three platform holders. One of the biggest changes is their approach to indie games. Whereas previous generations weren’t so kind, the current platforms welcome indies with open arms. The biggest turnaround in this regard came from Nintendo where it completely revamped its developer relations program to get indies on …

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Yoshi’s New Island Trailer Reminds You That March Has A Nintendo Release

March is shaping up to be a huge month for gamers. Titanfall and Dark Souls II came out today, and Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD comes out next week. Nintendo might be feeling a little left out, but it has its own major release in March. In a new launch trailer for Yoshi’s New Island, Nintendo wants to remind you that …

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Golf And Bloks Make Up This Week’s Nintendo Download

The Nintendo Download has been lacking in new content for the past few months. Major releases offer minor relief, but Nintendo more often than not relies on unexciting virtual console releases to pad out its release schedule. That same padding continues this week. Nintendo announced today that the Wii U’s only virtual console release this week is NES Open Tournament …

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Iwata: Nintendo Isn’t Changing Anytime Soon

Nintendo didn’t have a stellar 2013. The Wii U continues to be a disaster and the 3DS can only do so much to offset those losses. In the face of these challenges, shareholders have called on Nintendo to forsake its own hardware in favor of making games for mobile devices. While Nintendo has repeatedly said this would never happen, Nintendo …

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Nintendo Announces Yoshi-Themed Nintendo 3DS XL

With the Year of Luigi wrapping up on March 18, Nintendo needs a new mascot character to lead the way in 2014. While any one character may not get a year just devoted to them this year, Yoshi is getting some love right at the start of 2014 in celebration of his latest game. Nintendo announced this morning that it …

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Professor Layton Finds His Way Into The Nintendo Download

For the past few weeks, the Nintendo Download has been a bit on the skimpy side. That’s not going to change this week as Nintendo only has one major 3DS release and some virtual console titles. The only major release this week is Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy on February 28. This is the final Layton game in the …

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Nintendo Shutting Down Wii, DS Online Services In May

The Wii and DS were the first Nintendo consoles to offer online play through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. The service wasn’t exactly the best and it was more frustrating than anything what with players having to enter separate friend codes for each game. If you managed to get past all that, you might have found that titles like Mario Kart …

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Now Pokemon Is Getting The Virtual Reality Treatment

There seems to be a new trend of porting older games to the Oculus Rift to see if traditional gameplay can be adapted to virtual reality. We first saw it last week with one developer’s efforts to port the original Legend of Zelda to the Rift, and now somebody has done the same with Pokemon. Pokemon 3D is a first-person …

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Buy A Nintendo 3DS And A Game, Get Pokemon X/Y For Free

Nintendo regularly offers deals and promotions, but they aren’t exactly what you’d call satisfactory. While Sony is busy chopping 75 percent or more off the retail price of some games, Nintendo is okay with just lopping 20 percent off. With its latest promotion, it’s at least giving away a free game; but you’ll have to spend some serious cash to …

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Here’s One Last Look At Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Tomorrow’s the day – Rambo The Videogame Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze finally arrives on store shelves. After being delayed past its original release in December, the Retro Studios developed sequel to Donkey Kong Country Returns finally, well, returns to deliver another helping of pitch-perfect platforming and delightful music. While Nintendo hasn’t been shy about sharing trailers for the game, …

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Donkey Kong And Weapon Shops Make Up This Week’s Nintendo Download

The Nintendo eShop has been updated yet again, and surprise – there’s not a lot here. What is there, however, is pretty good as a few major first party and third party releases are finally hitting the Wii U and 3DS. Nintendo announced today that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will be out on the eShop tomorrow alongside the game’s …

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Nintendo Direct Offers Details On Upcoming Games

For the first Nintendo Direct of the year, fans had high hopes. After all, the Nintendo Direct that kicked off 2013 was full of surprises and new game announcements. That was unfortunately not the case this time around, but there was still plenty of goodness for the Nintendo fan. Starting off, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed that Little Mac from …

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