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Nintendo 3DS Updated With Miiverse, Nintendo Network

Since its launch, one of the defining features of the Wii U has been Miiverse. It’s like a mini social network where players can post messages about the games they’re playing and have civilized discussions on just how funky a …

Nintendo Shows Up At VGX, Awkwardness Ensues
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Ever since its inception, Nintendo has never had much of a presence at Spike TV’s VGAs. When it was announced this year that Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime would show up at the newly christened VGX, fans got a …

Pikmin 3 Is Getting A Christmas Themed Level

What does Christmas mean to you? Perhaps it’s the time you spend with family, or just a week away from work. For others, it’s all about the presents. With some upcoming DLC for Pikmin 3, a select few can even …

Sega 3D Classics Highlight This Week’s Nintendo Download

Soon after the launch of the 3DS, Nintendo began to experiment with the idea of remaking classic NES games in 3D. Only a few were made, but it was pretty cool to see the classic games of our youth pop …

Nintendo To Release Pokemon X/Y 2DS Bundles On December 6

Nintendo launched its 3DS hardware redesign – the 2DS – earlier this year to coincide with the launch of the Pokemon X and Y. At the time, I wondered why they didn’t just bundle the game with the hardware to …

Tour The Louvre On Your Nintendo 3DS

For a while now, 3DS owners who happened to be visited the Louvre could use their handheld as a sort of virtual tour guide. It was one of the more unique functionalities to come to Nintendo’s handheld but its appeal …

Nintendo Thinks This Infographic Will Convince You To Buy A Wii U
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Over the past two weeks, we’ve seen the launch of two next-gen consoles and both are doing incredibly well already. We tend to forget, however, that Nintendo ushered in the next generation of game consoles, but not necessarily hardware, last …

Nintendo Held Its Own Big Launch Event Right Across The Street From The Xbox One Launch
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While the big news on Friday was the launch of the Xbox One in New York City’s Times Square, the Nintendo World Store across the street was having its own launch event. While the Wii U has already been out …

Nintendo Announces New Black Friday Bundles, Sales

Black Friday is quickly approaching and cost-conscious gamers are already on the look out for some great deals. Sony was the first out of the gate last week with details regarding its Black Friday plans, and now it’s Nintendo’s turn. …

Mario, Zelda Highlight This Week’s Nintendo Download
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Mario and Zelda remain the top two franchises that Nintendo can always look to in its quest to sell more hardware. As such, the company is looking at an increase in console sales this weekend as new Mario and Zelda …

Pure Nostalgia: The 1996 Toys ‘R’ Us Holiday Catalog Pure Nostalgia: The 1996 Toys ‘R’ Us Holiday Catalog
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It’s a bit glorious and immensely nostalgic to witness remnants of the past, looking at relics that once were stationed on our living room rugs – memories of which our youth embellished all products marketed towards us; it was part …

Nintendo Direct Details Upcoming 3DS Games

All the attention this week may be on the impending launch of the PS4, but Nintendo isn’t letting that keep it silent. Instead, it decided to host a Nintendo Direct today focusing on the world’s most popular dedicated gaming device …

Wii Sports Club Headlines This Week’s Nintendo Download

Back in September, Nintendo announced that it was bringing an HD version of its Wii Sports title to the Wii U as a digital download. If you’ve been hankering to get back into the world of Wii Sports since then, …

Super Mario 3D World TV Ad Sugarcoats What Will Undoubtedly Be A Brutal Multiplayer Experience
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Super Mario Bros. has always been a multiplayer game in the strictest sense of the word as players could always alternate between Mario and Luigi. In New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Nintendo introduced the concept of letting four players play …

Nintendo Isn’t Worried About The Impending Xbox One/PS4 Launches
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Ever since the Wii U launched last year, there’s been some talk about whether or not Nintendo could compete with the PS4 and Xbox One once both consoles launch this month. The reasoning is that players will view the Wii …

Wii Mini’s U.S. Launch Set For Mid-November

In December of last year, Nintendo of Canada released a super cheap version of the Wii called the Wii Mini. It must have been a success as Nintendo has been slowly rolling it out to other parts of the world …

Mario Party: Island Tour Gets A Friendship Destroying Trailer

I’m not one to criticize Nintendo for what it does, but it still baffles me why the company chose to release its first Mario Party of this generation on the Nintendo 3DS instead of the Wii U. Sure, the handheld …

Wii Fit U Trial Headlines This Week’s Nintendo Download

Back in September, Nintendo announced that Wii Fit U would finally be launching on November 1. It won’t be hitting retail stores at that point, however, as Nintendo wants to experiment with alternative pricing schemes on the eShop first. For …

Nintendo Sold 460,000 Wii U Units In The Last Six Months

The Wii U hasn’t been doing so hot this last year as the new console struggled to find an audience thanks to its high price and lack of first party games. Nintendo started to address both of those problems in …

Sonic Lost World Gets A Launch Trailer

It’s been a long time coming, but Sonic Lost World is finally upon those of us who live in North America. The Wii U/3DS exclusive promises brand new gameplay that makes Sonic stand out more than ever before while introducing …

Wayne Brady Raps, White People Dance in New Wii Party U Ad

For nearly one year now, Nintendo has struggled to sell its Wii U console. The lack of must-have games for the system has created apathy for gamers, who are now looking forward to two competitor consoles from Sony and Microsoft. …