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Former Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies At 85 Former Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi Dies At 85
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Hiroshi Yamauchi, the former Nintendo president that ran the company during its transition from a playing card company to one of the world’s largest game developers, passed away due to pneumonia this morning. He was 85. Yamauchi began his career …

Pokemon X/Y Gets A Live Action TV Spot Pokemon X/Y Gets A Live Action TV Spot

Nintendo wants you to know that Pokemon X and Y for the 3DS changes everything. Gone are the 2D sprites and stilted battle animations. They’ve been replaced with full 3D models and battles that look more like what we saw …

Nintendo To Release Wii Fit U, Wii Sports Club In November Nintendo To Release Wii Fit U, Wii Sports Club In November

Nintendo generally announces any future Nintendo Directs a few days before they air, but it sometimes surprises with an unannounced Nintendo Direct. That happened to be the case this morning as Nintendo shared a Nintendo Direct that focused entirely on …

Friday The 13th: This Is What The NES Game Should Have Been Friday The 13th: This Is What The NES Game Should Have Been

If you’ve ever played the Friday the 13th NES game, there is a good chance you were disappointed. That goes especially for fans of the film franchise. Dr. Terror’s Hacktivision has imagined what a truly legit Friday the 13th NES …

The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Is More Than Just A Pretty Face The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Is More Than Just A Pretty Face

When it was originally released in 2003, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker was lauded as one of the prettiest games on the Gamecube. Now Nintendo is bringing it back on the Wii U to remind people just how …

Here’s Hideki Kamiya Talking About The Wonderful 101 At PAX Here’s Hideki Kamiya Talking About The Wonderful 101 At PAX

Earlier this month, Nintendo brought Hideki Kamiya to Seattle to meet with fans directly and talk about his latest title – The Wonderful 101. At the convention, Nintendo hosted a panel with Kamiya answering questions about The Wonderful 101 and …

These New ‘The Wonderful 101′ Trailers Will Make You Want The Game Even More These New ‘The Wonderful 101′ Trailers Will Make You Want The Game Even More

The Wonderful 101 is already getting plenty of praise across the Atlantic where the game is already out in Europe. Those of us in North America will have to wait until September 15 to play it, and Nintendo is content …

Pokemon Direct Reveals New Mega Evolutions Pokemon Direct Reveals New Mega Evolutions

We’re about a month away from the anticipated launch of Pokemon X and Y, but we still don’t know everything about the new title. Some information will undoubtedly remain a mystery until launch, but Nintendo has decided a few new …

The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Will Get A Hero Mode The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Will Get A Hero Mode

Upon completing The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, players could go through the game again in Hero Mode. It was a more challenging version of the game where hearts could not be obtained from cutting grass and enemies dealt double …

Wii U Price Cut Goes Live Sept. 20, Deluxe Set Will Retail For $300 Wii U Price Cut Goes Live Sept. 20, Deluxe Set Will Retail For $300
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The Wii U is in desperate need of a price cut. The $350 price tag for the Deluxe Set is just too much for the family hoping to buy a new Nintendo console this holiday season. Good thing that sweet …

Wii U Gets A Price Cut, Game Release Dates Pushed Up Wii U Gets A Price Cut, Game Release Dates Pushed Up
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Nintendo didn’t hold a Nintendo Direct this morning, but you’d be forgiven if you thought they did. The company announced a new handheld – the Nintendo 2DS – and now it’s detailing its holiday plans for the Wii U. First …

Nintendo Announces The Nintendo 2DS – It’s Not A Joke Nintendo Announces The Nintendo 2DS – It’s Not A Joke

The Nintendo 3DS is one of the best designed dedicated handhelds of all time. Nintendo followed it up with the Nintendo 3DS XL, and it was just as good. Now the company’s trying its hand at a new design, and …

Watch This Guy Beat Ocarina Of Time In Less Than 20 Minutes Watch This Guy Beat Ocarina Of Time In Less Than 20 Minutes

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is one of the most revered video games of all time and for good reason. It established almost all of the 3D action adventure conventions that many games still use to this day. …

Sega Shows How Co-Op Works In Sonic Lost World Sega Shows How Co-Op Works In Sonic Lost World
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During the last Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that Wii U exclusive Sonic Lost World would feature a co-op mode for those who own both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game. In the 3DS game, players will be …

Luigi’s Habit Of Falling Asleep Anywhere Is Starting To Get Dangerous Luigi’s Habit Of Falling Asleep Anywhere Is Starting To Get Dangerous

For three videos now, Nintendo has made light of Luigi’s apparent narcolepsy. Sure, it may be a main gameplay mechanic in Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, but it’s still a dangerous condition. The latest video advertising the game doesn’t do …

The Wonderful 101 Gets A Launch Trailer The Wonderful 101 Gets A Launch Trailer
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Wii U owners are understandably excited about The Wonderful 101. Besides Pikmin 3, it’s the first real game to hit Nintendo’s struggling system since March. It doesn’t hurt that the game comes from Platinum Games and Hideki Kamiya – creator …

The Wonderful 101 Gets Its Own Nintendo Direct The Wonderful 101 Gets Its Own Nintendo Direct

During the last Nintendo Direct on Wednesday, the company announced that it would be holding another Direct on Friday that focused exclusively on The Wonderful 101. The upcoming Wii U exclusive from Platinum Games has had a lot of people …

Mario & Luigi Embrace Their Italian Heritage In The Latest Dream Team Trailer Mario & Luigi Embrace Their Italian Heritage In The Latest Dream Team Trailer

If you frequent Internet culture, you would know that Luigi is a pretty big fan of spaghetti. Nintendo has downplayed Mario and Luigi’s Italian heritage in recent years, but it’s making a comeback in the latest ads for Mario & …

Nintendo Sues Hackyourconsole.com Over Piracy Nintendo Sues Hackyourconsole.com Over Piracy

Piracy is certainly a concern for both console makers and game developers. Microsoft’s failed attempt at implementing hardware-level DRM into the upcoming Xbox One is proof enough of that. However, while other console makers have battle piracy mainly through software, …

Latest Nintendo Direct Just Made A Lot Of Phoenix Wright Fans Very Happy Latest Nintendo Direct Just Made A Lot Of Phoenix Wright Fans Very Happy

Nintendo announced a new Nintendo Direct yesterday, and said the intention was to discuss already announced Wii U and 3DS titles. That was mostly the case, but the company can never resist announcing new titles as well. Nintendo president Satoru …

Nintendo Has Sold Over 600 Million Devices Since Its Launch Nintendo Has Sold Over 600 Million Devices Since Its Launch
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Say what you will about Nintendo and its place in modern gaming. While the Xbox and PlayStation may be the dominant software when it comes to the news cycle, the fact that their handheld devices continue to dominate the hardware …