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Detective Pikachu First Impressions – A Bolt of Brilliance!

After 21 years of Pokémon games, we’ve seen more spin-offs than you can shake a Turtwig at. From Pokémon Ranger, Mystery Dungeon and Rumble to Hey You Pikachu!, Pinball and Trozei!. In 2018, Nintendo…

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Detective Pikachu Game Announced for Western Release

Detective Pikachu is venturing to the west! The 3DS game was originally released in Japan via the Nintendo eShop on February 3, 2016 and proved popular enough that there is…

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The Nintendo 64 Mini – What Would It Need to Have?

With the release of the miniature SNES Classic and the success of the NES Classic, it’s logical to assume Nintendo would continue its pattern of making teeny tiny versions of…

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All Super Mario Odyssey Outfits Can Be Unlocked Without amiibo

A feature many never knew they wanted in a Mario game was the ability to dress up the titular Italian in a variety of outfits and hats. Many assumed some…

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6 of the Best amiibo

amiibo are one of the most financially savvy ideas Nintendo have come up with in the last ten years. Adopting the blueprint of concepts like Skylanders and Disney Infinity, the…

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Nintendo Clarifies Metroid: Samus Returns Amiibo Content Gating

Nintendo was in hot water last week when it was first revealed that the upcoming Amiibo’s being launched for Metroid: Samus Returns would have gated content attached to them. Most…

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update – Piranha Plant Fix & Pikmin Suit

This week, Nintendo updated Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with its second patch. While the first patch in May focused more on minor updates, this patch focused more on balancing competition.…

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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Getting Limited Edition Bundle

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, a reimagining of the Japan-only Famicom title Fire Emblem Gaiden, will be releasing on May 19 for an expected retail price of $39.99. However,…

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Gets Free Update – Direct Roundup

This morning, the latest Nintendo Direct announced that Animal Crossing: New Leaf was getting a free update and will be included in a new packaged release as Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome…

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Nintendo Direct Sep 2016: Animal Crossing & Picross3d Round 2

There were 2 big update announcements made on this morning’s Nintendo Direct. The first being that Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be receiving Amiibo support. Animal Crossing series Amiibo cards…