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The full 11/12 Nintendo Direct recap: Cloud, Twilight Princess, Pokemon, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2015 4:15pm PST

This was one of the more eventful Nintendo Directs in recent memory. In case you missed it, Shacknews has you covered.


Super Smash Bros. fulfills fantasies with Cloud Strife

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2015 2:48pm PST

Today's Nintendo Direct concluded with a Super Smash Bros. announcement that nobody saw coming. At all.


"No reason it *can't*, but given the conspicuous absence of even a single XBO announcement out of ..."

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Fire Emblem: Fates coming in February 2016

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2015 2:47pm PST

Nintendo has announced the pricing and availability for Fire Emblem: Fates.


"Article is wrong, they're $40 each like every other AAA 3DS game. $20 when you buy the other."

- skankcore see all 11 comments

Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow will be re-released on 3DS in February

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2015 2:41pm PST

To help celebrate 20 years of Pokemon, Nintendo is taking the original games and re-relasing them on 3DS in February.


"Also included, hope they left fun stuff like the Mew Glitch (or get any Pokemon, really) :D"

- No2Rancor see all 5 comments

Star Fox Zero will now land in April with GamePad controls intact

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2015 2:32pm PST

Nintendo looked to be going back to the drawing board with Star Fox Zero. The game now has a new April release date, though it appears that some of its more troublesome elements will remain in place.


"I'm not a Starfox fan, I'm mainly interested because Platinum made this"

- Serpico74 see all 7 comments

Nintendo Wii U bundled with Super Smash Bros. and Splatoon this holiday

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2015 2:32pm PST

This may very well be the ultimate Nintendo Wii U bundle to be released this year.


Pokemon Picross will hit 3DS in early December

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2015 2:24pm PST

Nintendo is returning to Picross and using the pocket monsters of Pokemon.


Splatoon updates continue with new gear, weapons, and stages coming soon

By Daniel Perez, Nov 12, 2015 2:17pm PST

Nintendo will be releasing some new content for Splatoon this evening, tomorrow evening, and in the near future.


Super Mario Maker course portal coming next month

By Steve Watts, Nov 12, 2015 2:15pm PST

A new Web site portal is coming in December that should make it easier for Super Mario Maker players to find courses.


The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD will come to Wii U in March

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 12, 2015 2:05pm PST

Another Legend of Zelda game is getting the reboot treatment, with Twilight Princess making its way to Wii U.


"Really, I think most all lefties are "primarily lefties" because there's no real choice. You ..."

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Four things to look for from the first post-Iwata Nintendo Direct

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2015 11:00am PST

Nintendo has been in a state of flux since the passing of Satoru Iwata and in the wake of some high-profile delays. Now it is ready to carry on with its first Nintendo Direct since Iwata's passing. Here are a few items that viewers should be on the lookout for.


"I've already informed the family that I'll probably be playing a LOT of this when it launches. "

- capt tripps see all 10 comments

Nintendo's first mobile games will be free-to-play, according to reports

By Daniel Perez, Nov 11, 2015 8:48am PST

According to a Wall Street Journal report, we should expect the first few Nintendo mobile games to be free-to-play.


Nintendo Direct to return this Thursday

By Steve Watts, Nov 10, 2015 7:20am PST

Nintendo will host its first Nintendo Direct since the passing of company president Satoru Iwata on Thursday, with a focus on upcoming Wii U and 3DS games.


"First one since the passing of Satoru Iwata. Ok, Nintendo. Don't mess this up!"

- the man with the briefcase see all 4 comments

Nintendo travels to 16 malls across US to demo its games lineup this holiday season

By Daniel Perez, Nov 09, 2015 7:21am PST

Planning on making a trip to the mall to do some holiday shopping this year? Just be careful you don't spend the entire day checking out Nintendo's holiday lineup.


"I said this in another thread, but the every lowering prices of the XboxOne and PS4 are going to ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 16 comments

Pokken Tournament trailer steps into the ring with Pikachu Libre and Shadow Mewtwo

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 03, 2015 9:44am PST

The latest Pokken Tournament trailer is out, showing off a couple of new fighters ready to hit the arena, including a lucha libre-themed Pikachu and an incarnation of Mewtwo that looks to be badder than ever.