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Nintendo Announces A Zelda-Themed 3DS XL For North America

Last month, Nintendo released a Zelda-themed Wii U to correlate with the launch of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. Now the company is doing it again with its handheld line to celebrate the launch of The Legend …

Nintendo Announces Month-Long ‘Wii Fit U’ Trial
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Earlier today, Microsoft announced that it will be giving early Xbox One adopters access to a trial version of Kinect Sports Rivals in the months leading up to the title’s launch. Now, Nintendo has announced a similar plane for its …

Here’s Some New Super Mario 3D World Gameplay Footage

Last week, Nintendo made us a believer in Mario again with the latest trailer for Super Mario 3D World. After some initial skepticism regarding Mario’s first 3D adventure on the Wii U, most are now convinced that Nintendo has hit …

Nintendo Announces Wii U Skylanders Bundle For The Holidays

Earlier this week, Nintendo announced a new Wii U bundle for the holidays that included New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U for $300. That’s a pretty good value, but some prospective shoppers may be bummed out …

Full Screen Mario Attracts The Ire Of Nintendo
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In 1990, John Carmack ported the first level of Super Mario Bros. 3 to the PC to prove that side-scrolling graphics could be done on the platform. He then presented this breakthrough to Nintendo, but the company wasn’t interested in …

Phoenix Wright Headlines This Week’s Nintendo Download

Capcom made a lot of courtroom drama fans happy this year when it announced that the latest Phoenix Wright game – Dual Destinies – would be localized for the West. Unfortunately, the game is not getting a physical release in …

Nintendo Unveils New Wii U Bundle For The Holidays
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The Wii U’s first year on the market has not been the best. Nintendo’s own efforts to produce software for the console has been impeded by delays, and third parties have been dropping support for the console within its first …

Super Mario 3D World Continues To Impress In Latest Gameplay Trailer
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We’re only a month away from the launch of Super Mario 3D World, but Nintendo has stayed relatively quiet about the game. Sure, we’ve seen some trailers here and there, but there’s not a lot being said about the next …

Nintendo Wii Officially Exits Production

I’d wager that a Nintendo Wii is lying somewhere in your house. You probably bought it when it was featured on Oprah and all the other daytime talk shows as the first gaming console to really be for everybody. Now …

Sonic Lost World Gets Two New Trailers

Sonic Lost World just launched in Europe, and SEGA couldn’t be more pleased. In fact, it’s put together two separate trailers for both versions of the game to tide over US fans until the game launches here in two weeks. …

Wii Party U Gets A New Trailer Ahead Of Launch

Mario Party has always been the go-to party game on Nintendo consoles ever since the first game in the franchise appeared on the Nintendo 64. Since then, every Nintendo console has received a Mario Party game within the first few …

Hulu Plus Makes Its Way To The Nintendo 3DS Hulu Plus Makes Its Way To The Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS is becoming to go to handheld for games everywhere these days thanks to a string of hit titles, like Pokemon X/Y, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team and Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon. Now players can also enjoy the …

Lorule Is Hyrule’s Shadow Realm In The Legend Of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
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One of the core gameplay components from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past was the existence of the dark world. It was a twisted form of Hyrule that reflected the evil heart of Ganon and his desires, …

The UK Got A Cooler Pokemon X/Y Ad Than Us

Pokemon X and Pokemon Y hit retail tomorrow, and grown men and women around the world will hit up their local game shop to prove that Pokemon is still relevant to their lives. That’s not a bad thing, of course, …

Pokemon X/Y Are The Highlights In This Week’s Nintendo Download

After all the hype, Nintendo and Game Freak are finally unleashing Pokemon X and Pokemon Y upon the world. Will this latest game in the franchise evolve the series in a meaningful way? You’ll have to find out for yourself …

Check Out These Trailers For Two Upcoming Wii U Games

I think we can firmly say that the great Wii U drought is finally over. Nintendo is releasing at least one strong first-party title a month and will do so up through February of next year. In fact, Nintendo has …

Here Are 8 New Games Coming To The Nintendo eShop

Earlier this week, Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct in which it revealed more details regarding future retail releases for both the Wii U and 3DS. It didn’t touch on any future Nintendo eShop releases though. Fans of Nintendo’s digital services …

Here’s Some New Super Mario 3D World Gameplay

Yesterday, Nintendo showed off some new levels and powerups from Super Mario 3D World during its Nintendo Direct. The trailer was a little short, however, so we didn’t get to see everything these new powerups have to offer. That’s where …

Sonic Lost World Continues To Impress In Latest Gameplay Trailer

In today’s latest Nintendo DIrect for North America, we were treated to a short look at Sonic Lost World. Unfortunately, we weren’t shown any new footage of the upcoming title. Thankfully, Nintendo UK was more than happy enough to show …

Nintendo Direct Reveals New Info On Upcoming Wii U, 3DS Games
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Yesterday, Nintendo announced that it would hold a Nintendo Direct today to discuss upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles. True to its word, the latest Nintendo Direct did just that, and even served up some surprises for the Nintendo fan. …

‘Pokemon Origins’ Cartoon to Stream For Free in November

With Nintendo readying the launch of Pokemon X and Y in just a matter of weeks, it seems that Pokemon might make be this year’s handheld equivalent to the recent success of Grand Theft Auto V. In addition to the …