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Nyko's Nintendo Switch Dock is Teeny-Tiny, Won't Scratch the Screen

By Steve Watts, Jun 23, 2017 12:45pm PDT

The third-party peripheral maker steps in to tend to some less-than-ideal aspects of the official dock.


"Of all of the NESes I've got and have fooled with over the years I've never run into one with a ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Radar Scope

By Greg Burke, Jun 22, 2017 6:00pm PDT

Greg Burke is back from E3 2017 to tell us all about the first arcade game that Shigeru Miyamoto helped develop for Nintendo. Radar Scope!


Everything We Know About Super Mario Odyssey

By David Craddock, Jun 22, 2017 8:30am PDT

Following Nintedo's Direct, here's everything we know about Super Mario Odyssey so far.


Metroid Prime 4 Will Not Have Retro Studios Involvement

By John Keefer, Jun 20, 2017 8:20am PDT

A new development team will be taking over from the studio that created the bulk of the franchise's recent titles.


"That's ok because 2 and 3 got worse and worse. Let someone else try to recapture the magic of 1"

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E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Exclusive New Donk City Gameplay

By Greg Burke, Jun 19, 2017 6:30pm PDT

We loved the game. We played it a lot. Check out footage of our playthrough of New Donk City.


"It's definitely possible but I don't think it's going to happen, at least not frequently. ..."

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Everything Nintendo Announced at E3 2017

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2017 1:30pm PDT

For such a short presentation, Nintendo packed its pre-recorded stream with announcements and then dripped a few more throughout the week.


A Switch Design Flaw Allows No Backups, and Nintendo Doesn't Care

By John Keefer, Jun 16, 2017 9:30am PDT

If your console breaks, all the work you put into those games is gone for good.


"Microsoft and Sony are on their 2nd generation of consoles with it while Nintendo appears to ..."

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E3 2017: Pikmin 4 is 'Still Progressing,' Miyamoto Says

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2017 6:10pm PDT

With Nintendo showing many of its iconic games and characters at this E3, the little half-plant, half-animal Pikmin were conspicuously absent.


"Unfortunately that leads to things like the last F-Zero game coming out on the Gamecube sometimes."

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E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Hands-on Impressions: What if This is Simulation?

By Asif Khan, Jun 14, 2017 9:00am PDT

Shacknews has hands-on impressions of Super Mario Odyssey from the show floor at E3 2017.


"No way, they wouldn't gimp the handheld mode without very good reason."

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E3 2017: Day 1 Recap - Our Reaction to Nintendo Direct and Every Interview from the Show Floor

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:10pm PDT

Miss any of our live event coverage? Get caught up on every interview and reaction stream.


"Awesome write up, those of us "working" can't really watch videos."

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E3 2017: Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions Is Making A Splash on Nintendo 3DS

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 13, 2017 9:20pm PDT

If you didn't get a chance to enjoy the game when it debuted on Game Boy Advance, it's time to nab the remake!


"It's nice to see Superstar Saga is so well-remembered. It felt like not enough people were ..."

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E3 2017: Our Live Reactions to Super Mario Odyssey and the Nintendo Spotlight

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2017 3:00pm PDT

There was also Kirby, Mario + Rabbids, Yoshi and, oh yeah, Metroid Prime 4 for Nintendo Switch.


E3 2017: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is Actually Brilliant

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2017 12:00pm PDT

How Ubisoft turned me from a Mario + Rabbids skeptic into an evangelist. Have you heard the good news?


E3 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns Reimagines Metroid 2 for 3DS

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:20am PDT

A split between 2D and 3D gameplay, Metroid: Samus Returns will roll (via morph ball) onto your 3DS this fall.    


"I remember not getting far in that game because the tiny screen size and panning screen meant a ..."

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E3 2017: Yoshi Gets A New Adventure

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 13, 2017 9:38am PDT

Mario's prehistoric sidekick returns in a new title with a familiar feel.


"^^^^ felt the same way, I can't wait! I also loved the new Kirby ..."

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